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Human Target 

An 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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Valley ...  Christopher Chance 25 episodes, 2010-2011
Chi McBride ...  Winston 25 episodes, 2010-2011
Jackie Earle Haley ...  Guerrero 25 episodes, 2010-2011
Indira Varma ...  Ilsa Pucci 13 episodes, 2010-2011
Janet Montgomery ...  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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Official Sites:

Fox [United States] | SciFi [UK]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alvo Humano See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Jackie Earle Haley's character is named Guerrero. It's the Spanish word for "warrior". Ironically, Guerrero never fights, using his intelligence and abilities as a counterstrike spy, defeating his enemies without a fight. See more »

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

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Awesome Action Thriller
7 January 2011 | by jonathangetzSee all my reviews

This review will be brief. Human Target is a show that has good acting and a good story line. It has enough action to be a movie, and that makes the show a keeper. I'm not sure what it takes to keep a show like this on the air, but it has been one of my favorite TV series ever. Christopher Chance, the main character, was a professional assassin, and is now a bodyguard for hire. The past of the team is used to easily write new episodes, and keeps the show from exhausting ideas for story lines. Like other reviews have said, Christopher Chance is a great mix between James Bond and Jason Bourne. This movie is not 100% action though. Human Target also has comedy and some romance intertwined.


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