Black Widower
Sons of Anarchy Season 7



Critic Ratings: 14
Critics Consensus

Sons of Anarchy adeptly rides into its final season with a premiere full of what fans have come to expect - gripping sadism and brutal consequences.

Episode Info

Jax seeks vengeance in the Season 7 premiere.


Charlie Hunnam
as Jax Teller
Ron Perlman
as Clay Morrow
Katey Sagal
as Gemma Teller
Dayton Callie
as Wayne Unser
Mitch Pileggi
as Ernest Darby
Niko Nicotera
as George "Rat Boy" Skogstram
Annabeth Gish
as Sheriff Althea Jarry
Walton Goggins
as Venus Van Dam
Jeff Kober
as Jacob Hale
Mo McRae
as Tyler Yost
Rockmond Dunbar
as Sheriff Eli Roosevelt
Ray McKinnon
as Asst. U.S. Atty. Lincoln Potter
Kenneth Choi
as Henry Lin
LaMonica Garrett
as Deputy Sheriff Cane
Ivo Nandi
as Oscar "El Oso" Ramos
Danny Trejo
as Romero 'Romeo' Parada
Emilio Rivera
as Marcus Alvarez
Jimmy Smits
as Nero Padilla
Michael Beach
as T.O. Cross
Hayley McFarland
as Brooke Putner
Nicholas Guest
as John Teller
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Critic Reviews for Black Widower

Mostly, I wanted something deeper, more resonant from SOA: Maybe a meditation on the horror of gun violence... Instead, I'm left with a bitter echo of Cassavetes: I love this show. It's so stupid.

Dec 1, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Sure, there was plenty of anarchy and pending drama, but it was lacking the passion that fans are used to seeing associated with Jax and the other main characters. Jax's delivery overall was lackluster, too.

Jan 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Sons of Anarchy has always been a show that borders on torture porn, and "Black Widower" was no exception to that sadistic streak. With relish, the show seems set to rip the teeth out of anyone necessary... along the way to its final ride.

Jul 18, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Season seven is off to an awesome start, screaming down the freeway through a river of blood and guts and pathos. We all know how this is going to end: brutally.

Jul 18, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

If there's one thing Sutter is good for, it's for filling time. He's got a lot of time to fill this year, and I am excited as hell to see how it comes together.

Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…

With characters like Nero, Unser or Wendy at the helm, as well as the show's even blend of brotherhood and black humor well intact, "Black Widower" provides a satisfying, if brutal thesis for the show's final year, and the gathering storm ahead.

Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The scene that takes place between Jax and Juice ranks as one of the most gripping in Sons history.

Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…

There's a sense of real consequence running throughout the episode, and that makes what's lurking around the bend seem more exciting than usual.

Jul 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The final ride has begun for Sons of Anarchy and it looks like it might be the bloodiest run of episodes yet.

Dec 1, 2014 | Full Review…

If the season premiere is any indication, Sons of Anarchy is setting up to go out on a high note.

Dec 1, 2014 | Full Review…