1973 Episode ‘Hookman’!!

Published at: Nov. 13, 2012, midnight CST by hercules

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When I read the EW headline “'Hawaii Five-0' to remake 'fan-favorite' episode of original series – EXCLUSIVE,” I knew – even though the original “Five-0” ran 284 episodes – it was going to be “Hookman,” the tale of a deranged amputee with ties to Steve McGarrett.

Michael O’Donoghue and Dan Aykroyd reference the episode early in this segment from Lorne Michaels' NBC-special-turned-motion-picture “Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video”:

“Star Trek” icon Peter Weller will both direct the episode and star as its title character.

Find all of Entertainment Weekly’s exclusive on the matter here. Aloha.


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