MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Brainwashed 

An awards ceremony given by an African nation for help received from MacGyver and Jack, is the setting of an assassination plot of that nation's leader with Jack as the unwitting assassin.

Director:

Michael Caffey

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), John Sheppard | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton
Bruce McGill ... Jack Dalton
Roger Aaron Brown ... Vice President Edward Mantu
Cyndi James Gossett Cyndi James Gossett ... Edith Mantu
Janet Hodgkinson Janet Hodgkinson ... Miss Hendrix
Linda Darlow ... Doc Beatty
Raymond St. Jacques ... President Dakra
Gene Heck Gene Heck ... Tabur (as Gene P. Hack)
Jano Frandsen Jano Frandsen ... Policeman
Joanna Piros Joanna Piros ... Janet Blake, Reporter
Lawrence Tamkin Lawrence Tamkin ... Fisherman #1
Bill Mizel Bill Mizel ... Fisherman #2 (as William Mizel)
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Storyline

Mac and Jack are about to be honored by an African President they helped. Pete is handling the event. Mac learns that Jack was found wondering around and has no idea of what he's doing. Mac has him checked out and learns that he may have been brainwashed but what for and how to get him out of it, they need to find out. They don't know that the Vice President and his wife are the ones behind the whole thing. They want him to assassinate the President. And they try to make sure Mac doesn't interfere. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1989 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

During Jack's dream of Pete in the coffin, the first shot, he had his right hand atop his left, but in the very next shot, Pete only has his right hand on his stomach. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Miss Hendrix: Mr. Thornton should have been here an hour ago. Vice President Mantu is asking where he is.
MacGyver: Uh, Miss Hendrix, I'm sure he just got hung up, somewhere.
Miss Hendrix: That's no excuse to insult foreign dignitaries.
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Connections

References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

MacGyver Theme
Written by Randy Edelman
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