'The Finder' review: FOX's new show still finding itself

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If you were a fan of early '80s beefcake detective shows, then "The Finder" may just be your new favorite show. Think of the mid-season starter, which debuts Thursday (Jan. 12) on FOX, as an updated "Magnum P.I." We've lost the mustache and the short shorts, but in all other respects the shows have a lot in common.Like "Magnum," "The Finder" is set in a tropical locale; instead of Hawaii, we have the Florida Keys. And main dude Walter Sherman ("7th Heaven's" Geoff Stults) is an Iraqi war vet, much like Tom Selleck's Thomas Magnum, who was a highly decorated Navy SEAL. And, like Magnum, Sherman has a sidekick -- but instead of an arch British butler, he's got the buff Michael Clark Duncan ("The Green Mile") who plays a former lawyer turned dive bar owner.Stults and Duncan are joined by series regulars Maddie Hasson, who plays a teen crook paroled to the care of...


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