Warning: spoilers forward for Episode 16 of Magnum P.I. Season 5, referred to as “Run With the Satan.”
Magnum P.I. returned from a short break for an episode that put Magnum and Higgins on the case of an Amish teenage lady who had come to Hawaii, solely to go lacking. Over the course of the investigation, they discovered that younger Hannah was not completely who her youthful brother Saul thought. Magnum and Higgins in the end ran afoul of Sam Bedrosian, performed by Higher Name Saul‘s Patrick Fabian. He wasn’t the primary character of “Run With the Satan,” however he was featured sufficient that I believe Bedrosian is the character that Jay Hernandez previewed months in the past… and I am unhappy once more that Magnum P.I. was cancelled.
Bedrosian was launched because the boss of a “personal fairness group,” however Magnum and Higgins rapidly made it clear that they believed he had a really, very, very darkish facet. Whereas they stated they did not care if he was concerned within the murders of a bunch of criminals as a result of they simply needed to seek out Hannah, he wasn’t the best way to seek out her. Finally, Bedrosian’s males kidnapped Saul to try to get Magnum and Higgins to get again the $250,000 that was stolen for him, however they managed to kidnap Bedrosian as a substitute to make a commerce for Saul. In a parting shot, Bedrosian advised them they’d “must reply this,” to which Magnum stated that they’d be seeing him.
The episode ended with none closure for Bedrosian clearly creating a grudge in opposition to our heroes, however I nonetheless may not have thought that he’d have a recurring function on Magnum P.I. if not for what Jay Hernandez advised CinemaBlend again within the spring. I spoke with the star concerning the midseason finale in April, and on the time, he previewed a personality who was going to trigger issues within the second half of Season 5. He stated:
Should you’ve been studying CinemaBlend’s Magnum P.I. protection over the previous few months, it’s possible you’ll know that I have been questioning since earlier than the autumn premiere when this new character could be launched. I definitely anticipated it to be earlier than when there have been solely 4 full episodes remaining of your entire collection, however getting Patrick Fabian to play the character makes his debut definitely worth the wait.
Jay Hernandez’s remark that the character might be a part of the present in the long term if NBC renewed for a sixth season simply makes me want once more that the present might be saved for the second time. That appears unlikely at this level, notably in mild of what showrunner Eric Guggenheim stated a few future past Season 5.
However how may I not want that there could be time for Bedrosian to return and doubtlessly turn into a full-fledged huge unhealthy past the few remaining episodes? Even the Magnum P.I. writers account on X was hyping Patrick Fabian’s arrival:
For now, I am going to simply maintain out hope to see a bit extra of Patrick Fabian as Bedrosian earlier than the ultimate credit roll on Magnum P.I. with Episode 20 of Season 5, and be joyful that I lastly know who Jay Hernandez was teasing all these months in the past. The showrunner has already previewed that the finale will not finish on a painful cliffhanger, however my cash is on some tales nonetheless having very open endings. Followers can even revisit the total fifth season thus far streaming with a Peacock Premium subscription and the primary 4 seasons by way of Freevee.