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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No More Mr. Nice Spy See more »


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24 September 2007 (USA)  »

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Cakas  »

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In season 3 two new characters were introduced, both the actors starred in Superman related series/movie - Brandon Routh (played Superman in Superman Returns [2006]) and Kristin Kreuk (played Lana Lang in Smallville TV series [2001-2011]). See more »


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


Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb: [Chuck is ignoring Sarah's calls] Yeah, sometimes you gotta play hard to get. Cold and detached is a very powerful aphrodisiac, babe.
Ellie Bartowski: So is abstinence, you want to try it?
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.173 (2012) See more »


Short Skirt/Long Jacket
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Performed by Cake
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Chuck is like either love it or hate it. I LOVE IT!
11 August 2009 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

A lot of people who watch Chuck forget that they are watching a action/comedy. The people who think that its supposed to be solely comedy will be disappointed because they think they're supposed to be laughing the whole time. These people aren't the fans....

People who get offended by its portrayal of its action/sci-fi side are offended because it doesn't thrill them like most shows like Dexter or Supernatural do. Its not supposed to do that either. These people aren't the fans....

People who are able to see the key factor of this show.... the simple care-free enjoyment that puts a smile on your face when they watch chuck. Who can see behind the unrealistic plot and cliché characters to the amazing morals and ethics that only this type of show can have. People who can just sit back and indulge in the charming epicness of Chuck. These people ARE the fans!

And i am one of them.

If you are a rationalist, don't watch......ever.

But if you have an open-mind and have even a hint of empathy then this is the show for YOU

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