Chuck Versus The Break-Up S02E03 (NBC)

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Chuck is an American science-fiction television program created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an “average computer-whiz-next-door” who receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend Bryce Larkin, a rogue CIA agent, which happens to embed the world’s greatest spy secrets into his brain. This is called the intersect.

From the Wikipedia entry on Chuck.

While Chuck has to deal with his new situation, he gets to enjoy the company of Sarah, working for the CIA, and Casey, working for the DOD. They use him as an asset to accomplish their missions, which surprisingly happen around town (?).

While Chuck has to deal with his new situation, he gets to enjoy the company of Sarah, working for the CIA, and Casey, working for the DOD. They use him as an asset to accomplish their missions, which surprisingly happen around town (?).

Chuck has just started its second season and it’s still entertaining. The mix between an everyday guy and espionage doesn’t get boring, since the character of Chuck actually puts us in these situations as well. I recommend it, though it’s not for everybody.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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This was another good episode. Bryce comes to see Chuck. He makes Chuck realize that ever since Sarah has fallen in love with him, she isn’t doing her job well. Chuck has only got one choice. Break-up with with über-blonde hottie Sarah. Sounds dumb, but he does so anyway. The episode is about recuperating a microchip that has the covers of a lot of agents in it. Chuck is taking a more active role in the operations, which is good.

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In Bogota Colombia in 2005, Bryce and Sarah are making out. They are under cover and trying to get a case out. In the present, Chuck heads back home. At the BuyMore, Lester is getting mad with power. Lester tells Morgan to ask the visiting salespeople from the sporting good store to leave. It doesn’t go well.

The general briefs the team about a microchip that could compromise their cover. Larkin learned that Hayes has been hired by Fulcrum to decrypt the chip. Larkin will pose as Sarah’s husband. Chuck will be a waiter.

Elle sees Bryce and Sarah together. She knows that something is up. She wanted to ask Sarah to be a bridesmaid. She tells Chuck. At the BuyMore, Chuck tells Morgan to use a non confrontational approach. Morgan has the idea of switching off the power. Morgan says that his boss made him do it. The ex-footballer tells Morgan that he’s going to kick both of their asses.

Chuck comes to see Larkin. Sarah shows up looking stunning and Chuck just excuses himself after Bryce tells him that he hopes that he didn’t fall for Sarah.

It’s the night of the op. Chuck is off his game when he seems them dance. Casey has to reel him in and have him focus on the op. They are dancing the Lambada and are the center of all of the attention. Chuck gets into even more trouble. Chuck flashes on the voice of a redacted agent who has a burn notice on her.

At the BuyMore, Morgan and Lester get ready to face Mitt. Lester is a bit of a pussy. Then they both decide to stay and stay out of the fight.

Chuck is locked out. Casey lets him back in. Chuck is in the same room when the Fulcrum agent has a talk with Hayes. He flashes on the chip which is on Hayes’ keychain. The Fulcrum agent has Chuck. Casey tells Bryce and Sarah. Sarah goes after Chuck. Hayes leaves in a convertible Lamborghini Murcielago. Sara saves Chuck. Sarah is injured by a bomb left by the agent.

Elle spots Larkin at the hospital. Devon tells Bryce that Chuck and Sarah are dating. She’s seriously in love with Chuck.

Mitt comes in with his crew. Morgan bribes them with some PSPs. Bryce tells Chuck that Sarah’s got feelings for him. This will get her killed.

A Fulcrum agent has come to see Sarah. Chuck gets some flowers from Devon. Devon intercepted them going to Sarah thinking they were from Bryce, but they were from Hayes. Chuck calls the number and arranges to get the chip. He briefs Casey. Hayes wants $4.5 million.

Sarah disables the Fulcrum assassin. Chuck proceeds with the exchange with Hayes. The op goes sour when Fulcrum agents arrive. They scare Hayes off. He does a runner and is intercepted by them. Chuck arrives with the money. The agents are only mercenaries. Chuck tries to buy them off with the money. He’s successful. Casey plans on getting the money back.

The Fulcrum agent surprises Chuck and Larkin. She’s got Chuck hostage. Sarah shows up. Casey has to make the shot. Sarah couldn’t take it because she might have hit Chuck.

Mitt is back at the Buy More. Morgan finally stands up to him. They go for a cage match. Anna walks in with some tripods. Casey runs a background check on Anna when he sees her take out Mitt. He thinks that she’s fit for fieldwork.

Bryce leaves. He says that Chuck has a problem with Sarah because of her feelings for him. It puts Chuck in danger. Bryce tells him that Chuck always does the right thing. That’s why he sent him the Intersect.

Chuck and Sarah talk. He tells her that they will never have a future together. He breaks up with her. He says that he’s a normal guy with a normal life, and she’s anything but normal. Sarah finds this hard. She’s fighting back the tears.

Chuck has really become a spy. Bryce left him some shades. The shades are an Intersect update.

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I'm mathematician/IT strategist/blogger from Canada living in Taipei.

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