Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
For the first season of Mayans MC, see Season 1 (Mayans MC).
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Season 1
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Season 2

Season 1 refers, collectively, to the 13 episodes which comprise the first season of the FX original series Sons of Anarchy. Making its debut on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 to a total viewership of 2.53 million viewers, the series makes its initial appearance with its premiere episode, "Pilot". Viewership fluctuated as new episodes aired on subsequent Wednesdays, airing over a duration of an 85 day period. The series' first season came to an end on Wednesday, November 26, 2008, airing to a viewership of 2.48 million viewers, with the episode "The Revelator". The chronicles of SAMCRO continue in the series' second season.


Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
Pilot.jpg "Pilot" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Allen Coulter & Michael Dinner September 3, 2008 #101
When a rival club cleans out and then destroys their illegal arms warehouse, SAMCRO (Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club Redwood Original) executes their own sense of justice in retrieving their guns. Meanwhile, family issues take center stage with a medical emergency involving Jax Teller's newborn son.
Seeds.jpg "Seeds" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Charles Haid September 10, 2008 #102
As the club deals with the aftermath of their illegal arms warehouse attack, the Deputy Chief of Police poses a new threat to SAMCRO's reign over Charming. Jax continues to worry about the fate of his newborn son and begins to question the club's rough way of doing business. Opie's financial struggles leave him with a difficult choice.
Fun Town.jpg "Fun Town" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Stephen T. Kay September 17, 2008 #103
When the young daughter of a prominent Charming family is assaulted during a visiting carnival, SAMCRO races the authorities to capture the assailant. Meanwhile, a new shipment of guns arrives from their IRA connection with an additional price. Tara's ex-boyfriend arrives in Charming.
Patch Over.jpg "Patch Over" Writer: Jim Parriott Director: Paris Barclay September 24, 2008 #104
The club travels to Nevada to store arms with a brother club, The Devil's Tribe. When the Mayans pose a threat, Clay decides to "patch-over" the tribe, making them an official SOA charter. Tara's ex, ATF agent Kohn, begins investigating SAMCRO.
Giving Back.jpg "Giving Back" Writer: Jack LoGiudice Director: Tim Hunter October 1, 2008 #105
Gemma hosts a town fundraiser, which brings the ex club member who was responsible for Opie's arrest back to town… and into direct conflict with Jax and Opie. Clay deals with protecting a perverse parolee who can lead to a big payoff. ATF agent Kohn continues to investigate SOA.
AK-51.jpg "AK-51" Writer: N. Beattie Rapaport Director: Seith Mann October 8, 2008 #106
A small favor for Piney's old war buddy turns into a big problem for SAMCRO. With Clay detained, Jax must step-up to handle the situation.
Old Bones.jpg "Old Bones" Writer: Dave Erickson Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton October 15, 2008 #107
When old bones are discovered on the outskirts of Charming, Clay is forced to deal with secrets he buried long ago. Meanwhile, the club sets its sights on prize money, backing Half-Sack in a bare-knuckle brawl. ATF agent Kohn's investigation turns personal when his true intentions are revealed.
The Pull.jpg "The Pull" Writer: Kurt Sutter & Jack LoGiudice Director: Guy Ferland October 22, 2008 #108
With the IRA gun payment looming, SAMCRO scrambles to come up with the cash. The Mayans and Nords take a drastic step in strengthening their alliance. And Jax finds himself in a dangerous position with Tara.
Hell Followed.jpg "Hell Followed" Writer: Brett Conrad Director: Billy Gierhart October 29, 2008 #109
SAMCRO plans retaliation on a rival biker club while dealing with a wounded Cameron Hayes in the clubhouse. Meanwhile, Jax, Bobby, and Opie aim to put an end to the gun debt for good.
Better Half.jpg "Better Half" Writer: Pat Charles Director: Mario Van Peebles November 5, 2008 #110
With ATF agent Stahl pressing the women of SAMCRO, Jax sees Chief Unser as the key to the club's salvation. Tara still reels from the Kohn situation. And Cherry reveals some interesting information about her past to Gemma.
Capybara.jpg "Capybara" Writer: Kurt Sutter & Dave Erickson Director: Stephen T. Kay November 12, 2008 #111
When one SOA member is arrested for murder and another goes missing, Jax must choose between friendship and the club. Meanwhile, Abel grows stronger and is soon to be released from the NICU, but he's not the only one coming home.
The Sleep of Babies.jpg "The Sleep of Babies" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Terrence O'Hara November 19, 2008 #112
In need of cash to fund Bobby's defense, Clay's solution leaves SAMCRO in a vulnerable position. What's supposed to be a happy homecoming for Abel ends in more turmoil for the club.
The Revelator.jpg "The Revelator" Writer: Kurt Sutter Director: Kurt Sutter November 26, 2008 #113
In the wake of a great tragedy, the club must re-evaluate their bonds of brotherhood.


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