We start out this episode -- after some murders of Volkoff agents by another Volkoffian named Boris -- on Valentine's Day (a week late), with Chuck and Morgan splitting up the living room time and bedroom time so as not to catch each other in the Valentine's Day act. Unfortunately, though, chocolate strawberries and then a mission lure everyone to the living room, where we all witness the weird foreplay of Alex and Morgan (I'll save the details for the weecap, but it involves a bearskin rug, chocolate sauce and blindfolds). The mission Team Bartowksi's been called for is to go to a party to find the only living Volkoff associate, Vivian, who's being tracked by this Boris character. They find her, and then discover she's Volkoff's daughter, but knows very little about his operations or even the man. They take her to Castle to keep her safe, then she talks Chuck into not putting her into a safehouse and instead helping her go back and capture Boris. The gang all heads back to take on this mission, but they won't use Vivian as bait; instead, Sarah dons a red wig and plays the part. She's quickly bucked off the horse she rides in on, and Casey has to rescue her by shooting all of Boris's men. When Boris meets Vivian back at the stables, she shoots him with a gun hidden on her horse (our first indication she might be more of a Volkoff than she seems). Then she heads to his office in Moscow and uses her childhood necklace to open a secret lair that lights up on her face. An Intersect, maybe? We'll have to wait to see what was inside, but I'm guessing it has something to do with turning her into the next Chuck.
Meanwhile, Morgan faces a crisis after Casey lectures him about living with Charah (Casey's word, not mine) like he's their child. Morgan realizes his collectibles are actually toys, and moves back in with his mom. There's a lot of silly cuteness between Chuck and Morgan about their Han Solo and Chewie toys, which they end up giving to Clara so they don't have to be separated (plus, she hasn't been sleeping well, until her mom and dad bring in a taped version of Jeffster! singing -- torture to Ellie and Awesome, of course, who also can't sleep). Robin Givens offers Casey a job working for an operation called the NCS, which has built a new portal (containing a mission) inside Castle. He's mulling it when the episode ends.
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Chuck doesn't tell us anything we need to know this week. We just open on a car in Samara, Russia. A guy slides in the back and asks the driver where the key is. He doesn't know, and says Volkoff chose Antonia. Backseat Driver appreciates his honesty and then shoots him. Cut to Backseat Driver making out with a lady (Antonia, I presume). She pulls a gun, onto him, but he's already taken her bullets out, onto her. She doesn't have the key, so he kills her, too. As if the making out meant nothing to him. Third guy's putting some food in the microwave when Backseat Driver shows up in his kitchen. The guy says he doesn't have the key, but knows who does. Backseat Driver: "Good." But the guy doesn't reveal too much, so who knows? Maybe Backseat Driver won't kill him, right?
Chuck and Morgan are decorating for Valentine's Day at the apartment. The living room looks like Valentine's Day actually vomited all over the place, and then Morgan adds in a bearskin rug (which Morgan had to buy in bulk, so if Chuck knows anyone who wants one, he has seven more just like it). They work out the plan: Morgan gets the living room for 90 minutes with Alex, while Chuck and Sarah stay in Chuck's room. Then Chuck and Sarah can have the living room to watch Love, Actually (apparently a hit with the ladies around the world), and Morgan and Alex will head to his room. The doorbell rings, and Morgan and Chuck fist-bump over the rare occurrence of both of them being in a relationship on Valentine's Day. Less romantic are the Awesomes, all scruffy in sweatpants when Clara finally gets to sleep. They decide to sleep, but first some sex. But Clara cries. They try to just let her cry, but they can't do it. No sex or sleep for them, I guess.
Back at Chuck and Morgan's, Chuck's dancing for Sarah, who's on his bed, and quoting Pretty Woman. Chuck pulls off his jacket to reveal a T-shirt with his face under the words "LOVE MACHINE." Sarah promises there's a secret under her coat, too, but first she wants to give him the chocolate strawberries she made. Unfortunately, that means going into the Morgan zone, but Chuck says he'll just go out there since it's only been five minutes. When he gets out there, Morgan and Alex have eyemasks on as they do weird yoga breathing things with their hands up and facing each other but usually not touching. Chuck's cell phone vibrates and he nearly drops the strawberries (but Sarah catches them). Morgan and Alex think the vibrating is their souls being so close. They keep up the strange breathing and hand movements and then call for chocolate sauce. Sarah and Chuck are pretty horrified, and she gets stuck on a hook in the kitchen. When she slips out of her coat to break free, we see she's in a sexy red teddy and angel wings. Adorable.