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Season 6 1990 - 1991

  • 1990-09-18T00:00:00Z on ABC
  • 45 mins
  • 16 hours, 31 mins (21 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Action, Adventure

MacGyver follows the adventures of the laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent Angus MacGyver. He prefers non-violent conflict resolution whenever possible and refuses to carry or use a gun. MacGyver works as a problem solver for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles. Utilizing his education as a scientist and his experience as an operative in the Department of External Services (DXS), he is able to solve a range of problems usually with the help of his ever-present Swiss Army knife.


21 episodes

6x01 Tough Boys

  • Season Premiere

    1990-09-18T00:00:00Z — 48 mins

MacGyver's pacifist policies are put to the test by a militant youth leader he hooks up with to find out who has been organizing a gang of youthful vigilantes using extreme measures to clean the neighborhood crack problem.

6x02 Humanity

  • 1990-09-25T00:00:00Z — 48 mins

MacGyver and Thornton are left to the mercies of a Romanian agent still loyal to his deposed leader Ceausescu after a mission to obtain his secret files is sabotaged.

6x03 The Gun

  • 1990-10-02T00:00:00Z — 48 mins

MacGyver searches for a gun used in an assassination twenty years ago and in a present day cop killing to clear a friend.

6x04 Twenty Questions

  • 1990-10-09T00:00:00Z — 47 mins

MacGyver tries to help his teenage friend Lisa admit she has a drinking problem, but it takes a brush with the law when she's implicated in a string of home break-ins to really wake her up.

6x05 The Wall

  • 1990-10-23T00:00:00Z — 47 mins

MacGyver helps reunite an East German girl with her grandfather in America, unaware that she's been recruited by two bitter former Stasi agents who believe the old man possesses a store of hidden gold.

6x06 Lesson in Evil

  • 1990-10-30T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Dr. Zito returns to menace MacGyver and Murphy when he escapes after his latest sanity hearing, leaving a series of nasty clues designed to give Mac a crash course in evil.

6x07 Harry's Will

  • 1990-11-06T01:00:00Z — 48 mins

When Mac tries to claim the station wagon left to him by his late Grandpa Harry, it starts a strange chase that leads him to an ex-con with a dream of running a restaurant, a soup kitchen in need of money, and a gang of crooks out for themselves.

6x08 MacGyver's Women

  • 1990-11-13T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Macgyver's reluctance to commit to a permanent relationship causes him to dream an Old West scenario where he defends three of his lady friends from some ornery outlaws as he drives their wagon cross country.

6x09 Bitter Harvest

  • 1990-11-20T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

MacGyver goes undercover to investigate the death of a farm-worker organizer during an investigation of illegal pesticide use.

6x10 The Visitor

  • 1990-12-04T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac uncovers an out-of-this-world scam when he investigates some mysterious indentations in a farmer's field.

6x11 Squeeze Play

  • 1990-12-18T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac defends a former player's daughter being blackmailed by a baseball memorabilia-counterfeiting ring trading on her father's name.

6x12 Jerico Games

  • 1991-01-08T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac is reunited with a high school sweetheart whose husband is a wealthy man sponsoring an international sports competition.

6x13 The Wasteland

  • 1991-01-22T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac seeks to stop a shortsighted developer whose latest project will create an environmental ruin and could result in his premature death at the hands of his greedy children.

6x14 Eye of Osiris

  • 1991-02-05T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac helps out on an archelogical dig for Alexander the Great's tomb. But the expedition seems to be followed by bad luck. Several incidents nearly causes a shut-down. Then Mac finds clues leading to Alex's tomb.
Unfortunally, the accidents are not coincidental, and they meet a very vengeful man who traps them inside the grave...

6x15 High Control

  • 1991-02-12T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac tries to help an acquaintance just out of prison stay on the straight and narrow despite the efforts of his old biker gang to blackmail him into rejoining them.

6x16 There But for the Grace

  • 1991-02-19T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac feels a personal involvement in the death of a priest who worked among the homeless and takes to the streets himself to find the killer.

6x17 Blind Faith

  • 1991-03-05T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

An old sweetheart of Pete Thornton's appeals to him for help when she tries to reveal the atrocities being committed in her Latin American homeland.

6x18 Faith, Hope & Charity

  • 1991-03-19T01:00:00Z — 47 mins

Mac finds himself being cared for by two determined ladies running a bed and breakfast in an isolated spot chosen as a drop spot by two murderous mobsters with an untrustworthy partner.

6x19 Strictly Business

  • 1991-04-09T00:00:00Z — 47 mins

After enlisting MacGyver's help in saving his sister (from a previous episode), Murdoc wants to come out of retirement, but his former employers at Homicide International request that he take out MacGyver as a demonstration of his sincere desire to rejoin them. Knowing that MacGyver is the only contract that he failed to execute, Murdocs agrees to "clear" his otherwise perfect record. MacGyver, returning home one night, finds Murdoc waiting for him at his dinner table- with dinner waiting. Murdoc sets MacGyver up for execution and forces MacGyver to admit defeat to him- or be killed via cyanide. After that, Murdoc warns MacGyver of his intention to kill him and then leaves. MacGyver knows the professional killer is not bluffing- and he knows he will use anybody and do anything to get to him...

6x20 Trail of Tears

  • 1991-04-27T00:00:00Z — 47 mins

A land dispute over the building an electricity station pits a fanatical Native American, convinced he has been given a mission by his spiritual ancestors, against the power company and MacGyver, who's just as sure that the Indian spirits are opposed to the man's violent plans.

6x21 Hind-Sight

  • 1991-05-07T00:00:00Z — 47 mins

As Pete waits for glaucoma surgery, he and MacGyver reminisce about their past adventures and try to figure out who has been sending some vaguely threatening messages to Pete.