Well-known businessman Tate Bradley hires Josh and other bounty hunters to find Tony Egan, who he says killed his son, although the death was ruled an accident. When Randall finds the supposed killer and returns him. Bradley refuses to pay the bounty because Egan is still alive.
Paladin finds a sick old man and his son trying to protect their mine from claim jumpers. The old man is delirious and thinks that Paladin is the devil and has only offered to help in exchange for their souls.
When former mobster Jimmy "The Eraser's" new identity is exposed, MacGyver is forced into action to save Jimmy's daughter and grandson, who are being held captive by Jimmy's ex-bosses, now out for revenge.
Stephanie and Riley are returning from their long sailing trip in the ocean when their boat is stolen by a frantic environmental terrorist, named Corale, who takes Stephanie hostage with the intention to drive the boat laden with explosives into the new offshore oil drilling platform. Meanwhile, Garner falls for a young lifeguard, in which Mitch decides to play a practical joke on both of them by telling each other of their "hearing disabilities."
Noland returns to a missing persons case he investigated eight years ago when the body of a five-year-old boy is found. Meanwhile, Nancy gets involved in a domestic-abuse case, Ella is unable to fire an employee for budgetary reasons and Nick tries to talk Mannion into running for mayor.