CTVA US Crime - "Magnum P.I." (Universal/CBS) Season 1 (1980-81)

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Season 1 (1980-81)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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 CBS Thursdays

1.1 [--] Magnum PI: DON'T EAT SNOW IN HAWAII  (2hr pilot)
aka "Please Don't Eat the Snow in Hawaii"
11Dec80
Written by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson
Directed by Roger Young
Guest Cast:
Pamela Susan Shoop ...... Alice Cook
W.K. Stratton ........... Ensign Healy
Allen Williams .......... Lt. Dan Cook
Clyde Kusatsu ........... Medical Examiner
Robert Loggia ........... Phillipe Trusseau - "La Bull"
Fritz Weaver ............ Captain J. Cooly
Dorit Stevens ........... Inge
Yuliis Ruval ............ Greta
Jeff Mackay ............. Sergeant Ski
Judge Reinhold .......... Seaman Wolfe
Murry Salem ............. Arab
Eugenia Wright .......... Snow White
Mel Carter .............. Sam the D.J. (real name Albert)
Peter Kalua ............. Kono
Beua Vanden Ecker ....... Kioki
Fuzzy Moody ............. Pepe
Fred Ball ............... Tourist
Harold J.K. Iseke ....... Customs Officer
Branscombe Richmond ..... Moki
Magnum sets out to clear the name of a Navy buddy who was found dead with 10 bags of cocaine in his stomach.

1.2 [--] Magnum PI: CHINA DOLL (not verified)
b: 18-Dec-1980
Written & Directed by Donald P. Bellisario
Guest Cast:
Susie Elena ......... Mai Ling
Lee De Broux ........ Duffy
George Lee Cheung ... Choi
Yankee Chang ........ Han Ling
Lee Woodd ........... Koko
Lee Gaber ........... Tourist Husband (Mr. Dixon)
Marvin Wong ......... Ho Ling
Alice Lemon ......... Tourist Wife (Mrs. Dixon)
Roland Nip .......... Po Ling
Remi Abellira ....... Moki
A beautiful Chinese girl hires Magnum to protect her and an ancient Chinese vase from a Chinese Tong.

1.3 [--] Magnum PI: THANK HEAVEN FOR LITTLE GIRLS AND BIG ONES TOO (not verified) (Christmas Episode)
25Dec80
Written by Babs Greyhosky
Directed by Bruce Seth Green
Guest Cast:
Katherine Cannon ......... Linda Booton
Lauri Hendler ............ Nancy
Elizabeth Hoy ............ Lesli
Shannon Brady ............ Carolyn
Erin Ostrem .............. Darlene
Pamela Piper ............. Melissa
Jim Demarest ............. kidnapper
George Fisher ............ Boxer
Al Harrington ............ Mano
William Erickson ......... Desk Clerk
A group of school girls hire Magnum to find their missing teacher as part of a plot to steal a
painting from Robin Masters' estate.

1.4 [--] Magnum PI: NO NEED TO KNOW (not verified)
8Jan81
Written by Frank Lupo
d: Lawrence Doheny
Guest Cast:
Robin Dearden ........... Mandy
Ed Grover ............... Secret Intelligence Agent William J. Hooker
Richard Johnson ......... Brigadier General Alistair Ffolkes
Mariko Van Kampen ....... Suzie
Remi Abellira ........... Moki
Reri Tava ............... Hostess
Eugene Hamilton ......... Secret Intelligence Agent Dobey
David O'Malley .......... Dirk
Richard MacPherson ...... Jerry
John Allen .............. Bertie
A British general who is being hunted by the IRA is given sanctuary on the Masters' estate.

1.5 [--] Magnum PI: SKIN DEEP
15Jan81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Donald P. Bellisario
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
Guest Stars:
Ian McShane .......... David Norman
Cathie Sheriff ........ Erin Wolfe
Ron Masak ............. J.J. Stein
*
With: (end credits)
Remi Abellira ......... Moki (recurring)
Paul Dennis Martin .... Pilot
Reri Tava ............. Hostess
Tom Fujiwara .......... Dr. Makudo
Rodrick Martin ........ Young Man #1
Magnum is hired to investigate the shotgun suicide of a beautiful film queen.
An on-screen caption before the closing credits reads:
"This episode is dedicated to camera technician Robert Van Der Kar who died during its filming"

1.6 [--] Magnum PI: NEVER AGAIN... NEVER AGAIN (not verified)
22Jan81
Teleplay by Babs Greyhosky / Story by Jim Carlson & Terrence McDonnell
d: Robert Loggia
Guest Cast:
Hanna Hertelendy ......... Lena Greenberg
Robert Ellenstein ........ Saul Greenberg
Glenn Cannon ............ (Dr. Bernard Kessler)(later recurring as Dr. Ibold)
Earl Kingston ............ Ruben
Todd Camenson ............ Karl
Joslyn Suan .............. Nurse
Robert Silva (Officer)
Lisa Hullana (Nurse)
Clay Wai (Miko)
Rick Quan (Intern)
A Jewish woman claims that Nazis have abducted her husband to obtain information about Israeli intelligence.

1.7 [--] Magnum PI: THE UGLIEST DOG IN HAWAII (verified on film)
(different theme tune on opening) (normal theme tune on ending)
29Jan81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Alan Cole & Chris Bunch and Frank Lupo
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
director of photography: Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
Michael Gazzo ......... Victor DiGiorgio
Shawn Hoskins ......... Sharon Carnes
Paul Gale ............. Steve Cassidy
And:
Kathleen Nolan ....... Gloria Marston
*
With: (end credits)
Michael Nader ........ Mitch Caldwell
Jake Hoopai .......... Kono
Robert Harker ........ Chauffeur
Wayne Oxford ......... Grover
Michael Hasegawa ..... Pier Guard
Liwai Napuelua, Jr. .. Manu
Synopsis:
A wealthy socialite whom Magnum finds attractive hires him to guard her dog which she fears is the target of dognappers.

1.8 [--] Magnum PI: MISSING IN ACTION
5Feb81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Teleplay by Craig Buck and Ken Pettus / Story by Craig Buck
Directed by Robert Loggia
Guest Cast:
Rebecca Holden ......... Laura Frasier
Francisco LaGueruela ... Eric Tobin
Lance LeGault .......... Delta Agent John W. Newton
Jeff Mackay ............ Lt. "Mac" McReynolds (recurring)
*
With: (end credits)
Remi Abellira ........... Moki (recurring)
Patrick Bishop .......... Attendant (recurring)
A woman comes to Magnum hoping he will find her old boyfriend who is listed as an MIA in Nam, when an ESP
flash tells her he is still alive.

1.9 [--] Magnum PI: LEST WE FORGET
(German title "Rückkehr von den Toten")
12Feb81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Donald P. Bellisario
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
June Lockhart .......... Diane Westmore-Pauley (present day)
Anne Lockhart .......... Diane Westmore (1941)
Miguel Ferrer .......... Ensign Robert 'Bobby' Wickes (1941)
Scatman Crothers ....... Tickler
Special Guest Star:
Jose Ferrer ............. Robert Caine (present day)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Elizabeth Lindsey ...... Kiki
Sonny Ching ............ Maku
Remi Abellira .......... Moki (recurring)
Reri Tava Jobe ......... Hostess
Patricia Herman ........ Jessie
David Palmer ........... Mueller
Larry Shriver .......... John Sculley
Judith Sykes ........... Maid
Grady Bumpus ........... Serviceman
Synopsis 1:
A supreme court nominee gives Magnum 24 hours to find his wife whom he
hasn't seen in 40 years.
Synopsis 2:
Judge Robert Caine hires Magnum to find a woman who Caine married in 1941,
because she is blackmailing him.
[ NOTE: Miguel Ferrer and Anne Lockhart play their parents' characters during flashback sequences. ]
On closing credits:
"We gratefully acknowledge the U.S. Department of Interior for their cooperation during the filming of this episode"

1.10 [--] Magnum PI: THE CURSE OF THE KING KAMEHAMEHA CLUB
19Feb81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Babs Greyhosky
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
Gretchen Corbett ..... Christine Richards
Lew Ayres ............ Sidney Dollinger
Manu Tupou ........... Charlie Kalo
*
With: (end credits)
Remi Abellira ......... Moki (recurring)(exit)
Herman Wedemeyer ...... Coroner
Sol Bright ............ Kahuna (Makua Wani)
Elizabeth Smith ....... Mrs. Macao
Jo Pruden ............. Doctor
Robert Oldt ........... Henry Lewis
A TV journalist makes a big story out of a native Hawaiian who places a curse on Rick and the club that
appears to be effective.
Note: This is the last episode where Ian Freebairn-Smith's original theme for the series is used.
From the next episode, Mike Post & Pete Carpenter's familiar theme, is used

1.11 [--] Magnum PI: THICKER THAN BLOOD
26Feb81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Donald P. Bellisario
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
Vincent Caristi ...... Joey
Chip Lucia ........... coast guard lieutenant
Andre Phillippe ...... Renard
Jeff Mackay .......... Lt. "Mac" McReynolds (recurring)
Alan Caillou ......... Freighter Captain
*
With: (end credits)
James Hildenbrand .... Radioman
Michael Dennis ....... Helmsman
Neal Lipe ............ Coast Guard Pilot
Michael Spilotro ..... Federal Marshal
Kit Wennersten ....... Coast Guard Radioman
Frank Adolfi ......... Auctioneer
Norm Compton ......... Gang Boss
Howard Kaohi ......... Hawaiin Driver
T.C. is arrested for smuggling a man into Hawaii; however he'll say nothing in his own defense.

1.12 [--] Magnum PI: ALL ROADS LEAD TO FLOYD
12Mar80
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Teleplay by Rogers Turrentine and Babs Greyhosky / Story by Rogers Turrentine
Directed by Ron Satlof
Guest Stars:
Anne Bloom .......... Cindy Lewellen
Red West ............ Bull Radney
Andy Romano ......... Clarence Burnside
Special Guest Star:
Noah Beery .......... Floyd Lewellen
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Georgia Schimdt ...... old lady
With:
Seth Sakai .......... Yoshio Mizamura
Deborah Hedquist .... Secretary (Debbie)
Elissa Hoopai ....... Vicki (Waitress)
John Stalker ........ Tim (Oahi Greeters)
Esmond Chung ........ Peter (Tour Guide)
Ben Wong ............ Bartender
Dave Kimura ......... Ishil
Sam Yoshida ......... Yokoto
A woman hires Magnum to find her father-a small time crook who has no desire to be found.

1.13 [--] Magnum PI: ADELAIDE
19Mar81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Robert Hamilton
Directed by Lawrence Doheny
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Star:
Christine Belford ............. Adelaide Malone
Special Guest Star:
Cameron Mitchell .............. USN Captain Charles Cathcart (retired)
*
With (end credits)
Don Lamond .......... William McDonald impostor)
Allan Kucin ......... William McDonald #2
Gray Gleason ........ Tony
Tremaine Tamayose ... Ring Attendant
Deborah Takushi ..... Waitress
A farmer and her uncle hire Magnum to protect their prize jumping horse.

1.14 [--] Magnum PI: DON'T SAY GOODBYE
26Mar81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Teleplay by T.J. Miles and Babs Greyhosky / Story by T.J. Miles
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Director of Photography: Thom Neuwirth
Guest Stars:
Andrea Marcovicci ...... Amy Crane (alias Carol Foster)
Ted Danson ............. Stewart Crane
Special Guest Star:
Mercedes McCambridge ... Agatha Kimball
*
With: (end credits)
Wally Landford ......... Fat Jack
Kanani Choy ............ Eunice
Lawrence Rodrigues ..... Caretaker
Harry Chang ............ Doctor
Jim Reynolds ........... Frank La Rue
Shirley Rogers ......... Denise
Bobbi Dorsch ........... Girl
Magnum is hired by an old blind woman to pay off a blackmailer who has something on her granddaughter,
yet she has no desire to learn what it is.

1.15 [--] Magnum PI: THE BLACK ORCHID
2Apr81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Robert Hamilton
Directed by Ray Austin
Guest Stars:
John Ireland .......... Windom Jackson
Judith Chapman ........ Louise DeBolt/Jackson
Special Guest Star:
Kathryn Leigh Scott ... Christie DeBolt
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Bob Hoy ............... Bart
Robert Apisa .......... Kimo
Rich Johnson .......... Leon
Ray Austin ............ Philippe
A woman who likes to act out her fantasies hires Magnum to portray a Bogart style P.I..

1.16 [--] Magnum PI:  J. "DIGGER"  DOYLE
9Apr81
Written by Donald P. Bellisario
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
Erin Gray ............. Special Agent Joy "Digger" Doyle
Stewart Moss .......... David Clark
Jacquelyn Ray ......... Lisa
And:
Orson Welles .......... the voice of Robin Masters
*
With: (end credits)
Ric Marlow ............ Rene
Dean Wein ............. Ticket Agent
Philip Bancel ......... Charles
Patrick Bishop ........ Attnedant (recurring)
Diane Crowley ......... Mrs. Blaisdell
J.D. Jones ............ Pilot
Bruce Atkinson ........ Robin Masters (stand in)
Sherey Kaahea ......... Luana
After an attempt on Robin's life, Robin hires a lady security expert to tighten up the security at his estate,
much to Magnum and Higgins disdain.
Note: This episode was partly designed as a pilot for a potential series that would star Erin Gray
(best known for playing Colonel Wilma Deering in 'Buck Rogers In The 25th Century') as J. "Digger"
Doyle. It was never developed into a series.
This is the first of a number of episodes where screen legend Orson Welles provides the voice of Robin Masters.
It is the only episode where he is credited on-screen for the role - on all other occasions, he would be un-credited.

1.17 [--] Magnum PI: BEAUTY KNOWS NO PAIN
16Apr81
Produced by J. Rickley Dumm
Written by Robert Hamilton
Directed by Ray Austin
Director of Photography Frank Raymond
Guest Stars:
Marcia Wallace ........ Barbara "Babs" Terranova
Curtis Credel ......... Agent Slim
Jim Weston ............ Roger
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Louise Fitch .......... Wanda Burton
Walt Davis ............ Chuck
Darby Hinton .......... Buddy Moran
A fitness instructor offers to train Magnum for a marathon that T.C. has entered him in, in lieu of his fee
for finding her fiancee.

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