Back in the cabin, Volkoff informs Chuck that he gave his men orders to kill Mary if they didn't hear from him, and given what's to come, I like that this element mixes some genuine fear into what Chuck is feeling; regardless, he tells Volkoff he can't believe he hasn't figured out the solution, and when Volkoff repeats back that last word, Chuck smiles: "Gotcha." You see, apparently Volkoff reciting the key word "solution" is just what Chuck needed, as a large, heretofore unnoticed computer monitor comes to life and apparently is able to extrapolate from it and produce a workable facsimile of the pass code "Death is the solution to all problems." In Chuck's ear, Morgan confirms that they secured the code, and Chuck presses a button on his watch that activates more of the cabin's computer equipment. He gets to his feet as Volkoff asks what's going on, so Chuck tells him that the fake messages from Orion weren't just a play on his sensitivities -- they also contained a virus his father invented, and now that he has Volkoff's pass code, the virus will allow for transfer of all the Hydra files to the computer in front of them. He adds that they can give his father credit for taking Volkoff down, and that he taught him that looks can be deceiving. Man, as enjoyable as this episode is, there are some feeble setups in it. Nonetheless...
Episode Report CardCouch Baron: A | 1367 USERS: B
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