‘MacGyver’ was easily one of my favorite shows as a kid. I mean, this guy could do anything with….well…anything! For example, I once saw him escape prison with nothing more than some string, a straw and some bubble gum.
Nowadays whenever I’m wingin’ something – I refer to it as ‘MacGyvering’ it. If you’ve heard the phrase before but were unsure where it came from – well, now you know!
When watching the show, every time they were about to go into a commercial break – it seemed like MacGyver would get himself into an impossible situation. ‘There’s NO WAY he’s going to be able to get out of that one!” – we’d say. Oh – but we were wrong. MacGyver can get out of ANYTHING.
So I was pretty excited about the reboot – but can they do it justice? Will it be better than the original? It doesn’t look like it. Here’s your first look: