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Hawkeye episode 4 release date and time — here’s when you can watch

Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop in Hawkeye
(Image credit: Chuck Zlotnick / Marvel Studios via Disney)

Who's hiding behind a mask? You can find out their identity now that the Hawkeye episode 4 release date has arrived (read our recap and review now). Plus, episode 3's cliff-hanger isn't the only big question that remains open in the next edition of Clint & Kate's Christmas Adventure.

Hawkeye episode 4 date and time and more

Release time and date: 3 a.m. ET tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 8)
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga
Showrunner: Jonathan Igla
Episodes: 6

After seeing Hawkeye episode 3, we were left screaming "FINALLY!" as Jack Duquesne let his inner Jacques out, holding the Ronin blade to Clint's throat. Yes, comic book fans knew better than to think Jack's excellent fencing with Kate was anything other than a tease of his role as the comics character Swordsman.

Though, as I said in my Hawkeye episode 3 recap and review, the biggest moment in the episode belonged to Kate. Hailee Steinfeld nailed all of the emotional beats as she played interpreter for a practically deaf Clint whose son was calling.

We just got a new trailer pokes at Kate and Clint trying to explain everything to her parents.

As for what will happen in episode 4, beyond that moment, there's a big Hawkeye fan theory that has everyone buzzing about whether or nor Kingpin is coming to the MCU. A new Hawkeye episode 5 rumor says we'll need to wait a week for that, though.

But we at Tom's Guide are buzzing about someone else: Yelena Belova, whose appearance in Hawkeye was practically assured by the Black Widow post-credits scene.

The below teaser video for what comes next in Hawkeye has one moment in particular that left us pointing at our monitor like Leo in Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. In it, a masked figure with night-vision goggles left Kate asking "who was that?" We don't think it's Matt Murdock, but the breaking news is that Daredevil (as played by Charlie Cox) is coming to the MCU.

And while you wait for all of that to go down? We've got all the details on how to watch the People's Choice Awards 2021 online.

A masked person with night vision goggles in Hawkeye

(Image credit: Disney Plus/Marvel Studios via YouTube)

We think it's Yelena, who believes that Clint Barton is responsible for Natasha Romanov's death. In that post-credits scene from Black Widow, Madame Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) recruited Belova to take down Barton.

How to watch Hawkeye episode 4 on Disney Plus

The next episode of Hawkeye, unlike the truth about how the series will handle Echo's "uncle," isn't hard to catch. The series is exclusively on Disney Plus, and episode 4 arrives (just like the first three) at 3 a.m. ET — this time on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

After this, there are are 2 more episodes in total, with each arriving in the following week. The schedule is listed below.

Looking for something else to watch? If you want to stick with the wholesome world of Disney, we've got the details on when Encanto is coming to Disney Plus. And, say, you want something a bit less wholesome? Paddy's Pub is reopening, so we've got all you need to watch It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15, and episodes 3 and 4 are about to air.

Disney Plus

Disney Plus gives you access to the entire Disney vault of classics like Frozen, The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast as well as newer hits like The Mandalorian, Hamilton and more. Get the most value with the $13.99 bundle that throws in Hulu and ESPN Plus.

Looking for something completely different? If you have HBO Max you can watch And Just Like That, the Sex and the City revival.

How to watch Hawkeye internationally

Disney Plus is available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, so it's not going to be tough to get access.

Hawkeye episodes schedule

Fittingly, the holly jolly holiday adventurer known as Hawkeye will finish right before Christmas day. It's book-ended at the front by Thanksgiving, as the six-episode run began on Nov. 24

  • Hawkeye episode 1: Wednesday, Nov. 24 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT
  • Hawkeye episode 2: Wednesday, Nov. 24 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT
  • Hawkeye episode 3: Wednesday, Dec. 1 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT
  • Hawkeye episode 4: Wednesday, Dec. 8 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT
  • Hawkeye episode 5: Wednesday, Dec. 15 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT
  • Hawkeye episode 6: Wednesday, Dec. 22 -- 12 a.m. PT/3 a.m. ET/8 a.m. GMT

Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past six-plus years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.