MacGyver (1985–1992)
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On a Wing and a Prayer 

Pete is taken prisoner during a coup d'état by the rebels in Barraca. MacGyver must enlist Jack to help rescue Pete.

Director:

Charles Correll

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
Jenny Gago ... Capt. Santina
Garwin Sanford ... Rafael
Susan Walden ... Sister Clara
Pedro Salvín Pedro Salvín ... Lookout
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Storyline

Pete is taken prisoner during a coup d'état by the rebels in Barraca. MacGyver must enlist Jack to help rescue Pete.

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1988 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The location of the story is supposed to be a Central American country, but one can see their breath when they talk, belying their location filming in Canada. See more »

Quotes

Pete: Jack, where's MacGyver?
Jack: He's ... flying economy, Pete. Uh... Not to worry, he's uh... he's comfortable.
MacGyver: [clinging to bottom of plane] JAAAAAAAAACK!
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Connections

Featured in MacGyver: Hind-Sight (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

MacGyver Theme
Written by Randy Edelman
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