When a satellite carrying a genetic experiment crashes to earth MacGyver is sent in to recover. When he arrives he discovers that the experiment mutated in space and now ages animals at a ... See full summary »

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When a satellite carrying a genetic experiment crashes to earth MacGyver is sent in to recover. When he arrives he discovers that the experiment mutated in space and now ages animals at a vast rate. It is taken back to the lab but the scientist in charge doesn't want to destroy it. Written by J Easton

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4 January 1988 (USA)  »

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While there are a number of changes, this is basically a take off of 1971's "The Andromeda Strain." See more »

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When seal integrity is compromised, MacGyver looks through a microscope and says the organism is mutating. However, what you see is simple mitosis. It's not mutating, it's simply growing. See more »

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Pete Thornton: [after lab self-destructs] Oh, my God. What a loss.
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