Air Date: June 24th, 2014
An unassuming American family is drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation.
Season 3 - Episode 10 : Two Graves Sep 7, 2016
Barry and Molly are on the brink of war with the Caliphate; Leila makes a bold political move; Barry and Daliyah come to a crossroads in their relationship; the conflict in Abuddin threatens to turn into a bloody civil war.
Season 3 - Episode 9 : How to Live Aug 31, 2016
When Abuddin falls into chaos, Daliyah takes a public stand against Barry and convinces Fauzi to leave; Barry gives Maloof authority to shut down Leila's opposition to regain control; Ahmed pressures his mother to surrender.
Season 3 - Episode 8 : Ask for the Earth Aug 24, 2016
Molly returns to Abuddin to pursue her daughter's killer; Leila and Cogswell hope for a brief escape from the world only to find that its impossible; Barry take a hard line with the country in the wake of his daughter's death.
Season 3 - Episode 7 : Bedfellows Aug 17, 2016
Emma's death haunts Barry, as does his failure to kill Ihab; Leila leaves the government and forms an unexpected partnership; the Caliphate speeds up plans to invade Abuddin while Ihab connects with Mahdiya.
Season 3 - Episode 6 : Truth and Dignity Aug 10, 2016
Barry's policies put Daliyah in danger; Al-Qadi offers a risky plan in an effort to move toward peace; Fauzi puts his heart on the line but Daliyah feels conflicted; Barry cracks down on the political process as the election spirals out of control.
The problem with the series isn’t the casting or its philosophical underpinnings, though--its chief flaw remains one of pacing. Long scenes of dialogue and debate become wearisome. Show More
It's just a good story, cleverly told. It's not going to resolve the troubles in the Middle East, but then again, neither has anything else. Show More
The cinematography is stunning, the music and atmospherics are immersive. With occasional hiccups the acting is mostly subtle. Suspension of disbelief will be required (how else can Bassam/Barry slip out of his father's palace in the middle of the night to rendez-vous with an old journalist buddy?) But Tyrant is worth the effort. Show More