Back to the Future Part II

Trivia: The guy who asks Marty for a donation in order to save the clock tower is Terry, the mechanic who fixes Biff's car in 1955.

ozwal13

Trivia: When the 2015 Marty Jr. is walking across the street and a car stops, almost hitting him, he bangs both hands on the hood and yells, "Hey! I'm walkin' here!"I'm walkin' here!" This is an exact recreation of Dustin Hoffman's scene in 'Midnight Cowboy'.

raywest Premium member

Trivia: After Marty and Doc arrive in 2015, Marty sees a news alert that the Chicago Cubs have won the World Series. On the real October 21, 2015 - the date at which Doc and Marty arrive in the film - the Cubs were eliminated from the playoffs after getting swept in the NLCS by the New York Mets, but won the World Series a year later.

Cubs Fan

Trivia: In the newspaper, it says the Cubs sweep in 5. This means the World Series in the future now plays best of 9 instead of 7.

Bishop73

Trivia: The tag line for Jaws 19 is "This time it's REALLY, REALLY personal."

Bishop73

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when Doc takes Marty and Jennifer to 2015 for the first time, they are descending towards Hill Valley. Doc turns the steering wheel to the left but the car goes right and down. (00:05:53)

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Biff: Go ahead, kid. Jump. A suicide will be nice and neat.
Marty: What if I don't?
Biff: [raising gun] Lead poisoning.
Marty: What about the police, Biff? They're gonna match up the bullet with that gun.
Biff: Kid, I own the police. Besides, they couldn't match up the bullet that killed your old man.
Marty: You son of a...
[Biff pulls back on the gun's hammer.]
Biff: Suppose it's poetic justice. Two McFlys with the same gun.

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Answer: Yep, and there is, but they're both elsewhere. Doc's been committed to an asylum somewhere. When Marty first meets the alternate Biff, Biff tells him that he's supposed to be in Switzerland at boarding school - that's where the alternate Marty is.

Tailkinker Premium member

Wouldn't someone probably see Doc and report that he escaped from the asylum?

Maybe, but no way to be sure, and they're not around long enough for that to be an issue anyway.

Jon Sandys Premium member

Answer: Doc would most likely not have been seen by anyone, as the time he spent in the alternate 1985 was primarily inside the DeLorean, at a boarded-up library, graveyard, and his lab (and all at night too) so most likely not spotted by the public.

Even if someone had seen Doc, it could've been dismissed as someone who looks like him. Even if they did report his escape, someone would either call or go to the asylum and verify Doc was still there.

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