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It's really very simple. One needs a Mercury Park Lane because one also needs Steve McGarrett's hairdo. And a sidekick named Danno. And an adversary named Wo Fat. Come on, who doesn't wanna be able to hit the barroom and claim they put one over on Wo Fat? We can pretty much guarantee that's why Buford T. Justice kept pursuing the Bandit across state lines. It had nothing to do with restoring Junior's honor; it's that he knew he'd never have a chance to say "Freeze!" and have anyone named Wo Fat get numb in the vicinity of Texarkana in 1977, leaving Bo Darville as the next-best target. Click through for a random video of the best song ever written about Hawaii Five-O.

A Tale of McGarrett's Mercury

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