2038 was a year in the 21st century.
- Date unknown: Dr. Emmett Brown and his family arrive at the Lone Pine Adventure Center, which is run by Marcus Irving's MAI Tech company. Jules and Verne mistake one of the robots displaying a hologram of an X-ray for a robber, and try to apprehend it. They end up causing the robot, and several others, to malfunction. Doc decides that the boys need an even more secure environment. However, Clara suggests that they run their errand before deciding on a destination. They travel to October 1985 to reunite with Marty and Jennifer.