'Hawaii Five-0' Sneak Peek: Asner returns

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A very exciting new episode heads our way on Monday, with Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (pictured) reprising his role as a diamond smuggler from a 1975 episode of the original series, now out of prison after serving a 30-year sentence. (See interview video, below.) Tom Sizemore (Capt. Fryer) and Taryn Manning (Mary Ann McGarrett) also return to their recurring roles.

The Plot: When McGarrett's sister is arrested for trying to smuggle $20 million worth of conflict diamonds, he and Chief Fryer reach out to August March, an ex-con who served 30 years for diamond smuggling, to help arrange a sting operation. Photo: Norman Shapiro/CBS)

Taking a sneak peek at the locations:

  • The car accident happens in the Kakaako neighborhood near downtown Honolulu.
  • Asner is seated at Gordon Biersch, the outdoor section by the Honolulu Harbor waterfront, at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.

More "where did they film it" on Monday! You can, as always, fly to all the top locations from Season 1 (updating with Season 2) on our "Hawaii Five-0" page on 3DHawaii.com.

Below, behind-the-scenes interviews with Sizemore, Asner and Scott Caan about Asner's return to the series.

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