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John, thanks for the 3735 Diamond Head Rd. address for the home of Li Wing, Eric Damian, and Agatha Henderson. That’s definitely the home! You can especially get a good overhead look at it and the surrounding grounds using Google Earth. There’s also this cool site called historic aerials (thanks to a member on the magnum-mania site) where you can pull up these overhead shots of various addresses at a particular point in time, for instance I can look at an aerial of that property how it looked in 1975. Basically you can pull up any property by year and then compare to what it looks like today. Honestly this property hasn’t changed much. The house is still the same, the fountain in the front is still there, the 3 houses in the back against the ocean are also still there. I think the only change might be the 2 houses before the fountain. I don’t think they were there in 1975 though I seem to notice some types of structures there (it’s a bit blurry). But watching “Honor is an Unmarked Grave” it appears like that whole section before the fountain is some kind of garden area with steps that descend down to the fountain area (Agatha Henderson walks and talks to Travis Marshall in that area). But I can’t quite make out whether this garden area extends all the way up to the front of the property (i.e. to the Diamond Head Rd. wall) and whether all this land is part of the main house.

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When I watched this episode a couple of months ago, I found myself not convinced of the girl's "love" for the 'priest'. I get her wanting to be involved with radical causes but that part seemed forced to me.

I find it curious she would 'fall in love' so freaking fast. There was nothing pleasant about Boyd's character, regardless of the name he was using. There was no chance for her to see any redeeming values in the guy but maybe I missed something?

It wasn't the worst episode but it wasn't one of the best either, in my humble opinion. I also have a tendency to like some of the off-the-wall stuff so everyone's mileage may differ. :)


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Here is something to debate. This is a Plot Summary which was written by a guy named Reg Jones, which I cribbed from the H50 newsletter that Karen Rhodes used to publish "a long time ago":

UP THE REBELS

This stunning episode ranks near the top of my pantheon of Hawaii Five-0 greats. Besides a timely and convincing story, what made it so special were stunning performances by Steven Boyd, Elayne Heilveil and Jack Lord. Boyd's ability to communicate Irish come-hither, coiled power and world weariness, made this one of his finest performances in any medium. And who can forget the dewy-eyed eagerness and youthful hormonal charge that Heilveil brought to her scenes with him. Wow! As for Jack Lord, his interaction with both of them lifted those scenes to a level of intensity seldom achieved during the run of the show.


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Well, it's September 1st now and closer to the start of Classic HFO's 50th Anniversary first episode Sept 20, 1968. Mr. Mike and some of the forum regulars have reviewed 1st Season episodes this summer. I rewatched a few and here's my Season 1 (1968-1969) ratings on my 6 star system. Part I. 1.Full Fathom Five 5 stars . 2. Strangers In Our Own Land 4 stars. 3.Tiger By The Tail 5 stars. 4. Samurai 4.5 stars 5. And They Painted Daisies 4 stars. 6. 24 Karat Kill 4.5 stars. 7.The Ways Of Love 5 stars. 8. No Blue Skies 5 stars. 9.By The Numbers 5 stars. 10.Yesterday Died And Tomorrow Won't Be Born 6 STARS ******. 2nd BEST episode Season 1. 11. Deathwatch 5 stars. End Of Part I. Yesterday Died jumped up half a star earning the rare 6 star designation. Strangers In Our Own Land dropped at least half a star down to 4 stars. JC

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Ringfire, it's well before that, it's only about 6 houses East of the lookout. I just streetviewed it. The address is 3735 Diamond Head Road. It's hidden by a streetwall with a terracotta top and the driveway now feeds 6 homes including the original one from the TV show.

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It may just me, but I like those sections. If nothing else, maybe we can have some fun discussions for the meanings of the titles when they are not apparent.

The list of wants is fun too - give us an idea of how involved the crime-solving process was for the episode.


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As previously mentioned, I am revising my reviews of season one shows, since soon we will be having the 50th anniversary of these programs' broadcasts -- http://fiveohomepage.com/5-0log1.htm

I have already made some changes to what I was doing.

I was doing the music cues for each show, but this became very time-consuming as well as tiresome, because many of the cues were repetitive. I originally wanted to do this so I could track down the "first time" certain cues appeared. The cues are still on my WWW site, so I might get around to working on this some day. I managed to do about half of the first season shows and the pilot.

The length of the first season review page was getting ridiculous, because I was including the plots of episodes, most of which were written from scratch. I decided to have the shows linked to the text at the beginning of the review, such as is done with various other "Plots" in other seasons (there was only ONE such plot in the first season). Because of this, the size of the page dropped from 363 KB to 165 KB. All of my review pages for seasons of the new H50 are over 165 KB with the except of just one!

I would like to know what people think of the the McGARRETT WANTS and WHAT DOES THE TITLE MEAN sections which are still on the page. Should I keep these or not? Your opinion is wanted!


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Thanks John, unfortunately I’m back from Hawaii so I can’t check it out now. If you’re saying down the road from where the Diamond Head Lookout is (the police staging area in “Candy and a Gun” and “Little Girl Blue”) then I think you’re referring to the Black Point area and where the Shangri-La is. Unless it’s a little closer to the lookout area.

P.S. Past the Shangri-La (eastward) in the cove area is the house from “By the Numbers” and “Jokers Wild Man Wild”. Though I believe that house has been totally renovated and is now a vacation rental called the Banyan House: https://bit.ly/2PjRsSM


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Been offline on vacation for the last month, I saw Ringfire asked about the house in "$100,000 nickel. The house still exists but they built more houses on the lot so it's hard to see.

It's on the oceanside of Diamondhead road about a block East of the main lookout just before the hill down to where it becomes Kahala Avenue.

The house hasn't changed a bit (but the property sure has)


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Magnum PI (the Complete Series) is now available for the first time digitally remastered in HD on iTunes.......for a total of $35!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/tv-season/magnum-p-i-the-complete-series/id 1401006790


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Great thoughts Mr. Mike! Not That Much Different seems to have some of the script slashed and there appears to be some lack of coherence. I think you are right about Not That Much Different. There probably was more in the script about Julian and possible homosexual lovers or situations that were cut out. Instead, it was more West killed Julian out of jealousy and his removal possibly to be closer to the beautiful young Carole. There is no reason for Denning as Governor to play Philip Grey the Treasury Agent. They could have darkened his hair and given him a beard of some kind at least. Or they could have found another actor to play the role. Swanson's character In The Box wasn't very likable. He was a straight shooter though talking about the different problems at the prison. A few years later, V for Vashon, Harvey Drew met his Waterloo having a relationship with Bobby Reasbeck. I think that was Season 5. Hawaii Five-0 had strong ratings Season 5. Maybe, HFO had enough respect from CBS and strength of ratings that Drew-Reasbeck relationship wouldn't sink the episode or show. Again, it was spoken words and nothing visual between them in the episode or flashback was shown. I wonder if Swanson's demands for a new jail were actually realized. It appeared to be the same jail to me in later episodes. Interesting topics to ponder. JC

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MINDLESS SPECULATION BY ME!!

Along with Twenty-Four Karat Kill, The Box contains a big season one "goof."

In the first show, Richard Denning, who played the Governor in three of the five shows prior to it (and many shows after) suddenly appeared as Philip Grey, US Treasury Agent for no logical reason (my theory is the actor who was supposed to play this part cancelled at the very last minute, so Denning was dragooned into taking the role).

The other goof is the character of Carl/Charlie Swanson, played by Gerald S. O'Loughlin, who appears in two episodes: Six Kilos and The Box.

In Six Kilos, he is part of a safecracking team; this character is shot at the end of the show. Swanson also appears in The Box, a harsh prison drama where McGarrett lets himself be taken hostage in an unsuccessful bid to resolve a standoff. These shows were produced with Six Kilos first (see below), which would suggest that Swanson was shot, recovered and sent to prison, but the way the shows were broadcast, these two episodes were reversed. (In The Box, Swanson, who is the one holding everyone hostage in a bid to walk out the prison's front door, says "I've been waiting for this a long time," which doesn't really make sense, it was only four episodes later, in production order.)

My theory for the issue with the way the shows were broadcast is that The Box and Not That Much Different both have references to homosexuality.

In The Box, as part of the demands Swanson is making at the end of the show for prison reform, he makes a big deal about how "the kids that are just coming in for their first stretch" should be kept away from "The homosexuals. These old, smart ones." (This complaint goes on for a bit.)

Not That Much Different, on the other hand, has a complicated plot with one male character who is sexually attracted to another who rebuffs him. The "gayness" in this episode is kind of dialled down compared to The Box, though, perhaps because the suits at CBS freaked out ... which, in my opinion, is why these two shows were put out of order, because they were separated as much as possible without too much thought for the plot of the show, just because of the "gay" angle.

There are further complications, because Six Kilos, the other episode starring O'Loughlin as Swanson, was suppressed from broadcast for some time and was not shown during syndication. Why it suddenly reappeared not only on stations like KVOS, KCIU and so forth and ended up on the DVD sets is a good question. I wonder if the actors involved made a stink about this, because they were not receiving any residuals for the show and it wasn't a case like Bored She Hung Herself (notorious second season episode which was banned as part of a lawsuit)?

Production Order

1729-0217 Six Kilos
1729-0218 The Big Kahuna
1729-0219 One for the Money
1729-0220 The Box
1729-0221 Face of the Dragon
1729-0222 Not That Much Different

Broadcast Order

016 The box
017 One for the money
018 Along came Joey
019 Once upon a time, part I
020 Once upon a time, part II
021 Not that much different
022 Six kilos
023 The big kahuna


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From what I can figure out, McG thinks/dreams about Wo Fat while he is being tortured by this new baddie named Kang...

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I thought Wo Fat is dead here, how will they bring him back?

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Todd-Good analysis! The Last Of The Great Paperhangers. I'm a big HRH fan and Season 9 in general. Mac is an underrated character. He takes the risks breaking into McGarrett's office and taking the check. Janice is very attractive in this episode. She's not just ornamentation but an important member in the group. Love when she drops the forms off at the office. Also, giving the kid $ for getting McG's autograph. Double-crossing Mac indeed didn't make any sense. I don't understand why HRH headed to the airport in such a hurry. In this case, the play would be to squirrel away for a few days somewhere. A hotel or vacant building maybe then board a freighter. HRH had to realize McG & HFO team would be at the airport. Taking the kid was a smart move. They did not know Janice's real identity. 3 stars on a 4 star system sounds right. Solid Season 9 episode. There's a slide in Episode Quality in Season 10 for some reason.

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Mr. Mike - nice link. I would agree they ran out of gas. They said something about space issues. I would bet it grew faster than they anticipated.

Looks like someone else had better luck with the cars:

http://www.imcdb.org/movie_62568-Hawaii-Five-O.html

This one is interesting too. Although I think there might be some missing here and there - not going to complain. It's impressive.


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CBS PRESS RELEASE:

AFTER STEVE'S CIA AGENT FRIEND IS KILLED, MCGARRETT LETS HIMSELF BE CAPTURED BY THE GROUP HE THINKS IS RESPONSIBLE AND ENDURES A TORTUROUS SENSORY DEPRIVATION TANK TO FIND THE KILLER, ON THE NINTH SEASON PREMIERE OF "HAWAII FIVE-0," FRIDAY, SEPT. 28


The Episode, Titled "Cocoon," Is a Retelling of the Original Series' Pilot Episode and Was Written by the Late Leonard Freeman, Creator of the Original Hawaii Five-O," and Current Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov

Mark Dacascos Returns as McGarrett's Nemesis, Wo Fat

After Steve's CIA agent friend is killed, McGarrett lets himself be captured by the group he thinks is responsible and endures a torturous sensory deprivation tank to find the killer. Also, Tani wrestles with whether or not she will tell McGarrett about the murder weapon she found at Adam's house, on the ninth season premiere of HAWAII FIVE-0, Friday, Sept. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.


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The Internet Movie Plane Database, an interesting site:

http://www.impdb.org/index.php?title=Hawaii_Five-O_(1968-1980)

Looks like they ran out of gas, though, because they never finished the series...


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Ringfire - agree, the entire state is in my thoughts and prayers as Hurricane Lane hits.

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Chick, you’re right that a Hawai’i pilgrimage is always a very special occasion and should be to any Five-O head. Or any Magnum head. I was standing at the very top of Makapu’u Point (you can only walk up that road now, back in the day you could drive up there as in the finale of Death is a Company Policy) and I was overlooking the Makapu’u Lighthouse below me and remembering the Magnum episode where a guy throws his girlfriend off that lighthouse. Lots of memories from various shows! Of course I also got a chance to swim in Magnum’s tidal pool out back of the Anderson Estate which was an awesome experience. The estate is gone now unfortunately except for the gatehouse next to the front gate and the boathouse out back which served as the guest house on the show where Magnum lived.

Todd, I’ve never heard of the new WKRP. I never watched the original show - tried to watch one episode but couldn’t get into it.

I pray that all is well with our beloved Hawai’i this weekend as Hurricane Lane makes landfall on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu. Check out these crazy Waikiki waves when Hurricane Hector passed during my last Thursday that I was there: https://bit.ly/2BG06sE
You never see waves like these in Waikiki. I can only imagine what it’ll look like when Lane hits.


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I watched "The Last of the Great Paperhangers" (Season 9) tonight, for the first time in over 20 years.

I was feeling stressed, and was in the mood for a "light" episode, so this fit the bill.

This was one of the few Five-O episodes where there is absolutely zero violence. Nobody gets killed, nobody gets hurt, and not a single punch is thrown!

Elaine Giftos played Janice, the female accomplice of career scammer/forger Hunter R. Hickey, and she looked hot in this episode. She seemed a bit less hot when I looked her up and saw she was born the same year as my mom!

Kevin McCarthy played Hickey, and did a good job with the somewhat charming but shady character. Despite being 62 in this 1976 episode, he lived all the way until 2010!

Hickey's male accomplice "Mac" seems to be an expert in breaking and entering and safe cracking, but the character is never explained very well, nor is the weird Hawaiian doll he oddly left behind during a heist of the Five-O office!

At one point, Mac tries to put the moves on Janice, who rebuffs his advances and tells him to listen carefully to the speech Hickey is making to them.

Hickey loses a bit of his charm late in the episode when he inexplicably sets up Mac to be arrested, simply to avoid paying him. Janice, who seems of very questionable morals herself, doesn't mind this at all, and leaves with Hickey. However, it does not appear that Janice and Hickey have a romantic or sexual relationship.

Chin and Duke do a horrible job tailing Hickey near the end of the episode, and in fact fail to notice when Hickey replaces Janice as the driver.

It did seem far-fetched to me that Hickey would continue with his grand scheme to defraud the Navy of $200,000 when he knew McGarrett was putting major heat on him.

When finally caught and arrested, Hickey doesn't seem so upset that he's going to prison, but more seems frustrated that his brilliant plan didn't work. He asks McGarrett where he went wrong, and McGarrett answers by telling him, "You never break into a man's office without stealing anything." Good advice!

Overall I agree with Mike's assessment that it's a 3-star episode, and it makes for nice viewing when you aren't in the mood to watch something violent.


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Mike,

I agree, this "Greer" character really does look like baloney.

Five-Zero writers haven't done a very good job with female villains -- or the writing of love interests, for that matter!

They did a fairly good job with the creation of the Tani character. Hopefully they resist the temptation to pair her with Junior.


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ringfire:

I agree that the second episode with Mykelti Williamson was terrible. Grover really was a different person, and he committed a ton of felonies, as well. Notice they don't speak of it again. I think the writers and producers realize that episode was a mistake!

BTW, do you remember Mykelti in "The New WKRP in Cincinnati"? That show really failed to capture the magic of the original.

I know Phillies fans have fond memories of Shane Victorino, but he really sucked when he came to the Dodgers. Somehow he rebounded in Boston the following year, where he played well, before finally slipping in the next two, and he retired at age 35. Chase Utley has been a nice addition to the Dodgers, even if he's a shell of his former self.


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Hey RingFire - yeah Benny fast, man, but not as fast as the Flyin’ Hawaiian!

2005 was Chicken's first trip to the Islands. I checked out The Palace, Hanauma Bay, Wo Fat's abandoned restaurant in Honolu Chi-town, the HPD museum I learned bout thanks to our man Mr. Mike, did the Waikiki experience and visited Jack's Bust (thanks for the recent pix!) and his Kahala hood. Later visits I gots over to Waimanalo beach where they filmed lots a them surfside shootouts and drove by the Ala Wai Canal with my Five-O soundtrack disc crankin. Yeah!

For Chicken, it was a real pilgrimage. I had dreamed a makin it to Hawaii evah since I became a young Five-O Head in junior high, watchin eps on WOR Channel 9 in Brooklyn, NYC. Man, it was just great to be there, where it all went down, in the shadow a the greats, where they done made legendary TV.

Yeah, time flies and things change, but we still watchin the Five-O. Some things just never get old, brudda


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Can you believe this baloney?

https://tvline.com/2018/08/22/hawaii-five-0-seaosn-9-rochelle-aytes-cast-cia-operative-greer/

Hawaii Five-0‘s season-opening redo of the original series’ pilot will reveal a new " and now vexing " bit of McGarrett’s romantic past.

TVLine has learned that Mistresses alum Rochelle Aytes has been cast on the CBS procedural in the recurring role of Greer, a sharp, smart and calculating CIA operative who was once romantically involved with McGarrett. Now, though, Greer is described as “dangerous and not to be trusted.”

Aytes will make her debut in the Season 9 premiere (airing Friday, Sept. 28), which as a means of commemorating the franchise’s 50th anniversary will offer its own take on the original Five-O‘s two-part pilot, which was titled “Cocoon.”

“A character named Greer was introduced in that first episode [What are they talking about, the first episode of the new show?], and she had a relationship with McGarrett ‘back in the day,’ when he was in uniform,” showrunner Peter M. Lenkov told TVLine as part of our in-depth Fall Preview Q&A. As portrayed by Aytes on today’s Five-0, “She’s going to be a Big Bad in the first couple of episodes.”

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This woman Greer is obviously the 21st century equivalent to Miller, the character played in the original Cocoon by Andrew Duggan. I guess we won't see McGarrett having a big fight with her at the end of the show!

You can find more about the interaction of this Greer with McGarrett here:

http://fiveohomepage.com/2010-season9/cocoon/spoiler1.jpg
http://fiveohomepage.com/2010-season9/cocoon/spoiler2.jpg
http://fiveohomepage.co m/2010-season9/cocoon/spoiler3.jpg


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Great minds indeed Bobby :)

Mike, I watched the 2 Mykelti Williamson episodes of Five-Zero about Grover’s Chicago cop buddy who threw his wife off the cliff at Kualoa Ranch. I really enjoyed the first episode - I actually think it’s one of the best Five-Zero episodes that I’ve seen. I was especially floored by Chi McBride’s performance. He really delivered big time!!! I got a lump in my throat when he broke down in his wife’s arms on the porch at the very end. This guy could carry the whole show. He’s got the acting chops. Forget those knuckleheads AOL and Caan. Of course the second episode was a total mess. You gave it zero stars and I agree. Everything that Chi did so beautifully in his performance in the first episode was undone in this second episode. He’s like a totally different person and I don’t buy that it’s because he’s so obsessed with nailing his buddy for the murder of the guy’s wife. I actually agree with his buddy in this episode who tells Grover that he has totally taken a leave of his senses and has completely separated from reality. It’s true!! Grover is essentially an aggressor in this episode who’s lost his marbles and no sane judge would ever admit into evidence ANYTHING that Grover may have uncovered. Grover said in the previous episode that he would go to Chicago to gather evidence against him but this is ridiculous!! When he held Mykelti Williamson captive and with all the loud yelling and grandstanding and threatening and busting things up with that sledgehammer I swear he acted like Samuel L. Jackson in one of those OTT Quentin Tarantino movies!!


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Speaking of time flying - I was just talking to another friend about that same exact thing! Great minds Ringfire? :)

Anyway, rematching "Leopard on the Rock" -- is it me or is Jenny showing a baby bump? :) This may have been mentioned before, if so, I apologize.


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I saw the Five-Zero season 2 episode with the Flyin’ Hawaiian Shane Victorino. It was pretty cool spotting him in basically a cameo. He was instrumental in helping my Phillies win the 2008 World Series. Interestingly that was the year I made my first trip to Hawaii. Good times :) I recall we were celebrating 40 years or Five-O and now it’s 50 years. Time flies.

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I know what you mean Ringfire! My second trip to Oahu in 2015 I only went for 4 days and I wasn't feeling good to boot. I did make it to Punchbowl and back to the USS Arizona. I also toured the Iolani Palace - that was neat.

To stay on topic, the drop location in Murder--Eyes Only on the Arizona Memorial is blank in the episode. It is now full of names of those who have passed on from the Arizona crew since the attack. :(


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The heist in King Kamehameha Blues was shot at the Bishop Museum which I forgot to stop by on my recent visit. So many locations to check out, so little time :(

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King K. Blues is one of those episodes where the first half is expertly done. I love the planning of capturing the cape. Bright students. The 3 young male students and the 1 female all work together to steal the cape. The young student with the tripod must have been incredibly strong. I would put the first 25 minutes of this episode in the Top 20 episodes of Classic Hawaii Five-O. Unfortunately, the writing and episodes crumbles in the 2nd half. They have the yellow cape but can't do much with it. The strong Hawaiian grows a conscience and decides to tell on his friends. It was hard to root for them with their attitudes towards McG and the HFO team. Just kind of obnoxious and hard to like. I thought lowering the cat down was a genius move. The cat would be the reason the alarm activated. It has some similarities to Tsunami and Flight of the Jewels. Intelligent college student types who decided to throw away their futures. JC

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Another camera question in my mind after watching "King Kamehameha Blues" - when Five-O is on the beach, is there film in the camera or not? Or was this another instance of sarcasm from Danno? ;)

He's standing next to the car and says something to the effect of "wish I had some film for this." referring to the Sergeant he's photographing. As McGarrett is walking away after being briefed about the kids/thieves, he says, "If it's not too much trouble, can you get a shot of the kids?"

I guess it could also mean Danno was wishing for more available shots. I think with the camera he uses, there is a total of 15 frames on the film canister -- I can't recall exactly from my photography classes when we talked about those specific cameras. :) I do know there are not 24-36 shots that are found on 35mm film.

Another instance where there is subtle nuance takes place in the apartment. Five-O just completed their search for the cloak with Arnie sitting in the chair next to the door insulting the team as they leave. Danno has to be grabbed by Steve to prevent a fight. I can't help but laugh at that because I find myself wanting to smack Arnie upside the head! :)


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Five-O gave acting jobs to three actors who were blacklisted in the McCarthy era: Jeff Corey, Will Geer and John Randolph (were there any others?).

Does anyone know how either Leonard Freeman or Jack Lord felt about the blacklist and whether they made any special effort to give these three work?


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I still think this is the funniest James Hong bit: https://bit.ly/2MVHupP

It's from the classic 1979 Arthur Hiller movie THE IN-LAWS with Peter Falk and Alan Arkin. "Blow up the Mae West" LOL!


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Good article about James Hong:

http://bit.ly/2OOxG1v


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Some Magnum PI reboot controversy!

https://bit.ly/2MXPKFL


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Meaning of "Yesterday Died And Tomorrow Won't Be Born."

The past is the past and tomorrow won't occur. (Trinian's conviction and time served in the past and no tomorrow due to Trinian's death.)


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Thanks Mike!

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Ringfire, I put your pictures of the JL bust this page (click on the link).

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Bobbi, thanks! Yes I did walk past the Fort DeRussy area. There's a stone wall there on which it says "Fort DeRussy Armed Forces Recreation Center" (I took a pic) and I can't remember if I saw a tennis court somewhere there or not. It was nighttime. It's basically a park now and there's a post office there too now. Directly across the street is the Trump International. If you go across the DeRussy park you'll make your way to the Hilton Hawaiian Village (home of the famous Rainbow Tower).

Mike, I also went down Kaalawai Place off Diamond Head Rd. same as Danno did in Strangers in Our Own Land to get to Grace Willis' house but that street basically dead ends. You can make a slight turn to the left at the end of Kaalawai but it's a dead end. You basically dead end at the front gate of someone's property. So I'm sure the rest of that sequence (when Danno turns left and his arrival at the house of Grace Willis) was shot elsewhere.


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Thanks for taking the photos Ringfire, even though I haven't seen them - the effort is still appreciated. Your trip sounded like it was fun!

Did you happen to make by Fort DeRussey? :)


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“If it was me, I couldn’ta helped askin him hows he got to the convention “did he run some and walk?”

:D Too funny, Big Pollo!! But you gotta remember that Benny’s fast, like faaaast.
I already had Jimmy Shigeta on my agenda before I got to Hawaii. FindAGrave gave me the actual GPS coordinates to where exactly he was buried at Punchbowl. I didn’t have the same luck finding Tommy Fujiwara’s (my favorite local stock actor) grave. He’s buried at Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery in Kaneohe (not far from the Valley of the Temples) and I did make it there but unfortunately FindAGrave didn’t have enough info for me to track the grave. No GPS coordinates. Just some number (grave marker?) which I didn’t even know where to start looking for. A few of the graves I looked at didn’t even have a number similar to that one. So I just gave up.

Also I have pics with the Jack Lord memorial bust at the Kahala Mall. Maybe Mike will post them somewhere on his site. I also have pics of locations from various episodes. Might be worth creating a separate page to post all those. It’s up to Mike if he wants to do that.


Added: August 17 2018 10:19:32 AM
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MMMMMMister Mike…..great, great job on the Season 1 Review Revamp! “Along Came Joey” chock full a great McGarrett speechifyin. Chicken dig when he lay it on Phil K at the end bout “tearin down everything we ever stood for.” And McGarrett tellin em the straight dope bout his boy “he made a crooked deal and he wouldn’t go through with it” " not lettin him live with no lie, even if it comfort him " is classic Steve-O Five-O!

And Chicken gotta agree with Rick who sez that “Pray Love Remember deserves a spot in any conversation about the best of the best episodes.” The Chicken concur, an absolute all-timer " No Doubt!

Kono’s kindness towards Benny really stand out, our man Zulu done shine in them Season 1 eps. Think the Five-O boys deliberate interrogatin a Benny is cause theyse don’t wants no false confession or none that gets thrown out. You’ll recall the Kojak pilot based on a really NYC case where a developmentally challenged youth gots railroaded and sent up for some murders.

Kudos to you, MMMMister Mike, hangin with the Great Ron Feinberg at the 96’ convention. If it was me, I couldn’ta helped askin him hows he got to the convention “did he run some and walk? :D :D :p

And shout outs to you, RingFire, payin your respects to the late great Joe Matsukino. You da man, brudda


Added: August 16 2018 09:50:38 PM
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R.I.P. Aretha Franklin! I only remember her song routine from the 1980 John Landis classic THE BLUES BROTHERS lol.

Turns out there’s a Five-O connection with her - she was married to Glynn Turman who played the black pimp (“pimple”) leader Harley Dartson (“Darlin’ Harlan”) in Tricks Are Not Treats!


Added: August 16 2018 09:49:48 AM
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I'm back! Has anyone read the Jack Lord book by Sylvia Lynch? I'm curious if I should purchase it. It has good reviews.

Added: August 16 2018 08:12:19 AM
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Ringfire - Maybe you did go a month early, who knows. BTW, Welcome back!

I don't know if I want to watch the Magnum pilot or not, but everything you said - I agree and I'm with you.

I don't have issues with people trying to reboot these shows, but is it seriously too much to ask to remain within the spirit of those shows? I don't see it with either Hawaiian production at this point and it's too bad because as I've said before, there's lots of potential there (at least there was nine years ago).


Added: August 15 2018 08:22:45 PM
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Yes, going by this https://bit.ly/2MvEPGg it looks like it’ll be just the Magnum pilot (with the Magnum stars in attendance) and the Five-Zero stars in attendance to mark 50 years of Five-O. Maybe I went to Hawaii a month early, eh? Might have been interesting to see what all this would look like. As I understand it it’s at Queen’s Beach which is just at the end of Waikiki, across from the Honolulu Zoo and where Kapiolani Park begins.

I guess I won’t read that Comic-Con reaction to the Magnum pilot as there are a lot of spoilers. I plan to watch the pilot at least. But I know as soon as the new Higgins (“Sheggins”) busts out her karate moves and starts kicking butt like Grace Park I’ll be cringing like crazy! Well, at least T.C. and Rick are still a black guy and a white guy and not a midget and a tranny lol. But shouldn’t the star now be called Tomas Magnumalez? Imagine if they chose a white Caucasian guy to play someone with a Hispanic name? What an uproar that would be! But this is fine??


Added: August 15 2018 08:09:17 PM
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Mr. Mike - a big THANK YOU for all the work you do on this site. Once again, it's greatly appreciated! I'm looking forward to delving into the production order.

So sorry to hear about Helen's passing - she sounded like a really sweet lady.


Added: August 15 2018 02:53:46 PM
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More Magnum-Mania reaction to the reboot, this time after seeing the new show's pilot at recent ComicCon.

http://magnum-mania.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=3730


Added: August 15 2018 02:02:36 PM
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??? Let's get confused!

Sept 14 Sunset on the Beach info is very confusing. Star-Advertiser says both #H50 and #MagnumPICBS premiere episodes will be shown together, but @PLenkov Instagram poster suggests only Magnum will be seen and #H50 will just receive a "tribute." Someone should clear this up before people start making plane reservations.


Added: August 15 2018 08:35:36 AM
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