Chuck's fully back in the CIA this week -- so much so that he and Sarah go to Milan a couple times, leaving Casey behind (apparently because of an incident with a stiletto heel, Casey's not allowed anywhere near Milan's Fashion Week). The mission is get "smart bullets" (which contain GPS) from one of Volkoff's spies, whose cover is as a Russian model. In other words: She's hot. And Chuck can't help but notice, so a tiny bit of jealousy ensues on Sarah's part. This in addition to Chuck feeling all crazy that Sarah won't unpack her suitcase despite living with him for eight months makes for a bickery episodes for our adorable spy couple (and, is it just me, or have they both gotten cuter?). They go to Milan once and capture decoy bullets, so head back a second time to get the model's sequin dress (where the real weapons' chips are in disguise). After a knockdown, drag-out fight on the Fashion Week runway, Sarah emerges victorious over the model, who's arrested to much fanfare from General Redhead. Chuck and Sarah return home and she finally unpacks. Then he actually might ruin the relationship by suggesting marriage and kids. The end.
Elsewhere, Awesome shows up at the Buy More and tells Morgan it seems too perfect to be the Buy More, and is Chuck a spy again? He believes the lies that he's not, but doesn't think Ellie will buy it. Morgan knows Awesome's onto something, so tells General Redhead her store is too perfect to serve as an effective cover. She tasks him with fixing things, and he runs out and hires Jeffster! (on the lam since the Buy More fire) and the rest of the old Buy Morians back. They arrive just in time for Ellie to show up at the store and see that nothing's changed at all. So General Redhead makes Morgan store manager. No more, Mister Ass man for Mr. Grimes. (I'm just curious how Big Mike's going to come into play, since he wasn't in this episode.) Back at their apartment, Ellie and Awesome deal with the pregnancy in their own ways: him by freaking out and wanting to take care of her, and her by looking through an album of photos of her mom and dad with them as babies. I'm guessing the reunion with their kick-ass spy mom won't be quite so cuddly.
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Previously: Chuck's back at the Buy More, which is a big, fancy CIA base. Ellie's pregnant. Casey has a daughter. And Linda Hamilton is Chuck and Ellie's mom. Now: The show opens with a hot girl (Karolina Kurkova) in a sequined dress running from a suited man. Then she stops, turns, shoots him dead, and stands there looking sexy like any hottie would do after shooting someone dead.
In Burbank, Awesome's clearly up to speed on Ellie's pregnancy, and he's in freak-out mode, calling Ellie out of commission and telling Chuck, Sarah and Morgan they all have to step up and help. He wants to make important decisions about baby gear and also: what foreign language will the baby learn? They all remind Awesome he has a little time to prepare since the baby's not even here for six months. Ellie moves the focus to Chuck and Morgan going back to the Buy More, then she yawns, causing Awesome to have another Awesome freak-out. (remember when he was, like, a badass? What happened there?) She tells him to relax; the baby's the size of a walnut. Awesome tells her their little walnut already has eardrums and can hear her snippy tone. Chuck and Sarah whisper about how crazy this is, so Awesome tells them they could be next. Morgan, very reminiscent of Bugs Bunny as he munches on a carrot, mutters that Sarah would have to unpack before they could have a kid. Which is technically not true, of course, but it is effective exposition, because...
... Now we're in Chuck's closet, where Sarah's half is totally empty except for a fully packed suitcase. He tells her not to worry about Morgan; it's not weird at all that she hasn't unpacked in the eight months they've lived together. Cut to him at the Buy More telling Morgan how weird it is. Morgan tells Chuck that every relationship has an Achilles heel, a singular problem that can't be overcome, and it usually arrives just when things seem perfect. Chuck asks if Sarah not unpacking is their Achilles heel. Morgan just tells Chuck to keep his feelings to himself so as not to give Sarah a reason to bolt. General Redhead calls Chuck to her office, leaving Morgan to meet Old Spice guy Isaiah Mustafa, who is obviously a big, tough, perfect specimen of a man, staring down insultingly at puny, nerdy Morgan.