Last Stand
Episode 7 of 22 within Season One. Item 7 of 141 overall.
Production number 40191-006.
Judy Burns - Writer
John Florea - Director
5 votes

When MacGyver is on his way to a vacation, he takes the wrong way, and ends up at a small airstrip where everybody seems to be behaving strangely. Too late, he discovers that the airstrip has been taken hostage, and he has been caught in the middle of a plane hijacking attempt.

original airdate--November 17,1985   rating--15.8 million

network: abc

music--MacGyver Theme song by Randy Edelman



  1. - Used end of meat hook as a screwdriver
  2. - Used bike bars, rust and flare to make a Thirmite torch to burn through armoured door
  3. - Cotton wool, engine starter fluid and fertilizer used to make bomb
  4. - Light bulb melted ice cubes to break door lock
  5. - Created a diversion with model airplane


"Oh I've heard about you! You're the guy who does the whatchamacallits, you know, MacGyverisms; turns one thing into another?"

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006 Trumbo's World
Next episode :
008 Hellfire

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