Doc Brown's DeLorean - The motion picture Back to
the Future, its two film sequels and the
subsequent animated TV series BACK TO THE
FUTURE/CBS/1991-93 introduced sci-fi viewers to
the possibilities and vagaries of time travel.
In the original film, Michael J. Fox starred as
Marty McFly, a teenager who joined forces with
eccentric scientific inventor Emmett "Doc" Brown
(Christopher Lloyd) on a time travel experiment.
Their mode of transportation was a modified
Delorean automobile. Get it up to 88 miles per
hour and Voila! - time travel.
You built a time machine... out of a
Yes, the way I see it, if you want to
build a time machine out of a car, why not
do it with some style? Besides, the
stainless steel construction aids in the
flux dispersal...look out!
-- Back to the Future Part I
In Part 3 of the trilogy, Marty had
traveled back to the 1950s, returned to the
present, zoomed to the future, went back into
the Old West of the late 18th century and then
back to the present again. At the end of the
film, the Delorean is demolished by a freight
While trapped in the Old West Emmett Brown
utilized the materials at hand to create a
customized time traveling locomotive train. This
train was the primary mode of transportation
used in the animated spin-off.
Reprising their film roles, the cartoon featured
Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown, (in live action
scenes/Dan Castallaneta as Doc in cartoon form);
Mary Steenbergen as Emmett's wife, Clara; Thomas
F. Wilson as Biff, the bully.
Along for the adventures were Doc's two genius
children Jules (Josh Weiner) and Verne (Troy
Davidson); Danny Mann as Einstein the dog; and
David Kaufmann as Marty McFly.
The series was produced by Amblin/Wang Film for
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