A shamed Japanese banker ritualistically kills himself, and McGarrett want to know why. McGarrett demands answers from a prominent financial consultant, played by guest star Ossie Davis, and the deceased's assistant when Five-O discovers the pair are involved in an international swindle. Written by
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The title is based on the term Seppuku, or a Japanese ritual suicide by falling on one's sword, usually reserved only for samurai and extremely honored persons who wish to die voluntarily and with honor rather than at the hands of their enemies. See more
When Danny is monitoring the tumbler sounds in the Five-o lab, the radio monitor is a Radio Shack Weatheradio Mini. Normally all that can heard on this would be weather reports. An attempt was made to conceal this by rubbing of the silver color on the lettering, but it can still be seen. See more