The Gauntlet As MacGyver
arrives in the south American town, he sees a girl being harassed by military officers. He
interrupts them and pulls out his passport with a $20 bill inside it to keep them happy.
Hell Week MacGyver uses
two electrical wires to pass a current through the mercury bubble of a bombs trigger
switch in an attempt to heat the mercury to boiling point and turn it to vapor.
pries the lid off a test tube containing acid in a multi-triggered bomb onboard a cruise
removes the top section of his compass to reveal a timer and explosives to destroy the
remains of the GX-1 plane.
Pilot MacGyver uses
a mirror removed from his binoculars to reflect a laser beam back on itself in order to
disable the laser security system in the elevator shaft so he can get to the lower levels
of the building.
MacGyver ties an old belt through the steering wheel of a jeep and around the gear stick
to help hold the steering wheel straight so the jeep will travel a straight path down the
hillside towards the waiting army.
MacGyver pushes the end of a cameras flash cable into a blob of plastic explosive and sets
the flash for 30 seconds.
Deathlock MacGyver re-wires the main fuse box to overload in preparation for the final
showdown with Quayle.
The Gauntlet (opening
gambit) This particular shot isnt used in the episode. It is from the scene where
MacGyver unlocks the window to gain access to the room containing the map. The shoot we
see in the episode is from inside the room.
Trumbo's World MacGyver uses 2 half dollar coins to arc wield a broken piston shaft.
The Golden Triangle MacGyver pulls the rip cord of an inflatable life-jacket which he has set up as the
first stage to a chain reaction of events to create a diversion.
Pilot The timer of a bomb in an underground lab counts down to its detonation as Doctors
Steubens, and burke play their game of chess.
Filmed specifically for the opening credits.
Kill Zone MacGyver stands in a special decontamination chamber after he returns from
collecting the virus canister from a crashed satellite.
Back from the Dead MacGyver slides down a hanging fishing net to drop in on the bad guys.
repels down a cliff face while rescuing a scientist from her Pyrenees captors.
GX-1 MacGyver slides down a steep incline to escape from Russian solders after being
spotted at the GX-1 crash site.
The Widowmaker MacGyver grabs the rope as Mike starts to fall at the start of the episode.
Legend of the Holy
Rose MacGyver looks out from the crate hes been hiding in after its
delivered to the drug lords camp.
The Golden Triangle MacGyver jumps onto General Nara's helicopter so he can attach the winch rope from
the jeep to wind the helicopter down with.
Rock the Cradle MacGyver falls out of the wheel well of Jack Daltons plane after successfully
repairing the hydraulics on the wheel.
(opening gambit) MacGyver
jumps onto an inflatable raft while rescueing a scientist from her Pyrenees captors.
The Outsiders MacGyver
jumps from his jeep as it crashes off the road after his front tire blows out.
(updated) This is an updated version of a scene filmed specifically for the opening credits.
The original version was filmed during the episode Last Stand. This version doesnt
relate specifically to any episode.
prepares to shoot for goal in a "stress relieving" hockey workout with Pete
The Battle of Tommy
is slammed into a window as he chases after the kidnappers of Tommy Giordano.
The Wish Child
grabs the cargo net after blowing open the crate he was trapped in.
looks on with Pete Thornton as the self destruct sequence of an underground lab explodes
up through the elevator shaft at the end of the episode..
Countdown (updated) This is an updated version of a scene from the Countdown episode which was used in
the opening credits up to season 4. The scene was re-shot for season 5 onwards.
grabs a mattress off the bed to use as a shield against Murdocs flame thrower as he sets
fire to Pete Thorntons cabin.
The Human Factor
grabs a high voltage power line in the air vent of a new military complex as he fights to
defeat its out of control automated security system.
looks around behind a door as he searches a mysterious ship.
This is an updated version of the scene where MacGyver opens up
Tius bag to find a cobra snake ready to strike at him.
swings down and knocks out one of his pursuers in the abandoned hospital.
drops onto the roof of a cable car set to explode.
Thief of Budapest
is an updated version of the scene where MacGyver eats an ice cream as he wonders around Budapest
looking for his contact agent. This particular shot is when he passes to watch someone
repairing a traffic light.
On a Wing and a
Daltons plane takes off, with the help of some missile rockets, while MacGyver hangs on
for his life under the plane after having manually ignited the jets.
jumps into the entrance way of a trains carriage after having caught up to it.
The Golden TriangleMacGyver
dives behind a jeep as General Narai shoots at him from his gunship
The Invisible KillerMacGyver
hangs on for his life after falling over the side of a suspension bridge.
runs down the staircase of an abandoned ship as he tries to escape, what appears to be, a
lowers himself down through the escape hatch of a stuck elevator as he descends into the
bomb damaged research center.
The Gauntlet (opening
gambit - updated)This
is an updated version of the scene from the opening gambit of the Gauntlet, where MacGyver
tries to escape from the map room but finds the door is locked.
is an updated version of the scene where MacGyver and Kate are trying to beat the closing
front gate to escaping from Ryersons mansion.
scene doesnt seem to relate specifically to any episode, so we assume that it was
filmed specifically to use as a replacement to the original shot from the Gauntlets