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MacGyver 

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Young Angus "Mac" MacGyver works for a clandestine organization within the U.S. government, relying on his unconventional problem-solving skills to save lives.
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Series cast summary:
Lucas Till ...  Angus MacGyver 66 episodes, 2016-2019
Tristin Mays ...  Riley Davis 66 episodes, 2016-2019
Justin Hires ...  Wilt Bozer 66 episodes, 2016-2019
George Eads ...  Jack Dalton 58 episodes, 2016-2019
Meredith Eaton ...  Matty Webber 54 episodes, 2017-2019
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A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus "Mac" MacGyver, who creates the Department of External Services (DXS), a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem-solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton; Patricia Thornton, an ex-field agent turned director of operations; and Riley Davis, an unpredictable computer hacker with a chip on her shoulder. At home, MacGyver is entertained by his ambitious roommate, Wilt Bozer. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip. Written by CBS

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No man has done more with less.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MacGyver See more »

Filming Locations:

Marietta, Georgia, USA See more »

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In March 2016, George Eads was cast as Lincoln, a government employee with great capability for compassion, who could easily be written off as an eccentric conspiracy theorist. In the original pilot, Joshua Boone, Addison Timlin, and Michelle Krusiec were cast as Gunner, MacGyver's best friend from high school, Mickey, an app developer who is aggressively progressive in her political views, with a soft spot for MacGyver, and Agent Croix, Lincoln's sister who works for the Department of Homeland Security. In June 2016, Eads's character was renamed Jack Dalton. See more »

Crazy Credits

"Sponsored in part by Victorinox" Victorinox manufacture the Swiss Army Knife. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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VERY Disappointing
23 September 2016 | by Man99204See all my reviews

Angus MacGuyver is one of the most beloved TV characters from the 1980s. This is not the prequel that devoted fans were hoping to see.

It appears that no one connected with the new version has ever seen the classic programs - they totally ignore the established characters. They totally ignore all the endearing quirks that made us want to watch the series.

Sadly, no matter how much he tries, Lucas Til is simply NOT a young Richard Dean Anderson. He is far too bland and lacking in personality to play this character.

The plot of the pilot seemed very "recycled".Nothing was new. Nothing was innovative.


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