MacGyver: Season 1, Episode 21

A Prisoner of Conscience (30 Apr. 1986)

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To infiltrate a mental institution to free a political prisoner who is a friend of Pete's, MacGyver must feign madness. Getting in is the easy part...

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When Pete goes to Russia, Mac follows him. Pete reveals he is close a Russian reformist and because Pete was helping him correspond with other people, he was arrested and executed. Pete is there to help the man's daughter who could be arrested also. But when they find her, she reveals that her father is not dead but being held in an insane asylum. So they have to come up with a plan to rescue him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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When Mac is introduced to the other patients for the first time, the chess master folds the chess board such that the squares are not visible. When Dr. Suvarin takes the board from him, the squares are visible. See more »

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