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Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 release schedule: when does episode 5 air on Disney Plus?

 Star Wars: The Bad Batch.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch.

The Bad Batch is back for its final season – and you won't want to miss a thing. The animated Star Wars show is shaping up to be essential viewing as the new episodes are bridging the gap between the original and sequel trilogies. Season 3 will even see the return of a fan-favorite antagonist.

We've got everything you need to know to stream the new season below, including the full release schedule, when the next episode will be arriving, and how you can watch the last season. There are a few times The Bad Batch will be dropping more than one episode at once, too, so make sure you keep this page handy so you don't miss out.

So, for all you need to know about watching Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3, head to the below. For even more on the animated Star Wars shows, check out our guides on everything you need to know about Star Wars Rebels and how to watch The Clone Wars in order.

When does Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3, episode 5 air?

The Bad Batch season 3
The Bad Batch season 3

The next episode of The Bad Batch will drop on Disney Plus on March 6 at 12am PT/3am ET/8am GMT. That's a return to the streamer's regular release time after Loki season 2 and Ahsoka both arrived slightly earlier.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 release schedule and episode count

Star Wars: The Bad Batch
Star Wars: The Bad Batch

The Bad Batch season 3 will consist of 15 episodes:

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 1: 'Confined' – available now!

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 2: 'Paths Unknown' – available now!

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 3: 'Shadows of Tantiss' – available now! 

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 4: 'A Different Approach' – available now!

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 5: 'The Return' – March 6

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 6: 'Infiltration' – March 13

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 7: 'Extraction' – March 13

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 8: 'Bad Territory' – March 20

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 9: 'The Harbinger' – March 27

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 10: 'Identity Crisis' – April 3

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 11: 'Point of No Return' – April 3

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 12: 'Juggernaut' – April 10

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 13: 'Into the Breach' – April 17

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 14: 'Flash Strike' – April 24

  • The Bad Batch season 3, episode 15: 'The Cavalry Has Arrived' – May 1

Where can you watch Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3?

Star Wars: The Bad Batch
Star Wars: The Bad Batch

The only way to watch Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 is with a Disney Plus subscription. The series won't air anywhere else.


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