Mac and Jack are about to be honored by an African President they helped. Pete is handling the event. Mac learns that Jack was found wondering around and has no idea of what he's doing. Mac has him checked out and learns that he may have been brainwashed but what for and how to get him out of it, they need to find out. They don't know that the Vice President and his wife are the ones behind the whole thing. They want him to assassinate the President. And they try to make sure Mac doesn't interfere. Written by
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MacGyver tells Pete that it doesn't look like Jack came to MacGyver's boathouse, yet he says this after only looking downstairs and calling out to Jack, completely avoiding looking upstairs. See more
Mr. Thornton should have been here an hour ago. Vice President Mantu is asking where he is.
Uh, Miss Hendrix, I'm sure he just got hung up, somewhere.
That's no excuse to insult foreign dignitaries.
References The Manchurian Candidate