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Hawaii Five-0 "Ai no i ka 'ape he mane'o no ko ka nuku" Episode Recap

Tani and Junior go under cover at a gym to track down a deadly batch of steroids; Danny and MacGarrett work as bodyguards for Danny's high maintenance ex-mother-in-law, a famous romance novelist with whom he has never gotten along.

This episode was very fun. I loved seeing all the characters have screen time. I would have loved it even more if they all worked on the same case together, but we finally got Steve and Danny time, so I can't complain at all.

Steve and Danny are going to be the bodyguard to Mandy, Danny's ex-mother-in-law. From the start, you can tell that Mandy can't stand Danny and at first you think it's because she's a rich stuck up person. But there's more to her attitude towards Danny then we first thought.

She was totally impressed (and attracted to, if I am not mistaken) to Steve. Who can blame her, right? Even to the point of making Danny jealous because no matter what Steve suggested, Mandy went for it. She's in town because she's doing a book signing.

After a blow up at Kamekona's from Danny, Mandy and Danny finally have the conversation they probably should have had a long time ago. It's not that Mandy didn't like Danny or thought he wasn't good enough for her daughter or that he didn't come from money. It was because that she was actually jealous that her daughter found someone and she had trouble finding the right guy to suit all her needs. That's why she has had so many divorces and couldn't stand Danny. Plus, Mandy asked if Danny still had feelings for Rachel and to stop toying with her daughters feelings. If he likes her, say it and get back together, if not, move on is basically what she said.

The Five-0 force caught a strange case that's for sure. In the beginning, we saw this guy, shirtless and going all sorts of crazy in the traffic until finally he decided to stand up to a semi and lost. What would make a guy act like this? I knew it had to be drugs, but what they found out was just plain weird.

They realized that the drugs were coming from a gym that Brad, the deceased, went to, like a lot, he kind of lived there it seemed. He was trying to get back into shape to play the sport he loved, baseball. But he couldn't quite get there after his injury and so he decided to start juicing. Until he found a bad batch that made you basically go crazy.

It all lead to this weird clinic and doctor. This doctor has even been suspended because of bad practice but somehow got his license back and still went into the bad practice ring. Guess he didn't learn his lesson the first time. He had this idea that he could stop aging and getting blood from Moses (the drug dealer) that would work with the process. Yeah, weird and gross. Grover finally got the guy, but not too fast. Tani almost lost her life in the process. If Adam and Junior hadn't found her in time, she would be no more.