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Human Target: Christopher Chance

An enemy from Chance's past takes Chance, Guerrero, and Winston prisoner and demands to know what happened to a book, a book connected to the case where Chance abandoned his mentor and struck off on his own as a white knight.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 2J5161
Airdate: Wednesday April 14th, 2010


Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Apr 11, 2010 (Premiere!)
NL (Veronica) Jul 11, 2010

  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (50 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Timothy Omundson
As Interrogator
Recurring
Lennie James
As Baptiste
Recurring
Lee Majors
As "Christopher Chance"
Amy Acker
As Katherine Walters
Armand Assante
As The Old Man

Co-Guest Stars
Jarod Joseph
As Cop
Recurring
D. Garnet Harding
As Detective #1 (as Garnet Harding)
Anthony Harrison
As Detective #2
Fiona Vroom
As Bartender
Main Cast
Mark Valley
As Christopher Chance
Chi McBride
As Winston

Recap

In the Tenderloin district, masked mercenaries break into Chance's warehouse apartment from all sides. One of them finds a hot cup of coffee...

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Episode Quotes
Christopher: Nice to meet you, Winston. It's your first name or your last name?
Winston: Last.
Christopher: What's your first name?
Winston: Detective.

Winston: What kind of work problems you got?
Christopher: Oh, breakdown in civility. Coworkers I don't trust. Boss who doesn't trust me. Lately I've been questioning my choice of profession.
Winston: Yeah, well, that's going around. Laverne. Laverne Winston. Yeah, I got a name that sounds like a girl's name. I also carry a .45. I got a history of disciplinary problems, and this ain't my first drink today.

Christopher: No, you don't have to take this. I'm just saying... (Katherine cocks the gun and points it at him) Apparently you know what you're doing.
Katherine Walters: I'm single, and I live downtown.

Christopher: Do you remember what you said? Nobody deserves to die.
"Christopher Chance": Sounds like me.
Christopher: No, before that, I just did my job, slept at night--everything was easy.
"Christopher Chance": No, it wasn't. It was never easy. You just didn't know it yet.



Cultural References
Guerrero: My heart grew three sizes that day.

In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch is a green-furred misanthropic creature who hates everyone, and hates Christmas. At the end, he steals the townspeople's gifts and food but when he almost loses it over a cliff, his heart grows three sizes because of his sudden compassion, giving him the strength to pull it back.



Episode References
We find out that Winston's first name is Laverne.



Other Episode Crew

DeveloperJonathan Steinberg
Executive ProducerPeter Johnson  |  Jonathan Steinberg  |  Brad Kern  |  McG  |  Kevin Hooks
Co-Executive ProducerMichael Ostrowski
ProducerGrace Gilroy  |  Stephen Scaia  |  Matthew Federman
Co-ProducerJessie Ward Dugan
Production DesignerDavid Willson
EditorMichael Hathaway (2)
CastingSean Cossey  |  Debi Manwiller  |  Corinne Clark  |  Jennifer Page
First Assistant DirectorSam Harris (5)
Second Assistant DirectorGordie Piper
MusicBear McCreary
Music EditorChris McGeary
Costume DesignerTrish Keating
Set DecoratorJohanne Hubert
Location ManagerMichael Roberts (3)
Property MasterDean Goodine
Post Production SupervisorLeandra Jones
Supervising Sound EditorPeter Austin (1)
Re-Recording MixerGary D. Rogers  |  Dan Hiland
Director of PhotographyRobert McLachlan
Stunt CoordinatorDean Choe
Art DirectorTony Wohlgemuth
Production ManagerYvonne Melville
Sound MixerChris Duesterdiek
Executive Story EditorKalinda Vazquez  |  Sonny Postiglione  |  Robert Levine (3)
Key Makeup ArtistNatalie Cosco
Key HairstylistRobert A. Pandini
Special Effects CoordinatorDan Keeler
Created ByLen Wein  |  Carmine Infantino
 
Warning: Human Target season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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