First released in 2002, the Y: The Last Man comic book series became an instant classic during its six-year run, earning three Eisner Awards – the comic book equivalent of the Oscars – in the process.
Now in 2021, the much-loved comic series is making the leap from page to screen for a hotly anticipated TV adaptation via FX on Hulu and Disney+’s Star.
However, when the series premiered on Hulu, only three episodes were made available which has left Y: The Last Man fans asking when episode 4 will be released.
Y: The Last Man release date and plot
Season 1 of Y: The Last Man exploded onto FX on Hulu on September 13th, 2021 and it will be following suit on Disney+’s Star on September 22nd.
Based on the acclaimed comic series of the same name, Y: The Last Man takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where every single mammal with a Y chromosome has died, except for one man and his pet monkey. That last man is Yorick Brown
Yorick’s mother, Jennifer, quickly rises through the ranks of the new US political system to become president and quickly puts plans in place to keep Yorick safe and to find a way of rebuilding society.
An agent by the name of 355 is assigned to Yorick and together, the pair head across the country in search of a solution while the new world threatens to come tumbling down around them.
Episode 4 preview
Episode 4 of Y: The Last Man will be released on Monday, September 20th on Hulu in the US.
Fans wanting to watch the new episode as soon as it is released will be able to do so from midnight Eastern Time in the US.
That means that fans watching on the West Coast can watch episode 2 from 9pm PT on September 19th.
In episode 4, titled Karen and Benji, Yorick and Agent 355 search for a geneticist who can explain how he survived the mysterious event that wiped out every male mammal except him and his money.
Meanwhile, Yorick’s sister Hero and her friend Sam, encounter a dangerous group of women on their own adventure.
How many episodes in total?
Y: The Last Man will consist of 10 episodes in total.
Episodes will be released weekly on Hulu from September 13th with the first three episodes dropping on release day, followed by one new chapter per week.
As a result, this means that the 10th and final episode in Y: The Last Man season 1 is due to arrive on November 1st, 2021.
Before the series premiered, the titles for episodes 1-6 were announced, meaning fans can expect these episodes in the coming weeks:
- The Day Before
- Would the World Be Kind
- Karen and Benji
- Mann Hunt
- Weird Al is Dead
Beyond season 1, there has been no word yet on if Y: The Last Man will return for season 2 but given that the comic series ran for 60 issues over sic years, meaning there’s plenty of source material if the series proves popular enough.
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