The Visitor
Episode 10 of 21 within Season Six. Item 114 of 141 overall.
Production number 114.
Brad Radnitz - Writer
William Gereghty - Director
3 votes

While out of town to help with a new hospital, MacGyver is witness to a UFO sighting, complete with strange crop circles in a farmer's field.

He decides to investigate, and he uncovers a scam with the help of his new friends. A young boy named Tommy Wiley, and Phil Sternwise, a mysterious man who says he's only a salesman.

original airdate--December 03,1990    rating--13.9 million

network: abc

music--MacGyver Theme song by Randy Edelman



  1. Ammonia, napalm, wires = chemical plasma
  2. Spear salted wires to power lines = chemical plasma
  3. Creates Electricle glow with wires and chemical power.


Goofs: Mac could not have dialed the garage's number, since the boy's father had not told him the number yet.


"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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113 Bitter Harvest
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regional titles

De bezoeker
The Visitor
Le visiteur
Der Besucher
An Cuairteoirí
Il visitatore
El visitante