When a cop is shot, a gun used to assassinate a presidential candidate years ago is found, leading investigators to accuse MacGyver's friend from the youth center of the crime.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Todd Fowler
Julie Downing ...
Laura Fowler
Dan Muldoon ...
Peter Blackwood ...
Sergeant Crawley
Alec Burden ...
Dr. Fisher
Terry King ...
Campbell Lane ...
Chief Cooke
Rudy Gibbs (as Troy Christopher Mallory)
Duke Lyman


When a policeman sees a drug deal going down, he tries to arrest the ones involved and is killed. Later it seems that the gun used was used before to kill a Presidential Candidate and a mother. Witnesses place a boy whom MacGyver knows at the scene, he is arrested but refuses to say anything. At the same time, when news of the incident reaches a woman whose father had the gun, she learns that her brother an addict used it to buy drugs. At the same time an arms dealer is asked by his client who learns about the gun, to get it cause he wants to possess it. So they bail out the boy to get him to tell them who has the gun. When Mac gets him away from them, he convinces him to tell him what happened and they go to get the gun so they can prove his innocence. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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1 October 1990 (USA)  »

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This episode was produced in reaction to the murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer by a crazed fan. See more »


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