The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 3 time and date
Release date: Friday, April 2 (3 a.m. ET)
Cast: Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Brühl, Emily VanCamp, Wyatt Russell
Showrunner: Malcolm Spellman
Director: Kari Skogland
Length: 40-50 minutes
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 3 release date is less than 24 hours away, and we’re already getting signs, leaks and spoilers of what to expect. So, while you throw metaphorical darts at a mental image of John Walker, the The New Captain America, join us for a bit of a preview of the next episode.
So, to see where these heroes go next, you’ll have to wait for April 2 to see it for yourself. Yes, Bucky and Sam may have a hard time getting along, but they’ll need to work together against the Flag Smasher super soldier army. And we’re hoping we get more of the duo in therapy, and some more of Bucky’s path to personal redemption.
Leaked details of the series tipped us off to this big reveal of John Walker, but we’d heard a different name: U.S.Agent. And while we’re not saying he’s H.Y.D.R.A., something doesn’t smell right. Emily VanCamp (Sharon Carter) and Daniel Bruhl (Baron Helmut Zero) will be reprising their MCU roles as well.
One of the early reviews, though, suggests that we’re not even seeing close to the whole cast, as someone that we’re not expecting is joining the series. No, not Mephisto. Was this Walker or someone else?
Here’s everything you need to know about when you can watch The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 3 — and the rest of the series on Disney Plus.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 3 release date
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’s next episode comes out Friday, April 2 at 3 a.m. ET — exclusively on Disney Plus.
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How to watch The Falcon and The Winter Soldier on Disney Plus internationally
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The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 3 leaks and spoilers
Redditor Plenty_Echidna_545 revealed that we should expect two things from this new episode. The first (and unexpected detail) is that this will be a longer episode, coming in at 54 minutes total. Also, expect Baron Zemo to appear — which was practically guaranteed by episode 2’s ending.
Oh, and with a bit of inference, Inverse has picked up an interesting lead. Emily VanCamp (Sharon Carter) will be appearing on Good Morning America on Friday, April 2 — the same day as Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 3. This suggests her character will finally make an appearance in the series — which we’ve known will happen eventually.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode release dates
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier will be shorter than WandaVision, but only in its number of episodes. Kevin Feige has said The Falcon and The Winter Soldier runs 6 hours over its six episodes (whereas WandaVision ran around the same time, over 9 episodes)
- 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
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode recaps
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 1:
After Sam Wilson, as The Falcon, helps the military rescue a soldier over Tunisia, he learns about a new group of terrorists, called Flag Smashers. Back in the U.S., Wilson hands over Captain America’s shield to the Smithsonian, and has a talk with James Rhodes (War Machine) about how he wasn’t ready to be the new Captain America. By the end of the episode, Sam’s gone home to try and piece together things with his sister and her kids, but her business troubles can’t be beat by super heroics.
Meanwhile, Bucky Barnes is in therapy over his actions as The Winter Soldier. His therapist pushes him to start living a real life, and his one friend outside of the Avengers tries to get him to date. Bucky, though, still has a lot of guilt to process — as the man he’s helping was the father of one of the people he killed when he was working for Hydra. At the end of the episode, we see the U.S. government debut The New Captain America.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 2:
John Walker made his public debut on Good Morning America, and Sam and Bucky finally reunited. But when these three heroes met, they did not exactly get along. The Flag Smashers also turned out to have more power than expected. Walker also has his own sidekick: Battlestar aka Lemar Hoskins.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier reviews
Early reactions to The Falcon and The Winter Soldier are positive.
In Tom’s Guide’s The Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode 1 review, I explained how this show will be a hit due to the charisma of Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. This show is hitting all the Marvel action movie standard nods on the head so far, and we look forward to seeing what it does next.
Mike Ryan of Uproxx tweeted “Saw the first episode of FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER. So far so good? Tough to tell after one episode, but I’m a huge Falcon fan so I’m glad this exists. Also there’s a character that shows up that is a definite, “Ohhhh, so that’s what this series is about.”
MTV News’ Josh Horowitz tweeted “Oh hey I guess I can say I’ve seen the first episode of #FalconAndWinterSoldier? Probably more character development for these 2 characters in these 45 minutes than the previous 10 films. Big scale with some nice “what’s it REALLY like to be a superhero” moments. I’m in.”
Collider’s Steven Weintraub posted “The first episode of #TheFalconAndWinterSoldier is loaded with action that you’d expect to see in an MCU movie. But for me the best stuff were the quiet scenes that showed Bucky dealing with his past and Falcon trying to figure out his post-blip life. Big thumbs up.”
Peter Sciretta of Slashfilm tweeted “First episode of Falcon and The Winter Soldier feels like a Marvel movie in a big way, a lot more so than Wandavision (not a knock). The opening action screen feels like a huge MCU action sequence (and not a tv fight), story feels like it has significant MCU consequences.”
Jacob Hall, also of Slashfilm posted “If FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER is content to be just a fun action romp full of juicy Marvel world-building, the first episode is certainly promising. But considering the talent behind the camera, I suspect/hope for a wild left turn.”