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:
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 Chuck Bartowski (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Sarah Walker (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Morgan Grimes (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Lester Patel (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Jeff Barnes (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Ellie Bartowski (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 John Casey (91 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb / ... (88 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Big Mike (87 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 General Diane Beckman (78 episodes, 2007-2012)
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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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Saving the world...at $11 an hour. See more »

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Trivia

A good many references are made to the movie Spies Like Us (1985). The bug used in several episodes is called a GLG-20, which is the designation given to undercover operatives in the movie. Emmett Millbarge is named after the two main characters in the movie, first name taken from Chevy Chase's Emmett Fitzhume, and last name taken from Dan Aykroyd's Austin Millbarge; this is also the order they are introduced in the film. In an episode, Chuck poses as a doctor and references a scene from the movie where doctors go through greeting each other by saying "Doctor, Doctor". Chevy Chase has a guest role in the show. In the movie, one of the actors playing the Tadzhik Highway Patrolman has the name Costa Gavras and the name of the communist state featured in "Chuck Versus the Angel of Death" has the name Costa Gravas. Also while Chuck and Sarah are watching TV, Spies Like Us comes on, and Sarah comments "not again". See more »

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The CIA does not (officially) perform "missions" within the United States; it deals with overseas intelligence. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Walker: This is real? You really love me?
Chuck Bartowski: With all of my heart.
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Referenced in Conan: A Prayer for Dick Butkus (2010) See more »

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Short Skirt/Long Jacket
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Performed by Cake
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Best show on TV
26 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have a DVR and rarely watch shows the day they are recorded, the exception to this, is Chuck.

The best thing about this show is it's uniqueness. Most other shows on TV right now are cast from a few different molds. You have Cop / CSI dramas, reality shows (which are really getting stale), medical drams, and situational comedies. The closest you can compare this show to is Get Smart crossed with Alias crossed with Moonlighting added to a great work place comedy. Depending on which episode you watch there will be differing levels of comedy, drama, action, and even romance.

The amazing acting ability of Zachary Levi and Yvonne Strahovski, is a pleasure to watch.


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