Higgins asks Magnum to find a long-lost artifact, "The Lost Art of the Ancients" before it can fall into the wrong hands.
Did You Know?
Several times characters use the phrase lost ark by accident instead of lost art, and are corrected by Higgins. This was a play on Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981), for which Tom Selleck
had been considered for the role of Indiana Jones but turned it down to play Thomas Magnum. See more
When Magnum, Higgins and Connie flee the camp, there is a shot from the rear where one of the goons fires three times from close range at their stolen pick-up truck while they charge him. In the shots of the drive afterward, the windscreen is intact though. See more