went to Bulgaria on assignment to retrieve a microfilm
containing stolen documents. His quick escape was quickly
derailed when he met Penny Parker at the airport and was
unwittingly pulled into a dispute between her and her boyfriend,
who turned out to be a Bulgarian security officer incriminated
in the stolen documents MacGyver was picking up.
Believing MacGyver and Penny to have been working together as
spies, Stephan lead the hunt to capture them, but had a
change of heart when his uncle ordered him to kill them both and
instead escaped with them to Greece.