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Old December 1 2008, 06:45 AM   #76
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

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Old December 2 2008, 05:28 AM   #77
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

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Well, you seem to have more faith in Sarah's ability to "fake it" than I do.
She's a trained CIA agent. I'd hope she'd be able to "fake it"
From what I get, almost all women have had to "fake it" at one point or another...

I think you guys are comparing apples and oranges here... 'Sarah Walker', 'real' CIA agent would certainly be that sort of calculating professional killer that TighsEye claims, and, if 'Chuck' were set in the real world, that would almost certainly be the case.

However, it should be obvious to anyone that this isn't set in the real world. It's a slightly cartoon world of high-tech spy fantasy, not unlike the James Bond universe (pre-reboot). Here, the emotions are obvious, the traps are expected, elaborate, and overly complex, and nobody shoots anyone when it would be most logical, ESPECIALLY if the hero is deep in the villain's lair, helpless and easily picked off.

In this universe, it's obvious to see that Sarah's affection for Chuck is genuine. Besides, if it was just as act, Casey wouldn't give her such a hard time about it, nor would she give such weak excuses to him when confronted.
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Old December 2 2008, 05:30 AM   #78
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

On topic for the episode, though...

The whole thing was enjoyable, but seeing Big Mike take down Leader was, quite frankly, (for me) the best moment of the series yet...

I'm amazed at the fact that we've yet to see a real clunker of an episode. Even the pilot holds up surprisingly well after two and half seasons of development. Normally, I don't tend to see that in any show that lasts longer than a season...

Just noting.
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Old December 2 2008, 07:16 AM   #79
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

^ One and a half seasons, not two and a half.
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Old December 2 2008, 09:12 AM   #80
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

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^ One and a half seasons, not two and a half.

Yep, my bad... I knew that...
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Old December 2 2008, 10:27 AM   #81
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On topic for the episode, though...

The whole thing was enjoyable, but seeing Big Mike take down Leader was, quite frankly, (for me) the best moment of the series yet...

I'm amazed at the fact that we've yet to see a real clunker of an episode. Even the pilot holds up surprisingly well after two and half seasons of development. Normally, I don't tend to see that in any show that lasts longer than a season...

Just noting.
I think the pilot is actually BETTER after having seen the rest of the show. All the little in-jokes and characters moments were there from the very beginning, but you don't really get them in the beginning because you don't know the characters yet. It's a lot of fun to go back and watch "Chuck."

And you're right. We haven't really seen a bad episode yet, which is pretty unheard of.
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Old December 2 2008, 05:38 PM   #82
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Well, you seem to have more faith in Sarah's ability to "fake it" than I do.
She's a trained CIA agent. I'd hope she'd be able to "fake it"
From what I get, almost all women have had to "fake it" at one point or another...

I think you guys are comparing apples and oranges here... 'Sarah Walker', 'real' CIA agent would certainly be that sort of calculating professional killer that TighsEye claims, and, if 'Chuck' were set in the real world, that would almost certainly be the case.

However, it should be obvious to anyone that this isn't set in the real world. It's a slightly cartoon world of high-tech spy fantasy, not unlike the James Bond universe (pre-reboot). Here, the emotions are obvious, the traps are expected, elaborate, and overly complex, and nobody shoots anyone when it would be most logical, ESPECIALLY if the hero is deep in the villain's lair, helpless and easily picked off.

In this universe, it's obvious to see that Sarah's affection for Chuck is genuine. Besides, if it was just as act, Casey wouldn't give her such a hard time about it, nor would she give such weak excuses to him when confronted.

Exactly. CHUCK isn't a hard-boiled spy show like LA FEMME NIKITA or something. It's a romantic comedy disguised as a spy show.
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Old December 2 2008, 07:04 PM   #83
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Exactly. CHUCK isn't a hard-boiled spy show like LA FEMME NIKITA or something. It's a romantic comedy disguised as a spy show.
Perhaps, but I like my interpretation more
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Old December 2 2008, 08:26 PM   #84
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Exactly. CHUCK isn't a hard-boiled spy show like LA FEMME NIKITA or something. It's a romantic comedy disguised as a spy show.
Perhaps, but I like my interpretation more
The difference between your interpretation and mine:

Yours doesn't make me feel warm and fuzzy inside.
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Old December 2 2008, 08:33 PM   #85
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Like a bullet wound?
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Old December 2 2008, 09:30 PM   #86
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Yours doesn't make me feel warm and fuzzy inside.
there are other things to make me feel warm and fuzzy

like yvonne herself
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Old December 2 2008, 11:59 PM   #87
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You're describing an std.

extra furry heated sensation? Like gingervitus where a woman visits manparts.

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Old December 3 2008, 12:36 AM   #88
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Re: Chuck -2x08 -"Chuck vs. The Gravitron"-Discuss/Grade <SPOILERS>

that was a great line in 2x9!
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Old December 3 2008, 02:07 AM   #89
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It made me think of you.
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Old December 3 2008, 03:28 AM   #90
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told you so!
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