Presenting, in the Center Ring...Murder
Season 7, Episode 12
Hawaii Five-O - Original
Air date December 10, 1974
Written by Jerome Coopersmith
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
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Presenting...In the Center Ring...Murder is the 12th episode of Season 7 in the original version of Hawaii Five-O


A top Chinese official is visiting Hawaii for an important conference. He wants to visit the circus, creating a massive security headache for Five-O. Meanwhile, Wo Fat has now broken from the Chinese government. He opposes how China is "on bended knee" to negotiate with the United States. As a result, Wo Fat has organized a complicated assassination plot.



  • 4th of 6 appearances of Wo Fat's right-hand man and chief assassin Mr. Chong.
  • Once again a cliffhanger escape for Wo Fat....when in fact, he is standing nearly right next to Steve McGarret!

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