Oscar and Rudy are performing a test on Barney Hiller to see if his bionic power can be turned on and off again when needed. A concerned Steve Austin proposes to keep an eye on Barney for the full 48 hours he has possession of his full strength. After competing in a car race, Barney loses control, panics and turns to a former O.S.I scientist who wants to use him for criminal purposes. Written by
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The vault door never moves when Barney is supposedly forcing it open, yet the sounds of creaking tearing breaking metal are heard. Then in the later shot of the open safe door, the locking-pins are not bent or broken the way they would be if the door had been forcibly wrenched open. Obviously just an undamaged vault door that's been opened normally by someone who knew the combination. See more
Look, Mr. Burstyn, if everything else in my life goes down the tubes... you'd still be wasting your time.
My dear friend...
I'm not your dear friend. You're lucky I didn't report you to Oscar Goldman the first time you called me.
Yes, I suppose I am. The fact is you didn't tell Goldman. And another fact is: at this moment you're bionically activated and will be for 48 hours...