This episode was definitely one of the classics. I'm glad they started the new season so well. Though the Jerry Bruckheimer beginning was not necessary. I mean how did they even get the Cipher in the first place? Curious minds, or at least minds with nothing better to do, want to know.
However, I am very VERY glad to see that Casey felt a degree of uncomfortability in having to kill Chuck. Even if it did not prevent him from actually about to go through with the assassination.
Oh! And Fulcrom does have a long reach don't they? Actually having the guts to come out and say "Thank you." So does this mean the CIA head is now dead? That's too bad.
And to the credits...