3 Seasons 32 Episodes
Tyrant is the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the inner workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam ‘Barry’ Al-Fayeed, the youngest son of a war-torn country’s controversial dictator, returns to his homeland after a self-imposed decades-long exile in America. Upon his return, Barry, accompanied by his wife, Molly, and his kids, Emma and Sammy, is immediately thrown back into the familial and national politics of his youth. With Barry’s father’s health in decline, everyone – his older brother Jamal, their mother Amira, their father’s top advisor Yussef, and even easygoing U.S. diplomat John Tucker – expect Barry to assume a more active role in both the family and the regime.
S3 E8 Ask for Earth
Molly returns to Abuddin with a hardened resolve to pursue her daughter’s killer. Mahdiya is entrusted with a critical job.
S3 E7 Bedfellows
Haunted by Emma's death and his failure to kill Ihab, Barry pushes away his closest allies, including Daliyah.
S3 E6 Truth and Dignity
Barry's tough policies put Daliyah in grave danger. Al-Qadi enacts a risky plan to broach peace.
S3 E5 A Rock and a Hard Place
In the wake of thwarted terrorist attacks, Barry bans open prayer at the University, causing a severe backlash.
S3 E4 A Prayer for Our Daughters
Barry and Molly respond in wildly different ways to a catastrophe that threatens to throw the country off course.
S2 E12 Pax Abuddin
It’s a new dawn in Abuddin, and Jamal’s fate - along with that of the Al-Fayeed family - remains uncertain.
S2 E11 Desert Storm
To secure military support, Barry takes advantage of a sandstorm to overrun the Caliphate’s military base.
S2 E10 Zanjir
Despite having depleted forces, Barry prepares to lead a crucial mission. Jamal takes extreme action that has far-reaching ramifications.
S2 E9 Inside Men and Outside Women
Increasingly suspicious of those close to him, Jamal believes Khalil is the only person he can trust.
S2 E8 Fathers and Sons
Barry wrestles with the notion that he needs the palace’s support to survive. As paranoia builds within Jamal, he questions where Rami’s loyalty lies.
S2 E7 The Awful Grace of God
Jamal feels his country is spiraling out of control and is desperate for a military victory - no matter the cost.
S2 E6 The Other Brother
Barry decides to stay in Abuddin and make a stand against the Caliphate. Jamal pushes the Chinese diplomat for military support.
S2 E5 A Viper in the Palace
The Army of the Caliphate arrives and Barry fears his identity will be revealed, endangering everyone who helped him.
S2 E4 A House Built on Sand
Barry adapts to his new identity and becomes involved in the life of the village. Amira introduces a highly decorated war hero to Jamal.
S2 E3 Faith
Barry is taken in by a Bedouin family, who are bound by hospitality and custom. Jamal is distraught over Tariq’s drastic military action.
S2 E2 Enter the Fates
Barry scours the desert for salvation. Jamal grapples with the loss of his brother. Barry’s death sets in and Molly struggles to adjust to normal life.
S1 E10 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.
S1 E9 Gaslight
Jamal proves his determination by exercising discipline on those who disagree with him as the coup's plans continue to escalate.
S1 E8 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.
S1 E7 Preventative Medicine
Jamal is terrified to discover that Sheik Rashid may survive Jamal's attack, while Amira’s disclosure of a secret leads Barry to question his father.
S1 E6 What the World Needs Now
Jamal is forced to make a difficult decision that will impact the lives of his family and his country forever.
S1 E5 Hail Mary
Jamal prepares to throw down the gauntlet on thousands of citizens. Barry scrambles to put together a summit and avoid bloodshed.
S1 E4 Sins of the Father
Tensions boil as the 20th anniversary of the chemical attack ordered by Barry's father, President Khaled Al-Fayeed, looms.
S1 E3 My Brother's Keeper
Jamal grapples with the loss of his brother. The reality of Barry’s death sets in upon Molly’s return stateside as she struggles to adjust to normal life.
S1 E2 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.