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      Season 8 – Magnum, P.I.

      1987 Crime Drama List
      Reviews 100% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score This series makes the most of its Hawaiian setting by sending private eye Thomas Magnum all over Oahu righting wrongs -- at least when he isn't dealing with security at the posh estate (dubbed Robin's Nest) of absentee owner, and celebrated-but-unseen author, Robin Masters and clashing with stuffy British butler Higgins. T.C. and Rick, buddies from Magnum's days in the military, help him out with cases. Magnum is provided nearly unlimited use of many of Masters' luxury items, including a Ferrari. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jan 04 Buy Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Oct 7, 1987 Infinity and Jelly Doughnuts Magnum awakens from his coma, but friends and family do not believe he had an out-of-body experience. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 14, 1987 Pleasure Principle Appearances by ghostly Mac bedevil Magnum as he tries to understand why his personality traits are suddenly appearing in Higgins. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 28, 1987 Innocence ... A Broad A boorish client's perky fiancee (Janis Ward) appoints herself as Thomas' assistant on a case for Higgins. Details Episode 4 Aired Nov 4, 1987 Tigers Fan Magnum investigates the death of his close friend Lt. Tanaka, who may have been involved in illicit activities. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 11, 1987 Forever in Time Helping Higgins with a pageant, Magnum meets a mysterious beauty resembling a long-dead Hawaiian princess. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 18, 1987 The Love That Lies While protecting Carol during a sensitive trial, Thomas helps her through a personal crisis. Details Episode 7 Aired Jan 13, 1988 A Girl Named Sue Magnum and former bank teller Susan Johnson (Carol Burnett) each help rival siblings locate a missing will. Details Episode 8 Aired Jan 20, 1988 Unfinished Business A videocassette from old enemy Quang Ki (Richard Narita) sends Thomas on a grief-driven hunt for him and Col. Buck Greene. Details Episode 9 Aired Jan 27, 1988 The Great Hawaiian Adventure Company Magnum shelves plans for a lucrative business deal until he can get TC's errant son (Shavar Ross) out of jail. Details Episode 10 Aired Feb 10, 1988 Legend of the Lost Art The search for an ancient scroll leads Magnum, Higgins, Rick and TC to a cave and a thief who will do anything to obtain the document. Details Episode 11 Aired Feb 17, 1988 Transitions A killer stalks Higgins as he searches for Robin Masters' latest manuscript; Magnum gets unwanted help from Luther Gillis (Eugene Roche) Details Episode 12 Aired May 1, 1988 Resolutions While visiting family in Virginia, Thomas receives a phone call summoning him to Hawaii to help a former love. Details Episode 13 Aired May 8, 1988 Resolutions Trying to locate Linda Lee's assailant, Magnum becomes convinced Lily did not die in the car explosion. Details Next
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      Previous Stuart Galbraith DVDTalk.com The series gradually became surprisingly experimental, with Magnum often breaking the "fourth wall" and addressing the audience through the camera lens. And toward the end of its run it became downright mystical. 3.5/5 Feb 12, 2019 Full Review Josh Jackson Paste Magazine When every other adolescent male of the '80s and I grew up, we wanted the life of Tom Magnum... I never did figure out how to walk that particular career path, but it was fun to dream. Nov 9, 2018 Full Review Next
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      Previous Audience Member O MY GAWWD, The best season of all. Tom Selleck produces these episodes and the ideas are fresh, timeless, serious, funny and Tom looks great w his trimmed-up hair. He's finally a grown-up, but still has that 15 yr old's laugh. Good show ole boy! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Season 8 seems to be on a much more emotional and personal level than previous seasons. Probably because it was to be the last. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Corey Allen, Harry Harris, Burt Brinckerhoff, Ray Danton, Russ Mayberry, John C. Flinn III, Jackie Cooper
      Executive Producer
      Donald P. Bellisario, Glen A. Larson, Tom Selleck
      Screenwriter
      Jay Huguely, Chris Abbott, Stephen A. Miller, Jeri Taylor, Bruce Cervi, Kimmer Ringwald
      Network
      CBS
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Oct 7, 1987
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