COLUMBIA HOUSE VERSION (2 hours)

 

This is presumably the same as the 2-hour broadcast version, but I don't totally trust it, because there were slight discrepancies between some Columbia House tapes and the actual broadcast shows.

 

This show starts with 30-second teaser (excerpts of the show to come, mostly from second half) as follows:

 

Wo Fat confronts McGarrett

McGarrett is tortured by Wo

McGarrett and Suzie running

Danno, Chin and Blake walking down the street talking about toxin

McGarrett running with Suzie

McGarrett confesses (this is in color, in the show it is in black and white)

Blake's conference -- "We have decided to abandon the search for McGarrett"

McGarrett jumps from boat into water

 

Main titles (wave, stars of the show)

 

Show begins, "HONG KONG" title, followed by opening credits (director, writer, etc.)

 

McGarrett escapes from captivity on boat, is rescued, escapes from pursuers, has a flashback to Hawaii

 

First commercial break is after Wo Fat arrives at Honolulu Airport

 

Prior to the end credits, there is a bit of extra music not normally heard.

 

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KONG TV VERSION (2 part syndicated – tape from when the show was broadcast, not edited)

 

KONG was celebrated for running Five-O episodes VERY complete.

 

Show begins with Ferris wheel wave bumper (6 seconds)

 

Show begins, "HONG KONG" title, followed by opening credits with "Part 1" added below the main title in different font, as if superimposed with video

 

McGarrett escapes from captivity on boat, is rescued, escapes from pursuers, has a flashback to Hawaii

 

Main titles (wave, stars of the show) appears at 13:00, after Wo Fat gets in car at Honolulu airport; after the main titles, show continues with Wo in car.

 

End of part one is after McGarrett wakes up, climbs steps and meets Wo. There is a final credit -- Executive Producer Philip Leacock -- in a different font

 

End titles for part one are the same as end titles from the 2-hour version

 

Part two begins with Ferris wheel wave bumper (6 seconds)

 

There is a lengthy recap of part one, ending with McGarrett climbing steps and confronting Wo.

 

Opening credits at approx. 3:36: Nine Dragons Part 2, plus writer, director, etc. start just after the end of Part One's sequence where McGarrett climbs steps and meets Wo. These titles are in a different font

 

The scene continues with McGarrett ripping up confession paper and Wo telling his henchmen, "Let Mr. McGarrett's reconditioning begin."

 

Main titles (wave, stars of the show), approx. 6:25 to 7:20

 

View of Hong Kong airport with HONG KONG superimposed, Blake waits for McGarrett. When McGarrett doesn't show, he calls Danno.

 

Both parts one and parts two had one "Hawaii Five-O will continue" commercial bumper in the middle of the show.

 

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BALTIMORE TV VERSION (2 part syndicated – may have been edited by the person who sent it to me)

 

Begins with same 30-second teaser as Columbia House version (see above)

 

Main titles (wave, stars of the show),

 

Opening credits (same as Columbia House), McGarrett escapes, has flashback to Honolulu

 

Part one ends when McGarrett is shot with tranquilizer dart in car, he pitches forward, and there is a freeze frame with “Executive Producer Philip Leacock” in a different font

 

Prior to end titles, in the brief space where there is extra music in the Columbia House version, there is a superimposed title in different font -- "To be continued"

 

End titles for part one are the same as at end of 2-hour version.

 

Part two begins with same teaser as part one, followed by main titles and same opening credits as at beginning of part one (not in a different font).

 

First scene is when McGarrett wakes up from the effects of the tranquilizer at Wo Fat's.