Prisoner 9-1137 is discharged from prison with $2,000. A man waiting outside informs the killer that the target is camping and the trails are marked, but he has a couple of people with him. When the man asks why the killer wants to talk to the target first, the ex-convict ignores him and tosses him the $2,000...Read the full recap
Clips are from "Rock the Cradle," "Jack in the Box," "The Odd Triple," "Early Retirement," "Partners," "The Widowmaker," "Partners" again, and "The Negotiator."
Jack Dalton: So let me see if I've got this straight. The gravel we dredge up from the river gets filtered through this thingy.
MacGyver: "Sluice box."
Jack Dalton: Right. And the mud...
Jack Dalton: I am, Mac.
MacGyver: This is called "concentrate."
Jack Dalton: All right. Have it your way, Mr. Perfect.
Jack Dalton: You dream, you plan, you work, and you end up with a finger worth of dust. What about my fate?
MacGyver: I think your fate's just dealt you about $15 worth of gold a week.
Pete: Jack, you are always going to be disappointed because you always want to take short cuts.
Jack Dalton: I think of them as... calculated risks.
Pete: You mean miscalculated risks.
MacGyver: You know, this may come as a shock to you, Jack, but most people go out and work for a living, instead of dragging their friends from one disaster to another.
It starts raining just after
captures Pete, and rains heavily for several minutes. For the rest of the episode, the ground and everyone is completely dry.
* Building a sluice box to filter gold from gravel, using a bicycle to provide power for a filter made out of an old washing basin
* Telescoping fish rod to check a wallet for booby traps, then disarm a gunman