‘Gary on a Million Little Things’: Maggie or Darcy? Here’s a Clue

James Roday Rodriguez’s character, Gary Mendez, on A Million Little Things has grown tremendously since the series began in 2018. He went from being the one-night-stand guy who couldn’t commit to the loyal boyfriend with Maggie Bloom (Allison Miller). Heartbroken fans did not like his new relationship with Darcy Cooper (Floriana Lima); however, it blossomed. Going into the A Million Little Things Season 3 finale, viewers want to know whether he ends up with Maggie or Darcy?

Gary and Maggie on A Million Little Things
‘A Million Little Things’: James Roday Rodriguez as Gary Mendez and Allison Miller as Maggie Bloom | Jack Rowand/ABC/ Getty Images

‘A Million Little Things’: Gary and Maggie’s timing was never right

Gary and Maggie met in A Million Little Things Season 1 at a cancer support group. He pushed Maggie to go through further treatment for her cancer. He supported her through chemotherapy, and their relationship grew stronger. However, when Maggie’s cancer went into remission, their relationship became strained. Gary wanted to marry Maggie, but she wasn’t ready. They decided to split so that Maggie could find out who she was without her cancer to define her life.

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Both parties struggled with their breakup. In season 2, he sent a bottle of wine to Maggie anonymously when her date stood her up. Before Maggie left for Oxford, she decided to profess her love to Gary in the A Million Little Things Season 2 finale. However, it was too late. In season 3, Maggie began sleeping with her Oxford roommate, Jamie (Chris Geere) and unexpectedly got pregnant. When Gary went to support her through her abortion, he saw that Jamie was already there.

‘A Million Little Things’: Gary and Darcy

Gary and Darcy met on a laser tag playdate when Eddie (David Giuntoli) and Catherine (Grace Park) couldn’t take Theo (Tristan Byon). At first, Gary flirted with the attendant at the register; however, as the playdate progressed, he realized he was into Darcy. The couple began dating at the very end of A Million Little Things Season 2. 

Throughout season 3, their relationship grew stronger as they both shared past traumatic experiences with each other. Darcy worked through her PTSD with his support. Meanwhile, Gary took care of Delilah Dixon’s (Stephanie Szostak) children while she was stuck in France. The couple talked about how they enjoyed “playing house” at Delilah’s. Darcy’s son, Liam (Mattia Castrillo), even hit it off with Gary. 

Did Gary and Darcy break up on A Million Little Things

In A Million Little Things Season 3 Episode 16, Gary realized that he had neglected his relationship with Darcy as he was fixing his friends’ problems. She was upset that Eddie moved in with him instead of her.

“You’re a good friend Gary. Sometimes I wish I could be one of your friends,” Darcy told him.

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She explained that her ex-husband wanted to talk to her about a job offer he received. Steven has the opportunity to move for a job but wanted to see if Darcy could also move since they share custody of their son, Liam. In addition, Steven wanted to know if Gary and Darcy’s relationship was a deal-breaker for the relocation. Unfortunately, Gary didn’t say anything meaningful before Darcy grabbed Liam and left the apartment.

‘A Million Little Things’ Season 3 Finale clue

In the description for the upcoming A Million Little Things Season 3 Finale, viewers found a clue about Gary. 

“Maggie forces Gary to take a hard look at himself and his relationships,” read the ABC press release.

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Viewers feel that the synopsis suggested that Gary doesn’t end up with Maggie or Darcy. Instead, it sounds like Darcy and Liam move, and Gary is left to work on himself. 

A Million Little Things Season 3 Finale airs June 9, 2021, at 9 p.m. EST on ABC.