A reimagining of the classic series, this an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus “Mac” MacGyver who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Lincoln. Under the aegis of the Department of External Affairs, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip.
Season 01, Episode 01 – “The Rising” Angus “Mac” MacGyver and Jack Dalton, special agents for the Department of External Services (DXS), join forces to recover a missing bioweapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with one single drop.
Season 01, Episode 04 – “Wire Cutter” The guys try to shut down a warhead in Moscow and need help from a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler, but a problem arises when the computer needed to disable the warhead malfunctions.
Season 01, Episode 07 – “Can Opener” MacGyver goes undercover as a prison inmate in a maximum security prison to help a notorious drug kingpin escape so he can track him to his cartel’s secret location.
Season 01, Episode 08 – “Corkscrew” An international assassin surfaces and is hired to kill MacGyver, who has to defend himself and Bozer using only a corkscrew and paper towel rolls. Also: Bozer learns of Mac’s true identity.
Season 01, Episode 09 – “Chisel” With only a chisel and matchbook, MacGyver and team must defend themselves the U.S. embassy workers in Latvia from extremists who are attempting to retrieve their leader. Also, Bozer faces a big decision now that he knows who Mac really is.
Season 01, Episode 11 – “Scissors” Riley mysteriously disappears and hacks into the NSA and MacGyver and Jack search for her using a microwave and a power strip. Also: Bozer goes on his first official mission and Jack reveals his history with Riley’s mother.
Season 01, Episode 12 – “Screwdriver A mole leaks secret intel about The Phoenix Foundation and MacGyver goes on the hunt with a screwdriver and bug spray. Also: Sarah returns and Nikki resurfaces, but Mac doesn’t know if she’s there to help.
Season 01, Episode 13 – “Large Blade” Mac is in a helicopter crash with Jack in a remote area of Kazakhstan and needs to use a large blade and a water bottle to save their pilot and prevent an escaped war criminal from taking them as prisoners.
Season 01, Episode 16 – “Hook” Bounty hunters kidnap a fugitive that Mac and Jack are trying to track down, forcing them to extract their mark using a hook and a car cable. Elsewhere: Bozer and Riley try to hack into Jack’s CIA file to learn his history with Matty.