is an American television show that follows the exciting adventures of private investigator Thomas Sullivan Magnum IV (Tom Selleck) and his
three close friends as they live their lives on the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii.
also produced several episodes during the last two seasons.
The show won 14 awards (2 Emmys, 2 Golden Globes
, 1 Edgar, 6 People's Choice) and received an additional 30 nominations (13 Emmys, 11 Golden Globes).
and John Hillerman both won an Emmy and a Golden Globe
for their acting.
In 1986, largely because of his work in Magnum P.I., Tom Selleck received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Blvd.
, at the urging of Selleck
, is a refreshingly fallible, self-effacing, sentimental, non-macho protagonist.
and Hillerman are both superb in bringing these most interesting characters to life.
After the closing credits, Tom Selleck
, from the guest house set, gives a short "farewell/thank you" speech to the fans of the show.
final "goodbye", Selleck
points a TV remote at the camera and pushes a button - the screen goes blank, end of the series.
Selleck & Co.
were actually offered several opportunities to make one, but instead they (mostly Selleck) decided to lobby for a major motion picture release (with Tom Clancy writing the script), which ultimately never happened, mainly because of management turnover at Universal
Recently, Tom Selleck
has said several times that he
would be willing revive the role of Thomas Magnum if the script is right and he
In October 2007, Larry Manetti and Roger E. Mosley guest starred in the Las Vegas episode "When Life Gives You Lemon Bars" with regular cast member Tom Selleck for a "mini Magnum P.I. reunion".
Larry Manetti, Tom Selleck & Roger E. Mosley @ 2009 TV Land Awards
The award "salutes a lead character whose crime-solving feats were astounding, yet remained thoroughly authentic, offering equal parts of street smarts, wit and charisma."Matthew McConaughey presented the award to Tom Selleck
, Roger E. Mosley, and Larry Manetti (John Hillerman did not attend).
During the acceptance speech, Selleck
recited a poem from Maj.