Balthazar is a French crime series and latest procedural drama that premieres on Acorn TV for United States viewers. It has been one of the best french dramas and was featured in the list of top 10 most-rated shows in France. The narrative focuses on a charming, intelligent, and slightly peculiar forensic pathologist, who has some unnatural capabilities.
He has an extraordinary talent that helps him in talking to the souls of people who have died. He asks people’s ghosts how they lost their lives and the reasons behind their death. This talent turns out to be highly helpful when he decodes hard crime cases in France. Created by Clothilde Jamin and Clélia Constantine, the show was premiered on Acorn TV for US viewers in November 2019.
Since the beginning season performed well, the network released two more seasons at frequent intervals. The series has earned wonderful 7.6/10 stars on the IMDb. The third iteration premiered last on 8th February 2021. Now, fans are asking what about Balthazar season 4. So, let’s check out what showrunners have decided for the fourth season –
Balthazar Season 4 Release Date – Is It Out?
Acorn TV came up with season 3 on 8th February 2020. There were a total of 8 episodes in it. Now, the question is about season 4. The good news is that the fourth season is out and is available on Amazon Prime Video. In fact, Balthazar season 4 is not only available on prime video but also on the Just Watch network.
A slightly disappointing thing about the fourth outing is that it is only available in English so if you want to watch it in Hindi or in any other language you will have to wait. It is full of suspense and thrilling incidents so make sure to add it to your watch list.
Initially, we were expecting that season 4 would be out by the fall of 2021 but unfortunately, that didn’t happen. But now we are happy as finally it is in between us and the makers didn’t ruin our hopes.
Balthazar Season 4 Plot – How Is The Plot Going To Be?
The drama introduces us to a brilliant, ingenious, and wise forensic pathologist, Raphaël Balthazar who lives in Paris. He knows how to get answers from corpses and that’s why he is a worthy person to call if there is any mysterious, and puzzling killing case in the town. However, he is disrespectful, naughty, and spends his life disobeying values and protocols.
Due to this nature, he generally finds himself in disputes with straightforward police officer HeìleÌne Bach, his companion in all complicated cases. On the other hand, Balthazar usually remains assured and points out error-free results to fill spaces related to sufferers’ habits and their following demises. With the help of his sharp skills and modern technology, he finds out proof that the police didn’t observe at the mishappening spot.
Balthazar gets so involved in examining sufferers’ past that he often begins talking with them while organizing their necropsy at the mortuary. Concurrently, corpses respond in turn delivering him the required answers. Although he flirts with Bach, somewhere he is sensitive and often remembers his deceased spouse who got killed 13 years back.
He would be consoled if he gets a chance to talk to her privately in his imagination which involves praising her aunt’s courgette jam. While Lise mocks him(in his dream) and rebukes him for forgetting crime spots pictures on the coffee desk. He recalls the time when he was habitual of viewing Miss France drama with his better half which was very special for them.
Now, as he has come across some fresh hints, he is working on a mission to pick out the actual killer. The drama starts by trailing Balthazar and Bach as the duo gear up to decode the murder mystery of a government lawyer and his spouse who were shot at their residence. Fortunately, their daughter survived this incident. Apart from this, there is a matter of a cruel killing of a man whose half mug has dislocated.
Though they all say that the sufferer was among the respected ones, Balthazar has to find out why his corpse was buried far off from his house and many other answers to the questions that are coming to his mind. Thereafter, Balthazar assists a lady in the multiplex who looks injured due to a stabbing.
But shortly he figures out that the blood which is on her body belongs to another person. So, he returns and discovers another wounded individual and understands that two people suffered the attack. Bach interrogates their guardians and gets to know that the pair was in deep love.
But they get evidence that signifies that the lady was going through depression. Balthazar season 4 will carry on to show a variety of murder cases that will be solved by the pair of Balthazar and Bach.
We don’t want to spoil your fun and entertainment that’s why we won’t give you spoilers related to the fourth season.
Balthazar Season 4 Cast – Are There Any Changes?
We have seen in previous seasons that the entire drama revolves around Balthazar and Bach who solve different types of puzzling cases together. So, they were going to be part of next season. They will continue to be a part of the show in the future as well. Now, IMDb has published the list of actors who are playing roles in the fourth season.
Apart from the lead ones, other actors like Philypa Phoenix, Côme Levin, and Yannig Samot are also playing their former roles in Balthazar season 4. So, the actors who are part of the recently released season are –
- Tomer Sisley portrays the character of Raphaël Balthazar.
- Philypa Phoenix plays the role of Fatim.
- Côme Levin portrays the character of Eddy.
- Yannig Samot plays Jérôme Delgado.
- Pauline Cheviller portrays the character of Lise.
- Aliocha Itovich plays Antoine Bach.
- Leslie Medina portrays Maya Deval.
We were expecting that some new stars would be added in season 4. Our guess was right as new faces like Constance Labbé, Caterina Murino, Augustin Ruhabura, Félix Bossuet, and Jean-Marie Winling have also been included in season 4.
How Many Episodes Are In Balthazar Season 4?
Like the third iteration, the fourth season also has 8 episodes. The episodes are listed below –
- Episode 1: En plein vol
- Episode 2: Puzzle
- Episode 3: En apparence
- Episode 4: Nature morte
- Episode 5: Dernier recours
- Episode 6: Eros et Thanatos
- Episode 7: Souviens-toi
- Episode 8: Si ce n’est toi
You can watch all of the above-mentioned episodes on prime video and Just Watch.
Balthazar Season 4 Trailer – Is It Released?
You will be surprised to know that neither prime video nor Just Watch has published an official trailer of Balthazar season 4 on their official Youtube channel. If the trailer arrives, we will update you. Till then, you can view the third season’s trailer inserted above.
Some Frequently Asked Questions Related To Balthazar Season 4 –
1. Will there be a Balthazar Season 4?
Yes, the fourth season is out now. It has been released on 28 February 2022.
2. Is Balthazar coming back?
As I told you above Season 4 has been released and is available on prime video. All the eight episodes of the thriller series can be viewed on the popular OTT platform.
3. Does Balthazar die?
Castiel assassinated Balthazar when he merged himself with the Winchester siblings to stop Balthazar from unlocking the barrier of Purgatory.
4. What kind of car does Balthazar drive?
He drives Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe.
5. Do Balthazar and Bach get together?
At the start of third season 3, Balthazar and Captain Bach fetch up admitting their sentiments towards each other.
6. How many episodes are there in Balthazar Season 3?
The third outing of the show has a pack of 8 episodes. The episodes weren’t premiered on weekly basis in fact they all were launched concurrently.
7. Can I watch Balthazar in English?
Yes, you can watch the show with English subtitles on Amazon Prime Video.
8. Where Can I watch Balthazar Season 3?
You can watch the third iteration and also the initial two seasons on Amazon Prime Video.
9. Does Balthazar marry Maya?
Yes, he marries her at the end of season 3 which was loaded with mysteries, suspense, and thrill.
10. Who plays Maya in Balthazar?
Leslie Medina portrays the character of Maya with whom Balthazar falls in love in season 3.
11. Is Balthazar in French?
Yes, the original language of the drama is French, however, it has been dubbed in other languages like English and Hindi.