Magnum P.I.

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Cheerfully corny reboot of detective show has some violence.

CBS Drama 2018

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 9+

Action, heart and humor in beautiful HI

Show is full of action, heart and humor. Positive representation of veterans and good friends working together.

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age 16+

Great show but can the romance between Magnum & Higgy

I really enjoy this show. It includes life lessons with good morals, its not extremely violent, and it is very entertaining. All the main characters are also wholesome people. Just one thing I don't particularly like is the way the writers of the show has been drifting in to a supposed romance between Magnum and Higgy. In my view, it is unnecessary to hold audience interest, and it is a bit weird. They are both great characters when they spar, yet support each other. I feel that it would be of more value to emphasize the collaboration between the two rather than drift in to romance. I really liked it when Magnum started a relationship with the detective at HPD, and the interest by the dad in a previous show in Higgy would be interesting to showcase in future episodes. Stop already with that romance between the colleagues. It is discomforting. Thanks guys!

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