CTVA US Crime - "Magnum P.I." (Universal/CBS) Season 4 (1983-84)

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Season 4 (1983-84)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Magnum, P.I. ###############
############## season 4 1983-84 ##############
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 CBS Thursdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern   (21 episodes)
Supervising Producer. (Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr. (Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Producers: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Producer: Reuben Leder

4.1 [--] Magnum PI: HOME FROM THE SEA
b: 29-Sep-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Donald P. Bellisario
d: Harvey Laidman
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Susan Blanchard (Katherine Magnum (1950s))
Constance Forslund (Sandy)
R.J. Williams (Tommy (Magnum as a boy) (1950s))
Special Guest Star:
Robert Pine (Lieutenant Thomas S. Magnum, senior (1950s))
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)  
With:
Geoffrey Heise (Goffrey Bonner)
Patrick Tendo (Tony)
Norman Tang (Wong (Chinese chef))
Dejohn Williams (Mikey)
Bud Ralson (Naval Officer)
Synopsis:
Magnum finds himself adrift at sea after a boating accident and vividly relives his father's death during the Korean War.

4.2 [--] Magnum PI: LUTHER GILLIS: FILE #521
b: 06-Oct-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Reuben Leder
d: Virgil Vogel
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Eugene Roche (Luther H. Gillis, P.I.)
Melora Hardin (Nancy Perkins)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)  
Kwan Hi Lim (Lieutenant Yoshi Tanaka) (recurring)  
With:
Faye Cameron (Sister Mary Madeline Rose)
Wallace Landford (Artie Keanu)
Gabriel Aio (Little Tony)
Jim Bertino (Bum)
Steven Perry (Policeman #1)
Robert Silva (Policeman #2)
Synopsis:
Magnum meets hard-bitten St. Louis P.I. Luther Gillis when he comes to Hawaii on a missing persons case-his daughter.

4.3 [--] Magnum PI: SMALLER THAN LIFE
b: 13-Oct-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Duglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: J. Rickley Dumm
d: Alan J. Levi
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Cork Hubbert .................. Waldo Norris
Lenore Kasdorf ................ Savannah
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Blackie Dammett ............... William Skuler
With:
Alika Chee (Lee)
Lani Kim (Records Clerk)
Gene Price (President voice)
Synopsis:
Magnum finds himself bamboozled by a little guy who claims to be a CIA operative needing help with a
matter of national security.

4.4 [--] Magnum PI: DISTANT RELATIVE
b: 20-Oct-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Nick Thiel
d: Virgil Vogel
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Alice Cadogan (Wendy Wright)
Elisha Cook (Jr.) (Ice Pick) (recurring)  
Special Guest Star:
Kathleen Lloyd (Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin) (recurring)  
Special Appearance by:
Carol Channing (Herself)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)  
With:
James Lawrence (Dave)
Douglas Mossman (Officer Riley)
Frank Atienza (Sergeant Puna)
George O'Hanlon Jr. (Frank)
Synopsis:
Rick asks Magnum to escort his sheltered younger sister on a date her first night in Hawaii, but the
surprising young lady ditches him and winds up dead.

4.5 [--] Magnum PI: LIMITED ENGAGEMENT
b: 03-Nov-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Duglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
Teleplay by: Richard Yalem and Jay Huguely / Story: Stephen Katz and Richard Yalem
d: Harvey Laidman
dop: WFG
gs:
Mildred Natwick (Margaret 'Madge' L. LaSalle)
Darleen Carr (Heather Wilcox)
John McLiam (Johnnie Welles)
Martha Scott (Jeanie K. LaSalle)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)  
Jim Hutchison (Harvey)
With:
Michael Blair (Oliver)
Lasi Tanoai (Skeeter)
Jack Hisatake (Burly Man)
Daniel Fitzsimmons (Donnie)
Bart McCollough (Policeman)
Sandy Sands (Herman)
Synopsis:
Magnum befriends two helpless little old ladies following a traffic accident as he was pursuing the culprits
responsible for several convenience store robberies.

4.6 [--] Magnum PI: LETTER TO A DUCHESS
b: 10-Nov-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Robert Hamilton
d: Bernard L. Kowalski
dop: WFG
Guest Star:
Jane Merrow ......... Vivian Brock Jones - Lady Wilkerson, Duchess of Whitt
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Terence Knapp ....... Wilkes
With:
Max Kleven .......... Graham
Terry Head .......... Shopkeeper
Yankee Chang ........ Vendor
Synopsis:
A mysterious Englishwoman arrives in Hawaii believing the love notes written by Higgins were actually sent by Magnum.

4.7 [--] Magnum PI: SQUEEZE PLAY [NOT verified]
b: 17-Nov-1983
w: Reuben Leder
d: Harry Falk
Cast:
Dick Shawn (Buzz Benoit)
Peter Isacksen (Jerome Leroy "Bad Friday"/"Killer" Kappelwitz/Stenhauser)
Debbie Zipp (Lola Stenhauser)
Eddie Deezen (Mickey Dalrumple)
Patrick Bishop (Keoki)
Lord Blears (Bartender)
William Ogilvie (Lou)
Bob Fimiani (Federal Marshal)
Clyde Frair (Old Man)
Antone Ferreira (Umpire)
Megan Huges (Taphie)
Orson Welles (the voice of Robin Masters [uncredited])
Synopsis:
Robin Masters wagers the estate and the King Kamehameha Club on the outcome of a softball game between his
employees and those of a sleazy, unscrupulous publisher of girlie magazines.

4.8 [--] Magnum PI: A SENSE OF DEBT (on-screen title) aka "A Sense of Justice"
b: 01-Dec-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Jay Huguely
d: Ivan Dixon
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Denny Miller (Leon Platt)
Greg Mullavey (Charlie Amos)
Shannen Doherty (Ima Platt)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Robert Whiting (Claude)
Donald Gibb (Condley Willard)
Alan Trammell (himself)
Lou Whitaker (himself)
With:
Barbara Sinclair (Wanda)
Todd Camenson (Bartender)
Synopsis:
T.C. allows an old friend to persuade him to repay a debt of honor by substituting for him in a
bare-knuckles boxing match while Magnum tries to catch a Detroit Tigers game.

4.9 [--] Magnum PI: THE LOOK
b: 08-Dec-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Louis F. Vipperman
d: Harry Falk
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Gretchen Corbett (Holly Hudson (formerly known as Holly Fox)
Stephen Young (Don Cassidy)
Jean Bruce Scott (Lieutenant Maggie Poole) (recurring)
Ralph Strait (Security Guard Ralph)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)  
Raymond O'Keefe (Benny)
Joe Moore (Russ Griffith)
With:
Devon Guard (Lori)
Nevada Woodward (Joanie)
Mark Pinkosh (Biker)
Synopsis:
Magnum, T.C. and Rick all try to help locate the boyfriend of a disc jockey they admired in Vietnam.

4.10 [--] Magnum PI: Operation: SILENT NIGHT (Christmas Episode)
b: 15-Dec-1983
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: RW/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Chris Abbott-Fish & Reuben Leder
d: Mike Vejar
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Ed Lauter ................ Destroyer Capt. Quintin
Bruce French ............. Ensign Jensen
*
(no end cast)
Synopsis:
The guys find themselves stranded on a barren island at Christmas time- one destined to
be the target of Naval maneuvers.

4.11 [--] Magnum PI: JORORO FAREWELL
b: 05-Jan-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
Teleplay by: Reuben Leder / Story: Fay Nakahawara
d: Ivan Dixon
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Robert Ito (Ray Lum)
John Saxon (Ed "Wrestler" Russler)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Wesley Ogata (Prince Danny Lin of Jororo)
Linda Ryan (Louise Peardon)
Marcus Shimomi (Benny Arlee)
George Liberato (Arcade Manager)
Synopsis:
A young prince takes refuge at Robin's Nest when the terrorists who killed his father threaten to kill
him while his team of Little Leaguers compete in Hawaii.

4.12 [--] Magnum PI: THE CASE OF THE RED FACED THESPIAN
b: 19-Jan-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Robert Hamilton
d: Ivan Dixon
Guest Stars:
Ronald Lacey (Archer Hayes, playing Pablo Picasso / Lowell Xavier Jameson)
Colleen Camp (Valerie Kane)
John McCook (Nolan Atherton, playing F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Laurette Spang-McCook (Marge Atherton, playing Zelda
Vonetta McGee (Inez Stuart, playing Josephine Baker)
June Chadwick (Lady Cynthia Warrington Stout)
Kwan Hi Lim (Lieutenant Yoshi Tanaka) (recurring)  (not sure if he was on opening or end credits)
*
With: (end credits)
John P. Romano (Douglas Fairbanks (double))
Synopsis:
One of the guests at Robin Masters' "Great Gatsby" party is killed and Higgins is the chief suspect,
but he has amnesia and believes himself a great Shakespearean actor.

4.13 [--] Magnum PI: NO MORE MR. NICE GUY
b: 26-Jan-1984
Teelplay by: Nick Thiel/ Story: Robert W. Gilmer
d: Mike Vejar
Guest Star:
Sal Viscuso (Security Guard Herbie)
Special Guest Star:
Kathleen Lloyd (Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin) (recurring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
James Emery (Fenady - "El Gato")
With:
Norman Compton (Officer Kawana)
Jerry Harpin (Clinton)
Peter Kalua (Kono)
Robert Silva (Police Officer #1)
Phil Sunda (Police Officer #2)
Synopsis:
Magnum is torn in two directions when Carol loses her job at the D.A.'s office and needs his immediate
help to get it back, endangering his reunion with several Navy buddies.

4.14 [--] Magnum PI: REMBRANT'S GIRL
b: 02-Feb-1984
w: Chris Abbott-Fish
d: James Frawley
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
John McMartin ............ Bill Campbell
Deborah Pratt ............ Gloria
Special Guest Star:
Carol Burnett ............ Susan Johnson
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)
With:
David Palmer (Mr. Halliburton)
(Jillie Mack as Sherry - uncredited)
Synopsis:
The daughter of a recently released counterfeiter, who wants Magnum to follow her father and to
plead her case, locks Magnum in a bank vault with her.

4.15 [--] Magnum PI: PARADISE BLUES
b: 09-Feb-1984
Teelplay: Chris Abbott s: Chas. Floyd Johnson & Chris Abbott
d: Bernard L. Kowalski
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Leslie Uggams ............ Alexis Carter
Chuck Mangione ........... Jimmy Nolan
*
Co-Starring; (end credits)
Tony King (Man)
With:
Nick Dimitri (Archie)
Buddy Van Horn (Jack)
James Grant Benton (Kika)
Patrick Bishop (Keoki)
Ed Ka'Ahea (Frank)
Ric Marlow (David 'Dave' Mitchell)
Synopsis:
Magnum despairs when T.C. renews his interest in a former girl friend whose greatest talent
seems to be attracting trouble.

4.16 [--] Magnum PI: THE RETURN OF LUTHER GILLIS
b: 16-Feb-1984
w: Reuben Leder
d: John Llewellyn Moxey
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Sheree North ............. Blanche
Geoffrey Lewis ........... Lloyd DeWitt
Special Guest Star:
Eugene Roche ............. Luther H. Gillis, P.I.
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Jeff Harlan .............. Jack Gillis
With:
Kanani Choy .............. Big Sally
Wallace Landford (Artie Keanu)
Kana Lindan (Jo)
Jim Bertino (Scrungo)
Gabriel Aio (Little Tony)
James Carroll (Blackie)
Jake Hoopai (Guard)
Curtys Chee (Messanger)
Gerard Mahi (Police Officer #1)
James Roach (Police Officer #2)
Synopsis:
Magnum runs into St. Louis gumshoe Luther Gillis again when both Higgins and Gillis' secretary / girlfriend disappear.

4.17 [--] Magnum PI: LET THE PUNISHMENT FIT THE CRIME
b: 23-Feb-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Robert Hamilton
d: Bernard L. Kowalski
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Kay Lenz ................. Sally DeForest
Christopher Mitchum ...... Eric DeForest
Gillian Dobb ............. Agatha Chumley (recurring)
Special Guest Star:
Hermione Baddeley ........ Bernice
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Olga Marr ................ Sylvia
Terence Knapp ............ Sir Cedic Brooke
Robert Nelson ............ Chen
Jacob Fuller ............. Chinese Man
Synopsis:
A woman who talks Magnum into finding her brother also talks Higgins into giving her a role in
his production of "The Mikado" for a visiting British politician.

4.18 [--] Magnum PI: HOLMES IS WHERE THE HEART IS
b: 08-Mar-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Judy Burns and Jay Huguely
d: John Llewellyn Moxey
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Patrick Macnee ........... David Malcolm Worth / Stanley Sigerson
Maurice Roeves ........... Hopkins
Michael Billington ....... Lever
George Kee Cheung ........ Victor Ching
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Gillian Dobb (Agatha Chumley) (recurring)
Danny Kamekona (Hoon Ching)
With:
Elizabeth Smith (Mrs. Akawi)
Galen Kam (Opium pipe salesman)
Bruce Atkinson (Vicar)
Synopis:
An old friend of Higgins', believed dead, surfaces in Hawaii with the alias
Stanley Sigerson and pursuing a man he believes to be a killer.

4.19 [--] Magnum PI: ON FACE VALUE
b: 15-Mar-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Nick Thiel
d: Harvey Laidman
Guest Star:
Talia Balsam ............. Emily Jackson
Special Guest Star:
Kathleen Lloyd ........... Assistant District Attorney Carol Baldwin (recuring)
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Tom Fujiwara ............. Dr. Konia
With:
Connie Kissinger ......... Nurse
Darryl Tsutsui ........... Cook
Leslie Llacuna ........... Kid
Dick Warlock ............. Jimmy Kiedash
Buddy Joe Hooker ......... Mark Kiedash
Synopsis:
Magnum feels tremendous guilt when he apparently injures a young woman with Robin's Ferrari.

4.20 [--] Magnum PI: DREAM A LITTLE DREAM
b: 29-Mar-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Reuben Leder
d: Roger E. Mosley
dop: WFG
Guest Star:
Cindy Pickett ............ Karen Teel
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Alexandra Diamond ........ Sandy Teel
Jeff Weston .............. Larry
With:
Robert Apisa ............. Joe Soames
Rosetta Tarantino ........ Leah
Synopsis:
A former lover and former surfing champion asks Magnum to be her bodyguard
as she prepares to regain her title despite some discouraging incidents.

4.21 [--] Magnum PI: I WITNESS
b: 03-May-1984
Sup.Pr.(Hollywood): Douglas Benton / Sup.Pr.(Hawaii): Chas. Floyd Johnson
Co-Pr: Rick Weaver/ Nick Thiel / Pr: Reuben Leder
w: Reuben Leder & Chris Abbott-Fish
d: John Llewellyn Moxey
dop: WFG
Guest Stars:
Denise Nicholas-Hill ..... Ntozake (T.C.'s date)
Joy Garrett .............. Joy Kelly
Ernest Harada ............ George Wong
*
Co-Starring: (end credits)
Kwan Hi Lim (Lieutenant Yoshi Tanaka) (recurring)  
Patrick Bishop (Keoki)
With:
Elissa Hoopai (Rosine)
Todd Camenson (Rabbit)
Emme Tomimbang (Reporter)
Robert Gleason (Spence)
Fran Ward (Glenda)
Frank McRae (Porky [uncredited])
Synopsis:
Higgins, T.C., and Rick all have different accounts of an armed robbery at
The King Kamehameha Club that they witnessed.

################# Magnum, P.I. ###############
############### End of season 4 ##############
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