MacGyver is mentoring a troubled high school student who drops out of school to work at a construction site with his dad. While there, the kid discovers that the site may be unsafe when he witnesses a safety inspector being bribed.
MacGyver is serving as a sequestered member of the jury in a racially-charged trial. MacGyver sneaks out to investigate the crime scene, uncovering new evidence, but also landing him in contempt of court.
The infamous Dr. Zito escapes from court during his insanity hearing. MacGyver and the police, including the same officer responsible for Zito's incarceration, are now the victims of Zito's sadistic games.