While Pete's wife Connie, an archaeologist, and their adolescent son Michael, who resents his absentee father, are on a dig in Louisisiana, they are kidnapped by the men of mercenary Frank Bonner, a former agency colleague of Pete whom he blames for the death of the Bonner family in a Yemeni tribal pacification mission which went wring after Frank embezzled agency funds, planning a gruesome revenge: make Pete watch his own loved-ones die. MacGyver flies ahead so he can bug the gang's car at the meeting point. Even as they change vehicle, Mac works out where and sees trough Obadiah Moss they planted there to point him into the bayou, so he can make a surprising entry, frees Michael and together with him returns for his parents, pulling Macgyverisms all the time. Written by
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During the "trial", Pete tells Frank that the information about the ambush was classified until a couple of months earlier, yet Mac later tells Michael that the information had been classified until about five months earlier, when Pete had wanted to tell Michael about it but Michael had refused to meet with his father at that time. See more