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MacGyver: Season 1 (2016-2017)




Critic Consensus: Despite using spare parts from countless successful TV procedurals, the new MacGyver fails to cobble together a compelling show.


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In Season 1 of this action/adventure series, a resourceful former special forces operative is recruited into a clandestine organization to proactively prevent disasters with his unique and resourceful problem-solving abilities.


Lucas Till
as Angus "Mac" MacGyver
George Eads
as Jack Dalton
Sandrine Holt
as Patricia Thornton
Justin Hires
as Wilt Bozer
Tristin Mays
as Riley Davis
Aina Dumlao
as Andie Lee
David Dastmalchian
as S-218/Murdoc
Tracy Spiridakos
as Nikki Carpenter
Amy Acker
as Sarah Adler
William Mapother
as The Client/Daniel Holt
Kate Bond
as Dierdre
Sonia Rockwell
as Blonde Woman/Sofia
Daniel Dae Kim
as Chin Ho Kelly
Lance Gross
as Billy Colton
Siobhan Fallon Hogan
as Ilene Preskin
Cheyenne Haynes
as Vanessa Frank
John Heard
as Arthur Ericson
Cheyenne Haynes
as Vanessa Frank
Kasha Kropinski
as Katarina Wagner
Joe Ando-Hirsh
as Daniel Lee
Vinnie Jones
as John Kendrick
Zulay Henao
as Cynthia
Frank Whaley
as Douglas Bishop
Emerson Brooks
as Charlie Robinson
Sir Brodie
as Deputy Warden
Anthony DiRocco
as Aaron Deckard
François Chau
as Richard Sang
Elya Baskin
as Alexander Orlov
Amiah Miller
as Valerie Lawson
Grace Park
as Kono Kalakaua
Walter Tabayoyong
as Dr. Laqman Megat
Olex Krupka
as Victor Levkin
Sheryl Lee Ralph
as Mama Colton
Christopher Heyerdahl
as David Arthur Faraday
Jocko Sims
as Jimmy Green
Alicia Coppola
as Ambassador Roberts
Richard Thomas Kohberger
as David Arthur Faraday
Taylor Wily
as Kamekona
Rachel Kylian
as German Assistant
Raoul Trujillo
as Joaquin "El Noche" Sancola
Gary Weeks
as Agent Tanner
Mark Sheppard
as Fake Dr. Zito
Darla Delgado
as Agent Briggs
Assaf Cohen
as Joshua Abdal Khalid
India Batson
as Tiffany
Jabari Marshall
as Tall Guard
Michael Tow
as Agent Cho
Javicia Leslie
as Jesse Colton
Bianca Malinowski
as Panny Parker
Jeremy London
as Chuck Lawson
Eyas Younis
as Agent Qassim
Deborah Mace
as Jenaveev
Keith Meriweather
as Truck Driver
Andrew Ayala
as Admiral Rodriguez
Sophie Edwards
as Betty Lous Jensen
Danielle Lyn
as Receptionist
Jarreth J. Merz
as Eric Wexler
Joselin Reyes
as Sarah Frank
Selena Anduze
as Agent Bannister
Lobo Sebastian
as Alfred Pena
Hunter Burke
as Phillip
Jermaine Rivers
as Frank Colton
Brandon O'Dell
as Phoenix Tech
Matt Mercurio
as Officer Donnie Sandoz
Michael Harding
as Ed Morris
as Marco
Benjamin Taylor
as Bulgy Neck Vein
Pat Dortch
as FBI Director Ted Dryer
Josefina Boneo
as Agent # 1
Amor Owens
as Reporter
Olivia Welch
as Little Girl
Danielle Deadwyler
as Brunette Agent
Michael Graziadei
as Homeless Man
Christine Horn
as National Security Advisor
Elizabeth Tavares
as Lead Tech/Dying
Bianca Malinoswki
as Penny Parker
Niko Nicotera
as The Ghost
Alan T. Coleman
as Shoving Guard
Philip Fornah
as Marine #3
Tze Yep
as Lead Security Guard
Bob Bost
as Priest
Tony DeMilo
as Armin Morsofian
Susan Macke Miller
as Cindy Morris
Billy Blair
as Creepy Guy
Zoe Smith
as Annabella Pena
Cedric Greenway
as Lead Guard
Dheeaba Donghrer
as Snooty Clerk/Charles
Troy Rudeseal
as Dr. Zito
Blake Burgess
as Agent # 2
Gregg Christie
as CIA Director
C.S. Lee
as FEMA Director Sam Hopkins
Angela M. Davis
as Staff Member
Ryan Lewis
as Ronald Winter
Kirill Sheynerman
as Armenian Enforcer
Andrew Yun
as South Korean Leader
Bill Stinchcomb
as DIA Director
Kent De Mond
as Serbian Agent
John Atwood
as Preacher
Andre Pushkin
as Big Spetsnaz
Tony McFarr
as Big Man
Candace Moon
as Christine
Tim Sitarz
as Vincent
Serdar Kalsin
as Lead Guard
Amy Hui
as Nurse
Ian Gregg
as Young Man
Carlos Guerrero
as Alfredo Barrios
Don DiPetta
as Armed Guard
Inge Uys
as Dutch Tech
Robin F. Baker
as Dutch Cop # 1
Nik Kash
as Samir
Jorge Longoria
as Hospital Guard # 1
Camille Chen
as Emily Espinoza
Cindy Chu
as Mayumi
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Critic Reviews for MacGyver: Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (20)

It looks cheap (even though CBS decided to scrap the entire original pilot and make a new one), the action sequences are rote, the dialogue is mostly generic, and the characters are all one-dimensional.

September 23, 2016 | Rating: D | Full Review…

It is trying very, very hard to fit in. It has the right elements; what it hasn't yet quite figured out yet, though, is how to combine them into something that will be truly explosive.

September 23, 2016 | Full Review…

The resultant explosions look cheap and the cliche-pocked script keeps self-destructing.

September 23, 2016 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Top Critic

Till may get more of a workout than Minnesota's Richard Dean Anderson did in the original series, but he needs better dialogue if he wants audiences to keep running with him.

September 22, 2016 | Full Review…

Till's got charm and his on-screen bromance with Eads is one of the few elements that actually works. But patience and bromances won't save this. A smart, compelling, up-to-date rethinking just might.

September 22, 2016 | Rating: D | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's a well-made distraction.

September 20, 2016 | Full Review…

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