TV Series | TV-PG | | Action, Adventure, Crime
The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator.
Prior to the series, Tom Selleck starred or co-starred on six different unsuccessful pilots for proposed shows.
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III:
Hawaii is one of those places that keeps topping itself - just when you think you'll never see a sunset as beautiful, there comes a sunrise that even Gauguin can only imagine. It kind of makes unemployment easier to take.
Jonathan Quayle Higgins III: Magnum...
Jonathan Quayle Higgins III: Oh, Magnum.
Thomas Sullivan Magnum III: Hi, ...
Hawaii has some of the most stringent firearms in the United States and has since statehood. It is nearly impossible to obtain a handgun permit and as of 2017 less than 200 people on ALL of the islands of the state. Yet the entire series shows all of the major characters both armed with handguns and freely carrying and using them. This would not be possible.
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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