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Magnum P.I. Season 5 Release Date, Cast, Plot, Synopsis, and More!

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Magnum P.I. is an American tv series in the crime genre, it is from the original Magnum P.I. wherein Tom Selleck featured as Thomas Magnum, also working as a private detective solving the cases coming across to him throughout the series. The original series was released from the year 1982 to 1988, the series was highly popular during the time and always ranked among the top 20 U.S television programs given under the Nielsen ratings for almost 5 years.

Magnum P.I. Season 5 Releasing Date

Magnum P.I. Season 5 Releasing Date
Magnum P.I. Season 5 Releasing Date

After receiving the chop from CBS in May, Magnum P.I. was among the most conspicuous fatalities in the carnage of TV cancellations, yet fans and public figures are still talking about it. Following news that the show’s film studio, Universal TV, was looking for a new home for it, there are already rumors that Thomas Magnum might return for a series finale on a different channel.

Few series are fortunate enough to have been salvaged from cancellation, but Magnum P.I. appears to be one of them. According to Deadline, negotiations are underway for the Jay Hernandez-led drama to be picked up by USA Network and/or NBC, however, the specifics of a proposed deal have yet to be sorted out. One potential is that the USA will air seasons that originally aired on CBS, whereas NBC will air the latest episodes.

This is far from a foregone conclusion, as bringing Magnum P.I. to the USA and/or NBC must require Universal TV to strike a deal with CBS Studios, which co-produces the show. Talks with NBC Universal haven’t started yet, according to reports. By the end of next month, an agreement between the two parties, which was not the worst information to arrive in June. The deadline for casting selections is on June 30.

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Magnum P.I. Season 5 cast members

Magnum P.I. Season 5 cast members
Magnum P.I. Season 5 cast members

The protagonist of the series is Jay Hernandez playing the role of Thomas Magnum in the series, he is an American actor as well as a model in the fashion industry, he began his career through Hang Time by NBC. He has also starred in Hostel and Hostel II. Perdita Weeks played the role of Juliet Higgins in the series. She is a British actress widely popular for her role as Juliet Higgins. Stephen Hill played the role of Theodore Roosevelt in the series. He is highly popular for his works in various television platforms, he recently starred in Lewis & Clark by HBO as well as in Pete Chatmon’s BlackCard.

Roger R. Mosley played the role of John Booky in the series. He is an American actor, writer, and director widely famous for his works in all seasons of Magnum P.I, the original series. Zachary Andrew Knighton is an American actor popularly known for his role in Happy Endings as Dave Rose as well as in the series FlashForward. Tim Kang plays the role of Detective Gordon Katsumoto in the series, he is an American actor widely popular for his works in the tv series Mentalist.

The other cast members of the series include Amy Hill as Teuila Tuileta, Chantal Thuy as Detective Lia Kaleo, Bobby Lee as Jin Jeong, Betsy Phillips as Suzy Madison, and Jay Ali as Dr. Ethan, Taylor Wily as Kamekona, Janel Parrish as Maleah and Kimee Balmilero as Noelani Cunha.

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Magnum P.I. Season 5 Storyline

Magnum P.I. Season 5 Storyline
Magnum P.I. Season 5 Storyline

The series revolves around Thomas Magnum, a former Navy SEAL following the original version of the series, who becomes a private detective and begins to live at Robin’s Nest guest house. The estate is owned by Robin Master and he assigns Juliet Higgin to the estate for its protection, she is a former MI6 agent. She is shown helping Thomas with his cases throughout the series and ends up being an official member of the P.I. agency in season 2. Magnum and Higgins have a cold relationship at first, but as the show continued, they developed an implicit admiration and liking for one another.

After the partnership became popular with fans, several episodes allocated additional television viewing to this “strange couple” coupling. Although Higgins can be seen alone in a cabin, scooping up a phone ringing and speaking to Robin Masters in at least one episode, implying they are two different people, this assumption is neither proven nor dismissed. Magnum’s main two island acquaintances are Theodore “T.C.” Calvin (Roger E. Mosley), who operates a local restaurant and operates a one-person regional helicopter charter and tour van program called “Island Hoppers,” and is frequently convinced by Magnum to pilot him throughout numerous cases.

Rick appeared in an appropriate 1930s dress at “Rick’s Cafe Americain” in town in the premiere episode, which was influenced by Casablanca. Officials concluded, however, that viewers would have been unable to completely engage with this feature when the pilot was completed. Meanwhile, Rick took over the opulent King Kamehameha Club on the beachfront, which has the whole subscription, and Higgins on the director of the company. Magnum frequents the club, taking advantage of its amenities and amassing an ever-increasing bill, stoking the Magnum-Higgins hatred.

Magnum P.I. season 5 Creators

Magnum P.I. season 5 Creators
Magnum P.I. season 5 Creators

The series has been developed by Donald P. Bellisario, he is an American screenwriter and producer widely known for his works in the series Tale of the Gold Monkey, Quantum Leap, JAG, and Airwolf alongside Glen A. Larson, he is an American musician, writer, director and producer widely known for his works in the series Alias Smith and Jones, Battlestar Galactica from 1978 to 1979 and the Saga of a Star World. The producers of the series are Tome Greene, Douglas Weaver, Rick Weaver, and Andrew Schneider. The production companies involved are Perfect Storm Entertainment, Universal Television, 101st Street Entertainment, and CBS Studios.

Magnum P.I. Season 5 Trailer

As of now since the season was announced to be canceled there is no trailer. The trailer of season 4 is given below. The trailer was released on 18 September 2021 by TV Promos.

Where to watch Magnum P.I.?

The series can be streamed entirely only on Amazon Prime Video.

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