Desperate Measures is the twelfth episode of the second season for the 2018 remake of Magnum P.I., and the thirty-second episode overall, which aired on January 3, 2020.

The episode is the second and final part of the two-part crossover between Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I., along with the twelfth episode of Hawaii Five-0's tenth season, "Where Were You When the Rain was Pouring?".

Summary Edit

When Junior is kidnapped as leverage to retrieve the stolen list of undercover CIA agents, and most of Five-0 is rounded up by the CIA to prevent them from interfering, Tani and Quinn ask Magnum and Higgins for their help.

Notes Edit


  • Magnum killed 3 person
  • Liu killed 1 person
  • Rey killed 1 person

Trivia Edit

  • Despite being credited, Amy Hill does not appear in this episode.

Quotes Edit

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

Guest Edit

  • Melissa Tang as Erin Hong
  • Amy Tsang as Loi Chau
  • Ken Kirby as Eli Sung
  • Terrence Arashi Elliott as CIA Agent
  • Lloyd Barachina as Thug #1
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