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
- Several episodes (including the pilot episode) were directed by Alan Smithee, a pseudonym commonly used by directors who don't want their real names associated with a project.
- The "MacGyverisims" shown in the series are all based on scientific fact, but not all of the steps needed to create the experiment were shown. This was done to prevent children who were…
[show]The "MacGyverisims" shown in the series are all based on scientific fact, but not all of the steps needed to create the experiment were shown. This was done to prevent children who were watching the show from duplicating the experiments themselves and possibly getting injured.
- Early in the first season it is implied that MacGyver lives in the Griffiths Observatory. Later in the season it is obvious he lives above the coney island stand in Venice Beach.