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MacGyver 

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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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4   3   2   1  
2020   2019   2018   2017   2016  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Lucas Till ...  Angus MacGyver 75 episodes, 2016-2020
Tristin Mays ...  Riley Davis 75 episodes, 2016-2020
Justin Hires ...  Wilt Bozer 75 episodes, 2016-2020
Meredith Eaton ...  Matty Webber 62 episodes, 2017-2020
George Eads ...  Jack Dalton 58 episodes, 2016-2019
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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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No man has done more with less.


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In March 2016, George Eads was cast as Lincoln, a government employee with great capability for compassion, who could easily be written off as an eccentric conspiracy theorist. In the original pilot, Joshua Boone, Addison Timlin, and Michelle Krusiec were cast as Gunner, MacGyver's best friend from high school, Mickey, an app developer who is aggressively progressive in her political views, with a soft spot for MacGyver, and Agent Croix, Lincoln's sister who works for the Department of Homeland Security. In June 2016, Eads's character was renamed Jack Dalton. See more »

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"Sponsored in part by Victorinox" Victorinox manufacture the Swiss Army Knife. See more »

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Love this show
16 October 2018 | by godsdesignSee all my reviews

I don't understand the complaints on this show. I grew up watching the original one. This one does a good job in it's own way. A reboot isn't supposed to be an exact replica. One of the main reasons I like this show is because it follows the same format as the original one but updated for 2018...not 1987: funny moments, still drama focused, well-rounded supporting cast, stuff blowing up and Macgyver inventions.

Watch this reboot from the beginning with an open mind and without comparing it to the original. Give it a chance and you'll see that it's actually a really good show.


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Release Date:

23 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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MacGyver See more »

Filming Locations:

Marietta, Georgia, USA See more »

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