"Vaya con Dios" was a Spanish farewell phrase, which in English means "Go with God"; and can also mean "Goodbye" in addition to "Adios".
Dr. Emmett Brown shouted this phrase to Marty McFly, after wishing him "Happy Trails", on November 16, 1955, when Marty started driving the DeLorean time machine at speed towards the movie screen at the Pohatchee Drive-In Theater to travel back to 1885.
Behind the scenes
- "Vaya con Dios" was a popular song written in 1953. The first and most popular recording of the song, by Les Paul and Mary Ford, was number one on the Billboard charts for nine weeks in 1953.