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
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 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 realizes that Gary's name keeps popping up in connection with many rescues.
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.
Gary and Detective Toni Brigatti go under cover as a high-society couple with the hope of catching a legendary jewel thief.
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 puss winds up in all the papers, he loses his job and must take a position at a museum, where he's forced to photograph uncooperative school children. When Gary reads that one of the kids at the museum will be injured, he races to prevent the tragedy - only to cost Miguel another job. To make matters worse, while at the museum, Miguel inadvertently takes a photo of Bruce Bryce a vicious criminal thought to be dead. When he realizes he has evidence that could potentially get him his newspaper job back, Miguel heads over to the Sun Times with the film. But Bryce tracks him down and threatens him with bodily harm if he doesn't hand over the photos. With Miguel's life in jeopardy, Gary must figure out how to save him before his days as an inquiring photographer are over.
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 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.
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 rescues are more than coincidental. Intent on investigating Gary further, Scanlon demands that Sun Times cameraman Miguel Diaz hand over the confidential file he's been collecting on Gary. Meanwhile, when Gary reads in the paper that Scanlon is about to be murdered, he rushes to save him but the paper lists the wrong time of death - leading Gary to be found at the scene by police and subsequently arrested.
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 informants, he 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 Sun Times photographer Miguel Diaz, Gary obtains a printout of Scanlon's notes for his story that identifies six murders that were made to look like accidents.
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 forecasts, until the paper shows up at his doorstep one morning without a trace of the next day's weather.
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.
Gary, along with private investigator Crumb, attempts to help Rose, a woman who claims to be suffering from amnesia.
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 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.
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 to be a gift, she is racked with guilt because she was unable to save her own parents from dying in a car crash three years earlier - an event Gary also failed to stop. Meanwhile, Gary's cat starts spending time with Nikki and stops showing up at his doorstep.
When another recipient of tomorrow's news stops receiving his paper, he steals Gary's.
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.
Gary gets bit by the acting bug when he makes a routine save at a small theatre.
Gary temporarily loses his sight in an accident and must rely on instinct to rescue a 9-year-old.
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 her true intentions. When Amber tries to explain that she's changed her ways, the plot thickens when Gary finds out from Detective Brigatti that she is allegedly back in town to steal a famous Eastern European diamond, and Gary has to decide what to tell Chuck, his best friend.
Gary must keep rescuing an accountant who is determined to become a bounty hunter.
Gary finally learns why he was chosen to receive the paper and that there will be another recipient.
Gary travels through time to save the brother of a beautiful singer in the days of Chicago's St. Valentine's Day massacre.
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.