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Human Target (2010–2011)

TV Series  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Adventure, Crime
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A unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »



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Series cast summary:
 Christopher Chance (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Winston (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Guerrero (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Ilsa Pucci (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Ames (11 episodes, 2010-2011)


Christopher Chance is a highly discreet problem solver, specializing in desperate causes. He works with retired police detective Winston, who acts mainly as back-office, and Guerrero, a scary computer wizard and former gangster. Christopher is, and needs to be, a fearless unbeatable commando as well as handy and clever as MacGyver, assuming all kinds of identities, from bodyguard to monk and from lawyer to sports professional. Written by KGF Vissers

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Paid to protect. The rest is just for fun. See more »


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17 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvo Humano  »

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Based on the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino. See more »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.40 (2010) See more »

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action, heart and sentimental
15 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

this show is a distilled Indiana Jones kind of adventure, except where indie has a dark past. I've been watching all season, and from the first, it was fun and easy to watch--light fluff that does the trick when you need down time. But as the season progressed and you got a better feel for the characters, you got drawn into the old school adventure romance of it--transient heroes for those in need. redemption of the irredeemable. the scalawags you root for. there is a very archetypal sense to our cavalier protagonists, and it hearkens back to the kind of heroes i remember growing up, who were themselves retrofits of 30's heroes. I think this was very intended, even down to the motifs in the scoring. It's interesting to reject the modern sense of antihero, by mythologizing people who should be antiheroes but are not--its a classic idea that never gets tired--the noble person born out of sin. or maybe its just manipulative pablum. hey, if you're gonna watch television. . .

The finale paid off too, I really hope this series gets renewed.

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