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01.03 Episode 3 (#40191-004)
Airdate: October 13, 1985

In Budapest, a young Gypsy steals a watch containing microfilm that MacGyver was supposed to receive from a Russian double agent.

Written by: Joe Viola
Directed by: John Patterson

Guest Starring: Michael Constantine as Jan Messic, Bruce Abbott as Nicolai Kossov, Kelly McClain as Jana, Sue Kiel as Reena, E. M. Margolese as Alex, Charles Raymond as Stephan, Robert Hallak as Bruno, John Prudhont as Peter, Sid Haig as Khan, Nicholas Kadi as Nicolai Grodsky, Charles Joseph Martin as Cernik, T. Lee Griffin as Lanko, Magda Harout as Woman, Jim Gosa as Grosz

OPENING GAMBIT: "PEGASUS" MacGyver retrieves a stolen horse and gets picked up - literally - by a helicopter. Written by Terry Nation & Stephen Downing / Directed by Lee H. Katzin

Nielsen Ratings: 13.0 rating / 19 share / 3rd (47th overall)

Reference: Alex, Borza Prison, Bruno, Budapest, Nicolai Grodsky, Jana, Khan, Nicolai Kossov, Jan Messic, Middle East, Peter, Reena, Stephan, Transcarpathian Road Rally


Stole a horse using an
airlift by helicopter

Stopped a truck using lightbulbs
sandwiched between wood to
simulate a flat tire

Created a chemical explosion
using salt, sugar, weed killer
and battery acid

Used an unmanned bulldozer to
knock down a guard tower and
create a barbed wire barricade

Created an explosion by igniting
paprika with a match

Made a magnifying glass using a
bent hair pin dipped in wine

Used slices of a credit card to alter
the timing of a traffic signal and
cause a traffic jam

Taped a radio to a police radio and
elevated them with balloons to
jam police radio signals