TV Series | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Following the death of Leonard Freeman in 1974, Jack Lord stepped into Freeman's shoes and ran most of the production for the remainder of the series, although he was never credited on-screen as a producer. This was by agreement from 1974-1980, in exchange for Lord's shared ownership, with the Freeman estate, of episodes produced between Freeman's January 1974 death and the end of the series in 1980. Prior to this agreement, Lord nearly walked off the series in 1974, after a dispute with CBS.
Det. Steve McGarrett:
Aloha. Aloha, suckers.
In the opening title sequence, a hand loads a .38 snub nosed revolver, then spins the cartridge. The gun is loaded with bullets that have already been fired. The depression where the firing pin strikes the cartridge is clearly visible on all of the shells loaded.
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