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Welcome to Duct Tape & Paperclips! We're re-watching, reviewing and ridiculing MacGyver (1985-1992) with our comedian friends. Please subscribe!

Jun 27, 2022

Oh, no! Somebody wants to kill Nikki Carpenter, and it’s not just the fans of MacGyver! (HEY-OOO.)

This week, Nathan and Annie talk about upside-down cold remedies, Mac feeling entitled to womens’ backstories, and some unsettling parallels to a certain future terrorist attack.

Check it out! It's Season 3, episode...


Jun 20, 2022

Is there a more perfect title than “Hell Week” for this episode? We start with 10 sparkling minutes of discussion about Annie’s personal “Hell Week” (hint: it involves a recent rodent problem and you may want to skip to 11:00 if you’re sensitive).

Then we move on to talk about MacGyver’s “Hell Week”...


Jun 13, 2022

Good news! MacGyver’s BEST FRIEND (if you don’t count Jack Dalton and at least 10 other people he has called his “best friend” in this show so far), is BACK!

Bad news! She’s played by a completely different actor AND she dies in the first 5 minutes! (Wah, wah.)

This week, Annie and Nathan talk about the...


Jun 6, 2022

Quick Q: if you had intel on the whereabouts of the secret fortune of D.B. Cooper — err, “B.B. Bartel,” how would you go about getting your hands on it? Would you, say, arrest a bunch of innocent people on trumped-up charges and force them to dig for the treasure under penalty of death? Damn straight you would.


May 30, 2022

Well, that didn’t take long. One minute you’re a competent female spy who can go toe-to-toe with MacGyver, and by the next episode you’re a wet blanket for him to yell at.

This week, Nathan and Annie talk about the dumbing down of Nikki, as well as what it takes to build a hot air balloon from scratch, 80s...