Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)

Who Is Don Luis Higgins... and Why Is He Doing These Terrible Things to Me? 

Higgins' life is turned upside down when a man claiming to be his half brother shows up at a Hawaiian Islands chess tournament.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Johnson
President Manuel Ebenez
Gillian Dobb ...
Albert Stanley Higgins (as Anthony M. LaPaglia)
Kanani Choy ...
Postal Lady
Devon Guard ...
Laurie, Waitress at the Hotel
Ernest Chan ...
Nyle Hallman ...
Edward B. Randolph ...
King Fernando Mongueo
Caron Aquino ...
Dona Ana
Cecilio Rodriguez ...
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Higgins hosts the Hawaiian Islands World Class Invitational Chess Tournament reception. Meanwhile, Magnum investigates death threats to the president of Costa De Rosa, who is at the islands attending the tournament. Higgins' life is turned upside down when a man claiming to be his half brother Don Luis Mongueo - and rightful heir to the throne of Costa De Rosa - appears. And as Magnum investigates the death threats against the president of Costa De Rosa, he discovers there may more to Don Luis Mongueo than meets the eye. Written by Christopher D.

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20 March 1986 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Features Higgins' father, Albert Stanley Higgins. See more »


Magnum: [Unsure if he's speaking to the real Higgins] Tell me a story. The Gunga Din story.
Higgins: For God's sake, Magnum, this is hardly the time...
Magnum: If you're Higgins any time is the time, the Gunga Din story, NOW!
Higgins: [Fuming] Malaysia, 1943, our regiment was hopelessly outnumbered and facing certain death. In our ranks was a young lieutenant, Ian Bowerly, and during a lull in the battle, he recited "Gunga Din," I suppose to keep up our courage for facing the inevitable. His eloquent recitation grew increasingly ...
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