Clay sets a course for retaliation; Gemma shows Tara how an old lady handles anger.



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Filip 'Chibs' Telford (credit only)
Kip 'Half Sack' Epps (credit only)
Piermont 'Piney' Winston (credit only)
Deputy Chief David Hale (as Tayler Sheridan)


Although the land deal has been shut down thanks to a tip from Hale, and the Sons voted against immediate retaliation for the Otto attack, when a car blows up in Teller-Morrow garage, severely injuring Chibs, Clay's desire for retaliation can no longer be postponed. However, determined to avoid attacking the League blind, Jax teams with Hale in an effort to get to Zobelle before Clay. As Tara struggles to come to terms with what it means to be a Son's "old lady", Gemma shows her a unique way to vent her frustrations. Jax learns Opie has been ignoring his children, but is surprised by Opie's reaction when he mentions it to him. Meanwhile, Cameron seeks assurance the bomb on the lot won't put SAMCRO on Homeland Security's watch-list, but despite getting such assurance, he arranges a meeting without the Sons' knowledge. Written by Bertaut

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retaliation | urine | trust | trap | threat | See All (48) »


Crime | Drama | Thriller


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13 October 2009 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


The namesake of this episode is the "Falx Cerebri", a part of the dura mater in the brain. It is known for being in the shape of a scythe. The Grim Reaper on the MC jackets is holding a sycthe. Also, Chibs suffers a head injury in this episode. The name of this episode alludes to both. See more »


When Gemma hands Tara a revolver, she says it is a 38. It is actually a 357 Magnum. Also, as Gemma hands Tara ammunition, it can clearly be seen on the ammo boxes that they are for 9mm and 45 auto - not the gun Tara was just given. See more »


Jackson 'Jax' Teller: I love you.
Tara Knowles: You should!
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Written by Curtis Stigers, Bob Thiele Jr., and Dave Kushner
Performed by Curtis Stigers and the Forest Rangers
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Falx Cerebri (#2.6)
16 September 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

An absolutely awesome episode. One doesn't stay one minute calm, it keeps on developing full of actions and emotions and I really need to know now what happens next.

I liked how David was dealing with the situation. How he talked to Gemma and got information from her. As well as that amazing scene he had with Polly. Actually it made his character more interesting to me. I didn't expect him to be responding in that way.

The ending was once again just too awesome. It seems this is the highlight of the issues of Jax and Clay and now after the arrest they will have to resolve it.

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