We don’t need an excuse to revisit Back To The Future – but a three-night TV marathon helps. It’s more than just a series of movies… it’s a way of life
The Back To The Future trilogy, from Saturday 31 March, 6.55pm, Film4/HD (CH 428/429)
For some of us, 21 October is a sacred day, “Great Scott!” is part of our vernacular, and our lives just weren't complete until those lace-up trainers finally became a reality.
If all that means nothing to you, then you’re in luck, because Film4 is taking us back… Back To The Future! The channel is showing all three films on consecutive nights, so everyone can join in the fun, whether you’re a regular returner or a first-timer (we're jealous if you are!).
At a basic level, it’s the Steven Spielberg-produced comedy adventure about high school student Marty McFly (Michael J Fox, The Good Wife) who accidentally travels 30 years into the past – from 1985 to 1955 – via a time-travelling DeLorean thanks to his pal, mad scientist Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd, The Addams Family).
But it’s so much more than that. Hover/click on our favourite BTTF gadgets below to discover things that will wow even the most diehard fans…
Check out these fantastic facts
Back To The Future, Saturday 31 March, 6.55pm, Film4/HD (CH 428/429)
Back To The Future Part II, Easter Sunday, 6.50pm, Film4/HD (CH 428/429)
Back To The Future Part III, Bank Holiday Monday, 6.35pm, Film4/HD (CH 428/429)
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