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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Release Date:
11 December 1980 (USA) See more »
Plot:
The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. Full summary »
Awards:
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 32 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 265)

Tom Selleck ... Magnum / ... (158 episodes, 1980-1988)

John Hillerman ... Higgins / ... (158 episodes, 1980-1988)

Roger E. Mosley ... TC / ... (158 episodes, 1980-1988)

Larry Manetti ... Orville 'Rick' Wright / ... (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
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Series Directed by
Michael Vejar (14 episodes, 1981-1985)
Ivan Dixon (13 episodes, 1982-1986)
Ray Austin (12 episodes, 1981-1986)
Russ Mayberry (12 episodes, 1984-1988)
Alan J. Levi (9 episodes, 1982-1987)
Lawrence Doheny (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
John Llewellyn Moxey (6 episodes, 1984-1986)
Harry Harris (6 episodes, 1985-1988)
Winrich Kolbe (5 episodes, 1981)
Virgil W. Vogel (5 episodes, 1983-1986)
Burt Brinckerhoff (5 episodes, 1986-1988)
Bernard L. Kowalski (4 episodes, 1983-1987)
Harvey S. Laidman (4 episodes, 1983-1986)
Sidney Hayers (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
Leo Penn (3 episodes, 1982-1986)
James Frawley (3 episodes, 1982-1984)
David Hemmings (3 episodes, 1984-1985)
Jerry Jameson (3 episodes, 1985-1986)
Donald P. Bellisario (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Roger Young (2 episodes, 1980)
Robert Loggia (2 episodes, 1981)
Harry Falk (2 episodes, 1983)
Georg Stanford Brown (2 episodes, 1984)
Arthur Allan Seidelman (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Tony Wharmby (2 episodes, 1986)
Ray Danton (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jackie Cooper (2 episodes, 1987)
John C. Flinn III (2 episodes, 1987)
 
Series Writing credits
Donald P. Bellisario (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Glen A. Larson (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Reuben Leder (31 episodes, 1981-1986)
Chris Abbott (20 episodes, 1983-1988)
Jay Huguely (19 episodes, 1983-1988)
Robert Hamilton (12 episodes, 1981-1987)
Bruce Cervi (9 episodes, 1985-1987)
Babs Greyhosky (8 episodes, 1980-1982)
Rob Gilmer (7 episodes, 1982-1984)
Andrew Schneider (6 episodes, 1981-1983)
Rogers Turrentine (4 episodes, 1981-1984)
Nick Thiel (4 episodes, 1983-1984)
Stephen A. Miller (4 episodes, 1987-1988)
Chas. Floyd Johnson (3 episodes, 1984-1987)
Jeri Taylor (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Diane Frolov (2 episodes, 1981)
Frank Lupo (2 episodes, 1981)
J. Miyoko Hensley (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Steven Hensley (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Richard Yalem (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
Louis F. Vipperman (2 episodes, 1983)
Jill Donner (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Deborah Pratt (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Phil Combest (2 episodes, 1985)

Series Produced by
Donald P. Bellisario .... executive producer (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Glen A. Larson .... executive producer (152 episodes, 1980-1988)
Tom Greene .... producer (134 episodes, 1981-1988)
Chas. Floyd Johnson .... supervising producer / co-executive producer / ... (117 episodes, 1982-1988)
Rick Weaver .... co-producer / producer / ... (111 episodes, 1980-1988)
David Bellisario .... associate producer (63 episodes, 1984-1987)
Reuben Leder .... producer / co-producer (60 episodes, 1982-1985)
Chris Abbott .... supervising producer / co-producer / ... (55 episodes, 1984-1988)
Tom Selleck .... producer / executive producer (52 episodes, 1985-1988)
Jay Huguely .... producer / co-producer (41 episodes, 1985-1987)
Gilbert M. Shilton .... associate producer (33 episodes, 1980-1982)
Douglas Green .... producer: Hawaii / producer / ... (30 episodes, 1981-1982)
J. Rickley Dumm .... producer / associate producer (24 episodes, 1980-1982)
Andrew Schneider .... producer: Hollywood / producer: in Hollywood (21 episodes, 1981-1982)
Douglas Benton .... supervising producer: Hollywood / supervising producer: in Hollywood (21 episodes, 1983-1984)
Jill Donner .... co-producer (20 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mark R. Schilz .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1987-1988)
Walton Dornisch .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
Stephen A. Miller .... producer (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
Jeri Taylor .... producer (13 episodes, 1987-1988)
Joel Rogosin .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 1982)
John David .... associate producer (9 episodes, 1987)
Nick Thiel .... co-producer (2 episodes, 1983-1984)
 
Series Original Music by
Mike Post (154 episodes, 1980-1988)
Pete Carpenter (152 episodes, 1980-1988)
Ian Freebairn-Smith (4 episodes, 1980)

Velton Ray Bunch (unknown episodes)
Garry Schyman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
William Gereghty (49 episodes, 1982-1985)
John C. Flinn III (45 episodes, 1985-1988)
Frank Raymond (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
Sherman Kunkel (6 episodes, 1981-1982)
Woody Omens (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
Isidore Mankofsky (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
Peter Salim (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
J. Barry Herron (2 episodes, 1980)
Lloyd Ahern II (2 episodes, 1987)

Duke Callaghan (unknown episodes, 1983)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bob Kagey (37 episodes, 1981-1988)
Douglas Ibold (25 episodes, 1980-1985)
Michael Berman (16 episodes, 1980-1984)
Arthur W. Forney (16 episodes, 1984-1988)
Kurt Hirschler (10 episodes, 1984-1986)
Ed Guidotti (9 episodes, 1980-1982)
Peter Ishkanian (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
Bill Luciano (5 episodes, 1986-1987)
Mario Di Gregorio (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Jeff Gourson (3 episodes, 1982-1983)
Albert J.J. Zúñiga (2 episodes, 1980)

Leon Ortiz-Gil (unknown episodes, 1983)
Mark Newman (unknown episodes, 1987-1988)
Dianne Ryder-Rennolds (unknown episodes, 1987-1988)
Ron Rutberg (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Donna Dockstader (89 episodes, 1982-1988)
Mark Malis (23 episodes, 1981-1982)
Eleanor Ross (8 episodes, 1981)
Simon Ayer (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jack Hogan (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gary Barton (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Production Design by
Archie J. Bacon (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
 
Series Art Direction by
Louis Montejano (62 episodes, 1981-1986)
Archie J. Bacon (40 episodes, 1984-1987)
Frank Grieco Jr. (17 episodes, 1980-1984)
Adrian Gorton (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Charles R. Davis (2 episodes, 1980)
Bill Taliaferro (1 episode, 1985)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Buck Henshaw (55 episodes, 1980-1983)
Rick Romer (41 episodes, 1983-1986)
Mary Ann Biddle (24 episodes, 1986-1988)
Philip Leonard (3 episodes, 1983)
John M. Dwyer (2 episodes, 1980)

Robert De Vestel (unknown episodes, 1983)
 
Series Costume Design by
Charles Waldo (18 episodes, 1980-1981)
Charlene Tuch (2 episodes, 1988)

Brienne Glyttov (unknown episodes, 1981)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jan Van Uchelen .... hair stylist (78 episodes, 1980-1984)
Lon Bentley .... makeup artist / makeup department head (14 episodes, 1981-1988)
Albert Jeyte .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1984-1988)
Pete Altobelli .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1980)
Dagmar Loesch .... hairstylist (2 episodes, 1980)
Holly Donahue .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1986)
Jim Kail .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1988)
Susan Schuler-Page .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1988)

Michael F. Blake .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Mark R. Schilz .... unit production manager (78 episodes, 1982-1988)
Bruce L. Shurley .... unit production manager (67 episodes, 1983-1987)
Bill Carroll .... unit production manager (39 episodes, 1980-1982)
James A. Westman .... unit production manager (19 episodes, 1982-1983)
G. Warren Smith .... unit production manager (8 episodes, 1987)
Robert G. Stone .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 1980)

Art Seidel .... unit production manager (unknown episodes, 1983)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Burt Burnam .... second assistant director (41 episodes, 1985-1988)
Robert M. Williams Jr. .... second assistant director (38 episodes, 1985-1987)
Ryan Gordon .... second assistant director / assistant director (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
Bruce L. Shurley .... first assistant director (22 episodes, 1980-1983)
Joseph A. Ingraffia .... second assistant director / first assistant director (20 episodes, 1983-1986)
J. David Jones .... second unit director (19 episodes, 1982-1983)
Lewis Stout .... second assistant director (19 episodes, 1982-1983)
James Dillon .... second assistant director (16 episodes, 1982-1983)
Brett Crutcher .... second assistant director (16 episodes, 1984-1985)
Steven Tramz .... second assistant director (15 episodes, 1984-1985)
David L. Beanes .... first assistant director / second assistant director (13 episodes, 1982-1984)
Douglas E. Wise .... first assistant director (13 episodes, 1986-1988)
Mark R. Schilz .... first assistant director (12 episodes, 1981-1983)
Carl Olsen .... first assistant director (12 episodes, 1981)
Allen DiGioia .... second assistant director (11 episodes, 1983-1984)
D. Scott Easton .... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1986-1987)
Kevin G. Cremin .... first assistant director (9 episodes, 1983-1985)
Peter Gries .... first assistant director (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
John Liberti .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 1984-1985)
Paul Cajero .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 1981-1982)
Richard Graves .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1985)
Carole Keligian .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1982)
Gary Rogers .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1987-1988)
Donald P. Bellisario .... second unit director (2 episodes, 1980)
Tom Connors .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1980)

David Menteer .... first assistant director (unknown episodes, 1983)
James Lansbury .... second assistant director (unknown episodes, 1988)
Bob Minor .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Kenneth K. Sato .... construction coordinator (157 episodes, 1980-1988)
Craig Binkley .... property master (23 episodes, 1980-1988)
Sharon E. Alshams .... lead set designer (16 episodes, 1984)
Douglas M. Keenan .... property master (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
Dave Margolin .... painter (4 episodes, 1980-1981)

Richard Dinieri .... property master (unknown episodes)
Scott Ejercito .... assistant propmaster (unknown episodes)
Robert Ikeda .... constructor (unknown episodes)
Ed Keyes .... property master: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Thomas E. Allen .... boom operator / sound mixer (83 episodes, 1980-1987)
Rich Dodge .... sound effects editor / sound editor (68 episodes, 1981-1985)
Stan Gordon .... sound / sound mixer (68 episodes, 1983-1988)
Glenn Hoskinson .... sound editor (43 episodes, 1985-1988)
Lee Alexander .... sound (37 episodes, 1980-1982)
Jerry Jacobson .... adr editor (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Anthony Magro .... sound effects editor (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
James F. Rogers .... sound (16 episodes, 1982-1983)
Claude Riggins .... sound (3 episodes, 1983)
James R. Alexander .... sound (2 episodes, 1980)
Charles E. Moran .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 1980)
Don Sharpless .... sound (2 episodes, 1983)

Tom Gerard .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Earl Madery .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
T.A. Moore Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
B. Tennyson Sebastian II .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Jerry Trent .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Orlando Delbert .... motion graphic artist (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Stunts
Bob Minor .... stunt coordinator (90 episodes, 1980-1988)
Charlie Picerni .... stunt coordinator / stunts (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Eddie Braun .... stunts (11 episodes, 1985-1988)
Marvin Walters .... stunt coordinator (6 episodes, 1981)
Marian Green .... stunts (4 episodes, 1984-1988)
Tom Lupo .... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Tom Selleck (3 episodes, 1980-1988)
John Sistrunk .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
Larry Holt .... stunts (3 episodes, 1984-1988)
Khristian Lupo .... stunt performer / stunts (3 episodes, 1987-1988)

Jean Coulter .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tom Elliott .... stunts (unknown episodes)
James Winburn .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Riggs Murdock .... assistant camera (65 episodes, 1982-1985)
Doug Mathias .... gaffer (32 episodes, 1981-1982)
Nick Papanickolas .... dolly grip (20 episodes, 1985-1986)
Gary Baum .... assistant camera (12 episodes, 1987-1988)
Robert Van Der Kar .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 1980-1981)
Rick Fee .... assistant camera (4 episodes, 1981)

Stan McClain .... aerial camera operator (unknown episodes, 1982-1983)
Patrick Murray .... best boy electric (unknown episodes, 1985-1988)
Howard Block .... director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)
Jon L. Kunkel .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Harriet Margulies .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Douglas Olivares .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Margaret Doversola .... casting: Hawaii (69 episodes, 1981-1988)
Jack Hogan .... casting: Hawaii (31 episodes, 1981-1983)
Donna Dobies .... casting: Hawaii / casting: (Hawaii (19 episodes, 1980-1982)
Donna Dockstader .... casting (2 episodes, 1984-1985)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Gilmore .... costume supervisor (120 episodes, 1980-1988)
Charlene Tuch .... costume supervisor (39 episodes, 1985-1988)
Kathe James .... set costumer (33 episodes, 1986-1988)
Norma Brown .... costume supervisor (28 episodes, 1983-1985)
Linda Serijan .... costume supervisor (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Susan Smith .... costume supervisor (17 episodes, 1980-1982)
Denita Del Signore .... costume supervisor (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Grace Kuhn .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1980)
Lawrence Richter .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1980)

Wingate Jones .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ron Nichols .... colorist: digital remastering (149 episodes, 1980-1988)
Steve Johnson .... colorist (41 episodes, 1981-1984)
Jane Kass .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1987-1988)

Richard Brassaw .... assistant film editor (unknown episodes, 1982)
Ken Latka .... film transfer colorist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Morrie McNaughton .... music editor / music supervisor (120 episodes, 1980-1988)
Ron S. Herbes .... first assistant music editor (42 episodes, 1983-1985)
Jerry Grant .... composer: additional music (22 episodes, 1980-1987)
Ian Freebairn-Smith .... composer: theme / composer: theme music (6 episodes, 1980-1981)
Arnold Schwarzwald .... music editor (2 episodes, 1980)
John Caper Jr. .... supervising music editor (2 episodes, 1988)
Douglas M. Lackey .... music editor (2 episodes, 1988)
 
Series Transportation Department
Mark White .... transportation (3 episodes, 1981)
 
Series Other crew
Randy Spangler .... location manager (158 episodes, 1980-1988)
Scott E. Hart .... animal supervisor / animal supervision / ... (54 episodes, 1981-1988)
J. David Jones .... aerial coordinator / pilot (50 episodes, 1980-1985)
Steve Kux .... aerial coordinator / location pilot / ... (39 episodes, 1984-1988)
Carol Gillson .... assistant: executive producer / assistant to the executive producer (34 episodes, 1982-1984)
Reuben Leder .... creative consultant / story editor (31 episodes, 1981-1986)
Jay Huguely .... executive story consultant / story editor / ... (30 episodes, 1983-1987)
Bruce Cervi .... story editor / executive story consultant (24 episodes, 1986-1988)
Rob Gilmer .... executive script consultant (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
Phil Combest .... story editor (17 episodes, 1984-1985)
Rick Weaver .... production associate (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Karl Lewis Miller .... animal supervisor (12 episodes, 1980-1981)
Chris Abbott .... executive story consultant (12 episodes, 1983-1984)
Ken Pettus .... story editor (11 episodes, 1980-1981)
Louise Dushkin .... technical advisor (2 episodes, 1985)
James Grimshaw .... technical advisor (2 episodes, 1985)
Gerri Char .... assistant to co-executive producer (2 episodes, 1988)
Pamela Gossage .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1988)
Art Smith Jr. .... production staff (2 episodes, 1988)

Beau Vanden Ecker .... helicopter pilot (unknown episodes)
Harriet Margulies .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
Robert Van Der Kar .... this episode is dedicated to camera technician, who died during its filming (1 episode, 1981)
Pete Carpenter .... in memory of (1 episode, 1987)
 

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Runtime:
48 min (164 episodes)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | Singapore:PG | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Magnum's date of birth is January 5, 1946.See more »
Quotes:
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III:[referring to the Navy] Why did you quit?
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III:It wasn't anything earth shattering. I woke up one day, age 33, and realized I'd never been 23.
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FAQ

How many siblings does Higgins have?
What happens in the ending?
Is Higgins really Robin Masters?
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Best series of the early eighties, 19 November 2002
Author: Alex-372 from The Hague, The Netherlands

Magnum P.I. was the best series of the early eighties. Sometimes the stories were weak (too often, especially in the 2nd season), and the acting hokey, and in the first season the production values were laughable.

However, if it had even an ok storyline, the performances of TC, Rick, Higgins and especially Tom Selleck would emanate with charm, humor, and often believable action.

However, what was most memorable (especially for me, stuck on a horrifyingly dreary school routine), were the open seas, the open skies and general tropical landscape. And of course most importantly, every week a crime or mystery would be solved.

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