MacGyver (1985 TV series, season 6)

The sixth season of MacGyver, an American television series, began September 17, 1990, and ended on May 6, 1991. It aired on ABC. The region 1 DVD was released on June 13, 2006.[1]

Season 6
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"Braver Than Most – Smarter Than the Rest"
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes21
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 17, 1990 (1990-09-17) –
May 6, 1991 (1991-05-06)
Season chronology
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List of MacGyver episodes

Season 6 follows the adventures of an ingenious, resourceful American operative, MacGyver, who is assigned difficult missions by the private think tank, the Phoenix Foundation. The Phoenix Foundation fights criminals around the world, and MacGyver usually avoids direct conflict with them by utilizing common items to create inventive traps and solutions to problems he faces while stopping his enemies.


No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1051"Tough Boys"Mike VejarArt WashingtonSeptember 17, 1990 (1990-09-17)
MacGyver tracks youth vigilantes and their leader who are terrorizing the neighborhood crack ring.
1062"Humanity"William GereghtyLincoln KibbeeSeptember 24, 1990 (1990-09-24)
MacGyver appeals to bring secret files to public view but collides with an elite corpsman loyal to Romania's dead tyrant Ceauşescu.
1073"The Gun"William GereghtyRobert ShermanOctober 1, 1990 (1990-10-01)
A gun used in an assassination of a politician 20 years ago and a present-day cop killing is sought by both a crazed anarchist and MacGyver, who needs it to clear a friend accused of the shooting.
1084"Twenty Questions"Michael CaffeyRick MittlemanOctober 8, 1990 (1990-10-08)
MacGyver intervenes for a teenage friend for her alcohol abuse when she is involved in several burglaries.
1095"The Wall"Michael PreeceRick DrewOctober 22, 1990 (1990-10-22)
MacGyver reunites an East German expatriate with his granddaughter, who might be involved with two ex-Stasi agents.
1106"Lesson in Evil"William GereghtyJohn SheppardOctober 29, 1990 (1990-10-29)
Dr. Zito, the notorious murderer, escapes after a sanity hearing and leaves clues to face off with MacGyver.
1117"Harry's Will"William GereghtyLincoln KibbeeNovember 5, 1990 (1990-11-05)
A kooky bunch of crooks and an elderly ex-con pursue MacGyver's inherited station wagon thought to hold a valuable treasure kept hidden by his grandfather. The show features an unusually wide array of guest stars: Lyle Alzado, John Anderson, Dick Butkus, James Doohan, Henry Gibson, Sandra Gould, Rich Little, Marion Ramsey, Marion Ross, Jesse White, Wendy O. Williams and Abe Vigoda. Executive Producer Henry Winkler also made a cameo appearance as Wilton Newberry, Harry's lawyer, but wasn't credited as the list of guest stars in that episode.
1128"MacGyver's Women"Michael PreeceLincoln Kibbee & Stephen KandelNovember 12, 1990 (1990-11-12)
MacGyver dreams he's in the Old West to defend three women from outlaws.
1139"Bitter Harvest"Mike VejarMichael KaneNovember 19, 1990 (1990-11-19)
Investigating the murder of a migrant farm worker activist leads MacGyver to a farmer using illegal pesticides.
11410"The Visitor"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzDecember 3, 1990 (1990-12-03)
A pair of smooth talking "extraterrestrials" promise to transport a desperate rural family to a trouble free planet, for a price. MacGyver is also helped by a mysterious salesman whose reason for helping are unknown.
11511"Squeeze Play"Michael PreeceArt WashingtonDecember 17, 1990 (1990-12-17)
A baseball counterfeit memorabilia ring kidnaps the daughter of a former baseball player. And MacGyver with the help of Ma Colton can save her in time.
11612"Jerico Games"William GereghtyRobert ShermanJanuary 7, 1991 (1991-01-07)
MacGyver reunites with a high school sweetheart, now the wife of a media mogul sponsoring an international sports competition. When Mac is framed for the man's murder, the identity of the mastermind is one that'll hurt Mac the most.
11713"The Wasteland"Michael CaffeyStory by : Grant Rosenberg & Robert Hamner
Teleplay by : Robert Hamner
January 21, 1991 (1991-01-21)
MacGyver investigates an out of control industrial developer, while his son and daughter maneuver him out of the family business no matter the cost.
11814"Eye of Osiris"Mike VejarJohn SheppardFebruary 4, 1991 (1991-02-04)
MacGyver helps an archeologist friend find the Eye of Osiris at an archaeological dig. But come across unwanted obstacles along the way.
11915"High Control"Michael CaffeyLincoln KibbeeFebruary 11, 1991 (1991-02-11)
MacGyver goes undercover as a biker to help a recent parolee and a friend of Mac's who is getting framed and blackmailed by his old biker gang.
12016"There But For the Grace"William GereghtyJohn ConsidineFebruary 18, 1991 (1991-02-18)
MacGyver goes undercover as a homeless to help find the murderer of a pastor friend of his.
12117"Blind Faith"Michael CaffeyJohn ConsidineMarch 4, 1991 (1991-03-04)
Pete has troubles with glaucoma and MacGyver takes his place in getting a video tape from a train that has major political ramifications for a small Latin American country.
12218"Faith, Hope & Charity"William GereghtyBrad RadnitzMarch 18, 1991 (1991-03-18)
While tracking a gray wolf, MacGyver is caught in a bear trap and found by two elderly sisters who run a bed & breakfast where he recuperates while fending off mobsters who searching for money stolen from them.
12319"Strictly Business"Mike VejarJohn SheppardApril 8, 1991 (1991-04-08)
Murdoc comes out of retirement and tries to clear his almost spotless killing record by killing MacGyver; MacGyver survive an attempt but ends up with amnesia, he is sheltered on a remote summer camp by a woman and her daughter.
12420"Trail of Tears"Michael PreeceLincoln KibbeeApril 29, 1991 (1991-04-29)
A power company tries to run a new power line near an Indian reservation. MacGyver must stop a misguided native activist from taking matters too far.
12521"Hind-Sight"Michael PreeceRick MittlemanMay 6, 1991 (1991-05-06)
Pete is awaiting glaucoma surgery and feeling useless, but MacGyver reminds him of why he needs Pete.


  1. ^ "Season 6 DVD Information". 2006-06-13. Archived from the original on 2008-11-04. Retrieved 2009-05-09.

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