Magnum, P.I.

  • 1980
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

CBS reworked its successful `Hawaii Five-O' formula into a hit spun around a charismatic PI. The scenic backdrop and action-oriented drama were similar, and the initial time slots were identical. Often, reference was even made to Steve McGarrett of `Five-O.' Magnum, however, was a lot more vulnerable and sensitive than McGarrett, traits more in tune wit (more…)

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  • Premiered: December 11, 1980
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: CBS reworked its successful `Hawaii Five-O' formula into a hit spun around a charismatic PI. The scenic backdrop and action-oriented drama were similar, and the initial time slots were identical. Often, reference was even made to Steve McGarrett of `Five-O… (more)

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