Category Archives: Season 1

The Early Romance Alternative

One idea many Chuck fans, and fan fiction writers, have kicked around at length is starting a much earlier romance for the central couple of the show. This idea is not necessarily meant to be critical of the canon story … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Marlin (1.13)

NBC Synopsis: THE NERD OF THE RINGS- Captain Awesome (Ryan McPartlin) asks Chuck (Zachary Levi) if he can have Ellie’s (Sarah Lancaster) hand in marriage, and then insists Chuck holds on to the ring until he plans it all out. Chuck … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Undercover Lover (1.12)

NBC Synopsis: Chuck (Zachary Levi) discovers that many Russian arms dealers are secretly meeting in Los Angeles. One particular Russian woman catches his attention, and he flashes on her as being Agent Casey’s (Adam Baldwin) ex-girlfriend. Chuck grows very intrigued and … Continue reading

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Themes: The Intersect

The show ended two years – seven months – one week and 5 days ago. We discussed the finale for months. We’ve discussed episodes and seasons and alternatives for episodes and seasons. What more could we possibly have to say? … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Crown Victoria (1.11)

NBC Synopsis:  A COUNTERFEIT CHRISTMAS–Still licking his wounds after realizing Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) continues to have feelings for Bryce, Chuck (Zachary Levi) must assume the cover of being Sarah’s husband on a mission to foil a politically connected counterfeiter and … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Nemesis (1.10)

NBC Synopsis: HE’S BACK! MATTHEW BOMER GUEST-STARS— It’s Thanksgiving and Chuck’s (Zachary Levi) nemesis, Bryce Larkin (guest star Matthew Bomer), returns after being ruled dead earlier in Chuck’s life. Secret internal committees trying to destroy the “intersect” — now better known … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Imported Hard Salami (1.09)

NBC Synopsis: JEALOUSY ON WHEAT, HOLD THE MUSTARD; RACHEL BILSON GUEST-STARS — Chuck (Zachary Levi) starts dating Lou (Rachel Bilson, “The O.C.”), a sandwich-maker, and things seem to be going really well — which incites some jealousy on behalf of Chuck’s … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Truth (1.08)

NBC Synopsis: NO MORE LIES–RACHEL BILSON GUEST STARS—Chuck (Zachary Levi) battles with his cover love life and real love life when he meets a very pretty girl named Lou (Rachel Bilson), who seems interested in the real Chuck. On the other … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Alma Mater (1.07)

NBC Synopsis:  BACK TO SCHOOL—Chuck (Zachary Levi) has to return to Stanford University, the institute that expelled him, on homecoming weekend to help a former professor. Chuck finds out that his former professor is also a government operative who is being … Continue reading

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Episode of the Week: Chuck vs The Sandworm (1.06)

NBC Synopsis: HALLOWEEN-Chuck (Zachary Levi) accidentally runs into a fellow government agent who seems to be living a similar life. It turns out this agent is a gadget whiz, whose brain makes him a national security asset and a dangerous liability, … Continue reading

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