TV Series 1996. Created by Ian Abrams, Patrick Q. Page, Vik Rubenfeld. Starring Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis-Williams, Fisher Stevens, Kristy Swanson, Billie Worley.
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BOGUS BUSINESS BUREAU
1Apple Cart BBBSportsRacehorses

Apple Cart
Racehorse in the 6th race that Gary bets on to test out his future newspaper.



2Biscuit BBBSportsRacehorses

Biscuit
Racehorse in the 2nd race that Gary bets on to test out his future newspaper.



3Borderline Cafe BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Borderline Cafe
Cafe near the First National Bank of Illinois, where Gary Hobson prevents Frank Price from committing a robbery and mass shooting after reading about in his future newspaper.



4Candid Dream BBBSportsRacehorses

Candid Dream
Racehorse in the 9th race, in which Gary bets on Sikorsky.



5Carry a Tune BBBServicesShipping and Storage

Carry a Tune
Piano moving company that drops a piano on Wacker Drive.




6Columbia General Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals

Columbia General Hospital
Hospital where the young girl on her bike injured in a hit and run is taken, where Gary runs into the same surgeon that stole his cab.



7Dr. Connelly BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Connelly
Doctor at Columbia General Hospital whose locker Gary raids for scrubs at the hospital.

8Dr. Marcus BBBHealthcareSurgeons

Dr. Marcus
Surgeon at Columbia General Hospital that steals Gary and his friends' cab early in the day, and then Gary runs into him later at the hospital. He's the one that Gary is finally able to convince to take a closer look at the little girl, and saves her life.

9Dr. Raymond BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Raymond
Doctor at Columbia General Hospital that gets paged to NICU at the hospital.

10Dylan's Deal BBBSportsRacehorses

Dylan's Deal
Racehorse in the 2nd race, in which Gary bets on Biscuit.



11Eloise BBBSportsRacehorses

Eloise
Racehorse in the 2nd race, in which Gary bets on Biscuit.



12First National Bank of Illinois BBBFinancial CompaniesBanks

First National Bank of Illinois
Bank where Gary Hobson prevents Frank Price from committing a robbery and mass shooting after reading about in his future newspaper.



13Global Airlines BBBTransportationAirlines

Global Airlines
Airline whose flight 29 to Miami goes down in flames shortly after taking off in Chicago, killing 200 people - according to Gary's future newspaper.



14Gordon Shadow BBBSportsRacehorses

Gordon Shadow
Race horse that the announcer mentions.



15Lost Chicago BBBLiteratureMisc Books

Lost Chicago
Book that Gary's ex-girlfriend brings to him that she found in their old apartment. He doesn't recognize it, but she tells him that his name is in it.

16Marta's Girl BBBSportsRacehorses

Marta's Girl
Racehorse in the 2nd race, in which Gary bets on Biscuit.



17Marty's Hope BBBSportsRacehorses

Marty's Hope
Racehorse in the 2nd race, in which Gary bets on Biscuit.



18Shinnick's Drug Store BBBRetailDrugstores

Shinnick's Drug Store
Drug store where Gary buys a lottery ticket.



19Siamese Dream BBBSportsRacehorses

Siamese Dream
Racehorse in the 9th race, in which Gary bets on Sikorsky.



20Sikorsky BBBSportsRacehorses

Sikorsky
Racehorse in the 9th race that Gary bets on to test out his future newspaper.



21Strauss & Associates BBBFinancial CompaniesFinancial Services

Strauss & Associates
Financial trading firm where Gary Hobson and his friend Chuck Fishman work when the series begins. Gary quits his job in the first episode.



22Zuckers Notion BBBSportsRacehorses

Zuckers Notion
Racehorse in the 9th race, in which Gary bets on Sikorsky. Zucker's Notion is reported as winning initially, but it then disqualified.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
23November 11, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 11, 1996
While staying in a hotel after his wife kicks him out, Gary Hobson opens his hotel room door to find a cat sitting on a newspaper for the next day. He doesn't realize it at first, but after glancing at a few pages, over the course of the day he figures out that he got a glimpse of the future.



24November 12, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 12, 1996
Chicago Sun-Times newspaper headline: President Okays Trade Talks.




25November 12, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 12, 1996
Gary Hobson receives another newspaper for the next day. He tests out some of the information by making a few financial trades. After quitting his job, he takes his friend Marissa to the race track and betting on horse races. At the end of the day, he learns that his friend that runs a newspaper stand was injured in an accident, which he believes he could have prevented had he read the whole newspaper.



26November 13, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 13, 1996
Date of the future ewspaper that Gary Hobson receives that he uses to make a few financial trades and bets on horse races.



27November 18, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 18, 1996
Gary Hobson receives a newspaper of the next day featuring news about a bank holdup during which 9 people died, and he sets out to prevent it. After he is successful, he checks out of the hotel to avoid receiving any more future newspapers.



28November 19, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 19, 1996
Chicago Sun-Times newspaper headline: 9 Killed in Bank Holdup.



29November 19, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

November 19, 1996
After Gary Hobson checked out of the hotel the night before, his friend Chuck stayed in his room, hoping to wake up to a future newspaper outside his door. Chuck is disappointed when one doesn't arrive. Gary, on the other hand, wakes up in a cabin to find the cat and another future newspaper waiting for him.




30September 12, 1999 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

September 12, 1999
Gary prevents a woman and child from being injured when a piano being moved falls down onto a busy sidewalk.




31September 13, 1999 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

September 13, 1999
Gary forced to choose between saving a young girl killed following a hit and run and an airplane full of 200 people.




32September 14, 1999 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

September 14, 1999
Date of Chicago Sun-Times headline: Chicago Jetliner down 190 killed.



OTHER
33Gary Hobson & Detective Tagliatti OtherQuotesQuotes

Gary Hobson & Detective Tagliatti
Gary Hobson: Hey, what's going on?
Detective Tagliatti: Don't know yet, exactly. But we're sure as hell gonna find out. Right, Superman?




34Gary Hobson & Marissa Clark OtherQuotesQuotes

Gary Hobson & Marissa Clark
Gary Hobson: Why me? I'm just an ordinary guy. I'm no Superman. What, am I supposed to run around in a little red cape and save the world?
Marissa Clark: You might look good in a cape.


35Gary Hobson's blind friend Marissa's gui... OtherTriviaName Game-Animals

Gary Hobson's blind friend Marissa's guide dog's name, which she was able to afford with Gary's gambling winnings that he gave her
Tom
Jerry
Spike




36Marissa Clark & Gary Hobson OtherQuotesQuotes

Marissa Clark & Gary Hobson
Marissa Clark: Gary, you don't need to be a hero to make the best what you're given, and you've been given this.
Gary Hobson: What am I supposed to do with it?
Marissa Clark: You're supposed to do whatever you can.






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