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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The contacts in Bryce's PDA are: Zulu Seven, Red Dawn, ChinoCasino, Jill, Tango Five, Little Longhorn, Early Mourn, The Unholy One, Florence H., Sarah Y., Kooks Allied, Victor Nine, Benjamin K., Orange Corruption, Cracker Bits, Alpha Two, The Bandage, Hairy Chicken, Tired Camel, Delta Charlie, Swiss Cheese, Zulu Commander, Terrence B., Deadly Forest, Robin Egg, Beta Charlie Four, Jester Court, and Buckles. See more »

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In the pilot, Chuck tells a story about meeting Jill by picking up her books while running through the quad. In "Chuck Versus the Alma Mater", we see in a flashback that Bryce actually talks about introducing Chuck to Jill. See more »

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Sarah Walker: Chuck, those pictures that you saw were encoded with secrets, government secrets. If you saw them, then you know them.
Chuck Bartowski: There were thousands of them.
John Casey: Wait a minute. You're telling me all of our secrets are in his head?
Sarah Walker: Chuck is the computer.
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References Zork I: The Great Underground Empire (1980) See more »

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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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