MacGyver: Season 1, Episode 22

The Assassin (7 May 1986)

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An assassin is primed to knock off a high-ranking official when MacGyver is called in. But in order to foil a master of disguises, Mac must don the best disguise of all...



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Ross
Piedra - Assassin (as Anthony DeLongis)
Jack Heller ...
Mary Gregory ...
Eileen Kennedy
Don Diamond ...
The Archbishop
Greg Norberg ...
Marco Hernandez ...
Joy Ryan ...
Peter Harrell ...
Eddie (as Morgan Saint John)


Mac and Pete are tying to apprehend an assassin who has a penchant for killing anyone who sees him. Mac poses as a man who sells timepieces which includes timers used for explosives. When the man shows up he tries to kill Mac, after he shows him the timers. Pete saves him and they go to the assassin's hotel and the man who hired him calls with instructions on how to pick up his latest assignment. Mac goes in his place and the man tells him he has arranged for the girl he needs. It seems the assassin uses call girls to get his assignments then kills them after. What Mac doesn't know is that the girl is the sister of the one he previously killed and asked to be placed with the man her sister was with so she can kill him. And some men are following them. Written by

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MacGyver: [looking at timing devices] Nice... in a nasty kind of way.
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