Chuck's nerd herd was prepared for the Christmas shopping rush, not apparently mentally instable Nathan Edward 'Ned' Rhyerson crashing in his car trough the front glass and taking everyone hostage without clear demands. Awesome is among the hostages with Ellie, but refrains his natural heroism long enough at Chuck's urging. Casey and Sarah fail to extract unwilling Chuck separately and end up hostages, Casey even loses a toe. Police detective Mauser, the negotiator in charge, alas also makes Chuck flash. Written by
Did You Know?
reprises his role as police Sgt. Al Powell from the movie Die Hard
(1988) in response to a hostage situation inside the Buy More store at which Chuck works. See more
The arrangement order of the four pens in Chuck's shirt pocket changes back and forth several times during the episode. See more
Nathan 'Ned' Rhyerson
Chuck, you've been such a good friend to me, so I'm going to return the favor. I'm going to let your girlfriend go.
Yikes! It'll be a cold Christmas a the Bartowskis.
Buy More employee
Oh no he didn't!
References Groundhog Day
Ode to Joy
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Lyrics by Friedrich Schiller See more