Chuck Versus the Wookiee

Season 1, Ep 4, Aired 10/15/07
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  • Episode Description
  • Chuck's latest mission has him raiding a Malibu mansion to grab a million dollar diamond being used to fund terrorism. Tagging along is an attractive but less-than-trustworthy DEA agent.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Zachary Levi

    Charles "Chuck" Irving Bartowski

  • Adam Baldwin

    Major John Casey

  • Joshua Gomez

    Morgan Grimes

  • Yvonne Strahovski

    Sarah Walker

  • Sarah Lancaster

    Eleanor "Ellie" Bartowski

  • Fan Reviews (25)
  • Well written

    By Sarah_LOST, Feb 01, 2009

  • "I just wish I knew something real about you."

    By Sarah_Is_Lost, Jan 18, 2009

  • A not so trustworthy agent and a diamond. Very James Bond. Or actually, very Chuck.

    By allaboutmoxie, Sep 08, 2008

  • Another great Installment

    By vman85, May 28, 2008

  • chuck vs senor wookie, lol

    By exterminator25, May 15, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Lester: Chuck, how are you supposed to get any female friction action with him third-wheelin' you all the time?
      Chuck: What does that even mean?
      Lester: Sex.
      Chuck: Can't you just say that?
      Lester: Yeah, I mean, I could. It's just it lacks, uh, flavor.

    • (Carina agrees to date with Morgan)
      Jeff: She's too good for him!
      Lester: She's too good for the store!

    • Scooter: I'm sure whatever you lovebirds are discussing is a matter of national security, but the ketchup vat isn't just going to refill itself. (Sarah pulls Scooter aside) Sarah: Did you know that 55 percent of accidents occur in the kitchen? And I'm sure most of them are accidents.

    • Carina: Sure you don't wanna come back to my hotel room? Chuck: flattered and intimidated as I am by your proposition...why me? Carina: Well, you're sort of cute-ish. But, um, the real reason is I love taking what Sarah wants. Chuck: What? Me? No. Sarah-- Sarah doesn't want me. Carina: Yeah, she probably doesn't even know it herself yet. But, um, I do.

    • Carina: You carry the diamond; I'll act as intermediary. And listen, if we're still alive afterwards, how about we go back to my room? Chuck: Kind of stuck back on the still alive part.

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    Notes (3)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic - Chuck a chlupáč (Chuck and the Hairy Man)

    • Original episode title: "Chuck Versus the Speedo"

    • Original International Air Dates: Latin America: November 28, 2007 on Warner Channel Denmark: February 29, 2008 on TV3+ Turkey: March 18, 2008 on CNBC-e Sweden: April 12, 2008 on TV3 United Kingdom: April 28, 2008 on Virgin1 Poland: April 29, 2008 on TVN7 New Zealand: July 9, 2008 on TV2 Norway: September 8, 2008 on Viasat4 Greece: October 12, 2008 on Star Czech Republic: April 22, 2009 on Prima COOL Australia: April 22, 2009 on FOX8 Germany: September 12, 2009 on ProSieben Slovakia: March 14, 2010 on Markiza Finland: June 29, 2010 on Sub

    Trivia (5)

    • "Carina" means "cute" in Italian.

    • Featured Music: "Yea Yeah" by Matt & Kim "Wild Girl" by Matt Pond, PA "Fall Into Place" by Apartment "Gone Daddy Gone" by Violent Femmes "Weird Science" by Does It Offend You, Yeah? "Shy" by Matthew Dear

    • The sentence Carina speaks in a foreign language is "Om jag slänger nycklarna till dig, kommer du tappa dem då?" which is Swedish for "If I throw you the keys, will you drop them?" Sarah answered in Polish: "Tylko jak rzucisz jak twoja mamusia", which means "Only if you throw it like your mommy".

    • We find out that Sarah's middle name is Lisa.

    • The video game Chuck is playing is Halo 3, a first person shooter for the Xbox 360.

    Allusions (4)

    • When Carina hides the diamond in Morgan's bag, the bag displays the name Tyrell Corporation. Tyrell Corporation is the company that builds the replicants in the movie Blade Runner (1982).

    • Morgan: If Chuck is Solo, Larkin is his Fett! Morgan compares Chuck and Larkin to Han Solo and Boba Fett, arch-rivals in the original Star Wars trilogy.

    • Captain Awesome: Big Bucks! No Whammies! This is a reference to the popular 1980's game show Press Your Luck. In the show, contestants would take spins on a board to win cash and prizes, while trying to avoid the "Whammy" who would "steal" the contestants prizes. "Big bucks! No Whammies!" was a popular mantra of contestants as they took their spins.

    • Episode title: Chuck Versus the Wookiee Wookiees are a fictional species of large, furry creatures, the most famous of which was Chewbacca, featured in the Star Wars movies. As this episode's "bad guy" was literally covered with body hair, Chuck referred to him as a Wookiee.

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