Daniel Dae Kim is fine in his role. Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a re-imagining of the original 1968—80 television series. As far as some of the elements people have been bitching about like the governor offering full immunity to his group, so what? Actors: Main 3 are cookie cutter, nearly identical birth years. A few roll your eyes moments, but that keeps in part with the way the original was. Outdoors: That's just how they roll on that island.
Like a lot of people we were looking forward to the new series of Hawaii 5-0 but i have to say that after 2 episodes i am not sure i can watch it again. Sergeant with the Honolulu Police Department. I like this series a lot. He didn't even lead the team in this show. If you like it, good, if you don't like it, good, but ranting about the revisiting of classics is like arguing with the weather. The dialog and some of the background setup Danno's family situation, for example was a bit too cliché. Steve and Danno's bantering with each other is hilarious.
Others Name Portrayed by Role Johnny Moreau Gavin Rossdale A criminal. It's a fine line to walk, but the writers did an excellent job in the pilot. Danny Williams: No, he's alive, and he's gonna be fine. It would be interesting to see Jean Smart, the governor, a bit more, but that might politicize the cases a little too much. I like that they're in their 30's and not all 90210 on viewers. Some of the personal background could be better developed over time rather than cramming it into one episode while chasing the bad guys. His chemistry with Scott Caan makes the series.
Would it deserve to be called 'Hawaii Five-O'? John McGarrett: Listen to me, champ. Having been there twice myself, I believe that every American should see this true paradise. The plots of each episode move very quickly, and I am able to pick up new things watching an episode a second time. Why change the sex of Kono? We don't negotiate with terrorists. I've never seen the original series, so that's why maybe I like it so much, since many who've watched both the original and remake aren't very happy. The pilot begins with an interesting premise that offers thorough background information on the origins of the team. Some of the dialog resulted in an approving chuckle from me.
It seems unbelievable that her character would land a job like this, fresh out of police academy and with no real police experience. Something ha ha will be thrown in there when you least expect it. Pure entertainment, nothing more, nothing less. Other guy is kicked out of police force because they say he took bribes, but he says he didn't then McGarret just let's him back in? Nicolai Makana Perez Steve as a child. Don't get me wrong, James MacArthur's Danny was well acted, but that version of Hawaii Five-O was written about and around one person. It ain't here in this show! But what I did expect were story lines with meat to them.
I didn't say it enough. My ten year old daughter could write better stories than this. If you were a fan of the original, you won't be disappointed at all. If you never watched the original series, give this one a chance. The idea of making Kono a girl is also a great idea.
Hire more qualified people, it's worth it. Cast Episode cast overview, first billed only:. Sometimes things just go boom. Beating a prisoner to get information out of him? Meanwhile, McGarrett refuses to take it easy, even though he is recovering from surgery. Steve McGarrett: Thank you, Detective Williams. John McGarrett: Who are these people, Steve? A crime boss targeting Shelburne who is Steve's mother, Doris.
I thought it odd that Hawaii 5-0 would open with a scene in South Korea. There were great guest stars too, including Hal Holbrook, Ed Asner, Hume Cronyn, and even Helen Hayes. One of the other things I enjoy about the remake is the edge of the new show. Danny Williams: This is Detective Danny Williams. Had the producers started fresh with new characters, but kept the spirit of the original formula intact, there would be less tendency to compare the two series; each would stand on its own merits. This show is ideal for the holy grail 25 through 45 year old demographic.
Steve McGarrett: You all right? I remember with particular pleasure the the three part series on the Vashon crime family and the attempts of first Harold Gould as the father and then Luther Adler as the grandfather to destroy McGarrett because of the death of the grandson. The Hawaii locations look great in high-def and it's interesting to see how much Hawaii has grown since the original series went off the air. All four of the major characters were well chosen and show a great range of emotions, allowing for considerable character development. Now as I look back, I find that the original I can't even watch anymore. Don't you worry about it.
The new version just gives us periodic quick flashes of scenery some of which look like they are not real shots but artificially created ones. Steve McGarrett: Come on, Victor, you know how this works. Victor Heese: Put Anton on the phone. You kill him, you get nothing. John McGarrett: Give me the phone. That detracts, and makes it a little hard to buy into it. Respect has to be earned if it's supposed to mean anything and it allows for more, not less, character development later on.