Jenny's Chance

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (3)

  • MacGyver: You are a nightmare, you know that. First you pull off a week of my life hunting up cheap pottery in every tourist trap from Tampico to Tijuana. Then you just about get us killed. I can't believe it. Jack: I can't believe you would dump my entire life's savings all over the Sierra Madre. MacGyver: I had to dump the cargo or we would have ended up scattered all over Mexico. Jack: Oh come on, Mac, it was just a little downdraft. We weren't that close to the trees. (MacGyver removes a tree branch from the landing gear) I had the situation completely under control.

  • Henderson: Let's talk. MacGyver: (as Dexter the nerd) That's a gun. Henderson: That's a car. Let's move it.

  • Jack: Okay, okay, you got me. Just no stabbing, or shooting... Nothing, nothing that hurts.

Notes (3)

  • This was actor Vic Tayback's final television appearance before his death three months later in May 1990.

  • Episode writer Rick Drew has explained that part of the plot is based on a real-life event in England where a riding crop emitted ultrasonic frequencies to unnerve other horses during a race. He also had worked with Linda Blair on some movies and created this story with her in mind.

  • The German episode title is "Die Geldw√§scher", meaning "The Money Launderer". The Italian episode title is "Vincente e piazzato", meaning "Win and Place".