Lieutenant Tanaka is murdered and Magnum sets out to find his killer.
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In the beginning of the show the police are discussing an episode of "The Rockford Files" (1974) where the character of private investigator Lance White is driving Jim Rockford crazy because everything goes his way due more to luck than skill. Lance White was played by Tom Selleck
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In the beginning of the show the police discuss the Watergate Hearings and "The Rockford Files" both being on TV the night before. The hearings preceded Nixon's August, 1974 resignation; Rockford's first season started in September, 1974. The episode discussed is one of two featuring Tom Selleck as Lance White, but those episodes ran in 1978 and 1979. See more