The Midway Islands was a transfer point for
as they made their way to a cruise ship located in the
North Pacific Ocean at Latitude 40 North, Longitude 165 East
to disarm a bomb which had been found aboard.
flown by charted jet to the islands and then transferred to Huey
Chopper to complete the journey out to the ship. Once there they discovered a
second bomb at the other end of the ship forcing both MacGyver
and Charlie to defuse simultaneously. During the process Charlie
accidently set off one of the triggers causing his bomb to
explode resulting in his death, however in the seconds before
the explosion he was able to give MacGyver a vital piece of
information, telling him that the bomb case was vacuum sealed
and thus allowing MacGyver to get past the first of several booby
traps to disarm the bombs.