The Best The Handmaid's Tale, Season 5, Episode 3 Quotes

Commander: Yes, well, we led with sentiment, in all the mercy that we've shown her.
- But Agnes is strong, and she will be able to understand, when she has to.
- June Osborn is a cancer.
- We have to cut her out.

- You're finally a free woman.
- Are you sure you want to... throw that away?
- I want to thank you for everything that you've done for me.
- It was my job.
- Still.

- Somebody, help!
- No! Oh, God! Janine!
- You sent her a finger.
- How is that gonna help our family?
- That is not gonna get Hannah back.
June: I wanted her to know it was me.

Moira: What is this?
Lily: Everyone we've been able to get out.
- Or a lot of them, anyway.
- This is incredible.
Lily: Don't be too impressed.
- Here's who we've lost over the years.

- He's become very active after meals.
- Oh.
- We're going to protect you, Serena.
- You and your child.
- Ooh, ooh. [chuckles]
- Praise be. [chuckles]

- June?
- The Americans are escorting Serena Waterford back into Toronto.
- She's coming back?
Lily: Private airport.

- Getting us out.
- And all those kids.
- I was lucky.
- Women always say that when they've done something extraordinary.
- Follow me.

- May I confirm your attendance?
- Of course.
- Did Commander Lawrence call the meeting?
[messenger] I'm not sure, ma'am.
- The order just came down from the Council.
- Thank you.

- We won't be able to talk again for a while. I'm sorry.
- No, I'm just...
- I mean...
- I understand.
- Hey, Nick.
- Try and be happy, okay?

[Lawrence] Uh, no. No.
Serena: Oh. Is, um, something the matter?
- No.
- You seem different.
- Serena, do you have some kind of expectation of me?
- No, of course not.

- I hope you don't mind a few lumps.
- I'm still terrible at knitting.
- Oh, you should see the first one.
- No one should have to see that.
- Well, thank you for the effort.
- Ah, dinner. Shall we?

Mark: They'll walk you back to the car.
- Back to the Detention Center for now.

- Goodbye, Serena.
- Stay safe.

- I'll make sure that Angela grows up to know where she got her beautiful smile.
- And her sweet nature.
- Yeah.
Naomi: You won't be forgotten.

- Hey, just give me a second, okay?
- Okay. Be careful.

Aunt: Where did they take her?
Doctor: She woke up a few hours ago.
- She's made some improvements.
- Fresh air will do her good.

- The hotel Marthas will be reporting back.
- Are you worried about your reputation?
- Just wouldn't want anybody to get the wrong idea.
- Right.
- I'll leave you to it, then.
- I'll be back to escort you to Commander Lawrence's.

- She's gonna be okay.
- She's not gonna be a wife.
- That is not fucking happening.
- I'm gonna go, um...
- I'm gonna go get our stuff.
- We should get back.
- She is going to be okay.
- 'Kay. Thanks.

Aunt: The doctors aren't, uh... too optimistic.
- I'm sorry, Lydia.
- She was a blessing.
- Is a blessing! She'll recover.
- Of course.
- Do you want to say hi?
- You wanna say hi?

- I don't know.
- Her dress.
- I've never seen that color before.
- It was like a plum color.
- Purple.
- Yeah, purple.
- What... what does purple mean?
- I don't know.
Moira: I don't know.
- It's not pink, though.
- She's not a little girl anymore.

- They're a bunch of fucking traumatized refugees, and they're the last people you need to be around right now.
- Well, you don't get to decide that.
- Fine. I'll ask them to meet.
- For Hannah.
- Just me and you, though.
- No men allowed.

- And protection from those who would hurt me and my baby.
- Absolutely.
- Don't worry.
- Leadership is very invested in making this a success.
- Thank you.

- Looks like you have some fans,
- Mrs. Waterford.
- Servants of God.
- We're all here to spread His word.

- Surface-level beauty doing its best to paper over a stunning amount of hypocrisy.
- It's a shame that you can't see all that we've done right here.
- Good night, Serena.
- Actually, um, there is something that I would like to discuss with you, if you have a minute?

- The house must feel very empty without her.
- It does.
- I always liked her.
- Can't say she felt the same, sorry to say.
- Well, women have never been particularly fond of me.
- I... I can't imagine why.

- We have a strict
- "no spies allowed" policy.
- No hard feelings.
- No. None... none at all.
- But perhaps you'll find a time to join me for a chat later.
- I think we have a lot to talk about.
- All right.

- They had us hold the plane.
- Change of heart?

- Can't be too careful.
- It's so close to No Man's Land.
[woman] Hey. Here, come on.
- This is Moira and June Osborn.
- They were both in Boston.
- June did Angels' Flight.

- Okay. And thanks.
- Hey.
- You're going back in?
[man] Yeah.
- Before I'm missed.
- I've got a wife and a kid.
- Can't leave them behind.

- Come on, we'll message my contact.
- We can get past
- Gilead's cell tower surveillance with sat phones, but it's a slow process.
- Gonna take a while to get down the chain to your guy.