MacGyver: Season 2, Episode 5

Final Approach (27 Oct. 1986)

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Macgyver and four youths are stranded in the wilderness after their plane crashes. Gang rivalries among the youth escalate an already precarious situation.



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Episode cast overview:
Tom Cavanaugh
Buck Young ...
Chad Dee Block ...
Search Coordinator (as Chad Block)


Mac is not amused when Peter fixes the Phoenix Foundation flight simulator to crash just before he actually takes a bunch of probation trouble youths camping by airplane, without any budget. Their regular counselor takes reinforcements as an insult and splits; Mac wins some respect by his ingenious bush cooking skills. The pilot who was to return the party a few days later gets a heart-attack, so they crash in the wilderness. The rebellious ruffians (boys and one disputed girl) prove quite a handful to get out of trouble -most of which they keep creating- even with macgyverisms, but a serious grudge between gang leaders and a medical emergency really push Mac's resourcefulness to the limit, but at least now they all pull together... Written by KGF Vissers

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