5-1 RESORT + DESI + RILEY + WINDOW CLEANER + WITNESS
Airdate: Dec 4, 2020
Writer: Stephanie Hicks
Director: Avi Youabian
Jessie T. Usher (Vincent) , Jean Brassard (Egor) , Annabelle Acosta (Paula) , Enzo D’Agata (Luis) , Vannessa Vasquez (Jane/Fake Paula) , Juan Pablo Gamboa (Gustavo Salazar) , Eugenie Bondurant (Susie) , Brittany Pena (Doorwoman)
Mac and the team infiltrate a glamorous hotel used as an international hideout for criminals to find a woman with vital information on Codex. However, their target has a new secret identity, including a completely new face.
5-2 THIEF+ PAINTING + AUCTION + VIRO-486 + JUSTICE
Airdate: Dec 11, 2020
Writer: Peter M. Lenkov and Andrew Klein
Director: Duane Clark
Sebastian Roche (Hannibal) , Aimee Mullins (Jess Miller) , Ian Hunter (Nick Evans) , Michelle Lukes (Rebecca Meyers) , Drew Lamkins (Otto) , Zach Hanner (Henri Bellouse) , Daniel Danca (Russian Guard #1) , Andre Pushkin (Sergei/Russian Guard #2) , Tangi Colombel (Russian Auctioneer) , Jackie Prucha (Sue Meyers) , Richard Garner (Paul Meyers) , Mei Ritchart (10 Year Old Desi) , Nick Buggs (Melody) , Eden Harper (Bully)
When Taylor’s former protégé is killed while preventing a bio-weapon from falling into the wrong hands, Mac and the team must find the weapon so Desi can pull off the ultimate heist before it’s sold to a terrorist cell.
5-3 ECLIPSE + USMC-1856707 + STEP POTENTIAL + CHAIN LOCK + MA
Airdate: Dec 18, 2020
Written by: Jim Adler and Stephanie Hicks
Director: David Straiton
Tobin Bell (Leland) , Zach McGowen (Roman) , Joe Pantoliano (Eric Andrews) , Carmen Alexis (FBI Agent)
When Russ is kidnapped, Mac and the team must break out a previously murderous psychopath, now pacifist, from prison to help find him. Also, while on the run, Mac and Desi are forced to confront their relationship issues.
5-4 BANH BAO + STERNO + DRILL + BURNER + MASON
Airdate: Jan. 8 2021
Written by: Justin Lisson and Sophia Lopez
Directed by: Peter Weller
Peter Weller (Mason) , Ben Wang (Eli Brown) , Corey Jung (Little Eli) , Dollar Tan (Eli’s Father) , Gloria Tsai (Eli’s Mother) , Paul Yen (Jason) , Michael Paul Chan (Dahn) , Page Leong (Mimi) , Bill Smitrovich (Joshua) , Grace Thomas (Recruiter)
Mac’s meeting with Desi’s parents goes sideways when her brother finds himself in trouble and desperately needs their help. Also, Russ and Matty must ask an old nemesis for assistance when their new recruitment candidate is kidnapped.
5-5 JACK + KINEMATICS + SAFE CRACKER + MgKNO3 + GTO
Airdate: Jan. 15 2021
Written by: Jim Adler
Directed by: Ericson Core
Ernest Miller (Lt. Ray Walker) , Bojana Novakovic (Anya Vitez) , Nick E. Tarabay (Tibor Babic) , Adele Drahos (Tech) , Christine Robert (Croatian Custodian)
Using a cryptic postcard as their only clue, Mac and the team must solve a fallen friend’s final case and bring him justice.
5-6 QUARANTINE + N95 + LANDLINE + TELESCOPE + SOCIAL DISTANCE
Airdate: Jan. 22 2021
Written by: Stephanie Hicks and Andrew Karlsruher
Directed by: Andrew Ahn
Dan Lauria (Lenny) , Marie Thomas (Mallory Krengel) , Camilla Arfwedson (Sofia Walker) , Benjamin Keepers (Shane Steckler) , Victor Turner (James Krengel) , Nadia Lorencz (Robber/Cleaner #6) , Sam Hargrave (Tall Robber/Cleaner #12)
During COVID-19’s first stay-at-home order, as Mac, Bozer and Riley quarantine together, they try to stop a crime in progress at their neighbor’s house. Also, Russ’ romantic fling takes on a longer and more complicated turn when they quarantine together.
5-7 GOLDEN LANCEHEAD + VENUM + POLE VAULT + BLOOD + BAGGAGE
Airdate: Feb 5, 2021
Written by: Joshua Brown and Andrew Karlsruher
Directed by: David Straiton
Aly Michalka (Frankie) , Marcus Deanda (Luiz) , Jenny Cooper (Nina Harris) , Patrick Wade (Ben) , Alex Dauphin (Sandra)
The secret experimental cancer treatment Mac’s developing with a friend is discovered when culprits ransack their lab, kidnap Mac’s partner and plan to use the research to create a powerful new nerve agent.
5-8 SOS + HAZMAT + ULTRASOUND + FREQUENCY + MALIHINI
Airdate: Feb 12, 2021
Written by: Cindy Appel
Directed by: Yangzoma Braun
Jorge Garcia (Jerry Ortega) , Robert Patrick (Ian Cain) , Carey Van Driest (Dr. Novak) , Sunny Mabrey (Recruiter) , Daniel O’Callaghan (Older Man/Dr. Viskoff) , Jordan Trovillion (Nurse)
Mac and team rush to help when Matty’s former mentor, Ian Cain (Robert Patrick), and his embassy staff come down with a deadly, mysterious illness. Also, Taylor and Bozer work with Jerry Ortega (“Hawaii Five-0’s” Jorge Garcia) to infiltrate a Codex cell.
5-9 RAILS + PITONS + PULLEY + PIPE + SALT
Airdate: Feb 19, 2021
Written by: Rob Pearlstein
Directed by: Christine Moore
Brandon Quinn (Jace Olson) , Rob Rowland (Finch) , Chris Lindsay (Lieutenant) , Roger Cross (Conor)
When Mac and the team are unable to prevent Department of Defense intel from falling into Codex’s hands, Mac must scale a vertical cliff using only gear he can cobble together himself to prevent the info’s transmission.
5-10 DIAMOND + QUAKE + CARBON + COMMS + TOWER
Airdate: March 5, 2021
Written by: Andrew Karlsruher & Andrew Klein
Directed by: Michael Martinez
David Dastmalchian (Murdoc) , Joe Pantoliano (Andrews)
While on a mission to hunt down a Codex lead, Mac and the team discover Murdoc (David Dastmalchian) hacked their comms and has recorded them for months. Now, Mac and the team must stop Murdoc, who is working with Andrews (Joe Pantoliano), as they plot to kill thousands and reveal each Phoenix member’s most-guarded secrets.
5-11 C8H7CLO + NANO-TRACKERS + RESISTANCE + MALDIV
Airdate: March 12, 2021
Written by: Joshua Brown & Teresa Huang
Directed by: David Straiton
Deepti Gupta (Priya Chanani) , Scott Holroyd (Kevin) , Alexandra Grey (Parker) , Tina Ivlev (Teo) , Jeremy Crutchley (Dr. Silas Mercer)
Mac and Riley head overseas together to prevent a governmental collapse and inadvertently inhale new deadly microscopic technology.
5-12 ROYALTY + MARRIAGE + VIVAAH SANSKAR + ZINC + HENNA
Airdate: May 1, 2020
Writer: Jim Adler
Director: Geoff Shotz
Camilla Arfwedson (Sofia) , Harlan Drum (Brooklyn) , Aneesha Joshi (Rani Kumari) , Noah Khyle (Oliver Hughes) , Alexandra Grey (Parker) , Steve Alderfer (Rudolf Von Stupensen) , Malone Thomas (Elise Deveroux) , Nandini Minocha (Sumita) , Ahmed Lucan (Nitesh) , Matt Fowler (Broker)
Mac, Desi and Russ go undercover during a royal Indian wedding to protect a princess whose policies could put her life in danger. Also, Russ and Sophia come face-to-face at the wedding, Bozer suspects Riley is up to her old hacking ways and Matty runs down a lead in hopes of getting to the bottom of Mac and Riley’s ingested nano-trackers.
5-13 BARN FIND + OIL SLICK + LA PUNZONATURA + LAB RATS + TACHOMETER
Airdate: April 9, 2021
Written by: Alessia Costantini and Andrew Karlsruher
Directed by: Katie Eastridge
Peter Allas (Marco Vecchi) , Fabio Massimo Bonini (Franco Scuro) , Amy Dionne (Dr. Sandria) , Victoria Ric (Carla Giordano) , Matt Fowler (Broker) , Melanie Minichino (Simona Amelia Scuro) , Vincent Aleandri (Nicola) , Gianfranco Folchitto (Guido)
While Mac and the team delve into the world of Italian car culture in order to track down a crime boss-in-hiding, Mac must lean on Desi when he discovers that he losing the ability to control his hands. Also, Mac and Desi move in together and Riley reveals the truth about her secret team of hackers to Russ.
5-14 H2O + ORTHOPHOSPHATES + MISSION CITY + CORROSION + ORIGINS
Airdate: April 16, 2021
Written by: Teresa Huang & Joshua Brown
Directed by: Christine Swanson
Ernie Hudson (Milton Bozer) , Wendy Raquel Robinson (Lauretta Bozer) , Reef Cali (Young MacGyver) , Chase Brown (Young Bozer) , Harlan Drum (Brooklyn) , Matt Battaglia (Reserved Man/Fixer) , Alain Uy (Dr. Basco Fox) , Emerson Paige (Sara) , Michael Placencia (Security Guard) , Malachi Malik (Foreman) , Paul Vincent Freeman (Officer Asato) , Matt Fowler (Broker) , Sherry Richards (Auntie Pamela) , Tom Nowicki (Orson Marcato) , Alexandra Grey (Parker)
Mac and Desi travel with Bozer to his childhood home when his aunt dies in a tragic accident, however, they soon discover she may have been murdered for trying to expose the city’s contaminated water supply. Also, Riley, Matty and Russ continue to follow leads on their nano-trackers investigation.
4-15 ABDUCTION + MEMORY + TIME + FIREWORKS + DISPERSAL
Airdate: April 30, 2021
Written by: Monica Macer, Alessia Costantini, Andrew Klein, & Stephanie Hicks
Directed by: David Straiton
Amy Dionne (Dr. Sandria) , Alexandra Grey (Parker) , Shi Ne Nielson (Jennifer Poole) , Jennifer Griffin (Helga) , Tom Nowicki (Orson Marcato) , Ajay Vishwanathan (Cresta) , Charles Carson Monroe (Dad Bod) , Harlan Drum (Brooklyn) , Paige Stanco (Sara) , Jai’len Josey (Singer)
When Mac and Riley go missing and wake up 24 hours later in a corn field with no memory of how they got there, they must unravel the mystery to find who took them, and how to get rid of the nanotrackers in their bodies, no matter the cost.