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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He's the secret. She's the agent. (Season 1) See more »

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Trivia

In season two, episode eleven, "Chuck Versus Santa Claus", there are several references to Die Hard (1988). The LAPD officer in charge is Al Powell, (Reginald VelJohnson), who also eats Twinkies. He responds to the F.B.I. Agent who asks "Who's in charge here?", just like in the movie. Al Powell also calls his cousin, the store manager, Mike Powell, and uses a line from the film, "How ya holding up in there, partner?" 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

Chuck Bartowski: I'm just too trusting. Ever since I was a kid, I really wanted to believe what everyone else told me, you know? I'm just getting used to this new job, with the spying and lying.
Sarah Walker: Don't get used to it. What makes you special is that you're not like every other spy. You're a good guy and you want to help people. Leave the deception to me.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.19 (2011) See more »

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A Brilliant mixture of Action, Romance and Comedy
19 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

In my line of work, I get very little time to sit down and enjoy something on the TV, or especially become enthralled in a TV series - until Chuck.

From the first episode, back when we were first introduced to the individually zany Chuck, right up to present day 2 seasons down the line - Every episode is a whirlwind of emotion, with the action of the plot, mixed with the comedy of the 3 bantering and finally the intermittent cover relationship which we all have our own opinions about.

It's been a long time since I set something aside and looked forward to it every single week - and to this day have never been disappointed by it!!!

BRAVO CHUCK!!


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