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Magnum PI (1980, Season 3) DVD
Background Information
Title: Season 3
Cast: Tom Selleck

John Hillerman
Roger E. Mosley
Larry Manetti

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September 30, 1982 – April 28, 1983


Did You See the Sunrise?


Faith and Begorrah

The third season of the crime drama series Magnum, P.I. which was premiered on September 30, 1982 and concluded on April 28, 1983. This season consisted for 22 episodes.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

  • Kwan Hi Lim as Lt. Yoshi Tanaka
  • Gillian Dobb as Agatha Chumley
  • Lance LeGault as Buck Greene
  • Jeff MacKay as Lt. MacReynolds
  • Elisha Cook Jr. as Francis "Icepick" Hofstetler
  • Glenn Cannon as Dr. "Doc Ibold" Ibold, M.D.
  • Marta DuBois as Michelle Hue
  • Jean Bruce Scott as Lieutenant (later Lt. Commander) Maggie Poole


Trivia Edit

  • Kim Richards and Marcia Strassman made her guest appearance in this season.

Episodes Edit

# Image Title Airdate
1 Did You See the Sunrise? Did You See the Sunrise? September 30, 1982
Magnum, TC and Nuzo had escaped from a North Vietnamese POW camp during the Vietnam War. Nuzo returns to Hawaii and tells TC that the brutal Russian Colonel who was at the camp has returned to the U.S. and is going to kill him.
2 Ki&#039;is Don&#039;t Lie Ki'is Don't Lie October 7, 1982
The Poison God's Ki'i, a wooden Polynesian God image, was found in a cave in Hawaii. Unless it is returned to the cave, anyone who comes in contact with it will die.
3 The Eighth Part of the Village The Eighth Part of the Village October 14, 1982
Higgins sends Magnum to the docks to pick up a crate of books but instead of books, he finds a young Japanese woman in the crate.
4 Past Tense Past Tense October 21, 1982
TC's helicopter is skyjacked and he is forced to land in a local prison and help a prisoner escape.
5 Black on White Black on White October 28, 1982
Higgins is quarantined in the guest house with Magnum because TM may have been exposed to a deadly African virus. Or, is it something else?
6 Flashback Flashback November 4, 1982
Magnum wakes up one morning and finds he is back in 1936 and must solve a murder.
7 Foiled Again Foiled Again November 11, 1982
Higgins is in a fencing match against a man he has hated for years.
8 Mr White Death Mr. White Death November 18, 1982
A professional wrestler from the mainland asks Magnum to find his son.
9 Mixed Doubles Mixed Doubles December 2, 1982
Magnum is tasked with protecting a young tennis pro who is being threatened.
10 Almost Home Almost Home December 9, 1982
Magnum helps a cocktail waitress from Cleveland who wants to place her father's remains on the battleship Arizona in Pearl Harbor.
11 Heal Thyself Heal Thyself December 16, 1982
A doctor that Magnum knew in Vietnam when she was an Army nurse is accused of murdering three patients in a Hawaiian hospital.
12 Of Sound Mind Of Sound Mind January 6, 1983
Magnum inherits $50 million from a former client who died in a plane crash.
13 The Arrow That Is Not Aimed The Arrow That Is Not Aimed January 27, 1983
A Japanese Samurai warrior brings an antique plate to Hawaii that Robin Masters had purchased. The Samurai is attacked, the plate is stolen and Robin wants TM to recover it.
14 Basket Case Basket Case February 3, 1983
TC and Magnum are each coaching a youth basketball team and a young girl joins TM's team.
15 Birdman of Budapest Birdman of Budapest February 10, 1983
Robin Masters' high school English teacher is staying at the estate while she writes a book about birds.
16 I Do I Do? February 17, 1983
Magnum marries the niece of the company president in order to catch a thief.
17 Forty Years from Sand Island Forty Years from Sand Island February 23, 1983
Two Japanese-Americans who were interned on Sand Island in January 1942 witness two soldiers beating a fellow Japanese internee to death. This incident causes repercussions today.
18 Legacy for a Friend Legacy from a Friend March 10, 1983
The body of Magnum's friend, an experienced lifeguard, is found on a beach after an apparent drowning but TM does not believe he drowned.
19 Two Birds for a Feather Two Birds of a Feather March 17, 1983
A single engine light aircraft being flow from California to Hawaii crashes in the tidal pool at the estate.
20 By Its Cover ...By Its Cover March 31, 1983
Magnum meets an old Naval Academy buddy and ends up delivering marijuana.
21 The Big Blow The Big Blow April 7, 1983
A hurricane is hitting Hawaii on the night of Robin Masters' spring equinox party.
22 Faith and Begorrah Faith and Begorrah April 28, 1983
Higgins' half brother, an Irish Catholic priest from Northern Ireland, arrives in Hawaii to confront a British officer who he claims stole an ancient artifact from his church.
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