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An ex-Navy SEAL returns home from Afghanistan and uses his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii.
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Series cast summary:
Jay Hernandez ...  Thomas Magnum 22 episodes, 2018-2019
Perdita Weeks ...  Juliett Higgins 22 episodes, 2018-2019
Zachary Knighton ...  Orville 'Rick' Wright 22 episodes, 2018-2019
Stephen Hill ...  Theodore 'TC' Calvin 22 episodes, 2018-2019
Amy Hill ...  Kumu 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Tim Kang ...  Detective Gordon Katsumoto 20 episodes, 2018-2019
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Thomas Magnum, a former Navy SEAL, is a private investigator. He lives in Hawaii, on the estate of multi-millionaire author Robin Masters, run by Juliett Higgins, a former MI6 agent. He has an uncanny knack of getting involved in cases involving major crimes. In these endeavours he is aided and abetted by his close friends Rick and TC. Written by grantss

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English

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24 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Hawaii, USA

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Set in the same universe as Hawaii Five-0 (2010), MacGyver (2016), JAG (1995), NCIS (2003), Scorpion (2014), NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), and NCIS: New Orleans (2014). See more »

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A Previous Reviewer Said it Best: "Magnum PC"
29 September 2018 | by RJBoseSee all my reviews

The original Magnum, PI, featured the physically imposing Tom Selleck as the lead role, a humble, likeable character trying to make it as a private investigator. Set in the 1980s, Magnum and his cohorts were Vietnam veterans, with Higgins, who managed the estate where Magnum stayed as a security consultant, an older WWII veteran of the British armed forces. Much of the charm of the show was the interplay and banter between Higgins and Magnum.

This remake is a travesty, They use the same music, the same helicopter, and the same cast names, but the new version superimposes the current PC dogma, rendering the show unwatchable to fans of the original, and presenting an uninterrupted stream of banal dialogue, ridiculous action sequences, and amateurish screenplay that will not win any new followers.

Magnum himself (6'4" WASP Tom Selleck) has been replaced by a diminutive hispanic actor. Rick, who in the original series was small and suffered from "a glass jaw" often to comedic effect, has been replaced by a new brawny version. The TC character, an African-American role, however, remains curiously consistent under the rules of this PC universe, although the new actor does not have the charm of the original. The most obnoxious casting change is to replace the curmudgeonly Jonathan Quayle Higgins as a yoga-practicing much younger British dish (who does not like tea). Why bother to leave Zeus and Apollo as dobermans?

The new PC Hollywood strictures are very much in evidence: Nuzo, the ill fated white former Marine friend of Magnum, TC and Rick, has an African-American wife, and mixed-race wide-eyed son to fulfill some of the new diversity requirements. There is no doubt about the ethnicity of the villains, however, who are not just caucasian, but are also former US Marines, for good measure- who waterboard people, just in case anyone has missed the ham-handed messaging incorporated into the script.

Will Ice Pick return as a trans-gender mobster? Luther Gillis as a St. Louis-based lesbian?

I won't bother watching to find out.


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