The Sympathizer Episode 7 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where to Watch


The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer revolves after the haydays of the Vietnam war where a North Vietnamese spy, planted in the South Vietnam army, is forced to flee to the enemy country of the United States along with his general. As he mingles with the South Vietnamese refugees, living a double life, it’s only a matter of time before he finds himself conflicted between his drastically paradoxical selves. 

The Sympathizer is a historical black comedy based on Vietnamese/ American novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen’s 2015 Pulitzer prize winning novel of the same name. To top it off, the series flaunts a star cast with Hoa Xuande Nguyen in the main role of the Captain, Robert Downey Jr. in multiple disguises or roles and many others, including Sandra Oh in a recurring role. 

Here’s everything we know:

Where Can I Watch The Sympathizer?

The Sympathizer is an HBO Original series produced by A24 and thus, will be aired on HBO and it will also be simultaneously available to watch on Max. 

The Sympathizer Episode 7 Release Date

Episode 7 will be released on Sunday 26th May at 1am (GMT) / 9pm  (ET). This is a weekly show, with 1 episode releasing each week every Sunday.

Expect episode 7 to be roughly 50-55 mins each, which is consistent with the timeframe for the rest of the show.

What Happened In Episode 3?

We’ve got the whole episode covered with our handy (and lengthy!) episode recap and review. You can find that below:

Read More: The Sympathizer Episode 5 Recap & Review

How Many Episodes Will The Sympathizer Have?

It has been officially announced that The Sympathizer will drop with 7 episodes, with one episode releasing each week. So with that in mind, we’ve got 4 more episodes left after this week’s release. As long as the schedule doesn’t change, it should end on May 26th.

Is There A Trailer For The Sympathizer?

Yes! You can find a trailer for The Sympathizer Season 1 below:

What do you hope to see as the series progresses? What’s been your favorite moment of The Sympathizer so far? Let us know in the comments below!

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