Episode 12, ‘It’s a period piece for the 1980s’, on Back to the Future
Dave and Steven couldn’t resist talking about Back to the Future as October 21st draws near. Do yourself a favour and watch the Trilogy, listen to this podcast, and then buy yourself a hoverboard!
- Intro Clip: Back to the Future, Part I
- Steve makes a tenuous connection between Back to the Future and Shakespeare
- The ‘period piece’ element of the various versions of Hill Valley
- BttF1’s plot makes Steven uncomfortable
- The cheesy morality tale that is these films.
- Steven thoroughly confuses which DeLoreans are when. Dave does not.
- Dave talks about how swelling the music is.
- Dave makes a claim about the DeLorean being the first moving time machine, forgetting the USS Enterprise, H.G. Wells’ Time Machine sled, and riding Superman as he flies counter-clockwise around the sun.