A woman jumps out of a car during a high-speed chase and suffers fatal injuries. She is wearing an expensive stud earring that is part of a large cache of jewelry stolen from a foreign consulate. Under pressure from the state attorney general to recover the jewelry, McGarrett goes undercover in a California county jail and participates in a prison break.
Stars: Jack Lord (Steve McGarrett), James MacArthur (Danny Williams), Zulu (Kono Kalakaua), Kam Fong (Chin Ho Kelly)
Guest star: Morgan White (Attorney General Walter Stewart), Richard Denning (Governor Paul Jameson) , James Patterson (Dave Barca, Don Knight (Steve Larsen), Robert Harker (Guard), Robert Costa (Technician), Josie Over (Celeste Caro), Ed Fernandez (Consul), Ysabel MacCloskey (Landlady), Peter Donahoe (Deputy Captain), Howard Y. Miyake (Priest), Edward Dew (Detective)