The Handmaid’s Tale Unlocked: Episode 9 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter We analyze Episode 9 of The Handmaid's Tale, focusing on the scene in which June tries to talk Janine down from the bridge, along with the episode's larger themes about choices, freedom, and how patterns of behavior reflect power dynamics. Some stuff on OTI, like the digital library and the back catalog of podcasts, is only available to Overthinking It Members at the “Well Actually” and “Full Harvey” levels. Want to see it? Become a member or upgrade your membership now! You may also need to login.