A Prisoner of Conscience

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (10)

  • Natalia: You are black market. MacGyver: No, we're just your basic revolutionaries. Demetri: Power to the people!

  • MacGyver: Comrade, it is night. Wolves and owls can see. Men and flowers must wait for the sun.

  • Pete: Change the timing? MacGyver: Remember Belgrade? Pete: Mm. Don't change the timing.

  • Dr. Suvarin: Still having illusions that you are a political prisoner, Demetri? Demetri: That's what I am, you bedbug.

  • Natalia: Is he really schizophrenic, or is he political? Pete: He's ill. Why do you ask? Dr. Suvarin: There are... different modes of treatment.

  • MacGyver: I've never been to Leningrad before. I hear it's a real... party town.

  • MacGyver: All this fun and you wanted to leave me behind. Pete: Everybody makes mistakes.

  • Russian Officer: I am only a policeman. Maria: Then find yourself an honest trade.

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Notes (4)

  • This is the first of Elya Baskin's two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season two's "Soft Touch".

  • This is the first of Tim Rossovich's three, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season two's "Friends" and season six's "Squeeze Play".

  • This is the first of Lawrence Dobkin's two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season three's "Hell Week".

  • The German episode title is "Hinter der Mauer", meaning "Behind the Wall". The French episode title is "Affaire de conscience", meaning "A Matter of Conscience".

Trivia (1)

  • MacGyver picking the lock with the lightbulb filaments has been confirmed as possible by the Mythbusters.