Here’s how good this Christmas episode of “Chuck” was: The NBC promo department’s unleashing a rather huge spoiler two weeks ago had only a negligible impact on how much we enjoyed it.
Would it have been better not to have seen Daniel Shaw before he was revealed to be the mysterious prisoner the Omen virus released? Sure. The show clearly wanted it that way — we… Continue reading 'Chuck': The Christmas that almost wasn't, but then was awesome
For about 55 minutes on Friday (Dec. 9), “Chuck” was rolling through a very satisfying, mostly stand-alone episode. And then the last five minutes changed that, a lot.
“Chuck vs. the Hack-Off” was still very satisfying. But the switch that flipped with those final scenes set up what feels like a great launching pad for the final episodes of the series — which, incidentally, is not… Continue reading 'Chuck': Piranhas and hack-offs and Abed, oh my
“Chuck” is trying to cover a lot of ground in the 13 episodes it has for its final season, and because the season is short a lot of people were wondering why the show would choose to begin the season with Morgan having the Intersect.
I submit that “Chuck vs. the Frosted Tips” is why. It’s easily the best of the first three episodes that have… Continue reading 'Chuck': Brotherhood of the traveling pants
“Chuck” co-creator Chris Fedak said in our interview this week that one of the things he likes about having Morgan accidentally become the Intersect at the end of last season was the chance it gave the show to look back at its beginnings.
Now that we’ve watched the season premiere — those of you who taped it in favor of Game 7 of the World… Continue reading 'Chuck' season premiere: Who's zoomin' who?