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Chuck’s House was the home of Chuck McGill and formerly his ex-wife Rebecca Bois.

History

Season 1

Jimmy visits Chuck to try to convince him to buy out of HHM. Chuck argues that he will get better and be able to go back to work. ("Uno")

After getting really drunk, Jimmy crashes on Chuck's couch but forgets to ground himself. Chuck takes Jimmy's phone out of his pants' pocket and tosses it into the lawn. Chuck finds the hospital bill for the broken legs of the twins and Jimmy tries to convince him that he did it for a good reason. ("Mijo")

Jimmy tells Chuck that he been getting more clients and that he's learned that following the rules works. However, Chuck realizes that the Albuquerque newspaper is missing and becomes suspicious that Jimmy is up to something. Chuck leaves the house in his space blanket to get the paper and when he gets back he see's the article of Jimmy saving the construction worker. ("Hero")

The cops arrive at Chuck's house and kick down the door when Chuck will not let them in. It is later told by Chuck in the hospital that the officers tasered him. ("Alpine Shepherd Boy")

Jimmy and Chuck meet with the attornies from Schweikart & Cokely to discuss the Sandpiper case. ("RICO")

Season 2

While Chuck is playing the piano Howard stops by and delivers a grocery and tells him that Jimmy was hired by Davis & Main. When Ernesto drops off groceries he sees Chuck in his space blanket. ("Cobbler")

Jimmy marches to the door with determination. He notices he forgot to remove his electronics and heads toward the mailbox reluctantly. He pounds on the door but Chuck doesn’t answer so Jimmy uses the key. When he walks in he finds Chuck wrapped in his space blanket on the couch. Chuck refuses to go to the hospital but he’s suffering so Jimmy puts an extra layer around him and sits in a chair. ("Gloves Off")

While Chuck is working on Mesa Verde filing Howard drops by to tell him that HHM my lose Mesa Verde to Kim. Chuck is flustered by the news that she’s combining her resources with Jimmy comparing him with Svengali. Jimmy come to check on Chuck after being summoned by Ernesto, who was worried he wasn’t getting better. And again Jimmy finds him on the couch in his space blanket. ("Fifi")

Chuck comes downstairs and finds Howard waiting for him. Jimmy watches them drive off from the park across the street, then he proceeds to run into the house with a stack of files. When Chuck gets home, he frantically sifts through the paperwork and find that all the files contain the 1261 address that he notices Jimmy’s complicity. When Jimmy and Kim stop over Jimmy sees the key doesn’t work so Ernesto opens the door and tells them Chuck changed the locks. When they enter Chuck is sitting in the living room. Chuck accuses Jimmy of sabotaging him. ("Nailed")

Jimmy is shocked to see Chuck has lined the living room walls and ceiling with metal sheets. ("Klick")

Following Jimmy’s confession Chuck hides the tape recorders a desk drawer. Jimmy and Chuck remove the metal sheets from the walls. When Ernesto visits and brings new batteries for the tape recorder Chuck pretends not to be able to change them due to his EHS condition so he has Ernesto do it. When Ernesto’s done the recorder play a small part of Jimmy’s confession, it appears that Chuck forgot turn off the play button. ("Mabel")

Chuck hired Dave Brightbill as his private investigator While Chuck is preparing a cup of tea and checking all the locks on the doors Dave is playing solitaire. After turning off the lantern light Chuck looks outside. One day Howard sneaks over a couple walls to be lead to the back door. Chuck reveals to him that he squealed Jimmy’s confession tape to Ernesto. He knows that Jimmy would be annoyed about that and predicts he’ll break into the house and steal the tape. An angry Jimmy shows up at that very moment and kicks down the door in broad daylight. He tears the tape in Chucks face. ("Witness")

Season 3

Chuck and Jimmy after the break-in

Chuck engineers a scenario in which Jimmy learns of the tape's existence, and hires a private investigator to stay in the house with him in anticipation of Jimmy breaking in to destroy the tape. Chuck, his P.I., and Howard Hamlin are present when Jimmy breaks down Chuck's door, pries open his desk, and rips the cassette apart with his bare hands. After Jimmy realizes he has played into Chuck's trap, he allows himself to be arrested for breaking and entering. As he sits outside the house before the police arrive, Jimmy predicts that Chuck will eventually be overcome by his EHS and will die with no one to care for him.("Witness")("Sunk Costs")

Chuck's house catches fire

After his EHS is revealed to be psychosomatic during Jimmy's bar hearing, Chuck takes steps to overcome his delusion and begins using electronic devices inside the house. However, after HHM's insurer learns of Chuck's mental illness and threatens to raise the premiums of each of the firm's practicing attorneys, Howard is forced to remove Chuck as partner. This and a final encounter with Jimmy cause Chuck to relapse into his EHS delusion, resulting in him tearing the house's interior apart and destroying the meter outside to completely get rid of all sources of electricity. Chuck ultimately commits suicide by knocking over a gas lantern and causing the house to catch fire.("Fall")("Lantern")

Season 4

The aftermath

After getting a call from Howard, Jimmy and Kim rush to Chuck's house to find it a burned ruin, with Chuck's body being driven away in a coroner's van. After seeing all the appliances in the backyard, Jimmy realizes that Chuck relapsed into his EHS delusion before his death. Howard later acknowledges Chuck's forced exit from HHM as the likely cause for his demise. ("Smoke")

Under the conditions of Chuck's will, Rebecca is left with the property, which Howard intends to liquidate as the estate's executor. They offer to allow Jimmy to search the ruins for surviving keepsakes. Howard mentions that the garage remains largely intact, save for some water damage. Kim tells Howard that Jimmy wants nothing from the house. ("Breathe")

Trivia

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  • The McGill Residence is in the same neighborhood as Jesse's house, about two minutes walk from each other.
  • For some reason on Huell Babineaux's arrest report, his address is also listed as "215 San Cristobal Ln" ("Coushatta")


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