Tyrant: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jun 24
2014

Pilot

Barry Al-Fayeed is a California pediatrician who also happens to be the second son of a Middle Eastern dictator. Barry reluctantly agrees to return home with his American famil…

2 Jul 01
2014

State of Emergency

When Barry’s older brother, Jamal, the newly appointed President of Abbudin, is incapacitated, Barry must put his plans to return to America on hold. His life is further…

3 Jul 08
2014

My Brother's Keeper

While Barry’s decision to stay in Abbudin is met with mixed emotion, the discovery of new evidence connected to the attempted murder of Jamal threatens to drive a wedge between…

4 Jul 15
2014

Sins of the Father

Tensions boil as the 20th anniversary of the chemical attack ordered by Barry’s father, President Khaled Al-Fayeed looms. Barry’s plan to defuse the situation runs into h…

5 Jul 22
2014

Hail Mary

As Jamal prepares to throw down the gauntlet on the thousands of citizens gathered in the Plaza to protest his reign, Barry scrambles to put together a summit in the hopes of a…

6 Jul 29
2014

What the World Needs Now

Barry convinces Jamal to meet with exiled opposition leader Sheik Rashid. But when the meeting takes a turn for the worse, Jamal is forced to make a difficult decision that wil…

7 Aug 05
2014

Preventative Medicine

Jamal is terrified to discover that Sheik Rashid may actually survive Jamal’s brutal attack, while Amira’s disclosure of a twenty year old secret leads Barry to que…

8 Aug 12
2014

Meet the New Boss

Fed up with Jamal’s unpredictable and violent nature, Barry conspires to start a coup and remove his brother from office; while at the same time Jamal is so moved by Barr…

9 Aug 19
2014

Gaslight

As the plans for the coup continue to take shape, Jamal proves how far he will go to punish those who oppose him, and Barry’s relationship with Molly is pushed to the lim…

10 Aug 26
2014

Gone Fishing

On the verge of betraying and displacing Jamal, Barry receives troublesome news that threatens to destroy everything he’s worked so hard for. Meanwhile, Jamal’s ris…

About Tyrant

The series tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam “Barry” Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his homeland, accompanied by his American wife and children, for his nephew’s wedding. Barry’s reluctant homecoming leads to a dramatic clash of cultures as he is thrown back into the familial and national politics of his youth.

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