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Hawaii Five-O 

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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

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Leonard Freeman
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1980   1979   1978   1977   1976   1975   … See all »
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jack Lord ...  Det. Steve McGarrett / ... 281 episodes, 1968-1980
James MacArthur ...  Danny Williams / ... 259 episodes, 1968-1979
Kam Fong ...  Chin Ho 241 episodes, 1968-1978
Herman Wedemeyer ...  Duke / ... 153 episodes, 1968-1980
Harry Endo ...  Che Fong / ... 115 episodes, 1969-1977
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Storyline

Five-0 was a special state police unit answering only to the Governor of Hawaii. It worked with Honolulu police to fight the underworld in the island state. Sooner or later virtually all the bad guys heard Steve McGarrett grunt "Book 'em, Danno!" though chief bad guy Wo Fat was caught after MacArthur left the series. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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hawaii | cult tv | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | See All (45) »

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His beat: the whole state. His badge: Hawaii Five-O (season 1)

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gregory Peck was offered the lead role of McGarrett. He turned it down. See more »

Goofs

After the original 1968 Mercury was replaced with a 1974 Marquis Brougham 4-door hardtop, some stock footage shows the 1968 Mercury passing or in traffic. See more »

Quotes

Det. Steve McGarrett: Aloha. Aloha, suckers.
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Connections

Referenced in The Shield: Cut Throat (2005) See more »

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book'em danno!
27 September 1999 | by gazzo-2See all my reviews

Can't believe I am the first one to put in some comments on this show! Great show! Loved the cast, the action, the scenery, one of my biggest childhood TV memories is watching the big wave curl over the name of the show. (McGarrett always looked like Elvis, by the way, didn't he? They were pals, if you didn't know..) I felt bad when Jack Lord died a couple years ago, he was much older than I would have guessed...77 was it?

Anyways, one of the better, more durable shows of the era, kind of think of Kojak or Cannon whenever this comes to mind; I hope to see it in reruns again sometime.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

McGarrett See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(284 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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