Sep. 28, 1996
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right


Early Edition Season 4 (1999-2000)

4x01 4 4x01 The Out-of-Towner
Gary meets a New Yorker who has been getting tomorrow's Daily News for the past six years but uses the paper to make money
Sep. 25, 1999
4x02 4 4x02 Duck Day Afternoon
In an effort to avoid spending time with his parents, Gary races off to save a group of ducks and draws the attention of inquisitive photographer Miguel Diaz. When Gary pleads with ...
Oct. 02, 1999
4x03 4 4x03 Take Me out to the Ballgame
Gary must protect a baseball pitcher and his restaurateur brother when Chuck inadvertently prevents the pitcher from making it to a history-making Chicago Cubs game.
Oct. 09, 1999
4x04 4 4x04 The Iceman Taketh
Gary and Detective Toni Brigatti go under cover as a high-society couple with the hope of catching a legendary jewel thief.
Oct. 16, 1999
4x05 4 4x05 Camera Shy
While covering the opening of a local pickle factory, Miguel winds up in the middle of one of Gary's saves, when he falls head first into a barrel of kosher dills. After Miguel's pickled ...
Oct. 23, 1999
4x06 4 4x06 Wild Card
While struggling to find a way to tell his boss that he's leaving McGinty's for good, Patrick thoroughly frustrates Gary by following him around all day and triggering a host of potential ...
Oct. 30, 1999
4x07 4 4x07 Fatal Edition (1)
When Frank Scanlon, a Chicago Sun Times columnist famous for his expos»s, meets Gary during one of his daily saves, Gary piques the interest of the reporter, who believes that the ...
Nov. 06, 1999
4x08 4 4x08 Fatal Edition (2)
Desperate to clear his name, Gary evades the police so he can find the real murderer of Chicago Sun Times reporter Frank Scanlon. When Gary's own investigation leads him to one of Scanlon's ...
Nov. 13, 1999
4x09 4 4x09 Weathergirl
Gary starts giving tomorrow's forecast to Rebecca Waters, the local TV weathergirl, when he becomes smitten with her. With Gary as her guide, Rebecca becomes renowned for her accurate ...
Nov. 20, 1999
4x10 4 4x10 Run, Gary, Run
Gary must race against the clock to save Marissa from being killed. He fails in his attempt, only to wake up to find that he's being given another chance to save his friend.
Dec. 18, 1999
4x11 4 4x11 Rose
Gary, along with private investigator Crumb, attempts to help Rose, a woman who claims to be suffering from amnesia.
Feb. 19, 2000
4x12 4 4x12 Snow Angels
While out in a snowstorm, 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 ...
Feb. 26, 2000
4x13 4 4x13 Gifted
After saving a tough-talking 13-year-old, Nikki, from a school bus accident, Gary learns that she also knows about accidents before they happen. While most would consider Nikki's clairvoyance ...
Mar. 04, 2000
4x14 4 4x14 Performance Anxiety
When another recipient of tomorrow's news stops receiving his paper, he steals Gary's.
Mar. 11, 2000
4x15 4 4x15 False Witness
Gary intervenes to help a juvenile delinquent, Joey Diaz, who happens to the brother of Miguel Diaz, the newspaper photographer who suspects Gary's mystical power.
Mar. 25, 2000
4x16 4 4x16 The Play's the Thing
Gary gets bit by the acting bug when he makes a routine save at a small theatre.
Apr. 08, 2000
4x17 4 4x17 Blind Faith
Gary temporarily loses his sight in an accident and must rely on instinct to rescue a 9-year-old.
Apr. 22, 2000
4x18 4 4x18 Occasionally Amber
Chuck Fishman returns to Chicago to announce that he's engaged. When it turns out that Amber, Chuck's fiancee, is a con woman who Gary knows is up to no good, he confronts her about ...
Apr. 29, 2000
4x19 4 4x19 Mel Schwartz, Bounty Hunter
Gary must keep rescuing an accountant who is determined to become a bounty hunter.
May. 06, 2000
4x20 4 4x20 Time
Gary finally learns why he was chosen to receive the paper and that there will be another recipient.
May. 13, 2000
4x21 4 4x21 Everybody Goes to Rick's
Gary travels through time to save the brother of a beautiful singer in the days of Chicago's St. Valentine's Day massacre.
May. 20, 2000
4x22 4 4x22 Luck o' the Irish
Gary tries to cheer up a poor Irish immigrant who traveled to the United States in search of a man, only to find he is already a husband and father.
May. 27, 2000
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Season 4 Characters

Gary Hobson played by Kyle Chandler
Marissa Clark played by Shanesia Davis
Miguel Diaz played by Luis Antonio Ramos
Patrick Quinn played by Billie Worley
Detective Paul Armstrong played by Michael Whaley
Lois Hobson played by Tess Harper
Police Detective Toni Brigatti played by Constance Marie
Cathy Ventano played by Shayna Ferm
Marion Zeke Crumb played by Ron Dean
P.I. played by Ron Dean
Chuck Fishman played by Fisher Stevens
Amber Lamonte played by Kimberley Davies
Cindy played by Julia Sobaski
Detective Savales played by Conor O'Farrell
Joseph 'The Weasel' Calumbrito played by Danny Woodburn
Larry played by Keith Kupferer
Receptionist played by Janelle Snow
Jake Arbuthnot played by Leland Crooke
M.E. played by Leland Crooke
Teddy played by Jack McBrayer
Doctor played by Andrew White
Lucas played by Rich Komenich
Office Worker played by Johnny Kostrey
Press Worker played by Johnny Kostrey
Waitress played by Cynthia Baker

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Season 4 Videos

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Season 4 Quotes

04x02 - Duck Day Afternoon Season 4 / Episode 2: - Duck Day Afternoon

Bernie Hobson: Men run with the wolves, they don't walk with the duckies!
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Season 4 Trivia

  • Episode 20 - This episode was intended as the series finale although a scheduling mix up caused it to be aired before "Everybody Goes to Rick's" and "Luck o' the Irish".
  • Episode 02 - In this episode we find out Gary's birthday is September 17
  • Episode 09 - Goof (boom mic visible): When Gary comes running in to the bar because he is not able to find the weather report in tomorrows newspaper the boom mike is clearly visible by the Heineken beer sign above the door.
  • Episode 22 - Last show of the series.
  • Episode 06 - Goof (revealing mistake): When Gary, Patrick, and the security guards climb and fall into boxes, the boxes are clearly either empty or filled with bags of Styrofoam, with no actual items to shipped.

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