MacGyver

(1985)
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MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 to 1992. The series was filmed in Los Angeles during seasons 1, 2 and 7, and in Vancouver during seasons 3–6. The show's final episode aired on April 25, 1992, on ABC. Episode List

The show follows secret agent Angus MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson, who works as a troubleshooter for the fictional Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles and as an agent for a fictional United States government agency, the Department of External Services. Educated as a scientist, MacGyer served as a Bomb Team Technician/EOD during the Vietnam War. Resourceful and possessed of an encyclopedic knowledge of the physical sciences, he solves complex problems with everyday materials he finds at hand, along with his ever-present duct tape and Swiss Army knife. He prefers non-violent resolutions and prefers not to handle a gun, but will if necessary.

  1. Lee David Zlotoff

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Dean Anderson

    Richard Dean Anderson

    Angus MacGyver

  2. Dana Elcar

    Dana Elcar

    Pete Thornton

  3. Bruce McGill

    Bruce McGill

    Jack Dalton

  4. Michael Des Barres

    Michael Des Barres

    Murdoc

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MacGyver

Season 7

1991 | 14 Episodes

Season 7 of MacGyver premiered on September 16, 1991.

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Status Ended

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  • TV-PG

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    This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 45m, 60m, 48m

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