MacGyver: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 21
1987

Lost Love (1)

While helping the People’s Republic of China secure a priceless national treasure—The Ming Dragon—in a San Diego museum, MacGyver runs into a Lisa, a woman that he had lo…

2 Sep 28
1987

Lost Love (2)

The KBG have Lisa in their grasp, and MacGyver must get The Ming Dragon for them to free Lisa. MacGyver enlists the help of his old buddy, Jack Dalton…

3 Oct 05
1987

Back From the Dead

Jimmy Kendall, living undercover after testifying against his Mob bosses, surfaces when he becomes the manager for a winning baseball team.

4 Oct 19
1987

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 Bi…

5 Oct 26
1987

Fire and Ice

A jewel thief with diplomatic immunity kills Mac’s friend. But there are more people involved in the crime – and Mac can’t be sure who’s on his side.

6 Nov 02
1987

GX-1

Mac and Nikki race to recover equipment from a downed experimental plane before the Soviets, who are using a psychic to guide them to the wreckage.

7 Nov 09
1987

Jack in the Box

MacGyver and Jack Dalton are arrested in Arkansas by a corrupt sheriff who arrests people to make them work in a labor camp used for mining gold. MacGyver wants to escape, but…

8 Nov 16
1987

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.

9 Nov 23
1987

Hell Week

A desperate physics student goes off the deep end and boobytraps a college lab when he fails to win a science competition and to live up to his father’s high expectations…

10 Dec 21
1987

Blow Out

MacGyver teams up with colleague Nikki Carpenter to find out who is behind the attempts on her life. When they find out that the man who tried to kill her is connected to two t…

11 Jan 04
1988

Kill Zone

An impulsive scientist who cuts corners in her research work creates an uncontrollably mutating organism that speeds up the aging process.

12 Jan 18
1988

Early Retirement

While testing a new nuclear bomb defusing team at the Phoenix Foundation, a deadly explosion kills three men. Pete blames himself for not inspecting their equipment better and…

13 Feb 01
1988

Thin Ice

While back in Minnesota to fill in as coach for a high-school hockey team, MacGyver tries to change the attitude of a callous player who has a shot at playing for the pros. But…

14 Feb 29
1988

The Odd Triple

After returning home from a long assignment, MacGyver has an unwelcome surprise. Jack Dalton is waiting and wants him to help with a new scheme. A wealthy woman has just acquir…

15 Mar 07
1988

The Negotiator

MacGyver becomes infatuated with a woman while conducting environmental-impact studies. However, what MacGyver does not know is that the woman was hired to “persuade̶…

16 Mar 14
1988

The Spoilers

MacGyver enlists a recluse nicknamed “Earthquake” to help find a person who is dumping toxic waste and polluting mountain streams.

17 Mar 28
1988

Mask of the Wolf

Jack and Mac help an ancient Indian search for a wolf mask that two mercenaries are also eager to have.

18 Apr 18
1988

Rock the Cradle

Mac and Jack return from a flight to find an abandoned baby in Jack’s hangar, complete with a desperate note from the mother and his own endowment fund hidden in his diap…

19 May 02
1988

The Endangered

While visiting an old girlfriend who’s a park ranger at a wildlife reserve, MacGyver runs into deadly poachers who are intent on hunting animals on the reserve. When MacG…

20 May 09
1988

Murderer's Sky

When the head of a American-Chinese shipping company is attacked in his office by a killer, MacGyver and the man’s grandson—who is heir to the company—must find out who w…

About MacGyver

MacGyver follows the adventures of the laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent Angus MacGyver. He prefers non-violent conflict resolution whenever possible and refuses to carry or use a gun. MacGyver works as a problem solver for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles. Utilizing his education as a scientist and his experience as an operative in the Department of External Services (DXS), he is able to solve a range of problems usually with the help of his ever-present Swiss Army knife.

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