Jack Dalton asks for MacGyver's help in rescuing a botanist in Central America. Once there, MacGyver finds out that the botanist is an old friend.

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When Mac gets home, it's been emptied, not by burglars, but far worse: Jack Dalton, his college mate - musketeers with a girl called Mike - now an independent pilot, who incorrigibly pulls pranks and practical jokes in bad taste, but swears this time he's medically terminal, and wants to do one last good deed: save a U.S. botanists involved in his firm Fly-By-Night's orchid trade, in the fictitious Central American country of Dinoto. Only when they have landed is Mac told that Mike is the botanist, the police of Colonel Antunnez and his U.S. cahoot Sonny and their heavily armed adversaries, because even Jack refused to be a heroin smuggler... Written by KGF Vissers

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3 November 1986 (USA)  »

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First appearance of Bruce McGill as Jack Dalton. See more »

Goofs

When the police are chasing the plane up and down the runway, the sleeves of Jack's jacket change colour and material when the camera alternates between Jack's face and the control yoke. See more »

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[first lines]
MacGyver: [voice-over narration]
[seeing his apartment empty]
MacGyver: Some things in life just aren't fair. This is one of 'em. I suppose I could always call the police.
[picking up an unattached phone]
MacGyver: Or not. I don't believe this. Bedroom stripped. Closet cleaned out.
[reading title of book left in closet]
MacGyver: Kidnapped. A thief with a sense of humor.
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