Scene 17: Back to the Future

Scene 17: Back to the Future
Back to the Future
Deleted Scenes
DVD Features
Scene 1: Main Titles
Scene 2: Late For School
Scene 3: The Slacker
Scene 4: The Family McFly
Scene 5: A Time Machine?
Scene 6: Escape to the Past
Scene 7: 1955
Scene 8: Dad the Dork
Scene 9: Calvin & Lorraine
Scene 10: Future Boy & Doc
Scene 11: Marty's Problem
Scene 12: The Matchmaker
Scene 13: Skateboard Hero
Scene 14: The Big Date
Scene 15: The Real George
Scene 16: Johnny B. Goode
Scene 18: Doc's Decision
Scene 19: Future Shock
Scene 20: Roads? (Credits)



Doc is wearing three watches in this scene.

Doc: Damn, where is that kid? Damn. Damn, damn. You're late, do you have no concept of time?

Marty: Hey c'mon, I had to change, you think I'm going back in that, that zoot suit? The old man really came through, it worked!

Doc: What?

Marty: He laid out Biff in one punch! I never knew he had it in him! He never stood up to Biff in his life!

Doc: Never?!

Marty: No, why, what's the matter?


Doc: All right, let's set your destination time. This is the exact time you left. I'm gonna send you back at exactly the same time. It'll be like you never left. Now, I painted a white line on the street way over there, that's where you start from. I've calculated the distance and wind resistance retroactive from the moment the lightning strikes, at exactly 7 minutes and 22 seconds. When this alarm goes off you hit the gas.

Marty: Right.

Doc: Well, I guess that's everything.

Marty: Thanks.

Doc: Thank you.

Doc: In about 30 years?

Marty: I hope so.

Doc: Don't worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely 88 miles per hour, the instance the lightning strikes the tower, everything will be fine.

Marty: Right.


After Doc tears up the letter, he places the torn remains in his pocket which he will later tape together. But, did he do it before 1985 or not?

Doc: What's the meaning of this?

Marty: You'll find out in 30 years.

Doc: It's about the future, isn't it?

Marty: Wait a minute!

Doc: It's information about the future, isn't it! I warned you about this kid. The consequences could be disastrous!

Marty: Now that's a risk you'll have to take! Your life depends on it!

Doc: No, I refuse to accept the responsibility!

Marty: In that case, I'll tell you straight out.

Doc: Great Scott! You get the cable, I'll throw the rope down to you.

Marty: Right, I got it.

Doc: Ahh, hoooo!

Marty: Doc!

Doc: C'mon, c'mon let's go.

Marty: All right, take it up, go.


Marty: Doc!

Doc: Huh?

Marty: I have to tell you about the future!

Doc: Huhh?

Marty: I have to tell you about the future!

Doc: Ahhh!

Marty: On the night I go back in time, you get...


In this scene Doc breaks off a peice of the ledge that is still broken in 1985.

Doc is also wearing the velcro shoes that he found in (Deleted Scene) his 1985 counterparts' suitcase.

Marty: Doc!

Doc: Go, go!

Marty: No, Doc!

Doc: Look at the time, you've got less than 4 minutes! Please hurry!


Doc: Yay!

Marty: Dammit, Doc, why did you have to tear up that letter? If only I had more time...wait a minute, I got all the time I want! I got a time machine! I'll just go back early and warn him. 10 minutes ought to do it.


Marty: Time circuits on, flux capacitor...fluxing, engine running, All right! No, no, no, no, no, c'mon, c'mon!

Doc: Whoa! Ahh!

Marty: C'mon, c'mon, here we go, this time. Please, please, c'mon!


Marty: Doc!

Doc: Aghh!


Doc: Yoo!



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