When a killer escapes from prison, MacGyver joins the search. But the escapee is not only a dangerous fugitive - he is a pawn to a much more brilliant mind still locked in prison, using the escapee to exact revenge on the female cop that put him away. Written by
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The episode is about a criminal counting on and playing with police Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to get what he wants. However, the writers made Lieutenant Murphy and the other detective both enter the warehouse. This would not have happened in real life: police SOP is that one stays in the car while the other goes in. See more
Lt Murphy. How's she...
[taps his head
Why don't we ask her?
[Murphy enters the ward, slowly, stops in front of Zito's cell, then lifts her eyes to stare at Zito
Police Lt. Kate Murphy
Murphy's going to be fine, Dr. Zito.
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