The Best Episodes of Human Target (2010)

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2018

It takes a brave, selfless man to make himself a "human target" in order to save the lives of those in danger. Christopher Chance is a unique private security guard hired to protect. Call him what you like, because for Chance, it's about one thing only: saving his clients' lives. He puts himself directly in the line of fire as he races against time to save his client, while unraveling the truth behind the mission. With every new danger, Chance's dark history will also unravel. Does anyone know who Christopher Chance really is, or what secrets lay buried in his past? What would make a man willingly become a human target?

Ilsa Pucci

#1 - Ilsa Pucci

Season 2 - Episode 1

Picking up from the thrilling first season cliffhanger, Chance and Guererro stage a daring rescue of Winston from the hands of his torturous kidnappers. Two beautiful women join the team: billionaire philanthropist Ilsa Pucci, who fears for her life after the mysterious death of her husband, and Ames, a chameleon-like master thief who inadvertently becomes involved with the plot to murder her new associate.

star 8.09
199 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Matt Miller
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Baptiste

#2 - Baptiste

Season 1 - Episode 8

Chance's past comes into focus when he recruits FBI Agent Emma Barnes to help him stop his former partner from assassinating a visiting foreign dignitary. Meanwhile, Guerrero tests out a familiar face as a new recruit to the team.

star 8.07
196 votes
Writers: Stephen Scaia
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Christopher Chance

#3 - Christopher Chance

Season 1 - Episode 12

In the season finale, Chance's old boss makes a move to bring him back into the fold, Chance, Winston, and Guerrero recall the events that led up to their unlikely partnership. Katherine, a woman from Chance's past, whose death drove him to adopt his current profession also appears.

star 8.03
174 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Robbie Thompson
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Cool Hand Guerrero

#4 - Cool Hand Guerrero

Season 2 - Episode 10

When Guerrero is framed for a friend's murder and ends up in jail, Chance is forced to break him out.

star 8.03
181 votes
Writers: Matt Whitney
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Marshall Pucci

#5 - Marshall Pucci

Season 2 - Episode 13

Chance’s investigation into Ilsa’s late husband’s past uncovers a web of deception and lies that may tear the team apart forever.

star 8.01
187 votes
Directors: David Barrett
Writers: Heather Regnier, Matt Miller
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Taking Ames

#6 - Taking Ames

Season 2 - Episode 3

Ames is drawn back into her old life of crime; Chance goes under cover as part of a gang attempting a diamond heist.

star 8.01
192 votes
Writers: David Simkins
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Communication Breakdown (2)

#7 - Communication Breakdown (2)

Season 2 - Episode 8

Winston, Guerrero and Ames must save an inept private investigator when he blows his case making him a target.

star 7.98
181 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg
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Lockdown

#8 - Lockdown

Season 1 - Episode 6

Chance must break in then break out of the maximum-security high-rise headquarters of a weapons manufacturer when he is hired to rescue a genius engineer who is held prisoner by his murderous employers.

star 7.92
192 votes
Directors: Jon Cassar
Writers: Josh Schaer
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Run

#9 - Run

Season 1 - Episode 5

Chance is hired to protect a district attorney who is running from her family's past and marked for murder because of her investigation into an organized crime family.

star 7.91
183 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg
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The Wife's Tale

#10 - The Wife's Tale

Season 2 - Episode 2

Chance is hired to protect the wife of a man he killed years earlier; Ames hopes to be taken under Guerrero's wing; Ilsa makes a shocking discovery.

star 7.90
193 votes
Directors: Mimi Leder
Writers: Andrea Newman, Zev Borow
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The Return of Baptiste

#11 - The Return of Baptiste

Season 2 - Episode 4

When Ilsa's friend is held hostage, Chance is forced to turn to the only person he knows that has the necessary information to help rescue her, but he is currently banished to a Russian prison and it is up to Chance to find a way to get in.

star 7.89
191 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Robert Levine
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The Other Side of the Mall

#12 - The Other Side of the Mall

Season 2 - Episode 6

The team travels to a suburb during the holiday season as they go undercover to try and figure out why a seemingly innocent family was a target of a murder attempt.

star 7.89
174 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Zev Borow
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The Trouble With Harry

#13 - The Trouble With Harry

Season 2 - Episode 12

Chance is reunited with Harry when he is hired to protect the girlfriend of a rival security agency owner. Meanwhile, Ilsa must go into the field on a mission for the first time, and two team members get closer than ever.

star 7.88
179 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Robert Levine
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Corner Man

#14 - Corner Man

Season 1 - Episode 9

Chance must protect a prize fighter on the run from a ruthless business man by entering a high-stakes underground fight league in Brussels.

star 7.88
185 votes
Directors: Robert Levine
Writers: Steve Boyum
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Embassy Row

#15 - Embassy Row

Season 1 - Episode 3

Chance races against time and crashes a black-tie affair at the Russian Embassy to find a friend's killer. As he becomes embroiled in an international arms deal, he meets his match in a beautiful female counterpart.

star 7.87
209 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Matthew Federman, Stephen Scaia
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Kill Bob

#16 - Kill Bob

Season 2 - Episode 11

A husband hires the agency to protect him from a mysterious killer... who turns out to be his own wife, who is an undercover Russian spy.

star 7.85
193 votes
Directors: John Terlesky
Writers: Zev Borow
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A Problem Like Maria (1)

#17 - A Problem Like Maria (1)

Season 2 - Episode 7

Chance and Ilsa's partnership is tested when his former girlfriend requests his help to rescue a colleague of hers who is held captive by a South American dictator.

star 7.84
187 votes
Directors: Guy Ferland
Writers: Dan McDermott, Andrea Newman
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Dead Head

#18 - Dead Head

Season 2 - Episode 5

When Chance and the team help a client suffering from retrograde amnesia discover who he is and why someone is out to kill him, Winston is forced to ask his ex-wife for help.

star 7.84
187 votes
Writers: Tom Spezialy, Lilla Zuckerman, Nora Zuckerman, Dan E. Fesman
Imbroglio

#19 - Imbroglio

Season 2 - Episode 9

Chance and Ilsa try to protect her sister-in-law when a hostage situation develops at the opera.

star 7.80
180 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Robert Levine
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Sanctuary

#20 - Sanctuary

Season 1 - Episode 4

Chance needs a miracle to help protect a reformed thief from his vengeful former accomplices as they race to recover priceless religious artifacts hidden in a remote Canadian monastery.

star 7.79
189 votes
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez
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Victoria

#21 - Victoria

Season 1 - Episode 11

Chance is hired to protect a member of the British royal family whose decision to abdicate the throne for the love of a commoner has her marked for assassination.

star 7.78
176 votes
Directors: Paul Edwards
Writers: Kalinda Vazquez, Sonny Postiglione, Zak Schwartz
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Pilot

#22 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Christopher Chance is hired to protect the engineer of California's first bullet train as it makes its maiden voyage from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

star 7.68
306 votes
Directors: Simon West
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg
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Tanarak

#23 - Tanarak

Season 1 - Episode 10

Chance travels to a remote Alaskan island to find a missing doctor and expose an industrial giant's involvement in the death of a mining foreman.

star 7.66
168 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Michael Ostrowski
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Rewind

#24 - Rewind

Season 1 - Episode 2

Chance and Winston encounter some severe turbulence when they work together to protect a client they have never met from an assassin aboard a passenger plane.

star 7.55
246 votes
Directors: Steve Boyum
Writers: Robert Levine
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Salvage & Reclamation

#25 - Salvage & Reclamation

Season 1 - Episode 7

Chance reunites with a fiery former flame when he is called to South America to rescue an archeologist whose discovery of a lost treasure makes him the target of a South American army and a deadly bounty hunter.

star 7.55
168 votes
Directors: Bryan Spicer
Writers: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Robert Levine
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