MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Split Decision 

Earl Dent (from #6.7 "Harry's Will" and #6.15 "High Control") is out of money and wants to go into boxing as a pro. He enlists MacGyver as his coach.

Director:

Michael Caffey

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), David Rich

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton (credit only)
Dick Butkus ... Earl Dent
Sam Scarber ... Eddie Jackson
Donald Gibb ... Herman the German (as Don Gibb)
Bubba Smith ... Bailey
F. William Parker ... Stinson
Sarah Koskoff ... Veronica Dent
Herb Edelman ... Riggins (as Herbert Edelman)
Ann Walker Ann Walker ... Clarice Miller
Gene Knight Gene Knight ... Ring Announcer
Jim Lampley Jim Lampley ... Radio Announcer
Ted Pitsis Ted Pitsis ... Man (as Theodore Pitsis)
Gene LeBell Gene LeBell ... Murph
Marty Denkin Marty Denkin ... Referee
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Storyline

Ex-con Earl Dent is trying to get custody of his daughter from the state. So he has to show that he can provide. He tries to go into boxing and asks MacGyver to train him. Mac learns that Earl is going into the tank. Mac tells him if word got out, he will lose any chance of getting his daughter. So he tells the men who paid him he is not going to do it. So they grab his daughter. Mac tries to find her and bring her to the fight before he takes the dive. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1991 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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[first lines]
MacGyver: [entering his apartment where the door is open] Hello... Hello!... Anybody hear?
Earl Dent: MacGyver!
MacGyver: Dent.
MacGyver: Yeah. Nobody answered the door.
MacGyver: That's because nobody was home.
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