Rare 'Chuck' Item: Chuckfest Banner Signed by the Cast of the NBC ShowSee original listing
Jan 27, 2012 10:45:02 PST
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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After years of fans rallying to help 'Save Chuck,' the beloved action-spy-dramedy will be airing its final episode on Friday, January 27th. 'Chuck' will be going out on its own terms with a rich narrative history, but more importantly with a mutual love and respect between the show and its fans. Amidst all the sandwiches, petitions and campaigns, the most significant thing the 'Chuck' community has done is band together to help change and save lives through their various charitable efforts...and today you have an opportunity to both contribute towards that tradition and acquire a memento of 'Chuck' fandom that is truly one of a kind.
For three years, the WeHeartChuck (WHC) team has organized annual Chuckfest charity events, which have raised over $60,000 for charities ranging from the American Heart Association to Operation Smile to Partners in Health. Each Chuckfest event was an intimate affair where roughly 75 fans were afforded the opportunity to meet and spend the day immersed and enthralled by all things 'Chuck,' culminating in a meet-and-greet with the various cast members and crew. On Nov. 5th, 2011, the WHC crew ran their final charity event, Chuckfest3, and at that time the cast of 'Chuck' was gracious enough to sign the Chuckfest banner that has been a focal point and constant presence at every Chuckfest charity event.
There is no other item of this kind available, and now that 'Chuck' has wrapped up production and will air its final episode Jan. 27, it's unlikely that fans will ever have another chance to have something signed by the entire cast.
The Chuckfest banner was present at the original Chuckfest2010 (January 9th & 10th 2010), Chuckfest2 (November 7th 2010) and was hand-signed in permanent pen by virtually all of the 'Chuck' cast at Chuckfest3 (November 5th 2011).
* Zachary Levi, who plays Chuck Bartowski
* Yvonne Strahovski, who plays Sarah Walker
* Adam Baldwin, who plays John Casey
* Sarah Lancaster, who plays Ellie Woodcomb
* Scott Krinsky, who plays Jeff Barnes
* Vik Sahay, who plays Lester Patel
* Mekenna Melvin, who plays Alex McHugh
* Linda Hamilton, who plays Mary Bartowski
NOTE: Although Bonita Friedericy (General Diane Beckman) & Ryan McPartlin (Devon 'Captain Awesome' Woodcomb) were both unable to attend Chuckfest3 due to scheduling conflicts, they were both gracious enough to send autographed pictures and a copy of each of their signed glossies will go to the auction winner and accompany the Chuckfest banner. So with this lot, you get not just the banner but Bonita and Ryan's signed photos. (The second photo taken above is a close-up shot of the banner after the cast had signed it. Some other photos show the banner before it was signed, just so you have a sense of what it looks like and how big it was.)
The banner is 9 ¾ ft by 2 ¼ ft and is in mint condition, ready to be displayed and cherished for years.
Please note that there is FREE SHIPPING on this item. (Sorry about this, but the bidding is limited to those with U.S. addresses.)
One hundred percent of the proceeds of the sale of this particular item goes to Operation Smile, a charity that Zachary Levi and the cast of 'Chuck' have strongly supported over the years.
Some consider it bad luck to talk about "one last mission," but surely this is a final mission that 'Chuck' fans can rally around. Let's do this, Team Bartowski!
My name is Maureen Ryan and I'm the TV critic for The Huffington Post. I'm selling an array of items that I've received from various TV networks to benefit medical charities.
Items are typically shipped within five days of confirmed receipt of payment. If you are unhappy with the item in any way, I will refund 100 percent of your money, but I ask that you pay the shipping cost to return the item to me. Auctions are limited to bidders with addresses in the United States; shipping internationally is not an option at this time. If you have any questions about this auction, go to Huffington Post TV (there will be a post about the auction on my HPTV page soon).
Many thanks for making a difference, TV fans!
Photos of the 'Chuck' cast with the banner are courtesy of Jon Racasa. Thanks so much to the organizers of Chuckfest for donating this item!
On Jan-20-12 at 13:05:57 PST, seller added the following information:
NOTE: Please disregard any information you see on this listing about a Chuck graphic novel. That is not part of this listing.
On Jan-20-12 at 13:51:34 PST, seller added the following information:
CLARIFICATION: PLEASE BE ADVISED, THIS AUCTION IS JUST FOR THE BANNER BEHIND THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE AND FOR A COUPLE OF AUTOGRAPHED PHOTOS THAT WE ARE THROWING IN. A GRAPHIC NOVEL IS NOT INCLUDED. THANKS AND SORRY FOR ANY CONFUSION!