Sarah's dad, played awesomely by Gary Cole, shows up this week, and tries to con a sheik out of $10 million. Agent Redhead goes along with it in order to get access to the sheik's bank accounts, to freeze his funds. It all goes awry, though, when Sarah's dad takes off with what we think is the money. Turns out he left the money in Chuck's bank account, though, as some sort of $10 million test of Chuck's love for Sarah. And oh boy, does Chuck ever prove himself.
Meanwhile, Anna's finally back, and she wants to move in with Morgan. He doesn't like this idea, but Captain Awesome convinces him that it's about time he moves out of his mom's place. Awesome even lets him borrow $2,500 to get started. Unfortunately, a DeLorean shows up in the audio install room at the Buy More, and the owner's been trying to get it off his hands, but no one will buy. Mainly because it doesn't work: If you go over 22 mph, it stalls. Morgan goes Back to the Future and buys it anyway, though, effectively pissing off Awesome and Anna. I'm not sure which of those is more frightening. Morgan gets customized DeMorgan plates, and the car's nickname, “the DeMorgan,” is born.
Chuck takes the DeMorgan to go save Sarah and her dad from the sheik, who wants his $10 million back. Chuck manages to get the sheik's account numbers by transferring the $10 million back into his account. Casey thinks it's brilliant, but he'll never tell Chuck. And then, when the sheik's going to kill them all anyway, Casey comes in and saves the day. The sheik tries to flee in the DeMorgan, but they report it stolen and the rest is history (remember, it doesn't go over 22).
Agent Redhead tells Sarah they're arresting her dad for embezzlement, and in the end Sarah says a tearful goodbye and then helps him get away. But not before Gary Cole has a heart to heart with Sarah and then one with Chuck. Then Chuck comforts Sarah, who's all sad that her daddy's gone again.
Is Chuck really a nerd? See our reasoning. Come back on Wednesday for the full weecap.
We're in Butte, Montana, in 1990 and a cute little blonde-haired girl is pedaling a pink bicycle down the road. Is this the right show? Then some guys close the back of an armored truck. She continues cycling and ends up right in front of the truck as it starts to move. She screams, and the drivers ask someone to call 911. Right then a moustached Gary Cole shows up and says he's a doctor. He asks where her parents are, but then says he'll take her to the hospital. And everyone just lets him. Which is odd. Who would let any man, even one claiming to be a doctor, take a little girl he'd never met away from a crime scene? In the car, though, we quickly realize he's not shady or anything (at least not in that way). He's her dad. She tells him getting hit really hurt. She thinks he sprained her wrist. He tells her (as he removes his fake moustache) she can choose: hospital or rocky road ice cream. She chooses ice cream, then asks how much they got. He just holds up some bills and shows them to her.
Then we're in the present, where Sarah's counting out change at the Orange Orange. Chuck walks in and asks if it's been a long day. She tells him it's actually been a boring day. Chuck offers her some excitement: a date tonight with Awesome and Ellie. He promises fake cuddling, but real pizza. She tells him she has personal plans, and she won't tell him what they are. Chuck leaves and goes immediately to Casey at the Buy More and asks if he's excited for the mission tonight. Casey says there is no mission; Sarah's taking a personal day. And yes, he does know what she's doing, but no he is not telling Chuck. It's personal.
Speaking of personal, Morgan's closing the curtains in the Buy More screening room so he and Anna (she's alive! And not in spy training!) can have some privacy. Anna is sick of hooking up at work, but Morgan reminds her that his mom's always home and she has three roommates. So she pulls a brochure out of her pocket for the Buena Burbank Apartments, where they have really cute one-bedrooms. Morgan says he can't afford it, but she says they can together. Morgan freaks out and says that's a very big step, and isn't something they should rush into. Then he points out how great the screening room is, with the big plasma TV, comfy couches, and free coffee. He says they're living the dream, but she doesn't agree.
Morgan approaches Chuck and asks if he ever wonders if he's not man enough to hang on to his woman. Chuck ignores this and says he needs a Nerd Herder. Lester overhears and says that won't be possible, because Buster apparently found Jeff's underwear in the back seat of one of them and so is having them all reupholstered. I'd normally say that's crazy, but these are Jeff's underwear, so I can't really blame Buster for the excess. Chuck has to borrow Morgan's bike, but won't tell him why. Just: "It's personal."