Originally Posted by Terminus Est
Hot damn! I wasn't expecting any announcement until later this week. Good news indeed. I wonder if they can mitigate the reduced budget by even more blatant product placement. Chuck's the kind of show that seems tailor-made for that.
Alan Sepinwall, the television writer from the Newark Star-Ledger
, suggested the same thing here
, that a show featuring spies and partly set in a big-box electronics store is tailor-made for product placement.
On the other hand, perhaps they could save a big chunk of payroll by eliminating the Buy-More subplot. They could reduce the cast to just Chuck, Casey and Sarah (and perhaps the general) along with a varying group of guest stars.