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TV The Best MacGyver Episodes  

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List of the best MacGyver episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top MacGyver episodes of all time are. Fans of MacGyver are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List episodes include "Nightmares," "Halloween Knights," and many more. What is the best MacGyver episode of all time? Look below and find out which episodes feature the Phoenix Foundation, the gauntlet, and more. 
The Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best MacGyver Episodes
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The Widowmaker


MacGyver is forced out of his grief over the tragic death of a friend by a madman with a score to settle from their past association. ...more

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Original Airing: Nov 16 1987

Season: MacGyver - Season 3

Episode Number: 8

Director: Mike Vejar

Previous Episode: Jack in the Box

Next Episode: Hell Week

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Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MacGyver Episodes
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Ghost Ship


While mapping the wilderness for the Phoenix foundation, MacGyver stumbles on a deserted ship and finds a runaway girl who tells him that the rest of crew was driven away by Bigfoot. ...more

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Original Airing: Oct 19 1987

Season: MacGyver - Season 3

Episode Number: 4

Director: Mike Vejar

Previous Episode: Back From the Dead

Next Episode: Fire and Ice

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Halloween Knights


Mac is called to Jack's hangar, but when he comes there, Jack is gone. The only clue leads to a cemetary. Mac goes there, thinks that he sees Jack, but suddenly he's trapped underground - by Murdoc. Murdoc asks Mac for help in locating his sister, whom he has kept secret for all years, but who's now ...more

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Original Airing: Oct 30 1989

Season: MacGyver - Season 5

Episode Number: 6

Director: Charlie Correll

Previous Episode: Second Chance

Next Episode: Children of Light

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MacGyver Episodes
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Pilot


Opening Gambit: MacGyver rescues an American pilot who has crashed on top of a high cliff. Main Episode: When a science lab studying the ozone layer mysteriously explodes, MacGyver is called in to rescue the scientists that are trapped underground. It's soon discovered that the explosion cracked a ...more

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Original Airing: Sep 29 1985

Season: MacGyver - Season 1

Episode Number: 1

Director: Alan Smithee, Jerrold Freedman

Next Episode: The Golden Triangle

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