MacGyver (1985–1992)
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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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Andrew T. Wiley
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Caterina Bennett
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Larson
Tom Ormeny ...
Bridges
Katherine Wallach ...
Carol
James Hess ...
Vincent Ivory
Stan Kamber ...
Max
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Vendor
Mario Roberts ...
Tommy
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Storyline

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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8 December 1985 (USA)  »

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This is the first episode in which MacGyver's apartment is seen. See more »

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When MacGyver uses the zip-line to escape from the mansion, a couple of shots clearly show the stunt double (Walter Robles) instead of Richard Dean Anderson. See more »

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[first lines]
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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