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
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008 Hellfire

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