|Season 1, Episode 6|
|Air date||October 8, 2008|
|Written by||N. Beattie Rapaport|
|Directed by||Seith Mann|
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.
PlotEditAs a favour to his old war buddy Nate Meineke, Piney sells a number of AK-47 assault rifles to his right-wing militia. He heads out to the woods with Jax to meet Meineke and his son, Russell Meineke. After briefly testing the weapons out on targets, the revolutionaries buy the guns and head off. The militia then use the guns to ambush a prison convoy and free one of their members, Frank Cison. A shoot-out ensues and a police officer and two innocent bystanders are killed. While fleeing, Meineke drops his cell phone at the scene. Agent June Stahl later arrives at the scene and finds the phone while investigating. She discovers that the phone's last phone call was to Clay Morrow.
At the clubhouse the following day, SAMCRO hears the news. Juice returns from Indian Hills with the guns, and Cherry, in his truck. Clay tells Juice off for bringing Cherry to town, as he doesn't want a woman that he recently slept with near his wife. However, Juice tells him that she only wants to see Half-Sack. Gemma sees Clay's angry reaction to Cherry and realizes that he must have slept with her while on the road. She then confronts him in the Teller-Morrow Automotive, saying "what happens on a run stays on a run. It does not show up and slap me in the goddamn face!".Shortly after, law enforcement raid the club, arrest Clay and take him to the local police station, on charges of aiding and abetting a triple homicide. There, Stahl tells him that she knows that SAMCRO supplied the guns used in the murders and will soon have a warrant to search the club's garage, where weapons are being stored. Back at the clubhouse, Piney admits that he made a mistake in selling the guns, and he only did it because Meineke is a friend. Jax knows that the ATF will be back with a search warrant and tells the others that they will have to get rid of the guns from the garage. Later, Meineke contacts Piney again and sets up a meeting at their survivalist hideout in the woods. The Sons agree that they will have to kill the militia to stop them from informing on SAMCRO if they are apprehended. The meeting is set up for the following day. In the meantime, SAMCRO have a more immediate problem. With a search of their property imminent, the Sons must get the remaining guns to the One-Niners as soon as possible, without the ATF agents noticing. Jax spots a septic truck on the garage forecourt which he knows could provide the perfect cover. They load the septic tank up with the guns and drive it away without the watching ATF agents noticing its contents. When the ATF agents arrive to search the garage, they find nothing. However, the Sons' celebrations are short-lived when they learn that Laroy no longer wants to buy the guns. Clay is released from custody as there is no evidence against him. When Gemma goes to meet him outside the police station, she sees Cherry. In a fit of rage, she takes a teenager's skateboard and hits Cherry in the face with it.
The following morning, Jax, Piney and Opie set out to meet Nate in Woodbridge Forrest. Meineke tells them that he and his men are fleeing to Mexico and wants to buy more guns from SAMCRO. The Sons sell them bags of grain, supposedly containing the rifles but actually filled with explosives, which they then load into their trucks. Once the deal is done, Piney hugs Nate one last time. As they drive away, Opie detonates the bombs, killing all of the militia.
- Charlie Hunnam as Jackson 'Jax' Teller
- Katey Sagal as Gemma Teller Morrow
- Mark Boone Junior as Bobby 'Elvis' Munson
- Kim Coates as Alex 'Tig' Trager (credit only)
- Tommy Flanagan as Filip 'Chibs' Telford
- Johnny Lewis as Kip 'Half-Sack' Epps
- Maggie Siff as Tara Knowles
- and Ron Perlman as Clarence 'Clay' Morrow
Special guest stars
- Ryan Hurst as Harry 'Opie' Winston
- Theo Rossi as Jean Carlos 'Juice' Ortiz
- William Lucking as Piermont 'Piney' Winston
- Tayler Sheridan as Deputy Chief David Hale
- Glenn Plummer as Sheriff Vic Trammel
- Dendrie Taylor as Luann Delaney
- Tim de Zarn as Nate Meineke
- James Harvey Ward as Russell Meineke
- with Taryn Manning as Cherry
- and Jay Karnes as Agent Josh Kohn
- Nicholas Guest as John Teller (Voice)
- Derwin Jordan as Agent Smith
- Diane Gaeta as Actress
- Kurt David Anderson as Pharmacist
- Pablo Espinosa as Officer Fain
John Teller: The older I get, the more I realize that age doesn't bring wisdom. It only brings weary. I'm not any smarter than I was 30 years ago. I've just grown too tired to juggle the lies and hide the fears. Self-awareness doesn't reveal my indiscretions; exhaustion does.
Clay: What the hell did you do?
Gemma: Same thing you did. Nailed some little tart from Nevada.
Clay: Like I don't have enough shit oozing out of my ears. You gotta go and do this.
Gemma: You should've thought of that before your dick went on a cheerleader hunt.
Clay: Hey! I didn't tell her to come here.
Gemma: But she's here!
Clay: Well, it's not my fault!
Gemma: And it's not my pussy.
Stahl: And that's why I'm single.
Gemma: You so much as flash a pretty grin at him-I will jam my fist so far up your bony ass, your cup size will double.
Cherry: Is that how your rack got to be that size?
- Bob Neuwirth - "The First Time"
- Chris Thompson - "One Man Mission"
- Sharon Little - "Follow That Sound"
- Warlocks - "Zombie Like Lovers"
- Neon Horse - "Cuckoo"
- Black Keys - "Keep Me"
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