TV Series | TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Crime
Tom Selleck and Mike Post (co-composer of the theme song) were classmates at Grant High School in Van Nuys, California.
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III:
Why did you quit?
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III: It wasn't anything earth shattering. I woke up one day, age 33, and realized I'd never been 23.
Despite being only a private detective, Magnum is involved in the deaths of at 15 people during the run of the series. Yet he never faces any criminal prosecution for this, even though at least three of these events were clearly cases of premeditated murder.
All episodes from the 1980-1981 season were altered for syndication. The original opening sequence and opening and closing themes were replaced by the more familar 1981-1988 opening sequence and opening and closing themes by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter.
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