The cases of a unique bodyguard/detective who protects his clients from murder by impersonating them to draw the killer's fire.
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 Christopher Chance (8 episodes, 1992)
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 Philo Marsden (8 episodes, 1992)
Sami Chester ...
 Jeff Carlyle (7 episodes, 1992)
Signy Coleman ...
 Libby Page (7 episodes, 1992)
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A Vietnam vet named Chance sets up a unique service for people who feel their lives are threatened. For a fee, the client goes into hiding while the Human Target impersonates him, hoping to draw the killers out. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Rick Springfield mentioned in an A.V. Club interview that Frances Fisher was originally cast as Libby Page but was replaced by the network after the pilot was filmed. Clarence Clemons also appeared in the pilot as Jeff Carlyle but was replaced as well. See more »

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The Wrong Genre
6 January 2005 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

I was a fan of Christopher Chance in the DC comics. Chance was a mature hero, a realistic human being with a location, friends, roots, a back story, and distinguished white at the temples with dark hair on top. (Since I have gone gray in a similar manner, this was an unavoidable affection for the Human Target. the comic was always a bit downbeat, film noir flavoured, briefly but well plotted. Christopher chance was not ridiculously wealthy (Batman), super powered (Superman) or costumed (every comic book hero). In some ways he was a throwback to comic strip heroes from *before* Superman came on the scene; more the detective than the fantasy strongman. However, in their wisdom, all this was lost in the short-lived television series. This was sad since the actor playing Chance might have been able to carry the real role, but was never given the opportunity. Perhaps someday someone will make a motion picture or television show on the *real* Christopher Chance. That would be worth watching.


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