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 & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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 Christopher Chance (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Winston (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Guerrero (25 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Ilsa Pucci (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Ames (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
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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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Based on the DC Comics character created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino. See more »

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Version of Human Target (1992) See more »

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Silly, enjoyable fun.
27 February 2010 | by (Great Britain) – See all my reviews

After seeing terrific shows such as Life and The Unit cancelled, it's nice to find something to fill the void. Human Target does this effectively, creating a show that doesn't take itself too seriously - it's like watching a comic come to life.

Over-the-top fights, grin-inducing action sequences and the banter between Mark Valley et al (including some fantastic guest stars) will keep you smiling through the episodes' "villain of the week" plots. Hopefully the writers will make more of the arcs in the future, which would add a little depth to a show that's already hugely entertaining - which, if you're anything like me, is just what you need after coming home from work. Recommended.


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