The BEST Episodes of Chuck

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 6, 2020

Network: NBC

This high-concept action comedy follows Chuck Bartowski as the Buy More computer geek turned secret agent. When Chuck unwittingly downloads a database of government information and deadly fighting skills into his head, he becomes the CIA's most vital secret. This sets Chuck on a path to become a full-fledged spy, assisted by the stoic Colonel John Casey; Chuck's best friend, Morgan Grimes; and the CIA's top agent Sarah Walker. With the help of this unlikely team and his unorthodox techniques, Chuck is ready to take Operation Bartowski freelance.

Chuck Versus the Ring (1)

#1 - Chuck Versus the Ring (1)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 27, 2009

Ellie's big day finally arrives and Chuck must save her life and her wedding from being ruined by Ted Roark and FULCRUM.

star 8.61
4,000 votes
Writers: Allison Adler, Chris Fedak
Chuck Versus the Other Guy

#2 - Chuck Versus the Other Guy

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 5, 2010

Chuck, Sarah and Shaw reunite to find the Ring operative behind the death of Shaw's wife. Sarah has faith that Shaw is ready for the mission but Chuck is worried about his emotional stability. Meanwhile, Morgan considers leaving the Buy More.

star 8.44
4,805 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Chris Fedak
Chuck Versus the Ring (2)

#3 - Chuck Versus the Ring (2)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired May 24, 2010

Shaw returns to threaten everything that Chuck holds dear as his friends, family and the woman he loves are all put in mortal danger. Chuck has to find Shaw and stop him before his own world gets torn apart.

star 8.44
4,510 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak, Josh Schwartz
Chuck Versus the Goodbye

#4 - Chuck Versus the Goodbye

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 27, 2012

In the series finale, Chuck enlists his family, friends and some unexpected allies as he races to stop Nicholas Quinn (recurring guest star ANGUS MACFADYEN) from destroying everything Chuck has built over the past five years. Recurring guest star LINDA HAMILTON appears as Mary Bartowski.

star 8.39
3,026 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak
Chuck Versus the Colonel

#5 - Chuck Versus the Colonel

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 20, 2009

While Chuck and Sarah go on to rescue Steve they realize they have a chemistry together. Meanwhile Morgan becomes a pariah at the Buy More after mistakenly getting Emmett promoted.

star 8.25
3,738 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Matt Miller (II)
Chuck Versus the Subway

#6 - Chuck Versus the Subway

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired May 24, 2010

The Ring is closing in on Chuck and Operation Bartowski. Fortunately, Chuck's dad Steven is working hard to save his son. Meanwhile, Casey must secretly protect his daughter from the Ring, and Big Mike receives some serious news about the Buy More.

star 8.24
4,495 votes
Directors: Matt Shakman
Writers: Ali Adler, Matt Miller, Phil Klemmer
Chuck Versus the Dream Job

#7 - Chuck Versus the Dream Job

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 6, 2009

Chuck's life seems to be coming together, his long-absent father has returned and he landed his dream job. Unfortunately for Chuck, neither turns out to be quite what he expected.

star 8.23
3,640 votes
Writers: Corey Nickerson, Phil Klemmer
Chuck Versus the Push Mix

#8 - Chuck Versus the Push Mix

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 31, 2011

The mission to take down Volkoff reaches a dangerous new level, while big changes loom at home. As Sarah works to free Chuck’s mom, Chuck and Morgan embark on their own mission to take down Alexei Volkoff. Meanwhile, Casey bonds with his daughter, Alex, while Ellie tries to ease Awesome’s anxieties over fatherhood.

star 8.15
4,591 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins
Chuck Versus the Beard

#9 - Chuck Versus the Beard

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 8, 2010

Chuck feels like his life is falling apart when he can't flash and gets left behind for a mission. While Shaw, Sarah and Casey go on without him, Chuck finds himself in a sticky situation back at the base.

star 8.15
4,422 votes
Directors: Zachary Levi
Writers: Skeeter Rosenbaum
Chuck Versus the Marlin

#10 - Chuck Versus the Marlin

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 24, 2008

Two new characters are introduced, both of whom want to take the Intersect. One is a beautiful, young female enemy agent that works in the Pita Palace next to the Buy More, and the other is a handsome CIA agent who is posing as an undercover police detective investigating a theft at the Buy More who wants to take Chuck into his custody. The former quickly blows Chuck's cover, while the latter kidnaps him and makes him vanish from his former life.

star 8.05
3,539 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Matthew Lau
Chuck Versus the First Kill

#11 - Chuck Versus the First Kill

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 13, 2009

After Chuck's father Steve 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 Roberts. Meanwhile, the Buy More team tries to sabotage Emmett’s corporate evaluation.

star 8.03
3,695 votes
Directors: Norman Buckley
Writers: Scott Rosenbaum
Chuck Versus the American Hero

#12 - Chuck Versus the American Hero

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 29, 2010

Chuck has his pick of the best CIA agents for an undercover operation, but he has only one girl in mind for the job, Sarah. Casey, Morgan and Awesome team up to help Chuck win her back.

star 8.03
4,575 votes
Writers: Max Denby
Chuck Versus the Fat Lady

#13 - Chuck Versus the Fat Lady

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 17, 2008

The team needs to acquire a Fulcrum agent list by solving several riddles left behind by Guy Lafleur. Meanwhile, Emmett tries to find out why Chuck is absent so often and goes after his colleagues to get the information.

star 8.03
3,648 votes
Directors: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Writers: Matthew Lau
Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger

#14 - Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired May 16, 2011

Before he can kiss the bride, Chuck must enlist his wedding party to take down Vivian Volkoff and stop her from destroying the big day. When he turns to Alexei Volkoff for help, the CIA sends its toughest agent, Clyde Decker, to stop them.

star 8.01
3,876 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak, Nicholas Wootton
Chuck Versus the Honeymooners

#15 - Chuck Versus the Honeymooners

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 26, 2010

While in Europe, Sarah and Chuck realize they’re traveling on a train with Spanish spies. Even though they’re all alone, they decide to take on these rogue agents. Of course, this impromptu mission doesn’t go smoothly. Meanwhile, Beckman orders her newest “unlikely” spy team – John Casey and Morgan Grimes – to track down the missing couple.

star 7.98
4,404 votes
Writers: Allison Adler, Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins
Chuck Versus the Nemesis

#16 - Chuck Versus the Nemesis

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 26, 2007

Chuck discovers that his former roommate and old nemesis, Bryce Larkin, is still alive, and that a renegade group within the CIA is after the Intersect. Chuck then has to balance helping Bryce return to the legitimate CIA, with the year's busiest shopping day at the Buy More.

star 7.97
3,664 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak
Chuck Versus the DeLorean

#17 - Chuck Versus the DeLorean

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 8, 2008

Sarah's father, a con artist, comes to meet her, revealing that he conned a Saudi Arabian sheik, Rajiv Amad, out of nearly a million dollars. The sheik turns out to be connected to terrorist fundings, so the General wants Sarah and Chuck to gain intel from Sarah's father, but things get complicated when Amad shows up. Anna wants to take her relationship with Morgan a step further and asks him to move in an apartment with her. Devon lends him some money to buy one, but instead, he buys a car.

star 7.96
3,687 votes
Directors: Ken Whittingham
Writers: Matthew Miller
Chuck Versus the Cougars

#18 - Chuck Versus the Cougars

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 20, 2008

Chuck goes undercover at Sarah's 10-year High School reunion, where they meet the girl that tortured Sarah back in the old days.

star 7.96
3,506 votes
Writers: Allison Adler
Chuck Versus the Imported Hard Salami

#19 - Chuck Versus the Imported Hard Salami

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 19, 2007

Not all of Sarah's feelings for Chuck may have been a cover, as she finds out, when Chuck begins to date Lou, a sandwich maker. When things couldn't get even more complicated, Lou turns out to be part of a smuggling ring.

star 7.95
3,696 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Matt Miller, Scott Rosenbaum
Chuck Versus the Alma Mater

#20 - Chuck Versus the Alma Mater

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2007

Returning to Stanford, the University that expelled him, Chuck has to help a former professor who is a government agent being hunted for a sensitive top-secret file he has in his possession. At the same time, Chuck learns much about himself and about the death of his friend Bryce Larkin.

star 7.94
3,820 votes
Writers: Anne Cofell Saunders
Chuck Versus the Truth

#21 - Chuck Versus the Truth

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 12, 2007

Chuck must learn to balance a real love life with his cover love life when he meets a charming young woman by the name of Lou. At the same time, his relationship with Sarah gets interesting when the duo must explain their sexual relations with Ellie and Captain Awesome on a double date. Meanwhile, there is trouble when someone is using truth poison in order to retrieve codes for nuclear facilities.

star 7.88
3,578 votes
Writers: Allison Adler
Chuck Versus Santa Claus

#22 - Chuck Versus Santa Claus

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 15, 2008

Christmas Eve does not go as planned when an amateur criminal on the run from the police crashes into the Buy More and takes Chuck, Ellie, Awesome and the rest of the Buy More gang hostage. In order to protect Chuck’s cover and the safety of the other hostages, Sarah and Casey secretly go in to the store to remove Chuck, but the mission quickly falls apart when Chuck refuses to leave his friends and family behind.

star 7.87
3,498 votes
Writers: Scott Rosenbaum
Chuck Versus the Tic Tac

#23 - Chuck Versus the Tic Tac

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 15, 2010

Casey carries out a side mission for his old commanding officer James Keller that leads to him committing treason. When Chuck learns the dark truth about Col. Keller, he and Sarah set out to break Casey out of jail and clear his name. Meanwhile, Awesome's plan to keep Ellie out of danger gets more difficult when she gets her dream fellowship.

star 7.86
4,372 votes
Writers: Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins
Chuck Versus First Class

#24 - Chuck Versus First Class

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 25, 2010

CIA agent Daniel Shaw assigns Chuck to his first solo mission in Paris, ignoring Sarah and Casey’s wishes. During the flight to France, Chuck befriends Hannah and flashes on another passenger the imposing Hugo Panzer. Meanwhile, Casey helps Morgan battle Jeff and Lester for control of the Buy More.

star 7.86
4,133 votes
Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte

#25 - Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 11, 2010

Chuck must use his relationship with Awesome to protect a visiting dictator, Premier Goya, who is the target of an assassination. While Awesome is excited about the prospect of being a spy, Chuck is more concerned about Awesome and Ellie's safety.

star 7.86
3,907 votes
Writers: Phil Klemmer