About This QuizThis "Back to the Future" quiz requires you to think hard about various McFlys, iterations of Doc Brown and even Jennifer Parker if you're really looking for a challenge.
Who directed "Back to the Future?"
Zemeckis had an earlier hit with "Romancing the Stone."
Steven Spielberg did get a credit on the film, though. What was it?
Spielberg produced all three of the films.
What Huey Lewis song is featured in the first film?
"I Want a New Drug"
"The Power of Love"
Not to be confused with Celine Dion's "The Power of Love."
"Hip to be Square"
Who was originally cast as Marty McFly?
He was replaced with Michael J. Fox, who was the first choice anyway.
What is Doc Brown's dog's name?
Einstein is a good sport.
To make George McFly think he's seen an alien vistor, who does Marty dress as?
Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan
Okay, to be fair, he just wears a hooded radioactivity suit. But that's who he tells George he is.
How much power does the DeLorean time machine need?
But if you want to do your best Doc Brown impression, pronounce it "jigawatts."
What is the theme of the dance that George, Lorraine and Marty all attend?
"Enchantment Under the Sea"
Why high school dances have themes is a mystery we can't solve.
"Cheers to the Future"
What song does Marty play to utterly bewilder the crowd of 1950s high schoolers?
"Back in Black"
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
"Johnny B. Goode"
But their kids are gonna love Chuck Berry's classic.
What speed does the DeLorean have to reach to travel through time?
Not recommended on the freeway.
Who replaced Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker in the second (and third) "Back to the Future" films?
The last scene of the first film had to be reshot, as it also was the first scene in "Back to the Future II."
What other actor in the original film does NOT appear in "Back to the Future II?"
Thomas F. Wilson
Crispin Glover wasn't pleased with the ending of the first film.
"Where we're going, we don't need" what?
I guess we didn't need Cripsin Glover in the future, either.
How did the filmmakers get around Glover's absence?
They made another actor wear prosthetics to look like him.
Glover ended up suing (and settling with) the filmmakers for using his likeness.
They cut George McFly out of the film completely.
They dubbed another actor with a guy whose voice sounded like Glover's.
What movie is being advertised in Future 2015?
Marty says the shark still looks fake.
"Indiana Jones and Retirement Center of Doom"
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
What year does Marty and Doc travel back to in "Back to the Future III"?
They travel back to the Old West, of course.
The second and third films were completed how many years apart?
less than a year
The final two films were both completed within 11 months.
What name does Marty give himself in the Old West?
Who wouldn't be tempted.
What is Doc's catchphrase?
Complete with bulging eyeballs.
Who plays Marty's great-great grandmother?
Also known as Lorraine McFly.
What is Marty's great-great-grandfather's name?
Played by Michael J. Fox, of course.
How many shots of whiskey does Doc drink before he passes out?
Kind of a lightweight, Doc Brown.
What do Doc and Clara name their children?
Isaac and Asimov
Jules and Verne
They were named in tribute to Robert Heinlein. (Kidding.)
H.G. and Wells
In "Back to the Future II," what does Jennifer do when she encounters her future self?
That seems like a reasonable reaction.
punches her in the face
Who is Biff married to when Doc, Marty and Jennifer return to 1985 in the second film?
Hill Valley is no longer a pleasant place to live, especially for Lorraine.
What musician makes a cameo as Marty's future boss in "Back to the Future II?"
In a way, Weird Al would almost make more sense.
"Weird Al" Yankovic
What does Biff receive in 1955 from his 2015, to change the course of his life?
a sports almanac
Biff gets rich off sports betting.
a lot of money
What team did make it to the postseason in 2015, as (kind of) predicted in "Back to the Future II?"
But alas, they were knocked out of the National League Championship before reaching -- or winning -- the World Series.
Are hoverboards real yet?
uh, technically maybe a little
While a magnetic superconductor board can hover above a special track, we aren't exactly skateboarding on air yet.
What is one technology introducted in "Back To the Future II" that consumers can now get a hold of?
Like McFly's Nike" AirMags," Nike introduced the HyperAdapt 1.0 that tightens automatically when a user stuffs their foot in the shoe.