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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Magnum / ... 158 episodes, 1980-1988
...  Higgins / ... 158 episodes, 1980-1988
...  TC / ... 158 episodes, 1980-1988
...  Orville 'Rick' Wright / ... 158 episodes, 1980-1988
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Thomas Sullivan Magnum, IV is an ex-Navy "NIA" (ONI) Captain and Vietnam Special Ops veteran who resigned his commission at age 33 because he never got to be 23. On the beautiful Hawaiian islands, Magnum is a P.I. who enjoys life, his buddies and friends and who works just hard enough to keep it real. Written by LA-Lawyer

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Trivia

Aside from his trademark Detroit Tigers cap, Magnum also wore a US Navy ball cap. The name and logo were those of VMO-2, a unit located at Da Nang Air Base, a US military complex located in Vietnam during the war. It's the designation for Marine Corp Observation Squadron 2 which, really was based in Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam from 1965 to 1971. T.C. wears that ball cap as well. See more »

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Thomas Sullivan Magnum III: Thanks doctor, you're a lifesaver.
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III: Lifesaver... I'm a coroner.
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Great Show
30 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

The first couple of years the show had too work the glitches out. Once they got the formula right this was an entertaining show. There were some memorable stories, I like the one with his quarterback friend Darcy. This show had a budget that todays producers would salivate at. A Ferri, a chopper, a mansion, and great locations. Tom Selick grew as an actor in this series, and the 80's over the style is missed with todays shows. Who care's who gets voted off the island, or people making out in the bathroom on the show Friends, I rather watch a show with production vaule, professional actors, directing, and some fun. Time well spent on A&E


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