A bomb goes off in a classified laboratory, sealing off the lower levels. The explosion traps two valuable scientists and unleashes an acid leak. MacGyver is called in to help the two trapped scientists escape.
MacGyver becomes involved with a drug lord in Burma when he is mistaken for a narcotics agent while recovering a canister filled with a deadly chemical.
MacGyver travels to Budapest to recover microfilm secrets hidden inside of a watch. However, a young Gypsy girl steals the watch and MacGyver has to help her and her family out to get it back.
MacGyver comes to an aid of a photographer who has evidence linking an illegal arms dealer to a South American dictator. MacGyver must get her out of the country past the soldiers trying to capture and kill her.
MacGyver takes on a crooked Virgin Islands casino owner who has stolen $60 million in diamonds and stashed them in his impregnable vault.
Mac and his friend, ornithologist Dr. Charles Alden, travel to South America and discover that a horde of ants are ravaging the countryside. Mac is forced to take refuge at a plantation owned by misanthropic Trumbo, and rig an increasingly desperate series of defenses against the marauding ants.
On the way to a vacation, MacGyver stops off at an airstrip and discovers that robbers have taken the staff hostage. They force MacGyver to help them open up a hijacked armored car, but it becomes clear that they won't let anyone live.
MacGyver helps out two friends who have sunk their life's savings into a private oil rig. But when an accident sets the rig on fire, MacGyver has to lend a hand.
A mobster wants to testify against his brother and goes into protective custody. However, when he wants to visit his dying mother, MacGyver has to help him escape from the Feds.
Mac decides to go on a fishing holiday with his grandfather Harry and reconcile their differences. However, things become perilous when professional hitman Axminster comes hunting for Mac with a team of mercenaries.
MacGyver escapes from enemy agents who poison him in an attempt to force him to turn over stolen papers. However, he only has six hours to live unless he returns and finds the antidote, and only a girl living on the streets can help him.
A foreign agent, Quayle, turns a safehouse where MacGyver and Peter are keeping a code expert into a deathtrap.
MacGyver's old girlfriend contacts him about theft of uranium at a nuclear processing plant.
When an extortionist holds an ocean liner hostage with specially rigged bombs and demands millions in payoff, MacGyver and an old Vietnam friend, Charlie Robinson, are flown in by chopper. When they lose their disarmament equipment, Mac has to improvise... and one of the bombs goes off.
MacGyver is paired with Viktoria Tomanova, a Russian female defector, who can identify a foreign killer and other agents. At a science conference, Mac and Viktoria witness the transformation of a priest into a mad killer, and his ensuing death. The enemy agent runs away. Craig Bannister helps Mac to solve the case, but he has been unknowingly brainwashed to get rid of Mac and Viktoria.
While trying to escape Bulgaria with a top secret microfilm, MacGyver encounters Penny Parker, an American woman with a penchant for bad love affairs... and stolen jewels that she slips onto MacGyver in the hopes he'll get them out of the country while her ex-lover searches for her.
During a rescue mission in Afghanistan, MacGyver is wounded and forced to take refuge with an Afghan woman and her son. However, a local thug is harassing the woman and will turn MacGyver in for the reward if he reveals himself.
A teenage computer hacker breaks into a Defense Department database to obtain information on a missile system on behalf of her professor, MacGyver's old mentor. The FBI and black marketeers both come after her, and MacGyver has to lend a hand.
MacGyver is forced to hop a train after recovering some top-secret documents. However, a local tribe stops the train and demands that the person responsible for selling them tainted medicine be turned over to them, or everyone on the train will die. MacGyver must not only save the passengers but uncover the persons responsible.
Sara Ashford approaches MacGyver and asks for his help freeing her brother Brian from a foreign prison. Mac gets himself arrested and infiltrates the prison, and helps Brian to escape, but discovers everything isn't what it appears.
To get a Russian dissident out of a mental hospital, MacGyver has to fake insanity to get in, then get both of them out.
Mac goes up against Piedra, an assassin who never misses and whose skills at improvisation rival Mac's own. When Piedra targets an archbishop, Mac has to go up against the target's own security forces and handle a woman seeking revenge for the death of her sister.
MacGyver is challenged to test a military security base but once inside the AI computer takes control and runs on its own. MacGyver and the lady scientist who created the computer are trapped inside.
Mac befriends Jimmy Kendall, a man who claims to be looking for his long-lost son. Mac isn't aware that Jimmy is a hitman who's been hired to dispose of the man.
When MacGyver and Pete discover that an old friend has been swindled by a con artist, they prepare a con of their own to get the money back.
MacGyver helps a friend's younger brother when he discovers that a con artist is passing off the boy as a mystical "Wish Child."
MacGyver takes four urban teens into the mountains but when the plane goes down, he must not only engineer a rescue but deal with the vendettas between them.
MacGyver's friend Jack steals all of his furniture as the first step in convincing him to help with the rescue of an old friend.
MacGyver and Pete must both deal with long-lost loves when rescuing orphans in Southeast Asia.
MacGyver must save a wounded eagle and meets up with a woman and her son. All three of them must deal with an escaped felon who threatens their lives.
A deaf woman is plagued by dreams somehow tied into a missile guidance system stolen from the Phoenix Foundation, and MacGyver must unravel the images in her mind to find it.
MacGyver meets with a mob informant at a motel, but hitmen show up and kill the man. An elderly couple end up with the evidence the informant was turning over: a bag of money. Now MacGyver must help the couple escape before the Mob eliminates them.
When Mac and Harry drop by the Phoenix Foundation to pick up some hockey tickets, they find themselves in the middle of a terrorist attack and the terrorists seal the building.
An old enemy of Pete's kidnaps his ex-wife and their son and hides them in the Louisiana swamps. The kidnapper, Bonner, wants to make an exchange but it's clear that he'll kill them all, and MacGyver gives his friend an assist.
MacGyver puts Penny Parker up for a few days while she tries to find a job, but she ends up witnessing the torture of a Federal agent, who is connected to a plot to assassinate a Colombian official.
MacGyver comes to the aid of a pregnant woman after she discovers that her husband is using a halfway house for convicts as a place to recruit criminals.
The Navy SEALS ask Pete and MacGyver to help them deal with pirates using military tactics. MacGyver meets with Dr. Barbara Ortega, the pirates' most recent victim, and must help her recover a lost treasure.
A mob informant slips a microfilm into MacGyver's ski pole while he and Pete are on a skiing trip. MacGyver is caught in an avalanche and while Pete tries to convince the park rangers to search for his friend, mobster wait to recover MacGyver and get the microfilm.
MacGyver gets bad news: Jack Dalton is dead. However, when MacGyver goes to Jack's funeral he discovers that the CIA is looking for Dalton... and anyone who knows him.
Pete and MacGyver are lured to a junkyard by an old enemy, and as they struggle to escape they remember how they first met.
MacGyver goes to Latin America to rescue an American pilot held on espionage charges, but soon discovers he has more trouble on his hands when the pilot's daughter follows him there.
MacGyver's friends throw him a surprise birthday party, but MacGyver soon finds himself considering giving up a life of adventure and settling down to a wife and family.
While meeting with a British explosives expert to learn of an assassination, MacGyver is injured and stricken with amnesia. Now time is running out as MacGyver tries to recover his memories and remember who he needs to save and where.
MacGyver and a female agent he despises have to team up to rescue a human rights activist in Czechoslovakia.
An old girlfriend of MacGyver's turns up and needs his help to escape the KGB, who are trying to steal a priceless Chinese dragon statue.
MacGyver recruits Jack to help him steal the Ming Dragon and turn it over to the KGB in return for his old girlfriend Lisa. However, he discovers that Lisa may not be all that she seems.
The Mob locate ex hitman Jimmy Kendall and abduct his daughter and grandson to force him to come to them so they can dispose of him for their betrayal.
While on a mapping expedition, MacGyver finds a ship with one crew person: a Russian girl who says they were attacked by Bigfoot.
MacGyver goes after a jewel thief responsible for the death of a friend, and the dead man's sister Nikki Carpenter insists on helping.
MacGyver and Nikki are sent to recover equipment from an experimental plane that has crashed in enemy territory, but find themselves up against a Russian team using a psychic to locate the same plane.
Jack recruits MacGyver to help him find a buried treasure located in a zinc mine that's worked by convicts from a prison camp.
After the death of a close friend in a mountain-climbing accident, MacGyver goes into mourning only to be faced with an old enemy back for revenge.
MacGyver visits his old alma mater during "Hell Week" when the tech students participate in a barrier competition. However, the son of MacGyver's mentor is starting to crack under the pressure from his demanding father.
After Nikki is mugged, the mugger later tries to kill her. MacGyver must help her find out who he is, and what his next target is.
A lethal space organism gets loose in a Phoenix Foundation laboratory, and MacGyver must make sure it isn't released into the outside world.
When an explosion kills three men, Pete takes full responsibility and resigns, but MacGyver suspects that his replacement was responsible for the explosion and engineered the entire thing.
MacGyver's old coach asks him to fill in as his hockey team heads to the state finals, and MacGyver must deal with the star player's violent temper and the reasons that drive him to it.
Jack Dalton recruits MacGyver into a job to take a woman back to France with her jewels. However, after she leaves them at the airport, the authorities arrive to arrest them as accomplices to theft.
MacGyver's newest romantic interest seems the perfect match. However, he's unaware she's been hired to either convince him to persuade him to skip the new environmental-impact studies he's conducting... or kill him.
MacGyver joins forces with a reclusive Vietnam vet to track down the company responsible for toxic waste dumping in the mountains.
MacGyver and Jack come to the aid of a Native American elder, Jamie Two Eagles, who has been abducted by two thieves trying to find a sacred wolf mask.
MacGyver and Jack Dalton are two men with a baby when they return from Mexico and discover Jack's old girlfriend has left a child she claims is his son at his hangar.
After almost getting killed, MacGyver visits an old girlfriend, now a park ranger, working at a national park. When they discover poachers hunting on the land, things turn deadly as the poachers come after them.
MacGyver teams up with the grandson of a Chinese shipping magnate after the latter is injured in an attack and a crime syndicate launches a takeover of the family business.
Penny asks MacGyver to accompany her to the house of a deceased aunt that she's inherited. However, the duo soon find themselves dealing with unearthly phenomena.
MacGyver returns to his hometown to help two childhood friends dig up a time capsule. While MacGyver remembers the events that lead to a death of a friend, he discovers that his friends' sons are involved with drug dealers.
After an Amish family help him after a car accident, MacGyver returns the favor by helping them against a construction crew preparing to bulldoze down their farm.
MacGyver and Jack team up to rescue Pete and a nun, who have been captured by Central American rebels.
MacGyver takes on the job of test driver when his friend is injured testing a prototype Phoenix Foundation engine, and finds himself up against an old rival.
MacGyver ends up running Pete through a mountain survival training session. However, when the two end up finding a downed DEA plane, they have to survive for real when the drug smugglers who sabotaged it come looking for their prize.
An escaped serial killer goes after a police detective, but MacGyver realizes the killer is being manipulated by a diabolical prisoner intent on revenge.
Jack Dalton receives clues leading to his long-lost mother, only to discover that she's a fugitive from the law.
Mac goes to see Penny Parker and provide moral support when she gets the part of Cleopatra in a rock musical, Cleo Rocks. However, the entire setup is a trap by an old enemy.
Pete's son takes a job at the Phoenix Foundation, but his father is unaware it's a ploy to steal military secrets to a mysterious broker known as Papillion.
A woman who works at the Phoenix Foundation has her son Tommy kidnapped by his estranged father. MacGyver volunteers to help recover Tommy, only to discover the boy's father is involved with gangsters.
MacGyver comes to the aid of a former teenage gang member at a youth club when the boy is framed for theft by a racist.
MacGyver tries to help a teenage prostitute who has run away from her policeman father, only to discover the man has been abusing her.
MacGyver joins a US-Soviet team in the Arctic sent to retrieve missing World War II Russian gold. However, when they find the plane, they discover that the gold has vanished.
MacGyver meets with four strangers to escort them on a Phoenix stress-relief program for its employees, only to realize one of them is an escaped prisoner.
MacGyver and Jack Dalton are scheduled to receive awards for helping an African nation. However, an African leader and his wife brainwash Jack into assassinate the country's leader at the ceremony.
While returning from a vacation, MacGyver and Pete get mixed up with terrorists who have an EMP generator and plan to terrorize a city.
MacGyver tries to help an old friend, an ex-Navy SEAL who steals a vial of deadly anthrax and isn't in his right mind due to a head injury.
Jack Dalton ropes MacGyver and Pete into a gold-panning excursion, and a female assassin comes after MacGyver.
An old friend, Zoe Ryan, recruits MacGyver into helping her look for the Holy Rose, an ancient chalice.
After escaping Von Leer's death trap in London, MacGyver goes to the millionaire's estate to rescue Zoe and locate the Holy Rose.
MacGyver teams up with bounty hunter Frank Colton to find a Bulgarian defector who witnesses a murder and inadvertently comes into the possession of a map leading to a priceless necklace worth dying for.
MacGyver is in Geneva when he's wounded by a sniper and then left to take the blame for the killer's assassination attempt. On the run, he meets schoolgirl Lisa Woodman, who helps him try to clear his name and stop the killer before he can destroy the peace talks between two warring nations.
MacGyver travels overseas to help old friend Jesse Colton at a Phoenix-funded hospital for sick children. However, a dialysis machine is stolen by a street gang and one of the members is Colton's illegitimate son.
Murdoc must turn to his archnemesis MacGyver for help when a league of assassins takes his sister hostage.
MacGyver's Chinese foster daughter comes to the U.S. with a tape of the Tianammen Square massacres... and Chinese agents who will stop at nothing to keep her from distributing it to the world.
Jesse Colton's younger brother Billy goes to Africa to take on endangered black rhino poachers, and MacGyver goes to help.
A Holocaust survivor protests at an art auction during the Phoenix Foundation's unwitting purchase of Nazi art treasure. MacGyver investigates the man's claim and discovers that a new Aryan Nation is planning to create their own country within the U.S.
MacGyver's rock-star friend Roxy volunteers her time to film a video for the Phoenix Foundations anti-drug campaign, but seeks his help when she claims her twin sister is trying to kill her.
While the Challenge Youth Club threatens to go under from lack of funds, MacGyver looks for a missing Madonna statue on Christmas Eve and a mysterious bag lady comes to his aid.
MacGyver comes back from a mission to find his friends pressuring him for help. He dozes off in front of a Western movie on the TV... and dreams he's a Civil War veteran who has given up his gun and plans to retire to a town in Montana. The local land baron looks like Pete, and a number of the townfolk also have familiar faces.
MacGyver tries to motivate a high school student he's mentoring. However, when the boy drops out to work on a construction site, he discovers that it's unsafe because of a bribed inspection official.
MacGyver goes undercover as a logger to help out an environmentally-active friend get the goods on a ruthless Japanese businessman procuring timber in the Pacific Northwest.
MacGyver becomes involved with a friend in Peru who is trying to track a lost treasure that cost her father his life.
MacGyver teams up with Pete and Jack Dalton to run a scam on a horse trainer's murderer, a money launderer involved with a Cuban drug lord.
A submarine company owner seduces a scientist designing a sonar detection system for the Phoenix Foundation, and plans to sell the information to drug smugglers.
Lulu, an eccentric young woman, ropes MacGyver into helping her get back a kidnapped famous musician.
When Lisa Goodman, MacGyver's friend from Switzerland, is abducted by steel-mill workers seeking revenge against her father, her father calls MacGyver in to help.
MacGyver is serving on the jury in a racially-tense trial. However, when he has doubts about the evidence presented, he sneaks out from the sequestered jury and digs for the truth.
An Egyptian artifact is stolen and Mac is badly injured trying to recover it. While his body struggles for life in a hospital, Mac's soul is on an ocean liner where his deceased parents are waiting for him to go on one last journey.
A group of teenagers turn vigilante and go after crack houses, and MacGyver tries to track down the person responsible.
When a mission in Romania goes bad, a ruthless soldier takes MacGyver hostage. Captive ends up saving captor, and MacGyver tries to appeal to the soldier's buried humanity.
A murder weapon used to kill a presidential candidate 20 years ago reemerges in a police shooting, and MacGyver's friend is accused of the modern-day killing.
MacGyver's young friend Lisa Woodman runs afoul of the law after she's found drunk in a burglarized home.
MacGyver comes to the aid of an elderly German man and helps him reunite with his granddaughter... unaware that ex-Stasi agents are using her to help them find her grandfather's stash of gold.
Dr. Zito escapes during a court hearing, and prepares to teach MacGyver and Murphy a lesson in the true meaning of evil.
MacGyver discovers that his late grandfather left him a vintage station wagon, but soon discovers that criminals are after it for the diamond pendant they believe is hidden inside.
After the women in MacGyver's life question his ability to commit, he dozes off and has a dream where he and they are in the Old West, and he has to escort them to meet with their new husbands.
MacGyver comes to the aid of migrant workers and the death of their labor organizer while investigating illegal pesticide use.
While helping set up a geothermal power plant in rural Minnesota, MacGyver comes to the aid of a family who have received an offer from aliens to travel to a new world.
Sports legend Novus Riley is forced to sell his baseball memorabilia to pay his gambling debts. When he balks, the men take Novus' daughter as a hostage.
While working at an international hockey competition, MacGyver is reunited with his high school sweetheart, and must deal with her abusive husband, the event's sponsor.
Land developer Andrew Bartlett plans a project which will harm the environment. While trying to stop him, MacGyver discovers that Bartlett's children plan to kill their father and inherit the business.
MacGyver becomes involved with a father-and-daughter team of archaeologists looking for Alexander the Great's lost tomb, but the brother of an old enemy is also on the trail.
MacGyver helps out a parolee whose former motorcycle gang is trying to recruit him for one last job.
When a priest is murdered, MacGyver disguises himself as a homeless man to find the killers.
Pete's old friend asks for his help in exposing mass murders in her Latin American homeland, but Pete is forced to reveal his secret to MacGyver.
When MacGyver's foot is injured in a wolf trap, two elderly women who own an inn take him. However, a mob accountant on the lam has taken refuge there with his ill-gotten gains and his fellow mobsters arrive to take the money.
Murdoc repays MacGyver for helping him save his sister... and then plots to kill his old foe once and for all.
MacGyver tries to help a Native American attorney taking on an electric company over Indian land rights.
While MacGyver waits with Pete for his glaucoma operation, the two men try to figure out who is sending Pete ominous messages.
MacGyver teams up with his old mentor and a friend to track down the legendary treasure of Atlantis, but a rival team tries to get here first.
While investigating the death of a friend, MacGyver discovers someone is manufacturing a secret nuclear plant in Britain.
MacGyver picks up a friend's father at the airport but soon finds himself embroiled in a terrorist plot to steal a high-tech helicopter.
MacGyver moves into a new home and soon finds himself teaming up with his neighbors to help an actress threatened by two hit men.
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.
MacGyver lends his services to the fire department when a crazed arsonist sets fires off across the city, killing one of his friends.
The Colton brothers get pulled into the search for a Chinatown woman who witnesses a murder and is wanted by the mob.
Haitian mobsters use the power of voodoo to enslave a student activist and MacGyver turns to Mama Lorraine for help.
After a head injury, Mac finds himself in medieval times where he comes to the aid of King Arthur and must go on a quest with the wizard Merlin.
MacGyver continues his adventures in the time of King Arthur as he helps Camelot battle Queen Morganna, who is using gunpowder to conquer the land.
Two crooked special effects experts steal the only surviving prints of silent movies from aging star Pinky Burnett, and MacGyver helps Pinky to get them back.
An ex-con friend of MacGyver's, Earl Dent, needs MacGyver's help when he tries to prepare for a boxing comeback, retain custody of his daughter, and deal with gangsters who want him to take a dive.
MacGyver becomes involved with street gangs when a boy takes the rap for a murder, while a weapon dealer tries to set off a gang war for profit.
A teenage graffiti artist comes to MacGyver for help when his grandmother is evicted from her apartment by a crooked landlord.
MacGyver comes to the aid of Chinese dissidents trying to expose illegal labor camps in their homeland, and meets a young photojournalist... who turns out to be his son.
Jack ropes MacGyver into a hunt for the Fountain of Youth.