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MacGyver: Obsessed

MacGyver becomes obsessed with the idea that his dead archnemesis Murdoc is trying to undermine his attempts to supervise security at the trial of a deposed dictator.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 7x3
Production Number: 127
Airdate: Monday September 30th, 1991

Guest Stars
Don GallowayDon Galloway
As Bob Stryke
Michael Des BarresMichael Des Barres
As Murdoc
Wendie MalickWendie Malick
As Cindy Finnegan
Wendie MalickWendie Malick
As Cindy Finnegan
Geno SilvaGeno Silva
As Pablo Delasora
Geno SilvaGeno Silva
As Pablo Delasora
Margarita FrancoMargarita Franco
As Marietta Robles
Margarita FrancoMargarita Franco
As Marietta Robles

Co-Guest Stars
Main Cast
Richard Dean AndersonRichard Dean Anderson
As Angus MacGyver
Richard Dean AndersonRichard Dean Anderson
As Angus MacGyver
Dana ElcarDana Elcar
As Peter Thornton
Dana ElcarDana Elcar
As Peter Thornton


MacGyver is dozing at his loft when a shadowy figure slips in through the door and moves to the couch while wielding an axe. The figure raises the axe and prepares to bring it down and MacGyver looks up at his archenemy, Murdoc. Murdoc brings the axe down and MacGyver wakes up from his nightmare to discover that no one is there. The phone rings and MacGyver answers: it's Murdoc, chuckling and wishing him pleasant dreams...

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Episode Quotes
Murdoc: (wielding an axe) Going all to pieces, MacGyver?

Pete: MacGyver, I can't let my personal feelings override my personal judgment any longer. As of now, you are no longer working for the Phoenix Foundation and that is final.
MacGyver: Good management decision, Pete.

Murdoc: (dressed as a general) Well, MacGyver, it appears that the military look is in. Of course, I have more accessories.
MacGyver: A little early for Halloween, isn't it, Murdoc?

Murdoc: You know, MacGyver, I've been wasting my talents all these years. I mean, one target at a time is sort of a dead-end job. Now I've found something better than just killing for money. Killing for money and power.

Episode References
* When tied up, kicking a boot loose to release the brake on a nearby cart
* A boot on a shoe string, thrown at a nearby cart to pull it close enough to use
* Opening a canister of liquid nitrogen to freeze ropes
* Rags to jam the air intake vent on a missile to abort a launch
* A bottle of cleaning fluid to blow out a light bulb

Other Episode Crew

CreatorLee David Zlotoff
Executive ProducerStephen Downing  |  Henry Winkler  |  John Rich (1)
Supervising ProducerMichael Greenburg (1)
ProducerRobert Frederick  |  John B. Moranville
Co-ProducerJohn Sheppard
Associate ProducerSara Thornberg
Production DesignerRex Raglan
EditorRon Binkowski
CastingMark Tillman
First Assistant DirectorRobert Villar
Second Assistant DirectorTomaz Remec
MusicKen Harrison
Music EditorSteve Danforth
Costume DesignerJoyce Unruh  |  Danielle Veber-Feller
HairstylistVivian McAteer
Location ManagerMichael Jarvis
Property MasterDean Wilson  |  James A. Rathbun
Script SupervisorRay Quiroz
Production CoordinatorRosie Dean
Supervising Sound EditorThierry J. Couturier
Director of PhotographyJack Whitman
Stunt CoordinatorVince Deadrick, Jr.
Art DirectorRobert J. Bacon
Creative ConsultantRick Mittleman
Coordinating ProducerThomas R. Polizzi
Sound MixerJames LaRue
Special EffectsHenry Millar (1)
Costume SupervisorThomas Welsh
Main Title ThemeRandy Edelman
CostumerRobert Moore, Jr.
Casting AssociateRussell Gray (1)
Executive Story ConsultantBrad Radnitz
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