The fifth episode titled ‘Zombies’ of the What if…? TV series has released exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar. It is an American anthology series and the first ever animated series produced by Marvel Studios which flips the script on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In order to understand what’s going on in the series, the viewer needs to have a good understanding of the Marvel Universe. It shows the familiar Marvel stories with some twists, turns and unique endings.
The finale of the series Loki unleashed the multiverse, which is where the stories of What If…? are taking place. The Watcher voiced by 55-year-old Jeffrey Wright is the only character who is seen in each episode.
The series was released on August 11, 2021. A new episode will be released on Hotstar for its Premium customers every Wednesday at 12:30 PM.
The first season will conclude with nine episodes and Marvel has confirmed that it is already working on another season which could be releases as soon as next year. It is a quick paced series moves from one universe to the next, shifting between various storylines.
The first four episodes titled What If... Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?, What If... T'Challa Became a Star-Lord?, What If… The World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes? And What If... Doctor Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands? Have all been well received by the fans.
It remains to be seen whether these storylines will have any impact on the MCU or not but that does not diminish the fan’s excitement for the series.