Back to the Future Part II

Continuity mistake: When Marty sees his dad punch Biff, he sees his other self standing near the group of people. He pushes between a guy and his date with nobody behind them. In the first film, there are more people behind them that Marty had to push through.

Continuity mistake: When Doc and Marty arrive in 2015's Hill Valley the flying DeLorean (a scale model) is missing the key lock and door handle dent. When it lands (and swaps to a real car) both appear.

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Continuity mistake: 1955-Jen is showing some dresses to a friend when Biff shows up. Watch the man passing by the girls. He walks by twice.

Continuity mistake: Inside the tunnel, Biff punches Marty who's on the hoverboard, launching him back. A shot later Marty is suddenly standing tall and next to Biff, and gets punched again.

Continuity mistake: When 1955-Marty reads Doc's 1885 letter next to the Western Union car, his right hand is either on the lower part of the paper or the upper, depending on the shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Doc travels to 1885, Marty stands on the road holding a rope and says "He's gone." When the angle changes, the length of the rope sticking out is much shorter.

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Continuity mistake: When 1985-Jen encounters her old self, 2015-Jen walks several steps further. When the angle changes, old-Jen has stepped back 4 meters to allow for both to stare at each other closely.

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Continuity mistake: When Jen finds out that she got married in the chapel of love, her hair swaps from perfectly brushed to totally messed-up between shots.

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Continuity mistake: After Jen is taken to her home in the future, Marty and Doc are in the car. Doc places his left hand over his glasses, but when the shot changes he's got his pinky finger raised.

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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie when Doc smashes through the trash cans, his glasses are not on. In the shot where he steps out of the car they are.

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Suggested correction: He put them on in between shots.

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Continuity mistake: During the beginning of the chase sequence, Marty is hanging on to a rope and there is a rear facing shot looking at him. There are two wet tire tracks in the shot. These disappear in the following shots.

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Continuity mistake: At the start of the movie Biff is waxing George's car in the driveway with his truck parked next to it. However it completely disappears and isn't seen again even though Doc appears and parks where Biff's truck was, and Biff doesn't leave the premises.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty is on Strickland's porch with the shotgun pointed at him, his hands go from in the air to down by his waist in a split second.

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Continuity mistake: Int the courtyard chase scene when Griff and gang crash through the courthouse windows, the sun's position changes in every shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Marty confronts Biff in the alternate 1985 in the hot tub, the girls change positions. The blonde was on his left and the brunette was on his right. When they see Marty and scream, they move forward but there is no way they can switch that fast. (00:55:40)

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Continuity mistake: Notice Marty's hair in the scene when he's playing "Johnny B. Goode." It's quite larger than when he says, some seconds later, "I guess that you're not ready for it yet." That's because when he says that, it's a recycled shot from the original BTTF, whereas most shots showing he's playing the guitar are newly made for BTTF2. However, Marty's hair is considerably longer in the new shots.

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Biff: Look, Lorraine, you walk out that door and I won't only cut off you, I'll cut off your kids.
Lorraine: You wouldn't!?
Biff: Oh, wouldn't I? First your daughter, Linda. I'll cancel all her credit cards. She can settle her debts with the bank all by herself. Your idiot son, Dave. I'll get his probation revoked. And as for Marty. Well, maybe you liked to have all three of your kids behind bars just like your brother Joey. One big happy jailbird family.

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Trivia: In an interview, the director stated that hoverboards were real, but they weren't on the market because parents didn't like the idea of floating children. He said this as a joke, but this didn't stop mass hysteria as thousands of kids went from store to store looking for hoverboards.

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Question: Doc Brown strongly believes that nobody should ever find out about their own future. With such a strong conviction, why would Doc tell Marty that his children going to prison is the one event that would ruin the whole McFly family?

Answer: At the end of the first film, Doc says, "what the hell" in response to the letter Marty gave him. So this shows it is not that strong a conviction, especially in the face of definite knowledge about something bad happening. It is also a way for Doc to repay Marty.

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Answer: Doc advises Marty to not tell him about his future because it may affect his life. It doesn't matter what happens to his kids at all.

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