Season 1 Episode 13

Chuck Versus the Marlin

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jan 24, 2008 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Big Mike's surname is Tucker. Big Mike Tucker!

    • Featured Music:
      "Get Away" by Butcher The Bar
      "Style" by U R Penetrators

    • The rooftop/helipad where Sarah confronts agent "Longshore" when he attempts to extract Chuck, is the same location where she took Chuck after requesting extraction to protect him from Casey in "Pilot".

    • Chuck sends the photograph of the Shawarma Girl to Sarah's iPhone via an email to "".

    • Sarah: (To a customer) Danke, dass Sie uns im Wienerlicious besucht haben.

      The translation of this German phrase is: "Thank you for visiting us at Wienerlicious."

    • The code to reveal Sarah's hidden computer console at Wienerlicious is 720 + enter on the cash register.

    • When the delivery girl walks in to give the food, Chuck says: "29 deliveries, 29 bugs." It was 29 minutes into the show.

  • Quotes

    • Chuck: Look, what if I surrender and you run, I mean I'm going in a cell anyway what's the difference?
      Sarah: Torture.
      Chuck: Okay, no surrender.

    • Captain Awesome: Way to go, Chuck. I always knew you could handle my family jewels.

    • Casey: Where's the fish?
      Jeff: Fish? What fish?
      Casey: Okay we can do it the easy way or the hard way. The easy way is I shove his foot up your ass.
      Jeff: What's the hard way?
      Casey: I use my foot!

    • Lizzie: I don't think you're in the position to bargain, Chuck. I have two guns, what do you have?
      Sarah: Me.

    • Chuck: Um...Look Sarah. I never really fired a gun before, okay? I...I've actually done this on purpose to avoid any unpleasant side-effects, like shooting myself or others.
      Sarah: Just shoot the lock or I will shoot you when I get out of here.

    • Awesome: Where's the ring Chuck? This is NOT awesome!

  • Notes

    • International Episode Titles:
      Czech Republic - Chuck a operace Mečoun (Chuck and the Operation Marlin)

    • For this entire season, Zachary Levi (Charles "Chuck" Irving Bartowski) was nominated for the 2008 Teen Choice Award for "Choice Breakout TV Star-Male". Also, Joshua Gomez (Morgan Grimes) was nominated for the 2008 ALMA Award for "Outstanding Male Performance in a Comedy Television Series".

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: January 21, 2008 on Citytv
      Latin America: April 1, 2008 on Warner Channel
      Denmark: May 2, 2008 on TV3+
      Turkey: May 20, 2008 on CNBC-e
      Sweden: June 22, 2008 on TV3
      United Kingdom: June 30, 2008 on Virgin 1
      Poland: July 1, 2008 on TVN7
      New Zealand: September 10, 2008 on TV2
      Greece: December 14, 2008 on Star
      Czech Republic: June 24, 2009 on Prima COOL
      Australia: June 24, 2009 on FOX8
      Germany: November 21, 2009 on ProSieben
      Slovakia: April 25, 2010 on Markiza
      Finland: August 24, 2010 on Sub

    • This was the last completed episode before the WGA strike on November 5, 2007.

  • Allusions