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S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9: Release Date, What To Expect?


S.W.A.T. is a television series that deals with the police procedural genre and a mix of action with drama. Shawn Ryan and Aaron Rahsaan Thomas created this show and it premiered in November 2017. The first season was loved and prompted the makers to come up with six more seasons.

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9
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The show is currently in its seventh season with S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9 slated to drop very soon. All the viewers of the show are excited to watch this episode and want to know what they can expect from it in terms of plot.

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

S.W.A.T. is based on the namesake television series that came out in 1975 as well as the film released in 2003.

The main character of the series is Daniel Harrelson aka Hondo (played by Shemar Moore) who is a sergeant in the police department of Los Angeles. He earlier worked as a marine and now leads the unit of Tactics and Special Weapons. The series focuses on his efforts to accomplish all the missions and challenges the team faces.

The first season of S.W.A.T. premiered on November 2nd, 2017 and has 22 episodes. It ended on May 17, 2018. S.W.A.T. Season 7 started on February 16th, 2024. Justin Lin, Paul Bernard, Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Danielle Woodrow, Marney Hochman, Shawn Ryan, Pavun Shetty and Neal H. Moritz are the executive producers of the show.

What Happened In S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8 is named Family Man and it was released on April 12th, 2024. Larry Teng directed it while Amelia Sims was the writer.

The episode starts with Deac thinking about his retirement but it changes after someone shoots Luca. A waitress in the city gets abducted by the preppers of doomsday named Grant and Jeb Webber.

What Happened In S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 8?
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Later in the episode, the cops enter the bunker of the kidnappers. In this process, Edward ends up dying. Some good piece of word given by Hicks in favor of Beth for her to avoid any prison time.

Meanwhile, we see Tran planning to go out with a journalist. Deac and Hondo contemplate their retirement. The episode ends with Powell meeting her son.

What To Expect From S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9 is called Honeytrap; Oz Scott is the director while Michael Gemballa wrote the episode. It will have many wealthy people getting killed by a group of women-led robbers. The FBI, including Jackie Vasquez, then asks Hondo to help them in this case and stop the criminals. Meanwhile, the episode will also have Maggie leaving Hicks in an abrupt manner.

This will lead him to seek assistance from Wendy as well as the Deacon to repair his relationship problem. A 21-second promo of the episode shows us a glimpse of the events. It consists of a truck ramming into a complex of presumably a bank as flying notes are visible.

The viewers also get to see a glimpse of the lady robbers who are the main villains of this episode. The episode promises a lot of possibilities that are really exciting including the end of the story involving Hicks.

Do We Have A Release Date?

S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9 will release on Friday, April 19th, 2024 on CBS at 8 pm ET. The episode will be also available on Paramount + the next day. The previous seasons are available on Amazon Prime Video for the people of the UK.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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The episode will run for 40 to 45 minutes. This season will only have 13 episodes due to the delays in shooting caused by the strike in Hollywood in 2023. This is much less than earlier seasons that had over 20 episodes on average.


S.W.A.T. is a nostalgia dose for all the people who enjoyed the original series from the 70s as well as the film. It is filled with several well-written characters whom audiences can root for or hate. Every episode provides a new challenge and threat to the team and the viewers are given a treat of action, thrills and a lot of drama in it. S.W.A.T. Season 7 Episode 9 will be an addition to it.