Hawaii Five-O (season 9)

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Hawaii Five-O (season 9)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 23
Original network CBS
Original release September 30, 1976 (1976-09-30) – May 5, 1977 (1977-05-05)
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List of Hawaii Five-O episodes

This is a list of episodes from the ninth season of Hawaii Five-O.

Broadcast history[edit]

The season originally aired Thursdays at 9:00-10:00 pm (EST).[1][2]

DVD release[edit]

The season was released on DVD by Paramount Home Video.


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No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
193 1 "Nine Dragons" Michael O'Herlihy Jerome Coopersmith September 30, 1976 (1976-09-30)
The probe of a theft of nerve gas puts McGarrett on Wo Fat's trail, which leads to Hong Kong and a case of amnesia for McGarrett after he nearly drowns. Dina Merrill guest stars. This feature-length episode was later shown in syndication in two parts; Khigh Dheigh's last appearance as Wo Fat until the final episode.
194 2 "Assault on the Palace" Ernest Pintoff Jerome Coopersmith October 7, 1976 (1976-10-07)
McGarrett must solve a daring bank robbery committed during the King Kamehameha Day Parade under the cover of a historic re-enactment.
195 3 "Oldest Profession -- Latest Price" Philip Leacock Anne Collins October 14, 1976 (1976-10-14)
The team discover that the murders of prostitutes on the islands appears to be linked to an extortion racketeer who is determined to make a return.
196 4 "Man on Fire" Gordon Hessler Stephen Kandel October 21, 1976 (1976-10-21)
When the team discover that five murder victims were killed by radiation poisoning, they must track down the one person they all came in contact with before it claims another victim.
197 5 "Tour de Force, Killer Aboard" Jerry London Charles Larson October 28, 1976 (1976-10-28)
A lack of information hampers Five-O's search for an international assassin. Amanda McBroom guest stars
198 6 "The Last of the Great Paperhangers" Philip Leacock Orville H. Hampton November 4, 1976 (1976-11-04)
A forger (Kevin McCarthy) steals over $14,000 from the Five-O team, then targets a bank and the U.S. Navy.
199 7 "Heads, You're Dead" Bruce Bilson Herman Groves November 11, 1976 (1976-11-11)
The annual Trans-Pac yacht race from California to the Islands is the scene of mutiny and murder.
200 8 "Let Death Do Us Part" Barry Crane Bud Freeman November 18, 1976 (1976-11-18)
Rather than accept parole, a prisoner escapes to prove he didn't kill his wife. Zohra Lampert guest stars.
201 9 "Double Exposure" Sutton Roley Dean Tait & David Deutsch December 2, 1976 (1976-12-02)
A mobster who staged his own "Death" to elude a conviction comes back to reclaim his former syndicate. Meg Foster guest stars.
202 10 "Yes, My Deadly Daughter" Bruce Bilson Story by: James Menzies
Teleplay by: Tim Maschler
December 16, 1976 (1976-12-16)
The daughter of a crime lord is murdering her father's appointed successors.
203 11 "Target - a Cop" Robert Scheerer Bill Stratton December 23, 1976 (1976-12-23)
A vengeful ex-convict (Don Stroud), partially paralyzed by a police bullet, begins shooting officers. Gerald McRaney also guest stars.
204 12 "The Bells Toll at Noon" Jack Lord Story by: Irv Pearlberg
Teleplay by: Charles Larson
January 6, 1977 (1977-01-06)
An avenging man (Rich Little) pursues a drug dealer who contributed to a former addict's death. Mel Ferrer also guest stars.
205 13 "Man in a Steel Frame" Allen Reisner Robert Stambler January 13, 1977 (1977-01-13)
Bullets that killed McGarrett's girlfriend (Camilla Sparv) turn out to have come from the chief's service revolver.
206 14 "Ready... Aim..." Jerry London Tim Maschler January 20, 1977 (1977-01-20)
The Five-O team helps a Tokyo cop smash a ring that smuggles handguns into Japan.
207 15 "Elegy in a Rain Forest" Sutton Roley Herman Groves January 27, 1977 (1977-01-27)
McGarrett fears a rapist-murderer roaming Oahu will find a girl lost in the mountains before Five-O can rescue her.
208 16 "Dealer's Choice...Blackmail" Ernest Pintoff Tim Maschler February 3, 1977 (1977-02-03)
The head of a gambling syndicate kills a police officer in a hit-and-run auto accident. John Ritter and Nehemiah Persoff guest star.
209 17 "A Capitol Crime" Sutton Roley Story by: James Menzies
Teleplay by: Bill Stratton
February 17, 1977 (1977-02-17)
An elderly man (Barnard Hughes) wires himself to a bomb and takes hostages to halt his home's demolition.
210 18 "To Die in Paradise" Joe Manduke Bill Stratton February 24, 1977 (1977-02-24)
A singer held for ransom is shipwrecked with her kidnappers off the island of Kauai.
211 19 "Blood Money is Hard to Wash" Allen Reisner Story by: Curtis Kenyon
Teleplay by: Bill Stratton
March 3, 1977 (1977-03-03)
A mainland gangster needing a place to launder money tries to force a football-club owner to sell his team. Jo Anne Worley guest stars.
212 20 "To Kill a Mind" Gordon Hessler Stephen Kandel March 17, 1977 (1977-03-17)
The kidnapping of an oceanographer's brother is linked to the recovery of a computer.
213 21 "Requiem for a Saddle Bronc Rider" Harry Harris Herman Groves March 24, 1977 (1977-03-24)
The Five-O team are finding a lot of resistance while searching for a cowboy at the rodeo grounds where he was working.
214 22 "See How She Runs" Harvey Laidman Anne Collins March 31, 1977 (1977-03-31)
The team track down the daughter of a Los Angeles lawman, who has takes refuge with a religious cult after she is framed for murder. However, the real person that was responsible for the crime is also searching for her, too.
215 23 "Practical Jokes Can Kill You" Ernest Pintoff Bill Stratton May 5, 1977 (1977-05-05)
A hang-glider's theft of a historical exhibit catches the attention of crooks planning a heist of Army rifles.