Chuck and Sarah are in the thick of their wedding planning, which means paying a lady named Daphne to do basically everything and signing over one fat, $23,000 check for all of it. Unfortunately, though, she's pulling a con and makes off with their money, leaving Sarah only one choice: Go to her dad, the ultimate con man (whom she hasn't told about or invited the wedding, remember). She does, but he doesn't know Daphne, though he does give her the confidence to take matters into her own hands. She heads back to Castle and gets Chuck to fake-flash on Daphne so the CIA will target her. Unfortunately, Chuck's fake-flash is a little too effective and they end up getting every government agency on Daphne's tail. Still, Chuck and Sarah get to her first, but barely. When General Redhead finds out what they've done, they're suspended. At which moment, Chuck has a real flash on one of Daphne's clients' wedding guest lists: the brothers Klug and a weapon called the Zephyr. The CIA won't listen to them at this point, natch.
Fortunately, Sarah's dad has stolen her license and showed up to pay her a visit. He has a chat with Awesome, who almost spills the beans about the wedding until he realizes Sarah hasn't told her pops. When Sarah fills her dad in on what's going on with the CIA and the bad guys, he tells her they can just stage the wedding as a con and catch the Klugs. They do it, with Morgan's help, and ultimately Casey's (who shows up to stop them, but joins in the fun). When they get the Zephyr and the Klugs, General Redhead forgives Chuck and Sarah and their suspension's over. Good thing it didn't even last an episode. What on earth would they do suspended? Oh, right, they'd keep on catching bad guys off the grid, without CIA help. Sarah's dad leaves once again without saying goodbye (not his strong suit), but this time he leaves the piggy bank Sarah gave him so many years ago and a sweet note about how he's added to it and it should contain plenty of money to pay for their wedding. Awww.
Also, Alex and Morgan decide it's time for Casey to reveal himself as living to Alex's mom, but he chickens out. Too late, though, since she spots him at the Buy More. When she follows him to the fake wedding, she thinks he's just a part-time security guard and part-time Buy More associate. She's not impressed, and says he has to tell Alex the truth, since she seems to think he's some kind of hero. He says he'd like to tell everyone the truth. She leaves, but sits in the parking garage (thinking it all over, I guess) and ends up witnessing the takedown of the Klugs, with Casey flashing his NSA badge in the end. They have a heart-to-heart later about how Casey has everything he wants now. Except, we're guessing, for one thing...
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Before I get started, I want to apologize for the delay on this Chuck weecap. I have a cold, and have been lost in a fog of sickness and NyQuil. While I know it might seem like I often write in a foggy haze, I do prefer to be a bit more clear-headed. That said? Still sick and foggy, but writing anyway. If I write anything stupid, blame the cold (I'm not sure what to blame for all the stupid things I've written when I wasn't sick, but I'll think of something). And Chuck. Speaking of our dear Chuckles, there are a few things he wants us to know: Casey's former fiancee thinks he's dead, but he and his daughter Alex decide to tell her he's alive. Sarah's dad is Gary Cole, a con man.
Which brings us to now. Or, actually, the past, when a perfectly cast Young Sarah knocks on a door and gives the hard sell to the lady who answers. She sells her some sort of scout cookies that we know don't really exist, collects $84, and promises the cookies will be here in a month. Gary Cole's waiting in the car, and when Sarah tells him about her haul, he says they made over two grand today. He reminds her that once she knows all the cons... She finishes, "I'll never be a sucker." He's so proud of her work and her con knowledge that he gives her a hundred bucks. She doesn't know what to do with it, so he asks what she'd want if she could have anything. She'd like an adventure with him somewhere, so he tells her to save up and someday they'll do that. Then he drops her off at her grandma's house and they say their goodbyes: His is "See you later, alligator" and hers is "In a while, crocodile."
In the present, Sarah and Chuck are meeting with their snooty wedding planner, who asks about her father. Sarah ignores her, then tells her the invite list looks great without him on it, thanks. The planner asks Chuck and Sarah if they're ready to pull the trigger, or do they need a little more time. They're ready, so they write her a check for $26,230. My, what a precise number. Later, Chuck presents Morgan with a wedding-plan booklet that's full of fancy engagement pictures and information about the wedding. Morgan thinks the red and white are going to make Casey decline, since it screams "socialist." Sarah walks up then and he asks her if their wedding colors remind her of socialism. Sarah: "In a good way?" Chuck: "Is there a good way?" They decide to call their wedding planner, Daphne, to see what she thinks. Unfortunately, though, her number's been disconnected. And her office doesn't exist. Their check's been cashed and their account is emptied. Sarah's understandably angry at herself at being a sucker. She growls that Daphne Peralta chose the wrong couple to con. Cake opening.