Hawaii 5-0 (season finale) OAD 5/16/2011

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  1. Graymalkin

    Graymalkin Grumpy Poster

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    BIG SPOILERS AHEAD!

    So Wo Fat assassinates the governor and pins it on McGarrett. Five-0 is basically dissolved, NCIS-style.

    Twelve hours later, Moody's Investors Service downgrades the State of Hawaii (for real).

    Coincidence? :D
     
  2. JimSpence

    JimSpence Just hangin'

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    So was this the series finale?

    If not, then the writers are going to have to pull a fast one to get out of this mess.
     
  3. Doggie Bear

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    It's been renewed for the next season.

    Too bad about Laura Hills getting killed, as that means no more Kelly Hu guest stints.
     
  4. Idearat

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    Unless they want the entire next season to be like a rehash of Prison Break then the search for Wo Fat will have to speed up. I wasn't a big fan of the original series, but wasn't Wo Fat like McGarrett's Moriarty, who he tried to catch through most of the show's run?

    It would be some stunt to get McGarrett off w/o pinning the Governor's murder on Wo Fat. Revealing the link between him and the Governor would only seem to add to McGarrett's motive rather than shift the suspicion off of him.
     
  5. tivogurl

    tivogurl New Member

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    Not really. McGarrett has two things to say about what happened. One, he didn't pull the trigger. Two, he was ambushed and electrocuted by the guy who did pull the trigger. As for one, tests should reveal he had no GSR on his clothing. That would be impossible if he had pulled the trigger. As for two, he has electrocution marks on his neck that corroborate his story, but there was no such device found at the scene. That's how writers with a clue do it, anyway. I have no idea what they will actually come up with.

    There was no reason for Danno's ex-wife and daughter to move to Jersey, they could have moved in with him. I presume this was purely to remove them as guest stars next season.
     
  6. Graymalkin

    Graymalkin Grumpy Poster

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    Spoilers about Wo Fat in the original 1960s series:
    Wo Fat appeared in the series pilot, was featured in 11 episodes, and wasn't finally captured until the SERIES finale.
     
  7. IJustLikeTivo

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    The McGarrett thing pretty much has to hang on those two things. But, maybe they have some other magic up their sleeves.

    I don't get why the went the route they did with Danno's ex-wife and daughter. No good reason and having them there provided the grounding and motivation that he needs. TV characters without a back story are nowhere near as interesting. I hope they revisit that decision.
     
  8. lew

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    CBS has not officially renewed many of their hit shows, including Hawaii Five-0.
     
  9. Graymalkin

    Graymalkin Grumpy Poster

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    Hawaii 5-0 was officially renewed this morning (May 18).
     
  10. Hoffer

    Hoffer Eat Lightning ----- Poo Thunder TCF Club

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    Looks like I'm going to stop watching this show. My DVR's free space was down around 10% and I had 10 Hawaii 5-0 sitting on there. The most of any other show I have is 3-4. I didn't specifically not like the show, but I just never seem to be interested in watching it.
     
  11. DVC California

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    I was under the impression that the only reason Danno took a job with HPD was to be close to his daughter. With her and the ex back in Jersey, he really doesn't need to stay in Hawaii.
     
  12. IJustLikeTivo

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    That's my point. In the unlikely chance he stays, he has no roots. If he leaves the show the cast would be screwed up so they need him stay and therefore they need the ex and kid.
     
  13. ADG

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    Ok. Thanks for sharing :D
     
  14. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

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    At least for the immediate future Danno will stay to help get Kono and Steve out of jail. Maybe giving him new roots since he did promise to meet his wife and kid at the airport and then bailed on them to help McGarrett.
     
  15. loubob57

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    I know it's asking a lot for a show to be a little bit like real life, but ...

    Do most people have a job where they are just gonna say "F- it" and just fly across the country and not even process out with their HR department? I'm thinking Danno might have a hard time getting another police job if he just walks away from this one.
     
  16. tiassa

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    He could take a "leave of absence" with 5-0, get the wife and kid settled in Jersey, and then come back to Hawaii and do the paperwork to formally leave -- TV doesn't need to show that.
     
  17. pmyers

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    I agree...and why did they have to leave THAT night? Just seemed forced.
     
  18. Graymalkin

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    I'm not entirely sure he was actually leaving with them that night. He did say earlier that he was going to clean up his current caseload at 5-0 and then join them permanently in New Jersey.
     
  19. pmyers

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    no, I actually believe he said he WOULD go back with them and THEN come back and clean up his open cases in the future.

    either way, it was dumb and made no sense.
     
  20. ellinj

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    Since when does Hawaiian airlines fly to Newark.
     

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