Chuck Vs. The Post Mortem: Show Bosses Spill Series Finale Secrets, Say There's More to Come

The following Q&A contains major spoilers from Friday night’s series finale of NBC’s Chuck.

Well, Chuck me. It’s all over.

NBC’s beloved spy comedy wrapped up its five-year run on Friday night, with a first hour that was full of thrills and chills and a second episode that, in the very end, was full of heart. Which finale scene was set in stone a while back? What hidden “Easter eggs” might watchful fans have caught? And perhaps most critically, what should we make of that closing scene? Series creators Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak answer those questions and others. (But wait, there’s Buy More! The show bosses also reveal how fans can count on getting extra bits of the Chuck saga down the road.)

TVLINE | What did you always suspect would be in the series finale did in fact end up in the finale? Was it Sarah losing her memory, Chuck getting the Intersect back…?
CHRIS FEDAK | When we were working on this season of the show, we knew that the beach scene, which echoes the beach scene from the pilot, would be there. And we knew that in this case it would be Chuck trying to help Sarah. We were always heading in that direction.
JOSH SCHWARTZ | And the idea this year of taking the show back to basics – in the sense that it was going to be Chuck without the Intersect, and returning the show to its roots in that first season. That beach was the place where Chuck and Sarah first forged their bond, so it seemed like the perfect way to bookend the series.

TVLINE | After screening the finale, I made a point to rewatch the pilot, which of course brought so much stuff into focus. You had the callbacks to the Mexican restaurant, the Wienerlicious, the tango and “Irene Demova,” and you did a veritable shot-for-shot remake of the Bryce escape/fight sequence. Were there more-subtle callbacks that people maybe didn’t catch?
FEDAK | I didn’t even realize this, but when Sarah wears the Wienerlicious uniform, she actually has a little necklace with a hot dog on the end of it. I only now realize that it was there all this time.
SCHWARTZ | The score that plays when they’re at the Mexican restaurant together is the same score that played in the pilot.
FEDAK | Another thing is that throughout the run of the show, Chuck and Sarah have had a cue that [Chuck composer] Tim Jones created – a very emotional, kind of warm-hearted cue that we use in scenes where its just Chuck and Sarah talking about their relationship. It’s always been an open-ended cue, and in the final scene Tim closed it off. That’s a beautiful, delicate moment.

TVLINE | Was that the same beach?
FEDAK | Same beach, same spot. Everything was the same except the weather, which was bad [for the finals shoot]. [Laughs]

TVLINE | You did a really nice job with closure for all of the characters, including Ellie and Awesome. And you turned Jeffster! from the usual novelty into the most unlikely of heroes.
SCHWARTZ | I think that in their own mind, they’ve been heroes all along, so it’s just the rest of the world catching up to the potential that Jeffster! has. Them becoming a successful rock act in Germany feels pretty inevitable, doesn’t it?
FEDAK | Having Jeffster find out about the spy base and having them save the day was something we wanted to do. And once we knew that this would be the final episode, for our fans who love these characters so much, we wanted to give them closure. Act 5 was the one we really didn’t mess around with all that much. It was the one we knew that if we were going to have to take time out of the episode, you had had to keep Act 5 protected.

TVLINE | Any behind-the-scenes anecdotes from the finale shoot? I have to imagine landing a helicopter on a street can go sideways fast.
SCHWARTZ | [Laughs] Well, you don’t want to mess around with a helicopter. We did a lot of amazing stuff in those final two episodes, and one of the reasons this show is possible is because of the amazing production team we had. Robbie Duncan McNeil, who was our in-house directing producer, is featured in the episode — he is the other commando inside the helicopter with John Casey. Robbie was an actor on Star Trek: Voyager, and this is his first time on TV in many years, so it was great to see him up there.

TVLINE | If I gave you an extra hour for the finale, what would you have done with it?
SCHWARTZ | The original [cut] was almost an extra hour longer.
FEDAK | It’s true. Chuck episodes sometimes come in a little long — not this season as much, but this one came in quite a bit long. We actually got it a little bit of extra time from NBC for it.
SCHWARTZ | Some of the additional scenes will be on the DVD.
FEDAK | That’s right, we actually have a longer version coming out on the DVD.

TVLINE | Simply extended edits of scenes or also new entire scenes?
SCHWARTZ | You’ll have a couple of entire scenes. It will be eight minutes longer. And there are extended scenes within Act 5. It will be nice.
FEDAK | So even after tonight, there will still be the opportunity to see some new Chuck.

TVLINE | I was speculating that we’d see Steven J. Bartowski; I was never convinced he died. Was that one of the cameos you had to let fall by the wayside, just for time?
FEDAK | We have thought a lot about, “How can we bring him back?” But in the end it was so much more important that [his death] was a real moment in the show.
SCHWARTZ | We loved him — Scott Bakula was the best — but someone’s gotta stay dead on this show!

TVLINE | Or, boom — there’s your premise for a TV-movie a couple years from now.
SCHWARTZ | [Laughs] I like it!

TVLINE | Do you have a handshake agreement with everybody that one day you’ll all reconvene, when the time and idea is right?
SCHWARTZ | I think it’s an unspoken agreement. I think everybody would pick up their pocket protectors and Converse sneakers and come back to do it all again.

TVLINE | What do you hope the show’s legacy is?
SCHWARTZ | We’ve been thinking a lot about this. First of all, the relationship that the show had with its fans is something really unique. And I think, also, it was an original story. It was a show that combined a lot of different elements and genres into something that hadn’t been seen before, and that’s a harder and harder thing to get done in a world dependent on pre-sold titles and known quantities. So for us, the originality of the show clearly spoke to those individuals out there in the audience who also felt unique and original. And the final thing I’ll say is it was the story of a guy who felt he had all this potential but never lived up to it. A guy who felt he had the promise to be something better than he was when we first met him. This underdog, this nerd, who’s thrust into this life and lives up to it and becomes a hero spoke to people. A lot of people saw themselves in Chuck, and want to believe that if given their own opportunity they could also become a hero.
FEDAK | The only thing I would add is that this show was fun. It was designed as a cure-all for your Monday–
SCHWARTZ | Or your Friday
FEDAK | Or your Friday, for less people. But we tried to make the most fun piece of television you could imagine, and it was a pleasure to do it.
SCHWARTZ | We’d hear from so many people who said they could watch the show with their whole family, that it was something they could put on for an hour enjoy and smile.
TVLINE | Now the big question: Did Sarah get her memories back with that kiss? Or is that open to viewer interpretation?
SCHWARTZ | You gotta leave it open — right, Chris?
FEDAK | That’s the way I feel about it. I think it’s certainly a happy ending, but I also think that we like a little bit of ambiguity. Leave it up to the Chuck fans to take their own individual impression away.

TVLINE | But are you braced for any moans and groans from slightly disappointed diehards?
SCHWARTZ | They’re always out there, and we’re always ready for them.
FEDAK | But I do hope they feel very satisfied. I think the ending has a bit of magic to it. People should believe in how they wanted it to end.



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Comments (409)

  • Just watched the last 2 episodes and it was amazing I didn’t like the Sarah loosing memory part but had faith in the the Writers that they would give us the ending it deserved and I believe they did it ended how it began and that kiss was very long so I choose to believe they get back together and live happily ever after in their white picked fence house. I will miss this show but now for sure it will be the only tv series I will buy on dvd or blu ray if only for the extra’s and just to watch all those 5 seasons again on a monday as it should be. Chuck was the guy who got the girl lost the girl and got her back again.

    Comment by Onno – January 29, 2012 07:14 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hi All,

    The fact that Sarah knew that the beach was important – but didn’t know why proved it to me that Chuck & Sarah were going to be alright! In time, with Chuck’s help she will get her memories back. J/C bring on the Movie!!

    Comment by Sean – January 29, 2012 07:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • ı hope so bro I wish we deserve one movie with this cast

      Comment by cem – July 15, 2012 02:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The real problem with the ending was the creators/producers/writers themseleves. They are arrogant – plain and simple. It was us – the viewers – that made CHUCK successful, NOT them. If it wasn’t for us, there wouldn’t have even been five seasons of CHUCK. These folks blew it! There are several alternate endings proposed/described in other postings. All of them are better than the actual ending. The creators/producers/writers tried to be so “artsy-fartsy” that they ruined an otherwise fun show. They owed us a different (read that as “better”) ending! They failed. I’ll pick one of the alternate endings and just pretend that it actually occured. As an aside, I find it amusing that we the viewers can come up with significantly better endings than the creators/producers/writers did. There’s a word that applies to these so-called “talented individuals” in the entertainment business: incompetent.

    Comment by David – January 29, 2012 08:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I don’t like open endings. But I liked Chuck’s ending. During the finale, there was some suspense: will she remember? How?
    I was also thinking that if she remembers with a kiss, it would be Disney corny (Sarah is not Snow White!) and that if she doesn’t remember, it would be awful. But when Chuck decided to upload the Intersect, I was ok with it because we had be shown that Sarah was starting to remember. But she was still fighting it. Until the final scene.

    So for me, it’s not really an open ending because Sarah will remember, maybe not everything in one split second but we know that the memories still exist and we know that she feels something and wants to remember (cue her happy face and “Kiss me”.

    Comment by Hel – January 29, 2012 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • While I think that the finale was very good overall, I, too, don’t like ambiguous endings on TV shows. If she gets her memories back, immediately after the kiss or slowly over time, then Fedak/Schwartz were just creating artificial suspense for the sake of wrapping up the show in, what I must say, is a quite unoriginal manner. If she doesn’t ever get her memories back, then that essentially turns the entire five-year run of the show into a Greek-tragedy. I think that they wrapped it the way they did because they couldn’t really figure out how to wrap up the show. That’s the same way that I felt about the whole run of Lost. I think that the Lost showrunners were surprised by how successful that Lost was and then had to pretend that they had a “grand design” plan for the show, when, in fact, they had no idea themselves and were making it up as they went along. But, as usual, I digress….

    Rather than wrapping up the show ambiguously, I honestly would have preferred that Sarah had killed Chuck in the first hour, then had her memories come back. After realizing what she had done, she then went on an extended “She-Male of Thailand-style” rampage. At the very least, it would have been really interesting to watch, and would’ve shown a lot of balls! :) Also, we would be talking about that ending for a very long time!

    Finally, I must say that I also really like the ending mentioned earlier in this thread with Sarah getting glasses in the mail 6-months later and having her “I know Kung-Fu” moment. Brilliant!

    Fantastic TV show overall though. I will miss it greatly (except for Season 3).

    Comment by Dink – January 29, 2012 11:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m still in shock, I was sure this whole final season thing was just a mean prank by NBC, or at least that’s what I was hoping. Come on, this is such an amazing show and I’m so sad to see it go.

    Comment by Melody – January 29, 2012 11:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Considering Yvonne said in an interview that she cried for a full month leading up to the last scene, I’d say it’s for real. Maybe they could take it to the big screen????? I’d accept that compromise :-)

      Comment by Charity – January 29, 2012 05:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sarah’s memory loss reminds me slightly of the film 50 First Dates. The concept was that, although Drew Barrymore would never regain her memories, her sub conscience began to remember her love (through dreams & such). So I would like to think it was with Sarah. Take for instance the Wienerlicious scene when Sarah started re-arranging the cups. She didn’t actually get any memories back, but there was something subconsciously guiding her. Guiding her, as well, back into the arms of Chuck… one can hope.

    Comment by Charity – January 29, 2012 05:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Terrible ending. There were some good touches, but the overall story was rushed, all over the place and open ended. Never mind that the whole “bad intersect that deletes your memories” is the worst plot device ever. I’m going to forget the whole season 5 didn’t exist, maybe use that “bad intersect” to wipe my memories all the way back to the season 4 finale, right before Morgan puts on the glasses.

    After watching that finale, I feel like I got kicked in the nuts.

    Comment by Cujo – January 29, 2012 09:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hi chucksters. I´m really sad for the end of the greatest series I´ve seen. I didn´t like the final episode because I think Sarah must reminder all her memories and I don´t like the end because We all expected She´d begin a family life with Chuck (maybe have babies) and It ends unclear.

    I would like Chuck´s end were more lovely and not too sad, I would wish They (Chuck & Sarah) live happy for ever as a family with all the Chuck´s Family (Ellie, Devon, Claire and his mom) and Morgan, Casey and all the characters around.

    Comment by José – January 29, 2012 10:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If I was home when Chuck came on it was the only show on TV I would watch without the use of the DVR. If I had to record it, the show was always the 1st thing I watched when I got home and turned on the TV.
    As a TV junkie, this is at the top of the list of shows that I enjoyed watching every time it was on.

    Comment by sc – January 30, 2012 04:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Those of us old enough to remember “The Six Million Dollar Man” and the tragic “Bionic Woman” love story will clearly see what the writers did here. In that show, Jamie and Steve are so in love its breathtaking, bionicly go on spy mission together, and suddenly prior to the wedding her bionics malfunction and she has a brain anurism and dies. Talk about depressing and tragic! Then, shes brought back to life, and no longer remembers their love. She sees evidence – including a tree inscribed “Jamie loves Steve” – and acknowledges that she must have felt those things, but cant remember them. Its like walking into a room full of people – some are familiar, but you cant quite place them – are her her memories. They part – always drawn to each other, always there for each other – but never remembering the full brunt of the depth of her feelings and always one step removed from full on “deep in love”. its classic sci-fi – and until a reunion film years later – this is how they stayed. Now, I agree she feels like Jamie did after coming out of her coma – drawn o him, cares for him alot, but not “deep in love” anymore – but, she obviously would like to be, and will be again – and is willing to hear all the stories and laugh and kiss and being the love anew willingingly….essentially redoing the series again with many more adventures to come. Sounds great. Not as great as a magic kiss “intersect flash of memories – but, its very romantic that true love always finds a way to begin again and overcome any odds.

    Comment by Wyatt Clough – January 30, 2012 09:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was waiting for Chuck to bring out the drawing of him and Sarah with the baby in front of the house with the picket fence that he did for her. When he drew that, she said she would NEVER forget that. It would have been perfect to show her that and have her memories come flooding back.

    Comment by Rinacres – January 30, 2012 09:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please do a movie or at least a book to tie up the series. The endiing was disappointing and fans need a much better ending to this. Even if Sara had said “I remember, kiss me Chuck” it would have been much better!!

    Comment by HJ – January 30, 2012 09:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So having rewatched the pilot and onto season 3 now to cheer myself up I don’t believe the finale was as open ended as I thought at first. the signs are all there that while Sarah may have forgot the details she couldn’t forget her feelings so whether she regained her memories or not to me overall it doesn’t matter (of course it’s still sad) she is not the sarah walker we met in the pilot regardless of what she has forgotten she has fundamentally changed chuck has changed her and once she accepted chucks version of events and realised she like casey has changed where does she go? To the beach where chuck and her first struck up their relationship. she doesn’t no why that place is important she just knows that it IS, for her herself she is drawn to this place by nothing more than her heart and feelings and that to me is all I need to be reassured that the bartowski’s will have their little picket fenced house eventually measuring the heights of their kids on their doorframe.
    The writers closed a chapter not the book on ‘chuck’ and I would love to see their third ‘first date’ or renewing their wedding vows but I’m content enough safely knowing that chuck ad Sarah and everyone else on chuck are together off having a new beginning

    Comment by Rachael – January 30, 2012 11:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It is hard for me to believe how full of themselves these writers are. They “ended” the show numerous times with a happy ending. Now, all of a sudden, they are tragedians? They honestly think this is a SATISFYING finale? And they sure are dismissive of any fans who aren’t going to be on board with their ambiguous, ‘poetic,’ conclusion. If you haven’t grown up as part of this current era of TV, with everyone being artsy and angst-ridden, ending CHUCK this way was very painful. Sometimes, we watch a TV show because it takes us out of the nightmares of real life. CHUCK was that kind of show. They did a truly excellent job of creating the emotions of someone losing a loved one due to memory loss or brain damage. And in real life, that is ugly, vicious, cruel. Which made their choice of how to end the series pretty cruel–not, by any means, a “love letter” to the fans. This show had not been about this sort of thing up until now. Why did they choose to make it about that at the end? Don’t get me wrong–I GET what they were doing. But for me, it hurt really bad.

    Comment by Jack – January 30, 2012 12:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Overall, the finale was fairly good. But the thing is, it could have been better, and that is what gets me. The writers/creators of Chuck had a great opportunity to finish off the show in a grand way. In my opinion, I think they failed.

    Don’t get me wrong, it was a good ending, but there was just something about it though that just felt wrong. I can’t quite describe what it is though. These guys had a chance to create a perfect ending for the perfect show, but they couldn’t do it.

    Simply put, it could have been better.

    Comment by Chuck – January 30, 2012 03:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I miss Chuck already!! The ending was sad but beautiful. I’ve never ever cried so much for a finale in my life. My heart broke a little. I even dreamt about Chuck & Sarah that night!!

    Comment by Melissa – January 30, 2012 03:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i really thought that there ending could be sarah’s memory will be back, and they will live to there dream house also they had already a baby. would you mind bring back chuck?

    Comment by adam endaila – January 30, 2012 06:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If the finale run an hour long in the first cut them WHY are they only putting 8 extra minutes on the DVD when it is released. GET THAT FOOTAGE OFF THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR AND INTO OUR HANDS!!!! PULEEZE

    Comment by TacomaLeroy – January 30, 2012 06:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Chuck always had the ambiguous ‘we’ll be back’ sort of teaser. It started with Chuck’s “Guys, I know Kung Fu.” Then Morgan got to say it. I thought it woulda been fitting for Sarah to be able to say, over the show’s end slate “Chuck, I remember…” Would have gone a long way in maintaining the parallels to previous seasons AND would have made my wife and me MUCH happier.

    Comment by Gray – January 31, 2012 03:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I have to say that my original reaction to the ending was WTF Fedak I will never forgive you for this and never watch a show you are involved with as I dont trust you. I should also say that I live in the UK and it was 3.00 in the morning when I watched it live (for the first time ever).
    I admit my expectation was for the show that they would give us a typical happy ending with Sarah getting her memory back and moving into the house and her telling him that she was pregnant. We had Fedak et all telling us it was a love letter to the fans, they knew Chuck and Sarah were the Heart of the show, and that it focused on the Chuck and Sarah relationship.
    While watching I loved seeing kick ass Sarah it was uncomfortable seeing her threaten Ellie, and then Chuck telling Ellie that ‘people keep telling him his wifer is gone but she is not she is right here,’ just really got to me and then the emotion in Chuck when he is talking about the fact that there realtionship was real was gut wrenching although I also thought he could have gone a less emotion filled way telling her about what he knows about her, her name, her parents, the mission in Hungary and the baby, she had been distrustful of Quinn and that could have proven to her that Chuck was right.
    We could see from that moment that Sarahs memory started to come back and obvioulsy we got more later with the Wienerlicious, Irene Demova and of course lastly the beech. On first watch I thought that the PTB would have Sarahs memory coming back after her head injuries when coming out of the plane
    We know that Sarah fell for Chuck in the pilot, this is that same Sarah she is in the same position she was then and she sees thing in these episodes that keep the idea if him that many people think made Sarah fall in love with him, ie helping the balerinas dad. In these we see that he saves her life, after she almost kills him (and how hard was that to watch) he gives up the possibility of getting her memories back to save people and at the end he is still willing to be there for her with no expectations.
    At the end of Vs Sarah she tells him she does not feel it. I defy anyone to look at the dancing scene and not see that she is feeling something, In Wienerlicious when Chuck asks her to try and remember she does not shut him down she looks to me like she is trying. After leaving Chuck in castle and she has to find herself she goes to there spot on the beech! When Chuck comes and she asks to here there story she wants to know, she wants to reconnect with herself and him, during the story she is displaying lots of feelings Happness, Laughter and Sadness. This is not old Sarah this is S5 Sarah and then telling Chuck to ‘Kiss me’ is her accepting that they are in love she feels it now even without all her memories and wether the kiss is magic or not to me it is definately a loving Kiss.
    I think the ending was very good and very emotional I cant watch it without crying.
    Although I am sure that Chuck and Sarah will be fine, and that Sarah will get her memories back but I still would have preferred a couple of changes to the final scene, Sarah being into the kiss more eg her touching his cheek or pulling him to her, the kiss breaking and them smiling honestly at each other, or some dialoge after the kiss could be either ‘I love You,’ ‘I remember’ ‘now i feel it’ or even ‘That wasnt so bad was it’ (callback to wookie).
    The ending made me feel so much more than just a typical happy ending would and has definately left me wanting more, would as many of the fans be wanting a Movie if it had all been wrapped up in a bow

    Comment by srb – January 31, 2012 05:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hey guys. I’ve watched chuck from season 1 to season 5 about four times. I’m a true chuck fan. I’m a little disappointed with the ending of season 5. I think that you’ll should come out with a movie letting us know how every bodies lives in chucked end. The question everybody wants to know. Did sarah get her memory back? Does she remember chuck?

    Comment by vimal – January 31, 2012 11:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Whatever happened to the picture that Chuck drew in Vs the Bullet Train? When Sarah begins to lose her memory, she tells Chuck that she’d never forget that! I was very much expecting Chuck to show her that picture to restore her memories – a visual Que ála intersect as opposed to a ‘magical’ kiss.. just my thoughts.

    Comment by lgw – January 31, 2012 02:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • i fealt the same way i thought they missed on a few little things that they could of used that i thought they were setting the final up for like that i entirely expected chuck to bring out hte picture he drew and for it to give a little spark to sarahs memory but it never happend and ellie and awesome were already studying morgans memory loss so i thought that they might find something their just a few things didnt seam right

      Comment by Tanner – January 31, 2012 08:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I really loved the finale of chuck it was so good i couldnt stop crying through it. like some of you guys have said i believe even if the kiss didnt work that sarah wants to love chuck and that is all that really matters because she is begining to remember things as well.

    hear is what i think happens dirrectly after the last scene:
    right after kissing sarah starts sobing and saying sorry to chuck because as much as she believes him she just can not remember. but she does say she remember one thing that she loves chuck. so chuck and sarah start the same old will they wont they relationship they had in season one and with sarah only knowing how to be a spy and chuck with the intersect they fall into the spy life again. alot of their missions have to do with getting sarahs memory back with new intersect peices. all while these missions are going on sarah is slowly gaining back all the little things.
    the real ending kinda leaves it open for another season if they somehow get picked up by another network (please god im begging)

    Comment by Tanner – January 31, 2012 08:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If the series continues, it would seem to me wise this end, but still the final and final could have done more enjoyable for the fans (a baby Bartowsky or future images in your home) and not a series of flashbacks, and some to Germany , others at Chicago, at least the last two minutes were good, just for good writers

    Comment by josegrafart – February 1, 2012 04:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • hi guys zachary levi suggested to the producers and nbc to make a chuck movie every 6 months to a year for a long time so about 7 chuck movies but i wish they would accept his thought dont think they will :(

    Comment by Alo – February 1, 2012 12:04 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i just can’t realize what are NBC thinking,keeping canceling good quality shows. chuck is one of them .i still remember the show “life” ,which Damian Lewis acted.
    Now , nbc still cannot learn that lesson ,canceling chuck ,what a huge mistake !!
    but i don’t see any sign that chuck will return in the future, only i hope is a movie for chuck and sarah to continue their romance story and give us a real ,a happy ,a comedy ,a warm end.

    Comment by richsky – February 1, 2012 06:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wish they’d given Chuck the intersect back earlier. I think the finale was the only episode I saw of this season apart from the first because I just thought that Morgan as the intersect was boring.

    I wish they’d left their home town and the Buy More cast behind and brought in more interesting people. These characters could well still have an interesting future.

    Comment by Khurrum – February 2, 2012 10:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I know Sarah got her memories back! She asked for the kiss for a reason! And if she didn’t get them fully back then she got some residule feelings or else she would of left like she said. Instead she went back to the original spot where her and chuck first connected. I’d had hope that the drawing chuck had done would of been showed to her and her memories would of emurged somehow, but the ending was nice nonetheless:)

    Comment by Edgar-- Los Angeles!! – February 2, 2012 11:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Muiyo bom… Pena que terminou a serie. Obrigado

    Comment by Raphael – February 2, 2012 11:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • always enjoyed watching chuck even it wasn’t easy for me because im currently living in germany ;) … and i’ve to add that i love the season final because it had this certain magical moment in the end so everybody could actually come up with his own imaginational chuck ending …

    thanks for this beautiful show

    Comment by McInt – February 2, 2012 11:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I loved the whole series and I am really going to miss this show. The whole cast had such sync with each other. It was like the perfect baseball team. Sorry to see that it was ended, a good ending though, but I really will miss it.

    Comment by brenda gilbert – February 2, 2012 11:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wil mis CHUCK

    Comment by Job t. – February 2, 2012 11:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I liked the way they tied up the loose ends. That’s never easy to do without it seeming forced or unsatisfactory. Not crazy about Sarah losing her memory, but the ending was still hopeful and romantic. I was really surprised the show ended so soon. I’ll miss it a lot.

    Comment by Gary Alan Ruse – February 2, 2012 11:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m glad so many of you think that this was a happy ending, but I didn’t. She may be getting glimpses of memory, but as she said, she ‘doesn’t feel it’ and I really doubt she was falling in love with him all over again on that beach that fast. That kiss was a hope, a Hail Mary pass.

    Nope, this is what will happen; she’ll want her memories back, but she won’t get them back right away, if ever. It’s not like she is going to move in with him – she barely knows him, no matter the stories he told. She’ll go to her own life, maybe even try to date him, but the supporting crew, like Casey and Elly and Awesome and her mom and Chuck’s mom are gone. She’ll get frustrated, distracted and go on missions and eventually, unless the memories do come back, they will fade away from each other. And that is unbelievably sad……..

    Comment by Jaxx – February 2, 2012 11:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Wow. I’m going to call you glass half empty.

      Comment by chad – February 2, 2012 03:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I Loved It All! I loved the way it had the same feel as the early seasons of Chuck- loved the fact Chuck ended up with the intersect. I even loved the fact Sara says, “Kiss me,Chuck”. It was hilarious when Chuck shot down Casey’s helicopter – and then tries to hide the gun behind his back- classic Chuck move! I laughed, I cried and I laughed until I cried. It, to me, was an awesome ending.

    Comment by Lynn – February 2, 2012 11:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The ending was very emotional and i loved it so much BUT i wanted to see them all together as a whole family spending some time together and having fun! also i am begging CFedak!!!! PLEASE I WANT A MOVIE CHUCK :DDDD

    Comment by Lina_Chuckles – February 2, 2012 11:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I am choosing to believe that some how Sarah is getting memories back! I mean hello Chuck is the intersect, between him and Ellie they could at least figure out how to build another intersect and upload Sarah memories!!.. It would just be to devastating to think of Sarah trying to regain those memories forever, and never being able to fully love Chuck in that organic way again. Plus I believe in tv magic, and I am hoping for more Chuck in the form of Cable tv Tv Movie or Big Screen Chuck!!

    Comment by Brittiany – February 2, 2012 11:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Personally, I thought the ending was a bit of a betrayal of the fan loyalty. We hung in there for five seasons, told our friends to watch, supported it online, etc. And what do we get? No closure for the most endearing storyline in the show, Chuck and Sarah. That’s how we get repaid? Gee, thanks.

    Comment by amitiel – February 2, 2012 11:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • For more than love again is cute, in my opinion is an insult. If you start watching the series again, each episode will see how their relationship develops, and I do not accept that it is lost.
    I do not want a new story, I want the old one, because none is better than her. And I feel depressed about it all.

    Comment by Alexander(Brazil) – February 2, 2012 12:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The show was so wonderful and I’m glad they have Chuck and Sarah stay together, it would have been awful otherwise and disappointing. I just do not understand WHY on earth would they take the show off when obviously so many people loved it. I never missed it and if I couldn’t watch at the time it was on I always recorded it. I really miss it! At least they ended it with everyone being happy. Can’t you change your minds and bring it back for another season?!! But no matter what, Chuck & Sarah have to be together!

    Comment by Charlene – February 2, 2012 12:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This was a show where anyone could watch it. It had action, comedy and romance. It will missed by many especially me and I still have all my Chuck on dvd to watch. Thanks for making this show

    Comment by Amy – February 2, 2012 12:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I loved every episode of all those 5 seasons.
    They probably couldn’t do a better job ending the last episode like this.

    In 1 or 2 decades or so, somebody dusts does tapes off and put’s new life in it. By that time the story probably will continue again.

    Comment by TP – February 2, 2012 01:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I loved watching Chuck! Me and my family never missed an episode! No other show can match up or be like Chuck! Each character was cast exactly right..Morgan, Sarah, chuck, jeffster, Lester, Casey…..all of them! I would love to see a movie and can’t wait for the DVDs to come out for the last season. It was perfect..Friday nights will still be chuck nights just only with season 1 episode 1 and every Friday thereafter!!! Loved it!

    Comment by Linda – February 2, 2012 01:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 5 years of Chuck was awesome. I have seasons 1-4 on dvd and soon season 5. I relive those nights when I need a good laugh. How about a Chuck video game to relive all the missions and some?

    Comment by Buy More Nerd Herd – February 2, 2012 02:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Awesome creators & Awesome cast! Thanks for 5 years of fun and what a ride. Wish we could have a few more seasons and some different twists. We definitely need a follow up movie or maybe a cable station to take over (what good is it to have HBO or Showtime or Stars making programming when there’s something this good that they could continue).
    XOXOXO to the Chuck people!

    Comment by Lisa – February 2, 2012 03:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Doesn’t anyone else want to know what happened to the millions upon millions of dollars that Decker seized via the CIA and never returned after Beckman cleared their names?????

    Comment by Snide88101 – February 2, 2012 03:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • the finale was fine… but i seriously think the whole season 5 had a lot more potential plot development if not for it being cancelled…

    i mean… i got my hopes up at the end of season 4… i was thinking that his father will be alive and Decker is a part of a conspiracy that started way before chuck got the intersect… i couldn’t believe that all of the things that Decker did was just for Shaw and the authority he had makes me think that the “higher ups” that Beckman would always mention is responsible for all this…

    there were a lot of possibilities… and knowing that the series would have been better leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

    Comment by Bitter – February 2, 2012 04:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thank you, thank you to the writers and producers of Chuck!!!! Thank you so much for five seasons of excellent entertainment and a story that everyone loved. Hoping it’s not over yet and keeping my fingers crossed for a movie fo follow up!

    Comment by Mary Hartis – February 2, 2012 06:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I LOVED the series but was not terribly disappointed with the ending. I choose to believe that Maybe the writers, producers are waiting to see if there is enough interest to produce a couple of encore shows. My only negative comment is it seemed the last season lost a bit of its charm in the comedy category. One of my favorite things about the show was looking forward to the belly laugh that I knew Chuck would cause. I wish they would do a spin off….jeffster was incredibly funny and Casey….well hubba hubba is all I have to say.

    Comment by GrannyMo – February 2, 2012 07:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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