‘Tyrant’ Season 2, Episode 5: ‘A Viper in the Palace’
Tyrant season 2, episode 5 airs tonight on FX.
Molly and Sammy go to Abbudin to address the dispute over his inheritance; Jamal and Tariq’s feud over military strategy reaches the point of no return; Barry is afraid his cover will be blown and that those who helped him could be in danger when the Army of the Caliphate arrives.
FX describes the show as follows:
Barry Al-Fayeed is a California pediatrician who also happens to be the second son of a Middle Eastern dictator. He 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 2, episode 5 airs July 14 at 10 p.m. EDT on FX.