Hawaii Five-O: Season 10, Episode 9

Deep Cover (8 Dec. 1977)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 20 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A Soviet spy ring, led by a murderous femme fatale posing as a nurse to get sodium pentathol for truth serum, kidnaps an engineer on a nuclear sub and replaces him with a lookalike (Dale ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Steven H. Stern)

Writers:

(creator),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 105 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 2281 titles
created 30 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Deep Cover" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Deep Cover (08 Dec 1977)

Deep Cover (08 Dec 1977) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hawaii Five-O.
« Previous Episode | 226 of 281 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Dan Williams
Kam Fong ...
Herman Wedemeyer ...
...
Commander Chris Nolan
...
Maria Noble
...
Harner / Trikonis
Bob Basso ...
Captain Kemp
Jeff Kennedy ...
Admiral Dunn
Don Pomes ...
Chief Bishop
Joe Moore ...
Lt. Commander Dominic Rizzo
Herb Hardin ...
Commander Rivers
Don Rockwell ...
Captain Fitzsimmons
Jorie Remus ...
Landlady
Joseph Winzenreid ...
Instructor #2
Edit

Storyline

A Soviet spy ring, led by a murderous femme fatale posing as a nurse to get sodium pentathol for truth serum, kidnaps an engineer on a nuclear sub and replaces him with a lookalike (Dale Robinette plays both roles), who is assigned to learn all he can about the sub and pass it on to the real engineer, who will then be taken to Moscow and grilled by the KGB. Written by Peter Harris

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 December 1977 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The good far outweighs the bad in this one.
20 November 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

It's odd that this is the second episode in a row that dealt with Soviet spies and Cold War tensions but like the last one, it's pretty original. The show begins with a guy getting assassinated on the beach by a pretty but very cold lady (Maud Adams). Why is uncertain but the man was an officer in the submarine service. Because a US Navy serviceman was killed, McGarrett is once again activated and now Commander McGarrett teams up with a navy man (Geoffery Lewis) to investigate. Eventually, it turns out that the man was murdered simply because he knew another officer in the training program--and these spies didn't want him to be alive to identify the fake officer they've inserted into the program. Sounds like a lot of trouble? Well, to get a new guidance system, the enemy will stop at nothing--not even a crazy plan--to get the information.

For the most part this is a good episode mostly because it's pretty original. My only complaints are logical ones that SHOULD have been worked out better. First, the naval officer assisting McGarrett didn't seem the least bit concerned when the fake officer has dental work that would indicate he's a fake! He even says that McGarrett has 'no evidence' to support his theory that the man has been switched!! This makes no sense at all. What also didn't make sense was how these spies were able to suddenly brainwash the real officer to go back to his duty and have no idea he'd been held incommunicado for all this time! Huh?! These logical errors aside, it's actually one of the better shows of season 10, but surely the good plot idea needed a bit more work.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Seasons 4 thru 6 Are the Best DrGlitterhouse
The Late James MacArthur Was Right Attillio
The Complete Series [sic] Release coming on DVD mister-mike
Laugh of the Day mister-mike
Gavin MacLeod wants to return to Five-0 mister-mike
45th anniversary of the show coming up mister-mike
Discuss Deep Cover (1977) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?