Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12 Recap “Sonny Boy”

Don’t miss Celebrity Myxer’s recap of Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12 “Sonny Boy.” When baby Mo goes missing inside the Tower, Dorie Sr. finds himself in a unique position to prove his worth to an increasingly paranoid Strand. Here’s what you missed!

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Watch Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12 “Sonny Boy”

Previously on Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 11, Luciana and Wes test the limits of their patience when Daniel’s worsening mental state ends up endangering them all.

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Warning… Spoilers below!

On Fear the Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12, Howard finds walkie-talkies and throws people off the tower. John is practicing his speech that he will give to Victor on June. John says Victor is paranoid and Howard cannot be Victor’s right-hand man anymore.

A walkie-talkie is found in Howard’s room John uses this opportunity to talk to Victor about removing Howard from his place in power. Charlie is covered in radiation burns and can’t be saved. June tells John not to waste time trying to change Victor.

Where Is Baby Mo?

Howard tells Victor that someone planted the walkie-talkie in his room to set him up. Victor says he will give Howard a chance to prove that.

Baby Mo is missing and Howard offers to find her. Victor gives him till sunrise and tells John to find the baby. Victor has no faith in Howard.

John questions everyone in the tower including June. June tells John that Baby Mo wouldn’t be safe growing up in the tower with Victor. June explains that Morgan will not attack the Tower with Baby Mo in it. June tells John to keep Howard distracted.

Baby Mo Found

John tells Howard that Victor has no faith in Howard and is having John look for Baby Mo too! Howard swears to John that the walkie-talkie break was planted. John asked about Howard’s family, Howard explains his wife left him before the Walkers came because Howard forged a historical paper. Rangers show up and tell Howard that Baby Mo isn’t anywhere outside the tower. Howard thinks Baby Mo is inside the Tower.

John finds June hiding Baby Mo in the Tower’s basement. The water tunnel floods, breaking the gate and holding back the walkers. The walkers get out and almost attack June. John saves her but says he can’t let June take baby Mo out of the Tower.

John admits to June that he planted the walkie-talkie in Howard’s room. June begs John to help her get Baby Mo out as the walkers break through the gate. John explains they have to stay, he’s dying from radiation poison like Charlie. June radios Grace for help.

Morgan Contacted

John gives June disturbing news on Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12

John gives June disturbing news on Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12

John tells June he got exposed to radiation poison rescuing Charlie. Victor and Howard show up, they’ve caught Grace in the elevator! Howard takes Baby Mo and gives her back to Victor. Victor walks away.

Howard and John plead their cases to Victor. Victor tells John to prove himself and throw Howard off the tower. John admits to Victor that he planted the walkie-talkie in Howard’s room. Victor tells John it’s okay but if John doesn’t throw Howard over, Victor will throw Grace and June over! John tosses Howard and becomes Victor’s partner.

Victor comes in with Baby Mo and finds John drinking in Howard’s old apartment. Victor tells John things are going to change. Victor says Grace isn’t Baby mo’s real mother and he will be raising Baby Mo by himself. John pistol-whips Victor and radios Morgan. John tells Morgan he’s bringing Baby Mo to him!


John arms up to take Baby Mo to Morgan. Everyone says goodbye to Baby Mo and John and June kiss goodbye. John’s plays a tape of him and Grace singing the song “Sonny Boy”.

Wes wakes  Victor up who sees John escaping with Baby Mo. Victor tells Wes to get the big antenna ready. John makes it to Morgan. Morgan is reunited with Baby Mo and escapes while John sacrifices himself!

Victor radios Morgan and warns him that he will kill Grace and June if Morgan steps inside the Tower. Victor puts the call out for people to help him build up the Tower.

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Air Date: May 8, 2022

Fear The Walking Dead Cast

  • Kim Dickens as Madison Clark
  • Frank Dillane as Nick Clark
  • Cliff Curtis as Travis Manawa
  • Rubén Blades as Daniel Salazar
  • Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia Clark
  • Colman Domingo as Victor Strand
  • Danay Garcia as Luciana Galvez
  • Lennie James as Morgan Jones
  • Jenna Elfman as June
  • Alexa Nisenson as Charlie
  • Maggie Grace as Althea Szewczyk-Przygocki
  • Austin Amelio as Dwight
  • Mo Collins as Sarah Rabinowitz
  • Karen David as Grace Mukherjee
  • Colby Hollman as Wes
  • Christine Evangelista as Sherry

Guest Starring

  • Omid Abtahi as Howard
  • Daryl Mitchell as Wendell
  • Aisha Tyler as Mickey

Catch a new episode each week on AMC, check out listings dates below. Stay right here, stay mixed in because Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 14, Dwight and Sherry must decide between their code and their safety! Drop your email to get insights into your inbox…

Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode Guide

Season Episode Title Air Date
7 16 Gone” Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Finale June 5, 2022
7 15 Amina May 29, 2022
7 14 Divine Providence May 22, 2022
7 13 The Raft May 15, 2022
7 12 Sonny Boy May 8, 2022
7 11 Ofelia May 1, 2022
7 10 Mourning Cloak April 24, 2022
7 9 Follow Me April 17, 2022
7 - Dead In The Water” Special Series April 10, 2022
7 8 “Padre” December 5, 2021
7 7 “The Portrait” November 28, 2021
7 6 “Reclamation” November 21, 2021
7 5 “Till Death” November 14, 2021
7 4 “Breathe with Me” November 7, 2021
7 3 “Cindy Hawkins” October 31, 2021
7 2 “Six Hours” October 24, 2021
7 1 “The Beacon” Fear The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere October 17, 2021

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