History Series / Macgyver

25th Apr '17 2:35:31 AM MoonlightBomber
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* AIIsACrapshoot: "The Human Factor" features a sentient computer [=AI=], which is in charge of securing a top-secret research facility, that suddenly went haywire and [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters turned against the [=AI=]'s creator]]. Mac was originally sent to the facility to try to improve the security system (like a white-hat hacker does), and eventually outsmarts the AI.

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* AIIsACrapshoot: "The Human Factor" features a sentient computer [=AI=], which is in charge of securing a top-secret research facility, that suddenly went haywire and [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters turned against the [=AI=]'s creator]]. Mac was originally sent to the facility to try to improve the security system by exposing apparent weaknesses (like what a white-hat hacker does), and eventually outsmarts the AI.
25th Apr '17 2:32:24 AM MoonlightBomber
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* AIIsACrapshoot: "The Human Factor" features a sentient computer [=AI=], which is in charge of securing a top-secret research facility, that suddenly went haywire and [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters turned against the [=AI=]'s creator]]. Mac was originally sent to the facility to try to improve the security system (like a white-hat hacker does), and eventually outsmarts the AI.



* AlliterativeName: Penny Parker, {{Lampshaded}}

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* AlliterativeName: Penny Parker, {{Lampshaded}}{{Lampshaded}}.
21st Apr '17 5:59:59 AM YankeeDave
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* ActorInspiredElement: Richard Dean Anderson really is from Minnesota, loves hockey and hates guns, and has long been active in environmentalist circles.
5th Apr '17 9:03:43 AM Jan_z_Michal
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* WholePlotReference: Several episodes are either rare examples of a WholePlotReference played entirely straight, or a cynical attempt to rip off the plot of a film most of ''[=MacGyver=]'''s audience wouldn't have seen -- these include "Countdown" (''Film/{{Juggernaut}}''), "Trumbo's World" (''Film/TheNakedJungle'', which as noted above it even uses actual footage from), and "Kill Zone" (''Film/TheAndromedaStrain'').

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* WholePlotReference: Several episodes are either rare examples of a WholePlotReference played entirely straight, or a cynical attempt to rip off the plot of a film most of ''[=MacGyver=]'''s audience wouldn't have seen -- these include "Countdown" (''Film/{{Juggernaut}}''), "Trumbo's World" (''Film/TheNakedJungle'', which as noted above it even uses actual footage from), and "Kill Zone" (''Film/TheAndromedaStrain'').(''Film/TheAndromedaStrain'') and "Hellfire" (''Film/{{Sorcerer}}'').
20th Mar '17 8:09:49 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* Technicolor Toxin: "The Spoilers" starts off showing us a tanker full of toxic waste, which happens to be hot pink in color.

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* Technicolor Toxin: TechnicolorToxin: "The Spoilers" starts off showing us a tanker full of toxic waste, which happens to be hot pink in color.
13th Mar '17 7:00:18 PM MarcoPolo250
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The show has had its fair share of spin-offs and other productions. Following the end of the series a few television movies were made continuing his adventures. In the early 2000's a pilot episode was shot called ''[[SpinoffBabies Young MacGyver]]'' featuring Mac's nephew Clay[[note]][[SeriesContinuityError even though he was an only child]][[/note]] joining the Phoenix Foundation, starring Creator/JaredPadalecki, but was not picked up. A FilmOfTheSeries was [[DevelopmentHell in consideration for years but never materialized]]. In 2015, in partnership with the National Academy of Engineering the original series creator invited people to submit ideas in remaking the show. In 2016 (with no overt connection to the prior project), [[Series/MacGyver2016 a new series pilot]] starring Lucas Till was picked up. A complete remake, this time [=MacGyver=] is paired with two other agents to form a PowerTrio as they handle high risk cases.

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The show has had its fair share of spin-offs and other productions. Following the end of the series a few television movies were made continuing his adventures. In the early 2000's a pilot episode was shot called ''[[SpinoffBabies Young MacGyver]]'' featuring Mac's nephew Clay[[note]][[SeriesContinuityError even though he was an only child]][[/note]] joining the Phoenix Foundation, starring Creator/JaredPadalecki, but was not picked up. A FilmOfTheSeries was [[DevelopmentHell in consideration for years but never materialized]]. In 2015, in partnership with the National Academy of Engineering the original series creator invited people to submit ideas in remaking the show.

In 2016 (with no overt connection to the prior project), [[Series/MacGyver2016 a new series pilot]] starring Lucas Till was picked up. A complete remake, this time [=MacGyver=] is paired with two other agents to form a PowerTrio as they handle high risk cases.
3rd Mar '17 11:47:11 AM Mimic1990
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* Technicolor Toxin: "The Spoilers" starts off showing us a tanker full of toxic waste, which happens to be hot pink in color.
19th Feb '17 1:29:49 PM morane
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* TheVietnamVet: MacGyver served as a bomb disposal engineer in VietnamWar.



* VietnamVet: MacGyver served as a bomb disposal engineer in VietnamWar.
19th Feb '17 1:27:39 PM morane
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* VietnamVet: MacGyver served as a bomb disposal engineer in VietnamWar.
4th Feb '17 8:11:39 PM hullflyer
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* LockedInAFreezer: Happens Mac and a lady "Last Stand". They get out when he manages to [[IceBreaker freeze and shatter]] the lock on the door.

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* LockedInAFreezer: Happens to Mac and a lady in "Last Stand". They get out when he manages to [[IceBreaker freeze and shatter]] the lock on the door.
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