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S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8: Preview, Release Date And More


S.W.A.T. is a television series that has delivered action-packed episodes since it started. It is in the realm of procedural action drama and the first season started in 2017; audiences loved it and the makers came up with follow-up seasons later. Shawn Ryan and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas are the developers of the show.

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8: Preview, Release Date And More
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The seventh season is airing in 2024 and fans are excited about S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8. If you have been wondering where it can be watched and what will happen in this upcoming episode, read on.

What Is S.W.A.T. All About?

S.W.A.T. is adapted from a TV show that aired in 1975 as well as a film released in 2003, both of them share the same title. It centers on Daniel Harrelson aka Hondo (played by Shemar Moore) who is a sergeant in the police department in Los Angeles. He also worked as a marine earlier before venturing into police. He becomes the leader of the SWAT unit of the police arm.

The episodes show him and the members tackling different kinds of crimes in the city. Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Marney Hochman, Neal H. Moritz, Danielle Woodrow, Paul Bernard, Pavun Shetty, and Justin Lin are the executive producers of the show.

S.W.A.T. Season 1 premiered on November 2nd, 2017, and had a run till May 17th, 2018, with 22 episodes. The studio had canceled the show after its 6th season but it got renewed and S.W.A.T. Season 7 started on February 16th, 2024. Its production saw a slight delay due to the 2023 strikes in Hollywood.

What Happened In S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 7?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 7 has been named Last Call. Mellori Velasquez wrote it while Michael D. Olmos directed the episode. It was released on April 5th, 2024, and it focuses on the team trying to nab the team of robbers who killed nearly 20-member squad.

Lucas gets shot and he is hospitalized. The car used by the robbers has its link to a person named Omar Woodman who is captured by Hondo and the team.

What Happened In S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 7?
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However, Omar doesn’t spill anything and he is jailed. Later, Rick Fontana kills him in the cell. The team searches for Jerry who was already killed. Hondo realizes that someone does not want these robbers to talk. He also finds that Jerry has a necklace hidden at his place. The team arrests some more people and retrieves the necklace.

We see Luca getting retired and he gets a lovely farewell. A misunderstanding between Powell and Alfaro takes place due to his visit to strip clubs. But he reveals that his mother was also a stripper.

What To Expect From S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8 is called Family Man and it’s helmed by Larry Teng while Amelia Sims wrote the script. It will show the team facing threats from the preppers of the doomsday. Deacon is someone who will be the major point of this situation. We also see Tan going into loggerheads with a journalist who is covering the SWAT operations.

Meanwhile, the story will also get very emotional for Powell who had left her own child nearly 18 years prior to the current time. She will be meeting her kid and the audience can expect tides of emotion in their meeting. The episode will have also the actors reprising their roles from the previous episode.

Do We Have A Release Date?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8 will drop on Friday, April 12th, 2024 on CBS at 8 pm (ET). Hulu and Netflix are streaming the earlier seasons of the show while Amazon Prime Video has it for audiences in the UK. The runtime of the episode will be between 40 to 45 minutes.

Unlike earlier seasons that had over 20 episodes, this season will end with the 13th episode. This is due to less shooting and production because of the strikes.


S.W.A.T. is a gripping tale of the namesake unit of the police and the viewers are delighted with their operations that are very dangerous. S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8 will be really interesting as the team faces another threat. Season 7 is the last in the series so fans are really excited.

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