List of MacGyver (1985 TV series) episodes

MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff and Henry Winkler. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 to 1992.

The pilot episode was first aired in the US on September 29, 1985. The show's final episode aired on April 25, 1992 on ABC (the network aired a previously unseen episode for the first time on May 21, 1992, but it was originally intended to air before the series finale). Two television movies, MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis and MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday, aired on ABC in 1994.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
122September 29, 1985 (1985-09-29)May 7, 1986 (1986-05-07)
222September 22, 1986 (1986-09-22)May 4, 1987 (1987-05-04)
320September 21, 1987 (1987-09-21)May 9, 1988 (1988-05-09)
419October 31, 1988 (1988-10-31)May 15, 1989 (1989-05-15)
521September 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)April 30, 1990 (1990-04-30)
621September 17, 1990 (1990-09-17)May 6, 1991 (1991-05-06)
714September 16, 1991 (1991-09-16)May 21, 1992 (1992-05-21)
TV Films2May 14, 1994 (1994-05-14)November 24, 1994 (1994-11-24)

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1985–86)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Pilot"Jerrold Freedman (as Alan Smithee)Thackary PallorSeptember 29, 1985 (1985-09-29)
22"The Golden Triangle"Donald Petrie (opening gambit)
Paul Stanley
Terry Nation (opening gambit)
Dennis Foley
October 6, 1985 (1985-10-06)
33"Thief of Budapest"Lee H. Katzin (opening gambit)
John Patterson
Terry Nation & Stephen Downing (opening gambit)
Joe Viola
October 13, 1985 (1985-10-13)
44"The Gauntlet"Lee H. KatzinJudy Burns (opening gambit)
Stephen Kandel
October 20, 1985 (1985-10-20)
55"The Heist"Alan SmitheeStory by: Larry Alexander & James Schmerer
Teleplay by: James Schmerer
November 3, 1985 (1985-11-03)
66"Trumbo's World"Lee H. Katzin (opening gambit)
Donald Petrie
Stephen KandelNovember 10, 1985 (1985-11-10)
77"Last Stand"John FloreaJudy BurnsNovember 17, 1985 (1985-11-17)
88"Hellfire"Richard CollaStory by: Douglas Brooks West
Teleplay by: Stephen Kandel & James Schmerer & Douglas Brooks West
November 24, 1985 (1985-11-24)
99"The Prodigal"Alexander SingerStory by: David Abramowitz & Paul Savage
Teleplay by: David Abramowitz
December 8, 1985 (1985-12-08)
1010"Target MacGyver"Lee H. Katzin (opening gambit)
Ernest Pintoff
Terry Nation (opening gambit)
Story by: Mike Marvin
Teleplay by: Stephen Kandel & Mike Marvin & James Schmerer
December 22, 1985 (1985-12-22)
1111"Nightmares"Cliff BoleJames SchmererJanuary 15, 1986 (1986-01-15)
1212"Deathlock"Cliff Bole (opening gambit)
Alexander Singer
Jerry Ludwig (opening gambit)
Stephen Kandel
January 22, 1986 (1986-01-22)
1313"Flame's End"Bruce Seth GreenStory by: Hannah Louise Shearer
Teleplay by: Stephen Kandel
January 29, 1986 (1986-01-29)
1414"Countdown"Stan JolleyTony DiMarco & David KetchumFebruary 5, 1986 (1986-02-05)
1515"The Enemy Within"Cliff BoleDavid AbramowitzFebruary 12, 1986 (1986-02-12)
1616"Every Time She Smiles"Charlie CorrellJames SchmererFebruary 19, 1986 (1986-02-19)
1717"To Be a Man"Cliff BoleDon MankiewiczMarch 5, 1986 (1986-03-05)
1818"Ugly Duckling"Charlie CorrellLarry GrossMarch 12, 1986 (1986-03-12)
1919"Slow Death"Don WeisStephen KandelApril 2, 1986 (1986-04-02)
2020"The Escape"Don ChaffeyStephen KandelApril 16, 1986 (1986-04-16)
2121"A Prisoner of Conscience"Cliff BoleStephen KandelApril 30, 1986 (1986-04-30)
2222"The Assassin"Charlie CorrellJames SchmererMay 7, 1986 (1986-05-07)

Season 2 (1986–87)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
231"The Human Factor"Charlie CorrellRobin BernheimSeptember 22, 1986 (1986-09-22)
242"The Eraser"Paul KrasnyStephen KronishSeptember 29, 1986 (1986-09-29)
253"Twice Stung"Paul KrasnyStory by: Bill Froehlich & Mark Lisson & Phil Combest
Teleplay by: Mark Lisson & Bill Froehlich
October 6, 1986 (1986-10-06)
264"The Wish Child"Charlie CorrellStory by: Stephen Kronish & Brian Lane & Stephen Kandel
Teleplay by: Bill Froehlich & Stephen Kandel
October 20, 1986 (1986-10-20)
275"Final Approach"Alexander SingerRob HeddenOctober 27, 1986 (1986-10-27)
286"Jack of Lies"Charlie CorrellKerry Lenhart & John J. SakmarNovember 3, 1986 (1986-11-03)
297"The Road Not Taken"Cliff BoleStory by: Chuck Bowman
Teleplay by: Stephen Kronish
November 10, 1986 (1986-11-10)
308"Eagles"Paul KrasnyGeorge Lee MarshallNovember 17, 1986 (1986-11-17)
319"Silent World"James L. ConwayStephen KandelNovember 24, 1986 (1986-11-24)
3210"Three for the Road"Alan CroslandStory by: Mark Lisson & Rob Hedden
Teleplay by: John J. Sakmar & Kerry Lenhart
December 15, 1986 (1986-12-15)
3311"Phoenix Under Siege"Gilbert M. ShiltonStory by: John I. Koivula
Teleplay by: Stephen Kronish
January 5, 1987 (1987-01-05)
3412"Family Matter"Alexander SingerPaul MagistrettiJanuary 12, 1987 (1987-01-12)
3513"Soft Touch"Charlie CorrellJoan Brooker & Nancy EddoJanuary 19, 1987 (1987-01-19)
3614"Birth Day"James L. ConwayRob HeddenFebruary 2, 1987 (1987-02-02)
3715"Pirates"Bruce KesslerStephen KandelFebruary 9, 1987 (1987-02-09)
3816"Out in the Cold"Cliff BoleStephen KronishFebruary 16, 1987 (1987-02-16)
3917"Dalton, Jack of Spies"Bob SweeneyJohn J. Sakmar & Kerry LenhartFebruary 23, 1987 (1987-02-23)
4018"Partners"Cliff BoleMark Lisson & Bill FroehlichMarch 2, 1987 (1987-03-02)
4119"Bushmaster"Don ChaffeyRob HeddenMarch 23, 1987 (1987-03-23)
4220"Friends"Cliff BoleStephen KronishApril 6, 1987 (1987-04-06)
4321"D.O.A.: MacGyver"Cliff BoleJaison StarkesApril 27, 1987 (1987-04-27)
4422"For Love or Money"James L. ConwayDouglas Heyes, Jr.May 4, 1987 (1987-05-04)

Season 3 (1987–88)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
451"Lost Love (Part 1)"Cliff BoleJerry LudwigSeptember 21, 1987 (1987-09-21)
462"Lost Love (Part 2)"Cliff BoleJerry LudwigSeptember 28, 1987 (1987-09-28)
473"Back from the Dead"James L. ConwayStephen KronishOctober 5, 1987 (1987-10-05)
484"Ghost Ship"Mike VejarStephen KandelOctober 19, 1987 (1987-10-19)
495"Fire and Ice"Alan SimmondsRick HuskyOctober 26, 1987 (1987-10-26)
506"GX-1"Mike VejarCalvin Clements, Jr.November 2, 1987 (1987-11-02)
517"Jack in the Box"James L. ConwayDavid RichNovember 9, 1987 (1987-11-09)
528"The Widowmaker"Mike VejarStory by: Harv Zimmel
Teleplay by: John Whelpley
November 16, 1987 (1987-11-16)
539"Hell Week"James L. ConwayLeonard Mlodinow & Scott RubensteinNovember 23, 1987 (1987-11-23)
5410"Blow Out"Cliff BoleReed MoranDecember 21, 1987 (1987-12-21)
5511"Kill Zone"Chuck BowmanCalvin Clements, Jr.January 4, 1988 (1988-01-04)
5612"Early Retirement"Cliff BoleJohn WhelpleyJanuary 18, 1988 (1988-01-18)
5713"Thin Ice"Cliff BoleRick DrewFebruary 1, 1988 (1988-02-01)
5814"The Odd Triple"James L. ConwayStephen KandelFebruary 29, 1988 (1988-02-29)
5915"The Negotiator"Charlie CorrellCalvin Clements, Jr.March 7, 1988 (1988-03-07)
6016"The Spoilers"Mike VejarStephen KandelMarch 14, 1988 (1988-03-14)
6117"Mask of the Wolf"Cliff BoleStory by: John J. Sakmar & Kerry Lenhart and Calvin Clements, Jr. & Reed Moran
Teleplay by: Calvin Clements & Jr. & Reed Moran
March 28, 1988 (1988-03-28)
6218"Rock the Cradle"Mike VejarJohn WhelpleyApril 18, 1988 (1988-04-18)
6319"The Endangered"Charlie CorrellPeter FilardiMay 2, 1988 (1988-05-02)
6420"Murderers' Sky"Mike VejarHerman MillerMay 9, 1988 (1988-05-09)

Season 4 (1988–89)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
651"The Secret of Parker House"Mike VejarTeleplay by: Rick Drew & John Sheppard & Gene Hanson
Story by: Gene Hanson
October 31, 1988 (1988-10-31)
662"Blood Brothers"Charlie CorrellRick DrewNovember 21, 1988 (1988-11-21)
673"The Outsiders"Mike VejarMichelle Poteet LisantiNovember 28, 1988 (1988-11-28)
684"On a Wing and a Prayer"Charlie CorrellJohn WhelpleyDecember 5, 1988 (1988-12-05)
695"Collision Course"Chuck BowmanPaul B. MargolisDecember 12, 1988 (1988-12-12)
706"The Survivors"Michael CaffeyReed MoranJanuary 9, 1989 (1989-01-09)
717"Deadly Dreams"Les LandauStephen DowningJanuary 16, 1989 (1989-01-16)
728"Ma Dalton"Rob BowmanJohn WhelpleyJanuary 23, 1989 (1989-01-23)
739"Cleo Rocks"Chuck BowmanJohn Sheppard & Rick DrewFebruary 6, 1989 (1989-02-06)
7410"Fraternity of Thieves"Michael PreeceGrant RosenbergFebruary 13, 1989 (1989-02-13)
7511"The Battle of Tommy Giordano"Mike VejarMarianne ClarksonFebruary 20, 1989 (1989-02-20)
7612"The Challenge"Dana ElcarChris HaddockFebruary 27, 1989 (1989-02-27)
7713"Runners"Michael CaffeyJoel SchwartzMarch 13, 1989 (1989-03-13)
7814"Gold Rush"William GereghtyDavid EngelbachMarch 27, 1989 (1989-03-27)
7915"The Invisible Killer"Dana ElcarChris HaddockApril 10, 1989 (1989-04-10)
8016"Brainwashed"Michael CaffeyJohn SheppardApril 24, 1989 (1989-04-24)
8117"Easy Target"Charlie CorrellRick DrewMay 1, 1989 (1989-05-01)
8218"Renegade"Michael CaffeyTeleplay by: Chris Haddock
Story by: Robert Bielak & Chris Haddock
May 8, 1989 (1989-05-08)
8319"Unfinished Business"Charlie CorrellMarianne ClarksonMay 15, 1989 (1989-05-15)

Season 5 (1989–90)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
841"Legend of the Holy Rose (Part 1)"Michael CaffeyStephen DowningSeptember 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)
852"Legend of the Holy Rose (Part 2)"Charlie CorrellStephen DowningSeptember 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)
863"The Black Corsage"Charlie CorrellPaul B. MargolisOctober 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)
874"Cease Fire"William GereghtyChris HaddockOctober 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)
885"Second Chance"Michael CaffeyRobert ShermanOctober 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)
896"Halloween Knights"Charlie CorrellJohn SheppardOctober 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)
907"Children of Light"Bill CorcoranRick MittlemanNovember 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)
918"Black Rhino"Michael CaffeyPaul B. MargolisNovember 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
929"The Ten Percent Solution"Michael PreeceTom Drake & Sally DrakeNovember 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
9310"Two Times Trouble"Michael PreeceRobert ShermanDecember 11, 1989 (1989-12-11)
9411"The Madonna"Michael CaffeyCathleen YoungDecember 18, 1989 (1989-12-18)
9512"Serenity"William GereghtyStephen KandelJanuary 8, 1990 (1990-01-08)
9613"Live and Learn"Harry HarrisRick MittlemanJanuary 15, 1990 (1990-01-15)
9714"Log Jam"William GereghtyLee MadduxFebruary 5, 1990 (1990-02-05)
9815"The Treasure of Manco"Michael PreeceChris HaddockFebruary 12, 1990 (1990-02-12)
9916"Jenny's Chance"Michael CaffeyRick Drew & John SheppardFebruary 19, 1990 (1990-02-19)
10017"Deep Cover"Charlie CorrellRobert Sherman & Paul B. MargolisFebruary 26, 1990 (1990-02-26)
10118"The Lost Amadeus"Michael CaffeyPaul B. MargolisMarch 19, 1990 (1990-03-19)
10219"Hearts of Steel"Charlie CorrellRick MittlemanApril 9, 1990 (1990-04-09)
10320"Rush to Judgement"Charlie CorrellRobert ShermanApril 16, 1990 (1990-04-16)
10421"Passages"William GereghtyStory by: Anthony Rich
Teleplay by: John Sheppard
April 30, 1990 (1990-04-30)

Season 6 (1990–91)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1051"Tough Boys"Mike VejarArt WashingtonSeptember 17, 1990 (1990-09-17)
1062"Humanity"William GereghtyLincoln KibbeeSeptember 24, 1990 (1990-09-24)
1073"The Gun"William GereghtyRobert ShermanOctober 1, 1990 (1990-10-01)
1084"Twenty Questions"Michael CaffeyRick MittlemanOctober 8, 1990 (1990-10-08)
1095"The Wall"Michael PreeceRick DrewOctober 22, 1990 (1990-10-22)
1106"Lesson in Evil"William GereghtyJohn SheppardOctober 29, 1990 (1990-10-29)
1117"Harry's Will"William GereghtyLincoln KibbeeNovember 5, 1990 (1990-11-05)
1128"MacGyver's Women"Michael PreeceLincoln Kibbee & Stephen KandelNovember 12, 1990 (1990-11-12)
1139"Bitter Harvest"Mike VejarMichael KaneNovember 19, 1990 (1990-11-19)
11410"The Visitor"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzDecember 3, 1990 (1990-12-03)
11511"Squeeze Play"Michael PreeceArt WashingtonDecember 17, 1990 (1990-12-17)
11612"Jerico Games"William GereghtyRobert ShermanJanuary 7, 1991 (1991-01-07)
11713"The Wasteland"Michael CaffeyStory by: Grant Rosenberg & Robert Hamner
Teleplay by: Robert Hamner
January 21, 1991 (1991-01-21)
11814"Eye of Osiris"Mike VejarJohn SheppardFebruary 4, 1991 (1991-02-04)
11915"High Control"Michael CaffeyLincoln KibbeeFebruary 11, 1991 (1991-02-11)
12016"There But For the Grace"William GereghtyJohn ConsidineFebruary 18, 1991 (1991-02-18)
12117"Blind Faith"Michael CaffeyJohn ConsidineMarch 4, 1991 (1991-03-04)
12218"Faith, Hope & Charity"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzMarch 18, 1991 (1991-03-18)
12319"Strictly Business"Mike VejarJohn SheppardApril 8, 1991 (1991-04-08)
12420"Trail of Tears"Michael PreeceLincoln KibbeeApril 29, 1991 (1991-04-29)
12521"Hind-Sight"Michael PreeceRick MittlemanMay 6, 1991 (1991-05-06)

Season 7 (1991–92)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1261"Honest Abe"Michael CaffeyLincoln KibbeeSeptember 16, 1991 (1991-09-16)
1272"The 'Hood"Mike VejarRick MittlemanSeptember 23, 1991 (1991-09-23)
1283"Obsessed"William GereghtyJohn SheppardSeptember 30, 1991 (1991-09-30)
1294"The Prometheus Syndrome"William GereghtyRobert ShermanOctober 7, 1991 (1991-10-07)
1305"The Coltons"William GereghtyStory by: Michael Greenburg & Stephen Downing
Teleplay by: Stephen Downing
October 14, 1991 (1991-10-14)
1316"Walking Dead"Michael PreeceMark RodgersOctober 21, 1991 (1991-10-21)
1327"Good Knight MacGyver (Part 1)"Mike VejarJohn ConsidineNovember 4, 1991 (1991-11-04)
1338"Good Knight MacGyver (Part 2)"Mike VejarJohn ConsidineNovember 11, 1991 (1991-11-11)
1349"Deadly Silents"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzNovember 18, 1991 (1991-11-18)
13510"Split Decision"Michael CaffeyDavid RichDecember 2, 1991 (1991-12-02)
13611"Gunz 'N Boyz"William GereghtyArt WashingtonDecember 16, 1991 (1991-12-16)
13712"Off the Wall"Michael PreeceRick MittlemanDecember 30, 1991 (1991-12-30)
13813"The Stringer"Mike VejarJohn SheppardApril 25, 1992 (1992-04-25)
13914"The Mountain of Youth"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzMay 21, 1992 (1992-05-21)

TV films (1994)Edit

TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
Lost Treasure of AtlantisMike VejarJohn SheppardMay 14, 1994 (1994-05-14)
MacGyver and his former college professor (Brian Blessed) search for the Lost Treasure of Atlantis.
Trail to DoomsdayCharlie CorrellJohn ConsidineNovember 24, 1994 (1994-11-24)
MacGyver, after the death of a close friend, discovers a nuclear processing plant in Great Britain and a plan to sell nuclear weapons.

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