The Best Seasons of MacGyver

List of the best seasons of MacGyver, ranked from best to worst, with DVD cover images when available. Fans of MacGyver are very passionate about the series, so it's no surprise that arguments are often had over which is the best season of MacGyver. This ranking of all MacGyver seasons has been voted on by many fans of the show, so this list isn't just one person's opinion.

Some of the greatest episodes of MacGyver come from different seasons, so determining what the best MacGyver season is can be challenging.If you're wondering, "What is the best season of MacGyver?" and "Which season of MacGyver is the best?" then this list will answer your questions.

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    53 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 3

    The third season of MacGyver premiered on September 21, 1987 and contains 20 episodes. This season finds Mac reuniting with a former flame.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Lost Love (Part 1 & 2)," "The Spoilers," and "Murderers' Sky."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    - Murdoch reappears.
    - Pete is framed.
    - MacGyver and Jack take care of a baby.
    53 votes
  • MacGyver - Season 4
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    35 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 4

    The fourth season of MacGyver premiered on October 31, 1988 and contains 19 episodes. This season finds MacGyver coming up with even more clever and creative ways to get out of tough situations.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The Secret of Parker House," "Cleo Rocks," and "Unfinished Business."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    - Murdoc sets his sights on Penny Parker.
    - Jack Dalton is brainwashed.
    - Mac returns to his childhood hometown.
    35 votes
  • MacGyver - Season 2
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    33 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 2

    The second season of MacGyver premiered on September 22, 1986 and contains 22 episodes. This season introduces the character of Murdoc, played by Michael Des Barres.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "The Human Factor," "Partners," and "For Love or Money."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    - MacGyver goes to Central America with his old friend Jack Dalton.
    - Pete's ex-wife and son are kidnapped.
    - MacGyver gets a surprise birthday party.
    33 votes
  • MacGyver - Season 1
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    46 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 1

    The first season of MacGyver premiered on September 29, 1985 and contains 22 episodes. This season introduces viewers to Angus MacGyver, a resourceful man who has forsaken guns in favor of his brain.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Pilot," "Deathlock," and "The Assassin."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    - MacGyver uses chocolate bars to plug a sulfuric acid leak.
    - MacGyver goes up against the mob.
    - MacGyver impersonates an assassin.
    46 votes
  • MacGyver - Season 6
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    21 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 6

    The sixth season of MacGyver premiered on September 17, 1990 and contains 21 episodes. This season finds MacGyver doing everything he can to protect the environment while thwarting bad guys.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Tough Boys," "Jerico Games," and "Hind-Sight."

    Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

    - Pete begins to have problems with glaucoma.
    - Murdoc tries to kill MacGyver.
    - MacGyver helps an Indian reservation fight a power company
    21 votes
  • MacGyver - Season 5
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    23 VOTES

    MacGyver - Season 5

    The fifth season of MacGyver premiered on September 19, 1989 and contains 21 episodes. This season finds Mac joining forces with his enemy Murdoc.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "Legend of the Holy Rose (Part 1 & 2)," "Serenity," and "Passages."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    - MacGyver helps Murdoc save his sister from a group of assassins.
    - MacGyver serves on a jury.
    - MacGyver falls into a coma and has a near death experience.
    23 votes