Season 12

Episode Guide

Lion in the Streets

S12 E1
Oct 04, 1979
McGarrett finds himself caught in the crossfire as a faction of embattled Hawaiian natives take on the Island's underworld. The prism - control of a labor union and the 50th state's rich tourist business.

Who Says Cops Don't Cry?

S12 E2
Oct 11, 1979
Honolulu policewoman Lori Wilson is on the scene when her husband, Honolulu cop and Five-O recruit, Kevin Wilson, is gunned down by bandits.

Though the Heavens Fall

S12 E3
Oct 18, 1979
McGarrett goes after a unique secret ring of high-society vigilantes who are determined to see that justice is done, even if they have to do it themselves.

Signs of the Ram

S12 E4
Oct 25, 1979
Jayne Meadows guest stars as an astrologer whose ominous warnings tempt the skeptical Steve McGarrett to follow her clues in his investigation of a murder.

Good Help Is Hard to Find

S12 E5
Nov 01, 1979
Is the Five-O crew as foolish and inept as they are beginning to appear to the public?

Image of Fear

S12 E6
Nov 08, 1979
Someone apparently is trying to convince Joan Carter and everyone she knows that she is mentally ill and only imagining the frightening attacks on her life, but one of those people - Five-O boss Steve McGarrett - isn't buying it."

Use a Gun, Go to Hell

S12 E7
Nov 28, 1979
In a powerful episode playing upon the easy availability of handguns, McGarrett and his Five-O unit follow the trail of pain and death left by one of the weapons, hoping to recover it before it can wreak yet more havoc.

Voice of Terror

S12 E8
Dec 04, 1979
Steve McGarrett confronts a pair of political terrorists who are threatening to kill their policewoman hostage unless their demands are met.

The Shallow Grave

S12 E9
Dec 11, 1979
Steve McGarrett finds himself dealing with apparent psychic phenomena as he tries to trace the whereabouts of a jewel cache worth $2-million.

The Kahuna

S12 E10
Dec 18, 1979
When the inhabitants of a privately owned Hawaiian island dig up the remains of two young people and bury them at sea to insure that autopsies will not be performed, Steve McGarrett launches an investigation into the reputedly "accidental" deaths.


S12 E11
Dec 25, 1979
Steve McGarrett and his Five-O crew try to solve the kidnapping of a wealthy socialite, Mrs. Christine Ames, and at the same time, accommodate her husband, who declares that if the police are involved, the criminals will kill his wife.

School for Assasins

S12 E12
Jan 01, 1980
McGarrett and Kimo must stop a gang of trained assassins from disrupting a meeting of energy ministers.

For Old Times Sake

S12 E13
Jan 08, 1980
A aging crook decides to use dollar-bill printing plates he made to raise cash for a charity, but he fails to realize the trouble that this will cause.

The Golden Noose

S12 E14
Jan 15, 1980
Steve McGarrett senses evil in the air when Lon Tho, the Premire of Baradak arrives in Hawaii to retrieve $150-million in gold.

The Flight of the Jewels

S12 E15
Mar 01, 1980
Three bright young graduate students use radio-controlled airplanes and some homemade scientific creations to pull off the " impossible": the theft of the priceless royal jewels of Liliuokalani, the last reigning queen of Hawaii.

Clash of Shadows

S12 E16
Mar 08, 1980
The murder of a Nazi-hunter and discovery of a World War II medal set McGarrett and the team on the trail of a Nazi war criminal living in Honolulu.

A Bird in the Hand

S12 E17
Mar 22, 1980
Someone is waging a bloody vendetta against a band of innocuous birdwatchers. Although Steve McGarrett feels certain that slaughter will continue, he can't comprehend the "who" and "why" of the killer.

Morroville Covenant

S12 E18
Mar 29, 1980
Paul Burke guest stars as attorney David Lawrence, a political candidate whose promising bid for the U.S. Senate is endangered by the murder of a man who tried to blackmail him.

Woe to Wo Fat

S12 E19
Apr 05, 1980
In a desperate move to locate three world-famous scientists who have vanished, Steve McGarrett sets himself up to be kidnapped by assuming the identity of a fourth eminent scientist and is shocked to find himself once again locked in mortal combat with his eternal adversary, Wo Fat.