A teenage prostitute is trying to leave her pimp and return to her family. As MacGyver helps her to do this, it is revealed that she is also being abused by her father who blames her for the death of his wife.
A downed World War II plane in the Arctic is suspected of containing lots of gold. A joint US-Russian team goes to retrieve the gold but it turns up missing, MacGyver thinks that a US soldier is the man responsible for the crash.
Renegade America service men steal everything that's not nailed down in Thailand, creating a life-threatening situation. MacGyver helps set things right, while helping an old friend get acquainted with a son he never knew he had.
MacGyver trails a friend, Billy Colton, to Africa where he witnesses the cruel slaughter of the endangered Black Rhino. When he joins the activists, hoping to prevent the poaching, Mac meets up with the men behind the scheme - Ladysmith.
A rock-star friend of MacGyver's is filming a video for the Rock Against Drugs campaign. A series of mysterious accidents that occur during filming convinces her that her twin sister is attempting to kill her.