"Home from the Sea" is the first episode of the fourth season of Magnum, P.I. which originally aired on September 29, 1983.

Plot Edit

It is July 4th and Magnum is off the coast on his surf ski when a speed boat shoots past him throwing TM into the water and the surf ski drifts away.

Synopsis Edit

Thomas' annual July 4th solitude takes a turn for the worse while on his surf ski. His time spent on the water shifts between present and his childhood time when his father left for the Korean war. Rick, T.C. and Higgins each feel something is wrong, just in the nick of time.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

  • Gillian Dobb as Agatha Chumley

Guest Edit

  • Constance Forslund as Sandy - Rick's Companion
  • Susan Blanchard as Katherine Magnum - Magnum's Mother
  • R.J. Williams as Young Thomas Magnum (credited as R. J. Williams)
  • Robert Pine as Lieutenant Thomas Sullivan Magnum III, USN
  • Geoff Heise as Goffrey Bonner (credited as Geoffrey Heise)
  • Patrick Tendo as Toby
  • Norman Tang as Chinese Chef
  • Dejohn Williams as Mikey
  • Bud Ralston as Naval Officer (as Bud ii)

Trivia Edit

  • The Hawaii Islanders were a real minor league baseball team (1961-1987) that played their home games at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.
  • At some point earlier in his life, Higgins attempted to swim across the English Channel. He almost made it, but had to give up because of a nosebleed.

Quotes Edit

Agatha: Isn't the ocean beautiful at sunset? So romantic!
Higgins: Agatha my dear...
Agatha: Yes Johnathan?
Higgins: I know what you're thinking.
Agatha: You do?
Higgins: You're trying to capture my queen by sacrificing your knight.
Agatha: Oh Johnathan! Sometimes you a royal ass! I'm need some tea! (walks away)
Higgins: Sometimes I think I shall never understand women...
  Season 4 (1980)
Home from the SeaLuther Gillis: File No. 521Smaller Than LifeDistant RelativeLimited EngagementLetter to a DuchessSqueeze PlayA Sense of DebtThe LookOperation: Silent NightJororo FarewellThe Case of the Red-Faced ThespianNo More Mr. Nice GuyRembrandt's GirlParadise BluesThe Return of Luther GillisLet the Punishment Fit the CrimeHolmes Is Where the Heart IsOn Face ValueDream a Little DreamI Witness