Season Seven

(Note: Filming moved back to Los Angeles.)

126 HONEST ABE
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40197-129
Airdate: 16 September 1991
Writer: Lincoln Kibbee
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Shelly Berman as Abe, Lance LeGault as Elliott, David Naughton as LaManna, Ben Stein as Major Sneed, Michael B. Tucci, Time Winters as Peugeot, Dan Eisenstein as Jeffrey.

MacGyver gets whisked away from his Godson’s Bar Mitzvah by the boys ex-CIA agent grandfather, and straight into a web of international intrigue involving an eccentric Caribbean dictator and a stolen high-tech helicopter.

Nielsen Ratings:  8.6 rating / 14 share / 3rd (67th for the week)

 


127 THE HOOD
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40197-128
Airdate: 23 September 1991
Writer: Rick Mittleman
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Nancy Sloan as Kelly, Adrian Sparks as Melvin, Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine, Rob Youngblood as Bobbie Lee, Sean O’Bryan as Will, Shawn Wayans as Robo.

When a quirky actress from MacGyver’s new bohemian neighborhood is abducted by hitmen, MacGyver works with his new neighbors to find her.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.2 rating / 15 share / 3rd (70th for the week)

 


128 OBSESSED
DVD disc: 1
Production No.:
40196-127
Airdate:
  30 September 1991
Writer: John Sheppard
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Wendie Malick as Cindy, Geno Silva as Delasora, Margarita Franco as Marietta, Don Galloway as Bob Stryke, Michael Des Barres as Murdoc.

MacGyver’s obsession that Murdoc is still alive is interfering with his job and threatening Pete’s position at the Phoenix Foundation.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.1 rating / 15 share / 3rd (62nd for the week)

 


129 THE PROMETHEUS SYNDROME
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40196-130
Airdate: 07 October 1991
Writer: Robert Sherman
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Jenette Goldstein as Rachel, Jack McGee as Joe Roswell, Dave Florek as Ralph, Randolph Mantooth as Earl Stringer, Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine.

MacGyver plays detective to try and track down a psychopathic arsonist before he strikes again.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.0 rating / 15 share / 3rd (65th for the week)

 


130 THE COLTONS
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-125
Airdate: 14 October 1991
Teleplay: Stephen Downing
Story: Stephen Downing & Michael Greenburg
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Cleavon Little as Frank Colton, Richard Lawson as Jesse Colton, Cuba Gooding, Jr., as Billy Colton, Della Reese as Mama Colton, Richard Gant as Denmark, Francois Chau, Christopher Thomas as G. Irwin Fielding, Irene Yah-Ling Sun, James Hong as Kuang.

MacGyver’s bounty hunter friends, the Coltons, are hired to find a young woman who is the only witness to a gangland slaying in Chinatown.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.8 rating / 16 share / 3rd (56th for the week)

 


131 WALKING DEAD
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-131
Airdate: 21 October 1991
Writer: Mark Rodgers
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine, Thomas Mikal Ford, Antonio Fargas as Colonel Devraux, Michael D. Roberts as Dr. Redemption.

After a student organizer is kidnapped, MacGyver and his neighbor Mama Lorraine have to rescue the girl from a powerful voodoo priest.

Nielsen Ratings:  10.0 rating / 16 share / 3rd (52nd for the week)

 


132 GOOD KNIGHT MACGYVER (part 1)
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-132
Airdates: 04 November 1991 (Part 1); 11 November 1991 (Part 2)
Writer: John Considine
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Time Winters as Merlin, Christopher Collet as Galahad, Lynne Harbaugh as Cecilia, Colm Meaney as Irwin Malcolm, Christopher Neame as Duncan,  Robin Strasser as Morganna

While tracing his family tree, MacGyver is knocked unconscious and transported back to the court of King Arthur, where he is asked to free a princess from the clutches of a tyrannical queen.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.6 rating / 15 share / 3rd (61st for the week)

 


133 GOOD KNIGHT MACGYVER (part 2)
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-133
Airdates: 04 November 1991 (Part 1); 11 November 1991 (Part 2)
Writer: John Considine
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Time Winters as Merlin, Christopher Collet as Galahad, Lynne Harbaugh as Cecilia, Christopher Neame as Duncan, Mark Holton as guard #1, Harry Victor as guard #2, Robin Strasser as Morganna, William H. Bassett as Ian M’Iver.

Part 2 The magician Merlin accompanies MacGyver on his quest to rescue the princess, but first, they need to stop the evil queen from causing destruction with an early version of gunpowder.

Note: This episode reveals MacGyver’s first name.

Nielsen Ratings:  10.6 rating / 16 share / 3rd (54th for the week)

 


134 DEADLY SILENTS
Airdate: 18 November 1991
Production No.: 40196-134
Writer: Brad Radnitz
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Henry Gibson as Pinky, Tommy Hinkley as Neil, Frederick Coffin as Karl.

Silent-film star Pinky Burnettes only remaining films get stolen. But when he and MacGyver try to get them back, they encounter a dangerous special-effects expert bent on revenge.

Nielsen Ratings:  10.0 rating / 16 share / 3rd (54th for the week)

 


135 SPLIT DECISION
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-135
Airdate: 02 December 1991
Writer: David Rich
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Dick Butkus as Earl Dent, Sam Scarber as Crazy Eddie Jackson, Don Gibb as Herman the German, Bubba Smith as Bailey, F. William Parker, Sarah Koskoff as Veronica, Herbert Edelman as Riggins.

Ex-con Earl Dent desperately needs money to retain custody of his teenage daughter. SO he askes MacGyver to help him train for a boxing match, even though the bookies want Earl to take a dive in the match.

Nielsen Ratings:  9.5 rating / 15 share / 3rd (61st for the week)

 


136 GUNZ ‘N BOYZ
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-136
Airdate: 16 December 1991
Writer: Art Washington
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Margaret Avery as Regina Jefferies, Garvin Funches as Brian Jeffries, Tommy Morgan as Player G, Vonte Sweet as Kelvin Jeffries, Lee Weaver as Stumpy, Larry Wilcox as Minton.

A Challengers Club youth takes the heat for the fatal shooting of a gang member. But MacGyver suspects a weapons dealer who sells guns to gangs.

Nielsen Ratings:  10.3 rating / 17 share / 3rd (59th for the week)

 


137 OFF THE WALL
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-137
Airdate: 30 December 1991
Writer: Rick Mittleman
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Richard Coca as Lobo, Kathleen Freeman as Rose, Ruth Manning, Betty Carvalho, Stanley Kamel as Victor Kasanti, John Considine as Andrew Lawton.

When his grandmother is suddenly evicted from her apartment, a young graffiti artist enlists MacGyver’s help in battling greedy landlords and corrupt officials.

Nielsen Ratings:  10.9 rating / 18 share / 3rd (48th for the week)

 


138 THE STRINGER
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-139
Airdate: 25 April 1992
Writer: John Sheppard
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Michele B. Chan as Mei Jan, Keone Young as Chung Tai Shan, Dalton James as SAM, Lisa Savage as Kate Malloy.

While working with Chinese dissidents to expose illegal labor camps, MacGyver gets unexpected help from a young photojournalist who claims to be his son!

Nielsen Ratings:  13.8 rating / 26 share / 1st (15th for the week)

 


139 THE MOUNTAIN OF YOUTH (the “lost” episode)
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-138
Airdate: 21 May 1992
Writer: Brad Radnitz
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Roya Megnot as Mukti, Ned Romero as Baba, Alex Colon, George Kee Cheung as Dr. Liang, Bruce McGill as Jack Dalton.

MacGyver joins Jack Dalton in Kabulstan on a search for a fountain of youth but finds himself battling nuclear terrorists in the process.

Nielsen Ratings:  8.1 rating / 14 share / 4th (53rd for the week)

 

 

2 Comments

  1. I’m old enough to have watched this show when it was on. And yet somehow I missed it. Did it have an actual conclusion? Or was it cancelled or did it end on a cliffhanger of some sort? If so, I won’t bother.

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