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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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Computer geek by day. Government operative by night. See more »


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Release Date:

24 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cakas  »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Natalie Martinez was to join the cast after the pilot episode as Kayla Hart, a love interest for Chuck. Martinez appeared in the cast promotional pictures but her character was written out before she could appear on the show. See more »


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


John Casey: Relax, I think I see a scenario where we both get out with acceptable losses.
Chuck Bartowski: What *exactly* is your version of acceptable?
John Casey: Breaks, punctures, possible loss of a limb, no major organ damage.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.22 (2009) See more »


Short Skirt/Long Jacket
(theme song)
Performed by Cake
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User Reviews

Chuck is the most magnificent show on television
25 February 2009 | by (United States) – 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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