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My guy, MacGyver

Many of you were still in diapers when TV was showing one of the most intelligent show (by last time's standards) on the planet starring a man with the dreamiest eyes possible. McGyver. I mean, there was nothing this guy cannot fix and give him a hammer, a nail and a screwdriver and the fella just builds a bomb! Richard Dean Anderson may not be the best actor nor does he have the hottest bod in the world but man, he's way cool in MacGyver. What happened to the show anyway? And accordingly, Richard Dean Anderson is now about my father's age....damn. For those of you were not lucky to be born early enough to watch the show, MacGyver was one of the hottest shows (still is, next to Knight Rider) on the planet. Compared to all those reality TV that we have on air these days, sigh.....MacGyver is a simple guy working as a cannot-remember-what-he-was-working-as with kick-ass attitude and brain of a rocket scientist. When he lands himself in shit, he can make use of just about anything around him to get himself out of trouble. Of course, sometimes you feel like....wahhh....where got such coincidence wan? But that's the beauty of the show, I guess. MacGyver using his brains and knowledge of science to get himself out of trouble. What I really like is the fact that he's the man of my dreams!! No, not Anderson per se but MacGyver! Quiet, mid-mannered (never seen him raise his voice in the show before), very disciplined and SMART LIKE HELL. MacGyver is different because there's an underlying message to be delivered. You don't need guns and bombs to be big. All you need is your head. When you use your head, you can create unorthodox solutions to problems. Think out of the box. With knowledge, MacGyver can whip the bad guys' asses from here to another Milky Way. I miss MacGyver. In fact, I think my kids would enjoy watching MacGyver. :-) http://www.rdanderson.com/ http://rdanderson.com/bio/bio.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Dean_Anderson

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Anonymous said…
Marsh..while you're at it...remember A-Team, Three's Company, Mork and Mindy, Dallas, Dynasty, Airwolf, Heart to heart and many more??

Maybe you're too young...but for those my age will also remember the TV series Rockford Files, Chips (the best tv soundtrack from 80s!), Baretta, Kojak, Incredible Hulk, Laverne and Shirley, Happy Days (when it 1st appeared in RTM) and may more.

sigh...those were the good old days.

Killer guy
Marsha Maung said…
what too young? of course, there's AIRWOLD!!!! Woo hoo....the hottest pilot to ever roam the skies. Mork and Minday... ha ha haha! Mr. T rocks, man! Dallas and Dynasty was practically part of my diet, you know!

Thanks for reminding me of those good ole days!
Anonymous said…
Hi, Marsha!

I actually liked 'Jack' better than Mac. I thought Mac was rather chilly. That was years ago...I like Mac better now and I have all the seasons.
~JL said…
I LOVE MACGYVER!!!! I LOVE RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON!!! I was just a kid when I saw MacGyver but I loved the show so much! My Dad adores this guy - he even bought a Swiss Army Knife because MacGyver had one! Man... What a brilliant show! Did you watch Stargate SG1? He was brilliant in that one too! He's old but he's just got this air about him... charisma maybe...

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