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Season 4
Magnum PI (1980, Season 4).jpg
Background Information
Title: Season 4
Cast: Tom Selleck

John Hillerman
Roger E. Mosley
Larry Manetti

No. of Seasons:


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September 29, 1983 – May 3, 1984


Home from the Sea


I Witness

The fourth season of the crime drama series Magnum, P.I. which was premiered on September 29, 1983 and concluded on May 3, 1984. This season consisted of 21 episodes.




  • 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



  • Shannen Doherty, Deborah Pratt, Carol Burnett, Alan Trammel and Lou Whitaker will be guest appearance in this season.


# Image Title Airdate
1 Home from the Sea.jpg Home from the Sea September 29, 1983
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.
2 Luther Gillis (episode).jpg Luther Gillis: File No. 521 October 6, 1983
Luther Gillis is a private investigator from St. Louis who was hired by the father of a 16-year-old runaway girl to find her. At the same time, Magnum was hired by the girl's mother to find her. Can they work together?
3 Smaller Than Life.jpg Smaller Than Life October 13, 1983
Rick's old friend Waldo Norris is caught trying to break into a guarded building. Waldo claims he is working for an insurance company and is investigating the loss of a valuable figurine.
4 Distant Relative.jpg Distant Relative October 20, 1983
Rick's 22-year-old sister Wendy arrives in Hawaii. Rick still believes that she is a young, innocent girl and asks Magnum to entertain her while Rick works at the club.
5 Limited Engagement.jpg Limited Engagement November 3, 1983
Investigating a series of convenience store robberies, Magnum also comes across a couple of elderly ladies, who live in a broken-down house with other elderly people who are being harassed by a no-good slum lord.
6 Letter to a Duchess.jpg Letter to a Duchess November 10, 1983
Higgins meets an English duchess who he was enamored with over the years.
7 Squeeze Play.jpg Squeeze Play November 17, 1983
Robin Masters' bets Buzz, a "girlie magazine" publisher, that the King Kamehameha Club softball team can beat Buzz's team.
8 A Sense of Debt.jpg A Sense of Debt December 1, 1983
Magnum is in Detroit and TC is using the Ferrari. While driving the car, TC has an accident and injures a bare knuckles fighter and he has to take his place in the ring.
9 The Look.jpg The Look December 8, 1983
Holly Fox was a DJ in Vietnam admired by all the servicemen including Magnum, TC and Rick. While listening to the radio one day, Magnum hears a voice that he believes is Holly Fox.
10 Operation Silent Night.jpg Operation: Silent Night December 15, 1983
It's Christmas time and TC is flying Magnum (dressed as Santa Claus), Rick and Higgins to three different islands. En route, TC is forced to make an emergency landing on an island that the Navy uses for gunnery practice.
11 Jororo Farewell.jpg Jororo Farewell January 5, 1984
The Jororo Islands youth baseball team is in Hawaii to play TC'S All-Stars. The Jororo center fielder is 12-year-old Prince Danny who is a target of Jororian dissidents.
12 The Case of the Red-Faced Thespian.jpg The Case of the Red-Faced Thespian January 19, 1984
The "Great Gatsby Gala," with everyone dressed in 1920s costumes, is being held at the estate and Magnum is responsible for security.
13 No More Mr Nice Guy.jpg No More Mr. Nice Guy January 26, 1984
Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin was removed as prosecutor of a major criminal case and then fired. She enlists Magnum's help in finding evidence against the man she was prosecuting.
14 Rembrandt's Girl.jpg Rembrandt's Girl February 2, 1984
A woman whose father was just released from prison approaches Magnum asking him to follow her father to ensure he does not commit a crime. Thomas ends up trapped in a bank vault with the woman.
15 Paradise Blues.jpg Paradise Blues February 9, 1984
Alexis, a famed singer that Magnum and TC knew in Vietnam, comes to Hawaii and asks Thomas to find a man who owes her $18,000.
16 The Return of Luther Gillis.jpg The Return of Luther Gillis February 16, 1984
Luther, and his secretary Blanche, come to Hawaii where Gillis is being given an award for his book.
17 Let the Punishment Fit the Crime.jpg Let the Punishment Fit the Crime February 23, 1984
A woman from the mainland hires Magnum to find her brother who apparently joined a cult.
18 Holmes Is Where the Heart Is.jpg Holmes Is Where the Heart Is March 8, 1984
Higgins is writing his memoirs about a former Sandhurst classmate who now thinks he is Sherlock Holmes.
19 On Face Value.jpg On Face Value March 15, 1984
While getting mixed up in a car chase with a couple of fencing suspects, Magnum is responsible for injuring an innocent bystander and brings her from the hospital to Robin's Nest.
20 Dream a Little Dream.jpg Dream a Little Dream March 29, 1984
Magnum takes on the case of an old friend who's a pro surfer with an ex-husband trying to kidnap their daughter.
21 I Witness.jpg I Witness May 3, 1984
Higgins, Rick, TC and others are in the King Kamehameha Club when three burglars with guns demand money.
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