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When is The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 released on Disney Plus?

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier release schedule
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When does The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 release on Disney Plus? The second canonical MCU show to hit the streaming service continues on Friday, April 16. The final two episodes in the potentially first season are coming soon, and there's still plenty for Sam and Bucky to deal with before it ends. 

The fallout from that episode 4 ending needs to be addressed, as well as other plot threads including whether the Flag Smashers will succeed in their mission and what's happened to Helmut Zemo. That's on top of a huge cameo we're supposed to get in episode 5, too, so there's still lots for the showrunners to tie up.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier will be followed by another new Marvel show in June, which focuses on Thor's mischievous brother Loki. A slate of additional MCU TV shows arrive on the streamer after then too, including Hawkeye, She-Hulk and Moon Knight.

Still, let's not get ahead of ourselves. To find out exactly when The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 lands on Disney Plus, along with a complete release schedule for the show, keep reading.

When is The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 released on Disney Plus?

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 will be released on Friday, April 16, at midnight PDT/3AM EDT/8AM GMT. New episodes will arrive on the streamer every Friday at the same time.

The latest MCU series follows Sam and Bucky as the duo try to acclimatize to life after the events of Avengers: Endgame. The duo were two of the heroes Blipped out of existence by Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, but they were brought back to life after the remaining Avengers reassembled the Infinity Stones and reversed Thanos' original act. 

Now, they're facing threats both new and old, including the Flag Smashers, Bucky's old enemy from Captain America: Civil War - Helmut Zemo - and a new Captain America. Hey, nobody said it would be easy for them despite their return.

Read on for a full release schedule of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episodes. 

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier release schedule

Want to see the full list of episodes coming to The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, plus their release dates? Take a look below, and be sure to bookmark this article so you can check back if you're unsure when they will land on Disney Plus.

Each episode is expected to be between 45 and 55 minutes long. That means that each entry will be longer than most of WandaVision's episodes, but not to the point where you'll be sitting down for a full hour.

  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 1: March 19
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 2: March 26
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 3: April 2
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 4: April 9
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5: April 16
  • The Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 6: April 23