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 hopes of avoiding any violence.
FX describes the show:
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.
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.
Tyrant season 1, episode 5 airs July 22 at 10 p.m. EDT on FX.