Chuck: Season 2, Episode 14

Chuck Versus the Best Friend (23 Feb. 2009)

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While helping a depressed Morgan spy on Anna, Chuck flashes on her boyfriend; Jeff and Lester beg Ellie to hire them to play at her wedding.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Big Mike (credit only)
Smooth Lau
Jason Wang
Joe Lucky


Chuck would like to help buddy Morgan win back Anna, who now dates flashy Jason Wang. Alas, a flash shows he's part of a triad, so the general orders him to make friends with Jason so the team can spy on them, discovering a plot against the Chinese ambassador. To Chuck's despair, Morgan's safety isn't even a priority. Awesome promised Ellie, in his half of the wedding preparations, to book a band, but takes pity on eager nerd herd losers 'Jeffster' (Jeff and Lester). Written by KGF Vissers

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The words Jeff uses to encourage Lester ("If you had one shot, one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, one moment, would you capture it, or just let it slip") are the exact lyrics from the Eminem song Lose yourself. See more »


Sarah mentions the plan to place a GLG-20 bug near Jason, Anna Wu's new boyfriend. However, "Chuck vs. the Marlin" established that GLG-20's were used by Fulcrum, not the CIA. EM-50's (a reference to the movie "Stripes") are the preferred bug of choice for the CIA/NSA. See more »


Chuck Bartowski: I can't betray my best friend. How come nobody gets that?
John Casey: Hmm. Semper Fidelis. Means always faithful in the Marines. In civilian life, means putting your friend's well being above your own. I salute you for that Bartowski. Well done.
[Casey gives Chuck a small salute]
Chuck Bartowski: Yeah, that's - Thanks, Casey. Yeah. Semper Fi. You know it's a pretty upside down world when this guy's the one picking up the emotional nuances around here.
[Casey winks at Sarah]
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triad, Anna has new boyfriend...
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You can almost feel sorry for Morgan, almost, he does need to grow up some, and Anna has a new boyfriend with money and "looks" and car without the handlebars of bike and taco time drive through that was Morgan. But because Chuck flashes on Jason, he is a bad guy, triad, order to get close to him using Anna,(she never does find out), so Chuck and Sarah go on double date, Morgan caught "spying" on Anna, Chuck saves his life by destroying his dignity, they find the bug that Chuck puts there, think Morgan is guilty, kill him they say.

Well Jason's "friends" put a bomb in a roles that was bought by an ambassador, and Morgan who Chuck "breathe spray knocked out", is put in the trunk. Sarah gets into fight with 1 of the triad, and Chuck follows the roles with Casey on top of the nerd herder to save his friend. Well Casey promises to help window open so he can get in, takes over driving with remote, get to car Casey is the one told to get down and Chuck gets the bomb, (ambassador says bomb panics) chuck puts bomb in nerd herder, gets in drives away as Sarah drives up CIA let him go, asks where Chuck "the imbecile is saving the day", boom. Even Casey looks shook up and Sarah almost in tears but Chuck steps out, they relieved, asks for 1 more favor, gets Morgan out of Trunk.

All is OK between Chuck and Morgan, Anna gets back with Morgan, and we see Jeffster for the 1st time, and Devon gets out of "dog house" (tried to give Chuck his share of wedding prep, Ellie not happy), as he finished all including Ellie's part, now the band, no wasn't really going to use but giving Lester and Jeff their "dream".

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