The Handmaid’s Tale 3×08 Review: Aunt Lydia Gets an Unsatisfying Backstory
By Andrea Thompson
“Unfit” isn’t only The Handmaid’s Tale episode many fans have been waiting for, it’s the one they expected to be good. Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) has long been one of the most complex characters of the series and unlike Serena, her backstory has never been explored beyond hints dropped here and there. In the episode “Unfit,” Aunt Lydia finally gets a story of her own, but not exactly her due.