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Old 10-29-07, 06:25 AM
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Chuck -- "Chuck Versus The Sandworm" -- 10/29/07

"Chuck Versus the Sandworm"
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In this Halloween episode of Chuck, Chuck meets a Federal agent just like him: a computer whiz whose brain is important national security. However, Chuck soon has a personal dilemma arise when he has to decide whether or not to turn the man into Sarah and Casey or help him escape his handlers.

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Old 10-29-07, 02:06 PM
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This is the 1st thing I'm watching when I get home from work tonight. Honestly, I have more fun watching this than Prison Break and Journeyman is a great way to cap off the evening.
Old 10-29-07, 05:15 PM
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I have been a bit surprised by this show. I refused to watch it with my wife. She was up to episode 3 and said I should try it out. I watched the first 3 episodes and can now at least sit through the episodes without wanting to get up and walk away (I am looking at you carpoolers).
Old 10-29-07, 09:15 PM
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this is increasingly becoming one of my favorite shows...
Old 10-29-07, 10:06 PM
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Great show tonight. Sarah in the Leia bikini!! And sandwich on a desert island, part two!
Old 10-30-07, 12:46 AM
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Just keeps getting better and better.

Loved the Leia bikini.

No "Awesome", just "outstanding"; that wasn't right. "Can I show you my snake?" Just truly enjoying this show.

Doug

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Old 10-30-07, 01:44 AM
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My favorite episode thus far. The Morgan stuff was not cringe-inducing as usual. The mystery part worked. Captain Awesome was back in a fig leaf. The Sarah/Chuck stuff entertained me and I even liked Adam Baldwin who seems superfluous most episodes.
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I think they had Captain Awesome lay off the awesomes tonight because they knew everyone else would be saying it about the episode.

Something that wasn't particularly noticeable that I just got a kick out of was John sitting there with his portrait of President Reagan right next to his chair while he does his surveillance.

How hard is it to get a 3-digit display for that bomb? If you're gonna do the Goldfinger thing, do it right! And A View to a Kill? Whoever wrote this episode is seriously lacking in taste if they have Chuck loving A View to a Kill.
Old 10-30-07, 03:14 AM
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I agree that this show is getting better by the week. I loved it when Chuck got Morgan started up on the sandwich debate again just for John's listening enjoyment.
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Another fun episode. I swear that was probably the most screen time and dialogue that Captain Awesome had this season.

at Captain Awesome's "Adam" outfit.

I'm hoping NBC will order the back 9 episodes soon. But, with the WGA strike probably happening before the week is up, it's probably dicey at best.

I don't know how many of you watched What about Brian, but I thought it was kind of ironic that Sarah Lancaster was a doctor on that show as well as Chuck.
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Originally Posted by cmleidi
Captain Awesome was back in a fig leaf.
Welcome back. Doubt we'll see Ryan McPartlin more naked than that. Awesome!

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And A View to a Kill? Whoever wrote this episode is seriously lacking in taste if they have Chuck loving A View to a Kill.
Yeah really. Though I think they were trying to get Chuck to free associate Zorin with Lazslo's plight of the government created villian? Dunno, but NO ONE gushes A View to a Kill in the same breath as Goldfinger. Come on!

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Yeah, Ive been really enjoying Chuck as well... It will be interesting to see how the show evolves if/when they start doing longer arcs and not just adventures of the week.
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Morgan: When I was 12, I used to hide under Ellie's bed so I could watch her undress

Captain Awesome: Excellent


The whole "Captain Awesome makeover" scene was great.

Sarah's Leia outfit

The shout-out to "The Countdown" episode of The OC (Chuck running to the Halloween party to meet Morgan in slo-mo with "Dice" as the background music) had me
Old 10-30-07, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by MadMark


The whole "Captain Awesome makeover" scene was great.

The shout-out to "The Countdown" episode of The OC (Chuck running to the Halloween party to meet Morgan in slo-mo with "Dice" as the background music) had me
Agreed, these two scenes were really well done. Fun episode this week.
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Didn't sound like Chuck was gushing about A View to a Kill. I think he said something like "bold choice"—as in, not necessarily a compliment. Then when he got to choose he picked Goldfinger.
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Originally Posted by cmleidi
Captain Awesome was back in a fig leaf.
I guess I picked the wrong week to dump the show.
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For everyone's enjoyment (from NBC.com)



Cap. Adam & Sis. Eve:



Slave Sarah:



More from the episode here:
http://www.nbc.com/Chuck/photos/#cat...1341&mea=32839

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My wife is really starting to enjoy this show now, too. She was kind of 'meh' about it during the first few eps, but now she is definitely on board.

The return of Awesome was top notch.

And they should come up w/ an excuse to put the girls in costumes every week.
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I like that they are keeping this show light hearted and not to serious in tone. I also think that it works as a nice compliment to Heros, because of its lighthearted nature.

Good episode, my favorite part was with Captain Awesome and Morgan.
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how come no one has mentioned the awesome "Oldboy" poster on Chuck's wall?????? that made the show 10x better than the 100x great the show already is!!!!!
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Didn't notice the Oldboy poster. That's great though.
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Originally Posted by scott1598
how come no one has mentioned the awesome "Oldboy" poster on Chuck's wall?????? that made the show 10x better than the 100x great the show already is!!!!!
If I remember correctly, that poster has been on his wall since the first episode.

That's probably why no one mentioned it...
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Originally Posted by scott1598
how come no one has mentioned the awesome "Oldboy" poster on Chuck's wall?????? that made the show 10x better than the 100x great the show already is!!!!!
Not to mention the mentioning of Arcade Fire...
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Originally Posted by dfmaverick2
For everyone's enjoyment (from NBC.com)



Cap. Adam & Sis. Eve:



Slave Sarah:



More from the episode here:
http://www.nbc.com/Chuck/photos/#cat...1341&mea=32839

Sis/Eve must be hiding one hell of a bush!
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This was the first episode where I really bought into Chuck and Morgan's friendship without Morgan annoying the crap out of me. Several good scenes in this episode that had me LOL.

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