3:58pm PT by Graeme McMillan
'Back to the Future' Characters Visit the Real 2015 in New Animated Short
Before everyone gets carried away with the fact that, next week, we arrive at the "future" date Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled to in 1989's Back to the Future Part II, CollegeHumor has provided a necessary reminder that humanity really didn't make the great strides 1980s audiences were expecting out of the intervening quarter-century.
Poking fun at the fact that we have neither trash-powered engines nor hoverboards just yet, the new animated video does, at least, let us know that Marty McFly is not a fan of social media and that he can't quite believe that Crocs are a thing. (To be fair, I think we've all been there on that last one.) It's definitely not the future that he expected — and really shows how lacking in three-dimensional killer sharks our reality sadly is.
Of course, Back to the Future Part II's arrival point doesn't actually occur until next Wednesday (Marty and Doc arrived on Oct. 21, 2015, according to the movie), so there's still time to make the dream a reality. I mean, we already kind of have a hoverboard already.
Watch CollegeHumor's 'Back to the Future' in ACTUAL 2015 below.