MacGyver is assigned to protect a person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. The man he is protecting wants to come out of hiding to visit his dying mother. MacGyver must protect him from the Mob and from the Feds.

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Joey Bennett
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Frank Bennett
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Andrew T. Wiley
Angela Clarke ...
Caterina Bennett
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Larson
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Katherine Wallach ...
Carol
James Hess ...
Vincent Ivory
Stan Kamber ...
Max
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Mario Roberts ...
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A man wants to testify against his mobster brother in Federal Court,and Macgyver has the job of keeping him safe. There's a problem though. The man's mother is dying,and he wants to visit her. Can Macgyver help him visit his mother,and protect him from his brother at the same time. Written by adnyuk

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Richard and Robert Romanus play brothers on this episode and are brothers in real life as well. See more »

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The tow truck's winch reels out as the car is lifted; to raise the car, the cable would have to be reeled in, not out. See more »

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MacGyver: [voice-over narration] There's nothing like waking up at home, for a change. Take a look around my own world, sort of ease into the day. Not much scheduled. Guy's supposed to stop by and see me about some up-coming business.
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