MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Mama Colton, MacGyver, and the daughter of a baseball legend join forces to take down a group of criminals that produce counterfeit baseball cards and other baseball related collector's items.

Director:

Michael Preece

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), Art Washington | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton (credit only)
Kent McCord ... Novis Riley
Malcolm Stewart ... Bill Marsh
Tim Rossovich ... Willard
Catherine Zak Catherine Zak ... Wendy Riley
Reggie Jackson ... Reggie Jackson
Della Reese ... Mama Colton
William Samples William Samples ... Eli
Brock Johnson Brock Johnson ... Store Manager
Whitney-John Stuart Whitney-John Stuart ... T.J. Mitchell (as Whitney Stuart)
Jeff McLeod Jeff McLeod ... Ricky
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Storyline

When baseball legend Novis Riley pledges to auction collector memorabilia for a charity TV gala, he's threatened and later blackmailed by a counterfeiter gang to steal the team champion's priceless collection after his impetuous teenage daughter, who ventured about to investigate, is kidnapped. MacGyver uses the Colton network and poses as a wacky rich baseball cards collector to work out the perpetrator's whereabouts. Noris however can't resist ignoring his warning against paying ransom, 'escapes' and needs to be rescued himself. Written by KGF Vissers

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1990 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Features baseball legend Novis Reilly. The only trouble is that there was never any such baseball player. Novis Reilly was a fictitious character made up for the show. However, real-life baseball legend Reggie Jackson does make an appearance. See more »

Goofs

When Mac pitches the ball to Riley during the final scene, the ball spins. But right before Riley hits it, the ball was not spinning. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mama Colton: [tipping cab driver] Easy with my bags, now. I know they're heavy.
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