Cigar Cutter
Season 1, Episode 21
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Air date April 7, 2017
Written by Craig O'Neill
David Slack
Peter Lenkov
Directed by Liz Allen Rosenbaum
Episode Guide
Hole Puncher


DIY or Die

Cigar Cutter is the 21st, and final episode of Season 1 in the 2016 reboot version of MacGyver.


Murdoc moves forward with his plans for revenge against MacGyver by recruiting his recently released former cellmate to infiltrate Phoenix Complex as a “lab technician” and kill every agent inside, on the first season finale.


Murdoc chokes a Guard and Escapes. Which will lead into DIY or DIE.



  • Mark Sheppard plays a fake Dr. Zito. In the original series, Sheppard's father W. Morgan Sheppard played a character named Dr. Zito, who appeared in two episodes.
  • Lucas Till revealed an in interview all voice over work was done on Sundays. So for Season 2 he asked to explain his steps on-camera so he could have a day off from work.


Riley Davis: Oh, and you just missed Mac. He brought flowers.
Wilt Bozer: Never was much of a green thumb, but damn if he can't teach Martha Stewart a thing or two about duct tape.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • William Mapother as Daniel Holt
  • Mark A. Sheppard as Fake Dr. Zito
  • Farshad Farahat as Farhad
  • Troy Rudeseal as Dr. Zito

Episode Promo


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