Chuck fans got their wish for a third season, which premiered last night on NBC. Chuck’s got all his superspy stuff going on with Intersect 2.0 and his stunted romance with Sarah. We also saw Morgan return from Hawaii, single, and move in with Chuck. Joshua Gomez, who plays Morgan, told Screen Junkies that’ll give you a sense of where the rest of this third season is going.
“My friendship with Chuck kind of comes back together and we kind of rely on each other a lot again and become roomies, finally become roommates and become a full on bromance,” Gomez said. “There’s big things at the store as far as Morgan is concerned, takes on a higher position. It’s some good stuff.”
Morgan is there to help Chuck through the emotional times, but earning a promotion at the Buy More gives Morgan problems of his own. “He is no Emmet Milbarge, so the natives get a littl restless because I don’t think I’m tough enough,” Gomez said. “I think they’re one of me. I can level with them, I can communicate with them. I speak their language.”
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At least he’s trying to get his act together. “I’m telling you, he’s a changed man,” Gomez said. “It’s kind of fun because from the start of the show, first season, second season, third season, there’s been a lot of growth in the character. It’s been a lot of fun to play that. When we first saw him, he was sipping grape soda and eating garbage out of the refrigerator and now it’s a lot different. Now he’ taken on a management position.”
The premiere revealed that Anna Wu left Morgan, so he returns from Hawaii single. Don’t cry for him though. He’s got another love interest on the way. “He does get right back on the horse a little bit so there’s some fun there,” Gomez said. “There’s some fun there that happens. Funny enough, Marc Christopher Lawrence and I were talking how me and him are actually the only guys on the show who actually get the girls, or get girls, get laid. It’s like how are we the two guys that can actually get the girls?”
Even though the show is called Chuck, you’ll get to see plenty of Morgan too this year. “I’m going to have a lot of fun this season. I sat down with the guys and the writers. They’re really great. They have some really great plans for Morgan so it’s been a lot of fun. I’m excited to see how people respond. It’s been a lot of fun.”
For the rest of its third season, catch Chuck Mondays at 8PM E/P on NBC.
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