Magnum P.I.

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  • TV-14
  • 2018
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.3  (17,359)

Magnum P.I. is an American crime drama television series developed by Peter Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim. It premiered on September 24, 2018, on CBS and concluded on May 6, 2023. The show is a reboot of the original Magnum P.I. series that premiered in 1980 and ran until 1988.

The show follows the adventures of Thomas Magnum (Jay Hernandez), a former Navy SEAL turned private investigator who lives and works on the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii. Magnum becomes a private investigator for Robin Masters, a famous author, and the owner of the luxurious Robin's Nest estate, where Magnum lives, under the condition that he will take care of the property and its guests.

Magnum is aided in his investigations by his trusted friends and fellow veterans of the Afghanistan War, Theodore "TC" Calvin (Stephen Hill), a helicopter pilot, and Orville "Rick" Wright (Zachary Knighton), a former Marine and nightclub owner. The trio is also helped by a tech-savvy ally, Julie Higgins (Perdita Weeks), who is the property manager for Robin's Nest.

Magnum's investigations are frequently complicated and dangerous, drawing him into the underworld of criminals and the darker side of the island paradise. Along the way, he must also navigate his complicated relationship with Juliett Higgins, who often proves to be a thorn in his side but whom he also harbors feelings for.

Throughout the series, Magnum engages in a variety of cases ranging from solving murders, uncovering corporate espionage, rescuing kidnap victims, and stopping terrorist plots. The show combines action, drama, humor, and romance, making it appealing to a wide range of viewers.

One of the show's strengths is its beautiful setting in Hawaii, which provides a stunning backdrop for the characters' adventures. The show often showcases the island's natural beauty, including its famous beaches, lush forests, and stunning sunsets.

Another standout aspect of the show is its attention to detail in terms of its portrayal of military life and culture. Magnum's experiences as a former Navy SEAL and his time in Afghanistan are frequently explored throughout the series, providing viewers with a unique insight into the challenges and hardships faced by members of the military.

Jay Hernandez delivers a fantastic performance as the titular character, bringing a modern edge to Magnum while still paying homage to the iconic portrayal by Tom Selleck in the original series. The chemistry between Hernandez and his co-stars further adds to the show's appeal, making the ensemble cast one of the strongest aspects of the series.

Overall, Magnum P.I. is a thrilling and entertaining crime drama that combines action, drama, and humor in equal measure. Its stunning setting, attention to detail, and fantastic performances by the cast make it a must-watch series for fans of the genre.

Magnum P.I. is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (96 episodes). The series first aired on September 24, 2018.

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The Big Squeeze
20. The Big Squeeze
January 3, 2024
Magnum and Higgins take a major step forward in their relationship. At the same time, the past comes back to haunt them when a previous suspect becomes their client. TC aims to scale up Island Hoppers. Rick gets a new business partner.
Ashes to Ashes
19. Ashes to Ashes
January 3, 2024
Magnum and Higgins re-examine a fatal arson investigation at the request of TC and Mahina, leading to a sinister discovery. Kumu volunteers with Rick at a veterans’ crisis call center.
Extracurricular Activites
18. Extracurricular Activites
December 13, 2023
Magnum and Higgins are hired by a University of Oahu dean to quietly investigate a professor who has been accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female grad student; TC and Katsumoto take Cade and Dennis on a father-son camping trip.
Consciousness of Guilt
17. Consciousness of Guilt
December 6, 2023
After a high-stakes homicide case falls apart at trial, Katsumoto asks Magnum to help him stop a killer from walking free; Higgins helps Jin Jeong with a mystery of his own.
Run With the Devil
16. Run With the Devil
November 15, 2023
Magnum and Higgins agree to help a teenage Amish boy who has traveled to Hawaii in search of his runaway sister. Rick sets out to find TC a date to the Marine Corps Ball.
The Retrieval
15. The Retrieval
November 1, 2023
Magnum and Higgins are hired to find a missing gamer whose online friends believe he might be in trouble; Jin Jeong enlists the help of TC in a treasure hunt after his ex-partner gets out of prison.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes
14. Night Has a Thousand Eyes
October 25, 2023
Magnum and Rick race to find a missing witness who can exonerate an innocent man accused of murder. TC tries to repair his relationship with Mahina after being released from the VA.
Appetite for Danger
13. Appetite for Danger
October 18, 2023
Magnum and Higgins enlist Katsumoto to go undercover when a chef at a high-end restaurant goes missing. Kumu works with Cade at the Cultural Center, confronting one of America's darker chapters - the internment of Japanese Americans in the wake of Pearl Harbor.
Three Bridges
12. Three Bridges
October 11, 2023
Magnum and Higgins try to help Zhao, a close friend of Kumu, recover her life savings that was all lost to a scammer. TC becomes increasingly frustrated at the lack of progress in his recovery and pushes everyone away.
Hit and Run
11. Hit and Run
October 4, 2023
Magnum and Higgins go to work for a dangerous and controversial client. Kumu and Shammy help move TC to a veterans' rehab facility. Rick flirts with a woman who works at the marina.
Charlie Foxtrot
10. Charlie Foxtrot
April 23, 2023
An armed hit team lays siege on Robin's Nest. TC is badly injured while Rick fights for his life.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind
9. Out of Sight, Out of Mind
April 16, 2023
Magnum and Higgins take on a case that sends Higgins inside a psychiatric hospital. Katsumoto and his son, Dennis, head to the mainland to look at colleges, but their trip takes a harrowing turn when a run-in with a local turns ugly.
Dark Skies
8. Dark Skies
April 2, 2023
Magnum and Rick make a shocking discovery in the Capt. Greene case; Higgins and TC head to Maui.
7. Birthright
March 26, 2023
Magnum and Higgins investigate the robbery of an elderly man suffering from Alzheimer's. The ohana tries to help TC overcome a past trauma.
Dead Ringer
6. Dead Ringer
March 19, 2023
Katsumoto's hearing date has arrived and he will learn if his career in law enforcement is over for good or not. Magnum and Higgins are hired to investigate a man their client believes committed murder. Rick's suspicions grow on their relationship.
Welcome to Paradise, Now Die!
5. Welcome to Paradise, Now Die!
March 12, 2023
Magnum recruits Katsumoto to help find a missing tourist. Higgins and Kumu attempt to solve the murder of a beloved dog. Rick enlists the aid of TC after he accidentally loses Magnum's pet mouse, Roberto II.
March 5, 2023
Magnum and Higgins search for a CEO who has mysteriously vanished. Rick braces for a visit from his wild-child little sister, Ruthie.
Number One With a Bullet
3. Number One With a Bullet
February 26, 2023
Katsumoto takes a job providing security for a chart-topping K-Pop star. Higgins and Rick find themselves in peril while trying to help Rick's friend. Magnum harbors suspicions about Capt. Greene's death.
The Breaking Point
2. The Breaking Point
February 19, 2023
Magnum and Higgins go undercover as lifeguards in order to solve a murder. Jin Jeong wins a storage unit auction and enlists the help of Rick and TC upon finding a stolen military medal.
The Passenger
1. The Passenger
February 19, 2023
Magnum and Higgins weigh the risks of pursuing a relationship. Rick juggles being a new father and running La Mariana. Katsumoto tries to figure out his next move.
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Magnum P.I. is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Magnum P.I. on demand at Peacock Premium, Amazon, Hulu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 24, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (17,359)