When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. assign two Agents to protect him, and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down.
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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. (Season 1) See more »

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Trivia

In the season four opener, Chuck (Zachary Levi) and Morgan (Joshua Gomez) constantly use "Tangiers" as their code word to run. This is possibly a reference to The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), when Jason Bourne is in Tangiers, Morroco, and there is a lot of running. See more »

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

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Chuck Bartowski: [pointing a gun at Casey] I know what I'm doing.
John Casey: You have no idea. You're entering a world of pain, Chuck.
Chuck Bartowski: I want this Intersect out of my head. Are you going to help me or not?
John Casey: You gotta be... is that a tranq gun? You don't even have the common courtesy to threaten me with an actual firearm!
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.19 (2011) See more »

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Short Skirt/Long Jacket
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Chuck is the most magnificent show on television
25 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

Chuck is the most entertaining show on TV. It's shot well and the writing is smart and quick. The acting is superb from the extras to the main characters.The story is dramatic and visionary where the character dynamics can be turned on a dime. Love and romance, an agent searching for a good fight, an average guy tossed into the world of espionage; this show has it all.

You will laugh and cry, rejoice and be frustrated because of character depth and great acting. All the characters are lovable and relatable.

NBC has found a hero in Chuck, who as a typical guy, inspires us to be better. The creed of the show is to take care of your family and friends. Simply Chuck calls to do right even in tough times.

It's certainly a show that will keep you on your toes throughout. Without a doubt this is the best show I've ever seen.

At first I was skeptical but after two or three episodes I was hooked because its funny and exciting with a great story to it. I implore you to take a chance on Chuck, trust me its worth it. Regardless of anything else there is nothing else on TV like it.


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