Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988)
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Way of the Stalking Horse 

An insurance salesman from the Mainland hires Magnum to find his father who he has not seen in over 20 years.

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Donald P. Bellisario (created by), Glen A. Larson (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Magnum
John Hillerman ... Higgins
Roger E. Mosley ... Theodore 'TC' Calvin
Larry Manetti ... Orville 'Rick' Wright
Clu Gulager ... Theo Wolf
Morgan Stevens ... Dan Wolf / Driscoll
Marta Kober Marta Kober ... Mary Elizabeth
Mie Hunt Mie Hunt ... Kim Nakamura Wolf
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Francis 'Ice Pick' Hofstetler (as Elisha Cook)
Kwan Hi Lim ... Lieutenant Yoshi Tanaka
Glenn Cannon ... Dr. Ibold
Don Pomes Don Pomes ... Hagen's Counsel
Kirk Matthews Kirk Matthews ... Reporter #1
Tina Shelton Tina Shelton ... Reporter #2
Ron Wood Ron Wood ... Reporter #3
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Storyline

A man from the mainland hires Magnum to find his father whom he hasn't seen in 20 years. When Magnum brings his client to his father, the man pulls a gun and shoots the man and Magnum. Magnum is in the hospital and is approached by Ice Pick who tells him that the man who was killed is a mobster who has a hit on him. The man who hired him is a killer who wanted to make his bones. Ice Pick gives him an address where the guy is laying low. Magnum goes out to find the killer. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Trivia

In the scene with TC (Roger E. Mosley) in the bedroom of the guest house, Magnum is packing some personal items when he reaches down to pickup another item, a photo Tom Selleck's real-life parents is seen displayed on a nightstand next to a lamp. See more »

Quotes

Magnum: Why are you doing this?
Francis 'Ice Pick' Hofstetler: Ethics! He hit a friend of mine.
Magnum: I didn't know you knew Theo Wolf.
Francis 'Ice Pick' Hofstetler: I never met the man.
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1986 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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