Hawaii Five-O/The Box

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The Box
Season 1, Episode 16
Airdate January 29, 1969
Production Number 1729-0220
Teleplay by John D.F. Black
Story by Leonard Freeman and
John D.F. Black
Directed by Seymour Robbie
Produced by Sidney Marshall
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Hawaii Five-OSeason One

The Box is the sixteenth episode of the first season of Hawaii Five-O.

Starring: Jack Lord (Steve McGarrett)

with James MacArthur (Danny "Danno" Williams), Zulu (Kono Kalakaua), Kam Fong (Chin Ho Kelly)

Guest Stars: Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Carl Swanson), Gavin MacLeod (Big Chicken)

Co-Starring: Bob Doyle (Tommy)

and R.G. Armstrong (Captain Wade)

Eddie Sherman (Sherm), Wes Young (Wes), David Donnelly (Dave), Bert Darr (Bert), Al Harrington (Toshi), Daniel Leegant (Frank), Clarence Garcia (Glen), Nephi Hanneman (Gus), John Henry Russell (Dr. Patchett), Kalani Kinimaka (Jim), Wayne Want (Sharpshooter), John Farias (Ed)


Plot Overview

During a visit to the State Prison, McGarrett is caught in the middle of a riot and left at the mercy of a criminal he sent to prison.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Gavin MacLeod reprises his role as drug pusher 'Big Chicken' from the earlier episode "...And They Painted Daisies on His Coffin", where McGarrett arrested him for 'contributing to the delinquency of a minor'.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments