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Posted Sep 20, 2010 @ 10:05 PM

The club exploits its porn connections to entertain Henry Lin's clients, which doesn't sit well with one member.



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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:13 PM

How many actors can say they were felt up by Stephen King while playing a corpse? Loved his character! Gemma/Tara/Tig were all great together too and Hal Holbrooke was amazing (duh) in that scene by the lake & in the beautiful backyard garden.

Surprised to hear about John Teller & Maureen having a past, presumably while his family was in Charming?

Opie, you can't turn a ho into a housewife.

Imawhore, please die a slow painful death.

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:16 PM

That cleaner made Tig look normal and non-threatening. I loved the dialogue between Clay and Jax this episode, especially the "eh" during the Canada conversation. We got to see why Clay is club president and why Gemma loves him instead of the jerk he was almost all of season 2. Remind me never to put up bail for SAMCRO.

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:17 PM

I love that I am spoiler free. Lord knows I was freaking out when I saw Stephen King (and yes you are as spooky as your books). I forgot they sent her to Ireland but damn I was happy to see her because I need Abel home.

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:30 PM

How many actors can say they were felt up by Stephen King while playing a corpse?

So I'm NOT crazy! That was Stephen King! I was sitting here like, "Is that Stephen King? Nah, because that would be random as hell." And it was! Awesome. That look between Gemma and Tig like "Who the fuck is this guy?" was really funny.

I yelled – literally yelled “Oh my God oh my God oh my God oh my God don’t do it don’t do it don’t DO IT” when Gemma’s dad was holding the shotgun under his chin. I was freaking out – it was so sad to see him sitting there weeping.

Tara may be learning, but she’s not there yet. As soon as she freed Amelia’s hand I thought, “Oh, Tara [sigh].” But I didn’t see Amelia’s death coming at all.

Blah blah Opie Captain Save-a-Ho blah.

Interesting that John Teller's rules for Old Ladies are be all in or all out. Gemma said the same thing to Tara when she and Tara were first mending fences, that she needed to insist on full disclosure from Jax. Gemma's clearly an all-in old lady.

Didn't expect to see Cherry again. I'd forgotten her.

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:36 PM

It was nice to see Cherry, felt bad for her when she found out about Half-Sack.

So J.T. and Maureen were a thing when he was in Ireland? This is definitely going to come back and play a big part later on I'm sure.

I loved Clay and Jax in this episode, "I have to get my dicked sucked. I'm starting to sound as whipped as you!" "Blow Me!" "Love you too, son." Haha, great!

Stephen King is just the perfect embodiment of creepy. I agree with the poster who says he makes Tigg look non threating and normal.

Tara getting sick, is it what I think it is? Or was she just actually sick at that moment, and nothing else? Can't wait to find out. I'm also glad she knocked the care giver out after being dumb for a second to let her hand free. She is still learning.

Opie, you can't turn a ho into a housewife.

Imawhore, please die a slow painful death.


Seriously, I know Opie cares for Layla but, what does he expect?

Ima(whore, haha) needs to go jump off a cliff!

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:37 PM

Opie, you can't turn a ho into a housewife.

Blah blah Opie Captain Save-a-Ho blah.


It's not like that's going to stop him from trying. When Bobby suggested marriage, I screamed "don't tell him that. He might actually do it." At least he wasn't wearing that hat when the urge to fufill the white knight role kicked in. So, there's that.

Stephen King was great. Disposing bodies to '80's tunes? Awesome.

Chibs looked hot...in a sleazy way. Especially in that Teller/Morrow getup. Nice.

It was nice to see Cherry again. It also seems that Maureen has history with John Teller...personal personal history. If (and it's a big, big if) Trinity turns out to be John Teller's love child with her (which would make her Jax's half sister if that happened), I may have to start questioning my faith in this show.

Interesting that John Teller's rules for Old Ladies are be all in or all out. Gemma said the same thing to Tara when she and Tara were first mending fences, that she needed to insist on full disclosure from Jax. Gemma's clearly an all-in old lady.


Yeah, let's see how long that lasts. Especially if his history with Maureen comes to light. I'm sure even if Gemma knows, I'm sure Jax would not be thrilled to hear that daddy cheated on mommy.

I wonder how Jax and the boys are going to take it when they find out their allies just put Abel somewhere to be raised by strangers without telling them.

Oh, and I need Kozik to come back. Like right now. Opie's starting to grate again. Also, when's the last time he's seen his kids? What is he turning into? Don Draper?

Edited by sekhet7, Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:01 AM.


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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:50 PM

Tara getting sick, is it what I think it is? Or was she just actually sick at that moment, and nothing else?


While watching it, I thought she was just disgusted with herself that she helped murder someone, being a doctor and all. Or it could have been that she got whacked on the head. I hadn't thought about it being a pregnancy, but perhaps there's something to that?

The nonverbal communication between Tig and Gemma was awesome. Stephen King was perfect!

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 10:59 PM

When Bobby suggested marriage, I screamed "don't tell him that. He might actually do it."

I was like, wait, how long has Donna been dead? I don't think this show is in real time, is it? It's like True Blood in that all the seasons are close together? I mean, Opie has clearly moved on, but to wife up someone else so quickly seems a bit much. And where are his kids?

While watching it, I thought she was just disgusted with herself that she helped murder someone, being a doctor and all.

Yeah, I thought she was nauseated by the event (wouldn't call it murder. Manslaughter, maybe, since there was no intent - I don't think she was trying to kill Amelia when she hit her in the head, and Amelia getting stabbed was clearly an accident).

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 11:11 PM

I don't understand Lyla. She wanted to do the movies to help Opie out?! Wtf, if she knows how he feels about her career, why is she doing it for free? He would probably understand it better if she did it for the money. If she's sucking dick just for the sake of doing so, of course he's going to be pissed.

I was worried when Gemma's dad had the gun to his mouth. I'm glad he didn't go through with it.

Too bad Piney didn't answer Gemma's phone. I also hate that we're seeing Ima again. She's a dumbass, if a woman shoots up your car to warn you off her man, stay the fuck away from him!

Too bad for Emelia, she shouldn't have been greedy. I had the captions on this time and Stephen King's character was Bachman, lol. What a strange cameo!

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 11:40 PM

I was like, wait, how long has Donna been dead?


Abel is only 8 months old so less than a year. I wouldn't say more than 6 months.

I'm not enjoying the Opie/Lyla storyline. I think it's the only thing right now that's not striking a cord with me. I liked the conversation that Jax and Opie had but the actual storyline I'm not a fan of.

Tara. Oh Tara. That's all I could think when I saw her with the nurse lady. There are certain situations in life when one must be a little less trusting. I think a hostage situation is one of them. I think I kind of figured that she'd die. She'd already seen to much and it's not like they could've kept her in that wheelchair forever. Nor do they have the money to buy her off. But for some reason I still wasn't expecting it.

I think even Tig found the Cleaner (Stephen King Yay!) disturbing. And when Tig finds you disturbing that's saying something. He was just the perfect amount of creepy.

I'm loving the Jax/Clay moments. I like it better when Jax and Clay are getting along than when they aren't. Last season was just full of uncomfortable watching their scenes together because I love both characters so I have a hard time rooting for one or the other.

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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 11:41 PM

I was like, wait, how long has Donna been dead? I don't think this show is in real time, is it? It's like True Blood in that all the seasons are close together? I mean, Opie has clearly moved on, but to wife up someone else so quickly seems a bit much. And where are his kids?


She's been dead a few months now. SOA tends to skip and jump a little time wise. Anyway, Bobby said it half halfheartedly (joking like) but knowing Opie with the combination of his sense of guilt, a tendency to act rashly and not think things through plus his budding Save A Ho complex, who knows what he'll do?
Let's hope he doesn't jump the gun. As for his kids...like I said, he's turning into Don Draper in that respect.

Edited by sekhet7, Sep 21, 2010 @ 11:45 PM.


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Posted Sep 21, 2010 @ 11:47 PM

I wonder how Jax and the boys are going to take it when they find out their allies just put Abel somewhere to be raised by strangers without telling them.


I don't think Jimmy (forgot his character's name, but the guy who's with Chib's ex) knew that Abel is there. I think it's only the priest and Maureen know. I also wish Piney had answered the phone. I forgot that Cherry was sent to Ireland, I just remembered her being taken north, seems like she'd be more likely to go unnoticed in Canada (accent wise) but I like that we get to see her involvement and talk of half sac.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:03 AM

I don't think Jimmy (forgot his character's name, but the guy who's with Chib's ex) knew that Abel is there. I think it's only the priest and Maureen know. I also wish Piney had answered the phone. I forgot that Cherry was sent to Ireland, I just remembered her being taken north, seems like she'd be more likely to go unnoticed in Canada (accent wise) but I like that we get to see her involvement and talk of half sac.


I was talking about the priest and Maureen. John Teller forged an alliance with the section of the former IRA that the priest is a part of. Anyway, I think that mention of Cherry going to Ireland in the previously on part was dubbed in because I remember that episode well and I know Gemma didn't mention Ireland. All they said was that she was going north to Canada.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:04 AM

I'm over the Opie/Lyla storyline. Was ANYONE surprised when Opie lost his s**t and ran in the other room just as Lyla was about to hook up Hong Kong Fooey? Lazy writing.

ITA with whoever mentioned upthread that it was good to see Cherry again. Pretty sucky way to find out about Half Sac. =(

Kinda bothered by anything-goes-so-I-offed-my-dad's-caretaker Gemma. One of the things (IMO) that makes her character so great is that she is the (although tenuous) moral compass that keeps Clay and Jax from going off half-cocked all the time. That quiet, strong resolve makes her feel like the backbone of SAMCRO in some ways, yet here's a story arc where she repeatedly loses her shit (although justified in killing Zobel's daughter) and can barely function. I get that it gives the writers a chance to visit another perspective but I just don't care for it.

Just not a great episode all the way around. Oh well.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:12 AM

Anyway, I think that mention of Cherry going to Ireland in the previously on part was dubbed in because I remember that episode well and I know Gemma didn't mention Ireland.


THANK YOU! I thought I was crazy. I had very recently watched season 1 and didn't remember the Ireland bit at all.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:13 AM

That crash you heard was the sound of this show falling over the soap opera cliff.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:14 AM

I don't think Jimmy (forgot his character's name, but the guy who's with Chib's ex) knew that Abel is there. I think it's only the priest and Maureen know.


The priest told Jimmy O that Cameron showed up in N. Ireland with the baby.

Loved Loved Loved Stephen King. Tara: "where is she?" Bachman: "Where is who?"

Tara getting sick, is it what I think it is? Or was she just actually sick at that moment, and nothing else? Can't wait to find out.


I'm calling a new Teller is in the oven! She didn't really react to Amelia getting killed the way she did with Kohn. And why would they have Gemma state the obvious if she just had a concussion? It's not like her throwing up was something that needed to be shown to the audience.

Anyway, I really liked this ep. It's moving slow, but I think things are really going to kick off next week.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:22 AM

I don't get where Opie's being grating or that there's a problem of him not seeing his kids. Just because we don't see him in scenes with his kids doesn't mean he's not spending time with them. The show doesn't give us every second of ever character's life. As far as Lyla goes, she seemed to like that he went ape-shit at the sex party. Her white knight coming to rescue her seemed to make her day :) Also, for what it's worth, hookers and porn stars can become housewives. I think it happens quite a lot, actually.

Amelia's death was a bummer...not because I'm a big fan of the actress or because I cared all that much for the character but it showed a total disregard for human life. It was awful. i know this is a show about bikers who are outlaws...but, damn. It's like the show was trying to make her a baddie because she wanted to collect a little reward money. Then she gets killed...and no one gives a shit and they have creepy Stephen King (who I do love) come in as a 'cleaner' and hack up her remains and flush her down a drain. God...that gives me chills...seriously. All Amelia knew was that Gemma was wanted and she probaly knew it was for murder seeing as she read the wanted poster on the computer. Even if Amelia hadn't been interested in cashing in on the reward, Gemma would still have had to keep her against her will. There's no way she could trust Amelia not to turn her in. But, damn, could she have shown her a bit more respect. Tied up to a wheel chair and her fingers going numb and purple. She could actually lose her fingers or hands from lack of circulation. Amelia wasn't a 'bad guy' here. She was the nurse that had been taking care of Gemma's Dad for goodness knows how long. Then Gemma blows in on the lam from the law. Poor woman...used as a sex toy by Tig...tied up and blind folded in a basement by Gemma and then killed. Yeah, it was an accident..but she was killed during the committing of a felony (kidnapping) so that's murder. Thank goodness for Gemma that the 'cleaner' was thorough or she'd have a 'real' murder to answer for. It just ticked me off 'cause they treated Amelia kinda like they treated those illegal wmen in the pilot way back in s1...the ones that burned in the fire...the ones that Tig had suck his cock. They treated her like inconvenient trash. I know it's the show. I know they're all a bunch of bad ass outlaw bikers and Gemma's Top Dog Moll...but, Geeze...have they no humanity....empathy...sympathy. Sorry...it just bugged.

Love the show. It's just really ugly some times.

Edited by ttfr1, Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:32 AM.


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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:41 AM

I yelled – literally yelled “Oh my God oh my God oh my God oh my God don’t do it don’t do it don’t DO IT” when Gemma’s dad was holding the shotgun under his chin.

Just because this is still bothering me from last week. The weapon Gemma's dad used to shoot Tig, and with which he contemplated suicide, is not a shotgun. It's a rifle - and appears to be a small caliber one at that, based on the wound it gave Tig.

If it had been a shotgun, there would have been more than one hole in Tig (and likely a couple of holes in Amelia, depending on the load). There was only one hole in Tig's shoulder. And if it had been a larger caliber, Tig would have been in lot more trouble - shoulder blown apart trouble.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 12:58 AM

As far as Lyla goes, she seemed to like that he went ape-shit at the sex party. Her white knight coming to rescue her seemed to make her day :)


That "white knight" facade may start to crumble once Opie decided to tell her "the whole truth and nothing but the truth" as Jax advised him to do. Lyla may not like what she learns as their relationship progresses and if she has some sort of moral code, having Opie take this route may be another thing that could damage or end what they have. She could either end up like Gemma, cold and brutal-a path which Tara seems to be taking-or she could be like Mary, which was probably another reason why she left because Piney did the same and she just couldn't take anymore. Time will tell. Speaking of Gemma...

Amelia's death was a bummer...not because I'm a big fan of the actress or because I cared all that much for the character but it showed a total disregard for human life. It was awful. i know this is a show about bikers who are outlaws...but, damn. It's like the show was trying to make her a baddie because she wanted to collect a little reward money. Then she gets killed...and no one gives a shit and they have creepy Stephen King (who I do love) come in as a 'cleaner' and hack up her remains and flush her down a drain. God...that gives me chills...seriously. All Amelia knew was that Gemma was wanted and she probaly knew it was for murder seeing as she read the wanted poster on the computer. Even if Amelia hadn't been interested in cashing in on the reward, Gemma would still have had to keep her against her will. There's no way she could trust Amelia not to turn her in. But, damn, could she have shown her a bit more respect. Tied up to a wheel chair and her fingers going numb and purple. She could actually lose her fingers or hands from lack of circulation. Amelia wasn't a 'bad guy' here. She was the nurse that had been taking care of Gemma's Dad for goodness knows how long. Then Gemma blows in on the lam from the law. Poor woman...used as a sex toy by Tig...tied up and blind folded in a basement by Gemma and then killed. Yeah, it was an accident..but she was killed during the committing of a felony (kidnapping) so that's murder. Thank goodness for Gemma that the 'cleaner' was thorough or she'd have a 'real' murder to answer for. It just ticked me off 'cause they treated Amelia kinda like they treated those illegal wmen in the pilot way back in s1...the ones that burned in the fire...the ones that Tig had suck his cock. They treated her like inconvenient trash. I know it's the show. I know they're all a bunch of bad ass outlaw bikers and Gemma's Top Dog Moll...but, Geeze...have they no humanity....empathy...sympathy. Sorry...it just bugged.


[snip] Most outlaw bikers are like that. They see outsiders as expendable people. They don't care about them period. However, it doesn't surprise me that Gemma acted like that. This is a woman who didn't become queen of the SOA by being sweet and nice. She became that way by being controlling, ambitious and ruthless. Amelia's only crime may have been trying to turn her in for the reward money and she certainly didn't deserve to die because of it but Gemma treated her death coldly because she saw her as a threat to her life on the run. I don't see Gemma as an anti-heronie [snip](but then it's real hard to find the good things in most if not all of these characters) but this scenario was a kind of reality check as to what kind of woman Gemma can be to get what she thinks she needs. I hope Tara was paying attention.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:05 AM

There is something that I don't understand about the Abel storyline. Now that Cameron is dead, why are the Irish insisting on holding onto Abel? They would own Jax if they just gave him back his kid. So why are they doing this? Perhaps the Irish guys explained themselves at some point, and I just couldn't figure out what they were saying, but if someone has an answer, I'd be grateful if you'd let me know. This part of the plot just isn't making much sense to me at the moment.

Edited by bluenote123, Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:06 AM.


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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:18 AM

How many actors can say they were felt up by Stephen King while playing a corpse? Loved his character!


How can you possibly react when you get your sides and it turns out having Tig nail you doggie style is the least creepy part of your storyline?? Why, by trumpeting it from the rooftops and having "STEPHEN TOUCHED 'EM" tattooed on the girls! I would be showing that scene to my parents, to my husband, to my church group, glowing with pride the entire time (over that, and my incredible six pack abs. Dang! When did Amelia get time to do two hour Iron Man workouts every day?)

What, just me? Okay, then. But let me just say, that, ladies and gentlemen, is how you do stunt casting. Bachman wrote the book on it.

Onward:

There is something that I don't understand about the Abel storyline. Now that Cameron is dead, why are the Irish insisting on holding onto Abel? They would own Jax if they just gave him back his kid. So why are they doing this? Perhaps the Irish guys explained themselves at some point, and I just couldn't figure out what they were saying, but if someone has an answer, I'd be grateful if you'd let me know. This part of the plot just isn't making much sense to me at the moment.


You and me both. I said out loud "This is stupid!" when the priest said he'd found a nice Catholic family for Abel. The only thing I can possibly come up with is that this mythical council of his ordered him to do it. This strand is weaving perilously close to Ebert's Idiot Plot--as Maureen has already proved by trying to get Gemma's number.

I had no idea Cherry was still alive, let alone apparently with a work permit on the Emerald Isle. The last we saw of her was getting a ride with Happy, so I assumed her bones were bleaching in the sun and some vulture had a bellyfull of cherries and "going up north" was just a nice way of keeping Half Sack from being upset.

I had been wondering who on earth would run and lose against Hale and His White Supremicist Backup Singers, so nice to see that, and that the election spinning could actually make it less absurd than it sounds on the face. Combined with Charming's citizenry's disgust and disrespect for the club (unfathomable only a few months ago) and who knows?

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:19 AM

Really soild episode. I am not all that interested in the Gemma/Tara hold caregiver hostage stuff and her death was totally unesscary and a problem Gemma and SAMCRO do not need.

I find it interesting that SAMCRO is being shunned by the same people, who used to fear and respect them. Unsure making a deal with the devil or the other Hale, may put him at real odds with the club. I like seeing the club struggle and not just be seen as gods it adds to their sympathy and likeabilty.

I do not know wheather it is the writeing or acting or what but I am loving Clay this season. His love for Jax is really great and their scenes tonight where wondeful. Jax:Blow me Clay: I love you to son. Priceless I adored how Clay sat outside always faithful to his old lady and when he went inside nothing happened, I knew he would not cheat on Gemma, his insistance on going with Jax and standing by his son was great.

I feel for Jax, his desperation,and helplessness is really showing through and I am with Opie that they had better find Abel soon, or Jax will loose it.


I really like Lyla and her with Opie. I am not sure they wil last but she seems like a good person(her offering to do the favor for free to help Jax, was oddly sweet) and I want Opie to be happy.


Jax/Opie friendship for the win, I liked their scene and getting some inside into how they feel about the women in their lives. Jax saying he wants to keep Tara in her job lets me think he is not as ok with her being a mini Gemma, old lady as he once was.

Tara getting sick, is it what I think it is? Or was she just actually sick at that moment, and nothing else? Can't wait to find out.


I think Tara may be pregnant too. I am conflicted on how I feel about that esp with Abel still missing and Jax such a loose cannon. I am interested in where that is going. I was scared that Jax would sleep with Ima and how he looked at her, was a bit concerning but I hope nothing happens there I do not need Jax to cheat on Tara, esp with Abel gone and if Tara is pregnant.


Good to see Cherry back. I am glade she found out about Half Sack, TM was very good in that scene I really felt for her.

Man will Piney kick himself if he finds out he could have ended this and talked to Maureen and found Abel and instead blew it off.


Next week looks awesome. I cannot wait for Gemma to find out about Abel and hopefully for Jax to kick Jimmy's ass, I am glade they knew Canada was a wild goose chase.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:35 AM

By the way, as Opie was sitting there working his indignation and self-pity into a fine point, was that a plate of nachos in front of him? At a Chinese restaurant buffet? No wonder he was so raging--his stomach must have been pure acid at that point.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:45 AM

Question would Maureen be considered the Chief BellRinger because of her affair with J.T.? Just curious.

I do not know wheather it is the writeing or acting or what but I am loving Clay this season. His love for Jax is really great and their scenes tonight where wondeful.


Ditto. I was cracking up during the entire scene in the Church about the guys going with Jax to find Abel in Canada. Loved Jax's take on it: "You're all very unbalanced individuals." But like many others I am really enjoying seeing Clay and Jax getting along, and I can definitely see why Clay is the club president; he thrives in chaos, and all the times he's gone off half-cocked pale in comparison to the smart decisions he's making for the future of the club.

Count me in as thinking Tara knocked up. I've been thinking that since the first episode of this season when she had her "panic attack" in the O.R. When Jax cheats on her with Imawhore, and if Tara is pregnant I hope the writers don't thrust some weak "I'm staying with a cheating scumbag for the kid" storyline on her. I will be seriously pissed off if they do. Alternatively if they turn her into "ignorance is bliss" Gemma that would be just as bad.

Speaking of Imawhore the look on Jax's face when he offered her a ride home was enough to affirm the assumption he'll cheat on Tara. Back away from Imawhore Jax; she's your kryptonite.

Anyway, I was very optimistic about Stephen King's guest appearance, but could he have been any more perfect? He was absolutely creepy as hell, but perfect as a "cleaner". His interactions between Gemma, Tig, and Tara had me in stitches the whole time. Loved him asking for 80's music to butcher by and Gemma's look at Tig when he assured him that "[he'd] make it happen".

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:53 AM

I think Tara may be pregnant too. I am conflicted on how I feel about that esp with Abel still missing and Jax such a loose cannon. I am interested in where that is going. I was scared that Jax would sleep with Ima and how he looked at her, was a bit concerning but I hope nothing happens there I do not need Jax to cheat on Tara, esp with Abel gone and if Tara is pregnant.


Although it would be the worst timing I wouldn't mind Tara being pregnant. If they could write a solid storyline around it, giving Jax and the story line more layers, it could be great watching to see how everyone would deal with Tara being pregnant? Would Tara even tell him? This time around I'm pretty sure she'd keep the baby (unlike her situation with Khon), but she might try to keep it a secret with everything going on. And would Jax even know her being pregnant, seeing that this season seems to be taking the Club out of the country for a while to find Abel. But then again I'm getting ahead of myself and the storyline here. We don't know anything, she might not even be pregnant and was just actually sick. Who knows, I'm looking forward to everything happening.

I said already in my post on the first page but I'll it again, Ima(whore) needs to go jump off a cliff.

Man will Piney kick himself if he finds out he could have ended this and talked to Maureen and found Abel and instead blew it off.


I was literally yelling "pick up the phone Piney!"

I do not know wheather it is the writeing or acting or what but I am loving Clay this season. His love for Jax is really great and their scenes tonight where wondeful. Jax:Blow me Clay: I love you to son. Priceless I adored how Clay sat outside always faithful to his old lady and when he went inside nothing happened, I knew he would not cheat on Gemma, his insistance on going with Jax and standing by his son was great.


Jax/Opie friendship for the win, I liked their scene and getting some inside into how they feel about the women in their lives.


This show causes me so much stress. So it's great when there are scenes like the one between Jax and Clay, and the one between him and Opie. What can I say, I love a good healthy bromance.


Jax saying he wants to keep Tara in her job lets me think he is not as ok with her being a mini Gemma, old lady as he once was.


And this is why even though Tara didn't want Jax to find out about what happened with Amelia, I'm still hoping she'll tell him about it. If Jax sees that Tara is willing to tell him the truth about something he really wouldn't have found out about, yet she still tells him about it, he'll see that maybe she can handle what comes along with being his 'old lady'. And I'm alright with Tara being a bit like Gemma, I just hope she doesn't become Gemma 2.0. She still has a lot to learn (obviously) but I think with Gemma as influence she could be great on her own.

ETA:

By the way, as Opie was sitting there working his indignation and self-pity into a fine point, was that a plate of nachos in front of him? At a Chinese restaurant buffet? No wonder he was so raging--his stomach must have been pure acid at that point.


Good to know I wasn't the only one to notice he was eating nachos. I was trying to make sense of that, haha!

Edited by VanVal26, Sep 22, 2010 @ 1:59 AM.


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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 2:02 AM

Although it would be the worst timing I wouldn't mind Tara being pregnant.


Well, this is SAMCRO. Bad timing is what they do! It's their specialty: "Need a warehouse explosion to kick off an unimaginable chain of what the fuckery? Got a longstanding alliance that could use some unraveling into a international kidnapping? Want to start with a porn party and end with a fistfight? Call SAMCRO at 1-800-GET-FUKD! Or try our website, www.selfcausedchaos.com. Operators may or may not be standing by: they tend to get sidetracked stealing ambulances, burying people and pretend running over their heads, or getting their bail revoked (for that old school touch!) CALL NOW!"

Edited by Snookums, Sep 22, 2010 @ 2:04 AM.


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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 2:19 AM

I still like Opie and Lyla together, and am still interested in their storyline, but I really wish they hadn't changed Opie's opinion regarding her profession. In the beginning he was, as I read it, understanding about her job. His attitude to Tara (who was the one being judgmental and derisive about Lyla being a porn actress) was, "She's just trying to make it work, like the rest of us." I would much rather see a storyline from that point of view, where, sure, there are moments of doubt and lots of stuff to work through, but he's not trying to "save" her or going apeshit when confronted with what she does. Although, to be fair, I guess we did get that kind of relationship with Otto and Luann, but that was never a prominent thing.


Also, for what it's worth, hookers and porn stars can become housewives. I think it happens quite a lot, actually.


Yeah, I was going to say the same thing. In fact, there are plenty of women who are porn stars and housewives simultaneously!

Loved Stephen King's cameo. Perfection! "Where is who?"

I kinda wish Jax would sleep with Ima.

I can't believe Amelia didn't tie Tara up before she left the basement. She kinda deserved that shot to the head for not covering her tracks properly.

I was also confused about Father Ashby giving Abel to a nice Catholic family. There's no specific reason given for it, but I guess it means that, despite being the pro-SAMCRO faction of the True IRA, his feud with Jimmy O takes precedence.

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Posted Sep 22, 2010 @ 2:20 AM

Well, this is SAMCRO. Bad timing is what they do! It's their specialty: "Need a warehouse explosion to kick off an unimaginable chain of what the fuckery? Got a longstanding alliance that could use some unraveling into a international kidnapping? Want to start with a porn party and end with a fistfight? Call SAMCRO at 1-800-GET-FUKD! Or try our website, www.selfcausedchaos.com. Operators may or may not be standing by: they tend to get sidetracked stealing ambulances, burying people and pretend running over their heads, or getting their bail revoked (for that old school touch!) CALL NOW!"


I seriously just laughed out loud. This is genius and so true! Perfectly hilarious. I'll liked how you added in incident's from season 1 I had forgotten about.