References to Back to the Future
- Omaha's Number 1 News Team - The rioting act that breaks out in the town square is reminiscent of that in 1985A.
- The Inspiration to Draw This - The scene where the doctor got the inspiration to draw a sketch of the Flux capacitor. In this skit, Emmett Brown is hanging himself in the bathroom, when he slips and bonks his head on the sink.
- 87 MPH - A cop pulls Marty over just one mile shy of 88 - the mileage required to make the DeLorean time machine travel through time.
- Comet's Christmas Miracle - The scene where Comet says, "Legs? Where we're going, we don't need legs!" and flies toward the camera is a reminder of the ending scene from Back to the Future Part I.
- Meet the Bachelors - George McFly, Biff Tannen, and Marty are on a game show. When Lorraine says she'll become a nun, this causes Marty to disappear.
- Doc Brown's Plutonium - This skit goes back story of how Emmett obtained the Plutonium from the Libyan terrorist group.
- Calling Chuck Berry - When Marvin Berry makes the preposterous decision to call his cousin Chuck from a conveniently placed phone during a prom performance, he ends up changing history.
- Jay-Z & the Doc - Jay-Z helps Dr. Emmett Brown get back to the future by performing a rap song about it.
- A Delorian? - Marty thinks the Delorian is a bad idea for a time machine, given the checkered past of its inventor. Doc uses different unique vehicles, such as the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile or an ice cream truck for designs, but Marty has something critical to say about them. Doc then makes a time machine out of the Batmobile, and is accompanied by Cleopatra and Amelia Earhart as his dates. However, when Marty says the Batmobile is a great idea for a time machine, Doc leaves without him, saying that is punishment for his critical attitude of earlier designs.
- Whackin' It Off To My Mom - Huey Lewis presents a rejected song from the first Back to the Future movie, which alludes to Marty and Lorraine's mutual attraction.
- "The Nerd in Westworld":
The Nerd dresses up as "The Coolest Western hero of all time": Marty Mcfly, in reference to Marty's outfit he wore when going to 1885 in Back to the Future Part III
BTTF actors in Robot Chicken
- Lea Thompson - Lorraine Baines McFly in "Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"
- Christopher Lloyd - Dr. Emmett Brown in both "Casablankman II" & "Eaten by Cats" (the latter of which he also voiced Early Hacker)
- Billy Zane - Commander Edwards & King Ding Dong in "Poisoned by Relatives"
- Mary Steenburgen - Athena in "The Core, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover"
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