The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

Season 1 Episode 27

High Treason (2)

Aired Friday 8:00 PM May 20, 1994 on FOX



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Pete Hutter: When fleeing, I suggest you follow the fly to the fleet that knows how to flee the fastest -- and that would be me.

    • President: Gentlemen, how can I thank you?
      Brisco: Well, sir, you could start with a Presidential Pardon.
      Bowler: How about a raise?
      Brisco: Bowler!
      Bowler: What?
      President: (laughing) That's very funny, Mr. Bowler: a raise. Very funny indeed!
      Bowler: What's funny about it?

    • Pete: I scoff at your moronic interpretation of hoosegow architecture!

  • Notes

    • In one in-joke scene, Bradshaw and his fellow football players, playing bounty hunters, chase Brisco through a street filled with obstacles that bear a suspicious resemblence to a football training field.

    • March's gang of bounty hunters are all played by football players: appropriately enough since March is played by football legend Terry Bradshaw.

  • Allusions

    • Marsh: Falco, I read your book.
      Marsh makes one of several allusions to lines spoken by George C. Scott in the movie Patton (1970).

    • Pete: Rumors of my demise by performation have been greatly exaggerated.
      Pete Hutter alludes to Mark Twain's "The report of my death was an exaggeration." from 1897.

    • Dueling air guitars
      Pete and Viva pass the time in their cell acting out the famous "Dueling Banjos" song from Deliverance (1972)

    • Brisco: A lead zeppelin. Might just be your stairway to heaven!
      A reference to the band Led Zeppelin, and to the band's best-known song.