MacGyver is a different kind of hero - he doesn´t use weapons, he´s afraid of heights, and he´s an expert at making complicated machines out of ordinary things. A fan, a dough-scraper and some duct tape forms an excellent helicopter attack. A cut credit card can help cause a traffic jam. A light bulb makes an outstanding set of lock picks...
Last EpisodeTV Movie: MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Aired: Nov. 24, 1994
While investigating the death of a friend, MacGyver discovers someone is manufacturing a secret nuclear plant in Britain.
Series Fun Facts
- When the onset of glaucoma began robbing co-star Dana Elcar of his sight in real life, Pete Thornton was given the same condition.
- "MacGyver" was one of two Paramount-produced network-aired shows from the Blue Mountain era to last into the Paramount Communications era, the other being Cheers.
- MacGyver's birth date is January 23, 1951. Richard Dean Anderson's birth date is January 23, 1950.