Chuck: Season 1, Episode 1

Pilot (24 Sep. 2007)

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Chuck is a computer geek who gets a computer full of information zapped into his brain...information that contains secrets that the federal government desperately needs to keep in Chuck's head...and keep Chuck, himself, intact. In the opener Chuck meets a woman who agrees to go on a date with him, but she's one of the government agents who's interested more in his head than his body. Written by Moviedude1

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In Chuck's room there is a poster for Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). In that film, the lead character finds himself inadvertently working for the government as an amateur spy, chased by a criminal organization and protected by a blond female spy. See more »

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When Chuck and the female CIA agent are running through a pool of water - she has been wearing stiletto heels all night but while running out of the pool she is wearing flats. See more »

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[First lines]
Chuck Bartowski: Morgan, this is a bad idea.
Morgan Grimes: Well, we can't stay here Chuck.
Chuck Bartowski: I'm uncomfortable with the plan.
Morgan Grimes: Plan? What plan? This is survival.
[knock knock]
Morgan Grimes: It's her! We've been compromised: I'm a ghost!
Chuck Bartowski: Morgan you can't leave me like this. You can't do this to me man!
Ellie Bartowski: [opens bedroom door] Chuck? What're you doing?
Chuck Bartowski: Uhh, escaping?
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Pilot episode of Chuck should provide enough excitement for another NBC hit
26 September 2007 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just saw the pilot for the new hour-long spy series "Chuck". It has a pretty amusing premise: The title character played by Zachary Levi lives with his sister and her boyfriend. This sister (Sarah Lancaster who I remember from "Everwood" as Madison) tries to get her brother to date again after a long-ago breakup he hadn't gotten over. Also hanging around is best friend and fellow worker in the Nerd Herd of Buy More, Morgan (Joshua Gomez). Then one day, Chuck gets an e-mail from his old college roommate Brice Larkin (Matthew Bomer) who's not an accountant as Chuck thought but a spy who gets killed before sending his message. Suddenly, Chuck has images in his mind. And a woman named Sarah (Yvonne Strzechowski) and a man named John (Adam Baldwin) start appearing in Chuck's store...This was a pretty fast-paced and humorous start for what I'm sure will be a clever and exciting new action series for NBC and should attract many Heroes fans (like me) wanting to watch something as entertaining while waiting. Should be another hit for the Peacock network! Directed by McG (Charlie's Angels and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle).


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