ORIGINAL AIRDATE: September 24th, 1990 —
MacGyver saves the life of an enemy soldier and tries to earn his captor’s friendship.
MISSION: MacGyver finds himself the hostage of an enemy combatant. Rather than plan an escape, MacGyver does his best to keep his kidnapper alive as Stockholm syndrome slowly takes hold.
This week’s highlights include:
Here is that JonTron review of “A Talking Cat!?!” we mentioned.
Battle Royale (Film)
Battle Royale (バトル・ロワイアル Batoru Rowaiaru?) is a 2000 Japanese action thriller film adapted from the 1999 novel of the same name by Koushun Takami. It is the final film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, the screenplay written by his son Kenta, and stars Takeshi Kitano. The film tells the story of Shuya Nanahara, a junior high-school student who is struggling with the suicide of his father and who is forced by the government to compete in a deadly game where the students in his class must fight to the death, with only the sole survivor being allowed to live.
Check out the article on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_Royale_(film).