MacGyver escapes perilous situations with nothing but a paperclip, his trusty Swiss Army knife and his wit. A dynamic reimagining of the hit television series, as he returns from war, a hero with an idealistic vision of saving the world. He and his late father’s best friend partner to form the clandestine Phoenix Foundation. Using his scientific know-how and resourcefulness MacGyver—alongside his intrepid team—undertakes missions to save lives and change the world.
Last Episode01x21 Cigar Cutter Aired: Apr. 14, 2017
Murdoc moves forward with his plans for revenge against MacGyver by recruiting his recently released former cellmate to infiltrate the Phoenix …
Series Fun Facts
- Many character names are borrowed from the original series, though only a few bare any resemblance to their original counterparts. Patricia Thornton - Peter Thornton (Mac's boss at Phoenix)…
[show]Many character names are borrowed from the original series, though only a few bare any resemblance to their original counterparts. Patricia Thornton - Peter Thornton (Mac's boss at Phoenix) Matty Webber - Matt Webber set-up Pete so Matt could take over Phoenix as Pete's successor Jack Dalton - Mac's childhood friend - great at getting himself (and Mac) INTO, rather than out of, trouble Wilt Bozer - brothers Milt and Wilt Bozer made a couple of minor appearances Nikki Carpenter - Mac's polar opposite fellow agent, though never really a love interet (likely introduced to be one, but never became one) Agent Bannister - old agent-buddiy of Mac's, married a communist spy Penny Parker - played by Terri Hatcher - aspiring actress Mac met in Europe, she obecame one of Mac's dearst friends The Colton Family - "Mama", Frank, Jesse, & Billy (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) - the new rendition of the Coltons may be the best character "update" in this show - honors the originals while fully embracing new versions of the characters Murdoc - What can you say about Murdoc? He is "not your normal professional killer". (The current rendition lacks the flair Michael Des Barres brought to the character.)
- At the beginning of every episode Mac makes a symbol out of a paper clip to represent the storyline of the episode.
- Justin Hires was cast after Rush Hour was canceled by CBS.