The U.S. Navy cooperated in the filming of this story about a shipboard heroin ring, lending the Destroyer U.S.S. Whipple and having real-life Admiral Joseph McGittrick play a substantial role as the admiral in charge of the Navy's substance-abuse recovery program. With McGarrett in uniform to supervise, Danno goes undercover as a medic treating an addict and trying to get him to produce his supplier's name with an amnesty promise. Several sailors also have speaking roles. Written by
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The ship that "played" the USS Frank Haskell was the USS Whipple (FF-1062) based out of Pearl Harbor. See more
McGarrett is seen arriving aboard ship in a navy commander's uniform. He is later seen wearing the uniform of a navy lieutenant commander. See more
The producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Department of Defense and the United States Navy. See more
References The Wizard of Oz