Hawaii Five-O (season 2)

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Hawaii Five-O Season 2
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 25
Original network CBS
Original release September 24, 1969 (1969-09-24) – March 11, 1970 (1970-03-11)
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List of Hawaii Five-O episodes

The second season of Hawaii Five-O, an American television series, began September 24, 1969, and ended on March 11, 1970. It aired on CBS. The region 1 DVD was released on July 31, 2007.[1]


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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
25 1 "A Thousand Pardons--You're Dead!" Nicholas Colasanto Story by: Mel Goldberg & Paul Harber
Teleplay by: Mel Goldberg
September 24, 1969 (1969-09-24) 6901
After the brides of three G.I.s killed in Vietnam turn up dead, the Five-O team uncovers an insurance scam run by a soldier (Harry Guardino) with a murderous grudge.
26 2 "To Hell with Babe Ruth" Nicholas Colasanto Anthony Lawrence October 1, 1969 (1969-10-01) 6902
Taking place on 6 and 7 December 1969, a Japanese ninja (Mark Lenard) who had been in a mental hospital since December 6, 1941 plans on carrying out his mission from 28 years earlier.
27 3 "Forty Feet High and It Kills!" Michael O'Herlihy Story by: Edward J. "Ed" Lakso & Robert C. Dennis
Teleplay by: Robert C. Dennis
October 8, 1969 (1969-10-08) 6903
Fear spreads through Hawaii after rumors of an imminent tidal wave, but McGarrett discovers the true threat: villainous Red Chinese agent Wo Fat has kidnapped a renowned geneticist and plans to use the scientist's discoveries to create a superior race.
28 4 "Just Lucky, I Guess" Nicholas Colasanto Story by: Jay Roberts
Teleplay by: Jay Roberts & Mel Goldberg
October 15, 1969 (1969-10-15) 6904
A prostitute has been murdered by a gangster (Albert Paulsen), but the sole witness to the crime--a respectable small-town hardware salesman (John Randolph)--is afraid to testify. To catch the killer, McGarrett uses a beautiful undercover policewoman as bait.
29 5 "Savage Sunday" Reza Badiyi Palmer Thompson October 22, 1969 (1969-10-22) 6907
After a band of foreign revolutionaries steal weapons from an armory, Five-O mobilizes to bring down the terrorists.
30 6 "A Bullet for McGarrett" Paul Stanley Story by: Jay Roberts & Anthony Lawrence
Teleplay by: Anthony Lawrence
October 29, 1969 (1969-10-29) 6906
A psychology professor and disciple of Wo Fat (Eric Braeden) is using the power of hypnosis to turn citizens into assassins. Steve McGarrett has to stop these mind games before he becomes the next target of the hypnotist.
31 7 "Sweet Terror" Richard Benedict Robert C. Dennis November 5, 1969 (1969-11-05) 6905
Hawaii's sugar industry becomes a terrorist target for germ warfare. Can Five-O stop the ensuing sabotage?
32 8 "King Kamehameha Blues" Barry Shear Robert Hamner November 12, 1969 (1969-11-12) 6908
One of Hawaii's most treasured artifacts, the robe of the late King Kamehameha, is stolen. McGarrett pursues the theft to a group of anti-establishment university students.
33 9 "The Singapore File" Robert Gist Robert C. Dennis November 19, 1969 (1969-11-19) 6909
To nail a local gangster for murder, Steve McGarrett must travel to Singapore to transport the witness to the crime. The witness is an alluring woman who is tired of running from her past.
34 10 "All the King's Horses" Richard Benedict William Robert Yates November 26, 1969 (1969-11-26) 6910
Five-O investigates an ex-racketeer (James Gregory) suspected of heading a local crime syndicate, but Steve McGarrett follows a hunch that the politician seeking to indict the accused man is involved in some dirty dealings of his own.
35 11 "Leopard on the Rock" Irving J. Moore Palmer Thompson December 3, 1969 (1969-12-03) 6911
When the plane carrying a despised dictator is forced to make an emergency landing in Hawaii, the notorious leader is marked for death… and it's up to Five-O to protect him.
36 12 "The Devil and Mr. Frog" Michael O'Herlihy Story by: Robert Lewin & Robert C. Dennis
Teleplay by: Robert C. Dennis
December 10, 1969 (1969-12-10) 6912
After a kidnapped boy escapes his captors, the boy's father enlists Five-O to recover his ransom money from the extortionists. McGarrett's only lead is from the boy: "a frog and the devil".
37 13 "The Joker's Wild, Man, Wild!" Gene Nelson Jack Turley December 17, 1969 (1969-12-17) 6913
The stakes are murderously high when a beach boy and a playboy vie for the attentions of a seductive heiress in a bizarre card game.
38 14 "Which Way Did They Go?" Abner Biberman Meyer Dolinsky December 24, 1969 (1969-12-24) 6914
After an adversary from McGarrett's past (William Windom) robs a bank under the noses of Five-O, McGarrett follows a trail to Hong Kong to nab the brilliant thief.
39 15 "Blind Tiger" Abner Biberman Story by: William Robert Yates & Jerome Coopersmith
Teleplay by: Jerome Coopersmith
December 31, 1969 (1969-12-31) 6915
A surprise birthday party for Steve McGarrett ends with a bang--a car-bomb explosion in his black Mercury Parklane. The explosion leaves McGarrett blinded. As McGarrett recuperates, the Five-O team searches the islands for his would-be killer.
40 16 "Bored, She Hung Herself" John Newland Mel Goldberg January 7, 1970 (1970-01-07) 6916
Five-O investigates the death of a yoga student who died while performing a dangerous yoga technique that calls for the student to asphyxiate himself.
NOTE: This episode was barred from airing in syndication after a viewer imitated the deadly yoga technique featured in this episode and died. This episode has also been banned from airing on both the season two DVD set and the complete series set.
41 17 "Run, Johnny, Run" Michael O'Herlihy Mel Goldberg January 14, 1970 (1970-01-14) 6917
An AWOL sailor is accused of killing a patrolman. As vengeful Navy officers seek to enact their own justice, McGarrett must protect the suspect and solve the case.
42 18 "Killer Bee" Paul Stanley Anthony Lawrence January 21, 1970 (1970-01-21) 6918
A Vietnam vet is revealed to be behind the kidnappings of several local children. But McGarrett suspects that another soldier is using the psychologically damaged kidnapper to commit these crimes.
43 19 "The One with the Gun" Murray Golden Robert C. Dennis January 28, 1970 (1970-01-28) 6919
After a crooked card game leads to the murder of a young honeymooner, the victim's brother sets out to find the man responsible. Now Five-O must stop the vigilante before another murder takes place.
44 20 "Cry, Lie" Paul Stanley Preston Wood February 4, 1970 (1970-02-04) 6921
When Chin Ho Kelly is accused of taking a bribe from a drug dealer, the Five-O members defend one of their own.
45 21 "Most Likely to Murder" Nicholas Colasanto Robert Hamner February 11, 1970 (1970-02-11) 6920
A cop's wife has been murdered. When the widowed officer (Tom Skerritt) seeks revenge, Danno, his longtime friend, tries to stop him.
46 22 "Nightmare Road" John Newland Jack Turley February 18, 1970 (1970-02-18) 6922
Steve McGarrett encounters resistance from federal agents when he attempts to uncover the mystery behind a research scientist (Charles Aidman)'s disappearance from his important government post.
47 23 "Three Dead Cows at Makapuu (Part 1)" Marvin J. Chomsky Story by: Leonard Freeman
Teleplay by: Anthony Lawrence
February 25, 1970 (1970-02-25) 6923
Dr. Alexander Kline (Ed Flanders) is a scientist who has disappeared. He discovered a biological mutation which he calls "Q strain," which he plans to unleash as a protest against germ warfare.
48 24 "Three Dead Cows at Makapuu (Part 2)" Marvin J. Chomsky Anthony Lawrence March 4, 1970 (1970-03-04) 6924
Five-O rush to find a test tube of "Q strain" which Dr. Kline has hidden and, if not found within 12 hours, will devastate Hawaii.
49 25 "Kiss the Queen Goodbye" Abner Biberman Jack Turley March 11, 1970 (1970-03-11) 6925
A jewel thief masquerading as a socialite (Joanne Linville) attempts to steal a priceless emerald, "The Queen of Polynesia," from the governor's gala. But Five-O are waiting for the thief--disguised as workers at the event.


  1. ^ Hawaii Five-O - The Complete Second Season. "Hawaii Five-O - The Complete Second Season: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong, Zulu: Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 

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