Episodes (10)

S01E01 · Pilot

Jun 24, 2014

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.

State of Emergency
S01E02 · State of Emergency

Jul 01, 2014

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.

My Brother's Keeper
S01E03 · My Brother's Keeper

Jul 08, 2014

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.

Sins of the Father
S01E04 · Sins of the Father

Jul 15, 2014

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.

Hail Mary
S01E05 · Hail Mary

Jul 22, 2014

Jamal gets ready to throw down the gauntlet on the thousands of citizens gathered in the Plaza to protest his reign. Barry attempts to put together a summit in the hopes of avoiding any violence.

What the World Needs Now
S01E06 · What the World Needs Now

Jul 29, 2014

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.

Preventative Medicine
S01E07 · Preventative Medicine

Aug 05, 2014

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.

Meet the New Boss
S01E08 · Meet the New Boss

Aug 12, 2014

Now that he has made the decision that Jamal leading Abuddin will never lead to peace while killing Sheik Rashid for Jamal in the process, Barry approaches Tucker for US support on the matter. Tucker's official line is that the US is not in the business of regime change, but unofficially does provide that support in the form of "coup planner" Lea Exley, who informs Barry that a coup needs to happen quickly before the secrets get out. Barry learns how easily those secrets do escape. He also finds that the most difficult obstacles in the plan are those that are closest ...

S01E09 · Gaslight

Aug 19, 2014

Barry still expects the coup to be bloodless, Jamal and Leila who will still live in luxury in exile after all is said and done. The first step still remains to remove Tariq from his position, which Tucker tells Barry he has three days to accomplish by making Jamal believe Tariq is the mastermind behind the coup. Tucker also arms Barry with a tool to accomplish this task. With all the possible problems in this mission, the biggest obstacles may be Leila, who is generally more astute and questioning than Jamal, and Molly, who may not be able to look Jamal and Leila in ...

Gone Fishing
S01E10 · Gone Fishing

Aug 26, 2014

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.


Tyrant Season 1 (2014) is released on Jun 24, 2014 and the latest season 3 of Tyrant is released in 2016. Watch Tyrant online - the English Action TV series from United States. Tyrant is directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton,Michael Lehmann,Peter Weller,Alex Zakrzewski and created by Howard Gordon with Adam Rayner and Jennifer Finnigan. Tyrant is available online on Hulu and Amazon Video.

Barry Al-Fayeed has been living in the United States for 20 years, during which he married fellow physician Molly Olson and had two children, Sammy and Emma, in Pasadena, California. This life belies the fact that at 16 he, under his birth name Bassam, escaped his family life in the Middle-Eastern country of Abuddin, where the Al-Fayeeds have been the dictatorial rulers for generations, normally of violent and repressive regimes which he could not morally tolerate. At his mother's urging he decides to return to Abuddin for the first time in those 20 years, with Molly and the kids in tow. He might find that leaving Abuddin this second time around is more difficult as he gets ensconced in the troubles the Al-Fayeeds are facing in general in continuing to rule the country as a repressive dictatorship. The longer Barry stays, the more it affects the only life of democratic freedom Molly, Sammy, and Emma have known up to this point.

As know as:

Тиранин, Tirano: Poder Sem Limites, Tyrant: Tirano, タイラント (テレビドラマ), Tyrant - A vér kötelez


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English, Arabic

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Teakwood Lane Productions, Keshet Broadcasting, FX Productions

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Stephanie Abraham
Bitch Media
By not choosing a specific country, everything's mishmashed.
by rottentomatoes, Jan 21, 2021
Ross Jones
Daily Telegraph (UK)
As a creaky, unusually violent and grandiose soap, Tyrant kind of works. But as a piece of revolutionary television, it's a failed state.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 02, 2019
Allison Keene
It's a show that could start an important dialogue, or it could just be a glossy and opulent family drama. Either way, like Bassam, I feel compelled to stay.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 02, 2019

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