History YMMV / SonsOfAnarchy

9th Feb '17 11:27:23 PM Jaredwarrensince1991
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** Midway through the first season. Especially as

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** Midway through the first season. Especially as the boys in SAMCRO ''literally'' start growing their beards.
** Season 2 is generally considered to be when the show found its identity in terms of direction.


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** Hector Salazar crossed it at the beginning of Season 3 by ordering a drive-by at Half-Sack's wake, resulting in a little boy getting shot and Hale getting killed. He affirms it by telling Tara that he intends to kill her in front of Jax, and then kill Jax.
9th Feb '17 11:17:57 PM Jaredwarrensince1991
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%%* CrossesTheLineTwice: Frequently, especially Tig.

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%%* * CrossesTheLineTwice: Frequently, especially Tig.Tig.
** "This is why I beat hookers."



** Midway through the first season.

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** Midway through the first season. Especially as
27th Jan '17 6:07:02 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** Creator/DannyTrejo plays a character called Romero. He's also in the [[VideoGame/NaziZombies Call of the Dead]] mode for VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps fighting...George Romero.
** Nero, who's portrayed by Jimmy Smits, jokes in Season 7 that he'd make a great politician. This is the same guy who played President-Elect (President in the Series Finale) Matthew Santos on Series/TheWestWing and [[CorruptPolitician Miguel Prado]] on Series/{{Dexter}}.

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** Creator/DannyTrejo plays a character called Romero. He's also in the [[VideoGame/NaziZombies Call of the Dead]] mode for VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps'' fighting...George Romero.
** Nero, who's portrayed by Jimmy Smits, jokes in Season 7 that he'd make a great politician. This is the same guy who played President-Elect (President in the Series Finale) Matthew Santos on Series/TheWestWing ''Series/TheWestWing'' and [[CorruptPolitician Miguel Prado]] on Series/{{Dexter}}.''Series/{{Dexter}}''.
9th Aug '16 9:44:06 PM Jaredwarrensince1991
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** Tig becomes this in season 5. [[spoiler:No matter how you felt about him before, if you didn't feel heartbroken for him during the scene where he was forced to watch his daughter die, you're not human.]]
** Juice, as of Season 5. Everything he does is out of loyalty to the club because he ''cannot'' stand to be alone, and every one of those decisions backfires on him. By the final season he's a suicidal wreck all alone in the world.
** Tara. Just look at her life: [[spoiler:Her mother died when she was nine years old, and her dad was a worthless drunk. She goes to medical school and becomes a gifted surgeon, and gets the hell out of Charming, only to return because of her abusive, stalker boyfriend. Said boyfriend follows her back to Charming under the guise of investigating SAMCRO, but he's really after her. He breaks into her house, she shoots him, and she calls Jax in to finish him off. They wind up getting back together, but her in-laws stop at nothing to make her life a living hell. Then she stumbles upon a long-lost family secret, which leads to Clay hiring hitmen to shut her up. She survives, but her hand is crushed and her career is ruined. Then she unwittingly becomes an accessory to murder, which leads to her becoming the target of the district attorney and a sociopathic former US Marshal. Just when her husband announces his plan to give himself up so she can raise their sons in relative peace, she is murdered by her mother-in-law in an extremely cruel and brutal way, and all because Gemma was too messed up to make a phone call!]] Who WOULDN'T feel sorry for her?
** Otto. The guy literally lost everything for his club.

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** Tig [[PapaWolf Tig]] becomes this in season 5. [[spoiler:No matter how you felt about him before, if you didn't feel heartbroken for him during the scene where he was forced to watch his daughter die, you're not human.]]
** Juice, [[ButtMonkey Juice]], as of Season 5. Everything he does is out of loyalty to the club because he ''cannot'' stand to be alone, and every one of those decisions backfires on him. By the final season he's a suicidal wreck all alone in the world.
** Tara.[[BreakTheCutie Tara]]. Just look at her life: [[spoiler:Her mother died when she was nine years old, and her dad was a worthless drunk. She goes to medical school and becomes a gifted surgeon, and gets the hell out of Charming, only to return because of her abusive, stalker boyfriend. Said boyfriend follows her back to Charming under the guise of investigating SAMCRO, but he's really after her. He breaks into her house, she shoots him, and she calls Jax in to finish him off. They wind up getting back together, but her in-laws stop at nothing to make her life a living hell. Then she stumbles upon a long-lost family secret, which leads to Clay hiring hitmen to shut her up. She survives, but her hand is crushed and her career is ruined. Then she unwittingly becomes an accessory to murder, which leads to her becoming the target of the district attorney and a sociopathic former US Marshal. Just when her husband announces his plan to give himself up so she can raise their sons in relative peace, she is murdered by her mother-in-law in an extremely cruel and brutal way, and all because Gemma was too messed up to make a phone call!]] Who WOULDN'T feel sorry for her?
** Otto.[[UndyingLoyalty Otto]]. The guy literally lost everything for his club.
9th May '16 6:37:03 AM Tyk5919
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: After Gemma was considered irredemmable because she [[spoiler:killed Tara in the season 6 finale]], season 7 spent as much time as possible making her more sympathetic, and showing that the consequences of her reckless actions [[BreakTheHaughty is deeply taking its toll on her emotions and sanity]].



* DudeNotFunny: Shortly after [[spoiler:the massacre at Diosa]], Tig jokes that people love pussy so much that customers would still come over even if they [[spoiler:left the dead women's corpses on the floor]]. Even he admits it was too soon to say that.
31st Mar '16 4:59:49 PM Jaredwarrensince1991
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** James "Jimmy O" O'Phelan, season 3's BigBad (he also appears near the end of season 2), is a member of the True IRA, a Northern Irish terrorist organization and criminal syndicate mainly involved in gun running. O'Phelan previously ran current SAMCRO member Chibs out of the IRA and stole Chibs's wife and daughter (Fiona and Kerianne), years later threatening to dump Fiona and [[WifeHusbandry marry Kerianne next]] to Chibs's face. He goes rogue in the third season after receiving a demotion back in Ireland. He tries to kill all of SAMCRO and SAMBEL in an explosion, and after his family escapes his wrath he kills an IRA member in a failed attempt to get them back before torturing and executing another one to find Jax Teller's kidnapped baby son Abel. He murders the adoptive family Abel was placed with and takes the child to ensure his escape to the States, before exchanging him for another hostage whom he later kills. Aside from his bodycount, O'Phelan stands out among the show's many gangsters in that he [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes has no real loved ones]] [[note]]He tells Chibs to "take care of our girls," but he may just be trying to taunt Chibs and rob him of the pleasure of killing him.[[/note]], shows no remorse for any of his crimes, and only ever displays purely selfish motives.

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** [[DragonWithAnAgenda James "Jimmy O" O'Phelan, O'Phelan]], season 3's BigBad (he also appears near the end of season 2), is a member of the True IRA, a Northern Irish terrorist organization and criminal syndicate mainly involved in gun running. O'Phelan previously ran current SAMCRO member Chibs out of the IRA and stole Chibs's wife and daughter (Fiona and Kerianne), years later threatening to dump Fiona and [[WifeHusbandry marry Kerianne next]] to Chibs's face. He goes rogue in the third season after receiving a demotion back in Ireland. He tries to kill all of SAMCRO and SAMBEL in an explosion, and after his family escapes his wrath he kills an IRA member in a failed attempt to get them back before torturing and executing another one to find Jax Teller's kidnapped baby son Abel. He murders the adoptive family Abel was placed with and takes the child to ensure his escape to the States, before exchanging him for another hostage whom he later kills. Aside from his bodycount, O'Phelan stands out among the show's many gangsters in that he [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes has no real loved ones]] [[note]]He tells Chibs to "take care of our girls," but he may just be trying to taunt Chibs and rob him of the pleasure of killing him.[[/note]], shows no remorse for any of his crimes, and only ever displays purely selfish motives.
5th Feb '16 4:05:39 PM jormis29
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* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: Charlie Hunnam? The British pretty boy from ''{{Undeclared}}''? As a biker? More to the point, the Geordie twink from ''QueerAsFolk'', who became famous in the UK for taking it up the wrong 'un from a much older man?

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* WhatTheHellCastingAgency: Charlie Hunnam? The British pretty boy from ''{{Undeclared}}''? ''Series/{{Undeclared}}''? As a biker? More to the point, the Geordie twink from ''QueerAsFolk'', ''Series/QueerAsFolk'', who became famous in the UK for taking it up the wrong 'un from a much older man?
6th Jan '16 2:26:44 AM Nakkaruzu
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* JerkassWoobie: The whole of SAMCRO are a group of heartbroken guys who are trying to do the right thing, but pick the wrong tools, and the wrong ideas.
17th Dec '15 5:21:08 PM wceagle4life
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* BadassDecay: Toric is introduced as a vengeful GeniusBruiser with military training, police contacts and an Ivy League degree. In the next season, it's revealed that he's a paunchy, strung-out junkie who makes a few major mistakes that [[spoiler:ultimately cost him his life]].

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* BadassDecay: Toric is introduced as a vengeful GeniusBruiser with military training, police contacts and an Ivy League degree. In the next season, it's revealed that he's a paunchy, strung-out junkie who makes a few major mistakes that [[spoiler:ultimately cost him his life]]. Apparently [[RealLifeWritesThePlot the writers were forced to do this due to Donal Logue's scheduling conflicts]].
6th Sep '15 10:22:57 AM nombretomado
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** Creator/DannyTrejo plays a character called Romero. He's also in the [[NaziZombies Call of the Dead]] mode for VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps fighting...George Romero.

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** Creator/DannyTrejo plays a character called Romero. He's also in the [[NaziZombies [[VideoGame/NaziZombies Call of the Dead]] mode for VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps fighting...George Romero.
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