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.
|Roger E. Mosley|
Roger Earl Mosley (born December 18, 1938) is an American actor, director and co-writer best known for ...
, a.k.a. "T.C.
": a helicopter
pilot who operates a tourist charter business called Island Hoppers
, wherein he pilots a Hughes 500D
helicopter, decked out with distinctive livery. A former Marine Corps
Chief Warrant Officer and rotary wing (helicopter) pilot in Vietnam, T.C.'s combat-trained flight skills are often solicited and put to good use by Magnum during the course of an investigation. T.C. is also powerfully built, a trait which Magnum often benefits from when he expects to — and often does — encounter trouble. With the exception of some early season 1 episodes, T.C. avoids alcohol
, instead preferring milk, soda, or fruit juice, but mostly coffee. He often called Higgins "Higgy Baby" and is coach of a local peewee football team. The episode Missing Melody
centers around his daughter who has been kidnapped. He also has a son with ex-wife, Tina.
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