Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (13)

  • Murdoc: I hope it's not too uncomfortable for you back there, gentlemen. Pete: Don't worry. We'll live. Murdoc: I seriously doubt that, Thornton.

  • MacGyver: Why didn't you tell me? Pete: I operate on a need-to-know basis. I guess you need to know.

  • Pete: Probably a low-power charge, specially designed. It's only going to destroy the bed. MacGyver: (sitting on the bed) What about the guy on it? Pete: Yeah, that, too.

  • MacGyver: Why are you smiling like that? Pete: I know that look. I've never been able to figure out how your mind works, but I know when it works.

  • Pete: The old duct tape, huh. MacGyver: Never leave home without it.

  • Pete: Listen, MacGyver. Anybody who can use a paper clip, a pair of shoelaces, and a rusty monkey wrench to take out two bazookas could be very useful in taking Murdoc. Help me.

  • Pete: You are a do-gooder, MacGyver. Ninety percent of the people in the world are smart: they see trouble coming, and they duck and run. Ten percent are like you. Can't resist cleaning up the mess.

  • Jack: They blew up my cab with a bazooka? MacGyver: Two bazookas. But I can explain. Jack: Bazookas? You can explain bazookas? You cannot explain bazookas!

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Notes (1)

  • The German episode title is "Totgesagte leben länger", meaning "The Condemned Live Longer".

Trivia (2)

  • This episode contradicts "Jack of Lies" as far as how much MacGyver and Jack have kept in touch since high school. Here it seems that they meet very regularly.

  • The account of MacGyver and Pete's first meeting conflicts with the story presented in "Deathlock".