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All this talk about Lost has bored me. So much silly philosophizing and mixed up theology makes for interesting viewing for the average audience, but not so much for me any more. And John Locke did not wake up with Suzanne Pleshette to end the series (as I had hoped). All this for a story that never happened.  (And Hugo, imnsho, was the real hero.)  But instead of arguing about all this, I propose we get down to a real controversy. Here is the question: Who is the greater spy — Chuck or Sydney?


They are quite similar: Both have spy parents. Both dealt with absentee parents. Both dropped out of college. Both are phenomenal martial artists. Both are in their mid 20s.


One thing Chuck has going or it is that it fulfills the old cliche: Nerd gets hot chick.


But back to the question: Who is greater? (No, not Chuck Norris.)

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