MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Jack in the Box 

MacGyver goes to a small town in Arkansas to bail Jack Dalton out of another predicament. MacGyver ends up getting arrested along with Jack and sent to a prison camp where there are forced ... See full summary »

Director:

James L. Conway

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton
Bruce McGill ... Jack Dalton
Luke Askew ... Warden Renfro
Eugene Butler Eugene Butler ... Lyle Hudson
Daniel Faraldo ... Pepe Sanchez
Diane Robin ... Louella
Lance LeGault ... Sheriff 'Bull' Bodine
Robin Mossley ... Wrigley (as Robin Mossely)
John Pine ... Deputy Sheriff
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Storyline

MacGyver goes to a small town in Arkansas to bail Jack Dalton out of another predicament. MacGyver ends up getting arrested along with Jack and sent to a prison camp where there are forced to dig in an abandoned mine for hidden millions of dollars. Written by Muldernscully

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1987 (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?

Trivia

The story of B.B. Bartel that Jack tells to MacGyver was based upon the real life incident of D.B. Cooper. The only real difference is that Cooper's story took place in Oregon, whereas this one occurred in Arkansas. See more »

Goofs

Almost all of the cars seen have both front and back license plates. However, Arkansas does not require cars to have plates on the front and back of cars. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
MacGyver: [phone rings and answering machine starts] Hi, this is MacGyver. We all know how these things work so when you hear the beep, go for it.
[beep]
Jack Dalton: MacGyver, pick up if your there. You ever head of staying at home? Never mind. This is your good buddy, Jack. Listen, I got myself into just a touch of trouble down here in Bayonne County, Arkansas. Little hoedown town called Smiley, to be exact. In fact, it's more than a touch of trouble. I really out done myself this time. I need you help, ...
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Connections

Featured in MacGyver: Unfinished Business (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

MacGyver Theme
Written by Randy Edelman
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