The Best Episodes of Sons of Anarchy

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2018

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.

Papa's Goods

#1 - Papa's Goods

Season 7 - Episode 13

Ghosts loom large as Jax makes the final moves to fulfill his father's legacy.

star 8.72
1,996 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Mike Daniels
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NS

#2 - NS

Season 3 - Episode 13

Both the ATF and the Russians prove obstacles as the club looks to heal old wounds.

star 8.67
1,528 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Dave Erickson
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A Mother’s Work

#3 - A Mother’s Work

Season 6 - Episode 13

The ramifications of Jax’s choices put his club and family in jeopardy.

star 8.65
1,868 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins
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Na Trioblóidi

#4 - Na Trioblóidi

Season 2 - Episode 13

The second season ends with SAMCRO trying to get rid of Ethan Zobelle and his cohorts once and for all.

star 8.49
1,507 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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Aon Rud Persanta

#5 - Aon Rud Persanta

Season 6 - Episode 11

Tension mounts as the club makes a bold move to finally get out of guns.

star 8.43
1,711 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Chris Collins, Kurt Sutter
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To Be. Act 2

#6 - To Be. Act 2

Season 4 - Episode 14

Jax must overcome great obstacles as he attempts to finalize the gun deal between the Irish and the cartel.

star 8.42
1,418 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins
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Red Rose

#7 - Red Rose

Season 7 - Episode 12

With tensions mounting and truths finally revealed, Jax must make the ultimate decision.

star 8.39
1,822 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Charles Murray (II), Kurt Sutter
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Faith and Despondency

#8 - Faith and Despondency

Season 7 - Episode 10

SAMCRO members fall in love, but death is in the air.

star 8.39
1,767 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Gladys Rodríguez, Kurt Sutter
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J'ai Obtenu Cette

#9 - J'ai Obtenu Cette

Season 5 - Episode 13

Jax strikes a new deal while ridding himself of old problems.

star 8.38
1,510 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins
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Burnt and Purged Away

#10 - Burnt and Purged Away

Season 4 - Episode 12

SAMCRO negotiates with the Irish Kings to secure the club's future.

star 8.34
1,423 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Dave Erickson
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Suits of Woe

#11 - Suits of Woe

Season 7 - Episode 11

The SOA organization bears down on SAMCRO and Jax comes face to face with an ugly truth.

star 8.33
1,784 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Mike Daniels
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The Revelator

#12 - The Revelator

Season 1 - Episode 13

In the wake of a tragedy, the club must re-evaluate its bonds of brotherhood.

star 8.32
1,551 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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To Be. Act 1

#13 - To Be. Act 1

Season 4 - Episode 13

Jax faces a new challenge that threatens his family and SAMCRO.

star 8.31
1,425 votes
Directors: Kurt Sutter
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins
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The Mad King

#14 - The Mad King

Season 6 - Episode 5

The club is forced to make an uneasy alliance with unforeseen consequences.

star 8.30
1,753 votes
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins, Roberto Patino
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Balm

#15 - Balm

Season 2 - Episode 10

Agent Stahl takes notice at the handsome profits SAMCRO is reaping from the repo business. Meanwhile, the Jax- Clay standoff forces Gemma to make a difficult decision.

star 8.30
1,526 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Dave Erickson, Stevie Long
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Laying Pipe

#16 - Laying Pipe

Season 5 - Episode 3

A desperate situation tests familial and club bonds.

star 8.30
1,490 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Kem Nunn, Liz Sagal, Kurt Sutter
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You Are My Sunshine

#17 - You Are My Sunshine

Season 6 - Episode 12

As the dust begins to settle, Jax’s world is suddenly turned upside down.

star 8.29
1,727 votes
Directors: Paris Barclay
Writers: Kem Nunn, Mike Daniels, Kurt Sutter
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Call of Duty

#18 - Call of Duty

Season 4 - Episode 11

SAMCRO faces a powerful adversary that threatens their business with the Cartel.

star 8.29
1,415 votes
Writers: Liz Sagal, Gladys Rodriguez
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SO

#19 - SO

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

star 8.27
1,559 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
Writers: Kurt Sutter
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The Culling

#20 - The Culling

Season 2 - Episode 12

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.

star 8.25
1,508 votes
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Dave Erickson
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Wolfsangel

#21 - Wolfsangel

Season 6 - Episode 4

An attack at the compound leads SOA to seek revenge.

star 8.25
1,751 votes
Directors: Bill Gierhart
Writers: Kem Nunn, Kurt Sutter
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Hands

#22 - Hands

Season 4 - Episode 10

Jax and Tara get a glimpse of life without SAMCRO but discover that their reality is hard to escape.

star 8.25
1,393 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Chris Collins, David Labrava, Kurt Sutter
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Salvage

#23 - Salvage

Season 6 - Episode 6

Jax and the MC must confront their past and choose their future.

star 8.20
1,728 votes
Directors: Adam Arkin
Writers: Mike Daniels, Kurt Sutter
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Darthy

#24 - Darthy

Season 5 - Episode 12

Jax makes arrangements to take the club in a different direction.

star 8.18
1,428 votes
Directors: Peter Weller
Writers: Kurt Sutter, Chris Collins
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Poor Little Lambs

#25 - Poor Little Lambs

Season 7 - Episode 4

A past effort to help one ally leads to trouble with another.

star 8.17
1,786 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Kem Nunn, Kurt Sutter
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