Magnum, p.i. (1983) – Distant Relative and Limited Engagement 

Things get a little tough between Thomas (Tom Selleck) and Rick (Larry Manetti) in this week’s first episode, Distant Relative, which aired 20 October, 1983. It was written by Nick Thiel. This is another one of those episodes that, if the series had been serialized, like those today, would probably have had an impact on…

Magnum, p.i. (1983) – Luther Gillis: File #521 and Smaller Than Life

  It’s Thursday, time to go back to Hawaii (I miss Hawaii)! Eugene Roche makes the first of 5 appearances as Luther Gillis, a fellow private investigator from St. Louis, in Luther Gillis: File #521, written by Reuben Leder, with an original airdate of 6 October, 1983. Thomas (Tom Selleck) is working on the case…

Magnum, p.i. (1982) – Almost Home and Heal Thyself

  Almost Home, the first episode up this week for Magnum (Tom Selleck) is a great one. Written by Alan Cassidy and Rob Gilmer this one had an original airdate of 9 December, 1982. While Higgins (John Hillerman) and Agatha (Gillian Dobb) are hard at work on a float for a parade, Thomas is hired…

Magnum, p.i. (1982) – Mr. White Death and Mixed Doubles

  Thomas (Tom Selleck) finds himself wrestling with an old man, and catching up with an old flame in this week’s sojourn to Hawaii! First up is Mr. White Death, which aired 18 November, 1982, and was penned by Ruben Leder. Ernest Borgnine guest stars as Mr. White Death, himself, Earl Gianelli. A former wrestling champ, he…

Magnum, p.i. (1982) – Past Tense and Black on White

  Things are rough in Hawaii this week for Thomas (Tom Selleck) and the guys! First up is Past Tense, which originally aired 21 October, 1982 and was written by Reuben Leder. It features an appearance by Ice Pick (Walter Chotzen) but the role was later recast. When conflicting schedules cause T.C. (Roger E. Mosley)…

Magnum, P.I. (1981) – Don’t Say Goodbye & The Black Orchid

  Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck) is back at it this week, with this double dose of episodes. First up is Don’t Say Goodbye, which features Ted Danson as a guest star. This one was written by Babs Greyhosky and T.J. Miles, who penned the original story. It aired 26 March, 1981. Thomas is called to…