Hawaii Five-0’s 150th Episode Review: All McGarrett’s Women

TVOvermind | 11/5/2016 | Araceli Aviles
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Hawaii Five-0 celebrated its 150th episode by bringing together all the women in Commander Steve McGarrett’s life. Throw in steady girlfriend Lynn, former girlfriend/almost fiancee Catherine, and MIA CIA mother Doris, and the stage is set for one **** of an episode. Like the series’s 100th episode, the 150th aimed to close one chapter of McGarrett’s story. It succeeded, but in a much less violent way which was more about peaceful closure than finite endings.

McGarrett’s romantic evening with new love Lynn is interrupted by none other than his almost-fiancee Catherine. I’m trying to think of a more awkward moment in Steve’s life. I’m pretty sure there are worse, but this would definitely make the Top 5. The point of Catherine’s visit is to ask for help on behalf of Doris. The woman decided that it would be a good idea to try to break Wo Fat’s father out of a CIA Black site. As much as Steve resents his mother, he can’t leave her to rot. Danny tips off Five-0 that something sounds fishy, so everyone hops on a plane for Morrocco. Five-0 infiltrates the black site with a little involuntary help from a guard they kidnapped. Let’s just say the long-awaited mother-son reunion was physically painful.

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You think Steve is stubborn, we should remember where he gets it from. Doris refused to leave without Wo Fat’s father Yao, Five-0 must break him out as well. Luckily Doris didn’t go into this plan completely half-cocked. She had an exit strategy in play in the form of a hidden C4 charge. After a few scuffles, the team and escapees are able to blast their way out of the black site. Once free, Doris assures everyone that the secrets Yao has against his captors will keep them all safe from prosecution. He’s of...
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