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Contents Articles Rebecca Romijn 1 Alexis Meade 6 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 9 Chuck (season 5) 18 Eastwick (TV series) 24 Femme Fatale (film) 30 Friends (season 4) 33 Godsend (film) 39 Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress 42 Good Deeds 48 House of Style 52 Jaime King 54 Jennifer Lawrence 62 Jerry O'Connell 71 Joanne Gair 77 John Stamos 84 Just Shoot Me! 90 Lindsay Price 99 Maxim (magazine) 103 Molly Sims 108 Mystique (comics) 111 NTSF:SD:SUV:: 125 Pepper Dennis 128 Rollerball (2002 film) 132 S1m0ne 135 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress 137 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 139 The Alibi 146 The Punisher (2004 film) 147 Ugly Betty 156 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 173 X-Men: First Class 187 X-Men: The Last Stand 206 X-Men (film) 219 X2 (film) 228 References Article Sources and Contributors 239 Image Sources, Licenses and Contributors 246 Article Licenses License 247 Rebecca Romijn 1 Rebecca Romijn Rebecca Romijn Romijn at the The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show, February 8, 2012 Born  Rebecca Alie Romijn  November 6, 1972 Berkeley, California, U.S. Occupation Actress Model (former) Years active 1991–2001, 2012 (model) 1997–present (actress) Spouse(s) John Stamos (1998–2005) Jerry O'Connell (2007–present) Children Dolly & Charlie O'Connell Rebecca Alie Romijn (pron.: /roʊˈmeɪn/ roh-MAYN; Dutch: [roːˈmɛin]; born November 6, 1972) is an American actress and former fashion model. She is best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men films, and for her recurring role as Alexis Meade on the television series Ugly Betty. During her marriage to actor John Stamos, she was often credited as Rebecca Romijn-Stamos. Early life Romijn was born in Berkeley, California, United States. Her mother, Elizabeth (née Kuizenga), is a Community College teacher of English as a Second Language and textbook author. Her father, Jaap Romijn, is a custom furniture maker. Her father is a native of Barneveld, the Netherlands, while her mother is an American of Dutch and English descent; she met Romijn's father while staying in the Netherlands on a teenage exchange program. Romijn's maternal grandfather, Dr. Henry Bernard Kuizenga, was a Presbyterian minister and seminary professor. When questioned about always being glamourous and beautiful on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Romijn revealed that as a child in her early teens she was in fact an insecure 'drama geek', and as a result of her growth spurt she suffered from scoliosis and was constantly in pain. Many sources say that she was once nicknamed the "Jolly Blonde Giant" because of her 5 feet 11 inches ( m) height, but she has admitted to making that up "for a laugh". While studying music (voice) at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she became involved with Rebecca Romijn 2 fashion modeling and eventually moved to Paris for more than two years. Career External images Romijn's Sports Illustrated Romijn's Sports Illustrated Romijn's Sports Illustrated    Swimsuit Issue cover from February 12, 1999 Swimsuit Issue cover from November 05, 2002 Swimsuit Issue cover from February 17, 2006 Among other jobs, Romijn started her modeling career in 1991. She modeled for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Victoria's Secret, bebe, Miller Lite beer, and for Anna Molinari, Victoria's Secret and Giorgio Armani on the runway, along with the likes of Claudia Schiffer, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, and Christy Turlington. She also was the host of MTV's House of Style from 1998 to 2000. Romijn has been featured numerous times in annual lists of the world's most beautiful women by publications such as Maxim (2003–2007), AskMen.com (2001–2003, 2005–2006) and FHM (2000–2005). She also appeared as a guest in the animated talk show Space Ghost Coast to Coast in an episode titled "Chinatown." In 2000's X-Men Romijn had her first major movie role as Mystique; she returned to the role in 2003's sequel X2: X-Men United, and again for X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). In these movies her costume consisted of blue makeup and some strategically placed prosthetics on her otherwise nude body. In X2: X-Men United she shows up in a bar in one scene in her "normal" look, and also in X-Men: The Last Stand, she appears as a dark-haired "de-powered" Mystique. She had her first leading role in Brian De Palma's Femme Fatale (2002). She also has starred in movies such as Rollerball, The Punisher and Godsend. She played the leading role in Pepper Dennis, a short-lived TV series on The WB.  She plays In January 2007 Romijn made her first appearance on the ABC series Ugly Betty as a full-time regular. Alexis Meade, a male-to-female transsexual and the sibling of lead character Daniel Meade. In April 2008, however, it was reported that Romijn would only be appearing as a recurring character in season 3 due to a change in direction by the writing staff (aligning, fortuitously enough, with Romijn's pregnancy, which would have been inconsistent with her character's storyline). In November 2007 Romijn made a guest appearance on the ABC series Carpoolers, where she played the ex-wife of the character Laird, played by her real-life husband Jerry O'Connell. Romijn starred in the 2009 ABC series Eastwick, reuniting her with her former Pepper Dennis co-star, Lindsay Price, before ABC canceled the show on November 9, 2009. She appears in an uncredited cameo in the 2011 film, X-Men: First Class, and currently appears as Jessie, a lab worker on the Adult Swim live-action show NTSF:SD:SUV::. Personal life Romijn attended the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1990–91, where she lived in dorm 1 at Stevenson College. She studied music and participated in the dorm talent show, singing a musical comedy routine with a high school friend who joined her at UCSC. During the summer following her freshman year, Rebecca began her career modeling and did not return for her sophomore year. She married actor John Stamos on September 19, 1998. During her marriage, she used the name Rebecca Romijn-Stamos in both her personal and professional life. The couple announced their separation on April 12, 2004, and divorced on March 1, 2005. She has since returned to using her maiden name. Rebecca Romijn 3 Romijn was asked by Elle magazine in April 2002 whether making Femme Fatale had given her any new ideas about her sexuality. She said, "You know, in my early twenties I wondered if I was interested in women and so I kind of, well ... did my homework. And it turns out I'm pretty straight." On September 19, 2005, Romijn announced her engagement to actor Jerry O'Connell. They were married on their ranch in Southern California on July 14, 2007. On July 28, 2008, it was announced that Romijn was pregnant Romijn and O'Connell welcomed twin daughters Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip on December 28, 2008. Dolly is for singer Dolly Parton's first name and Charlie is for O'Connell's brother. Filmography Film Year Title Role Other notes 1998 Dirty Work Bearded Lady 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Herself uncredited 2000 X-Men Raven Darkholme/Mystique Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress – Science Fiction Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress 2002 Femme Fatale Laure Ash / Lily Shagged Me S1m0ne Faith uncredited Rollerball Aurora Nominated—Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress Raven Darkholme/Mystique Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress – Drama/Action Adventure 2003 X2 Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Sexiest She-Villain 2004 The Punisher Godsend 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Joan Jessie Duncan Raven Darkholme/Mystique Man About Town Nina Giamoro The Alibi Lola Davis 2008 Lake City Jennifer 2010 The Con Artist Belinda 2011 Possessing Piper Rose Joanna 2011 X-Men: First Class Raven Cameo appearance Darkholme/Mystique Uncredited 2012 Good Deeds Heidi Rebecca Romijn 4 Television Year Title Role Other notes 1997 Friends (episode: "The One with the Dirty Girl") Cheryl 1 Episode: Friends (season 4) Episode 6 "The One with the dirty girl" 1998–2000 House of Style Herself/Host (Series) 1999 Hefner: Unauthorized Kimberly Hefner (Movie) 1999–2000 Just Shoot Me! Adrienne Barker (Series) 2000 Jack & Jill Paris Everett (Series) 2002 MADtv Herself/Host (Series) 2006 Pepper Dennis Pepper Dennis (Series) 2006–2008 Ugly Betty Alexis Meade The first episodes starring her were filmed in autumn 2006. Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Screen Actors Guild Award 2007 Drawn Together (episode: "Charlotte's Web of Lies") Charlotte (Series) 2007 Carpoolers Joannifer (Series) 2009–2010 Eastwick Roxanne (Series) Torcoletti 2011–Present NTSF:SD:SUV:: Jessie Nichols (Series) 2011 Special Agent Oso Miss Garcia 1 Episode: "Lost and Get Found" 2011 Chuck CIA Agent Robin Cunnings 1 Episode: Season 5 Episode 6 "Chuck Versus the Curse" References  Rebecca Romijn Profile (http:/ / www. fashionmodeldirectory. com/ models/ Rebecca_Romijn) in the FMD (http:/ / www. fashionmodeldirectory. com)-database. Retrieved 2008-07-10.  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"Sources Confirm: Rebecca Romijn Now Recurring Role on Ugly Betty" (http:/ / www. eonline. com/ gossip/ kristin/ detail/ index. jsp?uuid=d7a3f4d9-8143-4b40-9b1c-22dcc0ac603f& utm_campaign=xxltfp& utm_source=xjljqfejb& utm_medium=link). E! Online – Watch with Kristin. . Retrieved 2008-04-30. Rebecca Romijn  "Watch with Kristin – Chatting with ''Carpoolers''' Designated Driver" (http:/ / www. eonline. com/ gossip/ kristin/ detail/ index. jsp?uuid=22758bcf-18e1-498a-b836-04dc024afebf& sid=fd-hot6-txt). Eonline.com. 2010-03-10. . Retrieved 2010-03-14.  "Witchy Woman – Diablo Magazine – September 2009 – East Bay – California" (http:/ / www. diablomag. com/ Diablo-Magazine/ September-2009/ Witchy-Woman/ ). Diablomag.com. . Retrieved 2010-03-14.  Martin, Denise (2009-11-10). "Quick Takes – Los Angeles Times" (http:/ / www. latimes. com/ entertainment/ news/ la-et-quick10-2009nov10,0,3152781. story). Latimes.com. . Retrieved 2010-03-14.  Lovece, Frank, appearing as an older version of the character played by Jennifer Lawrence. "Film Review: X-Men: First Class" (http:/ / www. filmjournal. com/ filmjournal/ content_display/ reviews/ major-releases/ e3ie161d52b7c6dfd0feaabf7fdce60fc03), Film Journal International, 2011-06-02  "fix" (http:/ / rebecca-fanpage. com/ sections-printpage-61. html). Rebecca-fanpage.com. . Retrieved 2010-03-14.  Rebecca Romijn & Jerry O'Connell Are Expecting Twins (http:/ / www. people. com/ people/ article/ 0,,20206200,00. html), People, July 28, 2008. Retrieved August 2, 2008.  Laudadio, Marisa (2009-01-05). "Rebecca Romijn Welcomes Twin Girls – Babies, Rebecca Romijn" (http:/ / www. people. com/ people/ article/ 0,,20245814,00. html). People.com. . Retrieved 2010-03-14.  Gina Serpe (2009-01-05). "Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell Welcome Twins" (http:/ / ca. eonline. com/ uberblog/ b77400_rebecca_romijn_jerry_oconnell_welcome. html). ca.eonline.com. . Retrieved 2010-10-20. External links • Rebecca Romijn (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5381/) at the Internet Movie Database • Rebecca Romijn (http://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/models/Rebecca_Romijn) at the Fashion Model Directory • Romijn-Online.Net – Rebecca Romijn Fansite (http://www.romijn-online.net) 5 Alexis Meade 6 Alexis Meade Alexis Meade Ugly Betty character Rebecca Romijn as Alexis Meade First appearance "Pilot" (episode 1.01) Last appearance "Betty Suarez Land" (episode 3.04) Created by Silvio Horta Marco Penette Myra Jo Martino Portrayed by Rebecca Romijn (episode 1.13–season three) Elizabeth Penn Payne (season one; as "Mystery Woman") Information Full name Alexander Spencer Meade (birth name) Alexis Meade (full name; post-transition) Gender Female Occupation Former Editor-in-chief of Hudson Co-editor-in-chief of Mode (with Daniel Meade) Title Former CEO and chairman of the board (at Meade Publications) Family Bradford Meade (father; deceased) Claire Meade (mother) Daniel Meade (younger brother) Tyler Meade-Hartley (maternal half-brother) Children Daniel "D.J." Meade, Jr. (son) Relatives Molly Meade (sister-in-law; deceased) Alexis Meade (born Alexander Spencer Meade) is a fictional character from the ABC dramedy series Ugly Betty, initially portrayed by Elizabeth Penn Payne (when she was listed in the credits as "Masked Lady") for the first twelve episodes of her appearance. Alexis was portrayed by Rebecca Romijn for the remainder of the series. Biography Alex Meade was a background presence in the series since its debut. The former editor-in-chief of Hudson magazine, he was believed dead by the world at large. His example as an editor was held over Daniel Meade's head by his father Bradford and his "death" cast a pall over the entire Meade family, contributing to his mother Claire's alcoholism. Alexis Meade appeared repeatedly since the first episode, swaddled in bandages. She had been conspiring with Wilhelmina Slater to take over MODE magazine from Daniel. She had also been actively trying to Alexis Meade implicate Bradford in the death of former MODE editor-in-chief Fey Sommers. Dialogue between Alexis and Wilhelmina fueled speculation the mysterious bandaged woman was actually Sommers. In the January 18, 2007 episode In or Out Daniel told Betty that Alex had been killed in a skiing accident. In the final moments of the episode, Wilhelmina told the mysterious bandaged woman, now out of her bandages, her "skiing accident" had done her a world of good, and called her "Alex Meade." The woman corrected Wilhelmina, advising her she was "Alexis" now. Alexis attended Fashion Week in the episode I'm Coming Out. After initially flirting with Daniel, she told him her true identity, explaining she had felt from a very young age that she was "in the wrong skin." This revelation put Daniel into a state of shock. Wilhelmina insinuated Alexis into the MODE "up and coming designers" fashion show. Following the show, Bradford began a speech but Alexis interrupted him, announcing her former identity as Alex moments before police arrested Bradford for the murder of Fey Sommers. Following Bradford's arrest, Alexis moved to consolidate her control of Meade Publications and tried to install Wilhelmina as editor-in-chief of MODE, but Daniel obtained an injunction to block her actions. At the instigation of Betty and their mother, Alexis and Daniel set aside their differences and formed a fragile détente. While Daniel always thought their father treated Alex like the golden child, Alexis informed him the real reason Bradford spent so much time taking part in characteristically masculine activities (the Boy Scouts and football games are mentioned) was to try to "cure" Alex's desire to be a woman. When Alex told his father he was going to undergo the sex change, his father said if he did, Alex would be cut off from the family forever and Bradford would rather have Alex dead. She also said the reason she didn't want to tell Daniel the truth was because she feared her brother "was just like Dad." Alexis later had a change of heart about Daniel; when Wilhelmina reminded her he is the enemy and should be fired in favor of Wilhelmina as Editor-in-Chief, Alexis told her she wouldn't fire him because he was her brother. That statement resulted in Wilhelmina ending their partnership and endeavoring to drive a wedge into their sibling relationship. Alexis was furious when she found out Daniel was having an affair with Grace Chin. After Bradford was released from jail and had Alexis fired, Claire Meade, the actual legal owner of MODE, appoints Daniel and Alexis as co-editors-in-chief in an effort to keep the Meade family from falling apart. But although Daniel makes some effort to share, it appears Alexis might still be trying to outdo Daniel even as they try to work together for the sake of the family. In the meantime, Wilhelmina bides her time and tries to sow chaos through fueling the siblings' enmity. Alexis was also hampered by Bradford's scheme to get rid of her, who plotted with Wilhelmina to pay off Rodrigo Veloso, a creative director at sister publication "MODE Brasil", to get her out of the United States by having him romance Alexis after she falls for him. Alexis later found out about Rodrigo's deal after she picked up his phone and overheard the conversation, prompting Alexis to dump him. After this Alexis' hatred of her father grew, leading her to call a hired hitman to see about getting rid of someone "...in her life." In the season one finale, an intoxicated Daniel stumbled into her office, his drug use out of control. As she was driving him to the hospital in their father's car, she realized the brakes had been cut and the car crashed. The season finale ended with them lying unconscious beside each other. At the beginning of season two Alexis was in a coma, waking at the end of the season premiere with partial retrograde amnesia, not remembering the past two years or becoming a woman. A few episodes later, while attending a dinner hosted by Bradford and Wilhelmina, she started to remember after witnessing an angry exchange between Bradford and Daniel, mirroring Bradford's own treatment of Alexis prior to her transition. In the weeks that followed, Bradford decided to bond with Alexis, which didn't sit well with Daniel, who he supected of taking advantage of her amnesia as a way to reestablish the father-son bond they had. This ended tragically with Bradford's fatal heart attack during his wedding to Wilhelmina. Before his death he asked the two to be civil and 7 Alexis Meade forgave them. But that union did not last long: after learning Bradford (in an unfinished taped will) left no clear successor for the CEO spot at Meade Publications, Alexis and Daniel resumed their competitive rivalry with a paintball contest. Unfortunately after Daniel tried to help a seemingly injured Alexis, she took his paintgun and shot him with it, making her the President/CEO of Meade Publications. Alexis, Daniel and Claire were also responsible for terminating Wilhelmina's job at MODE after learning of her attempt to manipulate the Meade family, especially her attempt to marry Bradford. However in the season two finale, after Wilhelmina returned to Mode through her plan involving Bradford's baby, Alexis made her Editor-in-Chief after Wilhelmina pointed out to her how easy running the magazine was, and how much easier it would be if Daniel left. But it turned out Wilhelmina may have used Alexis' friendship as a front in her quest to make MODE a priority over the other Meade publications. When Alexis announced she was going to help get Claire's Hot Flash off the ground, Wilhelmina tricked her into appearing on Alexis' favorite TV show "Live with Regis and Kelly", where she was sabotaged by the two hosts. After Claire scorned her for giving in to Wilhelmina by telling her that she was a puppet, Alexis finally came to her senses when Betty showed her a mock-up of MODE Daniel got by mistake. Alexis, more impressed with her brother's ideas than with Wilhelmina's (especially after seeing her version plummet in sales, along with fan letters from readers sent to Daniel) gave Daniel his former EiC job back, demoting Wilhelmina back to Creative Director. In the episode "Crime of Fashion" it was revealed Alexis pushed Christina, pregnant with Wilhelmina's child, down a flight of stairs. She told Betty she didn't mean to and she was so upset at Wilhelmina that she kept seeing her when she looked at Christina. At the end of the episode, Alexis turned herself into the police, but not before revealing to her mother that she, not Daniel, was the biological father of Daniel Jr. Following her arrest, in exchange for Wilhelmina's help in escaping prosecution for attempted murder, Alexis agreed to give 50% of her Meade Publications stock to Wilhelmina's unborn child and 50% to Daniel, causing ownership of the company to now be divided equally between the two. She then left New York City for an extended trip to France. Before departing, she promised Daniel she would try to connect with DJ and assured her mother she would always be in her life. It is also known that her mother Claire Meade and her maternal half-brother Tyler Meade-Hartley visited her in Paris in Season 4. Critical response Slate named the character as one of the reasons they were looking forward to the return of the show in fall 2007. Departure It was announced that in Season 3, the role of Alexis will be demoted from a regular character to a recurring character. Romijn stated she is unhappy with the direction the writers have given her character. Her exact words to the New York Post's Popwrap  were: "They made a tremendous amount of changes, especially with the writing staff [during the writers' strike]. And while I know I'll be coming back next season, with all the changes, I'm not sure they can take care of my character the way they have been. So I'll be leaving, back in a recurring capacity, but time for me to leave and find something else." E! Online's Kristin Dos Santos reported Alexis exited the show in Season 3 due to Romijn's pregnancy. 8 Alexis Meade 9 References  Patterson, Troy (September 21, 2007). "Oh, How We've Missed You!" (http:/ / www. slate. com/ id/ 2174389/ nav/ navoa/ #TheWireHBO). Slate magazine. Archived (http:/ / web. archive. org/ web/ 20071012174423/ http:/ / slate. com/ id/ 2174389/ nav/ navoa/ ) from the original on 12 October 2007. . Retrieved 2007-09-23.  http:/ / blogs. nypost. com/ popwrap/ archives/ 2008/ 04/ rebecca_romijn. html Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Theatrical release poster Directed by Jay Roach Produced by John S. Lyons Eric McLeod Demi Moore Mike Myers Jennifer Todd Suzanne Todd Written by Mike Myers Michael McCullers Based on Characters by Mike Myers Narrated by Tony Jay Starring Mike Myers Heather Graham Seth Green Robert Wagner Rob Lowe Will Ferrell Music by George S. Clinton Cinematography Ueli Steiger Editing by Debra Neil-Fisher Jon Poll Studio Eric's Boy Moving Pictures Team Todd Distributed by New Line Cinema (USA) Alliance Atlantis (Canada) Release date(s) 11 June 1999 Running time 95 minutes Country United States Language English German Budget $33 million Box office $312,016,858  Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 comedy film and the second film in the Austin Powers series. It is preceded by the original film, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and followed by Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). The film was directed by Jay Roach, co-written by Mike Myers and screenwriter Michael McCullers, and once again stars Myers as the title character. Myers also plays Dr. Evil and Fat Bastard. The film's title is a play on the 1977 Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me and contains plot elements from James Bond films, Diamonds Are Forever (Laser Gun Plot and Cloning), You Only Live Twice (Secret Volcano Base), Moonraker (Outer Space Ventures), The Man with the Golden Gun (Mini Me based on character Nick Nack) and On Her Majesty's Secret Service (opening sequence in which Vanessa Kensington dies). The film grossed around US$310 million in worldwide ticket sales, taking more money during its opening weekend than the entire box office proceeds of its predecessor. It was nominated at the 72nd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Makeup. Plot Austin Powers (Mike Myers) is still enjoying his honeymoon with his wife—the former Vanessa Kensington (Elizabeth Hurley). Unfortunately, something goes amiss, and it turns out that she is actually one of Dr. Evil’s kamikaze fembots who attempts to kill Austin after being malfunctioned by Austin's T.V. remote, but eventually self-destructs. He grieves briefly, but then proceeds to the lobby naked and celebrates being single again. (The celebration makes up the titles sequence.) Meanwhile NATO’s monitoring facility in Guam observes the return of Dr. Evil (also played by Mike Myers) and informs British intelligence. At Dr. Evil’s Seattle headquarters, Dr. Evil is presented with a one-eighth-size clone of himself (Verne Troyer) whom he calls Mini-Me. Dr. Evil unveils his latest evil plan—he has developed a "time machine" to go back to the sixties and steal Austin’s mojo, a fluid inside his testicles which is the source of Austin's incredible sexual prowess and appeal. Dr. Evil and Mini-Me go back to 1969 and meet up with a younger Number Two (Rob Lowe) and (a not-so-young) Frau Farbissina (Mindy Sterling). A disgruntled “Scottish Guard” with unusual eating habits called Fat Bastard (again, Mike Myers) has been hired to extract Austin’s mojo from his frozen body at the Ministry of Defence Cryo Chamber. British intelligence warns Austin that one of Dr Evil’s agents is after him, and during a photo shoot the wanton Ivana Humpalot (Kristen Johnston) seduces him, but at the last moment she admits to her orders and claims he is too sexy for her to go through with killing him. They then proceed to have sex in his bed. Unfortunately they do not get far before he discovers that he has lost his mojo, and is therefore impotent. The MOD learns that Dr. Evil has developed a time machine and sends Austin back to 1969 with its own time travel device, in a convertible Volkswagen New Beetle painted with 1960s LSD-themed colours. Austin arrives back at a party in his London pad and with the assistance of a CIA agent, Felicity Shagwell (Heather Graham), escapes another assassination attempt by two of Dr. Evil’s operatives. However, the two of them are chased by Mustafa (Will Ferrell), yet another of Dr. Evil's henchmen, and when caught he reveals the existence of a secret volcano lair (due to an inability to withhold the answer when asked the same question three times), but is prevented from divulging its location because of Mini-Me shooting him in the neck with a dart. After examining photographs from the crime scene at MOD headquarters, Austin identifies Fat Bastard as the perpetrator of the theft of his mojo. At Dr. Evil’s secret volcano lair, Fat Bastard arrives with Austin’s mojo. Dr. Evil drinks some of it and engages in some “private time” with Frau Farbissina. This results in an awkward “sometime after” situation when Frau reveals that she is “late.” However, at the same moment Scott (Seth Green), Dr. Evil's son, arrives through the time portal. Dr. Evil announces his latest plan: to hold the United States — and the whole world — ransom by threatening to destroy Washington D.C., and then additional major cities each hour, using a giant "laser" on the moon. 10 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me In London, Austin and Felicity get to know each other, and when Felicity tries to have sex with Austin, he regretfully turns her down because of his lost mojo. Under MOD instructions to implant a homing device into Fat Bastard, Felicity seduces him, allowing her to plant it in his buttocks. Unfortunately, Fat Bastard forces it out of his bowels into a Paddington Station toilet, but a stool sample (which Austin accidentally drinks, mistaking it for coffee) from the scene is analyzed to reveal traces of a rare vegetable that only grows on one Caribbean island. Austin and Felicity arrive on the island, but are immediately apprehended. They are put in a cell with a single guard who is overcome when Felicity shows off her breasts. Dr. Evil and Mini-Me leave for the moon to install the giant laser and are followed by Austin and Felicity, who hitch a ride on Apollo 11. In Dr. Evil’s moon base, Austin battles with Mini-Me, eventually flushing him into space. As Austin confronts Dr. Evil, Dr. Evil gives him a choice: save Felicity or the world. Felicity is locked in a chamber with poison gas. She tells him to save the world and he succeeds in doing so by kicking Frau, diverting it and saving Washington D.C. Unfortunately, Felicity is killed by the poison gas. He chases Dr. Evil and shoots him in the leg. Before Austin kills him however, Dr. Evil tells him he could use the "time machine" to go back in time to save Felicity and the world. Austin does and travels backwards ten minutes and meets up with himself to save both the world and Felicity. Foiled again, Dr. Evil initiates the self-destruction mechanism of the moon base and escapes in his rocket after throwing the bottle of Austin's mojo in the air. Both Austins try to catch it but bump into each other and it crashes on the floor, destroying his mojo. However, Felicity points out that all the things he has done show that he never really lost his mojo in the first place. With seconds to spare they escape through the time portal back to 1999. Back at Austin's Pad, Fat Bastard makes another attempt to assassinate Austin, but Felicity distracts him by asking him is he happy. After an emotional moment, he is snapped back into reality and Felicity disarms him and kicks him in the "Mommy and Daddy Button". Afterwards, they (along with many other people) have a party. Meanwhile, Dr. Evil recovers Mini-Me from space and once again vows to "get" Austin Powers. Later, on Jerry Springer, Scott learns he was not created in a test tube but is actually the love child of Dr. Evil and Frau Farbissina. During the credits, Austin is seen returning to his pad, only to hear Felicity having sex with another man. When he enters the room, he discovers that it is in fact the past Austin, who makes the claim that since he and Austin are the same person, it's not cheating. Austin, of course, forgives Felicity ("I can't blame you, Felicity, I mean... the man is handsome, baby!") As he discovers he's got his mojo back, both Austins then make their move on Felicity as the clip fades to the credits. Cast • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Mike Myers as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Fat Bastard Heather Graham as Felicity Shagwell Michael York as Basil Exposition Robert Wagner as Number 2 Rob Lowe as Young Number 2 Mindy Sterling as Frau Farbissina Seth Green as Scott Evil Verne Troyer as Mini-Me Elizabeth Hurley as Vanessa Kensington Gia Carides as Robin Spitz Swallows Will Ferrell as Mustafa Oliver Muirhead as British Colonel Clint Howard as Johnson Ritter Kristen Johnston as Ivana Humpalot 11 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Kevin Durand as Bazooka Marksman Joe Jeff Garlin as Cyclops Jennifer Coolidge as Woman at Football Game John Mahon as NATO Colonel Michael McDonald as NATO Soldier Burt Bacharach as Himself Elvis Costello as Himself Jerry Springer (cameo appearance) as Himself Steve Wilkos (cameo appearance) as Himself Rebecca Romijn as Herself Woody Harrelson as Himself Fred Willard as Mission Commander Tim Robbins as The President, would be Richard Nixon in 1969 J.P. Manoux (deleted scenes) as French Bellhop Mitch Rouse (uncredited) as Himself Tony Jay (uncredited) as Voice of Narrator Willie Nelson as Himself Production Title censorship When the film was released, the title proved controversial in the United Kingdom, where the word shag is used to refer to sexual intercourse. In the UK, two sets of TV adverts for the film existed, for showing before and after the watershed. The former was designed to air during daytime hours and only gave part of the title, (Austin Powers: The Spy Who—), before cutting off with one of a range of slightly suggestive scenes from the film, such as Austin squeezing out the contents of a massage oil bottle. The post watershed adverts, aired later in the evening, gave the full title. There were also two variations of the posters; one of them asterisked out the middle of the offending word or had named the film as Austin Powers 2. Singapore briefly forced a title change to The Spy Who Shioked Me (shioked means “treated nicely”). In Finland the film was called Agentti joka tuuppasi minua (The spy who bumped me), in China The Spy Who Liked Me a Lot. The Italian version was titled La spia che ci provava, which can be roughly translated as The spy who tried to seduce, but in a slightly more provocative way. In Brazil, it was named as Austin Powers - O Agente Bond Cama, roughly translated as The Spy Good in Bed (a gag with the pronunciation of James Bond's last name, which can be interpreted as "bom de", meaning "good at something"). Not all countries translated the title into something less raunchy. The Norwegian title of the movie is Spionen som spermet meg, which is a slightly dirtier way of saying “The Spy Who Ejaculated on Me”. In Quebec, the title is "Austin Powers: Agent 00sexe" (Austin Powers: Agent 00sex). The German title is "Spion in geheimer Missionarsstellung", roughly translatable to "Spy on a secret missionary position" - "In geheimer Mission" ("On a secret Mission") was the German title of the TV-series original of Mission: Impossible. 12 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Deleted scenes As with the first film, the international release of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me differs from its North American releases, as it includes scenes omitted in the North American version. Many of these scenes are accessible on the Region 1 DVD. Cultural references • A picture of a shark with a laser beam on its head is found by the condiments table. This is a reference to Dr. Evil's demand for "sharks with frickin' laser beams on their heads" in the first film. • When Dr. Evil tells his son Scott to "Zip it", he says, "Look, I'm Zippi Longstockings!!" He also sings "Zip It" to the tune of Devo's "Whip It". • Dr. Evil calls the laser on the moon a "Death Star" a reference from Star Wars. Scott laughs at this and replies to Dr. Evil's questioning with "Nothing, Darth", a reference to Darth Vader. • When Fat Bastard first makes threats to eat Mini Me, he sings the "Chili's (Welcome to Chili's!)" advertising jingle. • In the scene when Mustafa attacks Austin and Felicity, he brandishes a large knife and cries "Daktari!" "Daktari" is the Swahili word for doctor and is either a reference to the 1960s children's TV series, Daktari, or a battle cry adopted by Mustafa for his employer, Dr. Evil, or both. Because the fez-wearing Mustafa is presumably of North African origin, it is odd that he would use the Swahili word for doctor instead of the Arabic word, ﻃﺒﻴﺐtabiyb. • Dr. Evil's Base in the moon is divided in two units: Moon Unit Alpha and Moon Unit Zappa - the latter being the name of Frank Zappa's daughter, Moon Unit Zappa. • Dr. Evil names his moon-based laser after the Progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project. Correspondingly, in 1999, Alan Parsons released an album entitled The Time Machine, which featured a bonus track titled "Dr. Evil Edit" featuring Mike Myers. • When Dr. Evil threatens the 1969 U.S. government with his laser, he uses the White House explosion scene from the Independence Day film trailer to demonstrate its destructive capabilities. • When the president and his cabinet laugh at Dr. Evil's demands of $100 billion, Dr. Evil responds with the line, "Show me the money!", which is from the 1996 film Jerry Maguire. • The scene of Austin and Felicity leaving for the moon uses rocket launch scenes from Apollo 13. • Before Austin and Felicity make their escape back to 1999, Felicity tells Austin she wants to experience the 1970s and 1980s. Austin tells her there is nothing to see in those eras except "a gas shortage and A Flock of Seagulls" (the former being the 1973 oil crisis and the latter being either the 1980s New Wave band or Richard Bach's Jonathan Livingston Seagull book and film, a strong cultural meme in the mid-1970s). • When Dr. Evil's chair on the moon experiences a malfunction giving it an apparent mind of its own, he quotes from the 1973 film The Exorcist, with "I need an old Priest and a young Priest" followed by "The power of Christ compels you!" and much violence to the chair. • The film has many references to the James Bond franchise, for example the hotel in which Powers is staying in during the opening credits has a sign for Casino Royale. But especially the James Bond films You Only Live Twice and Moonraker. As well as the title being a parody of The Spy Who Loved Me. • When Dr. Evil's assassin tries to kill Austin Powers in a 1969 club he sees her accomplice's reflection by looking into her eyes. This is a reference to the James Bond film Goldfinger, and Thunderball, in which Bond does the same thing. • When Austin travels back in time he uses a Volkswagen New Beetle to travel back in time just like Marty McFly did with a Delorean DMC-12 in the "Back to the Future Trilogy" • In the scene where Felicity and Austin defeat Mustafa, Austin questions him about who sent him, and he tells him to "kiss his ass" twice, but immediately answers the next time. This is a comment on how in many spy films villains who insist that they will never reveal who sent them end up opening up quite easily. 13 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 14 • Austin & Felicity approach Dr Evil's hollowed out volcano hideout in a yellow submarine, a reference to the Beatles 1966 song "Yellow Submarine" and/or the 1968 Yellow Submarine animation movie based on the song. • The scene in which Dr. Evil and Mini Me are playing the piano singing "Just the two of us" is similar to the scene from "The Island of Doctor Moreau", where Moreau and Majai play a piano . Soundtrack Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Soundtrack album by Various Artists Released 1 June 1999 Recorded August 1998 - May 1999 Genre Rock, pop Length 40:41 Label Maverick Austin Powers series chronology Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery (1997) Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) Austin Powers In Goldmember (2002) Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating  Allmusic More Music From the Motion Picture Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Soundtrack album by Various Artists Released 26 October 1999 Genre Rock, pop Length 45:20 Label Maverick Austin Powers series chronology Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers In Goldmember (1997) (1999) (2002) The movie's soundtrack contains the 1999 smash hit "Beautiful Stranger" by Madonna. The song won a Grammy in 2000. Mike Myers appears as Austin Powers in the video, directed by Brett Ratner. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Dr. Evil also sings a parody of Will Smith's popular 1997 cover of the Grover Washington, Jr. classic "Just the Two of Us", referring in this case to his clone Mini-Me. Track listing 1. "Beautiful Stranger" - Madonna 2. "My Generation" - The Who (live at BBC) 3. "Draggin' the Line" - R.E.M. 4. "American Woman" - Lenny Kravitz 5. "Word Up!" - Melanie B (credited as Melanie G) 6. "Just The Two Of Us (Dr. Evil Mix)" - Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) 7. "Espionage" - Green Day 8. "Time of the Season" - Big Blue Missile/Scott Weiland 9. "Buggin'" - The Flaming Lips 10. "Alright" - The Lucy Nation 11. "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" - Burt Bacharach/Elvis Costello 12. "Soul Bossa Nova (Dim's Space-A-Nova)" - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra The soundtrack sold over 1 million copies in the USA and was certified Platinum. A second soundtrack was also released, entitled More Music From the Motion Picture. More Music track listing 1. "Austin Meets Felicity" - Film Dialogue 2. "Am I Sexy?" - Lords of Acid 3. "I'm a Believer" - The Monkees 4. "Magic Carpet Ride" - Steppenwolf 5. "American Woman" - The Guess Who 6. "Get The Girl" - The Bangles 7. "Bachelord Pad" (FPM Edit) - Fantastic Plastic Machine 8. "Let's Get It On" - Marvin Gaye 9. "Crash!" - Propellerheads 10. "Time of the Season" - The Zombies 11. "Dr. Evil" - They Might Be Giants 12. "The Austin Powers Shagaphonic Medley" - George S. Clinton 13. "Beautiful Stranger" (Calderone Radio Mix) - Madonna In addition, a score album featuring cues from both George S. Clinton scores (tracks 1-7 from the first film, track 8 an arrangement of Quincy Jones's "Soul Bossa Nova," and tracks 9-16 from the second) was released. 1. Cartage/Following/Virtucon 2. Opening/Norad/Evacuation 3. Vanessa's Theme 4. Evil Plot/Steamroller/Mutant Sea Bass 5. Danger March 6. Hit & Run/Heroic Austin 7. Probe/Fembots/Evil Orbit 8. Soul Bossa Nova 9. I'm Back/Mini-Me/Time Portal 10. Monkey Man 11. The Shagga-Nova 15 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 16 Evil Island/Inside Out Felicity's Theme Laser Model Chess Blast Off/Fat Bastard/Prisoners Swinger Landing/10 Minutes Ago/Gonna Blow/Time Portal Reprise Reception Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Allmusic  The film received mixed reviews from critics, earning a score of 51% on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 59 out of 100 on Metacritic. American Film Institute recognition: • AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes and Villains: • Dr. Evil - Nominated Villain Box office The Spy who Shagged Me had a strong box opening at No.1 References  Natale, Richard (14 June 1999). "Feelin' Pretty Groovy: 'Austin Powers,' the Spy Who's No. 1" (http:/ / articles. latimes. com/ 1999/ jun/ 14/ entertainment/ ca-46313). The Los Angeles Times. . Retrieved 2010-11-05.  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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me External links • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0145660/) at the Internet Movie Database • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/v180002) at AllRovi • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=austinpowers2.htm) at Box Office Mojo • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ austin_powers_the_spy_who_shagged_me/) at Rotten Tomatoes 17 Chuck (season 5) 18 Chuck (season 5) DVD box cover Country of origin United States No. of episodes 13 Broadcast Original channel NBC Original run October 28, 2011 – January 27, 2012 The fifth and final season of the American action-comedy television series Chuck was announced on May 13, 2011. It included 13 episodes. The season premiered on October 28, 2011 and concluded January 27, 2012 with a two-hour finale. Continuing from the eponymous cliffhanger ending of the fourth season finale, "Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger", the fifth season featured the series returning to its roots. With their new-found wealth, Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Sarah Bartowski (Yvonne Strahovski) own the fictional big-box store Buy More, as well as their new freelance spy organization, Carmichael Industries, which includes John Casey (Adam Baldwin) and Morgan Grimes (Joshua Gomez). Meanwhile, Morgan acts as the human possessor of the government database known as the Intersect, and Chuck is forced to act as Morgan's protector in the same way that Sarah and Casey were to Chuck in past seasons. Production Series co-creators Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak expressed a desire to produce a fifth season of Chuck as early as March 2011, when it was revealed that the fourth season finale would be titled "Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger". Fedak later confirmed that the episode, as the title suggests, would have a cliffhanger ending leading into the fifth season. Despite a drastic decline in viewership, the series was renewed for a fifth and final season of 13 episodes on May 13, 2011. The season was scheduled to premiere October 21, 2011 and mark the transition of the series' timeslot from Monday nights to Friday nights at 8/7c, before being rescheduled to one week later, October 28. It was announced on September 8, 2011, that series star Zachary Levi would direct the fifth episode of the season. Levi had previously directed an episode each in the third and fourth seasons. Chuck (season 5) 19 Cast Series stars Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, and Adam Baldwin all expressed an interest to reprise their roles of former Special Agents Charles "Chuck" and Sarah Bartowski, and Colonel John Casey, and an interview with Ryan McPartlin about the future of the series suggested he would also return as Dr. Devon "Captain Awesome" Woodcomb. Chris Fedak later confirmed that Joshua Gomez would reprise his role of Morgan Grimes. The big-box store Buy More, which Chuck purchased in the fourth season finale, is also featured in the fifth season, with Mark Christopher Lawrence, Scott Krinsky, and Vik Sahay reprising their roles as Michael "Big Mike" Tucker, Jeffrey "Jeff" Barnes, and Lester Patel, respectively. It was confirmed at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con International that Sarah Lancaster would also reprise her role as Dr. Eleanor "Ellie" Bartowski Woodcomb. Morgan Grimes, who is portrayed by Joshua Gomez (pictured), had new John Casey was given a romantic interest in Gertrude Verbanski, the head of importance as the human Intersect in  Carmichael Industries' biggest spy competition, Verbanski Corp., said by Fedak this season. to be "the best spy company in the world". It was later announced that The Matrix actress Carrie-Anne Moss would play Verbanski. At Comic-Con, Fedak revealed his desire for Linda Hamilton to return as Mary Elizabeth Bartowski. It was later confirmed that she would appear in the final episode. Brandon Routh returned to the series as Daniel Shaw, a villain that the team had previously defeated. Angus Macfadyen appeared in the final four episodes as the series' final recurring villain, Nicholas Quinn. Other recurring cast members include Bonita Friedericy as Brigadier General Diane Beckman, the head of the NSA and an ally to Carmichael Industries, Mekenna Melvin as Alex McHugh, Casey's daughter and Morgan's girlfriend, and Richard Burgi as Clyde Decker, a CIA agent involved in a rogue operation to take down Chuck. It was confirmed at the Comic-Con panel that Star Wars actor Mark Hamill would play a villain in the fifth season premiere. Comedian Craig Kilborn also appeared in the season premiere as Roger Bale, a dangerous man who steals money from other dangerous villains. Lost's Jeff Fahey and Smallville's Justin Hartley guest starred in the season's second episode, as Karl Sneijder, "the president and CEO of diamond giant Natal Jewelers," and his kidnapped brother Wesley, respectively. The fourth episode featured The Office's David Koechner and The Shield's Catherine Dent as Crazy Bob, "a jolly Buy More manager," and Jane Robertson, another Buy More manager and "a close friend of Bob's," respectively. The two cross paths with Chuck and Sarah at the company’s Employee of the Year Convention. The fifth episode featured a cameo appearance by Community's Danny Pudi. The sixth episode featured Rebecca Romijn as Robin Cunnings, a cold, cunning CIA agent known for her abrasive interrogation technique who is a member of a rogue group which tries to frame Chuck. Stan Lee portrayed himself in the seventh episode, encountering Chuck "in the most unexpected of places." The eighth episode featured Cheryl Ladd as Emma, Sarah's mother, and Tim DeKay as Kieran Ryker, Sarah's former handler. The tenth episode featured Bo Derek as herself. Mark Pellegrino returned in the final episode as a FULCRUM agent. Fedak has stated that the writers intended to include various guest stars from past episodes in cameo appearances in the finale, but that it was not possible to include them all. Chuck (season 5) 20 Episodes No. in series No. in season Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code U.S. viewers (million) 79 1 "Chuck Versus the Zoom" Robert Duncan McNeill Chris Fedak & Nicholas October 28, 2011 3X6751  3.42 Wootton After Carmichael Industries' first mission–to recover a stolen vase from a vicious thief (Mark Hamill)–goes slightly awry, Chuck and the team go up against Roger Bale (Craig Kilborn), a man who steals secrets from other villains. Meanwhile, Chuck attempts to buy a new house for Sarah, and Decker (Richard Burgi) continues to hunt the team. 80 2 "Chuck Versus the Bearded Patrick Norris Lauren LeFranc & Rafe Judkins November 4, 2011 3X6752  3.08 Bandit" Chuck and the team take the case of a man (Jeff Fahey) whose brother (Justin Hartley) has been kidnapped, but soon realize that things may not exactly be as they seem. Meanwhile, Gertrude Verbanski (Carrie-Anne Moss), a rival spy, attempts to woo Sarah away from Carmichael Industries. 81 3 "Chuck Versus the Frosted Paul Marks Phil Klemmer November 11, 2011 3X6753  3.13 Tips" Carmichael Industries attempts to track down a wanted fugitive while Casey reunites once again with Verbanski (Carrie-Anne Moss). Captain Awesome begins paternity leave with Baby Clara and, when it’s not quite as exciting as he expected, he is led to the Buy More. 82 4 "Chuck Versus the Business Trip" Allan Kroeker Kristin Newman November 18, 2011 3X6754  3.11 At the Buy More Employee of the Year Convention, Chuck and Sarah cross paths with two Buy More managers (David Koechner and Catherine Dent). Meanwhile, Chuck pretends to be Morgan in order to catch an assassin code-named Viper tasked with destroying the new Intersect. 83 5 "Chuck Versus the Hack Off" Zachary Levi Craig DiGregorio December 9, 2011 3X6755  3.66 The team must turn to Verbanski (Carrie-Anne Moss) when they need help tracking a virus, forcing Casey to confront her once again. Meanwhile, Lester and Jeff's relationship is threatened by the arrival of a new employee (Danny Pudi) at the Buy More. Chuck revisits his past as a computer hacker. 84 6 "Chuck Versus the Curse" Michael Schultz Alex Katsnelson December 16, 2011 3X6756  3.22 Chuck is framed for the crime of the century by a group of rogue CIA agents. One such agent is the cold and calculating Robin Cunnings (Rebecca Romijn), who is widely known for her torture techniques. Ellie and Awesome go on a date that quickly turns into a night full of action after a case of mistaken-identity. 85 7 "Chuck Versus the Santa Suit" Peter Lauer Amanda Kate Shuman December 23, 2011 3X6757  3.42 Chuck and Sarah discover that the identity of the person trying to take down Carmichael Industries is Daniel Shaw (Brandon Routh). He escapes from prison, kidnaps Sarah, and holds her hostage in Castle in order to force Chuck to steal the Intersect 3.0 from the CIA. Chuck must face Shaw alone without the aid of the intersect. 86 8 "Chuck Versus Matt Barber the Baby" Rafe Judkins & December 30, 2011 3X6758 Lauren LeFranc  3.18 A chilling message from Shaw forces Sarah must revisit her past in Budapest when she fears her original handler (Tim DeKay) will try to harm her mother (Cheryl Ladd). 87 9 "Chuck Versus the Kept Man" Fred Toye Craig DiGregorio & Phil Klemmer January 6, 2012 3X6759  3.26 Chuck and Sarah try to determine the future of Carmichael Industries. Verbanski hires Casey and the team to go on a mission in South Beach. After an armament deal goes astray, can Carmichael Industries save their client? Jeff and Lester investigate an irregularity at the Buy More. Chuck (season 5) 88 21 10 "Chuck Versus Bo" Jeremiah Chechik Kristin Newman January 13, 2012 3X6760  3.17 Morgan's intersect past causes Chuck and team run into Bo Derek on their final mission in Vail before leaving the spy business. However, former CIA agent Nicholas Quinn (Angus Macfadyen) has other plans. Jeff and Lester continue their investigation at the Buy More. Quinn captures Chuck and set a trap for Sarah and Casey. 89 11 "Chuck Versus the Bullet Buzz Feitshans IV Nicholas Wootton January 20, 2012 3X6761  3.84 Train" Quinn smuggles the captured Chuck to Japan. Casey must make a difficult decision while Chuck and Sarah encounter Quinn on a Japanese bullet train. Sarah tell Chuck she is the intersect, Chuck realizes Sarah's version is a defective as Morgans was. Quinn's agents take Alex hostage but can Jeff and Lester save the day? 90 12 "Chuck Versus Sarah" Jay Chandrasekhar Rafe Judkins & Lauren LeFranc January 27, 2012 3X6762  4.10 Sarah who's under the control of Quinn is allowed to return, but with a secret. Ellie and Awesome get the opportunity of a lifetime by being offered jobs in Chicago. Chuck decides the Intersect must be destroyed and leads his team to the Government building. Sarah goes rogue and strands the team inside before blowing the building. Realizing Chuck switched glasses, Sarah threatens Ellie's life, 91 13 "Chuck Versus the Goodbye" Robert Duncan McNeill Chris Fedak January 27, 2012 3X6763  4.31 Chuck's friends and family band together to take down Quinn. Sarah realizes that Chuck was telling the truth about their relationship, but believes she has to move on, as she can't remember any of her feelings for Chuck. Chuck offers his services for a final mission to take down Quinn and recover the final pieces of the remaining Intersect. Ellie informs Chuck that the Intersect can be used to reprogram Sarah's memories. Sarah and Chuck soon discover that General Beckman has the final key for the Intersect, but Quinn beats them there and plants a bomb under General Beckman's chair that will detonate if Beckman leaves her chair or the music ends. Morgan, Jeff, and Lester save the day, as Jeffster! plays A-ha's "Take On Me". Sarah apprehends Quinn and kills him, recovering the Intersect. However, Chuck has no choice but to upload the Intersect to defuse the bomb. In the process, Sarah remembers that a pornographic computer virus can be used to destroy the computer and stop the bomb, as it did in the pilot episode. After the final mission, the gang says its goodbyes. Beckman offers Chuck, Sarah, and Casey a job at the CIA, which they turn down. Casey hugs Chuck goodbye and leaves. Sarah also tells Chuck that she will leave to find herself. Casey tells Alex and Morgan that he is leaving to be with Verbanski. Alex and Morgan tell Casey that they are moving in together, which he approves of. Ellie and Awesome pack up their belongings for their move to Chicago, as Chuck reassures them. He leaves dejectedly, before Morgan gives him a pep talk to pursue the girl of his dreams and follow his heart. His instincts take him to the beach where he met Sarah at the end of his first mission. Sarah asks him to tell him their story, and he does in flashbacks. Finally, Chuck mentions Morgan's theory that a kiss will bring back Sarah's memories. Sarah looks back at him, and asks Chuck to kiss her. As they kiss, the scene fades back into black, which marks the end of the series. Home media release Chuck: The Complete Fifth Season Set details Special features • 13 Episodes • • 3-Disc Set • • English Subtitles: English, Spanish, French • • • • • • • • Sandwiches and Superfans: The Saving of a Show: A tribute to the World's Greatest Fans Chuck Versus the Final Episode: An Emotional Visit Behind the Scenes Scoring the World of Chuck: The Mind Behind the Music Chuck: The Beginnings: The Flash That Launched a Hit Show Chuck: Through the Years: The Journey from Nerd to Spy Goodbye, Buy More: Time-Lapse Teardown of the Set Exclusive Buy More Commercials Extended Version of Series Finale Chuck: The Future: Cast and Producers' Predictions Chuck (season 5) 22 Audio commentaries on "Chuck Versus Sarah" and "Chuck Versus the Goodbye" by Zachary Levi, Joshua Gomez, Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak • Declassified Scenes • Gag Reel • Release dates United States Canada May 8,  2012 United Kingdom October 15, 2012 Australia New Japan Zealand August 8,  2012 TBA References  Ausiello, Michael (2011-03-15). 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