In episode 3 of the fourth season of “Barry,” titled “You’re Charming,” the operation that Cristobal masterminded with the Chinese and Guatemalans turns out to be successful. Meanwhile, Hank hires the help of El Toro, a new character introduced in this season, to assassinate Barry. The episode is filled with action and twists that leave the audience in shock.
The episode begins with the announcement of the success of the sand operation that Cristobal had planned with the Chinese and Guatemalans. Hank has hired El Toro, who sends his two best men, Chuy Flores and Nestor, to take out Barry. Gene and Tom Passarro sit with DA James Buckner in his office, where Buckner informs them that Barry is being released for a deal with the FBI.
Barry is informed that Sally will have to completely give up her old life to join him in protection, and he is confident she will agree. Lon O’Neill, the Vanity Fair writer, visits Barry and tells him what Gene had disclosed about “Barry’s life.” When Barry senses it could vitiate his deal; he angrily asks Lon to tell Gene to keep his mouth shut.
Sally starts taking Gene’s classes and is surprised when the students sympathize with her. Meanwhile, Fuches tries to recruit two men as the Raven, but Hank informs him of the hit and tells him to keep his mouth shut.
Gene and Tom clumsily break into Lon’s house, where Lon’s wife catches them. She recognizes Gene, and he distracts her while Tom beats up Lon. Kristen, one of the students, asks Sally for help with a big job she just booked and called Sally “unhinged” but “the only one who has gotten something out of her.”
Barry calls Hank and asks him to place a hit on Gene, but Hank refuses. Gene reaches Jim’s house and confesses he got “stage fever” while talking to Lon. Jim assures Gene, “Lon will not talk for long.” Fuchs has a change of heart and reports that Barry will be killed that day in special housing. No one listens to him, and he is taken to solitary.
Barry has a meeting with Agent Curtis, who will oversee rehabilitating him. While he is talking, Barry notices a nervous agent behind him who keeps looking up and instantly recognizes that the man is there to kill him, and the Agents realize he is not one of theirs. The man tries to do it but severs his fingers.
A gun peeks from the roof above and shoots everyone dead with immense precision, leaving only Barry alive. He can shield himself and shoot the assassin dead with a gun lying next to him. When the backup arrives in the room, Barry is gone.
Episode 3 of Season 4 is full of action and suspense. The writers have surprised the audience at every turn of the road until now. The episode ends with a shootout that defies logic and the confines of convention, leaving the audience in shock.
Q: Who plays El Toro in Season 4?
A: El Toro is played by the legendary Guillermo del Toro.
Q: What is the sand operation in Season 4?
A: The sand operation is a scheme masterminded by Cristobal with the Chinese and the Guatemalans to smuggle sand into the US.
Q: Who does Lon visit in Season 4, Episode 3?
A: Lon visits Barry and tells him what Gene told him about his life.
Q: What does Jim do after Lon outs Gene to him in Season 4 Episode 3?
A: Jim decides to talk to Lon, and later Gene confesses to him that he got stage fever while talking to Lon.
Q: What is Sally’s expertise in Season 4 Episode 3?
A: Sally shows her expertise in the acting class by bringing out an authentic emotion from a student, Kristen, using the same technique Gene used in season 1.
Q: What happens in the shootout in Season 4 Episode 3?
A: A gun peeks from the roof above and shoots everyone dead with immense precision, leaving only Barry alive. He can shield himself and shoot the assassin dead with a gun lying next to him. When the backup arrives in the room, Barry is gone.
Q: Is Fuches successfully warning Barry about the hit on him in Season 4, Episode 3?
A: No, listen to Fuches when he reports that Barry will be killed that day in particular housing, and he is taken to solitary.