Is Gary Leaving ‘A Million Little Things?’ His Future Is up in the Air

Season 4 of A Million Little Things premiered on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, and the emotionally charged episode gave fans plenty of food for thought. Eddie Saville (David Giuntoli) continues to grapple with the fallout of his tragic accident. Delilah Dixon decides to permanently relocate to France after learning about her father’s recent stroke. But Gary Mendez (James Roday Rodriguez) is the character fans are the most worried about.

Gary and Peter got into a scuffle in the Season 3 Finale of ‘A Million Little Things.’

After breaking and entering into Peter’s house, Gary shoves a bag over Peter’s head. The harrowing scene left many fans feeling worried for Gary, as the strategy he opted for can be classed as a criminal offense.

As a promo for Season 4, Episode 2 suggests, not only does Gary choose the wrong means to set things right — but he might have to reckon with the fact that he caused lasting injuries. He tries to distance himself as far away from Peter as possible. But will it be enough?

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“Did things escalate? What caused the escalation? Or was that always the plan?” DJ Nash, the showrunner of A Million Little Things said, chalking up the questions at the core of Gary’s storyline in an interview with TVLine.

As DJ explained, Gary’s blossoming relationship with Darcy came at the wrong time. Had they met slightly earlier, Gary might not have let his rage get out of control and risk everything he has by going over to Peter’s.

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“He’s going over there because he had nothing to lose, but if he’d had something to lose, maybe he wouldn’t have gone over there. He lost Delilah to France. He’s lost Jon. He’s lost his mother. The FBI profile on Gary is a person who’s at his breaking point,” DJ added. “The question is: Can he put it back together, and can this friend group help him put it back together?”

A scene from 'A Million Little Things'

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