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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 24, 2007
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5
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73

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8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 117 Ratings

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  • Summary: Chuck's access to all the knowledge in his brain helps him join the upper spy ranks with Sarah, but it's not bringing them any closer.
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Reviewed by: Paige Wiser
    88
    Things are looking up for the underdog show.
  2. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    83
    The show remains lightweight and occasionally just silly, but it’s also a comedy that's truly tense, a drama with a mythology that rarely gets bogged down.
  3. I watched the five new episodes NBC sent and couldn't wait to see more.
  4. Plot contrivances aside, the new season of Chuck gets off to a decent start as friendships rekindle (Chuck and best friend Morgan become roommates) and new parties get involved in subterfuge.
  5. Though each episode is entertaining, it's difficult to care what happens because nothing much seems to be at stake. Still, amid all the shattered and haunted leading men on TV today, Chuck is a refreshingly simple guy.
  6. 63
    Got to kick it up a notch, Chuck. [18 Jan 2010, p.41]
  7. The show’s formula--particularly the ease in which the villains track down Chuck--is getting creaky.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 18
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 18
  3. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Sep 2, 2010
    10
    One of the best shows on TV with twists and lots of steamy romance. The character connection on screen works well with the show. You will feel a connection with the characters and can relate with them. Expand
  2. Jan 10, 2011
    10
    There are many television shows that get worse with time, fortunately, Chuck is not one of them. Every season of Chuck gets better. With a plot that covers everything from action to comedy and romance, every viewer will have something to look forward to in Chuck. Expand
  3. JasonS
    Jan 12, 2010
    10
    I'm sure there are more sophisticated shows on television. But in terms off pure enjoyment, wit, laughs, consistency and overall joy, "Chuck" exceeds all others. Thank you, NBC, for giving the show another chance. We are all grateful. Expand
  4. Sep 3, 2010
    10
    The plot twists in this season are just amazing. At times you almost want to yell at the villains on the screen, it pulls you in and takes you for a great ride. Can't wait to see how they pull it together in the next season. Expand
  5. BillD
    Jan 12, 2010
    9
    Drama, Intrigue, Romance, Comedy, all done tastefully. One of the best shows on TV.
  6. LeahT
    Jan 11, 2010
    9
    Looks like Chuck is off to another great start, from where I'm standing. The comedy was on the ball and the beginning of the season unexpected. Yeah, so the Chuck/Sarah relationship is getting drawn out to increasingly extreme measures. So what? The actors are perfectly cast, the action is humorous, and these are characters we've grown to love. Fans of the Chuck will be glad to see that it's maintained its lighthearted brand of entertainment. Expand
  7. MikeN
    Jan 11, 2010
    6
    Can't decide if it wants to be situation comedy, spy-romance or action. Increasingly it does none of them well, using Reset Buttons to return everything to stasis. Expand

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