A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver, who creates the Department of External Services (DXS), a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem-solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton; Patricia Thornton, an ex-field agent turned director of operations; and Riley Davis, an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on her shoulder. At home, MacGyver is entertained by his ambitious roommate, Wilt Bozer. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip. Written by
No man has done more with less.
Did You Know?
In March 2016, Lucas Till
and George Eads
were cast as MacGyver and Lincoln, Eads' character is a man who could easily be written off as an eccentric conspiracy theorist but is a legitimate government employee with great capability for compassion. In the original pilot, Joshua Boone
, Addison Timlin
and Michelle Krusiec
were cast as Gunner, MacGyver's best friend from high school, Mickey, an app developer who is aggressively progressive in her political views, with a soft spot for MacGyver and Agent Croix, Lincoln's sister who works for the Department of Homeland Security. In June 2016, Till and Eads remain in the cast as MacGyver and Eads's character renamed to Jack Dalton. See more