Hi, welcome to Futurepedia!Please log in to edit this wiki.Joining Wikia is free, and it only takes a minute.We hope that you sign in, and become a member of the community!Click here to join this wiki You can view and copy the source of this page. ==Behind the scenes== * In the [[Back to the Future first draft screenplay]], the band was called Lester Moon and the Midnighters. *The Starlighters were played by [[Harry Waters, Jr.]] (as Marvin), [[Tommy Thomas]], [[Granville "Danny" Young]], [[David Harold Brown]], and [[Lloyd L. Tolbert]]. *The band "Joey Dee and the Starliters" (with a somewhat different spelling) would have a #1 hit in early 1962 with the song "The Peppermint Twist". *Due to the racist connotations of the term 'spook', which is a derogatory term for [[African-American family|African-Americans]], the British espionage [[television|TV]] drama show ''[[Wikipedia:Spooks (TV series)|Spooks]]'' ([]-[]) was renamed ''MI-5'' when the screening rights were sold to the [[United States]]. The show's [[movie]] sequel ''[[Wikipedia:Spooks: The Greater Good|Spooks: The Greater Good]]'' ([]) was also renamed ''MI-5'' for the U.S. market, for the same reason. Return to Marvin Berry and the Starlighters. Retrieved from "https://backtothefuture.fandom.com/wiki/Marvin_Berry_and_the_Starlighters"