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Andor Episode 5 Release Date, Time and Plot Preview


**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Andor**

For fans confused as to why Andor was labeled a heist series at its core, Episode 4 of the Disney Plus prequel series now reveals the wider scope of the rebels’ pilferage with Cassian on board, and we look ahead to preview Episode 5.

Episode 4 titled Aldhani picked up right where Episode 3 ended with Luthen and Cassian escaping Ferrix and the former continues his recruitment plea. With Cassian on board for a 200,000 credit payment, we’re introduced to the rest of the rebels on Aldhani and hear their plan to steal the Imperial’s payroll. Elsewhere, we are reintroduced to Mon Mothma and her secret alliance with Luthen and the other rebels.

Created by Tony Gilroy for Disney Plus, Andor is a prequel series to Star Wars spin-off Rogue One, returning Diego Luna as Cassian Andor. Set five years before the Jyn Erso-led project, Andor also stars Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Fiona Shaw.

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

Andor Episode 5 Release Date and Time

Andor Episode 5 is scheduled to release on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, on Disney Plus.

The prequel series debuted with a triple-bill premiere, however, the show has now settled to release one episode weekly on a Wednesday.

New installments will arrive on the streaming platform at Midnight PT, following the release time of many other Disney Plus shows, which translates to the following times where you are:

  • Eastern Time: 3 AM EST
  • British Time: 8 AM GMT
  • European Time: 9 AM CET
  • India Time: 12.30 PM IST
  • Australia Time: 4.30 PM ACDT
Andor – Cr. Lucasfilm, Disney Plus. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Episode 5 Preview

The main question on everyone’s mind is: Will Cassian manage to memorize the Aldanhi phrasebook by morning?

Andor’s against the clock to catch up with the rebels’ plan to shake down the Imperials, and with less than three days to go, Episode 5 could be all systems go.

We’ll see the extent of Cassian’s learning curve and ability to play nice with the others before the Eye of Aldhani takes place, and there are bound to be a few complications down the line.

Elsewhere, a deflated Officer Karn will be settling in with his mother and we’ll likely see the extent of that touchy relationship.

Additionally, Mon Mothma was on rocky waters with her husband Perrin during Episode 4 and we’re bound to see how that dinner party plays out with egotistical politics driven into the room.

Andor – Cr. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Andor Episode Count and Release Schedule

Andor Season 1 will have 12 episodes in its count and the series has already been green-lit for a second season.

The following schedule confirms that the Andor finale will debut on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Below, we have outlined Andor’s release schedule on Disney Plus in full, complete with the episode titles we know so far:

Episode 1: Kassa – September 21, 2022
Episode 2: That Would Be Me – September 21, 2022
Episode 3: Reckoning – September 21, 2022
Episode 4: Aldhani – September 28, 2022
Episode 5: TBA – October 5, 2022
Episode 6: TBA – October 12, 2022
Episode 7: TBA – October 19, 2022
Episode 8: TBA – October 26, 2022
Episode 9: TBA – November 2, 2022
Episode 10: TBA – November 9, 2022
Episode 11: TBA – November 16, 2022
Episode 12: TBA – November 23, 2022

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Andor is now streaming on Disney Plus.

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Jo Craig

Jo Craig is a staff writer at GRV Media reporting pop culture content on Forever Geek and brainstorming with the HITC Entertainment team. After nearly a decade in the game, Jo finds dissecting Marvel trailers for hours standard practice and still finds time to review, analyse, and research film, anime, video games and everything on the nerdy spectrum. Maintaining a strong social media presence, Jo’s passion for contributing to the geek culture community is a staple in their work and the spark behind vibrant discussions with comrades, even though some disagree that The Lord of the Rings is the best franchise.

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