Runners

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (8)

  • Pete: Boy, you don't know how glad I am to see you. MacGyver: Gee, thanks. You know how much I love conventions.

  • MacGyver: Who made this mess? Pete: Why? Is it terrible? (MacGyver holds up the mess he's made) Well, I tried to fix it myself. I was desperate.

  • Pete: You believe that? She can't be more than 16. MacGyver: Yeah. Going on 40.

  • Jennifer: Look, I'm just doing this for my boyfriend. MacGyver: Yeah, right. Jennifer: He needs the money to get new mags for his car. MacGyver: It sounds like he loves his car. Jennifer: He loves me. Sometimes you love somebody, you do things you wouldn't normally do. MacGyver: That's not a boyfriend, that's a pimp.

  • Bag Lady: Back off, or I mace the face! MacGyver: That's not mace. That's hairspray. Bag Lady: Whatever.

  • MacGyver: How you fixed for cash? Bag Lady: Fine. I'm the heir to the Rockefeller fortune. MacGyver: Ah, well, then I guess you wouldn't be interested in an extra... $20? Bag Lady: Well... MacGyver: In case the inheritance doesn't come in right away.

  • Jennifer: Hi. Pete: Hi, there. Jennifer: You want a date? Pete: "A date?" Jennifer: Sure, let's go for it.

  • Jennifer: I know about people who live on houseboats. They like to drift around.

Notes (2)

  • The episode ends with Richard Dean Anderson doing a voiceover promotion for the National Runaway Switchboard.

  • The German episode title is "Schuldgef├╝hle", and the Italian episode title is "Sensi di colpa", both meaning "Guilty Feelings". The Finnish episode title is "Siipirikko", meaning "Crippled". The French episode title is "La fugitive".

Trivia (1)

  • MacGyver as a youth has his hair parted on the opposite site from where it should be.