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Hawkeye episode 6 release date and time — here’s when you can watch

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

Yes, it's time to watch Hawkeye episode 6, though the folks at Hawkeye HQ dropped a possibly questionable clue beforehand.

But, yes, this is the Hawkeye finale we've been waiting for. Not only did the previous episode spill the beans on Kingpin's involvement, but it also broke Kate Bishop's world into pieces with the reveal that her mother Eleanor is the one who put a hit out on Hawkeye.

Hawkeye episode 6 date and time and more

Release time and date: 3 a.m. ET today (Dec. 22)
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Hailee Steinfeld, Vera Farmiga, Florence Pugh
Showrunner: Jonathan Igla
Episodes: 6

Hawkeye episode 5 set up the big finale that Disney and Marvel have teased in trailers (the latest is below) for a while. A big bash at Rockefeller Plaza, in front of the giant Christmas tree. And it looks like sides have formed.

Clint Barton and Kate Bishop are in need of some allies, and so we're wondering which of the two established tweeners (read: neither purely good or bad) we've met will cross the big boss. Echo is a big possibility, as she's about to get her own show (would Marvel give a villain their own show?!). And Yelena? After her girls' night mac & cheese meal with Kate? That wouldn't surprise us at all.

All that's left is Jack Duquesne freeing himself from the custody that Eleanor called, which seems highly plausible. The question is, will he turn on her? Or was that cop call a ruse all along?

Here's a trailer for the episode, but there's something else to think about, courtesy of the official Hawkeye social media. In a post online, the Thor movie is listed as something to watch before the finale. We're really confused as to how or why the Thor movie would matter for the finale. There's a case to be made that they're saying "oh Hawkeye had a small role and made his MCU debut here," but could one of that movie's characters appear here?

How to watch Hawkeye episode 6 on Disney Plus

The Hawkeye finale, unlike the next Netflix Marvel character headed to the MCU, isn't hard to find. The series is exclusively on Disney Plus, and episode 6 arrived (just like the first five) at 3 a.m. ET — this time on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

This is the finale. Looking for something else to watch? The Matrix 4 is the big new movie or show of this weekend, but we've got six other items to keep your eye on.

If you want to stick with the wholesome world of Disney, we've got the details on when Encanto is coming to Disney Plus. For something a bit more adult, we've got all the details about how to watch South Park: Post-Covid 2 online.

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.

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

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