MacGyver: Season 1, Episode 10

Target MacGyver (22 Dec. 1985)

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There is a contract out on MacGyver so he leaves town and visits his Grandfather whom he hasn't seen in years. Soon the two are fighting for their lives in a cat and mouse hunt with the killers.



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William Frankfather ...
Huck Liggett ...
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A team of assassins targets MacGyver after he destroys an illegal nuclear installation. MacGyver goes into hiding by going on a fishing trip with his grandfather who he hasn't seen in many years. Unfortunately, Axminster and his fellow assassins track him to his grandfather's place. Written by Muldernscully

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22 December 1985 (USA)  »

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It is implied that MacGyver works for, or takes assignments from, Department of Defense, since his internal monologue reveals he went to Middle East because Washington asked him to. Also, a suit called Barney pays him a visit and says, "The department is grateful", and "I'm not offering you an assignment." See more »


Mac uses a mat to protect himself against the barbed wire on the fence while climbing over it. But he can be seen on more than one occasion holding the wire with nothing but a gloved hand and resting his weight on it. See more »

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