Human Target

Cool Hand Guerrero

Season 2, Ep 10, Aired 1/14/11
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  • Episode Description
  • During a visit to the south, the locals frame Guerrero for his friend's murder and send him to prison, and the team have to get him out.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Chi McBride


  • Jonathan E. Steinberg

  • Bruce Dawson

    Gov. Strong

  • Indira Varma

    Ilsa Pucci

  • Peter Johnson (II)

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • I've figured it out - Human Target had/has the potential to be, at least, a minor hit show. What I feel is missing is a likable/charismatic character as part of the ensemble cast; other than Chance.

    By DebraMcClure, Jan 16, 2011

  • Some serious Guerrero insights.

    By sandbur, Jan 13, 2011

  • Sweet Home Alabama: A Guerrero Adventure

    By Neksmater, Jan 16, 2011

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Guerrero: Don't worry, got your back. Have since the third grade. Jerry: That's when Bobby Green jumped me at recess, and I gave you a quarter to put him in crutches. Guerrero: Yeah, yeah. First special job. Jerry: Hey. Thanks, man. (hugs Guerrero) Guerrero: Hey, Jerry. Jerry: Yeah? Guerrero: Five thousand dollars. Jerry: Why of course. Yeah. Guerrero: Of course. Jerry: Price has gone up over the years. Guerrero: You got the friends and family discount.

    • Chance: You know, (Guerrero's) probably just out of town on some work-related matter. Ilsa: But he works here. Chance: Side jobs. Ilsa: What kind of side jobs? Winston: Some times... you don't want to know. Chance: Probably safer for all of us that way.

    • Winston: You know, I've been working with Guerrero for six years, and I don't even know his first name. Do you? Chance: Yeah, he changes it every now and again. Winston: Man is a mystery wrapped in a box tied off with an enigma.

    • Ames: So he wouldn't use the year he was born, or year he got married... is he even married? Ilsa: Not according to his tax form. But how reliable that information is, I couldn't say. Ames: So what do we know about Guerrero? Ilsa: That he... wears glasses. Ames: Huh.

    • Chance: I thought you might get lonely. Guerrero: Don't get lonely, dude. Prefer the company of a good book to most people.

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    Notes (3)

    • Music: Yee Haw (Jake Owen), I'll Be Here in the Morning (Townes Van Zandt)

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: January 12, 2011 on A
      Germany: July 11, 2011 on ProSieben
      UK: July 21, 2011 on Syfy
      Finland: April 22, 2013 on MTV3

    • Right up to air time, this episode was scheduled for 9/8, on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. However, it was bumped at the last minute for a broadcast of the Tucson Memorial Service for the six persons killed by Jared Lee Loughner on January 8. The episode subsequently aired two days later at 9/8 central.

    Trivia (1)

    • Trivia: In jail, Guerrero reads Stephen King's It.

    Allusions (2)

    • Title: Referencing the 1967 prison movie Cool Hand Luke, based on the novel by Donn Pearce. Paul Newman stars as the title character, a prisoner who inspires the others with his defiance and repeated attempts to escape.

    • Guerrero: Great. Welcome to Mayberry. Referencing the home town of Sheriff Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) in the TV series The Andy Griffith Show and its spinoff, Mayberry R.F.D.. The show, with its portrayal of a small peaceful town with little crime or violence, has become synonymous with small-town America.

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