A convicted murderer escapes prison. He has been threatening a woman, spurring McGarrett to arrive at the woman's home with police officers. As the lawman arrives, the convict calls, telling the woman he will kill her by nightfall. While McGarrett guards the woman, he also probes to find out more about the circumstances that led to the man's conviction. It's clear that McGarrett believes there's more to the case than she has been telling. Written by
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It is revealed that the Governor hired McGarrett in 1959, immediately upon Hawaii's creation as the 50th state. See more
McGarrett shows Carol that the cartridges in the revolver are blanks. A blank does not have a projectile (bullet) in the nose of the casing, but it does contain powder, and the end of the casing is crimped shut to keep the powder inside. When McGarrett holds out his palm, the shells are hollow empty casings, incapable of being fired even as blanks. See more
Det. Steve McGarrett
[L.B. flies at Carol in a rage, and McGarrett pulls him away
Don't blow it!... Don't blow it, L.B., you're off the hook.