1997: Gov. Danno gets shot in unsold Hawaii Five-O pilot

We’ve mentioned before how there was an unsuccessful attempt to revive Hawaii Five-O.

A clip from that effort has surfaced on YouTube. It shows Gov. Dan “Danno” Williams (James MacArthur) being shot during a public appearance. This event causes retired members of the classic Five-O team to collaborate with new Five-O members to solve the crime. That includes Chin Ho Kelley (Kam Fong). Problem: Chin Ho was killed at the end of season 10 of the original show — something that escaped writer Stephen J. Cannell, who had never written for the original series.

Take a look:

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One Response

  1. […] As we’ve written before, CBS produced a 1997 pilot for a revival that was never broadcast. […]

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