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'Magnum, P.I.' Quiz
by Staff
Tom Selleck became a household name due to his role as a private investigator in paradise. How much do you know about 'Magnum, P.I.'?

Where does the private investigator named Magnum live?

  • in a hammock
  • in beachfront shack
  • on someone else's property

What's the name of the author who never appears on the show but pays for Magnum's services?

  • Stuart
  • Robin
  • John

For how many seasons did "Magnum, P.I." air?

  • five
  • seven
  • eight

What sort of car did Magnum often borrow from his employer, Robin?

  • Lamborghini
  • Ferrari
  • Porsche

How many different Ferraris did Magnum drive during the show's run?

  • two
  • three
  • four

How many total episodes were aired?

  • 162
  • 171
  • 184

With which branch of the military did Magnum serve before resigning and becoming a private investigator?

  • Navy
  • Army
  • Air Force

Where was the show filmed?

  • Hawaii
  • Florida
  • Southern California

Who provided the voice for Robin Masters?

  • Vincent Buligosi
  • Gene Roddenberry
  • Orson Welles

On which network did "Magnum, P.I." air?

  • CBS
  • NBC
  • ABC

What does Magnum's friend Rick do for a living?

  • owns a bar
  • sells souvenirs
  • chef

Which person did NOT guest star during the show's run?

  • Ted Danson
  • William Shatner
  • Ernest Borginine

Why did the Ferraris used for the show have to be specifically altered for actor Tom Selleck?

  • He was too tall.
  • He had spine problems.
  • He had rheumatoid arthritis.

What was Jonathan Higgins' profession before he began managing the property that Magnum guards?

  • journalist
  • lawyer
  • military

What sort of dogs does Jonathan Higgins use to help patrol the property?

  • Dobermans
  • German Shepherds
  • Golden Retrievers

What sort of business does Magnum's friend T.C. operate?

  • excavation
  • helicopter
  • surf boards

What do Higgins and Magnum call the estate that they protect?

  • Robin's Nest
  • Eagle's Lookout
  • Raptor's Den

Due to his obligations with "Magnum, P.I.," Tom Selleck missed out on a chance for a role in which movie?

  • "Blade Runner"
  • "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
  • "Star Wars"

Which kind of car did Robin Masters NOT have in his spacious garage?

  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Jeep

Magnum often wore a baseball cap featuring which team logo?

  • New York Mets
  • Atlanta Braves
  • Detroit Tigers

What was Rick's profession before opening a bar?

  • military
  • fisherman
  • utilities construction

What sort of animal appears on Magnum's garish shirt?

  • jungle bird
  • tiger
  • tropical fish

As a young man, Magnum excelled at what sport?

  • golf
  • football
  • baseball

What kind of beer does Magnum always prefer?

  • Old Dusseldorf
  • Fosters
  • Heineken

How does Magnum "die" at the end of the seventh season?

  • gunfire
  • He falls.
  • He is hit by a car.

What was the highest Nielsen ranking that the show reached?

  • No. 1
  • No. 2
  • No. 3

Of the four primary cast members, how many regularly sported mustaches?

  • three
  • two
  • one

Near the end of the series, what does Magnum suspect about Higgins?

  • that he is Robin
  • that he is a war criminal
  • that he is dying

True or False: During the show's final episode, we learn that Higgins is Robin Masters.

  • true
  • false

During the final episode, the show's creators wanted to reveal which person as Robin Masters?

  • Clint Eastwood
  • Higgins
  • Orson Welles