We've got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at NBC's latest eco-friendly campaign and their Green Week "The More You Know" spots, featuring some singing and cross-dressing hilarity with Levi, Gomez and some interesting new uses for shag carpeting courtesy of 'Community' funnyman Ken Jeong.
Bonus: Leave your best tip for living green in the comments for a chance to win a $100 NBCUniversal gift card courtesy of NBC's Green Is Universal campaign. Details and the full video after the jump!
Our blushing bride and dashing groom were left facing an uncertain future at the episode's conclusion, and at this point, making it to the church on time is the least of our spy team's worries.
Last month, AOL TV was among a number of outlets invited to the 'Chuck' set to interview the cast as they filmed the finale.
Join us after the jump to discover what we learned about next week's climactic finale and what the stars had to say about their loyal fans. (Spoilers ahead.)
No, that isn't a typo; on tonight's 'Chuck' (8PM ET on NBC), titled 'Chuck Vs. Agent X,' Captain Awesome (Ryan McPartlin) throws our titular groom-to-be one hell of a bachelor party, and instead of going the clichéd weekend in Vegas route, Chuck (Zachary Levi) and his cohorts end up celebrating in the peaceful solitude of Las Vecas, a campground that, according to McPartlin, ends up being a little more reminiscent of 'Deliverance' than 'The Hangover'.
But while the guys are embroiled in spy shenanigans, blushing bride Sarah Walker (Yvonne Strahovski) has an equally action-packed encounter with "The Snakes of Toluca Lake" -- we have a feeling she'd rather be out in the woods. For more on Chuck and Sarah's unique bachelor/ette parties, join us after the jump. (Mild spoilers ahead!)
Many 'Chuck' adventures past and present were discussed, but one topic in particular caught my attention: Chuck Bartowski's bachelor party, which will be depicted in the 22nd episode of the season.
"Just like any good 'Chuck' episode, you think you're going one place, but there are little detours" for those attending the bachelor bash, McPartlin said in the press room after the 'Chuck' panel.
What's below is a list of of topics that came up at the 'Chuck' panel and in the press room afterward. I've actually divided the intel into two different bullet-point lists: One has spoilers and one doesn't. Enjoy!
But in this exclusive video from NBC, we learn that Morgan (or rather Joshua Gomez who plays Morgan) might not only have bro-time for one guy. Yes, even he can't resist the charms, booming voice and sparkly eyes of handsome guest star Isaiah Mustafa.
Mustafa -- a.k.a. the Old Spice Guy -- is making a glorious return to 'Chuck' this week (Monday, March 14, 8PM ET on NBC), along with fellow guest stars Stacy Keibler and Robin Givens in 'Chuck vs. the A-Team.'
Chuck (Zachary Levi) refuses to let Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) kill the animal. "I am not letting you shoot a tiger. They are endangered and majestic!" he says to her. So it falls to spy-in-training Morgan (Joshua Gomez) to take care of the beast.
In our wide-ranging talk, Fedak and I talked about how the pickup affected the writing process, how the new dynamic between the characters on the show is playing out, if he fears the energy will fizzle, why Tony Hale wasn't around this year, and if he's confident the show will get a season four.
(Warning: Fedak talked fast, so this is a long interview, with a very minor spoiler near the end. But there's a ton of good info for 'Chuck' fanatics, so read and enjoy!)
According to incredibly affable 'Chuck' star Zachary Levi, they wrapped filming on season 3 two weeks ago. However, he is not a fan of spoilers and heard that there was allegedly a mole on the set of the show. "We didn't even get the last four or five pages of the last script. That's the first time that ever happened. It always boggles my mind that people would want to spoil that. It takes away from the whole experience of any show, especially a show that's so rooted in certain mythologies."
Gomez treated Hoda and Kathie Lee to some video game acting on 'Today' (weekdays, 7AM on NBC). Gomez said his life hasn't changed much since 'Chuck,' although he's now a voice actor for many of the games he plays. The actor also revealed every geek's fantasy: a hot girlfriend who plays video games ... and he just happens to have one. "I have a beautiful girlfriend ... she's stunning, I tricked her somehow and she plays video games too, so I lucked out."
Full video after the jump.
We loved Morgan's geeky delight upon learning that his best friend is "a member of a joint NSA/CIA black ops team that is stationed here in Burbank." We expected nothing less than glee from Morgan, and he so delivered.
Where will it go from here? We can't wait to find out.
Watch the video after the jump.
It's a cool poster though (here's a giant version of the pic). Looks a lot like a poster for a 70s movie. NBC has renewed the series for 13 episodes.
When it came time to put together this list, I wondered if I'd be able to find ten viable and qualified bananas on the airwaves today. But I guess I needn't have worried. It looks like Barney was an inspiration (in more ways than one) to the current crop of second bananas. They litter their peels all over the television landscape, leaving us to trip over in laughter time and time again at their antics. But how do they stack up? Who's the biggest fruit in the tree? There's only one way to find out!
There are only so many hours of television I can fit in a day, so I'm picky and particular about what I watch. Chuck is one of those shows that I watched early last season, I liked it, but for reasons I can't think of, it didn't make the cut. Seeing as it was good enough and is clearly popular enough to have a second season, with the first season DVDs out in a couple of months, I may have to do some catching up and find a way to fit it in.
This session was great for fans of the show, as the first five minutes or so were filled with a video montage of scenes from next season. I'll describe some of those scenes in my summary below, but I'll start them off with SPOILER in case you don't want to know.
Joshua Gomez, Morgan on the NBC action-comedy Chuck, loves his video games. And, when I say 'loves' I really mean 'LOVES'. He's a man who can spout philosophically about the difference between Halo and Halo 2, and can spend 12 straight hours on the couch playing Xbox. Now, that's dedication! Especially since he never mentions anything about bathroom breaks.
So, being cast as a die hard gaming wonk on Chuck was probably the best thing that could have happened to him. That, and he was able to find a kindred gaming spirit in the show's star, Zach Levi. In an article at the gaming website Kotaku, Gomez talks about the game references that are liberally sprinkled throughout an episode. He mentions that many of those references are ad-libbed because the writers aren't actually gamers, themselves.
(S01E05) "This is the part where we hide" - Chuck
I am still on the fence about Chuck and this episode does not do anything to knock me off in one direction or the other. It is still a humorous, character-driven show that isn't too messy or overwrought, but at the same time it seems to have no continuing plot that makes me want to keep with the show. Everything manages to tie up neatly at the end, which isn't bad, but just merely not all too compelling.
With that said, I was a fan of "Chuck Versus the Sizzling Shrimp." The episode was sweet in the way that makes you say "awwwww" out loud in a room full of guys.
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