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A PC gamer shows off hacking skills

by Critical Commons Manager

PC games and gamers are consistently treated with greater respect when depicted by Hollywood film and TV. In this improbable (where should I start?) scene from Magnum PI, a kid sharing a hospital room with Magnum offers to use the computer on which he has been playing Donkey Kong to hack into the personnel files of a CIA agent in 1983.

A PC is used both to play Donkey Kong and to hack into a company's personnel files

The versatility of hardware used to play PC games is highlighted when a kid demonstrates skill as a gamer and hacker on Magnum PI

from Magnum, P.I. S4E3 "Smaller Than Life" (1983)
Creator: Glen A. Larson
Distributor: Belisarius Productions
Posted by Critical Commons Manager