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Early Edition 

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.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kyle Chandler ...  Gary Hobson 90 episodes, 1996-2000
Shanesia Davis Shanesia Davis ...  Marissa Clark 90 episodes, 1996-2000
Fisher Stevens ...  Chuck Fishman 48 episodes, 1996-2000
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What would you do if tomorrow's paper came to your door today? If you knew that you were going to die? Be lucky in love unlucky in life? That's what Gary Hobson has to ask himself every day. Gary Hobson is a stockbroker that got fired from his job and his wife found him uninteresting and kicked him out. You see it's quite simple. Everyday an orange cat comes to his door with the paper (a Chicago Sun Times). Gary doesn't know where it comes from. He did a bit of research and found out that a man named Lucis Snow, was an old typesetter and he had the paper before Gary. The day after Snow died, the paper came to Gary. Gary has two friends. Chuck Fishman, who has been best buds with Gary since college. Chuck wants Gary to give him the scores of games, winning lotto numbers, stocks, or even soap opera tips. Marrisa is Gary's blind friend who helps Gary make all the right choices. Written by Anonymous

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What If You Had Tomorrow's News... TODAY?


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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A kiválasztott - Az amerikai látnok See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (90 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The newspaper used by Gary throughout the series was printed by the Chicago Sun-Times for each episode. See more »

Goofs

Throughout mainly the first season, it can be seen that the headlines do not match the columns themselves. See more »

Quotes

Gary Hobson: Sometimes that's all a hero is, Chuck - the guy who's there.
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Don't miss it
12 April 2000 | by buffyrulezzSee all my reviews

What's there to say about Early Edition besides the fact that it's the best series on this side of the world. It has everything, good actors, more then enough directors and the plot. The plot, a guy (Gary Hobson) get's tommorow's Chicago Sun-Times today, he knows what will happen in the future, a thing that one should be very careful with. His personal mission, to save the world, or atleast the ones he can save in his territory, the great city of Chicago. Every day, he goes out to save the world, sometimes with his blind friend, Melissa, sometimes with Chuck (Fisher Adams), a friend that wants to place bets with the aid of the paper. Shortly told, a plot to adore, a plot that has a lot of room for different subjects. On the background Chicago and a man who's saving the lifes of his fellow-Chicago citizens.

It's just a fantastic series, don't miss it.


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