Season 1

Episode Guide

The Rising

S1 E1
Sep 23, 2016
Angus "Mac" MacGyver (Lucas Till) and Jack Dalton (George Eads), special agents for the Department of External Services (DXS), join forces to recover a missing bioweapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with one single drop.

Metal Saw

S1 E2
Sep 30, 2016
MacGyver and the team attempt to rescue Sarah (Amy Acker), Jack's former CIA partner/ex-girlfriend who went missing in Venezuela after she obtained evidence to take down an international arms dealer.

Awl

S1 E3
Oct 07, 2016
MacGyver and the team are in Malaysia to extract a terrorist groups' money man, Ralph (Oliver Cooper), who holds key intel to an impending attack. But the mission goes south when the man is shot, and now, with only a driver's license and hand sanitizer available, MacGyver must keep Ralph alive in order to learn the terrorists' plans.

Wire Cutter

S1 E4
Oct 14, 2016
Mac and Jack partner with older versions of themselves, a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler, to shut down a Soviet-era warhead in Moscow. But when the antiquated computer needed to disable the warhead becomes inoperable, Mac must find a way to fix it with only duct tape and wire in time to prevent a new Cold War.

Toothpick

S1 E5
Oct 21, 2016
Using only an armrest, a curtain rod and a toothpick, MacGyver must fix a sabotaged train in order to protect a whistleblower who has proof that her boss is selling weapons to U.S. enemies.

Wrench

S1 E6
Oct 28, 2016
Using only a wrench and rope, MacGyver must diffuse a bomb set near the United Nations by his old nemesis, "The Ghost" (Niko Nicotera), a notorious criminal whose work killed his mentor, and track him down before he strikes again.

Can Opener

S1 E7
Nov 04, 2016
MacGyver is tasked to go undercover as an inmate in a maximum security prison to break out El Noche, a notorious drug kingpin, using only batteries and salt, and track him to his cartel's secret location and dismantle it.

Corkscrew

S1 E8
Nov 11, 2016
When MacGyver comes face to face with Murdoc, an international assassin hired to kill him, Mac must defend both himself and Bozer, armed with only a corkscrew and paper towel rolls. Also, Bozer feels completely betrayed when he finally learns Mac's true identity. David Dastmalchian guest stars.

Chisel

S1 E9
Nov 18, 2016
With only a chisel and matchbook, MacGyver and team must defend themselves and the U.S. embassy workers in Latvia from extremists who are attempting to retrieve their leader. Also, Bozer faces a big decision now that he knows who Mac really is.

Pliers

S1 E10
Dec 09, 2016
Mac and the team have no time to reminisce while visiting Mac's and Bozer's hometown when they immediately start searching for a kidnapped prodigy from Mac's old middle school, Valerie (Amiah Miller). With just pliers and speaker wire available, Mac works doggedly to rescue the young genius he has so much in common with. John Heard guest stars.

Scissors

S1 E11
Dec 16, 2016
MacGyver and Jack search for Riley, using a microwave and a power strip, after she mysteriously disappears and hacks into the NSA, possibly unleashing World War III. Also, Bozer goes on his first official mission, and Jack opens up about his history with Riley's mother, Diane (Michael Michele).

Screwdriver

S1 E12
Jan 06, 2017
Using a screwdriver and bug spray, MacGyver must find the U.S. government mole who is leaking classified intel to the organization that is trying to take down The Phoenix Foundation. Also, Sarah (Amy Acker) returns to help with the mission, and Nikki (Tracy Spiridakos) reappears, but Mac can't tell which side she's on.

Large Blade

S1 E13
Jan 13, 2017
On the way back from capturing a war criminal, Mac and Jack's helicopter crashes in a remote area of Kazakhstan, injuring their pilot and allowing their prisoner to escape with Jack's gun. Using a large blade and a water bottle, MacGyver must get help as the pilot's condition worsens and before the war criminal takes them as prisoners.

Fish Scaler

S1 E14
Feb 03, 2017
Using a fish scaler and some fishing wire, Mac and Jack must track down a corrupt FBI agent who has framed a man for murder. Also, everyone on the team is terrified to get their first performance review from Matty, their tough new boss.

Magnifying Glass

S1 E15
Feb 10, 2017
When Matty's goddaughter and her boyfriend are killed in a San Francisco park, Mac and the team investigate the crime and start to suspect that the 1970s Zodiac Killer has returned.

Hook

S1 E16
Feb 17, 2017
While tracking down the dangerous fugitive Aaron Deckard (Anthony DiRocco), Mac and Jack face the notorious Colton family of bounty hunters who already kidnapped their mark. Now, using a hook and a car cable, Mac must extract the criminal from the Colton's, who are unaware of the deadly situation they're in. Also, Bozer and Riley try to hack into Jack's CIA file to find out about his history with Matty. Lance Gross, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Javicia Leslie and Jermaine Rivers guest star.

Ruler

S1 E17
Feb 24, 2017
Bozer's first overseas mission goes terribly wrong when Mac and the team are blamed for a terrorist bombing and the Phoenix Foundation is forced to disavow them. Using a ruler and coconut oil to make disguises, the team must avoid authorities and clear their names without any support from back home.

Flashlight

S1 E18
Mar 10, 2017
When Mac and the team travel to Hawaii to aid in earthquake relief efforts, they team up with Chin (Daniel Dae Kim) and Kono (Grace Park) from the Five-0 task force to rescue a group of government scientists trapped in a building. However, as they work on the complicated rescue, a group using the chaos as a distraction aims to steal the top-secret weaponry from the scientists, on a special crossover episode. Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park and Taylor Wily From 'Hawaii Five-0' Guest Star.

Compass

S1 E19
Mar 31, 2017
Mac and Jack help Mac's close friend from M.I.T. after she fakes her own death to prevent someone from killing her in order to suppress her scientific research.

Hole Puncher

S1 E20
Apr 07, 2017
When the team intercepts a terror group's message meant for Murdoc, Mac poses as the psychopath to save the intended target and find out why they want Murdoc to assassinate him.

Cigar Cutter

S1 E21
Apr 14, 2017
Murdoc moves forward with his plans for revenge against MacGyver by recruiting his recently released former cellmate to infiltrate the Phoenix Complex as a "lab technician" and kill every agent inside.