Meanwhile, McGarrett and Danno travel to Cambodia to find the grave has been dug and the body missing. After suspecting a local mechanic, Tommy Fa'aloa , they realize that it was not a kidnapping, as Tommy and Kelly are in a relationship. Danny and Grace then travel to a temporary housing shelter in Ishinomaki, Japan to return the box to the family's only survivor. Kono reunites with Adam in Vancouver to tell him that he is now free from Yakuza reprisal. Guy who's been convicted of taking bribes has a cousin who is now in the police force? I thought that the first episode might be a one off in terms of a formulaic plot development and story line and that it could only get better.
The strongest element this new series has going for it is a well written plot; the dialogue could be crisper but as characters develop and writers get a stronger feel of the material, that might happen. I didn't expect this show to be totally like the original series because, hey, this is a new day. Now we are introduced to the new Five-0 and what a pleasant surprise! When the katana is finally returned to the Toriyama family, David recounts to Steve how he knew the latter's grandfather, who was killed during the. Face it folks, action, quick cuts and tight editing are here to stay. Now for the pilot episode.
Archived from on October 23, 2014. The rest of Five-0 are soon made aware of the inconsistencies in the murder case. Something ha ha will be thrown in there when you least expect it. As far as character development I don't know whether some of the reviewers here have been living in a cave but television shows today employ a story arc across several shows to flesh out the characters. It appeared that Laura was seeing Cory while she was in a relationship with another classmate, Alan Kim. After learning that the is visiting Hawaii to participate in a secret meeting with North Korean delegates. Chin Ho discovers that the victim ran several scams, with Dahlia, revealed to be his sister Nicole Dixon, as an accomplice.
But what I did expect were story lines with meat to them. After she is stabilized, Five-0 learns that someone actually kicked her car over the edge, and evidence points towards her brother trying to kill her. The team later celebrate Catherine's retirement, and McGarrett enlists Max to procure a special gift for the ceremony. Five-0 arrest the two, where they give up the location of their leader. I like this series a lot.
Archived from on July 11, 2012. Jack Lord as Steve McGarret. After finding one of his accomplices, it is revealed that the President is not the target, but a young woman, Andrea Hicks, who is in hiding after witnessing a murder in Dallas. In Hawaii, Five-0 investigate the murder of a limo driver. In the meantime, McGarrett learns from former Navy colleague Billy Harrington offered Catherine a job at his private security firm, as she is considering leaving the Navy. .
One of the other things I enjoy about the remake is the edge of the new show. Don't get me wrong, James MacArthur's Danny was well acted, but that version of Hawaii Five-O was written about and around one person. Her receptionist admits he ordered the killing due to his love for her. Meanwhile, Grace gets into trouble when she punches someone at school for picking on one of her friends and Danny must decide how to discipline her when he finds out the reason behind her behavior. The team turns to Jerry Ortega , an old friend of Chin's and a. Meanwhile, reporter Shawn Hutten presses Grover about his past in Chicago. A phone rings and the man on the other end warns McGarrett to discontinue his investigation.
Chin Ho chases him to a rooftop, where Wincroft admits he killed Chin's father after he was identified in the convenience store robbery. They find she paid the medical bills for a Nina Johnson, mother of Cory Johnson, an aspiring surfer who disappeared 25 years ago. There, they learn that her kidnappers sold her to human traffickers; they race to the harbor and rescue her. Meanwhile, McGarrett's aunt Deb pays a surprise visit for Thanksgiving, where she reveals that she has an inoperable brain tumor and chooses not to seek treatment which leaves Steve devastated. But then again it is not a documentary. It seems unbelievable that her character would land a job like this, fresh out of police academy and with no real police experience. What kid tries to say their dad's first name before learning daddy? I haven't missed a single episode, and eagerly await it every week! The Hawaii locations look great in high-def and it's interesting to see how much Hawaii has grown since the original series went off the air.
Unfortunately, episode two has just confirmed my fears that the producers have gone for the easy option of buff guys and gals, nice scenery, nice cars and lots of noise in place of a decent story and any attempt at character development. Watch and see, I won't be watching. Lenkov and Ken Solarz Teleplay by: Jessica Granger May 1, 2015 2015-05-01 523 8. When they arrive at Ian's meeting place, they realize he is running late. They recover it quickly however, and discover the thief was hired by the bosses of Attis, a chemical company that is a target of a lawsuit, to steal the organ who was meant for the lawyer handling the case.
As rescue teams work the scene, Catherine gets into contact with McGarrett and locates them both, only to learn that rescue workers cannot get to them; Danny and McGarrett must break themselves free, by McGarrett blowing a hole with a. They find him, but he dies before he can reveal who hired him. McGarrett escapes being court-martialed and is let off with a severe reprimand. Steve and Danny later visit a military rehabilitation center in San Diego to inform a Marine who survived the attack that killed four of the Marine's colleagues that they've captured the two terrorists responsible for the attack in Afghanistan that cost four Marines their lives and left the Marine badly injured. Now as I look back, I find that the original I can't even watch anymore.
Would it deserve to be called 'Hawaii Five-O'? I've never seen the original series, so that's why maybe I like it so much, since many who've watched both the original and remake aren't very happy. A stunning beauty and great actor as well. By the way, speaking to the post-55 demographic: You have decent viewer numbers, so you if you want your old timey shows, then you're going to need to pony up the money and buy what sponsors advertise, that's the only way you'll get respect. The couple find Amir wounded in a field, and he reveals that his son was taken by Umar Hassan Farshad Farahat , a terrorist who was thought to have been killed by American forces. After Five-0 and Grover kills the mercenaries, they work to find Novak's van, only to find the money is gone. Alex O'Loughlin and Scott Caan are perfect.