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.
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 9 airs Aug. 19 at 10 p.m. EDT on FX.