Sons of Anarchy - Season 7, Episode 10 - Rotten Tomatoes

Faith and Despondency



Critic Consensus: The tension in "Faith and Despondency" builds to a peak, layering violence atop character drama with realistic writing.

Episode Info

Love is in the air for SAMCRO.


Charlie Hunnam
as Jax Teller
Katey Sagal
as Gemma Teller
Dayton Callie
as Wayne Unser
Jimmy Smits
as Nero Padilla
Niko Nicotera
as George "Rat Boy" Skogstram
Annabeth Gish
as Sheriff Althea Jarry
Walton Goggins
as Venus Van Dam
Marilyn Manson
as Ron Tully
Mo McRae
as Tyler Yost
Kenneth Choi
as Henry Lin
Ivo Nandi
as Oscar "El Oso" Ramos
Emilio Rivera
as Marcus Alvarez
Michael Beach
as T.O. Cross
Hayley McFarland
as Brooke Putner
Nicholas Guest
as John Teller
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Critic reviews for Faith and Despondency

This is why we watch Sons. Just when it seems like Jax and the boys are trapped, they break away for a big gain. This is also why we watch Sons: We don't know if Gemma has the same ability.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Like the rest of this season, "Faith and Despondency" is content taking the long route on a short course, going 'round and 'round in circles before just getting to the point and killing everyone.

February 27, 2020 | Full Review…

This installment is roughly ten minutes longer than anything that's come before it, turning this 70-minute showcase of sex and violence into an agonizing journey into misery.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

I found "Faith and Despondency" to be full of tension in all the right ways... Maybe those developments weren't appropriately balanced with the relationship stuff, but I didn't mind them rolling out in tandem.

January 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Given where Wendy was at the beginning of the series, it's amazing how far she's come and how she's grown.

January 1, 2015 | Rating: 4.7/5 | Full Review…

"Faith And Despondency"... has at least two really, really good scenes; one of them is so good, in fact, that I'd rank it up there with the show at its peak.

January 1, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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