The season nine premiere of Hawaii Five-0 may seem familiar. TVLine reports the CBS TV show will pay homage to the original series’ pilot this fall.
A reboot of the hit ’70s series, the action drama stars Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath, Beulah Koale, Jorge Garcia, Chi McBride, Taylor Wily, Dennis Chun, and Kimee Balmilero.
Take a sneak peek and read more info below:
The Episode, Titled “Cocoon,” Is a Retelling of the Original Series’ Pilot Episode and Was Written by the Late Leonard Freeman, Creator of the Original “Hawaii Five-O,” and Current Executive Producer Peter M. Lenkov
Mark Dacascos Returns as McGarrett’s Nemesis, Wo Fat
“Ka ʻōwili ʻōka’i” – After Steve’s CIA agent friend is killed, McGarrett lets himself be captured by the group he thinks is responsible and endures a torturous sensory deprivation tank to find the killer. Also, Tani wrestles with whether or not she will tell McGarrett about the murder weapon she found at Adam’s house, on the ninth season premiere of HAWAII FIVE-0, Friday, Sept. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The episode, titled “Cocoon,” is a retelling of the original series’ pilot episode and was written by the late Leonard Freeman, creator of the original “Hawaii Five-O,” and current executive producer Peter M. Lenkov. Mark Dacascos returns as McGarrett’s nemesis, Wo Fat.
(“Ka ʻōwili ʻōka’i” is Hawaiian for “Cocoon”)”
What do you think? Do you watch Hawaii Five-0? Are you excited for the new season?