TV Episodes 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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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 on Wikipedia

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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Partners is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MacGyver Episodes
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MacGyver and Pete meet at a wrecking yard, both thinking that the other one arranged the meeting. Soon an unknown assailant captures them inside a big truck. Their only clue is an obituary for them and Jack Dalton. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Mar 02 1987

Season: MacGyver - Season 2

Episode Number: 18

Director: Cliff Bole

Previous Episode: Dalton, Jack of Spies

Next Episode: Bushmaster

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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 been kidnapped by Murdoc's old employers: a cartel of assassins-for-hire. Mac and Murdoc attempt to sneak into the cartel's club, using Halloween costumes and a secret meeting between the leaders of the cartel. But just as they think they have found the sister, they are caught in deadly gauntlet... ...more on Wikipedia

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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Jack of Lies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MacGyver Episodes
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MacGyver, returning home one night, walks into his apartment, only to everything he owns missing from his apartment. Initially suspecting a robbery, MacGyver eventually comes to the conclusion that his old friend Jack Dalton is the one responsible for the theft. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 03 1986

Season: MacGyver - Season 2

Episode Number: 6

Director: Charlie Correll

Previous Episode: Final Approach

Next Episode: The Road Not Taken

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