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Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II quotes

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View Quote Now why don't you make like a tree and get outta here?~ 1955 Biff Tannen Old Biff: [about the copy of "Grey's Sports Almanac" from the future] The information in here is worth millions. And I'm giving it to you.
Young Biff: [sarcastically] That's very nice.  Thank you very much. Now, why don't you make like a tree and get outta here?
Old Biff: [smacks his younger self] It's "leave", you idiot! "Make like a tree, and leave"! You sound like a damn fool when you say it wrong!
Young Biff: All right, then [tosses book to the backseat] leave! And take your book with you!
View Quote Those boards don't work on water…unless you've got power!~ Griff's friends [Marty tries to evade Griff and his gang, but his hoverboard, over a pond, doesn't move]
Data: Hey, McFly, you bojo! Those boards don't work on water!
Whitey: Unless you've got power!
View Quote 1955 Doc: It was nice talking to you.  Maybe again we'll bump into each other sometime in the future.
1985 Doc: Or the past.
View Quote Marty: So we go back to the future, and we stop Biff from stealing the time machine.
Doc: We can't, because if we travel into the future from this point in time, it will be the future of this reality [indicates the alternate reality on a blackboard, 1985A], in which Biff is corrupt, powerful, and married to your mother, and in which this has happened to me! [holds up a newspaper; the headline reads: "EMMETT BROWN COMMITTED"] No. Our only chance to repair the present is in the past, at the point where the timeline skewed into this tangent. In order to put the universe back as we remember it and get back to our reality, we have to find out the exact date and specific cir****stances of how, when, and where young Biff got his hands on that sports almanac.
Marty: I'll ask him.
View Quote [2015 Jennifer and 1985 Jennifer see each other; they gasp in unison]
1985 Jennifer: I'm old!
2015 Jennifer: I'm young!
[they faint]
View Quote [after Marty has gone back to 1985, the Marty that came from the alternate 1985 suddenly shows up from down the street and runs to the unsuspecting 1955 Doc]
Marty: Doc, Doc! [grabs Doc, who shouts in shock] Okay. Okay! Relax, Doc! It's me! It's Marty!
Doc: No! It can't be! I just sent you back to the future.
Marty: I know. You did send me back to the future, but I'm back. I'm back from the future.
Doc: Great Scott! [faints]
View Quote [Marty and Doc notice the cops taking an unconscious Jennifer away]
Doc: They're taking her home, to your future home! We'll arrive shortly thereafter, get her out of there, and go back to 1985.
Marty: You mean, I'm gonna see where I live? I'm gonna see myself as an old man?
Doc: No, no, no, Marty. That could result in a [gasps] Great Scott! Jennifer could conceivably encounter her future self! The consequences of that could be disastrous!
Marty: Doc, what do you mean?
Doc: I foresee two possibilities. 1: coming face to face with herself 30 years older would put her into shock and she'd simply pass out. Or 2: the encounter could create a time paradox, the result of which could cause a chain reaction that would unravel the very fabric of the spacetime continuum and destroy the entire universe! Granted, that's a worst-case scenario. The destruction might in fact be very localised, limited to merely our own galaxy.
Marty: Well, that's a relief.
View Quote [Western Union presents Marty with a letter from Doc]
Marty: [reads the letter] "Dear Marty, if my calculations are correct, you will receive this letter immediately after you saw the DeLorean struck by lightning. First, let me assure you that I am alive and well. I've been living happily these past eight months in the year 1885. The lightning bolt that…" [looks at the date] 1885! September 1885!
Delivery man: Whoa! Wait, kid! What's this all about?!
Marty: He's alive! The Doc's alive! He's in the Old West, but he's alive!
Delivery man: Kid, you all right?! You need any help?!
Marty: There's only one man who can help me!
View Quote [about to throw out the almanac] This stays here. I didn't invent the time machine to win at gambling. I invented the time machine to travel through time!
View Quote The time-traveling is just too dangerous. Better that I devote myself to study the other great mystery of the universe: women.