Jack Lord played Steve McGarrett, head of an elite state police unit investigating "organized crime, murder, assassination attempts, foreign agents, felonies of every type."
Last Episode12x20 Woe to Wo Fat Aired: Apr. 05, 1980
McGarrett disguises himself as a famous scientist to help find a missing colleague, and finds himself locked in combat once again with Wo Fa …
Series Fun Facts
- Several actors played different roles in various episodes before becoming recurring cast members.
- James MacArthur left the series after Season 11. In a 1996 interview, he revealed that he had become tired, and wanted to do other things.
- The name Chin Ho came from Chinn Ho, the owner of the Ilikai Hotel, which is where the penthouse shot of Jack Lord in the opening title sequence was taken.