Season 4 Episode 17

Easy Target

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM May 01, 1989 on ABC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Jonathan: First a witness, now a hostage. You are a very able man, Mr. Thornton.

    • Pete: Listen, that man was skiing like he owned the whole darn mountain.
      MacGyver: Pete! That man does own "the whole darn mountain."
      Pete: Well, that's still no excuse for him to swing on me.

    • Lt. Col Chambers: Do you realize you've just destroyed a multi-million dollar piece of top-secret military hardware?
      MacGyver: Sorry.

    • MacGyver: It's occurred to me that some friendships are like a good game of hockey. The right balance of teamwork and smooth skating generally adds up to a winning combination.

  • Notes

    • The German episode title is "Gelähmte Stadt", meaning "Paralyzed City". The French episode title is "Ondes de choc", meaning "Shock Waves". The Italian episode title is "Minaccia sulla città", meaning "Threat on the City".

    • This is the final time the device of MacGyver's narration is employed.

  • Allusions