What do you know about Magnum,
P.I.? Try this Alan's FUN TV Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
Who created Magnum, P.I.?
- Donald P. Bellisario
- Thomas Sullivan
- Robin Masters
2. The series centers around the
character Thomas Magnum. What military unit was Magnum a member of?
- U.S. Air Force THUNDERBIRDS
- U.S. Army GREEN BERETS
- U.S. Navy SEAL
3. Magnum lived in the guest house of a
lush 200-acre beachfront estate Robin's Nest in Hawaii, at the
invitation of its owner, celebrated (but never seen) author of lurid
novels Robin Masters, in exchange for his expertise in quality control
of the estate's security. John Hillerman played Englishman Jonathan
Quayle Higgins III, the estate's manager. Where was Hillerman born?
- Isle of Rhodes, England
- Manchester, England
- Denison, Texas
4. What car from Robin's Nest did
Magnum drive most of the time?
- Porsche 928
- Austin-Martin 140
- Ferrari 308 GTS
5. Roger E. Mosley played Theodore "T.C."
Calvin (played by Roger E. Mosley) a helicopter pilot who operates a
tourist charter business, where he flies a distinctively painted Hughes
500D. What was the business name?
- Island Hoppers
- Hawaii Choppers
- Flights Over Hawaii
6. Larry Manetti played Orville Wilbur
Richard "Rick" Wright, who is manager of the King Kamehameha Club,
an exclusive beachfront members-only club. In the pilot, what did Rick
- Rick's Cafe Americaine
- King Kamehameha Club
- The Blue Hawaiian
7. Who did NOT win an Emmy
for Magnum, P.I.?
- Tom Selleck
- John Hillerman
- Orson Wells
8. Selleck also often wore a baseball
cap. What baseball team was he a fan?
- Philadelphia Phillies
- Pittsburgh Pirates
- Detroit Tigers
9. Tom Selleck was cast as the lead in a
movie; however, because of the contract with Magnum, P.I. he was unable
to do the movie. What was the movie?
- Star Trek
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
10. Magnum and Higgins often "break the
fourth wall." What did they do?
- "locking eyes" with the audience
- pretending the other characters are
- act overboard