As any good fan of temporal displacement will tell you, October 21st is the 30th anniversary of the first successful manned time travel experiment — featuring a teenager named Martin McFly. To commemorate the event (and the 30th anniversary of the movie series in which it happened), the Back to the Future trilogy is coming to Amazon Prime Video for a limited run starting October 1st. That means fans of the series will be able to watch the original Back to the Future to see how goofy the '50s were, its sequel to see how disappointing modern takes on hoverboards truly are, and the third and final film — to learn, I suppose, that we just needed steam and a big train to jump through time in the first place.
It's yet another exclusive for Amazon, which seems to be its strategy for every new title these days, and a good deal for fans — particularly given that the new 30th anniversary Blu-ray set won't be coming out until October 20th. You better watch quick though, as it will be gone on November 1st. Just like our hopes for self-lacing shoes. You can check out the full list of what is coming to Amazon Prime and Netflix in October right here.