Jack receives mementos of his father from an anonymous sender. This triggers a search for JackÂ´s mother, who has been missing since Jack was a boy. But when he finally gets to meet her, she turns out to be a fugitive in fear of her life. And JackÂ´s presence only complicate things more.
original airdate--January 23,1989 rating--14.6 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?"