Besides the fun in the air (and what is it with all the shows in the past week having to subdue bad guys on airplanes? Human Target, this ep, and tonight's NCIS), Chuck had some fun subtle cultural touchpoints, with two Superman-associated guest stars in Brandon Routh (Superman Returns and Kristen Kreuk (Smallville, along with the (somewhat weak) My Bodyguard B-story, a movie where Adam Baldwin first made his name. Overall, though, a very fun episode, and I'm liking how they're handling the new intersect.
Musically, Chuck is working under a lower budget this year, and is more reliant upon score from both Chuck composer Tim Jones, and some repeat work from Daniel May. But they did end with some apropos French pop from the country's first lady, Carla Bruni. In case you were wondering what she was singing in the chorus:
I'm the lover, I'm your loverPlaylist: Chuck - Episode 3.05
And I sing for you the only of all things
That needs to be here, that needs to be here
1. "Respect" - Otis Redding
2. Frank Sinatra Jr.?
3. "Wake Up" - Mackintosh Braun
4. "Ready, Aim, Fire" - unknown
5. "L'Amoureuse" - Carla Bruni
Previously: Chuck vs Project Awesome (Ep 304)