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"Mixed Doubles" is the ninth episode of the third season of Magnum, P.I. which originally aired on December 2, 1982.

Plot Edit

Magnum is, once again, duped into free investigation work. This time, as a tennis player in a pro-am tournament, Higgins pairs him with a rising star instead of the veteran he had chemistry with years ago when he was serving in the US Navy with her brother. Magnum is tasked with protecting a young tennis pro who is being threatened.

Synopsis Edit

Magnum plays bodyguard to a young and bratty tennis star who is receiving death threats. The assignment reunites him with an old flame - who is also the prime suspect in the case.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Guest Edit

  • Kim Richards as Carrie Reardon
  • Elaine Giftos as Ginger Leah Grant
  • Henry Gibson as Ronald Mills
  • Philip English as Dave Duncan
  • Claudette Nevins as Phyllis Reardon
  • Anulka Dziubinska as Zora Korcek
  • Nels Van Patten as Kenny Phelps

Trivia Edit

  • Kim Richards made her guest appearance in this episode, then she was nominated for a Young Artist Award as Best Young Actress.
  • Elaine Giftos (Ginger Leah Grant) and Larry Manetti appeared together in the 1995 movie Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure, starring Shannon Tweed and Larry Poindexter.

Quotes Edit

Magnum: I'm sorry Rick. I'm a little rusty on the serve. I just gotta get it up a little more, but when I do, it'll be a monster.
T.C.: Not with that follow through.
Magnum: What's wrong with it?
T.C.: You need more extension.
Magnum: I do?
T.C.: Mmm-Hmm
Rick: Try and keep this one on the court will you. We're running out of balls!
Magnum: Ok, this one will be in Rick, I promise. I will be just perfect.

Higgins: T.C. Baby, it ain't over 'til it's over.
  Season 3 (1980)
Did You See the Sunrise?Ki'is Don't LieThe Eighth Part of the VillagePast TenseBlack on WhiteFlashbackFoiled AgainMr. White DeathMixed DoublesAlmost HomeHeal ThyselfOf Sound MindThe Arrow That Is Not AimedBasket CaseBirdman of BudapestI Do?Forty Years from Sand IslandLegacy from a FriendTwo Birds of a Feather...By Its CoverThe Big BlowFaith and Begorrah