Sons of Anarchy: Season 5

Sons of Anarchy: Season 5

Sons of Anarchy: Season 5

This season begins with Jax and Tara as the club’s new king and queen. Stripped of his patch, Clay recovers from gunshot wounds that nearly killed him, while Gemma is faced with a new life without the comfort of her family. With the threat of RICO still looming, Jax has to find a way to protect his family and save his club as SAMCRO is pulled into a conflict with a potent new enemy.

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EPISODE 5.1

Sovereign

Jax presides over SAMCRO as a series of events begin to unravel Charming.

EPISODE 5.2

Authority Vested

Set up by Damon Pope and being sought by police, Jax rallies the MC's resources to plan their next moves. Knowing Pope's endgame, Jax seeks Romeo's protection before he, Chibs and Tig end up behind... MORE bars as sheep-to-the-slaughter. As Opie struggles to decide his future with the Sons, an unexpected visit from a brother forces the issue.

EPISODE 5.3

Laying Pipe

A desperate situation tests familial and club bonds.

EPISODE 5.4

Stolen Huffy

Complications arise as the Sons band together to face a new adversary.

EPISODE 5.5

Orca Shrugged

Jax attempts to pull Samcro into a new business venture.

EPISODE 5.6

Small World

Jax brings a new proposal to the club with serious consequences.

EPISODE 5.7

Toad's Wild Ride

Jax takes matters into his own hands as things go sideways.

EPISODE 5.8

Ablation

Alliances are tested, while bonds are broken.

EPISODE 5.9

Andare Pescare

Jax gets closer to the truth but there are still obstacles in his way.

EPISODE 5.10

Crucifixed

Anticipating backlash, Jax goes into high gear with his own agenda.

EPISODE 5.11

To Thine Own Self

Jax scrambles to put his affairs in order, while Nero handles business with his old crew.

EPISODE 5.12

Darthy

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

EPISODE 5.13

J'ai Obtenu Cette

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Sons of Anarchy: Season 5 / Reviews

TV Guide

TV Guide

Sons may be as busy as it is brutal, but at least its heartlessness is in the right place.

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post

It's weird that in the show's fifth season, the stakes actually feel lower than they did a couple of years ago.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The second season revealed artistic ambition, reaching for a certain amount of depth in characterization and storytelling. Assessed on that level, the last two seasons have fallen far short of the mark and it seems season five will only repeat the pattern.

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Kurt Sutter's epic tale of an outlaw California motorcycle club launches its fifth season Tuesday with the same visceral intensity that stamped season four.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Paying close attention to SOA's array of outlaws makes the series an even more richly detailed portrait of self-righteous villainy.

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