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Yep, it’s been 30 years since then, and in that time they’ve stopped making the DeLorean, and they still haven’t figure out the whole time travel thing. “They” are in big trouble, as soon as we figure out who “they” are. But, the good news is that in those thirty years, Back to the Future fans have created some great fan art. So enjoy these fine pieces while we give you the run down on the plot, just in case you haven’t seen it.
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Marty McFly lives in Hill Valley, California with his parents Lorraine (Lea Thompson) and George (Crispin Glover). Marty’s mom and dad are less than enthusiastic about life—Lorraine being an overweight drinker, and George being constantly harassed by his supervisor. Lorraine often talks about her life long ago, and about how she met her husband in high school when he was hit by her father’s car.
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One night in a parking lot, Marty meets his friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), who’s a mad scientist. Doc has built a time machine out of the now iconic DeLorean, and it’s flux capacitor is powered by plutonium, which he stole from Libyan terrorists. After testing his machine by sending it a minute into the future, he enters the date November 5, 1955—the day that he accidentally invented the flux capacitor.
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Before Doc makes the trip, the Libyans return, miffed about the plutonium, and they gun him down. Marty, on the other hand, escapes, but he accidentally trips the time machine, and winds up in 1955.
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Marty makes his way through his town’s past, and meets his father, young George. He’s knocked unconscious when he and saves George by pushing him out of the way of an oncoming car. Marty then wakes up to young Lorraine tending to him. But see, Marty screwed up by saving his dad, because now his parents never met. So not only does he have to locate Doc and, as the title suggests, get Back to the Future, Marty also has to set his parents up so they fall in love, so he still exists in the future.
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Can Marty play matchmaker to his misguided parents? Will his parents fall in love again? Will Marty and Doc be able to go Back to the Future? Stop asking us, and go watch the movie!
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