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Orville "Rick" Wright is a former Marine who runs his own bar and is also playboy. He is portrayed by actor Zachary Knighton.

Biography[]

Wright is a former door gunner with the Marines. Now he runs Oahu's coolest nightclub. According to Magnum, Rick is well connected, and if you want something on the island, Rick is the man to see. He is one of Magnum's friends who were all POWs in Iraq together.

Notes[]

  • Hates his real name Orville.
  • He loves Higgins' dogs Apollo and Zeus.
  • He dropped out of high school.
  • He helped Captain Buck Greene's son when he had trouble in Kabul
  • When he was a kid, he had sea monkeys (Mickey, Michael, Davy and Peter). One day he came home, and they were gone.
  • He appeared in the "Nalowale i ke 'ehu o he kai (Lost in the Sea Sprays)" episode of Hawaii Five-0.
  • Rick shows exceptional proficency in firearms use. S1 E1
  • His fearless attitude is a benefit to Magnum business.
  • Rick likes to cook and eat. Often mentioning specialty foods and restaurants.

Appearances[]

Season One
I Saw the Sun Rise From the Head Down The Woman Who Never Died Six Paintings, One Frame Sudden Death Death Is Only Temporary The Cat Who Cried Wolf Die He Said The Ties That Bind Bad Day to Be a Hero Nowhere to Hide Winner Takes All
Day of the Viper I, The Deceased Day the Past Came Back Murder Is Never Quiet Black Is the Widow A Kiss Before Dying Blood in the Water The Day It All Came Together
Season Two
Payback Is for Beginners Honor Among Thieves Knight Lasts Forever Dead Inside Make It 'Til Dawn Lie, Cheat, Steal, Kill The Man in the Secret Room He Came by Night A Bullet Named Fate Blood Brothers Day I Met the Devil Desperate Measures
Mondays Are for Murder A Game of Cat and Mouse Say Hello to Your Past Farewell to Love The Night Has Eyes A World of Trouble May the Best One Win A Leopard on the Prowl
Season Three
Double Jeopardy (reboot) Easy Money No Way Out First The Beatdown, Then The Blowback The Day Danger Walked In Tell No One Killer on the Midnight Watch Someone To Watch Over Me The Big Payback The Long Way Home
The Lies We Tell Dark Harvest Cry Murder Whispers of Death Before the Fall Bloodline

References[]

Magnum P.I. Characters
Current Thomas MagnumJuliet HigginsRick WrightTheodore CalvinGordon KatsumotoTeuila Tuileta
Other Noelani CunhaDuke LukelaKamekona TupuolaFlippa TupuolaSebastian NuzoIcepickLuther GillisBuck GreeneKenny "Shammy" Shamberg
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