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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The scene where Chin and a phone company technician trace the call was reused from Season 3 episode "The Ransom". See more
McGarrett reveals to 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 to keep the powder inside, the end of the casing is crimped shut. When McGarrett holds out his palm we can see that the shells are merely hollow empty casings, incapable of being fired even as a blank. See more