Hooker and his team become the protection detail of a Senator, and an old friend of Hooker's, after Hooker saves his life during a routine prisoner transfer in Hawaii while the Senator pushes his anti-terrorist bill.
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While this originally aired as a 90 minute show, in syndication it has been split up into two parts, with part 2 having the normal Season 5 title and credit sequence. See more
The Senator asks Hooker if he's going to vote for him, and Hooker said he did last year. U.S. Senators serve 6 year terms, so absent some type of special election , Hooker could not have voted for an incumbent the prior year. This may have been due to Hooker like most Americans lacking knowledge as to how the U.S. political system works. See more
Senator Stuart Grayle
There's not a hell of a lot of difference between politics, police work, they're both blood sports.
The opening credits here were not the usual montage of prior events with the series title then episode title followed by stars being listed. Instead, the opening credit was William Shatner as T.J. Hooker, followed by the episode title, then Locklear and Darren followed by the guest stars. See more
References Citizen Kane