Season Six

105 TOUGH BOYS
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40196-106
Airdate: 17 September 1990
Writer: Art Washington
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Richard Roundtree as R.J. Hines, Richard Chaves as Manny, Dale Wilson as Dennis, Garvin Funches as Coco.

MacGyver suspects a gang of young vigilantes, who are destroying local crack houses, are being trained by an ex-marine from the youth center.

Nielsen Ratings:  11.4 rating / 19 share / 3rd (51st for the week)

 


106 HUMANITY
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40196-105
Airdate: 24 September 1990
Writer: Lincoln Kibbee
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Brooks Gardner as Victor, Larry D. Mann as Cuzo, Alan Scarfe as Krik.

After MacGyver is taken hostage by Romanian solder, he saves the solders life and then tries to appeal to his sense of humanity.

Nielsen Ratings: 10.5 rating / 18 share / 3rd (52nd for the week)

 


107 THE GUN
DVD disc: 1
Production No.: 40196-107
Airdate: 01 October 1990
Writer: Robert Sherman
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Charles Andrew Payne as Breeze, Zachary Ansley as Todd Fowler, Julie Downing as Laura, Jerry Wasserman as Maddox, Jay Brazeau as Zamora.

A gun used in an assassination 20 years ago resurfaces when a cop is shot, and MacGyver’s friend from the youth center is accused of the crime.

Note: this episode was produced in reaction to the murder of actress Rebecca Schaeffer by a crazed fan.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.1 rating / 21 share / 2nd (43rd for the week)

 


108 TWENTY QUESTIONS
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-108
Airdate: 08 October 1990
Writer: Rick Mittleman
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Mayim Bialik as Lisa Woodman, Linden Ashby as Brett Reynolds, Kimberly Neville as Holly, Jackson Davies as Kiley, Joseph Lambie as Eric Woodman, Patrie Allen as Katherine Woodman.

MacGyver suspects his young friend, Lisa Woodman, has a drinking problem when she is found passed out at the scene of a home burglary.

Nielsen Ratings: 13.4 rating / 22 share / 2nd (35th for the week)

 


109 THE WALL
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-110
Airdate: 22 October 1990
Writer: Rick Drew
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Brigitte Sternberg as Maria Romburg, John Horn as Huber, Reiner Schoene as Weise, Jackson Davies as Kiley, Milton Selzer as Otto Romburg.

MacGyver helps reunite an elderly German man with his long-lost granddaughter not realizing she is an ex-Stasi agent involved in a plot to get a stash of gold in the old man’s possession.

Nielsen Ratings: 11.5 rating / 19 share / 3rd (49th for the week)

 


110 LESSON IN EVIL
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-111
Airdate: 29 October 1990
Writer: John Sheppard
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Kim Zimmer as Murphy, W. Morgan Sheppard as Dr. Zito, Jackson Davies as Kiley, Lynne Moody as Dr. Marion Skinner, Alvin Sanders as Charles.

Dr. Zito escapes after a sanity hearing and leads MacGyver and the police on a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.

Nielsen Ratings: 11.9 rating / 20 share / 3rd (43rd for the week)

 


111 HARRY’S WILL
DVD disc: 2
Production No.: 40196-109
Airdate: 05 November 1990
Writer: Lincoln Kibbee
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Lyle Alzado as Tiny, John Anderson as Harry Jackson, Dick Butkus as Earl Dent, James Doohan as Speedy, Henry Gibson as the Chicken Habit Customer, Sandra Gould as the Woman at the Soup Kitchen, Rich Little as Biff Arnold, Marion Ramsey as the Police Officer, Marion Ross as Sister Robin, Abe Vigoda as Bill Cody, Jesse White as Mel, Wendy O. Williams as Big Mama, Henry Winkler as Wilton Newberry.

MacGyver tangles with a motley assortment of crooks in pursuit of a priceless diamond pendant thought hidden in a Nomad station wagon willed to MacGyver by his late grandfather.

Nielsen Ratings: 14.0 rating / 23 share / 1st (33rd for the week)

 


112 MACGYVER’S WOMEN
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-112
Airdate: 12 November 1990
Writers: Stephen Kandel & Lincoln Kibbee
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Kim Zimmer as Murphy, Brigitta Sternberg as Maria, Traci Lords as Jenny, Robert Donner as Milt, Robin Mossley as Wilt, Marshal Teague as Kid Curry, Frank C. Turner as News, Dale Wilson as Sundance.

After being accused by the women in his life of not being able to commit, MacGyver dreams he is back in the old west – with the women as mail-order brides!

Nielsen Ratings: 12.0 rating / 19 share / 2nd (47th for the week)

 


113 BITTER HARVEST
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-113
Airdate: 19 November 1990
Writer: Michael Kane
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: James Medina as Silva, Richard Sarafian as Caspar Kasabian, Joey Aresco as Nick, Yvette Cruise as Carmen Garcia, Anthony Penya as Lopez, Allan Lysell as the Sheriff, Giann Concalves as Natalie Garcia.

MacGyver goes undercover to pick up where a murdered farm-worker left off, by investigating a grower’s possible use of illegal pesticides.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.8 rating / 21 share / 3rd (29th for the week)

 


114 THE VISITOR
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-114
Airdate: 03 December 1990
Writer: Brad Radnitz
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Ken Pogue as the Sheriff, Beth Toussaint as Dawn Rigel, Christopher Gaze as Phil Sternwise, Ryan Michael as Ray Rigel, Larry Musser as John Wiley, Kaj-Erik Eriksen as Tommy Wiley, Suzie Payne as Sarah Wiley.

MacGyver tries to stop a rural couple from handing over their life savings to two “visitors” offering a perfect life on another planet.

Nielsen Ratings: 13.9 rating / 21 share / 2nd (29th for the week)

 


115 SQUEEZE PLAY
DVD disc: 3
Production No.: 40196-115
Airdate: 17 December 1990
Writer: Art Washington
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Kent McCord as Novus Reilly, Malcolm Stewart as Marsh, Tim Rossovich as Willard, Catherine Zak as Wendy Reilly, Reggie Jackson as himself, Della Reese as Mama Colton.

A sports legend is forced into stealing valuable baseball memorabilia in order to pay off his gambling debts.

Nielsen Ratings: 11.9 rating / 20 share / 3rd (42nd for the week)

 


116 JERICO GAMES
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-116
Airdate: 07 January 1991
Writer: Robert Sherman
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Mary Ann Pascal as Ellen, Paul Haddad as Nikolai, Madison Mason as Reese, Adam Gregor as Serge, Robert Pine as Jerico.

MacGyver happily reunites with his high-school sweetheart, who’s now the wife of an abusive businessman sponsoring an international sports competition.

Nielsen Ratings: 13.3 rating / 20 share / 3rd (39th for the week)

 


117 THE WASTELAND
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-117
Airdate: 21 January 1991
Teleplay: Robert Hamner & Grant Rosenberg
Story: Robert Hamner
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Jim McMullan as Andrew Bartlett, Mitzi Kapture as Laura, John Pyper-Ferguson as Scott, Bruce Harwood as Willis.

A land developer whose latest project may seriously harm the environment is in serious trouble himself. His children are planning a hostile takeover which includes murder.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.1 rating / 18 share / 3rd (37th for the week)

 


118 EYE OF OSIRIS
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-118
Airdate: 04 February 1991
Writer: John Sheppard
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Deborah Foreman as Beth, Kai Wulff as Nicolas Von Leer, Anthony Stamboulieh as Hakim, Peter Haworth as Axford.

In Turkey, MacGyver helps an archaeologist and his daughter search for the lost tomb of Alexander the Great, with another ruthless archaeologist hot on their tail.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.3 rating / 19 share / 3rd (45th for the week)

 


119 HIGH CONTROL
DVD disc: 4
Production No.: 40196-119
Airdate: 11 February 1991
Writer: Lincoln Kibbee
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Gwynyth Walsh as Montana, Don Stroud as Kluge, Bill Croft as Rote, Anthony Schmidt as Hawkins, Howard Storey as Travis, Dick Butkus as Earl Dent.

A former motorcycle gang member trying to go straight is blackmailed into pulling one last job with his old gang.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.6 rating / 19 share / 3rd (43rd for the week)

 


120 THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE
DVD disc: 5
Production No.: 40196-120
Airdate: 18 February 1991
Writer: John Considine
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Nicolas Coster as Doc, Marie Stillin as Rachel, John Considine as Sandler, Scott Bellis as Danny, Todd Duckworth as Riker, Blu Mankuma as Lt. Rhome.

MacGyver poses as one of the homeless in order to find out who killed his friend, a well-loved priest active in the homeless community.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.8 rating / 19 share / 3rd (35th for the week)

 


121 BLIND FAITH
DVD disc: 5
Production No.: 40196-121
Airdate: 04 March 1991
Writer: John Considine
Director: Michael Caffey
Guest Cast: Irene de Bari as Samantha, Michael MacRae as Stams, Ed Trotta as Cardosa, Hector Mercado as Ramos, Andrew Rhodes as Richardson.

MacGyver and Pete help an old friend of Pete’s expose the mass murder of innocent citizens in her Latin American country.

Note: This is the episode where Pete openly admits to MacGyver that he has glaucoma.

Nielsen Ratings: 10.3 rating / 16 share / 3rd (44th for the week)

 


122 FAITH, HOPE & CHARITY
DVD disc: 5
Production No.: 40196-122
Airdate: 18 March 1991
Writer: Brad Radnitz
Director: William Gereghty
Guest Cast: Natalie Core as Faith, Helen Page Camp as Hope, Anthony Holland as Leo Burns, Paul Boretski as Bobby, Barry Greene as Abe, Herb Edelman as Gorman.

While recovering at the local inn, from a bear trap injury, MacGyver suspects another border may have been murdered by the mob.

Nielsen Ratings: 12.3 rating / 19 share / 3rd (40th for the week)

 


123 STRICTLY BUSINESS
DVD disc: 5
Production No.: 40196-123
Airdate: 08 April 1991
Writer: John Sheppard
Director: Michael Vejar
Guest Cast: Kristen Meadows as Suzanne, Rochelle Greenwood as Amy, Michael Des Barres as Murdoc.

Murderous Murdoc is back from retirement with orders to kill the only target that ever escaped him… MacGyver!

Nielsen Ratings: 11.5 rating / 20 share / 3rd (43rd for the week)

 


124 TRAIL OF TEARS
DVD disc: 6
Production No.: 40196-124
Airdate: 29 April 1991
Writer: Lincoln Kibbee
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Michael Gregory as Whitecloud, Nick Ramus as Standing Wolf, Jack Bannon as Johnson, Gerry Bean as Russell, R. Nelson Brown as Dick Russell’s Assistant, Bruce Harwood as Willis.

A land dispute pits MacGyver and a Native American advocate against a powerful electric company.

Nielsen Ratings: 11.0 rating / 18 share / 3rd (47th for the week)

 


125 HIND-SIGHT
DVD disc: 6
Production No.: 40196-126
Airdate: 06 May 1991
Writer: Rick Mittleman
Director: Michael Preece
Guest Cast: Linda Darlow as Connie, Bruce Harwood as Willis, Barbara E. Russell as Nurse Krandall.

As Pete anxiously awaits his glaucoma operation, he and MacGyver look back on many of their past adventures, as they try to figure out who has been sending him threatening messages in the hospital.

Nielsen Ratings: 10.2 rating / 17 share / 3rd (50th for the week)

 

 

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