Hot Time in the Old Town
Episode 21 of 22 within Season Two. Item 44 of 90 overall.
Production number 043.
Carla Kettner - Writer
Gary Nelson - Director
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When he is knocked unconscious while trying to stop a crooked construction foreman from causing a building collapse, Gary winds up back in the 1800s, where he faces the specter of another tragedy - the legendary Chicago fire.

Meanwhile; he is determined to prevent history from repeating itself, Gary gets detained when he decides to help a young boy and his sister - who bears a striking resemblance to Marissa. Ultimately, Gary's actions have an effect on the present day disaster.

original airdate--May 16,1998       rating--6.8 million


music--theme song "Time Has Come Today." by the Chambers Brothers composed by W.G. "Snuffy" Walden



"Gary Hobson receives tomorrows Chicago Sun-Times newspaper today, armed with knowledge of the future, he then tries to prevent tragedies described in "tomorrow's" Sun-Times from occurring, whereby story text and headlines in the newspaper will change to reflect the outcome of his actions."

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Previous episode :
043 Don't Walk Away Renee
Next episode :
045 Second Sight (season finale)

regional titles

Hot tijd in de binnenstad
Hot Time in the Old Town
Retour de flammes
Zwischen den Zeiten
Am te sa Sean Bhaile
Hot tempo nel centro storico
Tiempo caliente en el casco antiguo