Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab ... See full summary »
Dr. Mark Sloan is a doctor at Community General Hospital, and he is a consultant for the police department. His son Steve Sloan is a detective for the department. He and his father, along ... See full summary »
Dick Van Dyke,
Barry Van Dyke
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle gets permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
San Francisco attorney Stuart McMillan is named Commissioner of the San Francisco Police Department. With his pretty, but somewhat kooky, wife Sally, her hard-drinking housekeeper Mildred, ... See full summary »
Susan Saint James
Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney who charges a $100,000 to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.
Five-O was a special state police unit answering only to the Governor of Hawaii. It worked with Honolulu police to fight the underworld in the island state. Sooner or later virtually all the badguys heard Steve McGarrett grunt "Book 'em, Danno!" though chief badguy Wo Fat was caught after MacArthur left the series. Written by
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For the ninth season, the Five-O offices moved out of the Iolani Palace and into an office building down the street (they moved back for the tenth season). Part of the reason was that the Iolani Palace itself was undergoing a facelift; the other part was that CBS was building a new studio for the series, which wasn't ready in time for the early episodes. The Five-O office scenes were actually filmed in the office building, which was introduced in each ninth-season episode by showing the Iolani Palace with scaffolding over its facing and then quickly panning down the street to the office building. Sometimes an exterior shot of the office building would show McGarrett pacing in front of his "new" office window. See more »
In "The Capsule Kidnapping", the kidnappers are attempting to flee from McGarrett in a private airplane. When they board the plane and while McGarrett's chasing them around on the taxiways of the airport, the plane is a twin engine propeller aircraft. When it becomes airborne, the aircraft shown is a twin engine jet. See more »
Can't believe I am the first one to put in some comments on this show! Great show! Loved the cast, the action, the scenery, one of my biggest childhood TV memories is watching the big wave curl over the name of the show. (McGarrett always looked like Elvis, by the way, didn't he? They were pals, if you didn't know..) I felt bad when Jack Lord died a couple years ago, he was much older than I would have guessed...77 was it?
Anyways, one of the better, more durable shows of the era, kind of think of Kojak or Cannon whenever this comes to mind; I hope to see it in reruns again sometime.
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