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Young Angus "Mac" MacGyver works for a clandestine organization within the U.S. government, relying on his unconventional problem-solving skills to save lives.
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Series cast summary:
...  Angus MacGyver 44 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Jack Dalton 44 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Riley Davis 44 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Wilt Bozer 44 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Matty Webber 32 episodes, 2017-2018
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A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver, who creates the Department of External Services (DXS), a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem-solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton; Patricia Thornton, an ex-field agent turned director of operations; and Riley Davis, an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on her shoulder. At home, MacGyver is entertained by his ambitious roommate, Wilt Bozer. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip. Written by CBS

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utterly ridiculous
17 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

most of the characters are bloody terrible;

1st we have Jack, a hardened special forces guy (or whatever he's meant to be) who spends most episodes talking about his feelings.

2nd we have Bozer who is the most unlikable character I think I've ever seen. he spends every episode begging for parts of a girls phone number and I have yet to see a good reason why he's in the show, he adds nothing to it apart from cringy filler scenes and for some reason they need him on the "team" because he can make masks? it just makes me think he was a quota hire.

3rd. riley - the "badass hacker" doing the most cliché "I don't need anyone" routine. I can remember her being in it because she's hot and the other guy simps around her but other than that I can't remember anything she actually does besides randomly typing on keyboards.

4th. the "rewritten as a female" boss; they're always female these days in TV shows - some kind of feminist power fantasy. there was an episode where this lanky skinny woman takes out a load of giant soldiers.

5th. the new female boss - this time she's a midget, are you telling me that she passed any of the physical fitness tests/training etc. that this job would require?

as for Macguyver himself meh. the "science" is mostly utter rubbish. take the most recent episode for example, they have a military issue satellite phone, now - I've designed consumer versions of these things for trekkers etc. and specification 1 - before we even start on the electronics; it has to be waterproof!! if you can't submerge it the military wouldn't go near it! creating a spark by briefly shorting it with a li-ion battery would not discharge it and there is no way in hell you could use lightening to charge it up again!


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