Chuck Season 2 Episode Summaries
Episode 1: Chuck Versus the First Date
Academy Award nominee Michael Clarke Duncan guest-stars as Colt, a menacing operative. Chuck prevents Colt from obtaining the Cipher -- a device that would ultimately lead to a new Intersect. Chuck is told that this successful mission marks the end of his espionage career and the beginning of a normal life. Free from bullets and bombs, Chuck finally asks Sarah out on a real first date. But Chuck's role as the old Intersect is not good news for everyone as Casey deals with a difficult order assigned to him. Meanwhile at Buy More, Morgan devises an eccentric way to hire a new assistant manager.
Episode 2: Chuck Versus the Seduction
Emmy Award winner John Larroquette guest-stars as the legendary debonair spy Roan Montgomery and Melinda Clarke guest-stars as a sultry but dangerous female spy known as the Black Widow. Chuck must go undercover to retrieve the Cipher from the Black Widow. But in order to get close to his target, Chuck must learn the art of seduction from the suave and sophisticated Roan. Unfortunately for Chuck, Sarah and Casey, Roan is no longer the world's greatest spy. Meanwhile, Morgan offers Captain Awesome some advice for a romantic night with Ellie, and Lestee struggles to gain respect at Buy More as the new assistant manager.
Episode 3: Chuck Versus the Break-Up
Chuck is overcome with jealousy when his nemesis Bryce Larkin - and Sarah's ex-lover and partner - makes an unexpected return. Chuck and Sarah's growing feelings for each other are tested when their latest mission requires Sarah and Bryce to pose as an extremely affectionate couple. Meanwhile, Morgan faces his own challenge at Buy More when he must deal with a gang of bullies, from a neighboring sporting goods store in the strip mall called, the Mighty Jocks led by the fearful Mitt (Guest star Michael Strahan).
Episode 4: Chuck Versus the Cougars
Chuck learns more about Sarah's past when they run into her old high school nemesis Heather Chandler (guest star Nicole Richie). Sarah's teenage insecurities come to surface and she tries to avoid Heather at all costs. Chuck, on the other hand, does everything he can to hear more about Sarah's hidden life. When Heather's nerdy husband Mark turns out to be a key player in a new mission, the agents must attend Sarah's high school reunion to prevent the sale of potentially dangerous super-bomber plans - all the action ends with the ultimate cat fight. Meanwhile, Big Mike leaves town for a day and Buy More's new assistant manager Lester decides to implement a new sales policy.
Episode 5: Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer
Life in espionage takes its toll on Chuck and everyone is taking notice. Chuck tries to explain his unusual behavior to Ellie and to the quirky Buy More efficiency expert Emmett Milbarge (guest star Tony Hale), but a new assignment only complicates things. After a global terrorist comes searching for Jeff, Chuck is forced to socialize with Jeff in order to find out what role the oddball plays in the mission. Sarah, Casey and Chuck are all shocked when they discover that the fate of the world and the prevention of World War III rest in Jeff's hands.
Episode 6: Chuck Versus the Ex
Chuck runs into his ex-girlfriend Jill (guest star Jordana Brewster) while on a Nerd Herd call. In an attempt to save face, he lies to the girl who broke his heart and tells her that he is more successful than he really is. When Chuck flashes on Jill's boss-a research scientist who may have developed a deadly bio-weapon, he, Sarah and Casey must find out if Jill is involved. Meanwhile at the Buy More, Big Mike nearly chokes to death, which leads company efficiency expert Emmett to implement a mandatory CPR course taught by Captain Awesome.
Episode 7: Chuck Versus the Fat Lady
Chuck and Jill (guest star Jordana Brewster) are enjoying the honeymoon stage of their rekindled relationship. The two lovebirds plan a weekend getaway but have to cancel at the last minute when Casey and Sarah inform Chuck that he is needed for an immediate mission to find corrupt agents in the CIA. Jealousy erupts when Jill finally meets Sarah and learns that Chuck and his handler must pose as a couple. Chuck does his best to reassure Jill that his relationship with Sarah is purely business but only finds himself in more trouble when his mission does not go as planned. Meanwhile, corporate efficiency expert Emmett is out to get Chuck and interrogates Morgan to get some dirt on his best friend.
Episode 8: Chuck Versus the Gravitron
Chuck, Sarah and Casey are shocked to discover that Chuck's girlfriend Jill (guest star Jordana Brewster) is a Fulcrum agent in search of the Intersect. In the wake of his disbelief, Chuck is asked to use his relationship with Jill to get to an agent called Leader. He willingly agrees to bring down the woman who betrayed him twice. Meanwhile, Captain Awesome's parents are coming for Thanksgiving and Ellie is determined to have the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. To make sure everything goes smoothly, she tells Morgan that he cannot come to dinner this year. Without any holiday plans to fall back on, Morgan is recruited by Big Mike to stand guard at the Buy More with Lester and Jeff.
Episode 9: Chuck Versus the Sensei
Chuck is still reeling from the discovery that his ex-girlfriend Jill was a Fulcrum agent and goes on a mission to take his mind off of his shock. Casey gets a shock of his own when he finds out that his sensei Ty Bennett (guest star Carl Lumbly), who taught him everything he knows, is now one of the most wanted rogue agents. While on the search for Bennett, it becomes clear that Casey may be too emotionally involved to continue with the mission. Meanwhile, Awesome's parents Honey (guest star Morgan Fairchild) and Woody (guest star Bruce Boxleitner) make a surprise visit to help Ellie and Awesome plan their wedding. At the Buy More, Emmett reinstates the employee of the month contest, but Morgan, Jeff and Lester have other plans.
Episode 10: Chuck Versus the DeLorean
Chuck spies on Sarah and sees her on a date with an older man (guest star Gary Cole). Chuck frantically tries to warn Sarah after he has an Intersect flash, but she assures Chuck that she is not in danger and reveals the identity of the mystery man. Meanwhile, Anna wants to move into an apartment with Morgan forcing him to finally act like an adult. Awesome offers to help Morgan pay for the apartment, but a relic from the past causes Morgan to lose focus on his new grown-up responsibilities.
Episode 11: Chuck Versus Santa Claus
Christmas Eve does not go as planned when an amateur criminal on the run from the police crashes into the Buy More and takes Chuck, Ellie, Awesome and the rest of the Buy More gang hostage. In order to protect Chuck's cover and the safety of the other hostages, Sarah and Casey secretly go in to the store to remove Chuck, but the mission quickly falls apart when Chuck refuses to leave his friends and family behind.
Episode 12: Chuck Versus the Third Dimension
Chuck foils a plan to kill international rock star Tyler Martin (guest star Dominic Monaghan) leading Sarah and Casey to kidnap the musician to find out who wants him dead. When Chuck is left unattended with Tyler, the party animal rocker convinces Chuck to go out on the town, which only ends in a night of trouble. Meanwhile, Big Mike enlists Morgan to look out for his old football buddy Jimmy (guest star Jerome Bettis) who was just released from jail and hired at the Buy More. In the midst of Morgan's newly assigned duties, he wins a pair of backstage passes to Tyler's show and holds a contest in true Super Bowl fashion that pits Jeff against the formidable ex-con Jimmy.
Episode 13: Chuck Versus the Best Friend
; 2/23/2009 (originally scheduled for 2/9/09 - pre-empted by the President)
Chuck helps a heartbroken Morgan spy on Anna. After he flashes on Anna's new boyfriend, Chuck, along with Sarah and Casey, is sent to discover his connection to a dangerous gang. Meanwhile, Jeff and Lester try to convince Ellie and Awesome to hire their band Jeffster! for the wedding.
Episode 14: Chuck Versus the Suburbs
Chuck and Sarah's latest assignment forces them to pose as a happily married couple living in the suburbs. They meet some interesting characters including Brad (guest star Andy Richter), a cheerful next-door neighbor in the stationary business, and Sylvia (guest star Jenny McCarthy), a seductive and attractive woman who lives across the street and has her eye on Chuck. Meanwhile, Big Mike is on a work rampage after his wife files for divorce, so the Buy More gang sets him up on a dating website to keep him distracted.
Episode 15: Chuck Versus the Beefcake
Chuck breaks up with Sarah after Ellie's urging, but jealousy strikes when Sarah must seduce a handsome agent in order to retrieve Fulcrum intelligence. Morgan deals with his mother's relationship with Big Mike by crashing at Chuck's apartment much to Ellie and Awesome's chagrin. Meanwhile, Jeff and Lester talk their way into hiring the new Buy More employee but decide to search for the "Buy More Babe."
Episode 16: Chuck Versus the Lethal Weapon
Chuck, Sarah and Casey learn about a man called "Perseus" who is behind Fulcrum's plans to build their own Intersect. While Sarah and Casey are sent to find Perseus, Chuck and Agent Cole Barker (guest star Jonathan Cake) are forced to stay in a safety bunker. When the mission takes a dangerous turn, their orders to stay out of harm's way go out the window. Meanwhile, Morgan tries to convince Anna that moving in with him would be a bad idea.
Episode 17: Chuck Versus the Predator
After Chuck is contacted by the mastermind behind the Intersect Computer, he must decide who he can trust-Sarah and Casey or the mysterious scientist who might be able to erase the Intersect from his mind. Meanwhile, a conflict breaks out between the Burbank Buy More and the more prestigious Beverly Hills branch.
Episode 18: Chuck Versus the Broken Heart
When Chuck expresses his feelings about his complicated relationship with Sarah, a heartless female agent named Alex Forrest (guest star Tricia Helfer) is sent to evaluate Sarah's performance as Chuck's handler. Morgan, Jeff and Lester try to weasel their way into getting invited to Awesome's bachelor party.
Episode 19: Chuck Versus the Dream Job
Chuck's life seems to be coming together: his long-absent father Steve (guest star Scott Bakula) has returned and he's landed his dream job with his hero Ted Roark (guest star Chevy Chase). Unfortunately for Chuck, neither turns out to be quite what he expected.
Episode 20: Chuck Versus the First Kill
After Chuck's father Steve (guest star Scott Bakula) is kidnapped by Fulcrum, Chuck learns the only chance he has to find him is by putting his trust and life into the hands of the person he trusts the least-his ex-girlfriend Jill Roberts (guest star Jordana Brewster). Meanwhile, the Buy More team tries to sabotage Emmett's (guest star Tony Hale) corporate evaluation.
Episode 21: Chuck Versus the Colonel
When Chuck and Sarah go AWOL to rescue Chuck's father Steve (guest star Scott Bakula), they discover that spending time together without any surveillance allows for unchartered chemistry. But as the two get closer, Casey zeroes in on their hidden location. Meanwhile, Morgan becomes the pariah of the Buy More after mistakenly getting Emmett (guest star Tony Hale) promoted.
Episode 22: Chuck Versus the Ring
When Ellie and Awesome's wedding day finally arrives, Chuck must save Ellie's life and her big day from being ruined by Ted Roark (guest star Chevy Chase) and Fulcrum.