ORIGINAL AIRDATE: October 21st, 2016 —
A terrorist cell attempts to abduct an agent by attacking and sabotaging a train.
OPENING GAMBIT: MacGyver and Jack follow up on a tip to Nikki’s whereabouts.
MISSION: A whistleblower turning on a terrorist organization is being sent by train to her death. MacGyver and the team but find her first and get her safely off the train.
This week’s highlights include:
Here’s that PSA clip from Hind-Sight passed along by listener Kosta…
The Bullet Train (新幹線大爆破 Shinkansen Daibakuha) is a 1975 Japanese disaster film directed by Junya Satō and starring Sonny Chiba and Ken Takakura. A Shinkansen “bullet train” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Check out the article on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bullet_Train.