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‘Chuck’: A Retrospective on an Underrated TV Series

Chuck was a TV series that ran from 2007-2012 on NBC and while it put out approximately 90 episodes, it didn’t perform as well as it should have. Here’s a retrospective on why it was one of the better series of the late 2000s and early 2010s, and why it remains enjoyable today. And because the series has been off the air for some time there are many spoilers throughout this article. Also, a handful of the videos contain adult situations and rough language.



Chuck probably is my favorite all-time television series right now. (And by saying, “right now,” I’m indicating that could change. The older you get, the more you realize how true it is that earthly things are transient.) But favorite doesn’t mean I think it’s the best series of all time (it’s not even close). That’s okay, of course, since “favorite” and “best” often are separate things. And just because something isn’t the best doesn’t mean that it isn’t good or well-done. And Chuck definitely qualifies as being a quality series eve…