MacGyver: [to Nikki as Murdoc has a flamethrower aimed at them] That's Murdoc. He's not your normal professional killer.
Ellard: I know what he's going through; I was on a destroyer went in the battle of Midway; lost some good buddies. Well, ya put them to bed but you never forget 'em. You know what I mean?
MacGyver: [voice-over narration] What are you doing up here, he asked himself. Don't you remember you hate heights. Or is it that heights hate you? I could never figure out which was which. But either way, I was determined that today I was gonna overcome it all. I had a sizable rock face called the Widowmaker to climb and an expert to show me how to do it. Wishful thinking.
[loses grip, slides down and hangs from a rope]
MacGyver: There's an old climber's saying. It's not the fall that kills you. It's the sudden stop.