Magnum, P. The series ran from to during its first-run broadcast on the American television network CBS. According to the Nielsen ratingsMagnum, P. A reboot series of the same name was ordered to series on May 11, and premiered on September 24, on CBS. Ostensibly this is quid pro quo for Magnum's services based upon his expertise in security; the pilot and several early episodes suggest Magnum had done Masters Mike Post - Theme From Magnum P.I.
/ Gumbus Red favor of some kind, possibly when Masters hired him for a case. The voice of Robin Masters, heard only in five episodes, was provided by Orson Welles one last "appearance" was provided by a different actor, Red Crandell.
Magnum lives a luxurious life on the estate and operates as a P. An ex- British Army Sergeant Majorhe is on the surface a stern, "by-the-book" caretaker of Robin's Nest, whose strict ways often conflict with Magnum's more easy-going methods. Magnum has free Mike Post - Theme From Magnum P.I.
/ Gumbus Red of the guest house and the car, a Ferrari GTS Quattrovalvolebut as a humorous aside in various episodes, often has to bargain with Higgins for use of estate amenities such as the tennis courts, wine cellar and expensive cameras. The relationship between Magnum and Higgins is initially cool, but as the series progressed, an unspoken respect and fondness of sorts grew between the pair.
Many episodes dedicated more screen time to this "odd couple" pairing after the relationship proved popular with fans. A recurrent theme throughout the last two seasons, starting in the episode "Paper War", involves Magnum's sneaking suspicion that Higgins is actually Robin Masters since he opens Robin's mail, calls Robin's Ferrari "his car" etc.
This suspicion is neither proved nor disproved, although in at least one episode Higgins is shown alone in a room, picking up a ringing phone and talking to Robin Masters, indicating they are two different persons. Mosleywho runs a local helicopter charter service called "Island Hoppers", and often finds himself persuaded by Magnum to fly him during various cases, and Orville Wilbur Richard "Rick" Wright Larry Manettiwho refuses to use his given name Orville and who owns a local bar.
In the pilot episode, this was "Rick's Cafe Americain" in town, inspired by Casablancawith Rick appearing in suitable s attire. After completing the pilot, though, executives felt that audiences would be unable to fully connect with this element. Instead, Rick moved to running the plush, beachside King Kamehameha Club, which has exclusive membership and Higgins on the board of directors.
Magnum often strolls around the club, using its facilities and running up an ever-unpaid tab, further fueling the Magnum-Higgins feud.
Magnum comes and goes as he pleases, works only when he wants, and has the almost unlimited use of the Ferrari and many other luxuries of the estate. Other characteristics specific to Magnum are his thick moustachebaseball caps usually a Detroit Tigers or VMO-2 capa rubber chickenand a variety of colorful Aloha shirts.
Nearly every Am I Losing You - Del Reeves - Del Reeves Sings Jim Reeves is narrated, in voice-over, by Magnum at various points.
At the end of the seventh season, Magnum was to be killed off, to end the series. Following an outcry from fans who demanded a more satisfactory conclusion, an eighth season was produced to bring Magnum "back to life" and to round off the series.
In the series, it is owned by renowned novelist Robin Masters, who employs Jonathan Higgins as the estate's caretaker and Thomas Magnum as its security expert. Higgins resides in the Mike Post - Theme From Magnum P.I. / Gumbus Red main house while Magnum occupies the guest house.
Many of the indoor scenes of the original Magnum, P. Through the years, fans of the show have noted commonalities in the settings of time and space the so-called fictional TV universe between Magnum, P. Is David Norman armed? Called "Pahonu" "turtle enclosure" in Hawaiian it is also known locally as "The Anderson Estate" after long-time Adios Amor - Alvaro Dávila - Alvaro Davila, local politician Eve Anderson.
The grounds had been used for hundreds of years for raising green sea The Drinking Friends - Barry Drake - Roadsongs for the Hawaiian royal Suburbia Melting - Self Defense and includes a byfoot stone wall that surrounds the former turtle-raising pond.
In Aprilthe estate was demolished. The original theme music for the opening credits of the pilot episode was a mid-tempo jazzy piece by Ian Freebairn-Smith.
This music was also used for the next nine regular episodes. Beginning in Episode 12, it was replaced by a more uptempo theme typical of s action series by Mike Post and Pete Carpenter with guitar by Larry Carlton. This theme had been used during the show and over the closing credits from Episode 8.
A longer version of this second theme "Theme from Magnum P. Development of Magnum, P. Larson then took the series over to CBS.
Selleck's contract commitment to the Magnum, P. For re-run and overseas purposes, the first half of these crossovers the Magnum episode also had alternate endings filmed, which wrapped the story up in a single episode and so allowed repeat showings as "stand-alone" stories rather than two-part crossovers.
According to Equalizer executive producer Coleman Luck, interviewed for a special-feature documentary on The Equalizerthe crossover was proposed by Universal Television and was opposed by the Equalizer production staff. Selleck won an Emmy in for his portrayal of the title character. Three years later, co-star John Hillerman also won an Emmy. Larson and Donald P. Golden Globe Awards . On September 16,a group of 45 men dressed as Thomas Magnum were ejected from a Detroit Tigers game  for smoking and catcalling women in the park.
The story quickly became one of international interest as the group, from nearby Allen Park, Michigan gave dozens of interviews to newspapers, magazines, radio stations, podcasts and more.
On October 1,Universal released Magnum, P. The disc set features all episodes of the series as well as bonus features. In Octoberwhile being interviewed by Yahoo! He also added that Universal Pictures was heavily interested in producing it at the time. In OctoberCBS announced they had issued a pilot commitment for a reboot of the series, to be developed by Peter M.
Lenkovwho has helped reboot other series like Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver for the network. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Magnum P. American crime drama television series. For the reboot, see Magnum P. Donald P. Bellisario Glen A. Mosley Larry Manetti. Larson Tom Selleck. Belisarius Productions Glen A. Larson Productions Universal Television. This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. December Main article: List of Magnum, P.
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