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    Highest Castle, Deepest Grave was definitely...

    Highest Castle, Deepest Grave was definitely another which was among the show's best, yet rarely makes people's top 10 lists.
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    This actually made me think... were there any...

    This actually made me think... were there any episodes specifically about Duke?

    It seems like he was always just kind of "there", but never the main focus of any particular episode. Maybe there...
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    There are a lot of "suspension of disbelief"...

    There are a lot of "suspension of disbelief" moments in Five-O. The entire episode of "Welcome To Our Branch Office", was especially hard to swallow, but I enjoyed it because it was unique and a fun...
  4. Hi John, I'm the owner of this forum, and the...

    Hi John,

    I'm the owner of this forum, and the one who helped you get your account issues worked out.

    I have received some complaints about your posting here, and wanted to address them. As you...
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    Mike, where has Bill Koenig been? I met him 25...

    Mike, where has Bill Koenig been? I met him 25 years ago at the Burbank convention.

    You should have him register an account here!
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    Excellent episode, even though we could kinda see...

    Excellent episode, even though we could kinda see the twist coming from near the beginning.

    Tom Skerritt plays Lew Morgan, an old high school friend of Danny's who ended up in HPD. Morgan is one...
  7. Thread: Finished!

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    Very nice! I enjoyed the updates, including...

    Very nice!

    I enjoyed the updates, including all the pictures and the death/injury lists.
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    Also does someone know why McGarrett is only in...

    Also does someone know why McGarrett is only in the episode for 4 minutes, "from Chicago"?

    Was Jack Lord busy that week? Actually seems like they shot his scenes separately, as he's not with any...
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    Bobbi has been guiding my Five-O viewing. When...

    Bobbi has been guiding my Five-O viewing. When she posts a "50th anniversary" thread, it inspires me to go watch the episode again -- some of which I haven't seen in 25+ years.

    You can count me...
  10. Yaphet Kotto, from episode "King of the Hill", passed away today at 81

    He played Lieutenant Corporal John Austin in "King of The Hill", which aired in January 1969.

    Kotto was only 29 at the time of filming.
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    Because of Bobbi's writeup, I decided to watch...

    Because of Bobbi's writeup, I decided to watch this again. I had only seen it once before -- back in the 1990s. I was excited to see it back then because it featured Elliot Street, who did a good...
  12. Thread: Revised ratings

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    The most surprising thing is that Season 8 got...

    The most surprising thing is that Season 8 got ratings about Seasons 2 and 4. In general, I found Season 8 to be foreshadowing the decline which was coming. A lot of mediocrity there. For the most...
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    Nice write-up, Bobbi. As I mentioned in my...

    Nice write-up, Bobbi.

    As I mentioned in my review of "Two Dead Cows", I felt that it would have been better served as a 90-minute episode (too bad Five-O never did those). It was too long for a...
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    I was born during the middle Vietnam War years,...

    I was born during the middle Vietnam War years, so obviously I don't remember it. However, as I was growing up, I heard plenty about the just-concluded war, and saw plenty on TV and in the movies. ...
  15. Thread: 50th of "Paniolo"

    by Todd
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    Here were my thoughts on Paniolo, which I...

    Here were my thoughts on Paniolo, which I re-watched in October 2019: https://hawaiifiveo.org/forum/showthread.php?5422-Paniolo-question&p=84808&viewfull=1#post84808
  16. Thread: S10-"Deep Cover"

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    Just watched this episode again for the first...

    Just watched this episode again for the first time in over 20 years.

    I agree with both epaddon's comments and Mike's review. There were too many plot holes and gimmicks which were tough to...
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    He had a lot of different roles over the years. ...

    He had a lot of different roles over the years.

    On "Sanford and Son", he was neighbor Julio Fuentes. He had a memorable guest role as a Jewish (!!) activist for the "Hebrew Defense League" on...
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    Here's my writeup on The Late John Louisiana from...

    Here's my writeup on The Late John Louisiana from last year, and some subsequent discussion from others: https://hawaiifiveo.org/forum/showthread.php?5347-The-Late-John-Louisiana
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    Decent episode, but overrated. I kept hearing...

    Decent episode, but overrated.

    I kept hearing about how it was THE BEST FIVE-O EPISODE EVER on the 1990s alt.fan.hawaii-five-o. When I finally got a copy of it, I was so excited to watch it,...
  20. Anyone have any idea where this jacket was made?...

    Anyone have any idea where this jacket was made?

    This part is suspicious:



    Aside from the Eddie Josephs style "MR", the date format is backwards for the US. So if the jacket was made in the...
  21. LOL If Danny Goldman were still alive, I'd...

    LOL

    If Danny Goldman were still alive, I'd think it was his auction.
  22. Jack Lord jacket from Hawaii Five-O up for auction

    https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/91727892_jack-lord-steve-mcgarrett-blue-jacket-from-hawaii

    Not sure if it's real or fake.

    "Estimated price $600-$800"
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    As an aficionado of old telephone systems, allow...

    As an aficionado of old telephone systems, allow me to explain this "tie line", and why it didn't make sense at all in this episode.

    A tie line is actually a direct long distance line between two...
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    I agree mostly with ringfire. Yes, like Mike I...

    I agree mostly with ringfire. Yes, like Mike I noticed the Coast Guard uniforms and first said "wtf", but I quickly got past it. I didn't find it that distracting.

    I will agree that the ending...
  25. "Love Thy Neighbor, Take His Wife" - Season 8, Episode 22

    This typified the average quality of Season 8 episodes -- good, but not great.

    The episode starts off with fanatical environmentalist Ben Tanaka (Kimo Kahoano), rehearsing a fairy radical speech...
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