The Sympathizer: The Oriental Mode of Destruction (HBO, Sunday, May 19, 2024)

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The Sympathizer, an espionage thriller series, airs its sixth episode, titled “The Oriental Mode of Destruction,” on HBO this Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 9:00 p.m.

In this episode, the Captain is convinced that the General’s plan is destined to fail. Desperate to prevent the impending disaster, he embarks on a mission to trace the General’s funding sources. Along the way, he ingratiates himself with a Congressman and becomes increasingly desperate in his attempts to expose the military operation. Ultimately, his true motivation is revealed: a deep desire to save Bon.

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This episode marks a pivotal moment in the season as the Captain takes matters into his own hands, driven by his conviction that the General’s plan will end in tragedy. His actions set him on a collision course with the General and potentially put him at odds with his own loyalties.

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The Sympathizer is an acclaimed TV series that premiered on HBO in April 2024. Based on the acclaimed novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen, it tells the story of a half-French, half-Vietnamese communist spy during the Vietnam War and his subsequent exile in the United States.

The Sympathizer: The Oriental Mode of Destruction airs Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. on HBO.

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