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Chance 

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A forensic neuro-psychiatrist reluctantly enters a dangerous and violent world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.
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Series cast summary:
Hugh Laurie ...  Eldon Chance / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Ethan Suplee ...  D 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Greta Lee ...  Lucy 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Stefania LaVie Owen ...  Nicole Chance 13 episodes, 2016-2017
LisaGay Hamilton ...  Suzanne Silver 10 episodes, 2016
Paul Adelstein ...  Raymond Blackstone 10 episodes, 2016
Gretchen Mol ...  Jaclyn Blackstone 10 episodes, 2016
Clarke Peters ...  Carl 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Diane Farr ...  Christina 9 episodes, 2016-2017
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Modern day noir story about Psychiatrist Eldon Chance, who's in a rut. He's middle-aged, his wife wants a divorce, which might put a strain on his relationship with his astute teenage daughter he deeply cares about, and he's getting tired of his professional work. Chance's natural talent for psychoanalysis allows him to easily assess everyone that wants his help but that doesn't mean he can actually cure them or even help them. Everything changes however, when he meets mysterious and attractive Jaclyn Blackstone, who turns out to have both dark secrets and big psychological as well as private problems. But her most immediate problem is her abusive ex-husband Raymond Blackstone, who also happens to be a corrupt cop with connections. Chance falls for Jaclyn and becomes obsessed with helping her but he quickly realizes that he's in over his head. Help eventually comes in the form of a hulking man called D. While clearly a bit unhinged, asocial and disturbed, D is also highly skilled, ...

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The second TV show, after "House," in which Hugh Laurie stars as a troubled doctor whose last name is a common noun as well as the one-word title of the show. (Although in the first case the noun is a concrete object while in the other it is an abstract quality.) Also, Laurie uses an American accent in both series. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Engrossing and Intelligent
22 October 2016 | by modironakSee all my reviews

Just finished 2 episodes of "Chance" and it has already left me craving for more. Normally within two episodes you realize where the show is going and what is in store for you but here the writers haven't revealed the crux of the story which has made me intrigued.

You do not have to ask about acting of Hugh Laurie, he is actor of highest quality you can get for the show. Direction, Cinematography and Screenplay are just as perfect as the acting.

I am so confused in a positive manner that I do not know what will be happening in next episode. You just feel like competing the series in one sitting itself and wait for next episodes is killing me !!!


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