History Series / MagnumPI

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** "Resolutions, Part 2" has the guys get into a fight at a strip club, where the naked breasts of one of the dancers are accidentally seen briefly in two separate shots.
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* [[HowsYourBritishAccent How's Your Texan Accent?]]: John Hillerman uses his natural Texan accent playing Elmo Ziller [[spoiler: (actually Higgins in disguise)]] in "The Elmo Ziller Story" and Sam Caldwell in "Murder by Night".


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** "Kapu" has Magnum get injured, lose his memory, and live among a tribe of natives, just like Captain Kirk in the ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episode "The Paradise Syndrome". The episode is also similar to ''Film/{{Witness}}'', in that Magnum also has to find a young native girl who had witnessed a murder.
23rd Sep '16 12:13:07 AM cjqtwm
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* BadassLongcoat: [[{{Aversion}} Averted]] by Susan's [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes red pleather trenchcoat]] in "A Girl Named Sue", something Magnum is far too happy to point out.

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* BadassLongcoat: [[{{Aversion}} Averted]] by Susan's [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes red pleather vinyl trenchcoat]] in "A Girl Named Sue", something Magnum is far too happy to point out.
22nd Sep '16 11:38:43 PM cjqtwm
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* InsistentTerminology: As Magnum will surely attest, it's "private investigator", not "detective".
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** Luther Gillis' Panama hat, in keeping with his hardboiled FilmNoir persona.


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* ShoutOut: One of Garwood Huddle's old robber buddies uses the name Creator/WilliamDaniels.


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** [[spoiler: Walt Brewster]] in "The Legacy of Garwood Huddle". He's also quite wrong.
4th Sep '16 5:43:14 PM cjqtwm
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* ChristmasEpisode: Season one's "Thank Heaven for Little Girls and Big Ones Too" and season four's "Operation: Silent Night".
1st Sep '16 8:43:23 PM cjqtwm
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* RealPersonCameo: Carol Channing at the New Wave Club in "Distant Relative". Magnum even includes it in his story to Rick and T.C. later.

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* RealPersonCameo: Carol Channing at the New Wave Club new wave club in "Distant Relative". Magnum even includes it in his story to Rick and T.C. later.
28th Aug '16 12:51:40 AM cjqtwm
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Magnum finds himself giggling at Luther's "mustard" joke directed at Lloyd [=DeWitt=] in "The Return of Luther Gillis".

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Magnum finds himself giggling at Luther's "mustard" "onions" joke directed at Lloyd [=DeWitt=] in "The Return of Luther Gillis".
28th Aug '16 12:17:46 AM cjqtwm
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* LaserGuidedKarma: [[SarcasmMode Come on, you didn't think Jim Bonnick coming to rope Magnum into his schemes wasn't karma for Magnum's treatment of Mac the first two seasons?]]

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* LaserGuidedKarma: [[SarcasmMode Come on, you didn't think Jim Bonnick coming to rope Magnum into his schemes wasn't was karma for Magnum's treatment of Mac the first two seasons?]]
27th Aug '16 11:45:55 PM cjqtwm
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* AccidentalAimingSkills: Garwood Huddle manages to shoot the baseball bat [[spoiler: Walt Brewster is brandishing]] into pieces. Turns out Garwood had been aiming at his chest.

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* AccidentalAimingSkills: Garwood Huddle manages to shoot the baseball bat [[spoiler: Walt Brewster is brandishing]] into pieces. Turns out Garwood had been aiming at for his chest.



* BigShutUp: Magnum to Higgins in "J. 'Digger' Doyle" in TheMunchausen below.
** ''Everyone'' to Princess Wanda Martine in "The Big Blow".



** "Death of the Flowers" subverts this big time. Carol's mentor Judge Kearns had been taking bribes to dismiss cases, Magnum's investigation of said bribes implicates Icepick, affecting Rick and his relationship with him, while Icepick realizes the person who bribed Judge Kearns and then [[spoiler: had him murdered is the woman he was in love with decades earlier. In the end, Icepick accompanies the woman to turn herself in, while salvaging his relationship with Rick.]]



* TheChewToy: Luther Gillis' nephew Jack in "The Return of Luther Gillis". The fact that he never appears again [[FridgeHorror doesn't have the best of implications]].

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* TheChewToy: Luther Magnum in "Of Sound Mind", once he's found to inherit the bulk of Wilson [=MacLeish=]'s fortune.
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Gillis' nephew Jack in "The Return of Luther Gillis". The fact that he never appears again [[FridgeHorror doesn't have the best of implications]].
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