'Chuck' 4.11 'Chuck Versus The Balcony' Review

When we left Chuck about a month and a half ago, it was one awkward Thanksgiving. It's no wonder that Chuck is taking stock of his life and wanting to propose to Sarah. Fortunately, just after he finds out she has "major proposal issues," Team Bartowski is shipped to a French chateau to recover a nanochip before a terrorist. This would seem the perfect opportunity to accomplish two things at once, but of course it wouldn't be that easy or we'd have a very short episode. 

Recovering the nanochip requires going to the chateau and retrieving it from a bottle of wine, but not before said bottle is uncorked and distributed amongst the guests at a wine tasting. It's straightforward enough, and accomplished within the first half hour. Yet Chuck and Sarah are promptly sent back to France in order to sell the terrorist a fake nanochip that is in reality a tracking device. It's not a particularly complicated mission, but that's okay, because it's not really the point. In my eyes, this is more of a character development episode than an action episode, as it's more about what our heroes are going through. Read More...



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