The Assassin

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (9)

  • Pete: Each time a different face, name, ID. MacGyver: Guy sounds kind of nervous.

  • MacGyver: I was told you were coming, and problems are my specialty. Piedra: That's funny. Mine too.

  • MacGyver: What took you so long? Pete: Well, I wanted to see who was gonna win. MacGyver: I had him right where I wanted him.

  • Terry: What scares me is, I almost killed you. MacGyver: Nah, Terry, if you were that kind of person, you'd have pulled the trigger on me. Terry: No, you don't understand. I wanted to hear him beg. I wanted to watch his face as he died.

  • Terry: Don't you trust me? MacGyver: I don't trust anybody.

  • MacGyver: Name's MacGyver. I'm on a government assignment taking Piedra's place, he's in custody. Terry, think about it for a second. If I was Piedra, you'd be dead by now wouldn't ya? Piedra is in a cell, believe me he's gone. All wrapped up and stashed away some place, he's history. It's over.

  • MacGyver: We all are going to die. The trick is not to rush it.

  • Pete: You all right?
    MacGyver: Yeah.
    Pete: What happened?
    MacGyver: The wages of sin, I think.

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Notes (1)

  • The German episode title is "Ein Killer mit tausend Gesichtern", meaning "Killer with a Thousand Faces". The Finnish episode title is "Nunnia ja konnia", meaning "Nuns and Villains". The French episode title is "Assassin sous contrat", meaning "Assassin Under Contract".

Trivia (1)

  • When MacGyver drives away from the cemetery, he puts his sunglasses on as the car starts. Then, his glasses are gone, and he puts them on a second time.