Tyrant: Season 1 2014
Fox 21 (2014)
Crime, Drama
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IMDB   8.0
1 hr 0 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   TV-MA
Adam Rayner Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed
Jennifer Finnigan Molly
Justin Kirk John Tucker
Alice Krige Amira
Jordana Spiro Dana Tucker
Ashraf Barhom Jamal
Fares Fares Fauzi Nadal
Moran Atias Leila
Salim Daw Yussef
Nasser Faris Khaled
Mehdi Dehbi Abdul
Noah Silver Sammy
Anne Winters Emma

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.
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/1/2014  1.  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 family for his nephew's wedding. Events thrust him into the complex and turbulent growing pains of a nation straining to break free from dictatorial rule.
Director:  David Yates  Writer:  Gideon Raff 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/1/2014  2.  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 complicated, when his nephew's new bride is kidnapped by terrorists.
Director:  Michael Lehmann  Writer:  Howard Gordon  / Craig Wright 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/8/2014  3.  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 the two brothers.
Director:  Michael Lehmann  Writer:  Glenn Gordon Caron 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/15/2014  4.  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 heavy resistance. Meanwhile, Jamal struggles to regain confidence in the bedroom.
Director:  Jeremy Podeswa  Writer:  Peter Noah 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/22/2014  5.  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 avoiding violence and bloodshed.
Director:  David Petrarca  Writer:  Chris Levinson 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    7/29/2014  6.  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 will impact the lives of his family and his country forever.
Director:  Tucker Gates  Writer:  Glenn Gordon Caron  / Arika Lisanne Mittman 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/5/2014  7.  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 question everything he's ever believed about his father.
Director:  Marcos Siega  Writer:  Arika Lisanne Mittman 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/12/2014  8.  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 Barry's willingness to do the unthinkable and hasten Sheik Rashid's demise, that he stops at nothing to prove his worth to his brother.
Director:  Charlotte Sieling  Writer:  David Matthews 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/19/2014  9.  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 limit after she learns of the repercussions that await their family.
Director:  Gwyneth Horder - Payton  Writer:  Peter Noah  / Nadia Conners 
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    8/26/2014  10.  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 rising suspicions lead him to question the loyalty of those closest to him.
Director:  Michael Lehmann  Writer:  Howard Gordon  / Chris Keyser 
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