Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Today's the big day!  

At least in the Cineverse.....

In "Back To The Future Part II", Marty McFly travels to October 21, 2015 and a good portion of the movie takes place during that time.  

Now, the "BTTF" movies have been absorbed into Earth Prime-Time because of the TV appearances of Doc Brown and Marty McFly, mostly in commercials.  But because so many things that "Back To The Future II" predicted would come to pass by today will not be happening, not even in Toobworld, then we have to assume that future timeline was somehow altered by some TV show.  I'm guessing it was because of the actions of the Doctor or Sam Beckett or Nick Cutter (when he went back into the primeval past.)  

But it must have lasted long enough for Hollywood to become aware of it, or perhaps like Cisco in 'The Flash, somebody had memories of that alternate timeline and decided to make those visions into a movie.  And in the revised timeline of Toobworld, "Back To The Future II" as a movie was seen by plenty of TV characters.

And the take-away for most of those characters?  For the most part, hoverboards.


Home and Away: Episode #1.587 (1990)
Vicki asks Paul if he wants to see this with her at the cinema

The Tick: Couples (2001)
Friendly Fire invites the Tick and Arthur to a film festival of all three "Back to the Future" movies.

Chuck: Chuck Versus the Business Trip (2011)
DVD given to Morgan

The Big Bang Theory: The Hofstadter Insufficiency (2013)
Sheldon has a nightmare about Leonard mixing up his "Back to the Future" Parts II and III DVDs and cases.

The Big Bang Theory: The Focus Attenuation (2014)
Heard playing on TV

Coronation Street: Episode #1.8636 (2015)
Todd mentions the film.

Mr. Robot: (2015)
DVD seen

Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 October 2015 (2015)
mentioned by Mike Golic


In Plain Sight: High Priced Spread (2008)
Marshall discusses an analogy to what he says is Back to the Future, but he is actually describing the plot point from "Back to the Future Part II", where Biff Tannen gets a book with sports scores from the future

True Jackson, VP: ReTRUEnion (2009)
Justin: If I was a slacker, would I know how to recalibrate a flux capacitor? 
Ryan: That's from "Back to the Future", it was on last night!

Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.49 (2012)
Mike says that he knows the world is not going to end in 2012 because Marty McFly time traveled to the year 2015.

Supernatural: Time After Time (2012)
"He's using the Biff strategy!"


Ha die Pa!: De Advertentie (1992)
Poster on wall in Matthijs' room

Community: Home Economics (2009)
Abed has a Back to the Future Part II poster on his dorm room wall.

The Goldbergs: I Rode a Hoverboard! (2014)  
Mentioned by the narrator, Adam has a Back to the Future Part II movie poster on his bedroom wall, and the plot revolves around Adam saying that he broke his arm whilst riding a hoverboard.

Speaking of which.....


Da Ali G Show: Politics (2003)
Ali asks someone if they've seen this movie when talking about hover-boards.

Eureka: Blink (2006)
The second shot of the episode includes a sign that reads "Hover boarding prohibited".

Psych: Think Tank (2010)
Shawn asks, "Where is the hoverboard technology that we all saw in 'Back to the Future II' over 20 years ago?"

The Big Bang Theory: The Wheaton Recurrence (2010)
Sheldon makes a reference to the hoverboard.

18 to Life: Miss Conceived (2011)
Jessie tells Ava that she wants to have children in the future, the distant future, one with hoverboards.

A to Z: A Is for Acquaintances (2014)
Andrew questions Lea Thompson about Hoverboards


Brows Held High: Primer (2012)  
"This makes 'Back to the Future II' look like the 'Terminator' series."

Lost Girl: Those Who Wander (2013) 
Kenzi says to Bruce "Roads. Where we're going, we don't need roads."

Moone Boy: Boylé Boylé Boylé (2014)
Padraig and Crunchie Haystacks dress in Marty McFly and Doc Brown's outfits from the film.


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