Season 2 Premiere: September 8, 2009
Season 3 Premiere: September 7, 2010
Season 4 Premiere: September 6, 2011
Season 5 Premiere: September 11, 2012
Running Time: 1 hour
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News: Songs of Anarchy Volume 2 details
Interview: Maggie Siff at the 2012 Comic Con
The Synopsis: 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 there 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 illegally thriving arms business. The seduction of money, power, and blood.
Jackson ‘Jax’ Teller (Charlie Hunnam) is the MC’s vice-president who is tested by his growing apprehension for its lawlessness, Gemma Teller Morrow (Katey Sagal) is Jax’s force-of-nature mother, and Clarence ‘Clay’ Morrow (Ron Perlman) is Jax’s stepfather and MC president. The triangle of Mother, Son, and Stepfather will ultimately reveal the dark secrets in this family’s past and the lengths they will go to protect their sins.
Season five began with SAMCRO fresh out of jail and back into Charming. Upon their arrival, they encountered new law enforcement and headed right back to business. The club was pressed with a decision that challenged what SOA has always stood for and brought forth an unlikely alliance. Jax, fresh out of jail and dealing with the birth of his newborn son, is forced to put new plans into motion that could affect the club and ultimately his family.