Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )

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Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.

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 Steve McGarrett (118 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Danny 'Danno' Williams (118 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Chin Ho Kelly (118 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Kono Kalakaua (118 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Dr. Max Bergman (97 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Kamekona (69 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Catherine Rollins (54 episodes, 2010-2015)
Dennis Chun ...
 Sgt. Duke Lukela / ... (49 episodes, 2010-2015)
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Steve McGarrett comes to Hawaii to avenge his father's death but when the governor offers his own task force, he accepts. He picks up team members on the way, Danny Williams, the head detective on his father's case, Chin Ho Kelly, a former HPD Detective who was fired for accused corruption and McGarrett's father's old patrol partner, Kono Kalakaua, a Cadet at the Police Academy who's 1 week from graduating, and Captain Lou Grover, a former Chicago PD Head of SWAT.

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CBS wanted to bring the series back one year sooner for the 2009-2010 season, with Edward Allen Bernero in charge of production. The plot would have been a sequel with Steve McGarrett Jr. taking over the unit from Steve McGarrett Sr. It didn't go beyond the scripting stage. In 2009, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci took over and decided to reboot the series instead of make it a sequel to the original. See more »

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The silver Camaro that is driven in the series is an RS model as is seen in the RS emblem in the front grill; however, in some scenes filmed inside the car, the headrests have the SS logo stitched into them. In other scenes, the headrests do not have the SS logo. See more »

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[repeated line]
Steve McGarrett: Book'em, Danno!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.19 (2010) See more »

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20 September 2010 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Let's start with arguably the best and most recognized TV score of all time. If the producers want to use the original theme song, then why shorten it? It reminded me of the truncated TV tunes of re-runs in syndication.

Now for the pilot episode. I thought it odd that Hawaii 5-0 would open with a scene in South Korea. It's like stumbling out of bed in the morning not exactly sure what you're going to do that day.

There are also seemed to be to much gun play and not enough acting. The dialog and some of the background setup (Danno's family situation, for example) was a bit too cliché. Some of the personal background could be better developed over time rather than cramming it into one episode while chasing the bad guys.

The overall storyline for the pilot was excellent, though. It gave background to 5-0's beginnings and it maintained a certain consistency and plausibility with TOS while adding the dimension of McGarrett and his father.

Some of the dialog resulted in an approving chuckle from me.

The episode began to gel about 2/3 in and by the end of the show, I felt comfortable with the main characters and looked forward to the next chapter.


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