Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
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The Arrow That Is Not Aimed 

A Japanese Samurai warrior brings an antique plate to Hawaii that Robin Masters had purchased. The Samurai is attacked, the plate is stolen and Robin wants TM to recover it.

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A Japanese Samurai warrior brings an antique plate to Hawaii that Robin Masters had purchased. The Samurai is attacked, the plate is stolen and Robin wants TM to recover it.

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Magnum acts like he doesn't know what seppuku is BUT in the episode in season two, episode 9 entitled the taking of Dick McWilliams, he mentions it to Dick McWilliams' father in law with regards to Dick McWilliams' wife committing Seppuku See more »

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Very good, Magnum-san, very good!
21 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Magnum gets a crash course this week in the mystifyingly black-and-white Japanese culture when he's joined by an honest-to-god Samurai (Mako) who's dead set on recovering a stolen piece of art. This one's cool because it shows what makes the warrior tick, what drives him and how it can utterly stymie a Westerner like Magnum that a man could so easily take his own life for failing to protect a porcelain plate. But the two develop a mutual appreciation over the course of this case, and we get an honest portrayal of the warrior mindset.

Also, I just realized James "The Muppet Movie" Frawley directed this.

That's awesome.

7/10


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