Central American rebels capture Pete and a nun, so it's up to Mac and Jack to rescue them. But as usual, Jack's plane is sub par, and they go down, in the middle of enemy territory.
original airdate--December 5,1988 rating--11.7 million
music--MacGyver Theme song by Randy Edelman
"Oh I've heard about you! You're the guy who does the whatchamacallits, you know, MacGyverisms; turns one thing into another?"