Magnum P.I.

10 Worst Episodes of Magnum P.I.

Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii taking jobs no one else will with the help of fellow vets T.C. Calvin and Rick Wright, and the former MI:6 agent Higgins.

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Magnum P.I. - S1E1

#1 - I Saw the Sun Rise (Season 1 - Episode 1)

A decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 1085 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S1E2

#2 - From the Head Down (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Magnum helps Dan, a struggling fisherman and fellow veteran, when his 300-pound tuna worth $350,000 is stolen, and he discovers that the thief needs Magnum's help as well.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 851 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S2E13

#3 - Mondays Are for Murder (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Magnum and TC go undercover as efficiency experts when a corporate manager is murdered and everyone in the office is a suspect. Also, Rick is curious why Higgins faked an injury to prevent her from investigating the case with Thomas

The episode was rated 7.53 from 495 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S2E10

#4 - Blood Brothers (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Magnum, flooded with memories of his tour in Afghanistan, helps his fallen friend’s brother search for a now-grown Afghan boy who may have been a victim of trafficking.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 485 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S3E4

#5 - First the Beatdown, Then the Blowback (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Magnum and Higgins help an up-and-coming mixed martial arts fighter who is being pressured by a gang to throw an illegal fight. Also, Kumu is arrested for stealing an artifact from a collector that should be returned to its original resting place.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 395 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S3E15

#6 - Before the Fall (Season 3 - Episode 15)


Magnum’s Uncle Bernardo visits and reveals a shocking secret about Thomas’ mother. Also, TC asks Higgins for help when he realizes he may have witnessed a potential murder from his helicopter, Higgins decides it’s time to tell Ethan the truth about her past and TC offers Shammy the opportunity to become a pilot.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 375 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S3E11

#7 - The Lies We Tell (Season 3 - Episode 11)

When a married woman asks Magnum and Higgins to find her lover’s killer because she doesn’t want to expose the affair to the police, they find that the victim wasn’t who he claimed to be. Also, Rick visits Icepick, whose health has taken a turn for the worse.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 365 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S2E16

#8 - Farewell to Love (Season 2 - Episode 16)


While Magnum and Higgins are undercover as a couple on a romantic bus tour working a case, they must switch gears when one of the love birds on the trip is murdered and evidence is quickly deteriorating in the Hawaiian heat.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 457 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S1E3

#9 - The Woman Who Never Died (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Magnum takes a case from fellow private investigator Luther Gillis to find the true identity of a man’s comatose fiancée when he learns that she’s had extensive facial surgery.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 802 votes.

Magnum P.I. - S3E10

#10 - The Long Way Home (Season 3 - Episode 10)


When an Army ranger goes missing after returning from deployment, Magnum learns of the traumatic news he received upon arriving home and must find him before survivor’s guilt consumes him. Also, Higgins and Ethan solve the case of a missing engagement ring while on a mini-break, and Katsumoto tries spending quality time with his teenage son.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 383 votes.

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