Metal Saw
Season 1, Episode 2
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Air date September 30, 2016
Written by Craig O'Neill
Directed by Jerry Levine
Episode Guide
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Metal Saw is the 2nd episode of Season 1 in the remake version of MacGyver.


MacGyver and the team attempt to rescue Sarah, Jack’s former CIA partner/ex-girlfriend who went missing in Venezuela after she obtained evidence to take down an international arms dealer.


In the two weeks since Nikki escaped FBI custody, MacGyver has been going to Nikki's apartment trying to find something that will lead him to her. The team gets an assignment to Venezuela and rescue Sarah Adler, Jack's former partner and ex-girlfriend from the CIA who has been disavowed due to being captured. Sarah's capture comes on the heels of her stealing an arms dealer's ledger. Together, the team retrieves both Sarah and the ledger while also taking down the dealer. Sarah is reunited with her fiancé. At the end of the episode, Mac finds a secret compartment at Nikki's place containing a passport for her alias. Meanwhile, Riley Davis meets with her parole officer and has Wilt Bozer portray her boyfriend. In exchange, she agrees to give him one digit of her phone number each week.



  • Angus MacGyver would have had sever rope burn on his bands from climbing down an elevator shaft.

Deaths [1] [2]


  • In the original series, MacGyver used the same gag to create an arc welder in "Trumbo's World."
  • Lucas Till revealed an in interview all voice over work was done on Sundays.


Wilt Bozer: Soon I'm gonna woo you the same way Romeo would have wooed Juliet if they had Snapchat back in the Renaissance.

Jack Dalton: If you didn’t have a boyfriend I’d marry you.

Jack Dalton: You look good. I mean, you look good.
Sarah Adler: I bet you say that to all the rescued hostages.

Jack Dalton: But hey... maybe just by us being here is the big man's way of giving me a second chance. Despite you trying to kill me every two seconds.
Angus MacGyver: You're just gonna have to let that go.

Angus MacGyver: Well, at least we have each other...Don't look at me.
Jack Dalton: Oh.
Angus MacGyver: I know how weird it sounded.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


  • Jocko Sims as Jimmy Green
  • Al Vincente as Julio
  • G-Rod as Marco


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