MacGyver (1985–1992)
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Partners 

Revenge is what is in store for MacGyver when a master-of-disguise hit man, who MacGyver thought long dead, shows up. This causes MacGyver to flashback to their first encounter.

Director:

Cliff Bole

Writers:

Lee David Zlotoff (created by), Bill Froehlich | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Richard Dean Anderson ... MacGyver
Dana Elcar ... Pete Thornton
Bruce McGill ... Jack Dalton
Iris Klein ... Sara (as Iris Alhanti)
Michael Des Barres ... Murdoc (as Michael DesBarres)
Caleb Asch Caleb Asch ... Police Officer
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Storyline

Mac and Pete are trapped in a large truck, destination unknown. They reminisce about how they first met and started to work together, while dealing with an assassin named Murdoc. Murdoc has a messy end planned for the two of them, but is seemingly killed instead by the final explosion. Written by Raederle

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1987 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The two guys used the LAWs (bazookas) incorrectly. When the weapon is fired, the ignition of the propellant produces a significant "backblast" which would be detrimental in a confined area, like the inside of a van. The two operators would have been themselves been severely injured and they would have known not to do it that way. See more »

Goofs

Assuming the episode is set in 1987, it seems to have taken Geoffrey Stuart's obituary (May 25, 1964, printed below the one for Pete, Jack and MacGyver) an unusually long time to appear in print. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
MacGyver: [voice-over narration] The usual problem in Los Angeles on a lazy Saturday is... what to do. Surfing in the Pacific. Skiing in the mountains. Maybe, head to the beach and watch the girls roll in. Not exactly. I was celebrating, if that's the word, the anniversary of a friendship. I'd met Pete Thornton seven years ago today. So, I'd been running around all morning long following the anniversary instructions Pete had sent me. He asked me to locate a bar magnifying glass and bring it ...
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

The U.S. Air Force Song
(uncredited)
by Robert Crawford
Performed by Bruce McGill
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