This line is from the film Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis (1985). If you’ re reading this at some time in the future when flying cars are everywhere and ” roads ” are really only used for filming old-timey movies, then just ignore everything that follows.
“Great Scott” was an exclamation used by Dr. Emmett Brown frequently throughout his life.
Where we ‘ re going , we don’t need roads . Doc : Time circuits on. Marty McFly : What do you mean “Time Circuits on”? Doc, we ‘ re not goin’ back now!
Marty McFly : 1.21 GIGAWATTS!!!!!!! Marty McFly : 1.21 gigawatts!
This is what Dr Emmett Brown said to Marty McFly in the Spielberg movie Back to the Future before they climbed into the DeLorean time machine heading for 21 October 2015.
Svalbard is a Norwegian territory situated well north of the Arctic Circle. Its capital, Longyearbyen, is the northernmost city in the world. There are no roads linking Svalbard’s handful of towns.
A gigawatt is equal to one billion watts, and most of us are familiar with a watt. The light bulbs in our homes are typically between 60 and 100 watts. So 1.21 gigawatts would power more than 10 million light bulbs or one fictional flux capacitor in a time-traveling DeLorean.
Christopher Lloyd – Emmett Brown NOW: Lloyd has steadily continued working in film and television since Back to the Future, and has reprised his Doc Brown role several times, including lending his voice to the video game Lego Dimensions.
Two Libyans drove there in a Volkswagen Station Wagon and found him with Marty McFly . A terrorist shot and killed Doc with an assault rifle, and then attempted to eliminate the lone witness, Marty .
Doc does give Marty several warnings (such as not interfering with the past, not divulging too much information about the future , etc); but no specific year is mentioned as a warning ever. Yes, but not 2020 . Doc only insisted Marty not to come back because he was happy.
“Whatever you do Nas, don’t go to 2020 ,” he said , while dressed in Wild West gear, a clear callback to Marty McFly in “ Back to the Future Part III.”
The inspiration for the film largely stems from Bob Gale, who discovered his father’s high school yearbook and wondered whether he would have been friends with his father as a teenager. Robert Zemeckis pitched the idea to several companies.
After the question was posed on Mental Floss, a commenter claiming to be Bob Gale, co-writer and producer of the trilogy, gave the somewhat mundane explanation that a young Marty had heard Doc was dangerous, so “being a red-blooded American teenage boy,” he sneaked into his lab, and they somehow became friends as a
Michael Andrew Fox OC (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American retired actor, author, film producer and activist with a film and television career spanning from the 1970s to 2020. He starred in the Back to the Future trilogy in which he portrayed Marty McFly .
In Back to the Future, Marty (Michael J. Fox) wears a pair of low top Nike Bruins. The old vintage ones are hard to come by. Luckily Nike reissued this model and the Bruins are now available mostly everywhere shoes are sold.