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Season 4
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Background Information
Title: Season 4
Cast: Richard Dean Anderson

Dana Elcar
Bruce McGill
Dana ElcarRobin Mossley
Elyssa Davalos

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October 31, 1988


The Secret Of Parker House


Unfinished Business

  • During Seasons 47, the show revolved more around social issues such as guns and runaway teens than did the episodes in seasons 13, which were mostly about Angus MacGyver's adventures working for the United States government, and then later the Phoenix Foundation.

Season 4

# Title Plot Summary First broadcast
065 The Secret Of Parker House MacGyver is a ghostbuster in a spooky old house inherited by Penny Parker who is a dead ringer for her insane aunt, who once lived in the house. October 31, 1988
066 Blood Brothers Back in his childhood home town, MacGyver is haunted by memories of his youth where a friend was killed by a gun while preventing his friend's son from using a gun to defend himself against hoodlums. November 21, 1988
067 The Outsiders MacGyver saves an Amish village from being bulldozed by land developers. November 28, 1988
068 On A Wing And A Prayer Thornton and a nun are taken hostage by Central American rebels. December 5, 1988
069 Collision Course An important sports car race demonstrating new engine technology is sabotaged so MacGyver must drive the race car. December 12, 1988
070 The Survivors MacGyver and Thornton discover the wreckage of a DEA plane shot down by drug smugglers during annual wilderness survival training. January 9, 1989
071 Deadly Dreams MacGyver helps the police pursue an escaped psychopath, who turns out to be a puppet of Dr. Zito. January 16, 1989
072 MA Dalton Jack Dalton and MacGyver search for Dalton's mother who is a fugitive from a bounty hunter. January 23, 1989
073 Cleo Rocks A shadowy figure lurks backstage to manipulate Penny Parker in suspicious rock musical. February 6, 1989
074 Fraternity Of Thieves Leaks from a classified Phoenix technology system suggests a double agent working at the foundation. February 13, 1989
075 The Battle Of Tommy Giordano MacGyver's friend wins custody of her son, causing her ex-husband to involve his uncle, the head of a crime family. February 20, 1989
076 The Challenge A Challenger club youth is framed for theft by a bigot who's trying to shut the club down. February 27, 1989
077 Runners MacGyver protects a runaway girl; her bitter past reminds him of some of his own. March 13, 1989
078 Gold Rush An easy US-Soviet salvage operation in Alaska is complicated by competition. March 27, 1989
079 The Invisible Killer A wilderness stress reduction outing for Phoenix employees turns paranoid when escaped convicts are nearby. April 10, 1989
080 Brainwashed Jack Dalton is brainwashed to assassinate a foreign country's president. April 24, 1989
081 Easy Target Terrorists hold MacGyver and Thornton while they cripple the city with a futuristic device. May 1, 1989
082 Renegade MacGyver pursues a mentally disturbed man who has stolen a deadly bacteria. May 8, 1989
083 Unfinished Business MacGyver, Thornton and Jack Dalton are stalked by an elusive escaped convict in the woods. May 15, 1989

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