MacGyver Beats Out Indiana Jones, James Bond As Savior:

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  1. Fl_Gulfer

    Fl_Gulfer Tivo's R Us

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    Eighties television star MacGyver has beaten out Indiana Jones, James Bond and others as the fictional hero most Americans would want by their side.

    In a survey done by the McCormick Tribune Foundation, participants were given a choice of seven fictional heroes they could choose from to have by their side incase of an emergency: MacGyver, Indiana Jones, James Bond, John McClane, Jason Bourne, Jack Bauer or Lara Croft.

    Twenty-seven percent of them selected the resourceful MacGyver, who was played by Richard Dean Anderson. During the run of the series from 1985 to 1992, MacGyver did everything from lighting a fuse without a match to stopping an acid leak with chocolate.

    He was followed by Indiana Jones (16 per cent); John McClane (14 per cent); James Bond and Jason Bourne (8 per cent each); and Lara Croft and Jack Bauer of 24 (7 per cent each).
     
  2. MikeMar

    MikeMar Go Pats

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    I'd have go to with Bonds!

    Bonds
    MacGyver
    Indy
    and then whoever

    Jack Bauer would be the WORST, how many people have died around him BUT him :D
     
  3. Bettamojo5

    Bettamojo5 Rolling Along

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    I'd take:
    1 MacGyver
    2 Indy
    3 Bond (Sean Connery)
    4 Jack Bauer
     
  4. pkscout

    pkscout Well-Known Member

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    I'd want MacGyver too. He can change the laws of physics, chemistry, etc. with just a wad of chewing gum, a piece of duct tape, and a lighter. ;)
     
  5. Shaunnick

    Shaunnick Active Member

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    Chuck Norris. :cool:
     
  6. MirclMax

    MirclMax Ancient Member

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    Wouldn't you just want Lara Croft by your side?
     
  7. Dewayne2

    Dewayne2 New Member

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    Nothing beats James Bond
     
  8. JETarpon

    JETarpon Well-Known Member

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    Michael Weston.
     
  9. Jesda

    Jesda CAPTAIN AWESOME

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  10. unicorngoddess

    unicorngoddess Wooooonicorngodess

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    I'd rather have KITT by my side :)
     
  11. FLbadgirl

    FLbadgirl New Member

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    Heck yeah!

    MacGyver was my absolute favorite show. I've seen every ep at least 3-4 times. When I was younger I asked for a "MacGyver knife" for Christmas. I adored him and still do. There will never be another show like MacGyver--for sure.
     
  12. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

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    I would not want Lara Croft by my side.

    On top of me, on the other hand.....
     

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