Spoilers for "Sons of Anarchy" coming up just as soon as I steal an ambulance...
Whoa. I think any reservations I had left about "Sons of Anarchy" went out the window after that one.
After a relatively slow build over the first seven episodes, everything begins to hit the fan with "The Pull." The Aryans make the mistake of trying to ally with the Mayans, the Mayans decide they're going to take everybody out and SAMCRO goes to the mattresses. And just as we're bracing for all-out war, the episode takes a massive zig when we're expecting a zag with the return of Agent Kohn, whose crazy stalker hostage scenario is just as creepy as intended -- but nowhere near as disturbing as Tara and Jax making the beast with two backs while Kohn's bloody corpse lies on the carpet a few feet away.
Again... whoa. Kurt Sutter seems determined to wear the "It's so wrong" mantle now that "The Shield" is winding down, doesn't he?
As I wrote last week, angry, vengeful Jax is a lot more interesting than thoughtful surfer dude Jax. And the only reason those last 15 minutes weren't as tense as the corresponding final 15 minutes on Tuesday's "The Shield" is because we didn't have seven years of history with these characters the way we did with Vic, Shane and Claudette.
I can't wait to see what happens next.
What did everybody else think?