Chuck (2007–2012)
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Chuck Versus the First Kill 

To locate his father, Chuck must trust someone who has betrayed him in the past, and the Buy More crew scramble to head off Emmett's evaluations.


Norman Buckley


Josh Schwartz (created by), Chris Fedak (created by) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Zachary Levi ... Chuck Bartowski
Yvonne Strahovski ... Sarah Walker
Joshua Gomez ... Morgan Grimes
Ryan McPartlin ... Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb (credit only)
Mark Christopher Lawrence ... Big Mike
Vik Sahay ... Lester Patel
Julia Ling ... Anna Wu
Scott Krinsky ... Jeff Barnes
Sarah Lancaster ... Ellie Bartowski (credit only)
Adam Baldwin ... John Casey
Bonita Friedericy ... General Diane Beckman
Tony Hale ... Emmett Milbarge
Peter Onorati ... Wally Roberts
Lori Alan ... Judy Roberts
David Burke ... Mr. Mercer


General Beckman would abandon the search for Orion, but Chuck convinces her there remains one option, getting a Fulcrum agent to talk. Although unauthorized, who offers a deal to Jill Roberts, who confides her 'uncle' Bernie, a family friend, is ranking high enough and trusts her. Alas, at the 'engagement party' for Chuck and Jill, Bernie attacks him and has a fatal cardiac arrest. After Sara betrays to Chuck the general's plan to 'bury' the Intersect project altogether, he and Jill, tailed by Casey, find and intrude the Fulcrum HQ where Orion must be held captive. Meanwhile Emmet tricks the nerd herd in making him look good enough to a Buy More HQ inspector to be 'promoted away', but that's not the true stake. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Action | Comedy | Drama


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Did You Know?


The song "Hungry Like the Wolf" is one of the songs Matt Bomer (Bryce Larkin) sang when he guest-starred on Glee (2009). See more »


When we see the CCTV monitors in the Fulcrum building that follow Sarah and Jill's ingress to the building, the camera is shown to be looking down from a high mounting on the wall, but the shot visible on the monitor is from a camera at about waist level. See more »


Chuck Bartowski: Look, Jill, there was no deal. I lied to you because, at the time, I was willing to do whatever it took to find my father. But not anymore. You held up your side of the bargain, and I'm going to hold up mine. I told you I wouldn't let them change me, and I won't!
Dr. Jill Roberts: Thank you, Chuck.
Chuck Bartowski: You should go before they get here.
Dr. Jill Roberts: Okay.
[Jill starts to leave]
Chuck Bartowski: But, Jill... Look, you're going to be all alone out there, no friends, no money, nothing.
[Pulls out the ring]
Chuck Bartowski: This is worth a lot. Casey's probably going to ...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


The Earth Has Lost It's Hold
Written by 'Calhoun'
String Arrangement by Douglas Edward
Performed by Douglas Edward and 'Calhoun'
This song is performed twice within the episode
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27 June 2020 | by neil-walker-safcSee all my reviews

What I really like about the duality of spy and retail in Chuck is how the stories align. In this case it's about betrayal and knowing who you can trust.

The added touch is usually the trivial question Morgan asks chuck that has the same meaning as chucks current large dilemma.

Another great episode.

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13 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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