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MacGyver: Season 1 (1985-1986)






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Season 1 of this popular series follows the adventures of a resourceful former Special Forces operative, who undertakes impossible missions at the behest of a crimefighting think tank called the Phoenix Foundation. MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson) usually avoids direct combat by resorting to his ingenuity and an ability to creatively utilise everyday objects.


Richard Dean Anderson
as Angus MacGyver
Dana Elcar
as Peter Thornton
Bruce McGill
as Jack Dalton
John Vernon
as Ryerson
Kai Wulff
as Stepan Frolov
Frances Bergen
as Eleanor Kingman
Cooper Huckabee
as Bill Farren
Victoria Fyodorova
as Viktoria Tomanova
D'Mitch Davis
as Axminster
Sid Haig
as Khalil
Kay Lenz
as Kelly Nelson
Elyssa Davalos
as Nikki Carpenter
Peter Jurasik
as Charles Alder
Art Hindle
as Dave Redding
Michael Goodwin
as Bannister
John De Lancie
as Brian Ashford
Doran Clark
as Chris Rhodes
Milos Kirek
as Petrovich
Allan Kolman
as Captain
Gregory Sierra
as Gen. Higuera
Ken Danziger
as Peter Kramer
Lee de Broux
as Hatcher
Elya Baskin
as Dimitri
Rudy Ramos
as Peter Torgut
Persis Khambatta
as Afghan Woman
Darlanne Fluegel
as Barbara Spencer
Sue Kiel
as Reena
Robin Curtis
as Kate Connelly
Conlan Carter
as Ed Train
Ellen Bry
as Carole
Lynn-Holly Johnson
as Ingrid Bannister
John Carter
as Senator Rhodes
Beulah Quo
as Mrs. Chung
Robert Englund
as Tim Wexler
Alan Fudge
as Paul Webster
Keye Luke
as Prasert
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For its 139-episode run, Richard Dean Anderson's MacGyver was the patron saint of non-violent (or at least minimally violent) resourcefulness, and the greatest joy of the show seeing what nifty trick he would employ next.

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