My Name is Mac Taylor

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (11)

  • Mac: (To Det. Gillian) I'm free now.

  • Mackinley Taylor: I should know if some lunatic is gonna blow me away the second I step out onto the street! Flack: Trust me Taylor, if I knew anything, I'd let ya know. But, between you and me, if someone takes a shot at you, it's not necessarily connected to this case.

  • (Gillian looks back at Mac while going up the stairs.) Mac: She turned back. Nice.

  • Mac: You're working late? Gillian Whitmore: New to the team-- lots of people to impress and intimidate.

  • Mac: Someone saw your brake lights, you actually slowed down. You thought about stopping, what happened at that moment? Saving someone else's life was a little harder than saving your own?

  • Danny: (to Perry) I don't think Terrence likes people walking on his furniture.

  • Machiavelli Taylor: When I got here this morning there was 15 of us, now there's only 7. Why'd everybody else get to go home? Mac: 3 of them were children. The rest don't own cars.

  • Flack: Listen to me, somebody in your little entourage knows this guy okay? We made a deal, you're a confidential informant and this little pow-wow that we're having is pay up time. Terrence Davis: I'm aware of the deal we made, sorry I can't keep coming up with all the small change though, I'm beginning to smell like pork.

Show More Quotes

Notes (6)

  • Ryan Happy, who plays Macabee Taylor, also appears in episode 8x16 Slainte.

  • French episode title: Mon Nom Est Mac Taylor.

  • Original International Air Dates: Norway: February 4, 2009 on TVNorge. Sweden: February 23, 2009 on Kanal 5. Turkey: March 9, 2009 on CNBC-e. Spain: March 10, 2009 on AXN. Czech Republic: April 22, 2009 on AXN. Ireland: April 30, 2009 on RTÉ2. Greece: May 5, 2009 on SKAI. Australia: June 7, 2009 on Channel 9. Germany: October 26, 2009 on Vox. Slovakia: November 1, 2009 on JOJ. Finland: March 24, 2010 on MTV3.

  • In the opening scene the camera moves quickly, it finally slows to a regular speed and the shot is of a glass door with the number 100 etched on it. An allusion to the fact that this is the 100th episode of the series.

  • Music Featured: Better Than Heaven by Bloc Party. Hold Up by Nelly feat. T.I. and LL Cool J. Fade Into You by Mazzy Star.

  • Part of The Empire State Building was built in the CBS Radford Studios.

Trivia (3)

  • Goof: When the killer sets himself on fire he is not wearing gloves; however, in the next shot the stuntman can be seen wearing them.

  • Goof: When Adam and Stella are checking the government database to check how many people with their same names are, they get one result in the search for "Sid Hammerback", apparently a 90 year old woman. However, Sid himself should have shown up as well.

  • Terrence Davis (Nelly) asks if Danny is from Staten Island. Carmine Giovinazzo is from Staten Island.

Allusions (2)

  • The pool scene at the beginning of the episode is reminiscent of the pool scene in Val Lewton's Cat People in which the lead character is stalked by a large figure of which all that can be seen is a shadow circling the pool.

  • Marshall Faulk: Starsky and Hutch just showed up. Starsky and Hutch is a 1970s US television show featuring two policemen David Starsky and Kenneth Hutchinson. It was remade in 2004, starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson.