Booking Hawaii Five-O: An Episode Guide and Critical History of the 1968-1980 Television Detective Series

Booking Hawaii Five-O: An Episode Guide and Critical History of the 1968-1980 Television Detective Series

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Overview

Booking Hawaii Five-O: An Episode Guide and Critical History of the 1968-1980 Television Detective Series by Karen Rhodes, Rose Freeman

On September 26, 1968, Hawaii Five-O premiered on CBS. The show’s exotic locale and quality writing and acting made it a fixture in the network’s line-up for the next 12 years. Today the detective series continues to be very popular in syndication.
The show’s history is covered first, focusing on its development and its stars. Complete casts and credits for all regulars are provided for each season; the episode guide gives the title, original air date, director, producer, guest stars a detailed synopsis of each show, and information on Honolulu residents who appeared in it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786431083
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/14/2007
Pages: 341
Sales rank: 473,135
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

A former librarian, Karen Rhodes is a genealogical writer and lecturer and lives in Middleburg, Florida.

Table of Contents


Foreword   Rose Freeman     1
Preface     3
In the Beginning     7
In Context
The Real World: Five-O and Society     12
The "Reel" World: Five-O and the Police-Detective Genre     17
Episode Guide
The Pilot Movie     25
Jack Lord     26
Zulu     28
Kam Fong     29
Pilot Film Cast and Credits     29
Summary     30
Regular Cast, 1968-80     32
First Season     33
James MacArthur     34
Season Credits     35
Episodes     36
Second Season     52
Season Credits     54
Episodes     55
Third Season     73
Season Credits     75
Episodes     76
Fourth Season     90
Season Credits     92
Episodes     92
Fifth Season     108
Herman Wedemeyer     110
Al Harrington     110
Season Credits     110
Episodes     112
Sixth Season     128
Season Credits     130
Episodes     130
Seventh Season     147
Season Credits     148
Episodes     149
Eighth Season     167
Season Credits     168
Episodes     168
Ninth Season     185
Season Credits     187
Episodes     187
Tenth Season     203
Season Credits     204
Episodes     205
Eleventh Season     221
Season Credits     223
Episodes     223
Twelfth Season     236
Season Credits     238
Episodes     238
Hawaii Five-O in Syndication     251
The Series in Retrospect
The Secrets of Success     253
McGarrett's Car     254
Food in Five-O     256
Eluding the Censors     257
The Economics of Filming in Hawaii     258
Villains and Victims: Myth and Fact     259
Collectibles and a Cultural Icon     263
Glossary of Hawaiian Words and Phrases Used in Hawaii Five-O     267
Episodes in Order of Filming     275
Index     283

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