Chuck (2007–2012)

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When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down.

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Series cast summary:
 Chuck Bartowski (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Sarah Walker (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Morgan Grimes (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Lester Patel (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Jeff Barnes (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Ellie Bartowski (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 John Casey (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb / ... (88 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Big Mike (87 episodes, 2007-2012)
 General Diane Beckman (78 episodes, 2007-2012)


Since geeky Chuck accidentally became the mental host of the Intersect, an unprecedentedly powerful computer mind containing all information available to the US government, he's a primordial national security asset and risk. So CIA and NSA each appoint a top agent to guard Chuck, and often get involved with him in spy adventures. Meanwhile his identity must be kept secret from Chuck's sister, her perfect partner Devon, both surgeons, and Chuck's goofy colleagues in Buy More, the Burbank electronics store where he works as a cover. Written by KGF Vissers

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24 September 2007 (USA)  »

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Chuck's alter ego "Charles Charmichael" may be a reference to musician Hoagy Carmichael. Ian Fleming often described his character James Bond as looking like Hoagy Carmichael. See more »


During the intro of every episode, the gun visible fires a cartridge, complete with case/shell, instead of just dispensing a bullet. See more »


Chuck Bartowski: You belong out there. Save the world. I'm just - I'm just not that guy.
Sarah Walker: How many times do you have to be a hero to realize that you *are* that guy?
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Short Skirt/Long Jacket
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Is this show the greatest show currently on television?
9 September 2009 | by (germany) – See all my reviews

I would like to explain to you what makes this show worth watching.

There are 3 main reasons.

1. The plot: to sum it up in one word "amazing" How the creators came up with this idea ill never know but it is great, a totally unique and might I add awesome idea for a TV show, The mix of the drama and the comedy in the show is just stunning major kudos to the writers

2. The characters: Every single character on this show is great. whether Im watching Casey lay out some serious fighting skills, or watching Captain Awesome be...well, awesome it always has my attention

3. The relationship between Chuck and Sarah: Last but definitely not least the element that most makes the show worth watching. Their chemistry rivals that of another great TV couple *cough* J.D and Elliot *cough*. They play off of each other so well that it makes me really believe that Yvonne Strahovski really is a super sexy C.I.A agent and Zachary Levi is just some "nerd" that happened to land the hottest women on the face of the planet in the most bizarre sort of way. I love Chuck and Sarah.

So to answer my question, Yes this really is the greatest show currently on television, I haven't been this obsessed with a show since I first set eyes on Scrubs. If you have not seen this show or you've seen a little and are skeptical about it, Just watch it you will not be disappointed.

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