Blue Bloods fans in meltdown as Magnum PI star returns?!

Larry Manetti, best known for his role as Orville 'Rick' Wright in the original Magnum PI, appeared in Blue Bloods season 13 episode 18, titled Family Matters, as retired police sergeant Sam Velucci. Fans were thrilled to see him on the show, though he never shared a scene with Tom Selleck's character Frank Reagan. Manetti's character used a wheelchair in the episode, and it was revealed that the actor had a stroke seven years ago, making it difficult for him to walk. It's currently unknown if Manetti's appearance was a one-off or the introduction of a new recurring character. Blue Bloods season 13 airs on Fridays on CBS in the USA and the following Mondays on Sky Witness in the UK.

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