This page is for references to the Back to the Future trilogy from material that doesn't fit in a specific category.


Frankie Kazarian

  • "The Flux Capacitor" is the name given to the finishing move of the pro-wrestler.

Ronald Reagan's 1986 State of the Union address

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Ronald Reagan Back to the Future reference

  • Ronald Reagan referenced the film in his 1986 State of the Union address, stating "As they said in the film Back to the Future, 'Where we're going, we don't need roads'".

Star Wars (fiction)

U.S. Navy Air Officers'

  • At the Candidate School at Pensacola, Florida, the final course before graduation was engineering. One of the intentionally wrong answers on a multiple choice question on the test was "flux capacitor".

Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

  • Flux Capacitor is a fully improvised comedy show at the theatre in New York City that explores the same window of time from many different angles. [1]

WWDC '15

  • During Apple's WWDC '15 keynote, they introduced a new feature to the Apple Watch called "time travel". Onscreen, it says "*Flux Capacitor sold separately".

My Immortal

  • This notorious Harry Potter fan-fiction has "Morti McFli" arriving at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry when the main character is stuck in the past where he allows her to use the Time machine to return to her own era.
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