The military asks MacGyver to check out a new high-tech security system at one of their bases. Complications arise when the computer traps MacGyver inside and attempts to kill him.



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Dr. Jill Melissa Ludlum
Colonel Woodward
Steven Lee


sent to test the security system at a top secret research center MacGyver finds himself at odds against an ambitious doctor and her highly advanced computer system. MacGyver breaks through the security system only to get trapped inside the research center with a computer that is going to kill him by pumping all the oxygen out of the center. Written by Lindsay Duke

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22 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Mac throws Dr. Ludlum's keycard at the laser grid, causing it to vaporize. However, the card can be briefly seen lying on the floor a few inches away from the archway. See more »


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MacGyver: [voice-over narration] When James Bond gets an assignment, it's on the Riviera up to his 007 in bikinis. Me? I end up eighty miles past nowhere... courtesy of my buddy Pete Thornton, new Operations Director of the Phoenix Foundation. And the guy who conned me into running a security test at STRADA, Strategy Research and Development Administration, run by a military hard-nose named Colonel Scott Woodward... who didn't like civilians... or civilian think-tanks like Phoenix... even ...
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