History Series / Macgyver

29th Apr '16 5:54:30 PM foxley
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* DoomedAppointment: In "Three for the Road", Mac is supposed to meeting a smuggler at a motel in the middle of nowhere. However, TheMob catch up with Mac's friend just as he arrives at the motel, giving him just enough time to hide the MacGuffin before being shot dead.

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* DoomedAppointment: In "Three for the Road", Mac is supposed to meeting a smuggler at a motel in the middle of nowhere. However, TheMob The Syndicate catch up with Mac's friend just as he arrives at the motel, giving him just enough time to hide the MacGuffin before being shot dead.
29th Apr '16 5:52:04 PM foxley
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%%* DoomedAppointment* DoomedAppointment: In "Three for the Road", Mac is supposed to meeting a smuggler at a motel in the middle of nowhere. However, TheMob catch up with Mac's friend just as he arrives at the motel, giving him just enough time to hide the MacGuffin before being shot dead.
29th Apr '16 5:45:22 PM foxley
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* DrivingADesk: Unfortunately painfully obvious in "Three for the Road" where much of the plot involves mac being in a car with the two guest stars.
29th Apr '16 5:41:52 PM foxley
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* AMacGuffinFullOfMoney: In "Three for the Road", the MacGuffin is a satchel full of CounterfeitCash that the crooks are attempting to retrieve. Any kind of valuable contraband could have served the same purpose.
29th Apr '16 5:36:15 PM foxley
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* ThePreciousPreciousCar: In "Three for the Road", Guy Roberts owns an immaculate red '57 Cadillac. Over the course of the episode, the car is gradually trashed due a combination of damage inflicted by the bad guys, and Mac stripping parts off the car to turn into [[MacGyvering makeshift weaponry]]. Mac has it fully restored for him at the episode.
21st Apr '16 6:54:16 PM wrm5
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** In "Family Matter," Mac meets a man named [[Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth Obedaiah Marsh]].
14th Apr '16 10:50:52 PM foxley
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* CrazyPrepared: In "The Assassin", Piedra goes through an ExtendedDisarming when he is captured. After that, it is revealed that his moustache is fake and contains wires that he uses first as lockpicks to remove his handcuffs, and then as a dart to kill his guard. And it is then revealed that he still has a poisoned needle hidden behind a fake scar.
14th Apr '16 10:40:38 PM foxley
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* MuggedForDisguise: In "The Assassin", Piedra drags a nun into a closet and [[BadHabits steals her habit]] in order to get close his target, the archbishop.


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* PistolWhipping: In "The Assassin", Pete uses the butt of his pistol to knock out Piedra as he is about to stab the prone [=MacGyver=].
1st Apr '16 3:46:25 PM Snarf
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* [[GratuitousForeignLanguage Gratuitous German]]: Invoked whenever German is spoken; it's the one language [=MacGyver=] could never get the hang of. Sometimes used for comedic effect:

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* [[GratuitousForeignLanguage Gratuitous German]]: Invoked and Lampshaded whenever German is spoken; it's the one language [=MacGyver=] could never get the hang of. Sometimes used for comedic effect:PlayedForLaughs:
1st Apr '16 3:44:02 PM Snarf
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* [[GratuitousForeignLanguage Gratuitous German]]: Invoked whenever German is spoken; it's the one language [=MacGyver=] could never get the hang of. Sometimes used for comedic effect:
-->'''[=MacGyver=]''' ''(translated, speaking to SecretPolice)'': "We were picking apples in the forest. And this...(pointing to Jack)...this is my ''wife!''"
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