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."