Last night, FX premiered the first episode of its new series Tyrant. This new show will be falling into Fargo’s time spot. Those are some hard shoes to fill but Tyrant may have what it takes. Missed it? Here is a recap of the pilot episode.The show opens with main character Bassam, or Barry, Al Fayeed leaving a phone message saying he will attend his nephew’s wedding. By the sounds of it, he will have to leave America to another country. He goes for a morning run where he starts to have flashbacks. There is Barry as a child with a brother around the same age and his father. The dad has taken them to a rally that is celebrating Barry’s dad as president of a Middle Eastern country. The flashback ends with tanks bombing the area and Barry being knocked off stage by a nearby blast. His flashback is interrupted by an emergency phone call. He is a pediatrician and is called in to work by a patient to.Barry returns home to his wife and family eating breakfast and his daughter Emma is googling her father’s home country, Abbudin. Emma starts to panic once she discovers how dangerous the country is. Her mom and brother, Sammy, try to tell her everything will be ok but she says that not even her dad wants to go, therefore, she doesn’t either. After the kids leave, Barry’s wife, Molly, tells her husband to convince Emma that the trip will be fun but Barry doesn’t seem thrilled himself. He tells his to promise him they will come back home but she misses his pled.