Magnum, P.I.: Season 7, Episode 7

Paper War (12 Nov. 1986)

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Magnum and Higgins engage in an all out prank war leading to Magnum finally accusing Higgins of being Robin Masters.



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Gillian Dobb ...
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Magnum and Higgins engage in an all out prank war leading to Magnum finally accusing Higgins of being Robin Masters.

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While Magnum and Higgins are trapped in the elevator, Magnum accuses Higgins of being Robin Masters and the unseen writer is an actor which Magnum suggests is Orson Welles. An inside joke since Orson Welles does indeed provide the voice of Robin Masters See more »

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This episode represents what the show is all about. Playful banter. Childish behavior. Danger. Mystery. Silliness. Friendship. That all sounds cheesy in print but the back and forth between Higgins and Magnum has always been a staple of the series and this ep really brings that into focus. Their continuous back and forth, upping the ante with each childish prank until they find themselves in a life and death situation in an elevator. And after seasons of speculation, it's great to see Magnum finally accuse Higgins and being Mr Masters all along. Now I haven't seen the rest of the series yet, but somehow I doubt that'll ever be resolved. Because if I've learned anything from Magum so far it's that not all cases get a finite conclusion.

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