The BEST Episodes of Sons of Anarchy
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2020
Sons of Anarchy is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood.
#1 - Papa's Goods
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 9, 2014
Ghosts loom large as Jax makes the final moves to fulfill his father's legacy.
#2 - NS
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 30, 2010
Both the ATF and the Russians prove obstacles as the club looks to heal old wounds.
#3 - A Mother’s Work
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 10, 2013
The ramifications of Jax’s choices put his club and family in jeopardy.
#4 - Burnt and Purged Away
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 22, 2011
SAMCRO negotiates with the Irish Kings to secure the club's future.
#5 - Laying Pipe
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 25, 2012
A desperate situation tests familial and club bonds.
#6 - Na Trioblóidi
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 1, 2009
The second season ends with SAMCRO trying to get rid of Ethan Zobelle and his cohorts once and for all.
#7 - Red Rose
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 2, 2014
With tensions mounting and truths finally revealed, Jax must make the ultimate decision.
#8 - J'ai Obtenu Cette
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 4, 2012
Jax strikes a new deal while ridding himself of old problems.
#9 - Faith and Despondency
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 11, 2014
SAMCRO members fall in love, but death is in the air.
#10 - To Be (2)
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 6, 2011
Jax must overcome great obstacles as he attempts to finalize the gun deal between the Irish and the cartel.
#11 - Aon Rud Pearsanta
Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 19, 2013
Tension mounts as the club makes a bold move to finally get out of guns.
#12 - To Be (1)
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 29, 2011
Jax faces a new challenge that threatens his family and SAMCRO.
#13 - Suits of Woe
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 18, 2014
The SOA organization bears down on SAMCRO and Jax comes face to face with an ugly truth.
#14 - The Mad King
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 8, 2013
The club is forced to make an uneasy alliance with unforeseen consequences.
#15 - Wolfsangel
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 1, 2013
An attack at the compound leads SOA to seek revenge.
#16 - SO
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 2010
The aftermath of Abel’s kidnapping has the Sons reeling - especially Jax, whose grief sends him into deeper turmoil over his future with the MC. Framed for murder, Gemma remains on the lam, and is hit with some unexpected news from her past.
#17 - Hands
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 8, 2011
Jax and Tara get a glimpse of life without SAMCRO but discover that their reality is hard to escape.
#18 - Poor Little Lambs
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 30, 2014
A past effort to help one ally leads to trouble with another.
#19 - Out
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 2011
14 months after going to prison on federal weapons charges Jax, Clay and the other SAMCRO members are released and return to Charming where they encounter new enemies in the form of a no nonsense sheriff and an Assistant U.S. Attorney out to nail the club for their dealings with Russian gunrunner Putlova. Also Jax makes a promise to Tara and Opie and Lyla get married.
#20 - Stolen Huffy
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 2, 2012
Complications arise as the Sons band together to face a new adversary.
#21 - To Thine Own Self
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 20, 2012
Jax scrambles to put his affairs in order, while Nero handles business with his old crew.
#22 - You Are My Sunshine
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 3, 2013
As the dust begins to settle, Jax’s world is suddenly turned upside down.
#23 - The Culling
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 24, 2009
Jax and Clay keep SAMCRO focused on their impending showdown with Zobelle's group; thanks to Gemma, Tara improves her job security at the hospital; Weston finally discovers his boss's intentions in Charming.
#24 - Call of Duty
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 15, 2011
SAMCRO faces a powerful adversary that threatens their business with the Cartel.
#25 - Salvage
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 15, 2013
Jax and the MC must confront their past and choose their future.