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The Best Episodes of Chuck

Every episode of Chuck ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Chuck!

When Buy More computer geek Chuck Bartowski 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.

Genres:Action & AdventureComedyDrama
Network:NBC

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The best episode of "Chuck" is "Chuck Versus the Ring", rated 9.5/10 from 2394 user votes. It was directed by Robert Duncan McNeill and written by Ali Adler, Chris Fedak. "Chuck Versus the Ring" aired on 4/27/2009 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Chuck Versus the Colonel".

  • Chuck Versus the Ring
    9.5/10 2,394 votes

    #1 - Chuck Versus the Ring

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2009-04-27

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

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Ali Adler, Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus the Colonel
    9.3/10 1,810 votes

    #2 - Chuck Versus the Colonel

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2009-04-20

    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.

    Director: Peter Lauer

    Writer: Matthew Miller

  • Chuck Versus the Other Guy
    9.3/10 1,991 votes

    #3 - Chuck Versus the Other Guy

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-04-05

    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.

    Director: Peter Lauer

    Writer: Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus the Ring: Part 2
    9.3/10 1,687 votes

    #4 - Chuck Versus the Ring: Part 2

    Season 3 Episode 19 - Aired 2010-05-24

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Josh Schwartz, Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus the Subway
    9.2/10 1,517 votes

    #5 - Chuck Versus the Subway

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2010-05-24

    As the Intersect continues to malfunction Stephen hurries to complete the Governor for his son. Meanwhile, Daniel Shaw and the Ring close in on Team Bartowski and their families.

    Director: Matt Shakman

    Writer: Ali Adler

  • Chuck Versus the Beard
    9.1/10 1,533 votes

    #6 - Chuck Versus the Beard

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-03-08

    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.

    Director: Zachary Levi

    Writer: Scott Rosenbaum

  • Chuck Versus the Push Mix
    9.1/10 1,495 votes

    #7 - Chuck Versus the Push Mix

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-01-31

    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.

    Director: Peter Lauer

    Writer: Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins

  • Chuck Versus the Goodbye
    9.1/10 2,447 votes

    #8 - Chuck Versus the Goodbye

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-01-27

    Chuck enlists his family, friend and some unexpected allies as he races to stop Nicholas Quinn from destroying everything Chuck has built over the past five years.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus the Dream Job
    9.0/10 1,564 votes

    #9 - Chuck Versus the Dream Job

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2009-04-06

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Phil Klemmer

  • Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger
    9.0/10 1,460 votes

    #10 - Chuck Versus the Cliffhanger

    Season 4 Episode 24 - Aired 2011-05-16

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Nicholas Wootton, Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus Santa Claus
    8.9/10 1,649 votes

    #11 - Chuck Versus Santa Claus

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2008-12-15

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Scott Rosenbaum

  • Chuck Versus the Honeymooners
    8.9/10 1,538 votes

    #12 - Chuck Versus the Honeymooners

    Season 3 Episode 14 - Aired 2010-04-26

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Ali Adler, Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins

  • Chuck Versus First Class
    8.8/10 1,521 votes

    #13 - Chuck Versus First Class

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2010-01-25

    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.

    Director: Fred Toye

    Writer: Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus the American Hero
    8.8/10 1,391 votes

    #14 - Chuck Versus the American Hero

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2010-03-29

    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.

    Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

    Writer: Max Denby

  • Chuck Versus Sarah
    8.8/10 1,462 votes

    #15 - Chuck Versus Sarah

    Season 5 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-01-27

    After a harrowing mission, Sarah returns to Chuck with a huge secret. Meanwhile, Ellie and Awesome are presented with a new opportunity that could change their lives.

    Director: Jay Chandrasekhar

    Writer: Lauren LeFranc

  • Chuck Versus the First Kill
    8.7/10 1,419 votes

    #16 - Chuck Versus the First Kill

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2009-04-13

    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.

    Director: Norman Buckley

    Writer: Scott Rosenbaum

  • Chuck Versus the Tic Tac
    8.7/10 1,294 votes

    #17 - Chuck Versus the Tic Tac

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-03-15

    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.

    Director: Patrick R. Norris

    Writer: Lauren LeFranc, Rafe Judkins

  • Chuck Versus Phase Three
    8.7/10 1,361 votes

    #18 - Chuck Versus Phase Three

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-11-22

    Chuck, Sarah, Casey and Morgan venture into the jungles of Southeast Asia when The Belgian attempts to unravel the secrets of the Intersect. Meanwhile, Captain Awesome and Ellie try to decipher a secret left behind by her father.

    Director: Anton Cropper

    Writer: Kristin Newman

  • Chuck Versus the Cougars
    8.6/10 1,473 votes

    #19 - Chuck Versus the Cougars

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2008-10-20

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

    Director: Patrick R. Norris

    Writer: Ali Adler

  • Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte
    8.6/10 1,382 votes

    #20 - Chuck Versus the Angel de la Muerte

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-01-11

    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.

    Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

    Writer: Phil Klemmer

  • Chuck Versus Operation Awesome
    8.6/10 1,364 votes

    #21 - Chuck Versus Operation Awesome

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2010-01-18

    When Awesome is mistaken for a super spy by the evil Sydney Price, Chuck must become his handler and show him the spy ropes. While on a mission for The Ring, they meet the mysterious Daniel Shaw. Meanwhile, Morgan gets promoted to assistant manager and must deal with Jeff and Lester's latest hijinks.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Zev Borow

  • Chuck Versus the Truth
    8.5/10 1,683 votes

    #22 - Chuck Versus the Truth

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-11-12

    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.

    Director: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Writer: Ali Adler

  • Chuck Versus the Marlin
    8.5/10 1,577 votes

    #23 - Chuck Versus the Marlin

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2008-01-24

    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.

    Director: Allan Kroeker

    Writer: Matthew Lau

  • Chuck Versus the First Date
    8.5/10 1,555 votes

    #24 - Chuck Versus the First Date

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2008-09-29

    "Chuck Versus the First Date" is the second season premiere of the action-comedy series Chuck. It first aired on September 29, 2008. Chuck's time as the Intersect is coming to a close as the CIA and NSA have completed construction of the new Intersect.

    Director: Jason Ensler

    Writer: Josh Schwartz, Chris Fedak

  • Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer
    8.5/10 1,436 votes

    #25 - Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-10-27

    Efficiency expert Emmett Milbarge pays the Buy More a visit to inspect the branch, while a global terrorist looks for Jeff. Chuck needs to socialize with Jeff to find out about his connection to the terrorist. Finally, it all comes down to video games and the prevention of World War III.

    Director: Norman Buckley

    Writer: Phil Klemmer