Higgins sends Magnum to the docks to pick up a crate of books but instead of books, he finds a young Japanese woman in the crate.
A Pandora's box is opened when Magnum realizes that the crate of books he picked up at the docks actually contains a Japanese stowaway.
- Tom Selleck as Thomas Sullivan Magnum IV
- John Hillerman as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III
- Roger E. Mosley as Theodore "T.C." Calvin
- Larry Manetti as Rick Wright
- Kim Miyori as Mioshi Osawa
- Rick Hill as Lee Chambers (credited as Richard Hill)
- Danny Kamekona as Sato Osawa
- Dick Durock as Jansen
- Donald Gibb as Harms
- Peter Kalua as Keoni
- Jorie Remus as Mrs. Cheever
- Erick Scarsborough as Pool player
- Christine Pan James as Pearl Diver (credited as Christine Pan)
- Allan Okubo as Chauffeur
- Danny Kamekona portray's Higgins friend from World War II, a former Japanese soldier named Sato. Four years later, this same actor would also play another Sato, Miyagi's nemesis in The Karate Kid Part II.
- Roy Chambers (played by Rick Hill) is listed in the opening credits as "Lee Chambers".
- Higgins: To the untrained eye this may appear to be just another suburban lawn. For your information, we are standing on a scientifically formulated carpet of Bahia, Kentucky Bluegrass, and an African Zoysia. One doesn't just "mow it"!
- Magnum: Hi, guys!
- Magnum: You were supposed to kill me?
- Mr. Jansen: Nothing personal. We're only doing our job, that's all.
- Mr. Harms: So, ah, no hard feelings right?!
- Magnum: Wrong.
- Higgins: For some reason you're being intentionally obtuse!
- Magnum: Obtuse?!
- Higgins: Vague!
- Magnum: I know what it means Higgins!
|Season 3 (1980)|
|Did You See the Sunrise? ♦ Ki'is Don't Lie ♦ The Eighth Part of the Village ♦ Past Tense ♦ Black on White ♦ Flashback ♦ Foiled Again ♦ Mr. White Death ♦ Mixed Doubles ♦ Almost Home ♦ Heal Thyself ♦ Of Sound Mind ♦ The Arrow That Is Not Aimed ♦ Basket Case ♦ Birdman of Budapest ♦ I Do? ♦ Forty Years from Sand Island ♦ Legacy from a Friend ♦ Two Birds of a Feather ♦ ...By Its Cover ♦ The Big Blow ♦ Faith and Begorrah|