The young son of a rich man is kidnapped. Five-O and HPD observe the scene where the kidnappers are to pick up the money. Five-O's Kono corners the kidnappers but ends up being captured. He sets the boy free but is beaten by the kidnappers, who now are demanding ransom for release of the Five-O member. Written by
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This episode demonstrates how a call was traced through an old mechanical switching system. The technician literally had to trace the wires through each switch (1 for each digit of the phone number) to find the line it came in on. This is why the caller had to stay on the line for 5 to 10 minutes for the call to be traced. Success depended on a very skilled technician to complete the trace quickly. With a modern digital switch, everything is run by computer. The computer has to decode the dialed number so that it 'knows' who is calling and who is being called even before the phone rings. See more
When Danny raids the old warehouse, he is wearing a dark colored suit. When he kicks in the door and enters, his suit is a light tan color. See more
[Discouraging Roy and Earl from killing Kono
This is not like the kid. You kill a cop and there's no turning back. McGarrett'll forget about the money sooner or later, but you kill his boy, and he is never going to forget it! Never!