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MacGyver (TV Series 1985–1992) Poster

(1985–1992)

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Followed by 

MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994) (TV Movie)

Version of 

MacGyver (2016) (TV Series)

Spin-off 

Young MacGyver (2003) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

MacGyver: Silent World (1986) (TV Episode)
Carrie's "future vision" of the forklift's huge blade-tip approaching the camera, from the upcoming MacGyver episode "Partners ".
Perfect Strangers: Father Knows Best?: Part 2 (1989) (TV Episode)
Balki: "I wish MacGyver was here."
You Can't Do That on Television: Inventions (1990) (TV Episode)
Opening segment
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: What would MacGyver do?
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Next time on MacGyver...
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Next week, on 'MacGyver'"
The Simpsons: Bart the Murderer (1991) (TV Episode)
Skinner frees himself from being trapped under the newspapers in a way similar to Angus MacGyver's escapes.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Next, on 'MacGyver'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"Kid's the MacGyver of his time."
The Simpsons: Homer Alone (1992) (TV Episode)
Patty and Selma discuss the show after watching it.
Eerie, Indiana: No Brain, No Pain (1992) (TV Episode)
MacGyver (the character) mentioned satirically as being involved in swinging the 1980 U.S. presidential election for the Republicans
Evening Shade: Taylor Buys a Car (1992) (TV Episode)
talk about MacGyver
The Simpsons: Black Widower (1992) (TV Episode)
The show Selma always watches
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's like 'MacGyver,' isn't it?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Next week, on 'MacGyver'"
Stay Tuned (1992)
Saved by the Bell: Earthquake (1992) (TV Episode)
Screech says: "I saw this on MacGyver when he had to break out of a room."
The Simpsons: Selma's Choice (1993) (TV Episode)
When Homer hugs his sisters-in-law, Patty says to Selma: "Just close your eyes and think of MacGyver."
Little Miss Millions (1993)
When Nick hotwires a federal agent's car to get away, Heather said she saw that on McGuyver.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Citizen Butt-head (1993) (TV Episode)
Beavis and Butt-Head are approached by a secret service guard and Beavis mentions the main character in this television show by name
Police Quest: Open Season (1993) (Video Game)
The man at the check-in window of the impound lot asks Carey "Haven't I seen you on MacGyver?".
The Simpsons: Homer the Vigilante (1994) (TV Episode)
Malloy returns Selma's stolen "lock of MacGyver's hair."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) (TV Episode)
"Ever seen me on 'MacGyver'?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Why this is almost MacGyveresque.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
referenced by Crow
Airheads (1994)
When they are trying to break into the station they pull a 'MacGyver'.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: San Francisco International (1994) (TV Episode)
"I usually make it back in time for dinner." Mike: "and 'MacGyver'"
Beavis and Butt-Head: Party (1995) (TV Episode)
Beavis and Butt-Head's party friends are seen watching this show
The Simpsons: A Star Is Burns (1995) (TV Episode)
The TV show "MacGyver" is mentioned in this episode.
La Haine (1995)
The Larry Sanders Show: Nothing Personal (1995) (TV Episode)
Larry confuses MacGyver with Michael Knight, and believes that MacGyver is the guy who drives 'that talking car'.
Mallrats (1995)
Jay compares Silent Bob to MacGyver.
Sudden Death (1995)
McCord using everyday items to get out of trouble much like Angus MacGyver.
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Special)
referenced by Dennis
First Kid (1996)
Luke is chatting with Moongoose12 online, who tells him that he saw how to remove the tracking bracelet on MacGyver.
My Fellow Americans (1996)
Douglas compares himself to MacGyver.
Nash Bridges: Road Work (1997) (TV Episode)
After the witness asks if they can fix the hole in the radiator, Joe jokes they could if she has any bubble gum or airplane clue. Both references to MacGyver, one episode in particular where MacGyver fixes a hole in an airplane tank that was shot out, with glue.
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (1997) (TV Episode)
Samantha says "It took us fifteen years to figure out a way to Macgyver the stargate to work"
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Perry/Oasis (1997) (TV Episode)
mentioned by the Spartan Cheerleaders
Men Behaving Badly: The Sting (1997) (TV Episode)
Jamie compares Brenda's new boyfriend Nelson to McGyver.
South Park: Starvin' Marvin (1997) (TV Episode)
in the end of the episode stan says "that means MacGyver is a real person too" after kyle says people on tv really are real people
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (1997) (Video Game)
Mentioned as one of Jasper's interests in personal ad
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Celtic Game (1998) (TV Episode)
Burg - "remember the MacGyver when had had to get into the federal vault using only a stapler and a Q-tip"
Diagnosis Murder: Resurrection: Part 2 (1998) (TV Episode)
Caitlin says, "MacGyver would've been proud" when they mention that Mark saved Amanda's life by improvising.
V.I.P.: Escape from Val-catraz (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Val
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sabrina's Pen Pal (1999) (TV Episode)
Sabrina jokingly calls Zelda "MacGyver."
The X-Files: The Unnatural (1999) (TV Episode)
Arthur Dales refers to Mulder as MacGyver a few times.
Family Guy: Brian: Portrait of a Dog (1999) (TV Episode)
Peter writes to MacGuyver to ask for help.
Ancient Evil: Scream of the Mummy (1999)
a guy is called MacGuyver after using a credit card to open a door
Just Shoot Me!: A Divorce to Remember (1999) (TV Episode)
Dennis mentions the main character when talking about cats.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show: Honey, We're on TV! (1999) (TV Episode)
Amy mentions that MacGyver is over
The Longest Journey (1999) (Video Game)
Charmed: Reckless Abandon (2000) (TV Episode)
You're like MacGyver with estrogen. is a television show starring Richard Dean Anderson that ran from 1985 to 1992. MacGyver was an average guy who could make unconventional and incredible devices out of ordinary things.
Good Eats: Crust Never Sleeps (2000) (TV Episode)
Alton describes the problem of rolling a disk of dough down to 1/4 inch as a "MacGyver-able dilemma".
South Park: Quintuplets 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Stan and Grandpa are watching it
Just Shoot Me!: Mum's the Word (2000) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions it.
Popular: Ur-ine Trouble (2000) (TV Episode)
Sam says she'd seen the show before she breaks into a clinic.
Dawson's Creek: The Tao of Dawson (2001) (TV Episode)
Dru mentions this show by name.
Undergrads: Rivalries (2001) (TV Episode)
an apparent answer to a trivia question (and a wrong one at that)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Cindy using a collection of random objects in the room to somehow produce a Caterpillar tractor.
Orange County (2002)
The Zack Files: The Eyes of Gwen Killerby (2002) (TV Episode)
Cam refers to Spence as "MacGyver."
Panic Room (2002)
Runaway: A Road Adventure (2002) (Video Game)
Mentioned in the game's dialogue
House of the Dead (2003)
When the policewoman tries the radio, her partner's codename is "MacGyver."
Angel: Home (2003) (TV Episode)
Fred: You're like MacGyver.
NCIS: Missing (2004) (TV Episode)
When the bomb blows up at the exercise, the Major says, "Way to go, MacGyver, if that were real we'd be washing you off the streets of Baghdad right now."
El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)
a man is called "MacGyver" after he gets a locked door open
Het glazen huis: Confrontaties (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cas
Star Trek: Enterprise: Observer Effect (2005) (TV Episode)
Trip tells Hoshi he's jealous of her linguistic skills, Hoshi replies to Trip: "I wish I could fix warp engines... With duct tape and a pocket knife."
Stargate SG-1: Moebius: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
When O'Neill hands Carter the gun she mentions that she didn't like guns. O'Neill replies that neither does he - a sentiment often mentioned by MacGyver.
The Simpsons: Goo Goo Gai Pan (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Selma
Extreme Dating (2005)
When Lindsay is locked in the storageroom she can get out because of what they have seen at 'MacGyver'
Stargate: Atlantis: Condemned (2005) (TV Episode)
When Torrell gives McKay the order to repair the puddle jumper, McKay asks "Am I MacGyver?".
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.3 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.8 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.10 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced on dialogue
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.11 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced on dialogue
CSI: NY: Trapped (2005) (TV Episode)
Danny calls Stella "Miss MacGuyver"; Danny improvises forensic tools
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.14 (2006) (TV Episode)
Fotis dreams about starring in this show
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.21 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on dialogue
The Simpsons: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006) (TV Episode)
MacGyver Convention
Downhill (2006) (Video)
Character watches the show
Cocaine Cowboys (2006)
Mentioned by name
Firewall: Decoded (2006) (Video)
Harrison Ford likens his character's plan in Firewall, hacking together the scanner from the fax machine with his daughter's iPod, to the television show McGyver.
Idol (2006)
The director of Espionage says that he has directed everything, including 'MacGyver' and 'The A-Team.'
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
Referenced in dialogue.
Grey's Anatomy: Where the Boys Are (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Nines (2007)
One of the characters mentiones MacGyver when they're having trouble with their car.
Smallville: Nemesis (2007) (TV Episode)
Lex is called "MacGyver" after freeing himself from being tied to a pipe.
Private Practice: In Which We Meet Addison, a Nice Girl from Somewhere Else (2007) (TV Episode)
Addison says "I just did my crazy MacGyver surgery".
La habitación de Fermat (2007)
Pascal discusses about pressure, and he mentions a theory he listened in "MacGyver".
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sizzling Shrimp (2007) (TV Episode)
Morgan considers changing his last name to it.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Houseguests (2007) (TV Episode)
Chris wants to watch MacGyver
My Name Is Earl: Midnight Bun (2007) (TV Episode)
Joy mentions this show
House M.D.: Frozen (2008) (TV Episode)
"team MacGyver"
Smallville: Fracture (2008) (TV Episode)
Lois: "Does MacGyver blush every time he walks past me?"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Grissom's Divine Comedy (2008) (TV Episode)
At 0:21:40 a "Mac Gyver bomb" is described.
Cuenta atrás: Antiguos almacenes de Sepu, 20:32 horas (2008) (TV Episode)
Character mentions MacGyver.
Day of the Dead (2008) (Video)
Salazar calls Cross "little Miss MacGyver".
Rescued (2008)
Chris mentions it to Megan at the airport in Malaysia.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
References how he could utilize 2 popsicle sticks and a rubber band like a "filthy MacGyver"
Prison Break: Five the Hard Way (2008) (TV Episode)
TBag mentions MacGyver
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sensei (2008) (TV Episode)
After freeing himself by freezing the shackles, Chuck says watching MacGuyver finally paid off
Eleventh Hour: Eternal (2009) (TV Episode)
In a sticky situation, Dr Hood says, "Rachel, I'm a scientist, not MacGyver."
Friday the 13th (2009)
"MacGyver" mentioned right before Chewie goes to the tool shed
Nostalgia Critic: The Good Son (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Henry is like the MacGyver of possessed grade schoolers.
The Amazing Race: Don't Let a Cheese Hit Me (2009) (TV Episode)
Mel is referred to as MacGyver
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.10 (2009) (TV Episode)
In segment "Pitita Ridruejo Presenta Muchachada Nuí"In segment "Pitita Ridruejo Presenta Muchachada Nuí", characters hum the theme.
Royal Pains: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
Libby uses it to describe Hank when Tucker collapses
Deadliest Catch: Sea of Misery (2009) (TV Episode)
Phil calls Steve MacGyver
Deadliest Catch: Lockout (2009) (TV Episode)
Matt calls Jake "MacGyver"
G-Force (2009)
When coming face to face with the dogs, Hurley asks Darwin, "Alright MacGyver, you got any brilliant ideas?"
Hell's Kitchen: 10 Chefs Compete (2009) (TV Episode)
Andy mentions MacGyver
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) (Video)
MacGyver mentioned
Supernatural: The Real Ghostbusters (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
NCIS: Power Down (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abby when she realizes what Paxton had done.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Rotten Tomatoes Show Year Endies (2009) (TV Episode)
Situation in "Capitalism: A Love Story" making something out of a bullhorn and police tape compared to "Macgyver"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Book of Eli/The Spy Next Door/Fish Tank (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says "MacGruber" parodies MacGyver
RuPaul's Drag Race: The Snatch Game (2010) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls duct tape, "also an essential for any aspiring MacGuyver of drag."
Melrose Place: Sepulveda (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
In a segment on Indiana Jones, Jabba describes him as being like MacGyver, but cool.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Live Wire (2010) (TV Episode)
"Perfecting those MacGyver techniques..."
CSI: NY: Redemptio (2010) (TV Episode)
title character referenced
Don't Go in the Woods (2010)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: The Main Event Clip Show (2010) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls herself the "MacGyver of drag."
The Losers (2010)
Pooch calls himself "the black MacGyver"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Back-up Plan/The Losers/Paper Man (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Losers" clip.
The Apprentice: Episode #9.11 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bret calls himself a rock 'n roll MacGyver whe he comes up with a new dolly track solution
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time/Sex and the City 2/MacGruber (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen say "MacGruber" is a parody of this show
Hot in Cleveland: The Sex That Got Away (2010) (TV Episode)
Joy says, "I'll MacGyver it" when talking about waxing without a kit
Royal Pains: In Vino Veritas (2010) (TV Episode)
Henry Winkler's character uses duct tape to secure the tubing to an oxygen source and say, "... I thought it would come in handy." Winkler do-produced the MacGuyver series which is very well known for using duct tape to solve troubling situations.
Operation: Endgame (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Seinfeld: A XXX Parody 2 (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by Gerry during opening stand up
Survivor: Young at Heart (2010) (TV Episode)
Jane is called "Survivor MacGyver"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Anonymous (2010) (TV Episode)
Deeks calls Kensi "Lady MacGuyer" as she's rewiring a fuse box.
Glory Daze: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
Brian: "What would MacGyver do?"
NCIS: Enemies Domestic (2010) (TV Episode)
Abby calls McGee "McGyver" at one point when McGee asks for a list of items needed to make the bomb.
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
"Okay, even MacGuyver would call bullshit on that one."
Nostalgia Critic: The First Couple: TMNT (2010) (TV Episode)
Critic compares him to Donatello
Face Off: Welcome to the Jungle (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Zombie Babies (2011) (Video)
"He's that guy from MacGyver."
Modern Family: See You Next Fall (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Once Upon a Forest (2011) (TV Episode)
"OK, there's MacGyver and then there's God, and this is... MacGodver!"
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011) (Video)
Marley says, "Grandpa's turned into MacGeezer!"
Half-Share (2011) (Short)
Lex says "Next time try the front door MacGyver."
Extreme Chef: Ghost Town Meltdown (2011) (TV Episode)
Chef Gina mentions MacGyver when looking for a wisk
Grey's Anatomy: Take the Lead (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Avery
Private Practice: God Laughs (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sheldon
Bad Movie Beatdown: Bear (2011) (TV Episode)
"Unless your name is MacGyver"
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Dave's Old Porn: Chelsea Handler/The Sklar Brothers (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dave Attell
NCIS: Devil's Triangle (2011) (TV Episode)
Abby says some of the equipment had to be MacGuyvered.
The Grey (2011)
Diaz mentions it.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Whorehouse/Going Down (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Bones: The Crack in the Code (2012) (TV Episode)
Booth says the killer MacGyvered the laser pointer.
Gold Rush: Alaska: Bedrock Gold (2012) (TV Episode)
Fred calls himself "MacGyver" as he fixes a machine
Face Off: Night Terrors (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Bachelor: Episode #16.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kacie B. calls her knife/corkscrew, her "MacGyver tool"
Bering Sea Gold: After the Dredge: Risks and Relations (2012) (TV Episode)
Show title mentioned in reference to repairs being made
Canada's Greatest Know It All: Behind the Brains: Season 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad Brough mentions the show by name.
Tent City, U.S.A. (2012) (TV Movie)
One of the residents is known as the title character from this show.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer XXX: A Parody (2012) (Video)
Xander mentions the main character in a bad analogy.
After the Catch: Fishermen's Code (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy mentions "MacGyver" to Edgar when talking about fixing things
Deadliest Catch: Release the Beast (2012) (TV Episode)
Jake Anderson says that Edgar is good at "MacGyvering" stuff together
The Great Escape: Escape from the Power Station (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the blue team members mentions "MacGyver" during one of the tasks
Survivorman Ten Days: Survivorman's Top Ten (2012) (TV Episode)
Les refers to the items he repurposes while surviving as MacGyverisms.
Moone Boy: Another Prick in the Wall (2012) (TV Episode)
The theme tune plays while Martin dismantles the wall.
Amber Alert (2012)
Nathan says to Samantha: "You're a freakin' damn MacGyver".
The Vampire Diaries: The Killer (2012) (TV Episode)
Damon Salvatore says that he found the tunnel map in Alaric Saltzman's weapons' drawer with a "weird MacGyver crossbow."
Movie Nights: Aliens vs. Avatars (2012) (TV Episode)
"MacGyver ain't got shit on Robotar."
Castle: After Hours (2012) (TV Episode)
Castle tells Leo that he's seen every episode of MacGyver.
Raising Hope: Candy Wars (2012) (TV Episode)
Virginia says, "I think he stole it from 'MacGyver.'"
A Haunted House (2013)
"Call me niguyver"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.78 (2013) (TV Episode)
Seann William Scott mentions watching a marathon of the series
De wereld leert door: Episode #1.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Host Jekel says Rolf Hut is refered to by colleagues as the "MacGyver of science."
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23: The Original B---- (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times in dialogue.
Deadliest Catch: The Bait: Iced Over (2013) (TV Episode)
Andy calls Wild Bill, Macgyver
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Alternate (2013) (TV Episode)
"Even MacGyver would piss himself laughing at this booby trap."
America's Next Top Model: The Girls and Guys Get Flirty (2013) (TV Episode)
Phil mentions watching MacGyver all the time in a never before seen clip
Doomsday Castle: The Days of Siege (2013) (TV Episode)
Brent II calls himself a MacGyver kind of guy
Alone for Christmas (2013) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Gold Rush: The Dirt: New Ground (2013) (TV Episode)
Christo mentions the show when Parker is hotwiring a dozer
White Collar: One Last Stakeout (2013) (TV Episode)
Neal says that Mozzie's wig makes him look like MacGyver.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the show by name.
Chicago Fire: Joyriding (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Hub (2013) (TV Episode)
Fitz packs a roll of duct tape for a mission
Naked Vegas: Painting Playmate Claire Sinclair (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.42 (2013) (TV Episode)
Quentin Tarantino says that when he first appeared on "The Tonight Show," one of his fellow guests was "MacGyver," Richard Dean Anderson
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Kim Jong-un says his country is in delay and the show just arrived there
Kirstie: Maddie vs. Maddie (2014) (TV Episode)
Thelma mentions Maddie being married to MacGyver.
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says "I felt like MacGyver"
Divergent (2014)
Tris using ramdom junk & her imagination to get out of deadly obstacles
Naked After Dark: After Africa (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh says Eva is like MacGyver when she tries to make fire
Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Portlandia: Trailblazers (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Spooksville: Fathers and Sons (2014) (TV Episode)
Watch builds a trap with a geode, a colander, a smashed DVD player, a broken soda bottle and a mirror.
Epic Rap Battles of History: Rick Grimes vs. Walter White (2014) (TV Episode)
Directly mentioned in lyrics
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: La Conquista (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth likens Sex Machine to MacGyver.
Comet (2014)
Kimberly tells Dell that he did his "whole annoying MacGuyver thing."
Atop the Fourth Wall: 2001: A Space Odyssey #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Vira was the MacGyver of pre-historic times."
Deadliest Catch: The Bait: Miracle on Ice (2014) (TV Episode)
Fourtner calls the improvising they do, "macgyvering"
Hot in Cleveland: I Just Met the Man I'm Going to Marry (2014) (TV Episode)
Victoria says she did a two episode stint on the show
Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Donatello is referred to as the MacGuyver of the turtles.
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
Bill: "Next week on SHARKgyver!"
America's Next Top Model: The Boyz R Back (2014) (TV Episode)
one male contestant calls himself the "Black MacGyver"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Deep Trouble: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Callen refers to Sam as MacGuyver on the sub
Somebody's Gotta Do It: The Real Survivor (2014) (TV Episode)
Thomas mentions the MacGyver Principal
Empire: The Devil Quotes Scripture (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in lyrics
Life Is Strange (2015) (Video Game)
Max calls herself "MaxGyver" in episode 4.
The Duff (2015)
Mr. Fillmore refers to a student as "MacGyver."
Face Off: Miss Intergalactic (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Teen Titans Go!: Oil Drums (2015) (TV Episode)
Other popular 80's shows listed down by Cyborg
The Big Bang Theory: The Communication Deterioration (2015) (TV Episode)
Raj mentions the title character.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: AC/DC (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Castle: In Plane Sight (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Richard Castle: "I saw this on 'MacGyver' once. You know, I actually met Richard Dean Anderson."
Naked and Afraid XL: 40 Days & 40 Nights (2015) (TV Episode)
Jeff calls Hakim the Black MacGyver
The Price Is Right: Decades Week 80's (2015) (TV Episode)
On this 1980s-themed episode, one contestant was wearing a "What Would MacGyver Do" t-shirt.
Survivor: Survivor MacGyver (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in episode title.
Blindspot: Bone May Rot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
NCIS: New Orleans: Billy and the Kid (2015) (TV Episode)
The main character is mentioned by Loretta Wade in dialogue: "Dwayne, I've seen you MacGyver five-course meals with nothing but tuna, honey and parsley. I know you'll figure out something."
NCIS: Los Angeles: Angels & Daemons (2016) (TV Episode)
Nell calls Eric MacGyver when he's air-gapping his computer.
Mom: Cinderella and a Drunk MacGyver (2016) (TV Episode)
Christy tells Julian that she used to be like a "drunk MacGyver".
MythBusters: Failure Is Not an Option (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip from an old "Mythbusters" episode testing "MacGyver" myths, is used.
The Goldbergs: Magic Is Real (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Murray.
Hawaii Five-0: I'ike Ke Ao (2016) (TV Episode)
Kamekona calls Max Bergman a "regular MacGyver."
The Goldbergs: Smother's Day (2016) (TV Episode)
Title appears on the channel guide.
RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers (2016)
"What would MacGyver do?" "Take a piece of gum and turn it into a nuclear device?" Bill: "Then the radioactive waste might mutate MacGyver into something like me."
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Emancipation (2016) (TV Episode)
When Daisy busts out Lincoln, she tells him they can still "MacGyver" him out. She then directs him to grab a tape dispenser, a pencil, a food tray, and a piece of mirror in order to manipulate the door locking mechanism.
Adventures in Babysitting (2016) (TV Movie)
Jenny sarcastically calls Lola by that name when she suggests sneaking into the party that her parents are attending
Royal Pains: The Good News Is... (2016) (TV Episode)
Eddie compares Hank to MacGyver
General Hospital: Episode #1.13590 (2016) (TV Episode)
Heather describes Jeff Webber as being able to start a car with a paper clip and a spool of thread. (Jeff was portrayed by MacGyver star Richard Dean Anderson.)
Honest Trailers: The Jungle Book (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Carmilla: Crossroads (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Carmilla.
Total Frat Movie (2016)
Referenced in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.78 (2016) (TV Episode)
title character is correct response in "Title Characters" category
Santa Clarita Diet: How Much Vomit? (2017) (TV Episode)
Eric tells Abby she acted like MacGyver.
MythBusters: The Search: The A-Team Challenge (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog
Riverdale: Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show (2017) (TV Episode)
"Miss Gyver"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Carnival Magic (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "He's like MacGyver if MacGyver just had to pick up some keys."
Bob's Burgers: Zero Larp Thirty (2017) (TV Episode)
Gene says the kids aren't "Gurney MacGyvers"
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Slaughterhouse (2017) (TV Episode)
Jake uses a frisbee in place of a steering wheel, saying that he "MacGyver'd the donk out of this thing."
Crowning Jules (2017)
"What would MacGyver do?"
Blood Drive: A Fistful of Blood (2017) (TV Episode)
Grace asks the Scholar, "What is it MacGyver"?
Killing Hasselhoff (2017)
Referenced in dialogue after Redix is shot.
Explosion Jones (2017) (TV Series)
Parodying MacGyver's resourcefulness is a common gag throughout the series.
Broad City: Abbi's Mom (2017) (TV Episode)
Ilana compares Abbi to MacGyver
StarTalk: Interstellar Space Travel (2017) (TV Episode)
Ronke says she's a dreadlocked MacGyver.
Ghosted: Snatcher (2018) (TV Episode)
Max builds a bomb out of everyday items, and is compared to MacGyver.
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018) (Video)
"...enough to MacGyver a bomb."
Colony: Puzzle Man (2018) (TV Episode)
Dispatch says the need to MacGyver a hang glider or something
Somebody's Gotta Do It: STEAM Carnival (2018) (TV Episode)
Mike asks how many episodes of MacGyver they've watched
Orange Is the New Black: Gordons (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned briefly by Nicky.
Talking Dead: Blackjack (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
In Thy Image
Title is referenced

Featured in 

Envoyé spécial: Silence on Double (1991) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
I Love the '80s: 1985 (2002) (TV Episode)
In The Nick Of Time: Episode #1.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Fotis watches that on TV
Watchmen (2009)
Mentioned in the end credits
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Geniuses (2014) (TV Episode)
Angus MacGyver is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Decade Defining TV Shows: 1980s (2014) (TV Episode)
"MacGyver" gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Characters Who Have Come Back from the Dead (2014) (TV Episode)
Murdoc gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional TV Inventors (2015) (TV Episode)
Angus MacGyver is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Classic TV Shows That Deserve a Reboot (2016) (TV Episode)
"MacGyver" is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Television Characters of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Angus MacGyver is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters with a Moral Code (2016) (TV Episode)
Angus MacGyver is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Manliest Men on TV (2017) (TV Episode)
Angus MacGyver gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Ghostbusters II (1989)
Peter's relationship with Dana pays homage to the fact that actor Dana Elcar portrays Pete Thorton, aside of many other MacGyver homages.
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
several references to MacGyver, including being trapped in a garbage truck, as well as people named "Murdoc" who cause trouble.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: A Girl and Her Cat (1996) (TV Episode)
When Salem is trying to escape from Rex's room, he asks himself "What would MacGyver do - if he were a cat?"
Half Baked (1998)
Heat Vision and Jack (1999) (TV Short)
the plot is a parody
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Orange County (2002)
Balas & Bolinhos - O Regresso (2004)
Tone refers to MacGyver as MacGaitas (MacDick in Portuguese).
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 7008 (2005) (TV Episode)
Parodied in "Film, TV & Theater Styles".
Saturday Night Live: Jeremy Piven/AFI (2007) (TV Episode)
spoofed as MacGruber
Saturday Night Live: Molly Shannon/Linkin Park (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as McGruber
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Spoon (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'MacGruber'
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Mariah Carey (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'MacGruber
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as MacGruber
Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Adele (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as MacGruber
My Name Is Earl: Nature's Game Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Joy opens a lock MacGyver-style while a tune similar to the one in MacGyver is heard.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jason Mraz (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as McGruber co-starring the actual Macgyver
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne (2009) (TV Episode)
MacGyver appears in MacGruber sketches.
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) (TV Special)
Spoofed as MacGruber
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as MacGruber
Saturday Night Live Presents: Sports All-Stars (2010) (TV Special)
Spoofed as MacGruber
MacGruber (2010)
MacGruber character is a spoof of MacGyver
Saturday Night Live: Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "MacGruber" segments
MacGyver XXX (2013) (Video)
Adult parody of the show.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
The part where Tony uses a bunch of random junk he bought at the handware store & then turns them into weapons to fight goons is spoofing MacGyver
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.15 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay and a civilian parody the show
Achmed Saves America (2014) (Video)
The FBI agent who frees Cassidy's wrists looks and acts very much like our beloved peace-preferring Angus M, plus he uses a Swiss Army knife to cut the zip-tie.
Macintosh Rhymes With MacGyver
Macintosh Rhymes With MacGyver is a Parody of the Show

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