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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 24, 2007
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5
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Universal acclaim- based on 322 Ratings

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  • Starring: Adam Baldwin, Sarah Lancaster, Joshua Gomez
  • Summary: From a retail hack who sells computers to a hunted man with a computer in his brain. Chuck's life changes when an old college friend sends him an e-mail that chucks him into the world of spies.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26
  1. 100
    Cute, creative and slick, this is one of the best new shows of the fall season.
  2. While there are a a few too many "awkward-guy moments," there are enough genuinely sweet ones to balance them out. [28 Sep 2007, p.93]
  3. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    80
    The real-world intrigue is matched in dramatic flair by Chuck-world jeopardy. His store's fierce assistant-manager competition resounds as fatefully as saving the universe from evil. Which makes the dark light enough and the light dark enough to meld into a tasty escapist treat.
  4. The pilot is an especially persuasive hour of action-adventure, but subsequent lower-budget episodes preserve the esprit and suspense.
  5. "The O.C." team of Josh Schwartz and McG keep this one fast and mostly funny, but it's no "Heroes."
  6. Chuck is one of two new fantastical shows premiering Monday on NBC, making a Heroes sandwich. That's fantastical, not fantastic.
  7. A charming but underwhelming pilot.... The second episode is dismal, sucking all the air out of whatever hopes you might have had for that one.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 75 out of 82
  2. Negative: 5 out of 82
  1. Apr 21, 2014
    10
    My favorite show its amazing never seen a better show than this its genius and i will never give a bad rating its lighthearted and simple plus great actors Expand
  2. Oct 14, 2011
    10
    Unbelievable! Maybe the best show of the year, it's really perfect. The Intersect, the whole shows conception is great. Zachary Levi portrays the role perfect. Puzzled, smart, doesn't know whats happening, Charles Bartowski is funny and at the same time action. Full of mystery, spy stuff, romance and technology, Chuck is great. I really recommended to watch it. Expand
  3. Jul 19, 2013
    10
    Chuck is a great show to just watch and relax you will find your self laughing throughout its run. You will eventually come to fall in love with the characters of this show I think they picked the prefect cast for the show. Adam Baldwin is just freaking ingenious and while most will point out the main stars of the show his support acting is just fantastic. The whole show is a blast to watch and will make you smile, laugh, and root for the characters. Expand
  4. Aug 12, 2010
    9
    Chuck is an absolutely fantastic show, it's a simple cross between scrubs, and Alias. Good times to be had by all and just an all round great laugh. I can't stop watching it!!! Expand
  5. Nov 18, 2013
    9
    This show is very good, all of the characters are very like-able in their own ways. The acting is very good and so is the story. Even though the episodes can sometimes feel episodic, it is still enjoyable. I started watching this show late, and I feel I had to write this because of that. Chuck is a very awesome character, and so is Sarah and Casey. Chucks friends are awesome to, you would think it but you really start to like Morgan. In each episode you always hope for the best of Chucks and his friends. A very good show I would recommend you check out. Expand
  6. Sep 23, 2013
    8
    Season 1 is great fun, not the best season but still an amazing one. A show and season that i will continue to go back and watch the chuck full of fun. Expand
  7. Dec 21, 2013
    0
    I have been told this show is funny and entertaining. However, after only watching the first episode, I can tell it is a mindless, cliched, and predictable drama. When the episode began, I was interested and curious to find out what would happen, but after I saw all the sexist stereotyping of the Sarah character, I was instantly disappointed. Why the writers chose to create such an unlikeable character, I will never know, but knowing the show will probably revolve around a naked blond, I would rather watch anything else. Expand

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