MacGyver returns home from a vacation with Maria Romburg. She tells him she's been offered a position with the university that will offer her plenty of free time. She wants to be together with MacGyver all the time but MacGyver starts suggesting she'd be better off staying with the Phoenix Foundation. When Maria suggests she wants to be together with him as a family in a full-time committed relationship, MacGyver admits it's not an easy thing for him to talk about. He invites her in to talk about their relationship only to find Lt. Kate Murphy, dressed as a prostitute for undercover work. As they introduce themselves, a girl from the Challengers Club, Jenny, comes downstairs wearing nothing but MacGyver's hockey shirt. Kate explains that the Club is out of beds and she brought Jenny along in the hopes she could stay with MacGyver. MacGyver reluctantly agrees...Read the full recap
Maria Romburg: Are all American men so frightened of emotion, or is it they are frightened of women?
MacGyver: Come on! What are you talking about, all American men?
Maria Romburg: Okay, some American men. Like cowboys were faithful to their horse, but not with a women.
Lieutenant Kate Murphy: Like marriage would be a prison sentence.
Jenny: Marriage? They get seriously disturbed when using dirty words. Like "love."
Kid Curry: Who is this MacGyver?
News: He's got a spread outside of Serenity. Word is he don't wear a gun.
Sundance: Is he gutless or simple-minded?
Tansey: I've heard of him. Kinda invents things to get himself out of trouble.
Kid Curry: Well, I don't think he can invent a way to stop bullet.
Tansey: He sure did invent a way to steal your woman.
Maria Romburg: This is enough nonsense.
Dr. Destiny: Please, I apologize. I can only say what I sense. Which, heh, may indeed be nonsense.
Kid Curry: You owe me, Kate. Who kept you fed and cleaned, put shoes on your feet?
Kate Murphy: You could be talking about your horse.
Kid Curry: No. No, a horse would learn from a whipping.
Billy the Kid: Say, why don't you come here and give me a kiss?
Jenny: Keep your hands off me.
Billy the Kid: Wait a minute, I'm Billy the Kid!
Jenny: Then it's time you grew up.
* A belt buckle to cut a rope
* A branding iron to cut a rope
* The barrel of a rifle as a blowgun to shoot a rock to distract a guard
* A branding iron slipped through a wooden door to lift the bar and unlock it
* Pine cones soaked in alcohol and poured down a chimney to create gunshot noises