Chuck vs the Analyst Job

Chuck vs the Analyst Job

Why does Chuck turn down the analyst job at the end of 2.22 Ring? What is he going to do? Does he have no plans for his future besides a champagne buzz and an extra-slow dance with his date at his sister’s wedding? Chuck always wanted the Intersect out so that...
Chuck vs This Is as Good as It Gets

Chuck vs This Is as Good as It Gets

At the end of 2.13 Best Friend, Morgan points to their respective girlfriends and says to Chuck, “This is as good as it gets.” Morgan means it in the sense that their life is extremely good and couldn’t be better. But Chuck’s smile turns into a somber and longing...
Chuck vs Prague

Chuck vs Prague

Many fans hate 3.01 Pink Slip because they think it resets Chuck and Sarah’s relationship in a way that is artificial and out of character. The Chuck they know from the previous seasons, they argue, would not behave like that; he would not leave the woman he...
Chuck vs Cole

Chuck vs Cole

Some viewers think the Cole arc is unnecessary because Chuck and Sarah’s relationship is starting to go around in circles. I disagree. It’s true that Chuck breaks up with Sarah at the beginning of 2.15 Beefcake because he thinks they will never be really...
Selflessness vs Selfishness

Selflessness vs Selfishness

Why does Sarah cry after watching Carina’s thumb drive video at the end of 3.02 Three Words? What is it that she’s thinking as she watches Chuck’s confession of love in Karl’s vault? This scene comes at the end of the second episode of season...
Chuck vs the Hero’s Journey

Chuck vs the Hero’s Journey

In one of the interviews when the show aired, Chris Fedak mentioned that they had the outline of the Hero’s Journey in the back of their mind when plotting season 3. Well, it seems they followed it pretty well. Chuck’s S3 hero’s journey: 12 stages in...
Why Does Chuck Stand Down in Tic Tac?

Why Does Chuck Stand Down in Tic Tac?

If Laudanol works by removing fear, why does Chuck stop strangling the Ring’s goon when Sarah calls to him? Is it some other emotion (like love) or is it because she is his superior officer and handler? It’s because of Sarah and his love for her....

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