Created by Josh Schwartz (The O.C.) and Chris Fedak, this high-concept action comedy follows a regular 26-year-old everyman whose life is thrown into disarray after his friend, a CIA agent, sends him an e-mail that results in the world's secrets becoming embedded in his mind.
Chuck Bartowski is just an ordinary guy who spends his days solving problems at an electronics store with a band of nerdy cohorts and longing to find a woman who can appreciate him. He never asked to become the government's most powerful weapon - but suddenly the fate of the country lies in his unlikely hands!
01 - Chuck Versus the First Date
MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN ("The Green Mile") appears as Colt, a menacing operative trying to obtain a device which will lead to a new Intersect. Chuck finally asks Sarah on a date.
02 - Chuck Versus the Seduction
Chuck must go undercover to retrieve the Cipher from the sultry but dangerous spy known as the Black Widow (guest star MELINDA CLARKE - "The O.C."), but in order to get close to his target, Chuck must first learn the art of seduction from the suave and sophisticated Roan Montgomery (guest star JOHN LARROQUETTE - "Boston Legal"), a legendary debonair spy. Unfortunately for Chuck, Sarah and Casey, Roan is no longer the world's greatest spy. Meanwhile, Morgan offers Captain Awesome some advice for a romantic night with Ellie, and Lester struggles to gain respect at Buy More as the new assistant manager.
03 - Chuck Versus the Break-Up
Chuck is overcome with jealousy when his nemesis -- and Sarah's ex-lover and former partner -- Bryce Larkin (recurring guest star MATTHEW BOMER) makes an unexpected return. Chuck and Sarah's growing feelings for each other are tested when their latest mission requires Sarah and Bryce to pose as an extremely affectionate couple. Meanwhile, Morgan faces his own challenge at Buy More when he must deal with a gang of bullies from a neighboring sporting goods store in the strip mall called the Mighty Jocks, led by the fearful and intimidating bully, Mitt (guest star MICHAEL STRAHAN - New York Giants).
04 - Chuck Versus the Cougars
Chuck learns more about Sarah's past when they run into her old high school nemesis, Heather Chandler (guest star NICOLE RICHIE - "The Simple Life"). Sarah's teenage insecurities come to the surface and she tries to avoid Heather at all costs. Chuck, on the other hand, does everything he can to hear more about Sarah's hidden life. When Heather's nerdy husband, Mark (guest star BEN SAVAGE - "Boy Meets World"), turns out to be a key player in a new mission, the agents must attend Sarah's high school reunion to prevent the sale of plans for a potentially dangerous super bomber -- but the reunion ends with the ultimate cat fight. Meanwhile, Big Mike leaves town for a day and Lester -- as Buy More's new assistant manager -- decides to implement a new sales policy.
05 - Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer
The espionage life is beginning to take its toll on Chuck and everyone is noticing. Chuck tries to explain his unusual behavior to Ellie and to the quirky Buy More efficiency expert Emmett Milbarge (guest star TONY HALE - "Arrested Development," "Stranger than Fiction"), but a new assignment only complicates things. After a global terrorist comes searching for Jeff, Chuck is forced to socialize with Jeff in order to find out what role the oddball plays in the mission. Sarah, Casey and Chuck are all shocked when they discover that the fate of the world and the prevention of World War III rest in Jeff's hands.
06 - Chuck Versus the Ex
While on a Nerd Herd call, Chuck runs into his ex-girlfriend Jill (recurring guest star JORDANA BREWSTER - "The Fast and the Furious") -- the girl who broke his heart. In an attempt to save face, he lies and tells her that he is more successful than he really is. But when Chuck flashes on Jill's boss -- a research scientist who may have developed a deadly bio weapon -- he, Sarah and Casey must find out if Jill is involved. Meanwhile at the Buy More, Big Mike nearly chokes to death, which leads the company efficiency expert, Emmett (recurring guest star TONY HALE), to implement a mandatory CPR course, taught by Captain Awesome.
07 - Chuck Versus the Fat Lady
Chuck and Jill (recurring guest star JORDANA BREWSTER) are enjoying the honeymoon stage of their rekindled relationship. The two lovebirds plan a weekend getaway but have to cancel at the last minute when Casey and Sarah inform Chuck that he is needed for an immediate mission to find corrupt agents in the CIA. Jealousy erupts when Jill finally meets Sarah and learns that Chuck and his handler must pose as a couple. Chuck does his best to reassure Jill that his relationship with Sarah is purely business but only finds himself in more trouble when his mission does not go as planned. Meanwhile, corporate efficiency expert Emmett (recurring guest star TONY HALE) is out to get Chuck and interrogates Morgan to get some dirt on his best friend.
08 - Chuck Versus Gravitron
Chuck, Sarah and Casey are shocked to discover that Chuck's girlfriend, Jill (recurring guest star JORDANA BREWSTER), is a Fulcrum agent in search of the Intersect. In the wake of his disbelief, Chuck is asked to use his relationship with Jill to get to an agent. He willingly agrees to bring down the woman who betrayed him twice. Meanwhile, Captain Awesome's parents are coming for Thanksgiving and Ellie is determined to have the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. To make sure everything goes smoothly, she tells Morgan that he cannot come to dinner this year. Without any holiday plans to fall back on, Morgan is recruited by Big Mike to stand guard at the Buy More with Lester and Jeff.
09 - Chuck Versus the Sensei
Chuck is still reeling from the discovery that his ex-girlfriend was a Fulcrum agent and goes on a mission to take his mind of off his shock. Casey gets a shock of his own when he finds out that his sensei, Ty Bennett (guest star CARL LUMBLY - "Alias," "Buffalo Soldiers," "Cagney & Lacey"), who taught him everything he knows, is now one of the most-wanted rogue agents. While on the search for Bennett, it becomes clear that Casey may be too emotionally involved to continue with the mission. Meanwhile, Captain Awesome's parents, Honey (guest star MORGAN FAIRCHILD - "Fashion House," "Friends," "Falcon Crest") and Woody (guest star BRUCE BOXLEITNER - "Babylon 5," "Young Blades," "Scarecrow and Mrs. King"), make a surprise visit to help Ellie and Awesome plan their wedding. Meanwhile, at the Buy More, Emmett (recurring guest star TONY HALE) reinstates the employee of the month contest, but Morgan, Jeff and Lester have other plans.
10 - Chuck Versus the DeLorean
Chuck decides to spy on Sarah and sees her on a date with an older man (guest star GARY COLE - "Desperate Housewives," "The West Wing," "Pineapple Express," "Tallagega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby"). Chuck frantically tries to warn Sarah after he has an Intersect flash, but she assures Chuck that she is not in danger and reveals the identity of the mystery man. Meanwhile, Anna wants to move into an apartment with Morgan, forcing him to finally act like an adult. Awesome offers to help Morgan pay for the apartment, but a relic from the past causes Morgan to lose focus on his new grownup responsibilities.
11 - Chuck Versus Santa Claus
It's the day before Christmas, and everyone is starting to feel the holiday spirit. But when a rogue car chase crashes into the Buy More and everyone is held hostage by the car's driver -- including Awesome and Ellie who have come in to do some last-minute shopping -- true colors begin to show. Some act the hero. Some, clearly, do not. Sarah and Casey learn the incident is not as random as it initially appeared and that Chuck and the Intersect are at risk. Plus, Chuck and Morgan both see something they wish they hadn't. TONY HALE appears as Emmett.
12 - Chuck Versus the Third Dimension
In this special 3-D episode, when Chuck foils a plan to kill international rock star Tyler Martin (guest star DOMINIC MONAGHAN - "Lost," "The Lord of the Rings" films), the agents kidnap the musician to find out who wants him dead. Later, Tyler convinces Chuck to go out on the town, which only leads to a night of trouble. Meanwhile, Morgan wins a pair of backstage passes to Tyler's show and holds a contest to see who gets to be his lucky plus one. Plus, former NFL football star JEROME BETTIS guest stars as Big Mike's old football friend Jimmy.
13 - Chuck Versus the Suburbs
Chuck and Sarah's latest assignment forces them to pose as a happily married couple living in the suburbs. They meet some interesting characters including Brad (guest star ANDY RICHTER - "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Semi-Pro," "Andy Richter Controls the Universe"), a cheerful next door neighbor in the stationary business, and Sylvia (guest star JENNY McCARTHY - "Two and a Half Men," "John Tucker Must Die," "Singled Out"), a seductive and attractive woman who lives across the street and has her eye on Chuck. Meanwhile, Big Mike is on a work rampage after his wife files for divorce, so the Buy More gang sets him up on a dating website to keep him distracted.
14 - Chuck Versus the Best Friend
Chuck helps a heartbroken Morgan spy on Anna but, after he flashes on Anna's new boyfriend, he, Sarah and Casey are sent to discover the guy's connection to a dangerous gang. Meanwhile, Jeff and Lester try to convince Ellie and Awesome to hire their band, Jeffster!, for their wedding.
15 - Chuck Versus the Beefcake
"Chuck breaks up with Sarah after Ellie's urging, but jealousy strikes when Sarah must seduce a handsome agent, Cole Barker (recurring guest star JONATHAN CAKE - "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Brideshead Revisited"), in order to retrieve Fulcrum intelligence. Morgan deals with his mother's relationship with Big Mike by crashing at Chuck's apartment -- much to Ellie and Awesome's chagrin. Meanwhile, Jeff and Lester talk their way into hiring the new Buy More employee, but decide to search for the ultimate "Buy More Babe." Sports Illustrated model BROOKLYN DECKER guest stars as herself.
16 - Chuck Versus the Lethal Weapon
Chuck, Sarah and Casey learn about a man called Perseus who is behind Fulcrum's plans to build its own Intersect. While Sarah and Casey are sent to find Perseus, Chuck and Agent Cole Barker (recurring guest star JONATHAN CAKE) are forced to stay in a safety bunker. When the mission takes a dangerous turn, their orders to stay out of harm's way go out the window. Meanwhile, Morgan tries to convince Anna that moving in with him would be a bad idea.
17 - Chuck Versus the Predator
After Chuck is contacted by the mastermind behind the Intersect computer, he must decide who he can trust -- Sarah and Casey or the mysterious scientist who might be able to erase the Intersect from his mind. Meanwhile, a conflict breaks out between the Burbank Buy More and the more prestigious Beverly Hills branch. Recurring guest star TONY HALE appears as Emmett.
18 - Chuck Versus the Broken Heart
When Chuck expresses his feelings about his complicated relationship with Sarah, a heartless female agent named Alex Forrest (guest star TRICIA HELFER - "Battlestar Galactica," "Burn Notice") is sent to evaluate Sarah's performance as Chuck's handler. Morgan, Jeff and Lester try to weasel their way into getting invited to Awesome's bachelor party.
19 - Chuck Versus the Dream Job
Chuck's life seems to be coming together. His long-absent father, Steve (recurring guest star SCOTT BAKULA - "Enterprise," "Quantum Leap," "Murphy Brown"), has returned and he's landed his dream job with his hero, Ted Roark (recurring guest star CHEVY CHASE - "Fletch," "Vacation," "Caddyshack," "Saturday Night Live"). Unfortunately for Chuck, neither turns out to be quite what he expected.
20 - Chuck Versus the First Kill
After Chuck's father, Steve (recurring guest star SCOTT BAKULA), is kidnapped by Fulcrum, Chuck learns the only chance he has to find him is by putting his trust and life into the hands of the person he trusts the least - his ex-girlfriend Jill (recurring guest star JORDANA BREWSTER). Meanwhile, the Buy More team tries to sabotage Emmett's (recurring guest star TONY HALE) corporate evaluation.
21 - Chuck Versus the Colonel
When Chuck and Sarah go AWOL to rescue Chuck's father, Steve (recurring guest star SCOTT BAKULA), they discover that spending time together without any surveillance allows for unchartered chemistry. As the two get closer, Casey zeroes in on their hidden location. Meanwhile, Morgan becomes the pariah of the Buy More after mistakenly getting Emmett (recurring guest star TONY HALE) promoted.
22 - Chuck Versus the Ring
When Ellie and Awesome's wedding day finally arrives, Chuck must save Ellie's life and her big day from being ruined by Ted Roark (recurring guest star CHEVY CHASE) and Fulcrum. Recurring guest stars also include MORGAN FAIRCHILD, BRUCE BOXLEITNER, TONY HALE and SCOTT BAKULA.