We should be careful only to include examples of foreshadowing of major plot points, not recurring gags, or two-part gags (jokes) with a setup and a punchline much later in the film. Western Union 03:07, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
- I'll be the first to agree, and I concur with both edits; the meathooks/damn hands thing would be more in the line of a recurring gag. As Robert Zemeckis said on the DVD commentary, "Sometimes a cigar is a cigar." Good case in point would be the picture on Doc's wall of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon in 1969. Was it intended to symbolize or foreshadow anything? Or is it just set dressing to show that Doc is a scientist? The latter seems more likely. Foreshadow is a difficult call anyway, because it's really the opinion of others. I don't recall any author who has ever said, "I was foreshadowing." One might as well say, "I was writing a good script" McFord 03:15, 23 July 2008 (UTC)
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