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SEVENTH SEASON 1991

September 16, 1991

HONEST ABE

Episode #126 (#40197-129)

In the seventh-season opener, MacGyver is whisked away from the bar mitzvah of his friend's son by the boy's grandfather Abe, who gets MacGyver tangled in a web of international intrigue involving a Caribbean terrorist and a high-tech helicopter.

Written by: Lincoln Kibbee

Directed by: Michael Caffey

Guest Starring: Shelley Berman as Abe Sherman, Lance LeGault as Elliot, David Naughton as Lemana, Ben Stein as Major Sneed, Michael B. Tucci as Philip Sherman, Time Winters as President Marcel Peugot, Dan Eisenstein as Jeffrey Sherman, David Trim as Duke Luke

Nielsen Ratings: 8.6 rating / 14 share / 3rd (67th overall)




September 23, 1991

THE 'HOOD

Episode #127 (#40197-128)

MacGyver flies into action when a young woman in his new neighborhood walks into trouble with hit men.

Written by: Rick Mittleman

Directed by: Michael Vejar

Guest Starring: Adrian Sparks as Melvin Krasney, Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine, Rob Youngblood as Bobbie Lee, Nancy Sloan as Kelly Dobbs, Sean O'Bryan as Will, Shawn Wayans as Robo, Donald Craig as J. Leland Knox, James Ingersoll as J. Tyler Knox, John Hostetter as Sergeant Rudley, Vince Deadrick, Sr. as Screaming Man, Jill Holden as Meter Maid, Wayne Duvall as Victor Nesbitt

Nielsen Ratings: 9.2 rating / 15 share / 3rd (70th overall)




September 30, 1991

OBSESSED

Episode #128 (#40197-127)

Recurring dreams about Murdoc make MacGyver sleepless and on edge as he provides security at the criminal trial of a deposed dictator.

Written by: John Sheppard

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Wendie Malick as Cindy Finnegan, Geno Silva as Delasora, Margarita Franco as Marietta Robles, Don Galloway as Bob Stryke, Michael Des Barres as Murdoc, Raymond D. Turner as Reporter

Nielsen Ratings: 9.1 rating / 15 share / 3rd (62nd overall)




October 7, 1991

THE PROMETHEUS SYNDROME

Episode #129 (#40197-130)

Efforts to help smoke out a psychopathic arsonist turn personal for MacGyver when a friend is killed.

Written by: Robert Sherman

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Jenette Goldstein as Rachel Bradley, Jack McGee as Joe Rosewell, Dave Florek as Ralph Boardman, Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine, Randolph Mantooth as Earl Stringer, Misty Rowe as Betty Stringer, Robert Ackerman as Chief, Sebastian White as Andy, Eric Close as Guard

Nielsen Ratings: 9.0 rating / 15 share / 3rd (65th overall)




October 14, 1991

THE COLTONS

Episode #130 (#40196-125)

The bounty-hunting Colton brothers - energized by the wisdom and cooking of their Mama - search for a young woman who's the lone witness to a Chinatown murder.

Written by: Stephen Downing & Michael Greenburg

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Cleavon Little as Frank Colton, Richard Lawson as Jesse Colton, Cuba Gooding, Jr. as Billy Colton, Della Reese as Mama Colton, Richard Gant as Johnny Denmark, Francois Chau as Chi, Christopher Thomas as G. Irwin Fielding, Irene Yah-Ling Sun as Loretta Fielding, James Hong as Kuang, Akiko Morison as Patricia Fielding, Bill Dow as Danko, Michael Sicoly as Quilla

Nielsen Ratings: 9.8 rating / 16 share / 3rd (56th overall)




October 21, 1991

WALKING DEAD

Episode #131 (#40197-131)

MacGyver finds himself in deep voodoo when a student activist is kidnapped and turned into a zombie by a group of Haitian extortionists.

Written by: Mark Rodgers

Directed by: Michael Preece

Guest Starring: Kimberly Scott as Mama Lorraine, Thomas Mikal Ford as Sergeant Concassuer, Antonio Fargas as Colonel Devraux, Michael D. Roberts as Pierre Redemteur, Karole Foreman as Cherine, Emily Yancy as Denise, John Hostetter as Sergeant Rudley, Rawle D. Lewis as Haitian Workman

Nielsen Ratings: 10.0 rating / 16 share / 3rd (52nd overall)




November 4, 1991

GOOD KNIGHT MACGYVER

Episode #132 (#40197-132)

A bonk on the head sends MacGyver back in time to King Arthur's Court, where his futuristic ways are a threat to Merlin's magic, but they also might prove that the magician didn't try to do in the king. Part 1 of two.

Written by: John Considine

Directed by: Michael Vejar

Guest Starring: Time Winters as Merlin, Christopher Collet as Galahad, Colm Meaney as Irwin Malcolm, Peter Vogt, Christopher Neame as Duncan, David L. Considine as Balladeer

Nielsen Ratings: 9.6 rating / 15 share / 3rd (61st overall)




November 11, 1991

GOOD KNIGHT MACGYVER

Episode #133 (#40197-133)

Conclusion. Seeking to clear his family's name, MacGyver continues his quest with Merlin to free Galahad's beloved Cecilia and to foil the plan of wicked Morgana, who's got gunpowder.

Written by: John Considine

Directed by: Michael Vejar

Guest Starring: Time Winters as Merlin, Christopher Collet as Galahad, Lynne Harbaugh as Cecilia, Mark Holton, Harry Victor, Robin Strasser as Morgana, William H. Bassett as Iain M'Iver

Nielsen Ratings: 10.6 rating / 16 share / 3rd (54th overall)




November 18, 1991

DEADLY SILENTS

Episode #134 (#40197-134)

MacGyver acts on behalf of an old silent-movie comedian whose only remaining prints of his work are stolen by a pair with a penchant for special effects.

Written by: Brad Radnitz

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Henry Gibson as Pinky Burnett, Tommy Hinkley as Neil, Frederick Coffin as Karl Meredith, Zoe Trilling as Violet Meredith

Nielsen Ratings: 10.0 rating / 16 share / 3rd (54th overall)




December 2, 1991

SPLIT DECISION

Episode #135 (#40197-135)

MacGyver's boxer buddy Earl Dent fights to retain custody of his daughter, but some bad bookmakers want him to take a dive in his comeback bout.

Written by: David Rich

Directed by: Michael Caffey

Guest Starring: Dick Butkus as Earl Dent, Sam Scarber as Crazy Eddie Jackson, Don Gibb as Herman the German, Bubba Smith as Bailey, F. William Parker as Stimson, Sarah Koskoff as Veronica "Ronnie" Dent, Herbert Edelman as Bart Riggins, Jim Lampley as Radio Announcer

Nielsen Ratings: 9.5 rating / 15 share / 3rd (61st overall)




December 16, 1991

GUNZ 'N BOYZ

Episode #136 (#40197-136)

A Challenger Club youth takes the rap for the fatal shooting of a gang member murdered by a weapons dealer who makes a killing by exploiting street violence.

Written by: Art Washington

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Margaret Avery as Regina Jeffries, Garvin Funches as Brian Jeffries, Tommy Morgan as Player G., Vonte Sweet as Kelvin Jeffries, Lee Weaver as Stumpy, Larry Wilcox as Minton, James Mathers as Officer Mullins, Richard McGragor as Hard Rock

Nielsen Ratings: 10.3 rating / 17 share / 3rd (59th overall)




December 30, 1991

OFF THE WALL

Episode #137 (#40197-137)

MacGyver goes to the wall for a young graffiti-artist friend and his grandmother, who's been evicted by a slumlord to make way for a development project.

Written by: Rick Mittleman

Directed by: Michael Preece

Guest Starring: Richard Coca as Lobo, Kathleen Freeman as Rose MacGruter, Ruth Manning as Helen Dempsey, Betty Carvalho as Gloria Diaz, Stanley Kamel as Victor Kasanti, John Considine as Andrew Lawton, Kent Williams as Clinton Ferris, Robert Dryer as Stroud, Charles Dierkop as Mo Nimitz, Michael F. Kelly as Wilkens

Nielsen Ratings: 10.9 rating / 18 share / 3rd (48th overall)




April 25, 1992

THE STRINGER

Episode #138 (#40197-139)

In his last adventure, MacGyver takes on the dangerous cause of a Chinese dissident and gets help from an unexpected source - his son.

Written by: John Sheppard

Directed by: Michael Vejar

Guest Starring: Michele B. Chan as Mei Jan, Keone Young as Chung Tai Shan, Dalton James as Sam Malloy, Steve Park as Tan Yee, Lisa Savage as Kate Malloy, Nicholas Matus as Young Sam

Nielsen Ratings: 13.8 rating / 26 share / 1st (15th overall)




May 21, 1992

THE MOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Episode #139 (#40197-138)

MacGyver joins Jack Dalton on a search for a fountain of youth in a land that appears to be a real Shangri-La.

Written by: Brad Radnitz

Directed by: William Gereghty

Guest Starring: Roya Megnot as Mukti, Ned Romero as Baba, Alex Colón as Captain Samad, George Kee Cheung as Dr. Liang, Bruce McGill as Jack Dalton, Bruno Marcotulli as Lieutenant

Nielsen Ratings: 8.1 rating / 14 share / 4th (53rd overall)

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