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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Zachary Levi ...  Chuck Bartowski 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Yvonne Strahovski ...  Sarah Walker 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Joshua Gomez ...  Morgan Grimes 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Vik Sahay ...  Lester Patel 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Scott Krinsky ...  Jeff Barnes 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Sarah Lancaster ...  Ellie Bartowski 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Adam Baldwin ...  John Casey 91 episodes, 2007-2012
Ryan McPartlin ...  Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb 88 episodes, 2007-2012
Mark Christopher Lawrence ...  Big Mike 87 episodes, 2007-2012
Bonita Friedericy ...  General Diane Beckman 78 episodes, 2007-2012
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Storyline

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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Not shaken... Just nerd. (Season 2) See more »

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Action | Comedy | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chuck See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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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 »

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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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Is this show the greatest show currently on television?
9 September 2009 | by PillowfightgaynessSee all my reviews

I would like to explain to you what makes this show worth watching.

There are 3 main reasons.

1. The plot: to sum it up in one word "amazing" How the creators came up with this idea ill never know but it is great, a totally unique and might I add awesome idea for a TV show, The mix of the drama and the comedy in the show is just stunning major kudos to the writers

2. The characters: Every single character on this show is great. whether Im watching Casey lay out some serious fighting skills, or watching Captain Awesome be...well, awesome it always has my attention

3. The relationship between Chuck and Sarah: Last but definitely not least the element that most makes the show worth watching. Their chemistry rivals that of another great TV couple *cough* J.D and Elliot *cough*. They play off of each other so well that it makes me really believe that Yvonne Strahovski really is a super sexy C.I.A agent and Zachary Levi is just some "nerd" that happened to land the hottest women on the face of the planet in the most bizarre sort of way. I love Chuck and Sarah.

So to answer my question, Yes this really is the greatest show currently on television, I haven't been this obsessed with a show since I first set eyes on Scrubs. If you have not seen this show or you've seen a little and are skeptical about it, Just watch it you will not be disappointed.


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