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"A Problem Like Maria"
Season {{#pad:2|2|0|left}}, Number 07

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Air date January 5, 2011
Written by Dan McDermott &
Andrea Newman
Directed by Guy Ferland
Production code 2J5706
U.S. viewers 6.18 million
U.S. ratings 1.7/5 A18-49
Case Folder
Location: South America
Protectee Diego Garcia
Doctor; revolutionary; Maria Gallego's husband
Cover Gregory Soros
Consulate party guest
Episode Guide
"The Other Side of the Mall"
"Communication Breakdown"

A Problem Like Maria is the seventh episode of the second season of Human Target, making it the nineteenth overall.


Chance and Ilsa's fledgling partnership is tested when his former flame and flirtatious frenemy Maria needs his help - to rescue a colleague of hers who is held captive by a South American dictator. Guerrero's emergent humanity makes another guest appearance, again with Ames' help, and needling.

Guest stars[]

  • Leonor Varela as Maria Gallego
  • Jordi Caballero as Hector Lopez
  • David Barrera as Julio Escalante
  • Darren Shahlavi as Eladio Lopez
  • Caitlin Cromwell as Co-Worker
  • Kevin Kazakoff as Diego Garcia
  • Mauricio Mercado as Victor Escalante
  • Jose Vargas as Drunk Party-Goer
  • Anna Van Hooft as Andrea


  • The title is taken from a number in the musical The Sound of Music.