2 items from 2011
Second episode into the season and the angsty high of the premier has worn off. It's back to work, as usual, but with a change or two. Only time will tell if these changes help or hurt the show. There's a paddleboard race from Molokai to O'ahu taking place, and 15 yr old Jen Hassley (Hayley Chase) is in the lead. She wins, unsurprisingly, gets hugs and kisses from the parentals, then disappears. Mom sees her being spirited away from the grounds in a red car. Meanwhile, downtown, Steve (Alex O'loughlin) has been called to the principal's office. Again. He bides his time reading "Women's Day" magazine – perhaps Smooth Dog is taking notes – when he realizes this meeting won't be just him and the new Gov. Leggy and lovely Homeland Security agent Lori Weston (Lauren German) catches his eye, literally (thanks for that anvil, show) and they make googoo eyes at »
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Officer Lori Weston Helps Hawaii Five-0 Shape Up
After a paddleboard competition, young champion Jen Hassley (Hayley Chase) is kidnapped. McGarrett must work the case with Officer Lori Weston (Lauren German), newly added to the Five-0 task force by Governor Denning (Richard T. Jones). Meanwhile, the still-suspended Kono meets the head of Hpd Internal Affairs (Tom Sizemore).
In last week’s review, I mentioned my hope that Gov. Denning’s crackdown on Five-0 would lead to tighter plotting. This week’s episode, “Ua Lawe Wale,” was noticeably tighter. For one thing, Officer Weston is the first member of Five-0 whose police skill set is spelled out from the beginning. Having served six years with Homeland Security and begun her career with the FBI, her background was just right to assist with the kidnapping case, and she applied her training realistically.
In addition to more discernible procedure, this episode’s plot »
- Gerald So
2 items from 2011