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Hawaii Five-O

The Box (Season 1, Episode 16)
Not Rated
TV Episode | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In Oahu State Prison, cons led by Big Chicken want to bring Swanson to heel because he doesn't show enough respect for "the system." But Swanson manages to shoot one of his attackers with guns the cons had smuggled into the prison. Swanson...See moreIn Oahu State Prison, cons led by Big Chicken want to bring Swanson to heel because he doesn't show enough respect for "the system." But Swanson manages to shoot one of his attackers with guns the cons had smuggled into the prison. Swanson gathers up prison guards as hostages to try to get out of the prison. Swanson says if he's not let out, he'll start killing the hostages. McGarrett offers himself up as a hostage to try to head off bloodshed. Written by Bill Koenig See less
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Writers
Leonard Freeman (created by) (story) | John D.F. Black (teleplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Frank V. Phillips (as Frank Phillips)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 29, 1969

Release date
Jan 29, 1969 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Jack Lord
Det. Steve McGarrett Det. Steve McGarrett   See fewer
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James MacArthur
Danny Williams Danny Williams   See fewer
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Zulu
Kono Kono   See fewer
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Kam Fong
Chin Ho Chin Ho   See fewer
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Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Charlie Swanson Charlie Swanson   See fewer
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Gavin MacLeod
Big Chicken Big Chicken   See fewer
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Robert Doyle
Tommy (as Bob Doyle) Tommy (as Bob Doyle)   See fewer
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R.G. Armstrong
Capt. Wade Capt. Wade   See fewer
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Dave Donnelly
Dave (as David Donnelly) Dave (as David Donnelly)   See fewer
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Dan Leegant
Frank (as Daniel Leegant) Frank (as Daniel Leegant)   See fewer
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John Henry Russell
Dr. Patchett Dr. Patchett   See fewer
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Wayne Want
Sharpshooter Sharpshooter   See fewer
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Ted Nobriga
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 117 votes