The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.
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Thomas Sullivan Magnum, IV is an ex-Navy "NIA" (ONI) Captain and Vietnam Special Ops veteran who resigned his commission at age 33 because he never got to be 23. On the beautiful Hawaiian islands, Magnum is a P.I. who enjoys life, his buddies and friends and who works just hard enough to keep it real. Written by LA-Lawyer

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Thomas Magnum's weapon of choice is a Government model Colt 1911 A1 .45 cal. automatic pistol. When the need arises, he usually carries it tucked into the waistband of his pants, otherwise known as "Mexican carry." The Colt 1911 A1 was the standard issue U.S. military pistol during the Vietnam era, so it's reasonable to assume that it was his personal sidearm from his Navy days. See more »

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[repeated line]
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III: Now I know what you're thinking.
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Referenced in Boys from the Blackstuff: Yosser's Story (1982) See more »

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T. Magnum and the life of a slacker
17 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

Magnum, where can I start? well, during a summer of inactivity and unemployment I stumbled across this gem on daytime TV, after just one episode i was hooked, the powerful theme and the twitch of the eyebrows,I rearranged my schedule (job centre appointments, job interviews etc, etc) to fit in around Mr Sellecks greatest moment, it got so bad that I had the theme on my phone and would get my friends to phone me, they never understood but when genius enters your life what can you do? I watched the repeats recently and felt alive again, I think there's a bit of Higgins in us all! I even remember falling off my sofa when Bruce Forsyth turned up on a game show Rick was on, if only modern television met such high standards


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