James Buchanan High School Reunion, 2008, as seen in "Chuck Versus the Cougars"

James Buchanan High School is a fictitious school located in San Diego, California, where several characters from the Chuck universe, including Sarah Walker, graduated from. It features prominently in the Season Two episode, "Chuck Versus the Cougars".



Main Article: "Chuck Versus the Cougars"

The high school is the location of Sarah Walker's 10 year reunion, and where Mark Ratner agrees to hold a deal (monitored by Chuck, Sarah and Casey) with the Russian mob to trade US super bomber plans.


  • Whilst there is no such school in San Diego in real life, James Buchanan High was the name of the school in the sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter located in New York City.
  • Given the love of comic books on the part of the creators, there may also be a Marvel Comics' Bucky Barnes reference here.
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