Former Naval Intelligence officer Thomas Magnum resigns his commission to become a private investigator on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He lands a home in the guest house on the estate of millionaire author Robin Masters in exchange for testing the estate's security, but is forced to work under the ever watchful eye of Jonathan Higgins who has control of two dogs Zeus and Apollo.
Last Episode08x13 Resolutions (Part 2) Aired: May. 01, 1988
Magnum continues his search for Linda's attacker---and his daughter Lily; T.C. has a surprise visitor at the airport.
- Thomas Sullivan Magnum
- Jonathan Quayle Higgins III
- Theodore 'TC' Calvin
- Orville 'Rick' Wright
- Agatha Chumley
Series Fun Facts
- Before this show, Tom Selleck had a recurring role on The Rockford Files. Producers wanted to do an episode with James Garner as Jim Rockford, but were unable to due to rights issues.
- Higgins used two Dobermans to guard the estate. The dogs were named Zeus and Apollo and also referred to as "the lads".
- Producers eventually wanted Orson Welles to be revealed as Robin Masters. He died before the series ended its run.