Hawaii Five-0

E Uhi Ana Ka Wa I Hala I Na Mea I Hala - S10-E3

New this month Factual error: HPD's cyber unit is allegedly tracking an IP address, but the address onscreen starts with 258. Impossible, as IP addresses only go up to 255.

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E'ao lu'au a kualima - S9-E17

Factual error: A defibrillator is needed immediately. Adam runs to a storage closet and rummages around for a while, and finally finds a defibrillator deep under other things. This medical clinic is a public place. No one would ever bury an automated external defibrillator (AED) under other items in a storage room. AEDs would be visible and accessible for just such emergencies, as instructed on the devices themselves. (00:35:35)

toroscan

Pua a'e la ka uwahi o ka moe - S9-E7

Factual error: A 1932 haulage receipt is shown on screen. It says Hawaii, HI. There was no such abbreviation used for Hawaii until June 1963. The territory was spelled out in full. In June 1963 it was HAW, and then changed to HI in October 1963 with the advent of ZIP codes. (00:38:50)

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Pua a'e la ka uwahi o ka moe - S9-E7

Factual error: The episode refers repeatedly to a brand new 1941 Rolls Royce Phantom II. The Phantom II was discontinued in 1936. It should have been a Phantom III.

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No ke ali'i wahine a me ka 'aina - S7-E2

Factual error: Five-0 brings up a map of all nuclear power plants in Western Europe that is completely inaccurate - most of the trefoil markers in Great Britain are placed nowhere near nuclear installations, and has 3 in Ireland (which doesn't have any nuclear reactors).

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Mea Makamae - S2-E4

Factual error: Near the end as the pallbearers are passing, Joe White and Steve McGarrett salute "uncovered" (not wearing a hat). U.S. Naval personnel are required to be "covered" when saluting.

Mister Ed

Kai e'e - S1-E15

Factual error: The aircraft carrier towards the beginning is captioned as being the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), where Lt Rollins is stationed. It is obviously not the 'Big E', but a much smaller escort carrier or amphibious assault vessel. Notable differences are not only the sheer size difference, but also lacks the angled flight deck with the protruding catapult brakes, the second port side aircraft elevator and both the superstructure and bow shape are wrong.

Ikiiki i ka la o Keawalua - S9-E14

Factual error: A bomb maker is seen soldering a printed circuit board. He has a soldering iron in his left hand, and a voltmeter probe in his right. There is no reason to have a voltmeter probe on the board. First of all you would need a ground probe as well, not a soldering iron. Second, when you are soldering you need to feed the soldering iron with a soldering wire, which he is not doing. (00:20:15)

toroscan

Ke iho mai nei ko luna - S9-E13

Factual error: Full aluminum scuba tanks are 1.5 pounds negatively buoyant when full of breathing air. Two of them would be 3 pounds negative. Yet McGarrett is using them to propel him down to 127 meters as if they were very heavy weights. (00:37:25)

toroscan

Ke iho mai nei ko luna - S9-E13

Factual error: Three divers arrive at Neptune 1 submarine station where they test the atmosphere at 3% oxygen, 80% helium, 17% nitrogen. Breathing that much helium would make their voices quite high pitched. But their speech is normal. (00:14:30)

toroscan

Ke iho mai nei ko luna - S9-E13

Factual error: A Neptune 1 dweller is suffering from a panic attack. One of the Five-O members asks if they have any oxygen. Using pure oxygen at that depth could be fatal. At 14 atmospheres of pressure - the pressure of Neptune 1 - pure oxygen would definitely cause oxygen toxicity. Oxygen toxicity is a concern for scuba divers who dive beyond recreational depth limits, use gas blends such as enriched air nitrox, or use 100% oxygen as a decompression gas. Pulmonary oxygen toxicity causes a burning sensation in the trachea, coughing, shortness of breath, and eventually lung failure. (00:14:45)

toroscan

He Kane Hewa'ole - S1-E14

Factual error: Contrary to what Steve says, the U.S. do have an extradition treaty with France, which has been in effect since 2002.

Tanngrisnir

Kanaka Hahai - S6-E18

Factual error: In episode 17, Danny's Camaro is subjected to a number of bursts from a mini-gun, riddling it from stem to stern. In episode 18, Danny's daughter mentions that he had just had it repaired. There is no way an insurance company would not total that vehicle, since it would require replacing or using "Bondo" on virtually every body panel, not to mention mechanical repairs.

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He Kane Hewa'ole - S1-E14

Factual error: Kono is driving a 4-cylinder Chevy Cruze in pursuit of a V-8 Mustang, and manages to stay right behind it.

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I Ka Wa Ma Mua, I Ka Wa Ma Hope - S8-E10

Factual error: If you put explosives on drywall it will obliterate it, not put a small hole in it.

Show generally

Factual error: In Steve's office behind his desk is a model of CVN 65 USS Enterprise. The island superstructure is back to front with the Bridge actually facing the rear. This glaring error is present in all episodes to date.

Ohana - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In scene when Steve & Danny enter secret room, when shot pans across there is only a clipboard between the last middle and right side keyboards. Seven shots later, there is a mouse next to the clipboard. (00:21:00)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Trivia: McGarrett's father is named Jack in honor of Jack Lord, who played McGarrett in the original series.

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Suggested correction: The name of McGarrett's father is not Jack, it's John.

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Maybe not literally, but it's a common nickname for people named John. See John F. Kennedy and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.

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