|K-9 + Smugglers + New Recruit|
|Season 3, Episode 15|
|Air date||February 15, 2019|
|Written by||Rob Pearlstein|
|Directed by||Gabriel Beristain|
Father + Bride + Betrayal
Lidar + Rogues + Duty
After a surprising introduction to Phoenix's newest recruit, Desi who is MacGyver's friend and their team are assigned to escort and protect an ATF (alcohol, tobacco, firearms) gun-sniffing dog who has a bounty on his head, only to discover they’re not the only ones crashing the weapon drop.
- This marks the on-screen debut of Desiree Nguyen in the episode.
- A Passive RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) chip has no battery, meaning it only broadcasts the data stored on it when it's activated by electromagnetic radio waves, like the ones put out by an RFID reader.
- Levy Tran who played as Desi marks her the first appearance in this episode.
- Lucas Till as Angus MacGyver
- Tristin Mays as Riley Davis
- Justin Hires as Wilt Bozer
- Meredith Eaton as Matilda Webber
- Presilah Nunez as ATF Mario Satio
- Ryan Czerwonko as Lead Smuggler
- Tahj Vaughans as Smuggler # 1
- Michel Curiel as Smuggler # 2
- Ashlee Heath as Mom
- David Vaughn as Dad
- Kinsley Isla Dillon as Little Girl
- Bid Syed as Afghan Father
- Juju Syed as Afghan Mother
- Bilal Syed as Afghan Son
- Riya Bhatia as Afghan Daughter