From: Adam H. Kerman <ahk@chinet.com>
Subject: Re: John Hillerman ("Magnum, P.I.") dead at 84
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From: "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@chinet.com>
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Subject: Re: John Hillerman ("Magnum, P.I.") dead at 84
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:16:06 -0000 (UTC)
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EGK<me@privacy.net> wrote:
>10 Nov 2017 04:31:05 -0000 (UTC), "Adam H. Kerman"<ahk@chinet.com> wrote:
>>EGK<me@privacy.net> wrote:

>>>I'm watching the show's pilot episode right now.   Watching Magnum PI always
>>>makes me feel both happy and sad at the same time.  I used to watch it
>>>sometimes with my best friend at that time.  He died of Cancer in 1987 just
>>>so it was just a year before the series ended.   I have some nice memories
>>>watching that show with him.   

>>That's sad.

>What's a good word that means both happy and sad?   Melancholy?   That would
>describe it.   He was someone I went all through school with from
>kindergarten through high school and we worked together after.   Magnum PI
>was one of his favorite shows.

Melancholy and nostalgia, of course. I think we all recall a television
series from when it was new to us, and the feelings we had for family and
friends we shared and discussed it with or someone older who introduced
us to it.