“The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 4 Episode 2 Confirms Serena Joy Waterford is Pregnant
RELATED: “The Handmaid’s Story”: Yvonne Strahovski Teases Serena Joy’s Pregnancy in Season 4Serena and Fred were on opposite ends in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4, Episode 2, “Nightshade”. At first, Serena tried to reason with her husband. But Fred made it clear that he had no intention of reconciliation.
“Nichole is no more your daughter than she is mine,” Fred told Serena. “If you think I’m going to let you have it and walk free, go start a new life, you’re delusional.”
As a result, Serena went to see Mark Tuello (Sam Jaeger) and asked to separate her interests from Fred. Then Tuello revealed that Serena was pregnant.
“You are pregnant, Serena. Your blood test results came back, ”said Tuello. ” Congratulations. “
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Following the announcement of the pregnancy, some Handmaid’s Tale fans wondered if Ms Waterford cheated on Fred. But it’s likely that Fred is the father of Serena’s baby. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, showrunner Bruce Miller explained why Fred and Serena were finally able to conceive.
“Well, Gilead is working,” Miller said. “They cleaned up; they have done everything to increase fertility. They do not have sterility; men are not sterile. I guess Fred had low motility and bad luck; I think it would be bad luck.
The Handmaid’s Tale showrunner also offered some theories about Fred and Serena’s situation.
“My feeling was that either they were lucky or that’s just what Serena said – that clean water, clean life, all organic food and whatever Gilead really helped,” Miller said. . “Or maybe the prayers worked. Who can say it didn’t work? Somewhere along the line they got lucky.
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While The Handmaid’s Tale showrunner debunked the theory that Fred isn’t the father, there are still a lot of layers to unravel when it comes to Serena’s pregnancy. In an interview with TV Insider, Miller reminded fans that Serena always wanted a child. But now everything has changed.
“She changed the country to have a baby. She overthrew the government. Now she is pregnant. Was it worth it? Miller said. “A big part of this season is getting what you’ve always wanted, then what you sacrifice yourself for, what you put everything on the line for, and then seeing what you’ve become.
The showrunner also suggested that Serena would “suffer during her pregnancy the same way she did in June. [Elisabeth Moss] suffer. Then speaking with Variety, Miller predicted that Serena might have her baby taken away.
“She clearly doesn’t deserve to be happy, but maybe there’s a world where she deserves to have a child and have her taken away,” Miller said.
For the moment, The Handmaid’s Tale fans will have to watch Serena’s storyline unfold in Season 4. Get ready.
The Handmaid’s Tale Saison 4 is on Hulu.