37 Characters With the Best Last Words in TV History

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Gemma Teller Morrow – Sons of Anarchy

Last Words: “I love you Jackson, from the deepest, purest part of my heart. You have to do this, it’s who we are sweetheart. It’s okay, my baby boy. It’s time, I’m ready.”

How the Character Died: Gemma, portrayed by the wonderful Katey Sagal, was shot by her own son, Jackson (Charlie Hunnam). Can you believe that? I’m still recovering from the shock. I just can’t believe Jax went through with it. Gemma, with all the best intentions, pretty much ruined her son Jax’s life. But Gemma did the worst damage when she viciously stabbed Tara (Maggie Siff) to death. Tara, was Jax’s wife. Gemma believed that Tara turned her son and the club into the police while also trying to take Gemma’s grandchildren from her. In a fit of rage (something Gemme went through a lot in the series) the two fought, and Gemma won when she stabbed her daughter-in-law (over and over) with a carving fork in the head. Ouch.

Why Her Last Words Were So Great: Gemma knew she messed up, big time, and she was ready to accept the consequences. But in the world she grew up in, this doesn’t mean jail time, it means being killed by her son, the president of the club. Instead of attempting to change his mind, Gemma encourages Jax to shoot her and tells him it’s okay. Her last words are of a loving mother to her son and if that doesn’t pull at your heartstrings I don’t know what will. Many Sons of Anarchy fans were happy to see Gemma gone, but a few felt her pain.

– Sandy Perez