MacGyver is helping his friend, the head of the Fire Department's Arson Squad, locate an arsonist who calls himself Prometheus. Now his friend's number two has her own ideas which he doesn't think is right. Eventually they find another device Prometheus planted. Mac tries to disarm it but something goes wrong and his friend is killed. His friend's number two is placed in charge of the unit and informs Mac his services are no longer needed. But, after talking to his friend's wife, Mac thinks he knows where to find Prometheus.
Did You Know?
The part of the chief of the Arson department Earl Stringer was played by Randolph Mantooth
. Mantooth is most famous for playing the fireman / paramedic John Gage in the TV show Emergency!
(1972). See more
The shadow of the camera can be seen on the white wall (lower left side of the screen) as Mac walks out of a room at the newspaper office. See more
Here you go, MacGyver. I brought you some batteries, some plums, and some fresh corn. On sale.
Black plums! All right.
Yes, the inside as red as your sweetheart's lips. I need to fatten you up.
Mama, you are obsessed with taking care of the whole world.
I'll tell you a secret. A person who takes care of everybody else don't never end up alone and pitiful and old.