At the end of Lucious' letter to Gary he tells Gary to live his life which is what was on the note Gary found at the end of the episode. The Paper which is where he learned about Lucious.
Nitpick: When Lucious Snow gave the knife to Gary, it did not have the keychain attached to it.
Tom Laughlin and Jerome Young who play the bikers fighting in the bar are also known as New Jack and Tommy Dreamer of ECW Wrestling. Dreamer is the one wearing the ECW T-Shirt.
Trivia: Marissa's new guide dog is named Riley.
Goof: During the third replay (when Gary actually saves Marissa), he is wearing his Reeboks. However, when he enters the cab, he is shown wearing his boots (which he used during his first two tries, when he was dreaming).
Nitpick: Frank Scanlon is murdered in Cicero, IL; a separate town from Chicago. However, the Chicago police respond to the murder, even though it is out of their jurisdiction.
Trivia: The episode ends with the following message: "Patrick Quinn can be reached at the George Washington Elementary School in Bend, Oregon."
Only episode that Armstrong's wife appears in.
Nitpick: In "Funny Valentine", Emmett says he's going to law school at night. However, in "Pinch Hitters", he appears to be going to law school during the day.
Goof: The "Lost Chicago" book had the caption "Lucious Snow" under his picture in this episode. That caption was not in the book when it was shown during season one.
Goof: In this episode, Lucious Snow's grave states that he died in 1995. However, according to "The Paper", he died on 28 September 1996, when the series began, and when Gary started receiving the paper.
The scene with the janitor was a direct life from the season one finale Love is Blind.
Goof: In this episode, Marissa said that she was blind from birth. However, in many other episodes, such as "Blind Faith", Marissa was not blind from birth, but became blind when she was very young.
Goof: In the museum Marty had the gun and left with it and the painting, but after his arrest it showed up in the van.
Goof: At the museum when Gary and Clive were switching pictures, Clive was wearing gloves, but Gary wasn't. But when they were in the van after it was Gary wearing the gloves and Clive wasn't.
Under the heading "Thief mauled by guard dog. Arested." To the left of Clive's picture is his story. To the right of his picture, second paragraph is the story from the episode "The Wedding".
Nitpick: $120 is expensive for a college application fee. College application fees are usually around $50, even at an elite school.
Goof: In "Psychic", Chuck signs Gary up for a cell phone to get free HBO. But in this episode he reveals that he bribed a cable guy years ago to get free HBO.
Nitpick: On the second block, in the scene where Chuck and Marissa are in Gary's hospital room, the microphone's shadow can be seen against the blue wall behind them.
If you look closely at the headline for the widow leaping to her death, the story starts out "It took 7 years for this romance to have a happy ending." it is actually the story about the woman Gary is supposed to be meeting for dinner.