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MacGyver star George Eads on getting punched on set

The reboot premieres on CBS Friday

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Is a broken face a problem MacGyver can fix? George Eads, star of the upcoming MacGyver reboot, revealed that one cast member got a bit too into character and accidentally clocked him in the face on set.

Eads, who plays Jack Dalton, and Lucas Till, who plays Angus “Mac” MacGyver, sat down for a video for EW’s fall TV preview to play a game where they pulled random words out of a metal pot and used them to describe their CBS show. When Eads pulled the word “shimmy,” he had the perfect anecdote.

“We did a bar fight scene where one of the actors got a little excited and punched me in the face,” Eads explained. “I should’ve shimmied my way out of that one.”

Check out the full video above to see how Till and Eads use words like mythology, hashtag, and manipulation. MacGyver premieres Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.