CBS Warmly Embraces The Retro Feel Of Its 'Hawaii Five-O' Reboot We briefly look at the credits sequence for CBS's new Hawaii Five-O, which suggests that the original's retro appeal isn't being abandoned quite yet.
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CBS Warmly Embraces The Retro Feel Of Its 'Hawaii Five-O' Reboot

As we discussed earlier today, CBS is launching a reboot of Hawaii Five-O starring Alex O'Loughlin and Daniel Dae Kim, among others. The obvious question with a show like this is usually how quickly it will work to distance itself from the tone and the possibly dated feel of the concept.

Here are the credits. Based on this alone, I think it's safe to say that CBS is going with the retro feel rather than fighting it.