MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Ma Dalton 

Once Jack Dalton finds his long-lost mother, he discovers that she is a fugitive. The police, a bounty hunter, and a corrupt government official are all determined to catch her first.

Director:

Rob Bowman

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton
Bruce McGill ... Jack Dalton
Ed Nelson ... Arthur Bandel
Leslie Carlson ... Sparky (as Les Carlson)
Constance Towers ... Francine Leyland
Richard Lawson ... Jesse Colton
Dwight McFee ... Marty Ricco
Freda Perry Freda Perry ... Dawn
Russell Roberts ... Ken (as Russell J. Roberts)
Andrew Kavadas ... Dave
Denalda Williams Denalda Williams ... Gertie
Monica Marko Monica Marko ... Midge
John Destry John Destry ... Cardplayer (as John Destrey)
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Storyline

Just when Mac's ready to cut Jack Dalton out of his life, he finds himself helping him. Jack's been getting a lot of things over the years which belong to his father who died when Jack was a baby from someone anonymous. And now he gets another. He suspects it's his mother whom he never met. With help from Pete, they find out that his mother is a fugitive. It seems like someone she worked for is into some shady stuff, and she got arrested when the Feds went after him. They go to the man who put up her bail when she was arrested. The man only cares about getting her so that he doesn't forfeit the bail. After Mac and Jack leave, the man sends his bounty hunter, Jesse Colton to get her. So he follows them. Eventually they find her. The man she worked for grabs Jack it seems she has evidence against him and Colton grabs her and Mac and takes them but she tells Mac they have to go back to stop her friend from turning the evidence over to the Feds, because when they get it, the man she ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Wingman Bar was the same bar used in MacGyver: Rock the Cradle (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Francine comes back into the Wingman bar after the van ride with MacGyver, she's somehow had time to get her hair done. It's curlier and fuller than in the previous scenes, which would have been minutes before. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
MacGyver: [voice-over narration] After three weeks above the Arctic Circle monitoring whale migration, I truly felt there was no place like home. No howling subzero winds, no shifting ice, no wandering polar bears, no sushi sandwiches - just the simple comforts of my own domain.
[walks into his ransacked apartment]
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Soundtracks

MacGyver Theme
Written by Randy Edelman
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