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Trivia: MacGyver
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Richard Dean Anderson, naturally. You can also spot his future Stargate SG-1 co-stars Don S. Davis (who was Dana Elcar's stunt double and also appeared as a security guard) and Christopher Judge (who had an early role as a student in a class MacGyver was visiting), as well as many others.
    • A young Teri Hatcher as Penny.
    • Prior to being cast as the title character on Blossom, Mayim Bialik had appeared in three 1989-90 season episodes as Lisa Woodman.
    • One episode had an FBI agent played by Rob Paulsen in a rare on-screen appearance.
    • Rocker Michael Des Barres (Power Station, replacing Robert Palmer as lead singer) as Murdoc. He wrote the Penny Parker tune "Cleo Rocks" for an episode he appeared in.
    • Two actors who portrayed Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund and Jackie Earle Haley, appear in the first season (in the episodes "Flame's End" and "Last Stand", respectively).
    • Nana Visitor as the Girl of the Week in "Hellfire".
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: The Latin-American dub has MacGyver voiced by Son Goku and Bruce Willis.
  • Real-Life Relative: Not quite: MacGyver's grandfather Harry Jackson was played by John Anderson. It's often assumed he was Richard Dean Anderson's real grandfather, due to their resemblance and same last name — but the two were not actually related.

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