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"Dead Head"
Season {{#pad:2|2|0|left}}, Number 05

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Air date December 15, 2010
Written by Story: Tom Spezialy

Teleplay: Dan E. Fesman &
Nora Zuckerman &
Lilla Zuckerman

Directed by Paul Edwards
Production code 2J5705
U.S. viewers 5.82 million
U.S. ratings 3.5/6 HH
1.6/5 A18-49
Case Folder
Location: San Francisco, California
Protectee David Jarecki (aka John Doe)
Money launderer, amnesiac
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Dead Head is the fifth episode of the second season of Human Target, and the seventeenth overall.

Plot[]

When a client's sudden and suspicious amnesia prevents him from remembering his own identity — and knowing who might want him dead — Winston is forced to ask his own ex-wife for help. As the client's memory returns, the problems just keep coming, and the tale gets progressively less appealing and harder to swallow - and more crammed with indiscriminate bad guys.

Guest stars[]

  • Roger Bart as John Doe
  • Nick Chinlund as Lt. Broward
  • Tracie Thoms as Michelle
  • Paul Andrich as Uniformed Cop
  • Art Kitching as ER Doctor
  • Colin Lawrence as Delgado
  • Byron Noble as Paul
  • C. Douglas Quan as ND Forensics Guy
  • Christopher Rosamund as Agent
  • James Tyce as Detective Nolan

Trivia[]

  • "Dead Head" is a long-standing nickname/badge of honor for the hardcore fans of the band The Grateful Dead.
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