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Season 3 is the third season of Magnum P.I.. It was confirmed on May 6, 2020, with the first episode, "Double Jeopardy", premiering on December 4, 2020 and concluded on May 7, 2021.

Cast[]

Main[]

Recurring[]

Guest[]

  • Paola Nunez as Helen
  • Brian Letscher as Bruce
  • Juan-Pablo Veizaga as Max Martinez
  • Hayden Szeto as Det. Pono Palima
  • Dominic Hoffman as USCIS Tenney
  • Eric Ladin as Freddie
  • Eddie Lee Anderson as HPD SWAT Commander Fong
  • Leith Burke as CIA Officer Grayson
  • Roger E. Mosley as John Booky
  • Corbin Bernsen as Icepick

Trivia[]

  • On May 6, 2020, the series was renewed for a third season as well as MacGyver, SEAL Team and S.W.A.T..[1]
  • On May 19, 2020, the series was scheduled on Friday at 9:00pm/8:00c, right after MacGyver.[2]
  • The series would film in Oahu on September 14, 2020, after being completed last February of this year before the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic[3][4] and was concluded on March 4, 2021.
  • This season will not have Peter Lenkov as a showrunner, who was fired as a result of toxic work environment. Eric Guggenheim will replace Lenkov as showrunner.[5]
  • This season is getting more than 16 episodes.[6]

Episodes[]

Title Written by Directed by Original air date Production code
Double Jeopardy Peter M. Lenkov & Eric Guggenheim Bryan Spicer December 4, 2020 301
S3E1.jpg Magnum and Higgins are hired by a couple, with the woman, Helen, saying she is trying to find her missing brother, Max. It turns out that the couple were just using the detectives to lead them to Max, and when they do, Helen shoots and kills Max for making her take the rap and serve 15 years for a homicide he committed. During their escape, Higgins is shot, and Magnum rushes her to the hospital. At the same time, the couple forces TC to take them to an airport in his chopper, but Rick uses an old trick to end that threat. Magnum is taken aback when he overhears Higgins' surgeon ask her out on a date. As the episode closes, a vehicle follows Magnum and Higgins as they leave the hospital in the Ferrari.
Easy Money David Wolkove Bryan Spicer December 11, 2020 302
S3E2.jpg Magnum and Higgins are hired to repossess a private jet. Upon boarding the plane and taking off, masked gunmen shoot at the plane, causing damage that forces Higgins to crash land shortly after takeoff. She and Magnum then find a wanted fugitive stowed away, who reveals the plane is owned by a cartel and he has been working with an undercover DEA agent. Rick, T.C. and Katsumoto assist with a successful rescue. Meanwhile, Higgins expresses concern after a first date with her surgeon that he is "too perfect," while Katsumoto has further news about the vehicle that followed Magnum and Higgins.
No Way Out Barbie Kligman Eagle Egilsson December 18, 2020 303
S3E3.jpg After concocting a story for a federal immigration agent looking into Juliet's two marriage license applications, she, Magnum and T.C. are leaving the building when they hear gunshots. They make their way out of a stalled elevator, and discover the building's occupants have been taken hostage by a group of masked gunmen. Magnum is able to contact Katsumoto, who later learns from a CIA agent holding an accused conspirator named Ray Vaughn that Ray's brother is demanding an exchange: Ray for the hostages. Magnum, T.C., and Higgins engage in a number of schemes and deceptions to ultimately subdue the attackers. The immigration agent then says that while he didn't believe the group's story, Higgins is a hero and is welcome to stay in Hawaii.
First The Beatdown, Then The Blowback Aaron Lam & Peter M. Lenkov (Story), Eric Guggenheim & Mike Diaz (teleplay) Eagle Egilsson January 8, 2021 304
S3E4.jpg A man tells Katsumoto that his daughter, MMA fighter Kai Durrell, has not checked in as she usually does, and wants to report her missing. Katsumoto can't do anything because Kai hasn't been missing long enough, but he asks Magnum and Higgins to look into it after video evidence shows her getting into a vehicle with known members of an organized crime group. Magnum and Higgins learn that Kai is being forced to throw a high-stakes fight, and her father is later taken hostage by the mobsters to ensure her compliance. Meanwhile, Kumu is arrested after stealing a valuable 225-year old skull from a collector, stating that it was previously stolen from its rightful burial place.
The Day Danger Walked In Peter M. Lenkov & Eric Guggenheim Krishna Rao January 15, 2021 305
S3E5.jpg As the group hunkers down in Rick's bar to ride out a hurricane, along with several customers, they learn that two customers dressed as armored truck guards are actually thieves who killed the real guards. As Magnum and the team try to minimize the danger, they get help from an unlikely source: T.C.'s elderly friend Booky. Meanwhile, Magnum has a heart-to-heart with Higgins' boyfriend Ethan, and Rick worries about telling T.C. that he let the bar's hurricane insurance lapse during the pandemic.
Tell No One Gene Hong Eagle Egilsson January 22, 2021 306
S3E6.jpg As the group hunkers down in Rick's bar to ride out a hurricane, along with several customers, they learn that two customers dressed as armored truck guards are actually thieves who killed the real guards. As Magnum and the team try to minimize the danger, they get help from an unlikely source: T.C.'s elderly friend Booky. Meanwhile, Magnum has a heart-to-heart with Higgins' boyfriend Ethan, and Rick worries about telling T.C. that he let the bar's hurricane insurance lapse during the pandemic.
Killer on the Midnight Watch Gene Hong Geoff Shotz February 5, 2021 307
S3E7.jpg A wealthy real estate developer hires Magnum and Higgins to find his missing wife. A kidnapper demands a $3 million ransom, but Magnum and Higgins find the wife dead anyway after the money is exchanged. The trail leads to the man's brother, who is in dire need of cash. However, Magnum and Higgins are bothered by how the kidnapper seemed to be aware of all their actions during their investigation. Further, the coroner determines the wife was dead at least eight hours before her husband got the call from the kidnappers. Elsewhere, Kumu tries to connect with Maleah, her late husband's illegitimate daughter, but her suspicion of Maleah's new boyfriend only deepens their divide.
Someone To Watch Over Me Barbie Kligman Geoff Shotz February 12, 2021 308
S3E8.jpg Two men from a neighborhood watch ask Magnum and Higgins to investigate their neighbor, whom they suspect of being a murderer. The detectives tail the man and find a young Chinese woman in his trunk, but soon learn he is a good Samaritan trying to rescue girls from a sex trafficking ring. Meanwhile, Magnum's friend Jin has started a new, legitimate business, and meets an intriguing older woman who gives him a purpose for his first profits. Also, Magnum continues to have nightmares about being apprehended by men in a white SUV.
The Big Payback David Wolkove Yangzom Brauen February 19, 2021 309
S3E9.jpg Higgins is abducted, and Magnum soon learns it's related to one of his first-ever cases as a P.I., in which he was forced to turn in his client, Elliott Hamler. Elliott's son, Miles, is now requiring Magnum and his team to break his father out of a prison transport van in exchange for Higgins' life. This means Magnum cannot ask HPD for help. After the situation is resolved, Rick gets closer to Suzy, with some help from Magnum.
The Long Way Home Katie Varney (story/teleplay), Peter M. Lenkov & Eric Guggenheim (story) Yangzom Brauen March 5, 2021 310
S3E10.jpg Magnum is hired by a woman looking for her missing husband, an army ranger who should be on a tour but apparently returned home and left her money. Magnum discovers that the man is likely suffering from survivor's guilt, and he enlists help from T.C. and Rick to find him before tragedy strikes. Meanwhile, Higgins and Ethan are enjoying some alone time on vacation when a hotel patron asks them to help find a lost engagement ring. Also, Gordon tries to bond with his son, Dennis, later learning that Dennis feels caught in the middle with his friends, given all the news about bad cops.
The Lies We Tell Katie Varney Rubba Nada March 26, 2021 311
S3E11.jpg Magnum and Higgins are approached by Elena, a woman who was in the process of cheating on her husband when she witnessed her suitor being murdered in his home by two masked men. It turns out the suitor was a real estate agent pretending to live in the luxurious home, and was using the name of the real homeowner. While the P.I.s try to avoid contacting HPD due to the client's request for privacy, Katsumoto becomes involved when the victim's body washes ashore. Magnum and Higgins learn Elena was not alone, uncovering a blackmail ring with multiple victims. Meanwhile, Rick goes to visit Icepick in prison, only to learn he was transferred to a hospital and is near death.
Dark Harvest Gene Hong Rubba Nada April 2, 2021 312
S3E12.jpg A veteran who is Shammy's friend gets her car stolen with her support dog inside. It turns out the car was stolen by someone kidnapped by Korean mafia. Meanwhile, T.C. is getting sued by a former customer for allegedly causing injury to his neck. Jin helps them to find out whether the accusation is true. Turns out, it is a false accusation and an attempt of extortion.
Cry Murder Emily Singer (story), Peter M. Lenkov & Eric Guggenheim (teleplay) Peter Weller April 9, 2021 313
S3E13.jpg A baby is left at the gate of Robin's Nest, making Magnum and Higgins want to find the mother before calling child protective services. However, that mission becomes difficult as the P.I.s also have a high-paying insurance case involving $400,000 worth of truffles stolen from an Italian restaurant. Magnum and Higgins smell something funny when they track down the supplier, who admits the truffles are cheap imitations and says the restaurant owner knew that.
Whispers of Death Tera Tolentino Peter Weller April 16, 2021 314
S3E14.jpg Magnum and Higgins are hired by a psychic who tells them a man is going to murder his wife the next day. Determined to see it through regardless of their skepticism, the two investigate the couple, only to learn from Katsumoto that the psychic was herself murdered. The P.I.s then learn that, to boost her reputation for accuracy, the psychic hid listening devices in the crystals she sold. However, she only heard part of the suspect husband's conversation, and he's really a mob hitman intent on killing someone else. The case hits Higgins hard, as she realizes she's also keeping a secret from Ethan about her MI6 past. Meanwhile, Kumu gets involved when a card with her name is found in a duffel bag full of stolen jewels, which she recognizes as once belonging to Imelda Marcos.
Before the Fall Mike Diaz Kurt Jones April 30, 2021 315
S3E15.jpg 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.
Bloodline Eric Guggenheim & Geoffrey Thorne Avi Youabian May 7, 2021 316
S3E16.jpg Magnum and Higgins work a stalking case involving a man with a past in espionage. Also, Ethan asks Higgins to join him on an extended trip for Doctors Without Borders just as Magnum starts to open up to other possibilities.

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