Chuck: Season 2, Episode 19

Chuck Versus the Dream Job (6 Apr. 2009)

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Chuck tracks down his long-lost father and gets a job working for one of his idols, not knowing what the job has in store for him.

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Chuck is reunited with his long absent father Steve Bartowski, who is none other then Orion, and accepts reluctantly to return for Ellie's wedding but gets a cold welcome from her, unlike gentleman Devon. It turns out software tycoon Ted Roark, who got rich by stealing Steve's brilliant inventions and is about to launch a free operating system, suspect to spread a Fulcrum virus worldwide. Both Bartowskis are to infiltrate Roark Instruents HQ, Chuck as new employee, to prevent the launch for the government and, as their private project, try to remove the Intersect from Chuck's brain. Only Casey ans Sara's protection saves them from worse then double failure. Written by KGF Vissers

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Casey attends NextExpo09 under the alias "David Coleman", as written on his name badge. David Coleman is the prop master on Chuck. See more »

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Around 11 minutes in, Chuck looks at an ad for NetExpo'09 from Roark Instruments. The website in the bottom right says www.roarkinst.con/techexpo - not ".com" See more »

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Ellie Bartowski: It's not your fault. I'm just - just so mad at him. Crazy old dad. Aren't you mad at him?
Chuck Bartowski: I was, yeah. But then I realized that - you know we can hate him for the rest of our lives or we can forgive him.
Ellie Bartowski: It's easier to hate him.
Chuck Bartowski: Well that may be, but he's all we got left, El. This could be our last chance to be a family.
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References Quantum Leap (1989) See more »

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absolutely what i predicted, but still absolutely brilliant!
13 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

wow, what an episode, for once you see a properly emotional performance from Levi, in all the other episodes he's so repetitive but in this Scott bakula's role really supported him in his role.

chuck is always a great show; it has the right amount of drama, action and comedy to balance it but it's like the speed distance time triangle in a sense, with the comedy being on top supporting the other aspects of the show but that usually doesn't matter because it's awesome and in this episode the drama is nailed to the top making this episode one of the best of the series.

now i predicted with the clues they had put in the series that when chuck's dad showed up, he would be orion, and how brilliantly Mr. bakula played it; recluse dad by day- super computer hacker by night.

9/10 for this episode bravo Mr.bakula.


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