Subject: Re: John Hillerman ("Magnum, P.I.") dead at 84
In article <email@example.com>,
"Jim G."<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> anim8rfsk sent the following on 11/09/2017 at 08:48 PM:
> > In article <email@example.com>,
> > "Jim G."<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> anim8rfsk sent the following on 11/09/2017 at 07:00 PM:
> >>> In article <email@example.com>,
> >>> "Jim G."<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>>> Well, crap. I'll have to watch one of my Magnum faves and have a glass
> >>>> of Scotch in his honor tonight.
> >>> But which? One of the Higgin's brothers eps?
> >> Nah. Those were never favorites of mine.
> >>> He has some good scenes in Digger Doyle, plus, Erin Gray, shorts, extra
> >>> Ferrari.
> >> Yeah, that one's good. Feeling obsolete was classic Higgins. And Magnum
> >> carrying him up all of those steps while he druggedly rambles on was
> >> great. And, as you say, Digger.
> >>> He gets the last word in the finale IIRC.
> >>> MPI isn't on The Netflix. I might have to settle for AT LONG LAST LOVE
> >>> (the extended length road show version of course) ...
> >>> Every season is on The Amazon Prime! And every episode is ... not
> >>> available. Rat bastards.
> >> On the Magnum front, I'm probably gonna go with "Black on White" from
> >> Season Three. Some good Higgins backstory -- he recommended courtmartial
> >> for everyone, including himself -- and all of the guys are involved in
> >> one way or another, as well, even if TC *did* get conned into tearing up
> >> all of those gas receipts in the end. Heh. And they try to pull one over
> >> on Higgins, but this time it's for a good cause. And Ian McShane in an
> >> early role (and the far better of his two appearances on the show). And
> >> most of all, just a really good story about what war can do to a person.
> > I considered that, but I remember it too clearly.
> A real classic. It also had Agatha and Doc Ibold. They seemed to invite
> everyone to participate in that one!
> > The Dark Web is providing me with something from each season. There's
> > actually an episode Higgins isn't in! Probably not appropriate for this.
> > So far I've grabbed
> > Digger Doyle
> > Tropical Madness - Thomas and Higgy quarrel over a visiting girl
> Higgins loses again, but impressed me in the end.
> > Pleasure Principle - Thomas and Higgy switch personalities
> > Legend of the Lost Art - the classic with Margaret Colin and The Hat
> > On the way are Letter to a Duchess (which is not the one with Jessica 6)
> > and at least one of those B&W noir eps
> Some good choices there. Grab the red-faced thespian one while you're at it!
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