MacGyver (1985–1992)
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The Prodigal 

MacGyver is assigned to protect a person in the Federal Witness Protection Program. The man he is protecting wants to come out of hiding to visit his dying mother. MacGyver must protect him from the Mob and from the Feds.

Director:

Alexander Singer

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), David Abramowitz (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Richard Romanus ... Joey Bennett
Robert Romanus ... Frank Bennett
Carl Franklin ... Andrew T. Wiley
Angela Clarke ... Caterina Bennett
Michael Champion ... Larson
Tom Ormeny Tom Ormeny ... Bridges
Katherine Wallach Katherine Wallach ... Carol
James Hess James Hess ... Vincent Ivory
Stan Kamber Stan Kamber ... Max
John Mahon ... Vendor
Mario Roberts Mario Roberts ... Tommy
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Storyline

A man wants to testify against his mobster brother in Federal Court,and Macgyver has the job of keeping him safe. There's a problem though. The man's mother is dying,and he wants to visit her. Can Macgyver help him visit his mother,and protect him from his brother at the same time. Written by adnyuk

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1985 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Richard Romanus (Joey Bennett) and Robert Romanus (Frank Bennett) are brothers in real life. See more »

Goofs

The tow truck's winch reels out as the car is lifted; to raise the car, the cable would have to be reeled in, not out. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
MacGyver: [voice-over narration] There's nothing like waking up at home, for a change. Take a look around my own world, sort of ease into the day. Not much scheduled. Guy's supposed to stop by and see me about some up-coming business.
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MacGyver Theme
Written by Randy Edelman
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