MacGyver traveled to Kenya at the request of his old biology teacher, Prof. Cornwell. The professor believed that he was in danger after creating a super-seed which could grow in salt water allowing an endless supply of food to be grown. Soon after MacGyver arrived in Kenya he was attacked by a hit man killing the Professor and getting MacGyver arrested as an accomplish to his murder. While locked in a cage MacGyver learned from the hitman that there was a $7 million price on his head which dropped by $1 million every day he stayed alive. MacGyver quickly escaped from his cage and after saving Interpol agent Kari Kurikov from Moscone’s men, they both escaped via Helicopter to Cairo in chase of Moscone who had stolen the professors files.