ORIGINAL AIRDATE: February 19th, 1986 —
MacGyver and his new friend Penny Parker had better get steppin’ before Stepan gets them!
MISSION: Smuggling a microfilm out of Bulgaria becomes even more complicated when aspiring actress Penny Parker plants the crown jewels of Hanover in MacGyver’s carry-on. A whirlwind chase ensues.
This week’s highlights include:
Here is a link to the Gold Ring Scam we mentioned in the episode. It seems local to Paris.
The most incredible carousel scene that will probably ever be filmed (from Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train.
You can also check here for operating hours of the Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round.
Bulgarian lev (Currency)
The lev is the currency of Bulgaria. It is divided in 100 stotinki (стотинки, singular: stotinka, стотинка). In archaic Bulgarian the word “lev” meant “lion”, a word which in the modern language became lăv (IPA: /lɤv/) (in Bulgarian: лъв).
Check out the article on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulgarian_lev
Watch S1E16: “Every Time She Smiles” on CBS’s website or check the alternative streamability of this episode here.