Sons of Anarchy: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (3 Sep. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller
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A rival gang steals the Sons' stockpile of assault rifles, while Jax's ex-wife's drug overdose leads to an emergency c-section and life-threatening surgery for their baby.

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A rival gang steals the Sons' stockpile of assault rifles, while Jax's ex-wife's drug overdose leads to an emergency c-section and life-threatening surgery for their baby.

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Charming is a fictional town in California made up for the show. See more »

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Originally, Scott Glenn was supposed to play Clay Morrow, and filmed several scenes of the pilot. After Ron Perlman replaced him, most of the scenes were re-shot, but in some of the scenes where the motorcyclists are lined up, have Glenn in place of Perlman. See more »

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Gemma Teller Morrow: You coming to dinner tomorrow night? I'm picking up steaks from the German.
Jackson 'Jax' Teller: Oh you know it.
Gemma Teller Morrow: You should bring Chibs and that new kid.
Jackson 'Jax' Teller: New kid doesn't eat meat.
Gemma Teller Morrow: Don't patch him in; can't trust anyone who doesn't eat meat.
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Written by Jimmy Lavalle
Performed by Album Leaf
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the best pilot in a long time!
29 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This single episode sums up the entire show, gang wars, bike journeys and brawls. Truly one of the greatest shows of all time. The acting in this program is phenomenal. I wasn't expecting much from Katey Segal if i'm honest, because after her comedy roll in 8 SIMPLE RULES, i didn't think she could have pulled of the whole drama thing, but i was pleasantly surprised with a hard-hitting, Golden Globe winning performance. Charlie Hunnam plays the vice president of a biker gang, a part which was brilliantly written. My Favourite character, CHIBS, played by Tommy Flanagan, is a hilarious part well casted. Not forgetting Ron Pearlman's worryingly convincing roll as the gangs president. So a good opening for a good show ;)


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