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  • #16
    Re: Hawaii Fitty

    Originally posted by jeremyp
    Just hope we don't find out that the helicopter that shoots all those zoom ins of Hawaii doesn't crash.
    Doesn't matter - they can just buy stock shots from Magnum PI or Burn Notice, which are identical: tropical paradise, lots of T&A, some blow-em-up shots.

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    • #17
      Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

      A little big hokey, as all network TV is (McGarrett was on track for sainthood in the first 5 minutes), but it's a keeper (even with two Koreans playing the Chinese leads).

      I thought it a nice touch that when McG uncovered his father's car in the garage, it looked like the big black Merc that Jack Lord used to tool around in in the original!

      I wonder how many epileptics had seizures watching the opening credits updated by using a handheld-camera style, run twice as fast? Like watching the Bourne Ultimatum.

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      • #18
        Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

        has anybody recognized the governor yet?

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        • #19
          Re: Hawaii Fitty

          Originally posted by guru
          Reminds me of Dark Blue(and I love Dark Blue).
          guru: I ran in a fundraiser 5k today in Malibu for the non-profit with which my wife works. About 10 of us went for beer afterward, one of whom was Nicki Aycox (Jaimie Allen from Dark Blue... although I assume you know that).

          I couldn't bring myself to admit that I'd never heard of the show (briefly confused it with "Rookie Blue," the show about the Toronto police), but at least I knew "Supernatural" on which she was a periodically-recurring character.

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          • #20
            Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

            Originally posted by gh
            has anybody recognized the governor yet?
            You mean Jean Smart who, if I need to describe it likely means you don't belong in a thread about a US TV show?

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            • #21
              Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

              I have watched a couple of episodes but it is not grabbing me.. but I did recognize Jean Smart.

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              • #22
                Re: Hawaii Fitty

                Originally posted by JRM
                Originally posted by guru
                Reminds me of Dark Blue(and I love Dark Blue).
                guru: I ran in a fundraiser 5k today in Malibu for the non-profit with which my wife works. About 10 of us went for beer afterward, one of whom was Nicki Aycox (Jaimie Allen from Dark Blue... although I assume you know that).

                Outstanding! (Though not as outstanding as having that drink with Tricia Helfer lol)
                There are no strings on me

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                • #23
                  Re: Hawaii Fitty

                  Originally posted by gh
                  Speaking of Grace Park.....

                  <<...Detective Steve McGarrett, a decorated naval officer-turned-cop, returns to Oahu to investigate his father's murder and stays after Hawaii's governor persuades him to head up the new team: his rules, her backing, no red tape and full-blanket authority to hunt down the biggest 'game' in town."

                  OK, if you just threw up in your mouth a little bit, don't worry. It's not that bad. In fact, it's almost impossible to mess up a series shot on location in Hawaii and featuring Grace Park in a bikini. You would have to make it turn it into a sci-fi comedy to really mangle it. Although the first 15 minutes may have you thinking they've overdone it on the action steroids, the show calms down after that. You'll get Scott Caan as Danny "Danno" Williams and Daniel Dae Kim as Chin Ho Kelly. Park plays Kono Kalakaua.

                  There appears to be no Wo Fat of yet, which almost kills it, but perhaps he'll surface later....>>

                  Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... z1068Spray


                  NO WO FAT?!!!!
                  So Wo Fat showed up this week, but lamentably it's not Kigh Diegh!

                  Of course, since he died in '91, he can be forgiven.

                  Something I didn't know until I just IMDBed him: this epitome of the evil Red Chinese's real name was Kenneth Dickerson and he was of Anglo-Egyptian-Sudanese ancestry!

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                  • #24
                    Re: Hawaii Fitty

                    Originally posted by gh
                    So Wo Fat showed up this week
                    When they said his name, I almost blew my milk and cookies out through my nose! Then my wife said, "Who's he?" and I had to give her the 10-minute synopsis of MsGarrett's Lex Luthor! 8-)

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                    • #25
                      Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

                      I have seen most of the espisodes but the writers screwed up this week.. apparently, for the first time, I think, they could not figure out a scenario requiring Grace to grace a bikini.

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                      • #26
                        Re: Hawaii Five-Oooooh!

                        Wait just a dang minute... Wo Fat hosts the Iron Chef? Villainy beyond belief!

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