Hawaii Five-O: Season 5, Episode 9

'V' for Vashon: The Son (14 Nov. 1972)

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Chris Vashon is male heir to the Vashon crime family, which now has considerable legitimate business holdings. The young Vashon, a rebellious sort, has been conducting robberies with ... See full summary »

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Dan Williams
Al Harrington ...
Ben
Kam Fong ...
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Chris Vashon
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Kwan Hi Lim ...
Christopher Harris ...
Stu
Ricky Kelman ...
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Glenn Cannon ...
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Harry Endo ...
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Elizabeth Cole ...
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Chris Vashon is male heir to the Vashon crime family, which now has considerable legitimate business holdings. The young Vashon, a rebellious sort, has been conducting robberies with friends. McGarrett sees the development as a way of striking back at the Vashons. However, Five-O discovers that's easier said than done, when Honare Vashon, Chris's father, bribes witnesses and Chris Vashon beats the rap in court. McGarrett doesn't give up and attempts to trap Chris Vashon again. This time, Vashon is fatally wounded by the lawman. Honare Vashon vows McGarrett will die. Written by Bill Koenig

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The three parts of 'V' For Vashon were re-run back-to-back in a single evening on CBS. See more »

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Lo Wu Sing: Perhaps, while you are here, I might intrest you in some suitings?
Dan Williams: You got any idea what a cop makes?
Lo Wu Sing: Oh. I'm sorry.
Dan Williams: Me too.
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A must see for fans of television history
8 January 2007 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This show, the only three-parter of the series, is one of, if not the best of the entire series. This three parter could have been on the big screen. The major actors (Harold Gould, Luther Adler, Robert Drivas, Don Knight) all give excellent performances, and many of the Five-O stock performers (Arthur Hee, Moki Palacio, Yankee Chang, David Espinda, Galen Kam, Robert Costa, Beau Vanden Ecker) are on hand as well. There are freeze-frames employed during a courtroom sequence in part one, and when McGarrett looks out his office to the building across the street in part two. Robert Luck plays Sullivan, who was "pushing junk to high school kids." During the final show, lawyer Harvey Mathieson Drew (John Stalker) is being blackmailed by the elder Vashon. Kwan Hi Lim plays the Vashons' very slimy henchman Tosaki.


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