Hawaii Five-0
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Lanakila - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Steve asks Danny for background on Dana Thorpe, the phone receiver Danny is holding switches hands between shots. (00:13:30)

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Mai ka po mai ka 'oia'i'o - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: When Jerry visits the comic store, the girl behind the counter brings him a new batch of comics. In that frame, the register's screen in front of her has a new Microsoft Edge web opened. The camera then refocuses on Jerry and Grover. A few seconds later, the camera refocuses on the girl behind the counter showing the register's screen has something else opened. (00:25:05)

Hana Mao 'ole ka ua o Waianae - S9-E25

Character mistake: The bad guy escapes on a private jet, narrowly avoiding being run off the runway, and he breathes a sigh of relief, thinking he's got away with it. But anyone with half a brain would know full well that given the cops know the plane he's in and where he started from, it's no challenge at all to track him, and at an extreme scramble a fighter to escort him back / shoot him down.

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Hana Mao 'ole ka ua o Waianae - S9-E25

Character mistake: An escaping criminal steals an airplane and proceeds to take off. Let's not even discuss how a non pilot with just flight simulator time and no instruction could even do such a thing, especially starting it by watching a computer. What would never happen is that when confronted with a group of police cars in his way trying to prevent his takeoff, only then does he proceed to advance to full power. All takeoffs are done with full power from the beginning, otherwise you run the risk of never taking off at all. (00:31:40)

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Ke ala o ka pu - S9-E20

Other mistake: Outside the convenience store, the robber somehow manages to rapidly shoot at Danny 9 times from a 6 shooter.

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Ai no i ka 'ape he mane'o no ko ka nuku. - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: Jerry is briefing the team. He says that HPD processed "the van" and found... This is the first mention that HPD even found a van. They were looking with keys found on the victim to see if nearby vehicles would fit them, but there was no prior mention that they had found any vehicle at all. (00:08:50)

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

Other mistake: Lou Grover is searching an apartment when he comes across five silver-topped drug vials in a bag. He reaches in and takes four of them, and then declares he has found the drug dealer's inventory. Why did he leave one behind? (00:27:10)

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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)

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Ke iho mai nei ko luna - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: McGarett is going to free dive to Neptune 1 to take some scuba tanks to the crew below. We see him get in the water, and there is one tank ready to be passed to him. In the next shot he is being given the tanks, only now there are two. (00:37:10)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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Hala I Ke Ala O'i'ole Mai - S9-E11

Character mistake: Ensign Rollins is shown in her office in a flashback. Her boss comes up and addresses her as "Lieutenant Rollins". An Ensign (O-1) is not a Lieutenant (O-2 or O-3). (00:32:40)

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Hala I Ke Ala O'i'ole Mai - S9-E11

Continuity mistake: The McGarrett team is seen loading a US Coast Guard C-130H. Shortly thereafter, a takeoff shot shows a C-130, but it is not a Coast Guard aircraft. (00:08:10 - 00:11:00)

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Pio ke kukui, po'ele ka hale - S9-E10

Continuity mistake: Before the gunfight, Joe tells Steve not to wait too long to find someone. There's a shot of the boards over the window beside him, and they're fully intact. Seconds later, when he says "no visual", well before the gunfire actually starts, they're suddenly riddled with bullet holes.

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Mimiki Ke Kai, Ahuwale Ka Papa Leho - S9-E3

Continuity mistake: At the start, Meaghan Rath winds down her window and leans out to yell at the guy behind her. Leans back in, we cut to a shot outside the car and her window is instantly up.

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

Other mistake: This episode shows a newspaper article about a Rolls Royce Phantom involved in an accident/murder. The article specifies it is a black car with a red interior. When the car is dug up, it has a black interior. (00:37:45)

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

Continuity mistake: McGarett starts to work on a case file on his kitchen table. It is evening. His wrist watch says 9:13. The scene dissolves several times as he yawns and finally falls asleep. The wrist watch now says 9:10. (00:09:45)

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

Continuity mistake: Right at the beginning of the show McGarrett and Dano are driving. The left windshield wiper is missing, then it is there in the next shot. Then both wipers are missing missing a few seconds later. (00:00:50)

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He Lokomaika'i Ka Manu O Kaiona - S8-E20

Visible crew/equipment: You can see a crew member below Junior while he is trying to climb the side of a cliff. (00:18:30)

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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