First Aired: Sep. 11, 1973 on CBS
Summary: An amputee who has lost his hands swears revenge on the Hawaiian cops he believes responsible... including Steve McGarrett.
Main Characters in this Episode
- Goof (revealing mistake): The car that McGarrett chases is a '67 Mustang, which had decorative vent scoops in the rear quarter panels. The Mustang they fish out of the water is a near identical '68 model - distinguishable by having chrome trim pieces in lieu of the faux vent scoops. The waterlogged '68 Mustang also lacks the white pin striping visible on the '67 Mustang used in the chase.
- Goof (revealing mistake): The Mustang that was fished out of the water was actually a '65 not a '68 as someone stated (it was supposed to be a '67). 1968 Mustangs have round speedometers. the car fished out clearly does not have a round speedometer. it's a 1965 Mustang speedometer (horizontal numbers from 0 to 120mph with round fuel gauge at one end and round temp gauge at the other end.
- Goof (crew or equipment visible): Just after Curt Stoner (Jay J. Armes) climbs the steep dirt hill at the beginning of the episode, various members of the crew either operating the camera or standing behind the camera operators are visible in several brief close-ups of the sunglasses on Stoner's face.
- Goof (continuity error): At the beginning of the episode, just before Stoner (Jay J. Armes) fires on Officer Keoki, the camera shows Stoner's perspective through the rifle sight three different times. Each view, however, is different - the first at a low angle as if Stoner were even with the motorcade along the road; the second from a high angle from Keoki's left; and the third also from a high angle looking more or less directly toward the motorcade through some electrical wires and cables - even though Stoner's position is fixed during the motorcade's travel.
- Goof (revealing mistake): Armed with a bolt action rifle, Danno opens and closes the bolt to chamber a round. During this action you would normally see a cartridge rise up and forward as it is chambered by the bolt. You can clearly see here though that doesn't happen, because the gun is empty. Of course moments later, Danno makes the kill shot - with an empty rifle.
- Starting with this episode, the end credits begin with "Hawaii Five-O" and, on the next card, "Starring Jack Lord." Lord's credit is printed in substantially larger type than the other names on the credits.
- This episode is reworked for the new Hawaii 5-0 series and is first shown on 4 Feb. 2013.
- Jay J. Armes refers to this episode in his autobiography as "my only caper on the wrong side of the law".