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.