A sniper with two prosthetic hands is killing police officers, and McGarrett may be on his list.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Rollins (credit only)
Hookman / Curt Stoner
Don McKinney
Dennis Chun ...
Norm Compton ...
HPD Officer Troy Ookala
Grant Patrick Moniz ...
Ben Keoki


A police officer is shot while moonlighting as a funeral escort and the only clue is a shell casing that has his name engraved on it. A few days later another officer, who happened to be the former partner of the first officer, is shot and killed during a shootout. At first it is thought that the officer was killed by the criminal, but when they figure out that the officer was shot from a higher elevation and a shell casing with that officer's name found where the shot was fired, McGarrett begins to suspect that both officers were targeted by the same man. Also, a few days later someone takes a shot at Steve he figures out that the killer is Curt Stoner, who blamed the two officers as well as Steve's dad and Duke for the loss of his hands in an attempted bank robbery. Unfortunately, Duke is shot and seriously wounded by Stoner, and because Steve's father is dead is now targeting the younger McGarrett. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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4 February 2013 (USA)  »

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Danny 'Danno' Williams: You know the difference between cover and concealment? One hides you from bullets, the other hides you from sight. Here I have both.
Steve McGarrett: Yes, I know the difference between cover and concealment.
Danny 'Danno' Williams: You do? Because right now, you the Navy SEAL, you got neither.
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Performed by Brian Tyler
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Not that much technology.
22 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watched this immediately after watching "Hookman" from the original series. Amazing how closely the new version followed the old including many of the lines. Hookman even drove a green Mustang in both versions even though the new series uses Chevys. The biggest difference was Dano wasn't the annoying nagger that he is today. Another rewrite is in the original series McGarrett was at the bank when Hookman lost his hands, in this version it was his father that was at the bank. In this episode McGarrett forced Hookman to drive into the water. In the original you did not know his Hookman's car went off the road till it was pulled out of the water.

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