Summer Reruns: Back to the Future Week
Update 2010-10-25: Today is the 25th anniversary of Marty McFly’s going forward to the past so that he could get Back to the Future. And tomorrow, a special edition of trilogy is going to be rereleased on Blu-ray. Support Overthinking … Continued
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Episode 29: A Jigga-Jigglypuff
The Overthinkers wrap up Back To The Future week on OverthinkingIt.com with the science of time travel, suspension of disbelief, and what a Jigga-Watt is anyway.
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Huey Lewis? Where we’re going we don’t need Huey Lewis! [BTTF Week]
Over the past week, the Overthinking It team has subjected the Back to the Future trilogy to a level of scrutiny it definitely deserves, pointing out a wide variety of paradoxes, inconsistencies, and unanswered questions regarding the series. Because these … Continued
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Top Ten Miraculous Fictional Head Injuries
Fiction is full of miracles caused by hitting people on the head. Reality is still catching up.
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The Science of Back To The Future [BTTF Week]
A delightful romp through the worlds of time travel debunking, high school geometry, and the Metric System.
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How Time Travel Works (and doesn’t) in Back To The Future [BTTF Week]
Three movies, four theories of time travel.
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“You built a time machine out of a DeLorean?” [BTTF Week]
“You built a time machine… out of a DeLorean?” Okay, now stop. If it wasn’t for Back to the Future, would the word DeLorean mean anything to you?
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Marty McFly Did Not Invent Rock ‘n’ Roll [BTTF Week]
Nor did he give the song “Johnny B. Goode” to Chuck Berry. Let’s dispel this myth once and for all.
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Marty McFly’s Grim Future [BTTF Week]
When Part 3 ends, the nightmare begins.
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The Paradox of Marty’s Headless Brother [BTTF Week]
Back to the Future makes no sense… unless you imagine an alternate history where headless mutants run free.
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