Season 3 Episode 9

Chuck Versus the Beard

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Mar 08, 2010 on NBC

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  • Plenty of guy love in this week's Chuck ep.

    Directed by Agent Charmichael himself, Zach Levi does an excellent job on this ep, as the Buy More becomes the centre of the action and Chuck and Morgan become besties again. After Chuck is sidelined when he can't flash, the agents are taken away on a mission, only to find out later that its a diversion. Ring agents infiltrate the Buy More under the pretence of buying the franchise, and when Morgan discovers the CIA base under the store, Chuck finally has to spill his secrets. This ep was good. Really good. Not so much nasty Sarah/Shaw lovin (I get it, they're both pretty but come on.) and Chuck admits his love for Sarah (again). The Buy Morians go revolutionary as they barricade the store, deciding to 'stick it to the man' and it looks like Awesome's finally caved under the pressure of being mistaken for a spy.

    Chuck versus the beard outlined the direction for the rest of the season, with old issues revisited - Chuck in love again, Sarah unwavering in her support of Chuck (again) and some new ones thrown in - Casey gets a call from the Ring, Shaw questions why he wasn't targeted and Awesome tries to convince Ellie to get away, like really far away, from all the spy drama. Should see some renewed bromance in up coming eps as Morgan and Chuck finally reconnect, but I predict the tension between Chuck and Sarah will resurface soon.