When an escalating gang war spills into the stands of the local high school football game, injuring several bystanders and killing a gang leader, Five-0 uncovers an unlikely partnership between Samoan gangs and a mainland mob.

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Frank Salvo
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Joey
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Junior Satele
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Tuinei (as Olo Alailima)
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Sid (as Sid S. Liufau)
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Helen Torco ...
Mother
Larry Bialock ...
Wealthy Patron
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Viliami Fehoko ...
Haka Leader
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Attending Steve's former high school's football game with the gang and Grace, Danny spots armed men before they shoot at players. It turns out to be a gang war between the Chinese triad and Tuinei's locally anchored Samoan gang, which is however negotiating a bloody deal with Frank Salvo's New Jersey gambling mob. Chin fails to get his dirty uncle Sid out. Steve helps Danny keep his visitation rights. Written by KGF Vissers

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

"Malama Ka Aina" is Hawaiian for " Respect the land" ( Dvd ) See more »

Quotes

Chin Ho Kelly: Listen to me, you have to come with me right now, and talk to my people.
Sid: Your people? You mean the drug dealers you ripped off when you were cop? Stay away from me!
[Chin puts cuffs on Sid]
Sid: What the Hell are you doing?
Chin Ho Kelly: I'm a cop again. I was trying to cut you a break. I was trying to do things a different way. I guess I was wrong.
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References Casino Royale (1967) See more »

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Written by Wolfmother
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Still Playing Catch-Up with the Pilot
9 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After a pretty well-put-together pilot, I was pretty angry to see such a mess of an underwritten, poorly paced second episode. I was ready to write the show off completely, but at least this third episode made an effort.

It still has the hindrances of a typical police procedural-- minimum character development, necessary coincidences to streamline plot resolution-- but at least it was an entertaining hour of TV. More so than episode two.

With the exception of Danno, no character is really given much growth, though they put forth a medium amount of effort for Chin (Daniel Dae Kim) this time around. Good, but not great. Bonus points for Max Casella.


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