Chuck: Season 4, Episode 20

Chuck Versus the Family Volkoff (11 Apr. 2011)

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When the CIA targets Vivian Volkoff for assassination, Chuck turns to an unusual ally to protect her: Vivian's father, Alexei. Ellie suspects her mother doesn't want her to find out about her father's past.

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When the CIA targets Vivian Volkoff for assassination, Chuck turns to an unusual ally to protect her: Vivian's father, Alexei. Ellie suspects her mother doesn't want her to find out about her father's past.

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Chuck is sitting at the breakfast table reading a book and remarks, "Eddard, you don't let your kids keep a direwolf. That's a terrible idea." Chuck is reading Game of Thrones, the first novel of the series ASong of Ice and Fire,by George R. R. Martin. HBO turned the novel into a television series, the first episode of which aired just 6 days after this episode of Chuck. See more »

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When going to visit Volkoff in prison, the voice on the intercom says: "9205, you have a visitor." But his jumpsuit says prisoner number: 121196 throughout the entire episode. See more »

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Ellie Bartowski: Look at this. This Intersect Project - downloading information into the human brain - amazing stuff.
Mary Bartowski: I've never heard of it.
Ellie Bartowski: Do you think that dad had the Intersect up and running with this Agent X?
Mary Bartowski: I really don't know, honey. I don't know.
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The plots are getting more and more ridiculous.
27 April 2011 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The plots are getting more and more ridiculous.

They remind me of the old shoestring budgets and lazy plots of the 60s and early 70s series, like The Saint and many others.

We get a "Mogadishu" caption on the screen and our heroes pop inside an obvious set full of extras in silly attire, the good guys retrieve whatever the World's number one arch villain Volkoff had lost whilst gambling (serious lack of credibility, writers!), and off we go to another far away unlikely destination.

Caption "Swiss Alps" and we are in a set with a backdrop of snow and mountains, then we enter a "cave". 5 minute game of chess which includes what seems like an eternity of squealing by Chuck, and we are in the vault. Where does Volkoff get the electricity from? Who reads the meter, high up in the "Swiss Alps"?

Then it gets very crowded in the vault, a bit of waffling, a bit of bashing but as there are still a few minutes left to fill the 42 minutes of the episode, our friends spend them getting locked in and getting out.

The writers should stick to their day job at the Buy More.


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