A young singer is kidnapped shortly after a performance. The singer's father is a hotel magnate from the Mainland. However, the crime began as a hoax, and the two kidnappers are friends of the singer. Once the hotel magnate offers a big reward, the friends decide to collect -- at any cost.
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This episode makes this the first television show to portray the use of a CB radio. See more
Danny and McGarrett take a tape of the ransom demand to an audio engineer for analysis. Instead of playing the actual voice signal, they simply displayed a rounded off square wave across an oscilloscope so that even though the voice is changing, the display never moves. The audio engineer claims to see a high frequency signal when none is clearly there. Even so, it would have been better to use a spectrum analyzer instead of an oscilloscope. See more
Det. Steve McGarrett
THIS IS ONE BIG FAT HOAX!