Chuck Season 3 Episode Summaries

Episode 1: Chuck Versus the Pink Slip; 1/10/2010
With his new Intersect abilities, Chuck now wants to be a real spy but nobody said that was going to be easy - as the upgrade Intersect, Chuck trains to become a full-fledged spy but hits rock bottom when he flunks out of spy school and loses Sarah in the process. Meanwhile, Morgan comes home from Benihana school to help Chuck get over Sarah.

Episode 2: Chuck Versus the Three Words; 1/10/2010
Chuck must learn to control his emotions so he can be a spy... even if he's still in love with Sarah. Chuck gets a new mission when Sarah's best friend Carina comes through town with her fiance (Guest Star Vinnie Jones), things get complicated when Chuck wants to hash out his and Sarah's relationship problems while they're on the mission, Meanwhile, Morgan finds himself in trouble when he lies to Jeff and Lester.

Episode 3: Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte; 1/11/2010
Chuck always protects his family from his spy life but can't stop Ellie and Awesome from stumbling into an internation incident. Chuck must use his relationship with Awesome to protect a visiting dictator, Premier Goya (Guest Star Armand Assante), who is the target of an assassination. While Awesome is excited about the prospect of being a spy, Chuck is more concerned about Awesome and Ellie's safety.

Episode 4: Chuck Versus the Operation Awesome; 1/18/2010
To save Awesome from the Ring, Chuck must teach him how to be a real spy. When Awesome is mistaken for a super spy by the evil Sydney Price (Guest Star Angie Harmon), Chuck must become his handler and show him the spy ropes. While on a mission for the Ring, they meet the mysterious Daniel Shaw (Guest Star Brandon Routh). Meanwhile, Morgan gets promoted to assistant manager and must deal with Jeff and Lester's latest hijinks.

Episode 5: Chuck Versus First Class; 1/25/2010
CIA agent Daniel Shaw (guest star Brandon Routh) assigns Chuck to his first solo mission in Paris, ignoring Sarah and Casey's wishes. During the flight to France, Chuck befriends Hannah (guest star Kristin Kreuk) and flashes on another passenger - the imposing Hugo Panzer (guest star Stone Cold Steve Austin). Meanwhile, Casey helps Morgan battle Jeff and Lester for control of the Buy More.

Episode 6: Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler; 2/1/2010
Chuck juggles his two lives as he trains new Nerd Herder Hannah (guest star Kristin Kreuk) and gets his very own asset who is caught up with The Ring. Chuck thinks he can handle his asset all on his own but Sarah and Casey feel the need to intercede. Meanwhile, Awesome must lie to Ellie when she starts to ask questions about Chuck. Morgan, Jeff and Lester do some recon work to learn more about Hannah.

Episode 7: Chuck Versus the Mask; 2/8/2010
Chuck and Hannah unexpectedly become part of agent Daniel Shaw's (guest star Brandon Routh) latest mission. Much to Sarah's chagrin, she gets paired with Shaw, who seems to be trying to get close to her. Meanwhile, Morgan and Ellie continue their mission to get to the bottom of Chuck's secretive and strange behavior.

Episode 8: Chuck Versus the Fake Name; 3/1/2010
Chuck promises to cook dinner for Hannah (guest star Kristin Kreuk), Ellie and Awesome, but first assume the identity of the world's most dangerous assassin for his latest mission. Meanwhile, Sarah is determined to keep her relationship with Shaw (guest star Brandon Routh) professional.

Episode 9: Chuck Versus the Beard; 3/8/2010
Chuck feels like his life is falling apart when he can't flash and gets left behind for a mission. While Shaw (guest star Brandon Routh), Sarah and Casey go on without him, Chuck finds himself in a sticky situation back at the base.

Episode 10: Chuck Versus the Tic Tac; 3/15/2010
Casey carries out a side mission for his old commanding officer James Keller (Guest star Robert Patrick) that leads to him committing treason. When Chuck learns the dark truth about Colonel Keller, he and Sarah set out to break Casey out of jail and clear his name. Meanwhile, Awesome's plan to keep Ellie out of danger gets more difficult when she gets her dream fellowship.

Episode 11: Chuck Versus the Final Exam; 3/22/2010
Chuck learns that his latest solo mission will be a final test to see if he is ready to be a spy. Chuck needs to put everything he has learned into action to avoid going back to his old life while Sarah and Shaw observe his every move.

Episode 12: Chuck Versus the American Hero; 3/29/2010
Chuck has his pick of the best CIA agents for an undercover operation but he has only one girl in mind for the job - Sarah. Casey, Morgan and Awesome team up to help Chuck win her back.

Episode 13: Chuck Versus the Other Guy; 4/5/2010
Sarah and Shaw reunite to find the Ring operative behind the death of Shaw's wife. Sarah has faith that Shaw is ready for the mission, but Chuck is worried about his emotional stability. Meanwhile, Morgan considers leaving the Buy More.

Episode 14: Chuck Versus the Honeymooners; 4/26/2010
While in Europe, Sarah and Chuck realize they're traveling on a train with Spanish Spies. Even though they're all alone, they decide to take on these rogue agents. Of course, this impromptu mission doesn't go smoothly. Meanwhile, Beckman orders her newest "unlikely" spy team - John Casey and Morgan Grimes - to track down the missing couple.

Episode 15: Chuck Versus the Role Models; 5/3/2010
Chuck and Sarah are assigned to train under Craig and Laura Turner (Guest stars Fred Willard and Swoosie Kurtz), a married CIA team who, despite their impeccable record, hate one another. The Turners stormy relationship forces Chuck and Sarah to wonder if they're doomed with the same fate. Meanwhile, Casey must train the newest member of the team - Morgan.

Episode 16: Chuck Versus the Tooth; 5/10/2010
Chuck struggles with disturbing dreams and now he believes his most recent dream predicts danger for a visiting head of state. General Beckman, however, is unconvinced and assigns Chuck to meet with a CIA psychiatrist Dr. Leo Dreyfus (Guest star Christopher Lloyd). Meanwhile, Ellie gets surprising news and Anna (Guest star Julia Ling) returns to the Buy More to talk to Morgan.

Episode 17: Chuck Versus the Living Dad; 5/17/2010
After his last dream, Chuck asks Morgan to help him on a side mission. Their investigation becomes complicated when Stephen J. Bartkowski (Guest star Scott Bakula) returns and learns that Chuck downloaded the Intersect 2.0. Luckily, Chuck's father may be able to help his son.

Episode 18: Chuck Versus the Subway; 5/24/2010
Episode 19: Chuck Versus the Ring, Part II; 5/24/2010
The Ring is closing in on Chuck and Operation Bartowski. Fortunately, Chuck's dad Steven (Guest star Scott Bakula) is working hard to save his son. Meanwhile, Casey must secretly protect his daughter from the Ring, and Big Mike receives some serious news about the Buy More.