The Outsiders

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Quotes (12)

  • Elizabeth: Which one is it? MacGyver: The long cylindrical one there. Elizabeth: Is this it? MacGyver: Yep. It's perfect. We'll make a greasy monkey out of you yet. Elizabeth: "Grease monkey"? MacGyver: Grease monkey. It's a joke. (the Amish stare) A very small, bad joke.

  • Wrightman: I don't quite know what to say. The man who destroyed your derrick is in jail. I'll pay for the damage. John: First you pay me for land that I do not wish to sell. Now you want to pay me for a drilling derrick which you're going to tear down anyway. I do not understand you, sir, and I do not want your money.

  • Wrightman: Have you ever done anything like this before? MacGyver: Do you want the truth? Wrightman: No.

  • Christy: Are you scared? Jacob: No. Christy: So am I.

  • Wrightman: What do you know about this? Stevens: What, you gonna listen to him?! Wrightman: You and me are the only ones with a key to that shack.

  • Stevens: You got no proof we had anything to do with it. Half the town wants those Amish out of there. MacGyver: Yeah, well, half the town doesn't have access to dynamite.

  • Elizabeth: He will be one of us again‚Ķ someday. MacGyver: How long does that take? Elizabeth: A year. Perhaps two. MacGyver: That's an awful long time to be alone. Must be kinda tough on his family. Elizabeth: It is. William is my brother.

  • Elizabeth: He is hard on the outside, but he has a good heart. MacGyver: He kind of reminds me of Mr. Simpson. . . . Ah, it's a teacher I had in the third grade. He kept makin' me stand in the corner. Elizabeth: And did you deserve this? MacGyver: Most of the time.

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Notes (6)

  • This is the first of Kaj-Erik Eriksen's two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season six's "The Visitor".

  • This is the first of Garry Davey's two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season five's "Live and Learn".

  • This is the first of Deryl Hayes' two, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season five's "Live and Learn".

  • This is the second of Allan Lysell's four, unrelated appearances on MacGyver. He can also be seen in season three's "The Spoilers", season five's "Cease Fire", and season six's "Bitter Harvest".

  • Though credited, Dana Elcar does not appear in this episode.

  • The German episode title is "Neue Wege", meaning "New Ways". The Finnish episode title is "Ulkopuoliset", meaning "On the Outside". The French episode title is "Les √©trangers", meaning "The Foreigners". The Italian episode title is "La terra degli Amish", meaning "Land of the Amish".

Trivia (1)

  • MacGyver crashes a Jeep with square headlights, but afterwards it suddenly has round headlights.