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Season 2
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Background Information
Title: Season 2
Aired: September 29, 2017 - May 4, 2018
Cast: Lucas Till

George Eads
Tristin Mays
Justin Hires
Isabel Lucas
Meredith Eaton

No. of Seasons:


No. of Episodes:


Premiere: DIY or Die
Finale: MacGyver + MacGyver
Previous: Season 1
Next: Season 3

Season 2 of the rebooted MacGyver series premiered on September 29, 2017 with DIY or Die. The season finale, MacGyver + MacGyver, aired on May 4, 2018.



Title Written by Directed by Original air date Production code
DIY or Die Peter Lenkov
Craig O'Neill and David Slack
Stephen Herek September 29, 2017 201
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Using a cell phone and soccer ball, MacGyver and the team search for a Navy SEAL who is believed to be alive in captivity in the Middle East.
Muscle Car + Paper Clips Nancy Kiu Ericson Core October 6, 2017 202
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Using a necklace and a microwave transmitter, Mac and the team attempt to locate Riley after her first solo mission with a group of dangerous hackers goes off the rails.
Roulette Wheel + Wire Justin Lisson Ericson Core October 13, 2017 203
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Using cuff links and wire, MacGyver and the team go undercover in a high stakes casino to steal diamonds from a vault before a terrorist group gets there first and trades the jewels for a weapon of mass destruction.
X-Ray + Penny Craig O’Neill and David Slack Bethany Rooney October 20, 2017 204
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When Murdoc drugs and kidnaps MacGyver, Mac uses a needle and his teeth to escape and join the team to save Murdoc's next victim
Skull + Electromagnet Lindsey Allen Liz Allen Rosenbaum October 27, 2017 205
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The team is pulled away from their Halloween plans when they head into the dreaded Bermuda Triangle to retrieve the Vice President's son after his plane goes down with a mysterious prisoner on board.
Jet Engine + Pickup Truck Andrew Karlsruher Stephen Herek November 3, 2017 206
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Using a cassette player and a plastic bucket, Mac and the team attempt to extinguish a massive oil wellhead fire in a Nigerian village, set by a rebel group, which is trying to topple its government by destroying their most valuable resource.
Duct Tape + Jack Brian Durkin Gabriel Beristain November 10, 2017 207
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MacGyver uses a heater and tabasco sauce to help a key presidential candidate in Ecuador receive a heart transplant he desperately needs after a rebel group tries to sabotage delivery of the organ.
Packing Peanuts + Fire Lindsey Allen Stacey Black November 17, 2017 208
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When MacGyver and Jack "steal" a priceless painting, using a tablecloth and a shoelace, in order to draw an infamous stolen art dealer out of hiding, they wind up getting conned out of the painting by the dealer's team. Also, Riley's estranged father, Elwood, asks to be part of her life, and Matty sends Bozer to a spy training camp
CD-ROM + Hoagie Foil Marqui Jackson
and Nancy Kiu
Bobby Roth December 1, 2017 209
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Mac and the team follow a group of Indonesian mercenaries who are transporting a lethal amount of stolen nerve gas in the hopes of tracking them to their dangerous leader. Also, Jack confronts Elwood about Riley, and Bozer is pushed to his limit in spy school.
War Room + Ship Brian Durkin and Andrew Karlsruher Tawnia McKiernan December 8, 2017 210
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When 32 college students are stranded on a research ship in the Arctic Ocean with no heat and erupting fires, Mac develops an emotional connection to the group leader, via video chat, as he relays how to stay alive as they await a rescue ship. Also, Jack kidnaps Elwood to find out what scam he's up to next, and Bozer's feelings toward Leanna grow stronger.
Bullet + Pen Marqui Jackson Carlos Bernard December 15, 2017 211
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The LAPD interrupts the team's Christmas celebration to arrest Mac for terrorism when they find a body in a building destroyed by a bomb Mac built.
Mac + Jack Peter Lenkov Ron Underwood January 5, 2018 212
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When Mac and Jack are trapped inside Mac's house, which his nemesis, The Ghost, has rigged with explosives, Mac uses a karaoke mic and an audio transformer to let the team know that this bomb is a distraction for a bigger one. Also, through flashbacks, Mac and Jack’s contentious first meeting unfolds.
CO2 Sensor + Tree Branch Timothy J. Lea and Adam Beechen Brad Turner January 12, 2018 213
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While Mac participates in a challenge for government operatives to create robotic combat machines, Mac must help his biggest competitor, Allie when her vehicle is hacked and heads to the Pentagon. Also, Jack attends his high school reunion, hoping for a showdown with his old rival who beat him out for homecoming king.
Mardi Gras Beads + Chair Brian Durkin, Marqui Jackson and Andrew Karlsruher Mike Martinez January 19, 2018 214
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When the team heads to New Orleans to track down the con artist who is posing as the wife of "Duke Jacoby," one of Jack’s old CIA aliases, Jack finds himself in jeopardy when "Duke's" old enemies resurface looking for revenge.
Murdoc + Handcuffs Marqui Jackson Stephen Herek February 2, 2018 215
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After one of Murdoc's go-to assassins agrees to hand over Murdoc to MacGyver in exchange for $10 million, the team finds itself protecting Murdoc from his former mentor, Nicholas Helman, who wants him dead. Also, Jack realizes he may still have feelings for Riley’s mother, Diane.
Hammock + Balcony Justin Lisson Eagle Egilsson March 2, 2018 216
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MacGyver, Leanna, Riley, and Bozer pose as honeymoon couples at a resort in order to gain information about a Serbian war criminal from his newly married son. Also, Bozer wonders if Matty knows about his relationship with Leanna, and Jack recruits Elwood to help him break into Matty’s home.
Bear Trap + Mob Boss Nancy Kiu Steve Adelson March 9, 2018 217
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Mac, Jack, and Riley set out to find a mobster-turned-informant after he's kidnapped and taken to Chernobyl by an international crime boss who’s worried he will deliver incriminating information to the CIA. Also, Bozer struggles to keep a secret from Matty.
Riley + Airplane Lindsey Allen Antonio Negret March 30, 2018 218
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When Matty and the team search for a former government tech who stole classified intel and has been evading capture, they reunite with the Coltons, the family of bounty hunters, who are pursuing the same man for different reasons.
Benjamin Franklin + Grey Duffle Andrew Klein and Andrew Karlsruher Sharat Raju April 6, 2018 219
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As Mac and the team investigate the suspicious death of Dawn's CIA supervisor, the evidence leads to a dirty CIA agent and a massive counterfeiting ring.
Skyscraper + Power Brian Durkin & Joshua Brown Peter Weller April 13, 2018 220
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Mac and Jack attempt to rescue a billionaire's son after he is kidnapped by a former Navy SEAL who uses an EMP weapon to cut off power and communication lines to the Shanghai skyscraper where the boy lives.
Wind + Water Executive Producer Lee David Zlotoff Mark Manos April 20, 2018 221
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While MacGyver is in Puerto Rico helping his friend rebuild his hurricane-damaged home, he is taken as a hostage in the bank his friend manages when robbers attempt to steal $2 million.
UFO + Area 51 Marqui Jackson, Lindsey Allen and Nancy Kiu Ericson Core April 27, 2018 222
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Mac and Riley are attacked by a group of masked men after the government calls them in to examine a mysterious object that crash-landed in the Nevada desert. Also, Riley uncovers new information about Mac's father but questions whether to deliver it to him after he says he needs to move on.
MacGyver + MacGyver Executive Producers Craig O'Neill and David Slack Stephen Herek May 4, 2018 223
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MacGyver gets a shocking surprise when he tries to tell Matty that he's quitting the Phoenix Foundation.




Guest Stars

  • Vinnie Jones as John Kendrick
  • Ashley Tisdale as Allie
  • Daniella Alonso as Dr. Alejandra Rosa
  • Amy Smart as Dixie/Dawn
  • Kamar De Los Reyes as Captain Delarosa
  • Diogo Morgado as Carlos


  • 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.

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Angus "Mac" MacGyver is an operative of a secret U.S. government organization where he uses his extraordinary talent for problem-solving and his extensive knowledge of science to save lives. "With skills that are only limited by his creativity, Mac saves the day using paper clips instead of pistols, birthday candles instead of bombs, and gum instead of guns


  • The finale episode airs on May 4th which is only known as Star Wars Day and sometimes is called May the 4th, when MacGyver TV show makes Star Wars references.
  • Is the second season to remove a main character shortly after the winter finale.
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