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Air weekdate: Wednesday
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Channel: FX
Status: Ended
8.0/10(803 votes)
Adam Rayner Adam Rayner as Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed
Adam Rayner Adam Rayner as Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed
Alexander Karim Alexander Karim as Ihab bin Rashid
Alice Krige Alice Krige as Amira Al-Fayeed
Anne Winters Anne Winters as Emma Al-Fayeed
Ashraf Barhom Ashraf Barhom as Jamal Al-Fayeed
Cameron Gharaee Cameron Gharaee as Ahmed Al-Fayeed
Chris Noth Chris Noth as General William Cogswell
Fares Fares Fares Fares as Fauzi Nadal
Jennifer Finnigan Jennifer Finnigan as Molly Al-Fayeed

Tyrant is a drama that follows a typical American family whose members find themselves embroiled in the geopolitical intrigue of a volatile Middle Eastern country. 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.

Tyrant season 1

Tyrant season 1 poster

The story is set in some fictional country Abuddin, possibly in the Middle East. There is an authoritarian power in this mysterious rich country. But the population is outrageous because of lack of either freedom, or wealth, or severe religious conditions. Barry-Al-Fayeed is a second son of Abuddin’s dictator. Twenty years ago or so he left his ancestral house, going on his self-willed exile to the Unites States. Barry establishes himself as a good pediatrician, marries an American and has two teenagers. His peaceful life in Los-Angeles ends, when he is invited to his native country for his nephew’s wedding. Barry can’t reject the invitation and sets off with his family there. But the protagonist is not ready for this journey and meeting with his relatives yet. He and his family will face a hard challenge of a profound culture clash and reluctant immersion into life, which is different from the one in the USA and for which they are not prepared. The series will definitely boggle your imagination!

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Tyrant season 2

Tyrant season 2 poster

As a result of an unsuccessful coup d’état, Barry finds himself in jail. In the meantime, Jamal hesitates whether he should execute Barry, or let him rot in prison. Molly does her best to free her beloved husband from imprisonment, and her leave for the USA turns into struggle to tune herself to life without him. Thus, Samira and Ihab fall back upon some drastic measures. Jamal also has to face the bereavement. He is baffled by Tariq’s tactics of war. Meanwhile Leila attempts to turn Abbudin into a cultural center. Will she able to do it? Barry flees the prison and tries to adjust a new life of a refugee. Molly takes Sammy to Abbudin in order to challenge his inheritance. In the meantime, the enmity between Tariq and Jamal passes beyond the point of no return. Jamal resorts to Chinese military support. Amira tells Rami about the source of Jamal's freakish behavior concerning the war. Meanwhile, we see Barry attempting to save Daliyah with unexpected fallout…

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Tyrant season 3

Tyrant season 3 poster

Continued exciting trailer from director David Yates is represented in the third season. The show of the season was held in June 2016. The plot lies the story of the dictator's son, namely Barry. On his eastern origins spoke previously known name Bassam Al Faid. A bright future was destined to Barry in advance, as his father held a high position. However, the young Barry would prefer to choose for himself a different way of life. A new page of life young man discovered that in 16 years, moved to the United States. 20 years passed in the territory of that State. During this period, the protagonist has achieved quite a lot. He got the desired job, became a husband and father. In general, his life has been successful, if not the past that suddenly "knocked on the door." One day, Barry has received an invitation from the native land of his nephew. He asks him to come to his own wedding. Barry understands that he could not miss such an important ceremony. Therefore, decides to go to his native land with his family. At home, the reception was not at all close to the warm, because once Barry refused to support the methods of his father and ran away from the family. Now his elder brother number one contender to the throne of his father. Shortly after his father's death, he achieves his goal, taking his place on the throne. However, Barry says that his brother did not deserve to lead the post. The situation is becoming more tense by the day. Meanwhile, the guerrillas are protesting against the bloody regime of Al Fayed. It seems that only Barry knows how to stop this conflict and to give the country a happy future.

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