McGarrett survives a bombing of his car but is blinded. His sight may or may not return. He begins rehabilitation under the no-nonsense supervision of Nurse Lavallo. Five-O's investigation ... See full summary »

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Edith Lavallo
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Robert Edwards ...
Masterson
Robert Gleason ...
Dr. Rackman (as Bob Gleason)
Harry Endo ...
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Jenny
Suzanne Carney ...
Nurse Feinberg (as Suzan Carney)
Remi Abellira ...
Poto
Bunny Kahanamoku ...
Sam Lee
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McGarrett survives a bombing of his car but is blinded. His sight may or may not return. He begins rehabilitation under the no-nonsense supervision of Nurse Lavallo. Five-O's investigation fails to turn up a suspect among known criminals. Meanwhile, McGarrett's attacker is determined the kill the lawman in the hospital where he is undergoing rehabilitation. Written by Bill Koenig

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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31 December 1969 (USA)  »

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When McGarrett arrives at his office, its daylight. When the young boy finishes cleaning the windshield a few minutes later, it's already dark. When McGarrett goes into his office, it's daylight again. When everyone leaves the party, it's dark again. See more »

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Danny: Nobody has a better reason for wanting to put a hit on McGarrett than you do.
Sam Lee: You must think I'm nuts... A real psycho, huh? I'm gonna put out a hit on McGarrett and pay by check?... I may as well send you a printed announcement!
Danny: You wouldn't be the first to make that mistake.
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McGarrett nearly buys the farm...
3 January 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This show begins with McGarrett nearly being killed by a bomb installed in his car. The bomb detonates but instead of killing him, he is blinded—possibly for life. Unfortunately, since this was the longest running cop show up until "Law & Order", the viewer knows that by the end of the show Steve will be 100% fine.

Much of the show concerns McGarrett's difficulties coping with his injury as well as the relationship he has with his nurse, played by Marion Ross. Most of this is pretty interesting though a tad melodramatic. The rest of the show is about the police investigation of the crime—which is important since the would-be killer is still at large. What makes this interesting is that the identity of the man is a mystery and he's not the type person you'd expect to try to kill the chief of this police organization.

Overall, a pretty good episode with only one failing. In the final fight between a blind McGarrett and the assassin, Ms. Ross mostly just stands there while the men are trying to kill each other. When the assassin drops his gun, she doesn't turn on the light and pick it up or bonks him over the head. Instead, in a silly melodramatic move, she yells instructions to Steve about how to find the guy in the dark! It's all pretty silly but otherwise not a bad show.


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