Category: Chuck

What makes a man in the age of the geek? Once an average Joe with a dead-end job, Chuck gets to find out when the college friend who ruined his life downloads the government’s ultimate spy database into his noggin. The action comedy ran for five years on NBC, and Dimitri reviewed each episode of season one as well as the second half of season four.

Posted in Chuck Verdict: 4.5

Chuck 1.01: Chuck versus the Intersect

Devon: “Way to go, Chuck. That’s awesome.” Meet Chuck (Zachary Levi). He’s your average Joe: holds a dead-end job, comes with romantic baggage, feels like…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 2.5

Chuck 1.02: Chuck versus the Helicopter

Beckman: “Our most valuable secrets have been sent to an idiot.” Graham: “At least they weren’t sent to his friend.” Meet Chuck again: he’s still…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 3.5

Chuck 1.03: Chuck versus the Tango

La Ciudad: “Or I could chuck you off the balcony, Chuck.” Meet Charles Carmichael. The man’s a winner: graduated from Stanford, owns a software company,…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 2.0

Chuck 1.04: Chuck versus the Wookiee

Carina: “I love taking what Sarah wants.” Meet Carina. She’s like a force of nature: beautiful, impulsive, and, in family-friendly terms, a big fat doo-doo…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 3.5

Chuck 1.05: Chuck versus the Sizzling Shrimp

Chuck: “Forget it, Ben. It’s Chinatown. You ever see that movie?” Meet Morgan. He’s kind of a goofball: mocked by his colleagues, despised by Ellie,…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 4.0

Chuck 1.06: Chuck versus the Sandworm

Morgan: “Chuck’s not here because he’s probably off doing something really mature like singing opera or reading.” Meet Laszlo. He’s a nerd on the run,…

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Posted in Chuck Verdict: 5.0

Chuck 1.07: Chuck versus the Alma Mater

Bryce: “It’s 1999. The next millennium belongs to the geek.” Meet Dr Flemming. He’s a college professor doubling as a CIA recruiter. Four years ago,…

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Chuck 1.08: Chuck versus the Truth

Ellie: “Words taste like peaches.” Meet Reardon Payne. He’s a pain in the rear (hoho!), a former gymnast turned evil spy, and the tiniest cop…

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Chuck 1.09: Chuck versus the Imported Hard Salami

Sarah: “It’s hard to have a real relationship in this line of work.” Chuck: “Apparently, it’s hard to have a fake one.” Meet Lou Palone….

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Chuck 1.10: Chuck versus the Nemesis

Chuck: “Hey, no guns at Thanksgiving!” Meet Bryce Larkin. As the backstabbing friend who got our hero kicked out of college, the rogue spy who…

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