Hawaii Five-O

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Giving birth to the catchphrase "Book 'em, Danno," 'Hawaii Five-O' follows Detective Steve McGarrett (Jack Lord) and his elite state police unit as he and his officers investigate corruption and crime plaguing the Hawaiian Islands. For 12 seasons, McGarrett and his team battled international secret agents, criminals and organized crime syndicates, drawing themselves into the world of international espionage and national intelligence.

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Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5
  • Season 6
  • Season 7
  • Season 8
  • Season 9
  • Season 10
  • Season 11
  • Season 12

Ep 2: Cocoon: Part 2

McGarrett learns about the assassination campaign against U.S. agents. U.S. intelligence asks him to act as bait. McGarrett cooperates in the fanciful and dangerous attempt to provide false information to Chinese agent Wo Fat. Aired: 9/20/1968

Ep 1: Cocoon: Part 1

Steve McGarrett, head of Hawaii Five-O, investigates the death of a close friend who seems to have drowned. Only when he digs deeper does McGarrett discover the chilling truth of the matter. Aired: 9/20/1968

Ep 3: Full Fathom Five

Rich widows from the mainland are turning up missing soon after visiting the Hawaiian Islands. McGarrett suspects that a single person or group is behind the disappearances. Thus, Five-O sends a policewoman undercover on a cruise as bait. Aired: 9/26/1968

Ep 4: Strangers in Our Own Land

While investigating the assassination of a native Hawaiian official, McGarrett learns that some fellow Hawaiians resented the victim's pro-development policies. Aired: 10/3/1968

Ep 5: Tiger by the Tail

A struggling young singer plans his own kidnapping as a publicity stunt. After his unsuspecting wealthy father offers to pay any amount of money, the singer's associates turn on him in an attempt to get the ransom. Aired: 10/10/1968

Ep 6: Samurai

McGarrett protects suspected gangster Tokura from Japanese assassins, even as he and Five-O try to find evidence linking Tokura to organized crime. Aired: 10/17/1968

Ep 7: ...And They Painted Daisies on His Coffin

While off-duty, Danno chases down a young teenager who was trying to break into a car. Danno is stunned when he accidentally kills the boy. When investigators can't locate the boy's gun, Danno is indicted for first-degree murder. Aired: 11/7/1968

Ep 8: Twenty-Four Karat Kill

A woman buys fish from a monger, and is followed home and murdered. McGarrett and the team must discover who killed her and stop smugglers from completing their operation. Aired: 11/14/1968

Ep 9: The Ways of Love

After a girl dies during a high-speed car chase, the trail of clues leads to a Los Angeles prison. McGarrett goes undercover as convict Steve Crowley and aids in a prison escape. Aired: 11/21/1968

Ep 10: No Blue Skies

When a singer, Joey Rand, finds that his career doesn't pay well enough, he turns to cat burglary. However he doesn't reckon on Hawaii Five-O. Aired: 12/5/1968

Ep 11: By the Numbers

A winning lottery ticket drags an army private into the murky world of mob politics. Aired: 12/12/1968

Ep 12: Yesterday Dies and Tomorrow Won't Be Born

When McGarrett is shot and badly wounded on a beachside jog, Danno and the team work feverishly to find the culprit. Aired: 12/19/1968

Ep 13: Deathwatch

McGarrett must protect a mob underboss so he is able to testify against his superior, Joe Matsukino. However, Matsukino has many tricks up his sleeve to silence his former colleague permanently. Aired: 12/25/1968

Ep 14: Pray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember

When a young female student is found murdered on campus, suspicions fall on her boyfriend but McGarrett senses that something is not right. Aired: 1/1/1969

Ep 15: King of the Hill

Danno is taken hostage by a delusional Vietnam veteran who believes everyone is out to get him. Aired: 1/8/1969

Ep 16: Up Tight

After Danno fails to stop a woman from jumping to her death off a seaside cliff, McGarrett investigates David Stone, a drug-promoting professor. Aired: 1/15/1969

Ep 17: Face of the Dragon

McGarrett must locate the source of an outbreak of bubonic plague on the Hawaiian islands. Aired: 1/22/1969

Ep 18: The Box

Big Chicken returns in a tense prison hostage drama when McGarrett has to give himself over to the criminals as a bargaining chip and use psychology to take control of the situation. Aired: 1/29/1969

Ep 19: One for the Money

When a girl is found murdered and numbered ‘one,' McGarrett suspects a serial killer. Aired: 2/5/1969

Ep 20: Along Came Joey

When the boxer son of a Maui policeman, Phil Kalama, is killed, he starts a personal vendetta. McGarrett must solve the initial crime and stop Kalama from committing another murder. Aired: 2/12/1969

Ep 21: Once Upon a Time: Part 1

McGarrett flies to Los Angeles to investigate a "naturologist" doctor who is treating his cancer-stricken nephew. Aired: 2/19/1969

Ep 22: Once Upon a Time: Part 2

McGarrett uses all legal means possible to win the court case against Dr. Fremont in order to stop her fake treatments and save his sister from more anguish and pain. Aired: 2/26/1969

Ep 23: Not That Much Different

While investigating the murder of a leader of a student anti-war protest, McGarrett faces a wall of silence and the distrust of the activists. Aired: 3/5/1969

Ep 24: Six Kilos

As Chin Ho and Dan Williams are tracking a safecracker, Danno is forced to shoot him when the suspect draws his weapon. McGarrett takes on the identity of the safecracker, Harry Brown, in order to infiltrate a sophisticated gang of international thieves. Aired: 3/12/1969

Ep 25: The Big Kahuna

Sam Kalakua, a distant uncle of Kono, is being frightened into an early grave by a fake apparition of the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes and fire, Pele. His nephew and niece want to drive him insane so that they can sell his property to a real-estate mogul. Aired: 3/19/1969

Ep 26: A Thousand Pardons -- You're Dead!

An army sergeant and a municipal worker run a scam in which they use local bar women to claim G.I. widow benefits. Sgt. Simms then kills the women, motivated by both the cash and his desire to avenge his brother killed in Vietnam. Aired: 9/24/1969

Ep 27: To Hell With Babe Ruth

A Japanese World War II veteran, Yoshio Nagata, thinks it is December 1941 and escapes from a mental hospital and tries to carry out his wartime orders to blow up a refinery. Aired: 10/1/1969

Ep 28: Forty Feet High and It Kills!

A tsunami warning is called and a geneticist is evacuated from a conference. He is then kidnapped under the orders of Wo Fat, but he uses his diabetic medical condition as a ploy to stop Wo Fat from carrying out the plan to return him to China. Aired: 10/8/1969

Ep 29: Just Lucky, I Guess

A middle-aged mainland hardware salesman uses a prostitute, and then witnesses her murder by a mobster. Aired: 10/15/1969

Ep 30: Savage Sunday

McGarrett must interrupt his Sunday to deal with both terrorists and politics when a revolutionary group steal guns from a barracks for their overseas cause. Aired: 10/22/1969

Ep 31: A Bullet for McGarrett

A university professor is using hypnosis to program students into becoming assassins. Aired: 10/29/1969

Ep 32: Sweet Terror

McGarrett must counter a plot by international terrorist Professor Erich Stoss to use a fungus to wipe out Hawaii's sugar cane industry, which is nearly half of the world's supply. Aired: 11/5/1969

Ep 33: King Kamehameha Blues

Four university students hatch a plot to steal the priceless cloak of the Hawaiian King Kamehameha. McGarrett and the team investigate the group's bratty leader, Arnold Potter. Aired: 11/12/1969

Ep 34: The Singapore File

McGarrett gets a phone call from Singapore and goes to rescue Nicole Wylie, a witness who has changed her mind and wants to testify. However, the pair must face many dangers on their return trip back to Hawaii. Aired: 11/19/1969

Ep 35: All the King's Horses

An assassination attempt on a prominent politician, Charles Irwin, leads Five-O to Mike Finney, a former racketeer who has been clean for nine years. Finney insists that he is innocent, and the trail of clues leads back to Irwin. Aired: 11/26/1969

Ep 36: Leopard on the Rock

When a dictator's plane is diverted to Hawaii as part of a plan to kill him, McGarrett must deal with the complex politics of the situation and protect the hated leader. Aired: 12/3/1969

Ep 37: The Devil and Mr. Frog

When a young son of a businessman escapes from his kidnappers, "The Devil" and "Mr. Frog," Five-O must recover the $300,000 ransom money that the desperate father paid. Aired: 12/10/1969

Ep 38: The Joker's Wild, Man, Wild!

Two young men play an increasingly dangerous and deadly game for the attentions of a beautiful but spoiled heiress, who plays them off against each other. Aired: 12/17/1969

Ep 39: Which Way Did They Go?

A career criminal fools McGarrett and the team into protecting the wrong bank. Aired: 12/24/1969

Ep 40: Blind Tiger

McGarrett gets more than he bargained for when a birthday present explodes and blinds him. As the Five-O team searches for the would-be assassin, McGarrett tries to recuperate with the help of the tough Nurse Edith Lavallo (played by Marion Ross of 'Happy Days'). Aired: 12/31/1969

Ep 41: Bored, She Hung Herself

Aired: 1/7/1970

Ep 42: Run, Johnny, Run

McGarrett refuses to accept that AWOL sailor John Mala shot a Navy MP without cause. Christopher Walken guest stars as the friend of the shooting victim. Aired: 1/14/1970

Ep 43: Killer Bee

A psychiatric worker is trying to drive a fellow Vietnam veteran crazy. Aired: 1/21/1970

Ep 44: The One With the Gun

Peter Corman is murdered during a game of poker, and his brother, Lorenzo, arrives in Hawaii for revenge. McGarrett must work out what happened and prevent Lorenzo from carrying out his intentions. Aired: 1/28/1970

Ep 45: Cry, Lie

Chin Ho is accused of bribery. Aired: 2/4/1970

Ep 46: Most Likely to Murder

Police officer Lew Morgan and his wife are long-time friends of Danno. When she is murdered, Morgan sets out to find the culprit. He uncovers secrets that may have led to her death, putting a strain on his friendship with Danno. Aired: 2/11/1970

Ep 47: Nightmare Road

A research scientist, Dr. Royce, is set up by revolutionaries to be transported away from the islands in a submarine. McGarrett must stop this from happening and also has to contend with the interference of federal agents in the case. Aired: 2/18/1970

Ep 48: Three Dead Cows at Makapuu: Part 1

A biological scientist views his work as evil. Aired: 2/25/1970

Ep 49: Three Dead Cows at Makapuu: Part 2

The deadly toxin is lost and McGarrett has to find the vial before it disintegrates and poisons the whole island. Aired: 3/4/1970

Ep 50: Kiss the Queen Goodbye

A con artist blackmails a politician into taking her to an event where she can steal the priceless Queen of Polynesia emerald and swap it for a fake. Aired: 3/11/1970

Ep 51: ...And a Time to Die

The daughter of a top neurosurgeon is kidnapped. Aired: 9/16/1970

Ep 52: Trouble in Mind

Singer Eadie Jordan plans to make a comeback at a concert, but she is struggling with an addiction to heroin. McGarrett and Five-O learn that arsenic-laced heroin is being sold in the Oahu area. Aired: 9/23/1970

Ep 53: The Second Shot

An opposition leader for Greece is living in exile in Hawaii. Aired: 9/30/1970

Ep 54: Time and Memories

When a lawyer is murdered, his wife becomes the top suspect and McGarrett investigates. However, matters are complicated by the fact that the woman had a relationship with McGarrett, and he jeopardizes his job because of this. Aired: 10/7/1970

Ep 55: The Guarnerius Caper

Shortly after giving a recital, the priceless Guarnerius violin of a visiting Russian virtuoso is stolen. McGarrett must retrieve it before the theft turns into an international incident. Aired: 10/14/1970

Ep 56: The Ransom

Five-O's efforts to rescue a young boy from kidnappers go wrong when Kono is captured and beaten. An angry McGarrett must work out a way to rescue Kono without further endangering him. Aired: 10/21/1970

Ep 57: Force of Waves

A ruthless businessman is blown up in a boat explosion. Aired: 10/28/1970

Ep 58: The Reunion

A Japanese computer research company executive is recognized by a veteran as his former captor in a Philippine prison camp in World War II. Aired: 11/4/1970

Ep 59: The Late John Louisiana

The hit man sent to kill the witness to a two-year-old murder instead falls in love with her. McGarrett and the team must lead the search to find her before duty overtakes love. Aired: 11/11/1970

Ep 60: The Last Eden

Five-O search for the criminals who set up Hawaiian singer and ecologist Jimmy Nuanu as the fall guy for a sewage plant bombing. Aired: 11/18/1970

Ep 61: Over Fifty? Steal!

McGarrett and company must match wits against a veteran thief and robber who leaves Monopoly money at the scene of his crimes. Aired: 11/25/1970

Ep 62: Beautiful Screamer

Dan Williams' fiancee is murdered by a strangler who writes poetry in lipstick on his victims' legs. Danno resolves to catch the culprit who has other murderous plans to carry out. Aired: 12/2/1970

Ep 63: The Payoff

McGarrett must apprehend two criminals who are on the run with the proceeds of their crime in order to protect the lives of their co-conspirators. Aired: 12/9/1970

Ep 64: The Double Wall

When a convicted murderer, Harry Kellem, hears a dying man say he committed the crime that Kellem was jailed for, he takes a doctor hostage and McGarrett must negotiate his way out of the situation. Aired: 12/16/1970

Ep 65: Paniolo

A cowboy accidentally kills the crooked real estate agent who had been eyeing his land. McGarrett and the team track the cowboy into the mountains in an attempt to persuade him to give up peacefully. Aired: 12/30/1970

Ep 66: Ten Thousand Diamonds and a Heart

An electronics genius is busted out of prison so he can mastermind a massive robbery of diamonds from the Honolulu Diamond Exchange. Aired: 1/6/1971

Ep 67: To Kill or Be Killed

Five-O investigates the death of Vietnam hero Jack Rigney, who fell from a balcony. His father is a World War II veteran, while his brother Michael is considering a move to Canada to avoid the draft. Danno goes undercover as a potential draft dodger to help solve the mystery of Jack's death. Aired: 1/13/1971

Ep 68: F.O.B. Honolulu: Part 1

Wo Fat and other top international agents converge on Hawaii to place bids on printing plates for $20 dollar bills, which are in the possession of a former friend of McGarrett. Aired: 1/27/1971

Ep 69: F.O.B. Honolulu: Part 2

Five-O must deal with treason, murder and double-crosses in order to prevent the U.S. from being flooded with fake currency. Aired: 2/3/1971

Ep 70: The Gunrunner

The wife of an arms dealer is kidnapped by revolutionaries who want the guns diverted from their original destination. Aired: 2/10/1971

Ep 71: Dear Enemy

The wife of a convicted man fakes evidence in a new crime so that McGarrett will have to re-open her husband's case. Aired: 2/17/1971

Ep 72: The Bomber and Mrs. Moroney

Danno's past comes back to haunt him when the vengeful brother of a young boy he shot is released from prison. The brother takes Chin Ho, Jenny and others hostage in McGarrett's office and threatens to blow them up. Danno must resolve the tense situation. Aired: 2/24/1971

Ep 73: The Grandstand Play: Part 1

A baseball player, Lon Phillips, brings his developmentally challenged son to Hawaii to escape threats on his life on the mainland. Aired: 3/3/1971

Ep 74: The Grandstand Play: Part 2

The son of the baseball player becomes the vital witness in a murder, but he is reluctant to tell either his father or Five-O about the crime. Aired: 3/10/1971

Ep 75: Highest Castle, Deepest Grave

A 10-year-old case is reopened when an archaeological dig unearths the skeletons of two murder victims. Aired: 9/14/1971

Ep 76: No Bottles... No Cans... No People

Gangster Johnny Oporta arranges for his enemies to be murdered and then covers up the crimes by incinerating their bodies. Aired: 9/21/1971

Ep 77: Wednesday, Ladies Free

Vic Tanaka is murdering women and painting their faces to resemble a former prostitute, who is now happily married. Aired: 9/28/1971

Ep 78: 3,000 Crooked Miles to Honolulu

Five-O is up against a sophisticated gang who have come to Hawaii to cash $750,000 in traveler's checks. Aired: 10/5/1971

Ep 79: Two Doves and Mr. Heron

"Hippie freak" Ryan Moore robs an embezzler of the key to a locker containing $250,000. Danno tries to locate the girlfriend, the daughter of Moore's landlady when he was studying at Berkeley. Aired: 10/12/1971

Ep 80: ...And I Want Some Candy and a Gun That Shoots

Young Vietnam veteran and marksman Billy Shem Jr. buys a rifle under false pretenses and proceeds to a bunker at Diamond Head. He takes pot shots at people on the road and then at responding officers. Aired: 10/19/1971

Ep 81: Air Cargo -- Dial for Murder

While investigating the death of a security agent at an airport, McGarrett comes into contact with a gang who steals air cargo to sell on the black market. Aired: 10/26/1971

Ep 82: For a Million... Why Not?

Five seemingly good citizens band together to steal $6 million while McGarrett is away on Maui at a trial. Aired: 11/2/1971

Ep 83: The Burning Ice

McGarrett finds holes in a convict's story and a husband becomes a suspect in the murder of his wife. Aired: 11/9/1971

Ep 84: Rest In Peace, Somebody

A policeman who was kicked off the force blames McGarrett and Five-O and plans to murder the governor. Aired: 11/16/1971

Ep 85: A Matter of Mutual Concern

McGarrett must deal with the conflicts among four gangs of differing ethnic background, and try to uncover illegal activities. Aired: 11/23/1971

Ep 86: Nine, Ten -- You're Dead

A mob boss seeks revenge on a former boxer who smashed the hand of a novice to prevent him from ending up ruining his life in the boxing ring. Aired: 11/30/1971

Ep 87: Is This Any Way to Run a Paradise?

McGarrett and the team must find out who is behind a series of ecological stunts, when it is feared that a company executive will be their next target. Aired: 12/21/1971

Ep 88: Odd Man In

A veteran criminal who has already had dealings with Five-O escapes, and plans to steal millions of dollars from drug smugglers. Aired: 12/28/1971

Ep 89: Bait Once, Bait Twice

A woman attempts suicide in order to get her boyfriend to come out into the open and expose himself to an assassination attempt. Aired: 1/4/1972

Ep 90: The Ninety-Second War: Part 1

McGarrett is framed in an elaborate set up by Wo Fat, and has to contend with a foreign double amongst other problems. Aired: 1/11/1972

Ep 91: The Ninety-Second War: Part 2

Several faces from the past reappear as McGarrett must stop Wo Fat from carrying out his plan, a 90-second attack on a missile-tracking base. Aired: 1/18/1972

Ep 92: Skinhead

When a young woman is beaten and raped and a soldier is arrested for the crime, McGarrett begins to have doubts about his guilt. Aired: 1/25/1972

Ep 93: While You're at It, Bring in the Moon

An eccentric billionaire is accused of murdering a business associate, but will not leave his boat to defend himself against the accusations, allowing his associates to declare him mentally incompetent. Aired: 2/1/1972

Ep 94: Cloth of Gold

Three real estate crooks die horrible and mysterious shellfish related deaths, and McGarrett and the others must establish the link between them, and who has reason to want them dead. Aired: 2/8/1972

Ep 95: Good Night, Baby - Time to Die!

McGarrett sets up a cordon of police around a young woman to capture her boyfriend who has escaped from jail, but all is not as it seems. Aired: 2/15/1972

Ep 96: Didn't We Meet at a Murder?

A young widow becomes part of a blackmail plot involving the murder of a Chicago mobster. Aired: 2/22/1972

Ep 97: Follow the White Brick Road

Danno goes undercover onboard a Navy ship to try and uncover how sailors are smuggling heroin onto the islands. Aired: 2/29/1972

Ep 98: R&R -- &R

A psychotic man named Ralston is killing the wives of members of his army unit, and Five-O, including Kono on his last case, must stop him before he commits any more crazed attacks. Aired: 3/7/1972

Ep 99: Death is a Company Policy

A local thug, Piro Manoa, is trying to create the impression of corruption in the Five-O force, and Duke is implicated in a murder. McGarrett and the team, with new recruit Ben Kokua, must save Duke's position and work out the plot of the organization behind the false accusations. Aired: 9/12/1972

Ep 100: Death Wish on Tantalus Mountain

When two of an egotistical racing driver's support staff are murdered, suspicions of sabotage fall upon his attractive girlfriend. Aired: 9/19/1972

Ep 101: You Don't Have to Kill to Get Rich — But It Helps.

A private investigator, Sam Tolliver, arrives from Texas to help an old friend who is being blackmailed and is at risk of being killed. However, Tolliver ends up wanting to become part of the blackmail operation. Aired: 9/26/1972

Ep 102: Pig in a Blanket

Aired: 10/3/1972

Ep 103: The Jinn Who Clears the Way

Wo Fat is suspected of being behind the theft of a mobile ICBM device, and McGarrett with other top officials must stop him selling it off to the highest bidder. Aired: 10/10/1972

Ep 104: Fools Die Twice

Army computer technician Jack Gulley kidnaps a scientist and then uses a planned heist by three accomplices on a military base to divert Five-O's attention from his sale of the scientist to the highest bidder. Aired: 10/17/1972

Ep 105: Chain of Events

Aired: 10/24/1972

Ep 106: Journey Out of Limbo

Danno is found in the back of a truck, dazed and confused, and McGarrett and the others must help him piece together how he came to be in that situation. Aired: 10/31/1972

Ep 107: 'V' for Vashon: the Son: Part 1

McGarrett becomes involved with the Vashon mafioso family after the youngest member, Chris, is implicated in a daring raid on a hotel. Aired: 11/14/1972

Ep 108: 'V' for Vashon: the Father: Part 2

McGarrett must contend with Honore Vashon, who wants revenge for his son's death. Aired: 11/21/1972

Ep 109: 'V' for Vashon: the Patriarch: Part 3

Dominick Vashon, the patriarch of the clan, makes his attempt to bring down McGarrett and Five-O. Aired: 11/28/1972

Ep 110: The Clock Struck Twelve

When McGarrett arrests a group of vigilante nationalists, hidden bombs at the courthouse threaten to destabilize the islands. Aired: 12/5/1972

Ep 111: I'm a Family Crook -- Don't Shoot!

A husband and wife team of scam merchants get caught between some of Hawaii's most powerful mobs. Aired: 12/19/1972

Ep 112: The Child Stealers

Two drifters, Gar and Nina, steal children and sell them to a mainland adoption agency in order to raise the cash to buy a boat. Aired: 1/2/1973

Ep 113: Thanks for the Honeymoon

McGarrett agrees to let Toni, a tough female convict, get married and have a honeymoon in protective custody as long as she will testify against a local hood. Aired: 1/9/1973

Ep 114: The Listener

A crazed electronics wizard threatens the lives of a psychiatrist and his patients by using electronic devices and gadgets. Aired: 1/16/1973

Ep 115: Here Today, Gone Tonight

A suspect is in custody for murder, but there is one problem. How can the suspect have been in two places at the same time? Aired: 1/23/1973

Ep 116: The Odd Lot Caper

A senior partner in a stock exchange firm comes up with a foolproof plan to rob the Honolulu Stock Exchange. Aired: 1/30/1973

Ep 117: Will the Real Mr. Winkler Please Die?

McGarrett and company must break through a tissue of lies in order to protect a Russian defector from being killed. Aired: 2/6/1973

Ep 118: Little Girl Blue

Two simple criminals kidnap a young girl and hide out in a bunker at Diamond Head. McGarrett must unravel the reason why and get the girl safely away from them. Aired: 2/13/1973

Ep 119: Percentage

A travel agent who operates gambling trips is killed in order to send a warning to others that the syndicates will not tolerate competition. Aired: 2/20/1973

Ep 120: Engaged to be Buried

Chin Ho must face the fact that his daughter, Alia, is in love with the son of a local criminal under investigation, and that she plans to get married to him. Aired: 2/27/1973

Ep 121: The Diamond That Nobody Stole

A burglary at the home of a well known island family sets off a series of events that ends in murder. Aired: 3/6/1973

Ep 122: Jury of One

A single person is holding out in a Five-O trial. McGarrett and the team have to find out who is stalling and why they are doing it. Aired: 3/13/1973

Ep 123: Hookman

A amputee with no hands sets out to kill every police officer who contributed to his injury, and that includes Steve McGarrett. Aired: 9/11/1973

Ep 124: Draw Me a Killer

Random murders are being committed every six weeks. McGarrett struggles to understand the motives behind these crimes. A newspaper may hold the answer. Aired: 9/18/1973

Ep 125: Charter for Death

When a large amount of diseased rats are found on a boat with all the crew dead, Five-O must contend with an outbreak of bubonic plague. Aired: 9/25/1973

Ep 126: One Big Happy Family

A murderous family makes their way to Hawaii after leaving behind a trail of devastation on the mainland. Aired: 10/2/1973

Ep 127: The Sunday Torch

Buildings are being set on fire on Sundays, and a known firebug is the top suspect. However, McGarrett begins to think that others may be responsible. Aired: 10/9/1973

Ep 128: Murder is a Taxing Affair

A corrupt federal agent who is tracking a man under indictment for tax evasion kills him for the $600,000 he is carrying, and then loses the money. Aired: 10/16/1973

Ep 129: Tricks are Not Treats

The killing of an important pimp threatens an all out war between two competing vice empires. Aired: 10/23/1973

Ep 130: Why Wait Till Uncle Kevin Dies?

A string of five murders of wealthy men leads McGarrett to a crooked inheritance scheme. Aired: 10/30/1973

Ep 131: Flash of Color, Flash of Death

A glamorous woman sets up an opal smuggler so her accomplices can rob both the smuggler and a jewelry store at the same time. Aired: 11/6/1973

Ep 132: A Bullet for El Diablo

A dictator must evade a female assassin sent to kill him, one that looks just like his own daughter. Aired: 11/13/1973

Ep 133: The Finishing Touch

McGarrett brings in a document expert to help him crack a case involving forged government securities, but he soon becomes suspicious of the expert as well. Aired: 11/20/1973

Ep 134: Anybody Can Build a Bomb

A nuclear scientist becomes involved in an extortion plot when a gang threatens to set off a small nuclear weapon in Honolulu. Aired: 11/27/1973

Ep 135: Try to Die on Time

Harry Foxton, a gambler, is himself the subject of huge bets over what hour he will die. McGarrett must work out the gambler's complex relationships to get to the bottom of this case. Aired: 12/4/1973

Ep 136: The $100,000 Nickel

A thief known for using sleight-of-hand is hired to steal a valuable nickel, but the coin ends up on a journey across many miles and through many hands. Aired: 12/11/1973

Ep 137: The Flip Side is Death

A mock military emergency leaves a bank open for a robbery, and Five-O must travel to the opposite side of Oahu to find out more in their investigation. Aired: 12/18/1973

Ep 138: The Banzai Pipeline

An exciting surf beach is the location for a filming session, where a man catches a killer on camera. Aired: 1/1/1974

Ep 139: One Born Every Minute

A pair of crooks, teaming up with local criminals, uses phony diamonds as bait to prey on wealthy male tourists. Aired: 1/8/1974

Ep 140: Secret Witness

A young man witnesses a murder, and finds himself and his family are now the killer's targets. Aired: 1/15/1974

Ep 141: Death with Father

The son of a Federal Narcotics officer becomes involved in a heroin refining operation. Aired: 1/22/1974

Ep 142: Murder with a Golden Touch

When a man is found dead with gold dust on him, McGarrett and his team must investigate where the stolen gold came from and how it is being brought onto the market. Aired: 1/29/1974

Ep 143: Nightmare in Blue

A series of rapes and murders occur, and the main suspect seems to be a police officer. Aired: 2/5/1974

Ep 144: Mother's Deadly Helper

Crackpot Cord McKenzie metes out ‘justice' to people who have been found innocent on technicalities or released early. He thinks he is helping the police, but McGarrett thinks otherwise. Aired: 2/12/1974

Ep 145: Killer at Sea

While investigating a robbery and kidnapping, the trail of clues leads McGarrett and the team to an ocean liner with a deadly passenger. Aired: 2/19/1974

Ep 146: 30,000 Rooms and I Have the Key

An aging jewel thief steals from rooms at Waikiki hotels, and taunts Five-O by leaving a trail of clues behind. Aired: 2/26/1974

Ep 147: The Young Assassins

Danno and a college professor are kidnapped by a revolutionary group of young radicals led by a hardened criminal. Aired: 9/10/1974

Ep 148: A Hawaiian Nightmare

A geophysics expert, Bernard Brown, is heavily in debt, so he comes up with a plan to cause an explosion in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which will cause lava to pour down the hillside and into the city of Hilo. Aired: 9/17/1974

Ep 149: I'll Kill 'Em Again

Eddie Josephs is a paranoid schizophrenic who is carrying out murders based on old Five-O cases. McGarrett must follow his clues and catch him before more people die. Aired: 9/24/1974

Ep 150: Steal Now -- Pay Later

A sophisticated thief is selling his goods to legitimate businessmen, and Five-O must find a way of trapping him. Aired: 10/1/1974

Ep 151: Bomb, Bomb, Who's Got the Bomb?

Aired: 10/8/1974

Ep 152: Right Grave, Wrong Body

Aired: 10/15/1974

Ep 153: We Hang Our Own

When his son is beaten to death, a powerful cattle baron takes matters into his own hands, and McGarrett and Five-O must prevent the rule of law from breaking down. Aired: 10/22/1974

Ep 154: The Two-Faced Corpse

A gangland execution investigation takes a turn for the peculiar when it is found that the victim had two identities. Aired: 10/29/1974

Ep 155: How to Steal a Masterpiece

Five-O must investigate why three infallible security systems are failing to prevent the theft of priceless artworks. Aired: 11/12/1974

Ep 156: A Gun for McGarrett

After an attempt is made on Steve McGarrett's life, he is drawn towards a female art dealer, but she too may not be good for his health. Aired: 11/26/1974

Ep 157: Welcome to Our Branch Office

Two con men use a gang of Five-O lookalikes and doubles to extort money from Honolulu businessmen. Aired: 12/3/1974

Ep 158: Presenting... in The Center Ring... Murder

Wo Fat returns to Hawaii in order to carry out the assassination of a Chinese diplomat, whom he considers to be a foolish peacemaker. Aired: 12/10/1974

Ep 159: Hara-Kiri: Murder

Aired: 12/31/1974

Ep 160: Bones of Contention

A Honolulu murder is mysteriously linked to a human fossil smuggled out of China during the Second World War. Aired: 1/7/1975

Ep 161: Computer Killer

An investigation into a murder is sent off track through the modification of computer information, and Five-O must use the latest technology to rescue the case. Aired: 1/14/1975

Ep 162: A Woman's Work is with a Gun

Aired: 1/21/1975

Ep 163: Small Witness, Large Crime

When a young boy is arrested as a witness to a murder, McGarrett must contend with a fiery deputy public prosecutor. Aired: 1/28/1975

Ep 164: Ring of Life

Aired: 2/4/1975

Ep 165: Study in Rage

Aired: 2/11/1975

Ep 166: And the Horse Jumped Over the Moon

An elaborate sea and air scheme for heroin smuggling goes unnoticed until one of the gang tries to sell out their plan for a fix of heroin. Aired: 2/18/1975

Ep 167: Hit Gun for Sale

Aired: 2/25/1975

Ep 168: The Hostage

When a deranged ex-Army officer shoots a policeman and takes a young girl hostage, McGarrett disagrees with a police captain over the best way to free her. Aired: 3/11/1975

Ep 169: Diary of a Gun

A Saturday Night Special passes from person to person and causes Five-O trouble and others misery. Aired: 3/18/1975

Ep 170: 6,000 Deadly Tickets

Five-O works with an air traffic investigator in order to put a stop to illegal ticket sales which have already cost several lives. Aired: 3/25/1975

Ep 172: Murder - Eyes Only: Part 2

McGarrett must try his utmost to foil Wo Fat's plans, which include hostages and brainwashing. Aired: 9/12/1975

Ep 171: Murder - Eyes Only: Part 1

When a letter bomb kills a Naval officer while McGarrett is on Navy duty, he is called to investigate, uncovering a plot involving an old nemesis. Aired: 9/12/1975

Ep 173: McGarrett is Missing

McGarrett must again face mobster Charlie Bombay when a plane carrying them to Honolulu crashes in the forests. Aired: 9/19/1975

Ep 174: Termination with Extreme Prejudice

A British agent, Harry Wells, arrives in Hawaii in pursuit of a turncoat, but not all is what it seems for Five-O. Aired: 9/26/1975

Ep 175: Target: the Lady

Five-O must find a female courier who witnessed a murder before a hit man can. Aired: 10/3/1975

Ep 176: Death's Name is Sam

Aired: 10/10/1975

Ep 177: The Case Against McGarrett

McGarrett offers himself as a hostage exchange, but is then put on 'trial' by Honore Vashon. Aired: 10/17/1975

Ep 178: The Defector

McGarrett meets his match in Dr. Grant Ormsbee, a grumpy and aggravating scientist who is sheltering a suspected Chinese defector. Aired: 10/24/1975

Ep 179: Sing a Song of Suspense

Aired: 10/31/1975

Ep 180: Retire in Sunny Hawaii -- Forever

Danno's Aunt Clara becomes concerned about a man she met while on a plane to Honolulu. Dan, Steve and the others ignore her at first, but then the man turns up dead. Aired: 11/7/1975

Ep 181: How to Steal a Submarine

  Aired: 11/14/1975

Ep 182: The Waterfront Steal

When Five-O fail to prevent a series of thefts at dockside warehouses, an influential owner creates trouble for McGarrett. Aired: 11/21/1975

Ep 183: Honor is an Unmarked Grave

Aired: 11/28/1975

Ep 184: A Touch of Guilt

Three boys commit a gang rape on a waitress, but one is the son of a Senator and the crime is covered up Aired: 12/4/1975

Ep 185: Wooden Model of a Rat

While trying to stop the smuggling of small Oriental animal statues, McGarrett is caught illegally in possession of one of them as part of his personal collection. Aired: 12/11/1975

Ep 186: Deadly Persuasion

Aired: 12/18/1975

Ep 187: Legacy of Terror

When an elderly importer, who was a World War II Japanese spy, is killed, Five-O seeks his killer. Aired: 1/1/1976

Ep 188: Loose Ends Get Hit

A clear-cut murder case against an island mobster is derailed because of McGarrett. Aired: 1/8/1976

Ep 189: Anatomy of a Bribe

Aired: 1/15/1976

Ep 190: Turkey Shoot at Makapuu

When an airline stewardess and a hang-gliding instructor are murdered, Five-O must find the killers. Aired: 1/29/1976

Ep 191: A Killer Grows Wings

Aired: 2/5/1976

Ep 192: The Capsule Kidnapping

The son of a Japanese businessman is kidnapped and held in a capsule underwater until a $1.5 million ransom is paid. Aired: 2/12/1976

Ep 193: Love Thy Neighbor -- Take His Wife

Aired: 2/26/1976

Ep 194: A Sentence to Steal

Aired: 3/4/1976

Ep 196: Nine Dragons: Part 2

In Hong Kong, Steve is caught by Wo Fat and mentally and physically tortured by being 'reconditioned.' Aired: 9/30/1976

Ep 195: Nine Dragons: Part 1

When Wo Fat steals toxins in an attempt to take out the leaders of Communist China, McGarrett must track him to Hong Kong. Aired: 9/30/1976

Ep 197: Assault on the Palace

Aired: 10/7/1976

Ep 198: Oldest Profession -- Latest Price

Aired: 10/14/1976

Ep 199: Man on Fire

Aired: 10/21/1976

Ep 200: Tour de Force, Killer Aboard

Two seemingly unconnected deaths lead McGarrett into a desperate race to prevent the assassination of a visiting Sheikh. Aired: 10/28/1976

Ep 201: The Last of The Great Paperhangers

A masterful forger who McGarrett once testified against arrives in Hawaii and plans a massive robbery of US Navy funds. Aired: 11/4/1976

Ep 202: Heads, You're Dead

When yacht racers are found dead on their craft, Five-O launches a desperate search for high-seas buccaneers. Aired: 11/11/1976

Ep 203: Let Death Do Us Part

A escaped convict may well have a strong case of innocence, when Five-O become involved in the paranormal. Aired: 11/18/1976

Ep 204: Double Exposure

A press photographer is pursued relentlessly after she takes a photo of a supposedly dead gangster who has returned to the islands to take control of the local syndicate. Aired: 12/2/1976

Ep 205: Yes, My Deadly Daughter

Aired: 12/16/1976

Ep 206: Target — a Cop

Police are being lured into traps and shot, and Five-O have difficulty nailing a suspect when their primary lead turns out to be a paraplegic. Aired: 12/23/1976

Ep 207: The Bells Toll at Noon

The boyfriend of an overdose victim re-enacts famous film murders in a revenge on all the people he sees as responsible. Aired: 1/6/1977

Ep 208: Man in a Steel Frame

McGarrett is the top suspect in the murder of his girlfriend, and the evidence against him is seemingly overwhelming. Aired: 1/13/1977

Ep 209: Ready... Aim...

Aired: 1/20/1977

Ep 210: Elegy in a Rain Forest

The daughter of Attorney General John Manicote is kidnapped by a deranged rapist and murderer, and Steve must not only contend with the criminal but Manicote's emotional state as well. Aired: 1/27/1977

Ep 211: Dealer's Choice — Blackmail

A hit-and-run incident leads Five-O to a gambling syndicate and Officer Welles's brother. Aired: 2/3/1977

Ep 212: A Capitol Crime

A pensioner threatens to blow himself and his hostages up if the demolition of his home is not stopped. Aired: 2/17/1977

Ep 213: To Die in Paradise

Aired: 2/24/1977

Ep 214: Blood Money is Hard to Wash

A gangster attempts to buy an interest in a football club so that he can launder money through it. Aired: 3/3/1977

Ep 215: To Kill a Mind

Aired: 3/17/1977

Ep 216: Requiem for a Saddle-Bronc Rider

Aired: 3/24/1977

Ep 217: See How She Runs

Aired: 3/31/1977

Ep 218: Practical Jokes Can Kill You

Aired: 5/5/1977

Ep 219: Up the Rebels

An Irish terrorist uses disguise and deception in order to be able to smuggle explosives for the Troubles. Aired: 9/15/1977

Ep 220: You Don't See Many Pirates These Days

Aired: 9/22/1977

Ep 221: The Cop on the Cover

McGarrett must solve both a mysterious kidnapping and the problem of having a nosy reporter analyzing his every move. Aired: 9/29/1977

Ep 222: The Friends of Joey Kalima

McGarrett engages in a personal struggle to clear the record of an officer and close friend accused of criminal activity. Aired: 10/13/1977

Ep 223: The Descent of the Torches

Aired: 10/20/1977

Ep 224: The Ninth Step

Aired: 10/27/1977

Ep 225: Shake Hands with the Man on the Moon

Aired: 11/10/1977

Ep 226: Deadly Doubles

When a Russian tennis star wants to defect, McGarrett must work to prevent an international incident. Aired: 11/17/1977

Ep 227: Deep Cover

A secret submarine, the murder of a Navy officer and strange amnesia create a puzzling case for Steve McGarrett. Aired: 12/8/1977

Ep 228: Tsunami

Aired: 12/22/1977

Ep 229: East Wind — Ill Wind

When an Asian ex-leader dies in a seemingly accidental swimming incident, his wife is convinced that he was murdered by forces from their home country. Aired: 12/29/1977

Ep 230: Tread the King's Shadow

Aired: 1/5/1978

Ep 231: The Big Aloha

Aired: 1/12/1978

Ep 232: A Short Walk on the Longshore

Aired: 2/2/1978

Ep 233: The Silk Trap

Aired: 2/9/1978

Ep 234: Head to Head

Aired: 2/16/1978

Ep 235: Tall on the Wave

Aired: 3/2/1978

Ep 236: Angel in Blue

Aired: 3/9/1978

Ep 237: When Does a War End?

Aired: 3/16/1978

Ep 238: Invitation to Murder

Aired: 3/23/1978

Ep 239: Frozen Assets

Aired: 3/30/1978

Ep 240: My Friend, the Enemy

Five-O must deal with the kidnapping of an Arab princess. Steve McGarrett must also deal with an Italian female journalist's constant interruptions. Aired: 4/13/1978

Ep 241: A Stranger in His Grave

Aired: 4/27/1978

Ep 242: A Death in the Family

Aired: 5/4/1978

Ep 243: The Sleeper

Aired: 9/28/1978

Ep 244: Horoscope for Murder

Aired: 10/5/1978

Ep 245: Deadly Courier

Aired: 10/12/1978

Ep 246: The Case Against Philip Christie

Aired: 10/19/1978

Ep 247: Small Potatoes

Steve is framed on the orders of a gambling syndicate, and becomes involved with a woman who is part of the case. Aired: 10/26/1978

Ep 248: A Distant Thunder

Five-O must thwart the plans of a Neo-Nazi organization to kill Bobby Tamara, the "Hawaiian Kennedy." Aired: 11/9/1978

Ep 249: Death Mask

Aired: 11/16/1978

Ep 250: The Pagoda Factor

Aired: 11/23/1978

Ep 251: A Long Time Ago

Aired: 11/30/1978

Ep 252: Why Won't Linda Die?

Aired: 12/14/1978

Ep 253: The Miracle Man

Aired: 12/21/1978

Ep 254: Number One with a Bullet: Part 1

Two rival mobs attempt to take control of the disco scene in Honolulu. Aired: 12/28/1978

Ep 255: Number One with a Bullet: Part 2

The rival gangs are on the brink of all-out war, and Five-O must struggle to stop them. Aired: 1/4/1979

Ep 256: The Meighan Conspiracy

Aired: 1/18/1979

Ep 257: The Spirit is Willie

Aired: 1/25/1979

Ep 258: The Bark and the Bite

Aired: 2/8/1979

Ep 259: Stringer

When a photographer takes a picture of a politician making a deal with an underworld figure, he tries blackmail. However, he is not prepared for the ruthless nature of the mobsters. Aired: 2/22/1979

Ep 260: The Execution File

Aired: 3/1/1979

Ep 261: A Very Personal Matter

When the son of one of Steve's friends dies of an overdose, he goes after a doctor who he suspects of over-prescribing drugs. Aired: 3/15/1979

Ep 262: The Skyline Killer

The hunt for a high-rise killer is made more difficult for Five-O when a journalist offers to share his profits in exchange for the killer's story. Aired: 3/22/1979

Ep 264: The Year of the Horse: Part 2

Five-O must close the heroin smuggling operation to exonerate the Governor and catch the figures behind the scheme. Aired: 4/5/1979

Ep 263: The Year of the Horse: Part 1

When a woman dies due to heroin packets bursting inside her and the governor is implicated, McGarrett and Danno head off to Singapore to discover a smuggling operation. Aired: 4/5/1979

Ep 266: A Lion in the Streets: Part 2

Laboring under a ban on cooperation by native Hawaiians because of a Kahuna, McGarrett must try to prevent war on the streets. Aired: 10/4/1979

Ep 265: A Lion in the Streets: Part 1

McGarrett finds himself stymied when Hawaiian nationalists and local underworld mobsters clash over a union election. Aired: 10/4/1979

Ep 267: Who Says Cops Don't Cry?

Aired: 10/11/1979

Ep 268: Though the Heavens Fall

Aired: 10/18/1979

Ep 269: Sign of the Ram

Aired: 10/25/1979

Ep 270: Good Help is Hard to Find

Aired: 11/1/1979

Ep 271: Image of Fear

Aired: 11/8/1979

Ep 272: Use a Gun, Go to Hell

Aired: 11/29/1979

Ep 273: Voice of Terror

Aired: 12/4/1979

Ep 274: A Shallow Grave

Aired: 12/11/1979

Ep 275: The Kahuna

Aired: 12/18/1979

Ep 276: Labyrinth

Aired: 12/25/1979

Ep 277: School for Assassins

Aired: 1/1/1980

Ep 278: For Old Times Sake

Aired: 1/8/1980

Ep 279: The Golden Noose

Aired: 1/15/1980

Ep 280: The Flight of the Jewels

Aired: 3/1/1980

Ep 281: Clash of Shadows

Aired: 3/8/1980

Ep 282: A Bird in Hand...

Aired: 3/22/1980

Ep 283: The Moroville Covenant

Aired: 3/29/1980

Ep 284: Woe to Wo Fat

To investigate the disappearance of three scientists, McGarrett disguises himself as a colleague and finds himself up against his evil nemesis, Wo Fat. Aired: 4/5/1980