Chuck Versus the Anniversary

Season 4, Ep 1, Aired 9/20/10
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  • Episode Description
  • Chuck and Morgan try to find Chuck's mother, while Sarah and Casey investigate a Russian operative.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Dolph Lundgren


  • Harry Dean Stanton


  • Olivia Munn


  • Linda Hamilton

    Mary Bartowski

  • Zachary Levi

    Charles "Chuck" Irving Bartowski

  • Photos (7)
  • Fan Reviews (11)
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    By Boo_Radley, Oct 03, 2012

  • 4.0 - Strong start. **SPOILER ALERT**

    By mmmshuddup, Sep 22, 2010

  • Loving 4.0 **Have a few spoilers**

    By SamuelLang, Sep 21, 2010

  • Chuck is back with a head still full of the Intersect 2.0. He's unemployed, living with a knock out girl friend who's a spy. He's also on a mission to find his Mother, Sarah Connors.

    By lonejafa, Sep 22, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Chuck: (while Sarah is about to leaving for a mission) What am I, what do I say? What do we...?
      Sarah: I love you.
      Chuck: That's good. I love you. I like that. I love you, too. Be safe, okay?
      Sarah: Nothing is gonna keep me from coming back to you.
      Chuck: Better not.

    • Sarah: Well, he made a promise to his sister. Chuck doesn't want to be a spy and have to lie about it too. Casey: Your boyfriend needs big boy pants. He's a spy. He's good at it. Sarah: I know, Casey. You miss him too. Casey: What? I don't miss him

    • Chuck (to job interviewer): Snatch me up! I'm 100% snatch-able!

    • Sarah: Where are we? Casey: Ugh. Desolation, frostbite. It must be Russia.

    • Sarah: No lying, that was our rule. Chuck: In all fairness, I was just, you know, keeping a secret. I wasn't lying. Sarah: New rule: no secrets, no lies. Chuck: Starting now. Sarah: Starting now.

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    Notes (5)

    • International Episode Titles:
      Czech Republic - Chuck a výročí (Chuck and the Anniversary)

    • Season 4 episodes feature undercover CIA agents known as a "badass greenshirt" named "Greta", including Olivia Munn, Isaiah Mustafa, Stacy Keibler and Summer Glau.

    • Original International Air Dates:
      United Kingdom: October 14, 2010 on LIVING/LIVING HD
      Turkey: October 18, 2010 on CNBC-e
      Sweden: February 28, 2011 on TV6
      Czech Republic: August 28, 2011 on Prima COOL
      Finland: July 18, 2013 on Sub

    • Bonita Friedericy (General Diane Beckman) is promoted to series regular from this episode.

    • Although credited, Mark Christopher Lawrence (Michael "Big Mike" Tucker), Scott Krinsky (Jefferson Barnes), Vik Sahay (Lester Patel) and Ryan McPartlin (Devon "Captain Awesome" Christian Woodcomb), do not appear in this episode.

    Trivia (3)

    • It is revealed that Chuck's mother is a spy and her codename is Frost.

    • Featured Music: "Howlin' For You" by Black Keys (Accompanies the various sexting-related scenes) "We're Here To Save The Day" by The Constellations (Chuck and Morgan arrive at the new-and-improved Buy More) "In Response" by Peter Wolf Crier (During shooting at the Volkov living building) "Generator First Floor" by Freelance Whales (Chuck tells Casey and Sarah what's up with the search for his mom and then as Chuck talks to Ellie in the courtyard)

    • Goof: When Chuck and Morgan are on a commercial flight to Moscow as well as Sarah and Casey are being abducted on a private jet there is a map of Europe shown. • The map is incorrect with position of two countries. Czech Republic is mislabeled as Austria and Slovakia is mislabeled as Czech Republic. • The shape of the real Austria is incorrect because Austria and Slovenia are shown as one country on the map. • The shape of Croatia is incorrect because it is shown as two countries on the map. • The shape of Serbia is incorrect because Serbia and Montenegro are shown as one country on the map.

    Allusions (3)

    • The interview scene with Chuck is at "Vandalay Industries". This is a reference to a Seinfeld episode called "The Boyfriend" where George tells the unemployment office he is close to getting a job with "Vandelay Industries". The spelling in this episode is off by one letter.

    • Harry Dean Stanton playing a repo man is an allusion to the 1984 movie Repo Man where he played the same role.

    • Sarah and Casey have been captured and Marco (Dolph Lundgren) leans into Casey and says "I must break you." That line is an allusion to Captain Ivan Drago's (also played by Lundgren) "promise" to Rock Balboa in Rocky IV. Chuck, Morgan, Sarah and Casey are in the server room when Marco says on the radio "If you die, you die", which is an allusion to the Drago's statement "If he dies, he dies" in Rocky IV.

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