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
- Many of the show's recurring cast members, particularly Gillian Dobb, Kathleen Lloyd, Jeff McKay (IV), Lance LeGault and Elisha Cook Jr. originally appeared on the show as different characters.
- Higgins, Rick, and T.C. all punch Magnum at least once. However, Magnum never strikes any of them.
- During the series, and shortly after, John Hillerman appeared in a series of ads for Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts, essentially playing the role of Higgins.