Did Hawaii Five-0's Adam Go Too Far? 'He Has More to Lose Now Than Ever'

TVLine | 12/6/2019 | Matt Webb Mitovich
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The following contains spoilers from the Dec. 6 episode of CBS’ Hawaii Five-0.

This Friday on Hawaii Five-0, Adam Noshimuri made some brash decisions that may have forever altered his future — both on the task force, if not beyond.

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After Tamiko was kidnapped by Yakuza rivals, Adam defied Masuda — and lied to Five-0, taking a “sick” day — by getting involved in the hunt for those responsible. Along the way, a masked Adam dragged out of a bar someone with intel on the kidnappers, threw him into his car trunk, and delivered him to the Yakuza. Once Tamiko was returned and all the dust cleared, Masuda had been slain (assassinated?), thrusting underling Kenji into the top spot. And among Kenji’s first orders of business was to execute in cold blood that man Adam grabbed — making him indirectly responsible for the senseless death. Adam had barely a second to process the weight of that when Steve called and asked him to come to HQ ASAP — having learned from Duke that Adam’s watch was found at the bar.

Did Adam go too rogue in his well-meaning quest? And will it be at the cost of his job on the task force? TVLine spoke with Ian Anthony Dale about what’s next.

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TVLINE | We go to this well about once a season, pitting Adam against his past. What would you say makes this particular storyline about his Yakuza leanings different from any that came before it?

What will make this one different is I feel like he has more to lose now. I mean, there was always the risk of losing [then-wife] Kono if he couldn’t distance himself from the Yakuza. But with the team, he has earned their trust, they have welcomed him into the ohana, and he’s now putting all of that...
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