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 3,1990 rating--13.9 million
music--MacGyver Theme song by Randy Edelman
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?"