Frequently Asked Questions
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1.0 DISCLAIMER AND UPDATES
2.0 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
2.1 What is "Early Edition?"
2.2 When is it on?
2.3 Where is it filmed or set?
2.4 Why Chicago?
2.5 Can I watch them filming?
2.6 Isn't this just like Quantum Leap, Strange Luck, Due South?
2.7 Is "Early Edition" based on that old movie about a newspaper?
2.8 Who stars in it?
2.9 Isn't the Sun-Times a real newspaper?
2.10 Why is there a cat?
2.11 Does the cat have a name?
2.12 Why doesn't Gary just use The Paper to make loads of money?
2.13 How does Gary pay his bills when he doesn't have a job?
2.14 Has Gary *ever* used The Paper to make money?
2.14.1 Where does The Paper come from?
2.14.2 Does anyone else get The Paper?
2.15 Is Marissa/Shanesia really blind?
2.16 How long has Marissa been blind?
2.17 What is the Blackstone?
2.18 Where did Gary stay at the Blackstone?
2.19 What and where is McGinty's?
2.20 Why did Gary and Marcia get a divorce?
2.21 Did Gary enter into an "intimate" relationship with Meredith Carson?
2.22 What does the phrase "Live Your Life" mean?
2.23 What is gnocchi?
2.24 What are those monologues/voiceovers and where did they go?
2.25 Whatever happened to...?
2.26 What's with the new theme music?!?
2.27 How can I get copies of the episodes?
2.28 What about syndication?
2.29 What is an EEL?
2.30 What does GTA stand for?
2.31 Is there any merchandise available for Early Edition?
3.0 THE SHOW
3.1 The Premise
3.2 The Principle Characters
3.3 The Recurring Characters
3.4 Season One (1996/1997)
3.5 Season Two (1997/1998)
3.6 Season Three (1998/1999)
3.7 Season Four (1999/2000)
4.0 CAST AND CREW
4.1 Kyle Chandler as Gary Hobson
4.2 Fisher Stevens as Chuck Fishman
4.3 Shanesia (Davis) Williams as Marissa Clark
4.4 Billie Worley as Patrick Quinn
4.5 Kristy Swanson as Erica Paget
4.6 Myles Jeffrey as Henry Paget
4.7 Ron Dean as Detective Crumb
4.8 William Devane as Bernie Hobson
4.9 Tess Harper as Lois Hobson
4.10 Panther, Pella, and Carl as Cat
4.11 Trucker as Spike
4.12 Additional Cast and Crew
5.0 HOW TO CONTACT EARLY EDITION
5.1 Write to the Actors
5.2 Write to the Writers
5.3 Write to or call CBS
6.0 EARLY EDITION ON THE INTERNET
6.1 Mailing Lists
6.3 Fan Clubs
6.4 World Wide Web
6.6 Keepers Lists
7.0 FAN FICTION
7.1 What is fan fiction?
7.2 Are there any Early Edition fanzines?
7.3 Where can I read some Early Edition fanfic?
7.4 Can I submit my fanfic to CBS/Early Edition?
8.1 Who composes the theme music used on Early Edition?
8.2 What other songs have been used on Early Edition?
8.3 What's with the new theme music?!?
9.2 Early Edition "Drinking Game"
9.3 The Opening Sequence
9.4 Alternate Titles for Early Edition
9.5 Early Edition Conventions
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