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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 3, 2008
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 102 Ratings

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  • Summary: The final season of the drama picks up from the end of season six with appearances from Annabeth Gish, Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson, Lea Michel, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Sep 9, 2014
    100
    Creator Kurt Sutter has found fewer openings to lighten the show as the story has darkened, and that continues to be the case. Still, we want to know what’s going to happen, even if the odds of anything good are about the same as the odds of the show ever winning the Emmys it deserves.
  2. Reviewed by: Tony Dayoub
    Sep 4, 2014
    75
    The season premiere alone places SAMCRO in three progressively darker, increasingly self-destructive set pieces sparked from confusion and ending with the gang indulging in some misguided retaliation.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Tallerico
    Sep 4, 2014
    70
    After a relatively explosive season premiere, the next two episodes of Sons of Anarchy may frustrate viewers hoping for insanity in every episode. Sutter gets down into the dirty of a gang war again, and it’s a bit of a narrative letdown after the explosiveness of last season.
  4. Reviewed by: Jeff Jensen
    Sep 4, 2014
    67
    Sons of Anarchy could be the antihero drama to end all antihero dramas, but it'll have to shift into some new gears to go out in the blaze of ingloriousness it deserves.
  5. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Sep 8, 2014
    50
    While it will be interesting to see the way Sons tackles loose ends, in terms of how the series explores shades of gray, it looks like it’s all over but the shooting.
  6. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Sep 8, 2014
    50
    Fans will love Tuesday night's supersized launch. I'm just limp and weary from it all.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 26
  2. Negative: 10 out of 26
  1. Oct 22, 2014
    10
    For me S07 its a little bit slow for the 3 premiere's episode but the episode of this week the ending is very good. its for me the best seasonFor me S07 its a little bit slow for the 3 premiere's episode but the episode of this week the ending is very good. its for me the best season of this show!!! Expand
  2. Jun 18, 2015
    10
    I MISS THIS SHOW :( I wish it never ended.....Got really attached to the characters, storyline etc...The season finale was epic. TEAMI MISS THIS SHOW :( I wish it never ended.....Got really attached to the characters, storyline etc...The season finale was epic. TEAM JAX...Life of bikers....interesting... Expand
  3. Oct 14, 2014
    9
    Best show on TV, period. Nonstop action, drama, acting, violence and brutality. Always a twist in every episode and to the idiots whiningBest show on TV, period. Nonstop action, drama, acting, violence and brutality. Always a twist in every episode and to the idiots whining about the realism? It's TV.....People get dumber by the day, I swear. This show is so action packed and intense and you can never predict what will happen next. It has a all star cast from different movies and I LOVE how chibbs is here from Braveheart and Tig from Waterworld! Both awesome actors and outstanding in this show. Expand
  4. Oct 2, 2014
    7
    Sons of Anarchy was like fine red wine: it just got better with age. Unfortunately, in this, its final season, it appears we're now past theSons of Anarchy was like fine red wine: it just got better with age. Unfortunately, in this, its final season, it appears we're now past the expiration date. You never want your favorite series to end, especially one that that hooks you with drama as edgy as it has been, you want it to continue as long as it STAYS good.

    The show has always been about Jax, the protagonist in a modern-day retelling of a classic Shakespearean tragedy. And part of the allure has been the connection the audience has with Jax, an anti-hero we root for as he strives to keep his moral compass as injustice after injustice pounds on his soul. His son. Opie. Now Tara.

    In the final scene of the season premiere, while epic in execution, we lose that connection as he executes some patsy fingered by the real killer. The emotional resonance we've felt in the past regardless of what gruesome deed he is doing just isn't there anymore, as he tortures and kills this poor guy. That being said, the montage of scenes set to a cover of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is film-making at its best.

    Show-runner Kurt Sutter's original music selection continues to a show highlight. In the season's second episode, he overlays "Till its Gone" by Yelawolf for the episode's ending montage which adds significant emotional gravitas to intertwined scenes. It's worth just to see these ending montages "until its gone."
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  5. Oct 16, 2014
    2
    Forgot to mention: Sutter under lies a fallacy. The fans do not love Jax. Love not Gemma. Love not the MC. If Sutter loves the figures that'sForgot to mention: Sutter under lies a fallacy. The fans do not love Jax. Love not Gemma. Love not the MC. If Sutter loves the figures that's his business. If he pulls this love in the length then that is fatal. Either he makes a TV show for his own home theater, or for viewers !? The Spectators want the slow death! The majority would like to see suffer these serial killers and mass murderers. Therefore, it is not elegant in 12 of 13 Episodes represent the Sons as smart alecks and everything dissolve quickly in the 13 episode. That would be mass-produced. For too long actually were all stupid: Cops, Chinese, Niners, Pope, the Irish, even the cartel and all authorities, etc. In contrast, "Our" suddenly stupid (-> File Gemma-Tera). Juice for Comic Character mutated. We are currently at Season 7 Episode 6
    If this continues Sutter will reap a whole bush full of golden raspberries.

    And shortly to the Special Guests: Collect Sutter special guests, personally? Who needs Marilin Manson (... is the leader of the Aryan a gay Buebchen?). Hole, who needs Hole? Even from Henry Rolins one was a little disappointed. But this only in passing. The dramatic failure of the seventh season are much more devastating.
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  6. Nov 12, 2014
    1
    Season 7 is long-winded, boring and predictable. No surprises. The ends of the episodes, the Cliffhanger, one can foresee. As an example, theSeason 7 is long-winded, boring and predictable. No surprises. The ends of the episodes, the Cliffhanger, one can foresee. As an example, the end of episode 10. Even quite embarrassing. Also embarrassing as Sutter his hero holding the rod to let his guys are good until the end there. All in all, Season 7 acts as a sham, a bluff package. Much ado about nothing. In places have a one hour program of a hurdy-gurdy man more exciting moments than most episode of this season. Expand
  7. Dec 2, 2014
    0
    Deserves to be on a porno site not for TV, not fit for anyone...horny teens dirty old men...depraved women..
    Need I say more, good riddance
    Deserves to be on a porno site not for TV, not fit for anyone...horny teens dirty old men...depraved women..
    Need I say more, good riddance to this trash...If you liked this trash just go the some porno sight, you creep me out, this stuff shouldn't be aired on TV or Cable....I'll say the same of (Justified) thugs, murders, prostitutes,
    This show deserves to bight the dust too...
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