Hawaii Five-O/The Capsule Kidnapping

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The Capsule Kidnapping
Airdate February 12, 1976
Production Number 1310-1729-0571
Written by Jack Epps, Jr.
Anderson G. House
Directed by Bernard McEveety
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Hawaii Five-OSeason Eight

The Capsule Kidnapping is the twenty-second episode of the eighth season of Hawaii Five-O.

Guest Stars: Bruce Boxleitner (Paul Colburn), Liam Sullivan (Dr. Philip Tolvar)

Special Guest Star: Suesie Elene (Asuko Sunada)

Co-Starring: Daniel Taba (Byong Sunahara), Sam Sanford (Himself), Bill Edwards (Jonathan Kaye), Al Eben (Doc), Harry Endo (Che Fong), Herman Wedemeyer (Duke), George M. Kennedy (Comm. Fredericks), Shawn Sherman (Tadashi Sunahara), Elizabeth Smith (Landlady), Michael Hasagawa (Shigemi), Norman Dupont (Victor), Robert Costa (Fish Store Owner), Ronald Nakahara (Dive Shop Owner)


Plot Overview

Two idealists plan to kidnap the son of a Japanese industrialist as a way to generate $1.5 million toward their dream of researching ways for man to live under the sea. They don't realize their confederate is really part of a Japanese terrorist group. She has no intention of letting the boy live. Five-O has to race against time. The kidnapped child is in an airtight capsule underneath the ocean and he has only a limited air supply.