Review of Chance

60 minutes

Based on Nunn’s novel, Chance is described as a provocative psychological thriller that focuses on Eldon Chance (Laurie), a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist who reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness. After an ill-advised decision regarding an alluring patient who may or may not be struggling with a multiple personality disorder, Chance finds himself in the crosshairs of her abusive spouse, who also happens to be a ruthless police detective. In over his head, Chance’s decent into the city’s shadowy underbelly, all while navigating the waters of a contentious divorce and the tribulations of his teenage daughter, soon spirals into an ever deepening exploration of one of mankind’s final frontiers — the shadowy, undiscovered country of the human mind.
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Oct 21, 2016 9:27AM EDT

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Chance is a drama thriller about consulting neuro-psychiatrist that refers patients to specialists and treatment plans. It's nice to see Hugh Laurie playing a main role again as a doctor named Eldon Chance who's life is in disarray. He's going through a separation and is struggling to obtain money to pay bills, support his ex and spends most of his time with patients who are mutilated by life. Through all this he wants to go above and beyond for his patients... a moral imperative to dig into the truth. The show has a great and diverse cast that portrays the unique characters with pose. The story is quite compelling and I'm looking forward to see the underlying plot unfold.

"Eldon Chance is a 55 year old right handed neuro-psychiatrist, of late he is increasingly aware of a mental state he find to be dark and unstable, he fears he has been drawn to the precipice of some new and terrible reality and now having stumbled, he will be unable to keep from falling." Eldon Chance


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