Slow Death

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (17)

  • Ms. Collins: I'm so sorry. Dr. Grant: Don't cluck over me, woman. I'm a cripple, you're black. Neither is a condition for sympathy.

  • Ms. Collins: I feel for that man. MacGyver: He has a right. But he's wrong.

  • Dr. Grant: What do you want out of life? Diana: To be… purposeful. To be useful. To be needed.

  • Dr. Grant: I took a step towards him, and I extended my arm. And then I said… something absolutely stupid like, "I think you'd better hand me that gun."

  • Dr. Grant: Sometimes the fingers hurt like hell. Diana: The fingers? Dr. Grant: Mmm. It's ghost pain. It's a phenomena of amputation; the body remembers what's no longer there.

  • Ms. Collins: How come you're not scared? MacGyver: Well, you know that old saying: "Lord, give me the strength to deal with what I can and endure what I can't?" Well, I'm enduring. Ms. Collins: MacGyver, you know, in a weird way, you're a comfort.

  • MacGyver: (to his fellow passengers) We're not gonna lie to each other: it'll be a good week before anybody starts to worry about us. So all we have to count on is us. But that's alright. We'll make it.

  • MacGyver: One of the interesting things about the local moonshine is it tastes a lot like kerosene - and it burns even better.

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Notes (2)

  • This is the first of Alan Fudge's two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season two's "Dalton, Jack of Spies".

  • The German episode title is "Halt auf freier Strecke", meaning "Stopped Between Stations". The French episode title is "Juste vengeance", meaning "Just Vengeance".

Trivia (1)

  • The bartender during the sequence where MacGyver talks with a one-armed doctor switches sides of the bar between camera angles.