Episode Number: 318
Episode Title: Fate
Original Air Date: March 20, 1999


Gary questions his involvement with the paper after failing to rescue a homeless man during an apartment fire; Gary reads his own obituary.


  Kyle Chandler (as Gary Hobson)
  Billie Worley (as Patrick Quinn)
  Myles Jeffrey (as Henry Paget)
  and Shanesia Williams as Marissa Clark

Special Guest Starring:

  Kristy Swanson: Erica Paget

Guest Starring:

  Robert Donner: Old Man (presumed to be Lucius Snow)
  Michael Whaley: Detective Paul Armstrong
  Will Zahrn: Battalion Chief
  Ricardo Gutierrez: Priest
  Kent Reed: Transient (Jeremiah Xavier Mason)
  Other characters: Gene the bartender, Young Man in warehouse, Guy at apartment with phone



  Guy Van Swearingen: CFD Officer
  Joe Kaplan: US & R Officer
  Amy Landecker: Newswoman
  Cynthia Baker: Emelia Mason


Developed by:

  Bob Brush


Created by:

  Patrick Q Page
  Vik Rubenfeld
  Ian Abrams


Produced by:

  CBS Productions
  Columbia TriStar Television,
a Sony Pictures Entertainment company
  All rights reserved


Technical & Production Credits:

Theme by: W G Snuffy Walden
Music by: Bennett Salvay
Edited by: Nancy Morrison
Production Designer: Gary Baugh
Director of Photography: Ross Berryman, A.C.S.
Producers: Carla Kettner
  Julia Rask
Supervising Producer: Sean Clark
  Alex Taub
  Randy Roberts
Produced by: Loucas George
Co-Executive Producer: Gary Nelson
Executive Producer: Lillah McCarthy
Executive Consultant: Bob Brush
Written by: Carla Kettner
Directed by: Gary Nelson
Executive Producer: Jeff Melvoin
Associate Producer: Kathryn Riordan
  Lisa I Vinnecour
  Rob Montgomery
Unit Production Manager: Loucas George
1st Assistant Director: Todd Pfeiffer
2nd Assistant Director: Thomas D Coe
Casting by: Robert J Ulrich, CSA
  Eric Dawson, CSA
  Carol Kritzer, CSA
  Jane Alderman, CSA
Costume Designer: Kaye Nottbusch
Camera Operator: Jim Blanford
Chief Lighting Technician: Gino Crededio
Key Grip: John Robertson
Location Manager: Mark Mamalakis
Hair Stylist: Pamela Milone
Make-up: Anne Scheeley
Production Sound Mixer: Curt Frisk
Prop Master: Bob Volpe
Transportation Coordinator: Ted E Larkowski
2nd 2nd Assistant Director: Traci Lewis
Script Supervisor: Linda Leifer
Construction Coordinator: John McHugh
Production Coordinator: Mary Jane Nolan Kelly
Set Decorator: Lisa Wolff
Graphic Designer: Andy Charles
Stunts Coordinator: Rick Lefevour
Special Effects Coordinator: Guy Clayton
Head Painter: John Schulz
Transportation Captain: Mike Deal
Supervising Sound Editor: Jeremy Gordon
Music Editor: Patty Von Ark
Re-recording Mixer: Rusty Smith
  Bill Freesh
Assistant Editor: Susan Kobata
Script Coordinator: Kathryn Dow
Animal Trainer: Bill Casey
Thank you to: the University of Illinois at Chicago
Digital Telecine and
Post Production Services Provided by:
Digital Magic Company
MovieCam Cameras by: Otto Nemenz
Presented in: Dolby Surround where available
Re-Recorded at: Sony Pictures Studios,
Culver City, CA
Intervalometer Shots by: American Time-Lapse
Main Titles Designed by: Nina Saxon/New Wave Entertainment
Copyright (c) 1999 TriStar Television, Inc.
  CBS Inc.

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This Motion Picture is protected under the laws of the United States and other countries, and its unauthorized duplication, distribution, or exhibition may result in civil liability and criminal prosecution.

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious, and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person, living or dead, is entirely coincidental and unintentional.

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