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Sons of Anarchy: Sovereign

In the fifth-season premiere, Jax takes the reins of SAMCRO as trouble brews in Charming.

Source: FX


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x1
Airdate: Tuesday September 11th, 2012

Director: Paris Barclay
Writer: Kurt Sutter

Alternate Airdates:

AU (one) Feb 26, 2014

  • Currently 9.4/10
9.4/10 (12 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Benito MartinezBenito Martinez
As Luis Torres
Recurring
Danny TrejoDanny Trejo
As Romero "Romeo" Parada
Recurring
Harold Perrineau, Jr.Harold Perrineau, Jr.
As Damon Pope
Recurring
Jimmy SmitsJimmy Smits
As Nero Padilla
Recurring
Rockmond DunbarRockmond Dunbar
As Eli Roosevelt
Recurring

Guest Stars
B.J. BrittB.J. Britt
As Darnell
Recurring
Billy Brown (2)Billy Brown (2)
As August Marks
Recurring
Chris BrowningChris Browning
As GoGo
Recurring
Christopher Douglas ReedChristopher Douglas Reed
As Philip 'Filthy Phil' Russell
Recurring
Chuck ZitoChuck Zito
As Frankie Diamonds
Recurring
David LabravaDavid Labrava
As Happy
Recurring
Kurt YaegerKurt Yaeger
As Greg the Peg
Recurring
Michael OrnsteinMichael Ornstein
As Chuck Marstein
Recurring
Niko NicoteraNiko Nicotera
As Ratboy
Recurring
Rachel MinerRachel Miner
As Dawn Trager
Recurring
Wanda De JesusWanda De Jesus
As Carla
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Bryan RasmussenBryan Rasmussen
As Cleaner
Recurring
Derek AnthonyDerek Anthony
As Detective Goodman
Recurring
LaMonica GarrettLaMonica Garrett
As Deputy Sheriff Cane
Recurring
Maurice "Mô" McRaeMaurice "Mô" McRae
As Tyler
Recurring
Main Cast
Charlie HunnamCharlie Hunnam
As Jackson 'Jax' Teller
Ron PerlmanRon Perlman
As Clarence 'Clay' Morrow
Katey SagalKatey Sagal
As Gemma Teller Morrow
Mark Boone JuniorMark Boone Junior
As Robert 'Bobby' Munson
Kim CoatesKim Coates
As Alex 'Tig' Trager
Tommy Flanagan (1)Tommy Flanagan (1)
As Filip 'Chibs' Telford
Maggie SiffMaggie Siff
As Tara Knowles
Dayton CallieDayton Callie
As Chief Wayne Unser
Theo RossiTheo Rossi
As Jean Carlos 'Juice' Ortiz
Ryan HurstRyan Hurst
As Harry 'Opie' Winston

Recap

The episode begins and Jax rides, one with the road. Later, the guys head back on the road after a pit stop. A pick-up sees them ride by then pulls out and tries to drive the follow truck off the road. It succeeds. The truck flips, with Filthy Phil at the wheel. The Sons ride back and the Niners shoot at them and burn the truck. Jax races to save Filthy Phil in the truck. The Niners get away. They race to save what they can from the haul, stashing the crates full of drugs in the woods before the cops come. Back home Jax tells Tara to be sure to carry her gun. Later, Gemma wakes up severely hung-over in a room full of drugs booze and passed out women. ..

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Warning: Sons of Anarchy season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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