TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 25 – Goodbye, Chuck

In the first new episode of the year, I’m joined by Wes Ambrecht for an extended conversation about all things Chuck, from the final season and the finale to what went wrong along the way. Don’t forget, you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, if that’s your kind of thing.

Chuck Versus the List of Greatness: Chuck’s 15 best episodes

Chuck’s somewhat-anticipated final season begins tonight. And although I already wrote a piece to celebrate the series’ return, I thought it would be best to stray away from the negative and focus a little bit more on the good times. In that vein, I figured the best way for me to do that would be…… Continue reading Chuck Versus the List of Greatness: Chuck’s 15 best episodes

Chuck Versus the Final Season: Four things the series needs to do to make the final season great

It is hard for me to say this, but Chuck has been a disappointment. I’m well aware of the high expectations everyone had for the series after fans, critics and randos on Twitter decided that they wanted to spread the word and eat a bunch of Subway sandwiches. When you feel like you personally helped…… Continue reading Chuck Versus the Final Season: Four things the series needs to do to make the final season great

#TVFail Entry 8: Chuck, “Chuck Versus the Mask”

The accused: Chuck, “Chuck Versus the Mask” The crime: Delaying the eventual union of the series’ primary romantic couple even further by pairing them off with new characters, subsequently creating a fan panic/outrage Television’s failures are supposed to be obvious. From the overhyped non-starters that flop from the very beginning (hello, FlashForward, Lone Star) to the much-discussed…… Continue reading #TVFail Entry 8: Chuck, “Chuck Versus the Mask”

2009-10 season wrap: Chuck

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be summarizing my thoughts on many of the series that ended just as the “official” television season came to a close recently. Overview: After much hubbub about whether or not it would actually return for a third season, Chuck did return and delivered an entertaining group of episodes. Thanks…… Continue reading 2009-10 season wrap: Chuck