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Episode Guide

    • The Choice
      The Choice
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Gary is faced with a difficult decision: stop a plane from crashing or save a little girl.
    • Fate
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      A homeless man plummets to his death while Gary tries to save him. Gary is rattled by his inability to prevent the tragedy and questions his involvement with the paper. When Gary refuses to prevent the next day's bad news, he winds up being forced to confront his own fate when he reads his obituary in the paper and must figure out what he's done wrong so that he can save his life.moreless
    • Fatal Edition (2)
      Fatal Edition (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      Gary is on the run from the police after the murder of Frank Scanlon. Gary learns that at the time of Scanlon's death, the reporter was about to break a story on a murder-for-hire ring. With the help of Chicago Sun-Times photographer Miguel Diaz, Gary attempts to clear his name. Meanwhile, Detective Brigatti uncovers some evidence of her own, which proves Gary's innocence and implicates someone with whom she works closely in the department.moreless
    • Time
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      Gary finds out why he was chosen to receive the paper.
    • Fatal Edition (1)
      Fatal Edition (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      Gary becomes a fugitive while attempting to save Frank Scanlon, a Chicago Sun-Times columnist.
    • Run, Gary, Run
      Run, Gary, Run
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      When Gary ignores Marissa's repeated requests to help her manage the workload at McGinty's, the paper plays a dangerous trick on him: he reads that his friend will be struck and killed by a car. Gary finds himself in a daily replay of the same 24 hours. Unable to save Marissa the first time around, he awakens to find history repeating itself -- twice. Failing to prevent the accident a second time, Gary is given one more chance to learn from his mistakes so he can save Marissa's life.moreless
    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      After being kicked out of his house by his wife, Gary Hobson is forced to move into a hotel room. It's a regular Monday morning, apart from a mysterious newspaper that is delivered to his door by an even more mysterious Orange cat. At first Gary doesn't pay much attention to the newspaper, but after a while he realises that it isn't a regular newspaper, it's tomorrow's newspaper.moreless
    • Just one of Those Things
      Just one of Those Things
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      Gary decides to tell Erica about the paper but she does not believe him because unfortunately, Patrick, who is looking for an apartment, accidentally takes Gary's paper.
    • The Wall (1)
      The Wall (1)
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      The paper reveals that the U.S. president will be murdered during his upcoming visit to Chicago - by Gary.
    • The Wall (2)
      The Wall (2)
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Whilst evading the Secret Service, Gary attempts to prevent the presidential assassination.
    • Snow Angels
      Snow Angels
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      While out in the snow, Gary encounters two men, Earl Camby, a reformed criminal who now devotes his life to helping those less fortunate than himself, and Cliff Mourning, a sleazy motel operator. As Gary tries to save Earl's life when a building collapses on him, he reads that Cliff is going to succumb to a heart attack. Torn between leaving Earl alone to die while he saves an ungrateful human being, Gary contemplates a decision that could ultimately tie the two men's lives together.moreless
    • Deadline
      Season 3 - Episode 8

      Gary tries to clear the name of an innocent man on death row hours before his execution. Lucious Snow had failed to stop the murder, but left Gary some clues.

    • Faith
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      Gary is hospitalised after being run over by a car. At the hospital, Gary meets a young girl named Rachel who is in need of a heart. Gary faces a moral dilemma when he learns that he could save Rachel's life by missing a save.
    • Everybody Goes to Rick's
      Everybody Goes to Rick's
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      Gary travels back in time to 1929, and is the proprietor of a speakeasy at the location where McGinty's is currently located. Gary must try to prevent the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
    • Where or When
      Where or When
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      After Gary is injured in a fall, he becomes housebound while his broken leg heals. In a "Rear Window" style plot, he watches people in the apartment building across the street and is attracted to a new neighbour who seem to have been the victim of a murder almost 50 years ago.moreless
    • Performance Anxiety
      Performance Anxiety
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      Gary's paper is stolen by Clams, the former recipient of tomorrow's New York paper.
    • Halloween
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Gary is abducted by two witches that he saved from a fire. The witches believe that Gary is a warlock, and that Gary can help them free their sister who has been locked up for close to 200 years.
    • Gifted
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      After preventing Nikki from being injured in a school bus accident, Gary meets the tough-talking 13-year-old and learns that she also knew about the accidents before they almost happened.
    • Blowing Up is Hard to Do
      Blowing Up is Hard to Do
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      Gary saves a woman - Detective Armstrong's wife - from drowning at a gym. The Armstrongs invite Gary and Erica to dinner at their house; Det. Armstrong, however, is suspicious about Gary saving his wife, and accuses him of trying to kill her. Later, Erica decides to end her relationship with Gary, and Gary must prevent two buildings from being blown up.moreless
    • The Out-of-Towner
      The Out-of-Towner
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Gary meets a man, Sam Cooper, that also receives tomorrow's paper (the New York Daily). However, unlike Gary, Sam hires others to complete the rescues and uses the paper's knowledge to make money.
    • The Paper
      The Paper
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Curious as to the origins of the paper, Gary investigates at the Chicago Sun-Times office building.
    • Home
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Gary's hotel room burns in an electrical fire. While wondering where he is going to live, Gary also finds out that a greedy businessman wants to purchase McGinty's and an orphanage in order to demolish them and build a parking lot. Gary and Chuck must save McGinty's and the orphanage, and Gary must find a new place to live.moreless
    • Nest Egg
      Nest Egg
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      To his surprise, Gary runs into his mother in the middle of Chicago. Later he shadows her and sees her drinking champagne with a strange man. Gary first suspects an affair, but learns that the stranger has tricked her into investing in a fictive company.
    • A Minor Miracle
      A Minor Miracle
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Gary's search for a missing child makes him a suspect. When the police won't listen to him, he goes into the flooding underground sewer to try to rescue the little girl before it's too late.
    • Second Sight
      Second Sight
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      Marissa sees a vision and believes that her sight is returning. Chuck witnesses a mob murder, and is in trouble. Gary, Chuck and Crumb are taken hostage, and Marissa must save them.
    • The Quality of Mercy
      The Quality of Mercy
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      The paper sends Gary to save a man, John Hernandez, from being killed in a road accident. Following that, the paper states that Hernandez is going to kill Rachel Stone, the prosecutor who sent him to prison.
    • Don't Walk Away, Renee
      Don't Walk Away, Renee
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Gary helps Renee, a woman who is being targeted by thieves.
    • In Gary We Trust
      In Gary We Trust
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      Gary is in danger after preventing a spa worker from being shot in the sauna. It turns out that the people who were going to kill him are mobsters and the spa worker is actually an FBI agent working on a case to bring the mobsters down.
    • Angels and Devils
      Angels and Devils
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Gary and Chuck become involved with a basketball program at a local church for inner city youth, where they meet a young nun named Sister Mary. Gary helps stop Sister Mary from abandoning her call after a young man involved with the basketball program is killed during a convenience store holdup, which Gary fails to stop.moreless
    • Occasionally Amber
      Occasionally Amber
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      When Chuck returns to Chicago to get married, Gary recognizes Chuck's bride as Amber, a jewel thief. She is now calling herself Jade. Gary confides in Marissa who tells him that he must inform Chuck. Later, Gary confronts Jade, who tells him that she truly loves Chuck and that she is really Jade. He decides not to tell Chuck what he knows. However, the next morning's paper says that a large diamond will be stolen from an auction.moreless
    • Redfellas
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      The newspaper arrives with an article written in Russian. Gary saves a cab driver, in a seemingly unrelated article written in English. The cab driver is able to read the Russian article to Gary. Gary then must save a beautiful Russian violinist from being murdered and brings her together with her long lost father.moreless
    • Funny Valentine
      Funny Valentine
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      While in town to discuss a major deal with the Chicago Cubs, star ball player Andy Miller escapes serious harm when Gary saves him from being severely injured in a freak accident. Andy does bruise his shoulder during the incident, however, and Gary takes him to the hospital where Andy winds up falling in love with his physician, Dr. Suzy Pietro. Andy decides to accept the Cubs lucrative offer so he can stay in Chicago and be with Suzy. Unfortunately, Andy's agent doesn't want him to sign with the team and he soon learns that Suzy is contemplating a marriage proposal from another man.moreless
    • After Midnight
      After Midnight
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      The paper reveals that a baby will be abandoned, and Chuck uses the paper to get a date with an attractive woman he shared a taxi with.
    • Wild Card
      Wild Card
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      While struggling to find a way to tell his boss that he's leaving McGinty's for good, Patrick frustrates Gary by following him around all day and triggering a host of potential disasters. When Patrick's actions culminate in an explosion at a Halloween rave party, Gary instructs him not to move a muscle - a directive that backfires when Patrick attempts to help and winds up in a life-threatening situation.moreless
    • Jenny Sloane
      Jenny Sloane
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Gary must help a young boy who is ill with leukaemia, but is refusing treatment. Gary wants him to meet Jenny Sloane, Chicago's sweetheart who is ill with cancer. A Chicago Sun-Times columnist writes a column about Jenny Sloane.
    • The Cat
      The Cat
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      Gary strikes up a friendship with a veterinarian's mother after the cat falls ill.
    • Dad
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      Gary's father, Bernie, temporarily moves in with his son after his wife kicks him out. After learning about the paper, and enjoying helping others, Bernie decides to stay permanently.
    • Camera Shy
      Camera Shy
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      Gary unintentionally causes Miguel Diaz to lose two jobs. But, when Miguel photographs a criminal thought to be dead, he believes that he has a chance at getting his job back at the Chicago Sun-Times. Things, however, don't go as planned and Gary must rescue Miguel.
    • Blind Faith
      Blind Faith
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      Gary loses his sight while trying to prevent three teens from being blown up by an old cannon ball. While at the hospital, Gary meets a young kid named Nate Calvin, whose mother is ill. The next day, without being able to see, Gary must save Nate Calvin, who is trapped in an abandoned building.moreless
    • Gun
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      The paper reveals that a young boy will shoot his older brother. However, Gary's actions lead to unintended consequences: the children's mother will be murdered by her abusive ex.
    • Love is Blind
      Love is Blind
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      Gary attempts to stop the murder of a college professor. The professor, however, suspects that Gary is stalking her.
    • Home Groan
      Home Groan
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      While Gary is able to prevent a robbery attempt by the dangerous criminals, he is unable to convince the local sheriff that the convicts are hiding out in his little town. It turns out that Joe is an envious old high-school classmate of Gary's who decides to throw him in jail for causing a raucous. While behind bars, Gary reads in the paper that his mother will be killed by the convicts. When he's unable to convince Joe to stop by his parents house to prevent the impending tragedy, Gary's dad, Bernie, comes to his rescue and they both rush to save Gary's mother.moreless
    • Crumb Again
      Crumb Again
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      Crumb is about to publish his memoirs of being a detective in Chicago, when he becomes the target of someone who doesn't want the book to come out. Gary and Crumb then narrowly escape a drive-by shooting, and Federal Agent Brigatti, who recently transferred to the Chicago detective squad, takes on the case and attempts to track down Crumb's potential killer.moreless
    • Psychic
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      Gary partners with a psychic, who he believes to be phony, to save a young child who has been kidnapped.
    • Hot Time in the Old Town
      Hot Time in the Old Town
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      Gary reads in the paper that a pylon at a construction site drops and knocks over a nearby building, killing thousands. Gary tries to prevent the disaster from happening only to get knocked out, and wakes up two days before the Great Chicago Fire. He meets Morris, who looks like Chuck. He also meets Jesse, a young boy who is the brother of a woman, Elanor, who is a singer at a saloon, and looks exactly like Marissa, and is a victim of racism. Gary must help Jesse and Elanor, and try to stop the fire too.moreless
    • The Iceman Taketh
      The Iceman Taketh
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      The paper states that a ship sailing on Lake Michigan is going to explode. Gary teams up with Det. Brigatti to catch a jewel thief, while also searching for the gas leak that will cause the ship to explode.
    • The Last Untouchable
      The Last Untouchable
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      An old ex-cop with an outdated driver's license starts his car and Gary crawls on it to stop him driving. Two Italian tourists are robbed by fake taxi drivers. The tourists charm Erica to show them old Chicago buildings, and Capone's last living major gang member is released from prison.
    • False Witness
      False Witness
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      Gary is placed in a difficult situation when Miguel's brother, Joey, steals a car. However, Gary's decision - to deny knowing Joey - ultimately leads to a life-threatening situation.
    • Saint Nick
      Saint Nick
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      Erica reunites with a childhood friend, Nick Sterling, who seems to be the perfect guy. Gary is jealous of their relationship and reads in the paper that Nick will propose to Erica. Gary also learns that the hospital Nick recently completed construction on is going to catch fire at the opening party.moreless
    • Duck Day Afternoon
      Duck Day Afternoon
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      In an effort to avoid spending time with his parents, who've decided to move in with him as their town was ravaged by a storm, Gary races off to save a group of ducks and draws the attention of inquisitiveChicago Sun-Times photojournalist, Miguel Diaz. When Gary pleads with Miguel not to run the photo he took of him - so his parents won't find out that he's intentionally ducking them - the photographer becomes more curious. He realises that Gary's name keeps popping up in connection with many rescues.moreless
    • Romancing the Throne
      Romancing the Throne
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Gary must deal with a stowaway princess who hid in his backseat.
    • Blackout
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      During a blackout in Chicago, Marissa attempts to save two trapped teenagers.
    • Teen Angels
      Teen Angels
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      Gary is mistaken for a substitute teacher while attempting to stop a high school shooting.
    • Luck o' the Irish
      Luck o' the Irish
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      A young Irish woman loses her chance at a million dollar lottery when Gary swipes her dollar that she was going to buy the winning ticket with.
    • Collision
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      Chuck has left McGinty's in financial chaos and Marissa announces for a pub manager in the paper without telling Gary who has hands full with the choice of preventing a major car crash or saving an 8-year-old.
    • Baby
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Chuck delivers twins in an elevator during a power blackout. Gary, meanwhile, searches for a mysterious blonde woman.
    • The Wrong Man
      The Wrong Man
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Gary learns that his ex-wife, Marcia, is remarrying. However, Gary is none too pleased to learn Marcia is marrying his old boss, Phil Pritchard. Later, the newspaper reveals that Pritchard is going to be murdered.
    • The Jury
      The Jury
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      Gary is chosen to serve as a juror in the trial of a man accused of stealing money from his company. After reading the paper, Gary learns that the man will hang himself in prison.
    • The Return of Crumb
      The Return of Crumb
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Gary has to keep an honest cop, Detective Crumb, from being arrested due to a blackmailed investigation.
    • Mum's the Word
      Mum's the Word
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Gary works to prevent multiple disasters at a museum exhibition.
    • Slippity-Doo-Dah
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      Gary catches a snake that was going to bite a bingo player who faints and knocks her head. However, she's incapable of her next doings: babysitting Henry. Gary takes over, but Marissa warns him that he can't handle both the paper and Henry. While babysitting for Henry, Gary's intervention with one accident sets off a chain reaction of accidents.moreless
    • Take Me out to the Ballgame
      Take Me out to the Ballgame
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      Chuck visits Gary and convinces his friend to accompany him to a history-making baseball game. However, Chuck inadvertently changes the course of the day's events by taking a cab meant for a ballplayer that would have pitched a no-hitter.
    • Hoops (a.k.a. Hoop Dreams)
      Hoops (a.k.a. Hoop Dreams)
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The paper reveals that a promising high school basketball star—who has a life-threatening heart condition—will die.
    • The Play's the Thing
      The Play's the Thing
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      Gary joins an amateur acting troupe. Later, Gary learns that the theatre will be burned down by an arsonist.
    • March in Time
      March in Time
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      After learning that a leader of a racist movement will be assassinated during a march, Gary begins to debate whether he should save his life or let him die. Marissa manages to convince him to save him, but the dilemma is further compromised when the leader's comrades attack and vandalize McGinty's. Now Gary has to stop the sniper from killing the leader of the movement. The situation is further complicated when the leader's son befriends a young African-American kid.moreless
    • Walk, Don't Run
      Walk, Don't Run
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Gary tries to use his nomination to a public job to get a light put at a dangerous crossroad.
    • The Medal
      The Medal
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Gary must help a Vietnam vet who has the Congressional Medal of Honor when a ceremony in his honor triggers feelings of guilt because of a mistake he made in Vietnam.
    • Phantom at the Opera
      Phantom at the Opera
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      Gary becomes romantically attached to a woman he saved. However, Gary faces a tough decision when he learns that she will reunite with an old flame.
    • Lt. Hobson, USN
      Lt. Hobson, USN
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      To stop an explosion, Gary poses as a Navy Lieutenant, but before he can get off the base, he attracts the attention of an admiral who wants Gary to take his daughter to a dance. However, things don't go as planned and Gary ends up imprisoned in a Naval Jail. Worse yet, Gary receives the paper while in jail and learns that McGinty's is going to blow up.moreless
    • Play It Again Sammo
      Play It Again Sammo
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      Together with Sammo Law, Gary works to recover a priceless Chinese helmet, and also protect a thief and his niece from being murdered.
    • Rose
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      Although Crumb cautions Gary that Rose may appear sweet and innocent but is probably trouble, Gary ignores his warning, even when evidence surfaces that she has a criminal record. When he believes her explanation that an old boyfriend is after her, Gary agrees to loan Rose $25,000 to get rid of him and is stunned when she suddenly runs off with his money.moreless
    • Mel Schwartz, Bounty Hunter
      Mel Schwartz, Bounty Hunter
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      Gary runs into a robber who strips him of everything. Gary recognizes him the next day and starts to pursue him but so does a bald car driver named Mel.
    • Up, Chuck
      Up, Chuck
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      A surprise visit from Chuck makes Gary suspect an ulterior motive.
    • Weathergirl
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      With Gary as her guide, Rebecca becomes renowned for her accurate forecasts, until the paper shows up at his doorstep one morning without a trace of the next day's weather.
    • Frostbit
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      It's 20 below zero in Chicago, but Gary still has to rescue people around the city. However, when Gary becomes stranded during a save, it's up to Chuck to save him.
    • Show Me the Monet
      Show Me the Monet
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Gary learns that a British person who assisted him with a mission is actually a forger with many enemies.
    • Pinch Hitters
      Pinch Hitters
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      Gary tries to prevent an accident involving a rare monkey, but he gets bitten by the animal and is forced into quarantine until it can be determined whether or not he has contracted a rare disease. In the meantime, Gary enlists Marissa's help in preventing the elderly man from being injured in a variety of dangerous mishaps. With the help of her new boyfriend, Emmet, she attempts to save the man.moreless
    • A Bris is Just a Bris
      A Bris is Just a Bris
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Gary comes between his cook and an accident-prone librarian. Chuck turns truthful while dating a Rabbi.
    • Number One with a Bullet
      Number One with a Bullet
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      Marissa's old friend, Julius aka C-Roc, is in town for a CD signing and Gary has to prevent him from being killed.
    • Bat Masterson
      Bat Masterson
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Gary meets an ex-cop who took the identity of—and believes himself to be—Bat Masterson.
    • The Fourth Carpathian
      The Fourth Carpathian
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      Gary's parents receive the paper when Gary is trapped in an abandoned theatre trying to save a monkey. Gary's parents and Crumb accidentally bring together a family of Letonian trapeze artists in Chicago.
    • Christmas
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Gary seeks Detective Crumb's help in stopping a bomb that will kill 20 ice skaters. Meanwhile, Chuck—who's been arrested—plots a jailbreak with a man who believes he's Santa.
    • A Regular Joe
      A Regular Joe
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Gary is stressed out, and just wants a regular life. He is having recurring dreams about a psychiatrist, who encourages him to take Sundays off from the paper. Gary decides to take that advice. However, he finds out that he needs to convince a famous quarterback to stop playing in order to avoid a serious injury.moreless
    • Thief Swipes Mayor's Dog
      Thief Swipes Mayor's Dog
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Gary attempts to stop the mayor's dog from being kidnapped.
    • Downsized
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Gary and Chuck must stop an old friend of theirs from their former job from having a fatal plastic surgery to impress his girlfriend and enhance his career.
    • A Horse Is a Horse
      A Horse Is a Horse
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      After Henry witnesses Gary rescue a clown from a falling bucket, nothing can stop the child from finding out about the paper. However, Henry misuses the information contained within the paper, but things get worse when Henry's father sees his child's "gift" as a way to make a quick buck.
    • The Wedding
      The Wedding
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      McGinty's is asked to cater the wedding of Gary's ex-girlfriend, his high school sweetheart. Her romantic feelings are still somewhat directed at Gary, and what's worse, her father has been under police's witness protection for three weeks and the paper warns of criminal and violent actions at the wedding.
    • Two to Tangle
      Two to Tangle
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      A couple are fighting with each other over their lingerie company, and Henry befriends their daughter. Gary rushes to save Henry and the couple's daughter from carbon monoxide poisoning.
    • Mob Wife
      Mob Wife
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Gary and Chuck get mistakenly involved with the mob after they save a gangster's ex-fiancée from being shot.
    • His Girl Thursday
      His Girl Thursday
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Gary saves a family of 11 from a tornado. Later, after Meredith re-enters Gary's life, she and Chuck use Gary's paper for personal gain.