MacGyver (1985–1992)
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A man has been killed in broad daylight and Pete is at the scene. A stranger passes Pete by and whispers into his ear: "It's off." When Pete is looking at sketches of the suspects, MacGyver... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Caffey

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), John Considine | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton
Irene DeBari ... Samantha Lora (as Irene De Bari)
Michael MacRae Michael MacRae ... Paul Stams
Ed Trotta ... Cardosa
Héctor Mercado ... Ramos (as Hector Mercado)
Andrew Rhodes Andrew Rhodes ... Nelson Richardson
Kevin Hayes Kevin Hayes ... Vince King
Beverley Hendry Beverley Hendry ... Production Assistant
Judith Berlin Judith Berlin ... Busybody
Ron Halder Ron Halder ... Cop
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Storyline

A man has been killed in broad daylight and Pete is at the scene. A stranger passes Pete by and whispers into his ear: "It's off." When Pete is looking at sketches of the suspects, MacGyver notices that Pete has trouble with his vision. Agent Stams from DXS arrives to meet Pete. Phoenix took on the job of returning Samantha Lora, a political fugitive, to her home country. Samantha's supporters were going to deliver a videotape stolen from San Pablo presidential palace showing summary executions of 200 political prisoners, when they ran into a death squad waiting for them. Pete was supposed to get the tape because they have a 6 p.m. deadline for a media conference about its contents at a local broadcasting station, but the man who has it took off when the death squad appeared and his whereabouts are unknown. Samantha is the only one who knows how to contact him. And for her, Phoenix has arranged a safe place until her transport to San Pablo leaves. Pete and MacGyver go to pick up ... Written by Toni Tapola, Finland

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1991 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Pete Thornton's vision problems were written into the show because Dana Elcar himself was suffering from the same problem in real life. Elcar would eventually go blind. See more »

Quotes

Nelson Richardson: What are you doing?
MacGyver: I'm gonna use this steam pipe like an old-fashioned muzzle loader. Scatter a few stones... create a diversion.
Nelson Richardson: How did you think of that?
MacGyver: Uh, I don't know, it just kind of makes sense.
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