Season 7 Episode 1

Honest Abe

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Sep 16, 1991 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • When arriving at Sherman's, MacGyver parks parallel to a curb with parking spots that are clearly marked for 45° parking.

  • Quotes

    • MacGyver: You mind telling me what's going on?
      Abe: Those guys were shooting at us.
      MacGyver: I know that!

    • Abe: You know all those subversive publications that say the CIA financed Perigot and put him in power?
      MacGyver: Yeah.
      Abe: It's true. I spearheaded the whole operation.
      MacGyver: Great. Iran-Contra, Noriega, now this. Tell me something, is there anybody you guys didn't finance?
      Abe: The Democrats.

    • Perigot: Who are you?
      Major Sneed: Major Sneed.
      Perigot: Sneeze?
      Major Sneed: Sneed.

    • Perigot: Well, mon ami, you must pay. By the power invested in me by... moi, I sentence both of you to hang by your neck until long after you're dead, until vultures pluck your eyeballs out.

    • Major Sneed: I don't like this, Mr. President. MacGyver's an environmentalist. You can't trust those people.

  • Notes

    • Though credited, Dana Elcar does not appear in this episode.

    • The German episode title is "Agenten in der Karibik", meaning "Agents in the Caribbean". The Finnish episode title is "Rehellistä peliä", meaning "Fair Play". The French episode title is "Un grand père pas comme les autres", meaning "A Grandfather Unlike the Rest". The Italian episode title is "Un tantino complicato", meaning "A Little Bit Complicated".

    • After season six, production of MacGyver returned to Los Angeles.

  • Allusions