MacGyver: Season 3, Episode 15

The Negotiator (7 Mar. 1988)

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When MacGyver's research into the wildlife around the planned building site of a marina threatens to cause a shutdown of the project, the owner hires a beautiful woman to persuade MacGyver to change his mind... by any means necessary.


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Episode complete credited cast:
David Ackroyd ...
Mr. Knapp
Bob Hughes ...
Wendy Van Riesen ...
Geri Lee Smith ...
Paint Instructor


MacGyver oversees the approval of a billion-dollar project on behalf of the Phoenix Foundation. The developer, fearing that MacGyver won't approve of the plan, hires a beautiful woman to try to persuade MacGyver to approve it. If that doesn't work, her orders are to kill MacGyver. Written by Muldernscully

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7 March 1988 (USA)  »

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The line-by-line entries in Debbie's list of options on how to "handle" MacGyver are fairly close together (only one space between lines) on the computer screen, yet when the final "Kill him off?" entry is displayed by itself, there is far too much "blank-screen" space above the entry for it to be part of the same double-spaced list. See more »


Deborah: MacGyver, the big people play their games. The world is wired a certain way. All we can do is... try to make it work for ourselves.
MacGyver: Now see, I don't believe that. I think we're all in this together. That's why Im not gonna let them stop me.
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Lyrics and music by Richard Dean Anderson
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