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If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour... you're gonna see some serious s&*t.
~ Emmett Brown to Marty
It means your future hasn't been written yet. No one's has. Your future is whatever you make it, so make it a good one. Both of you.
~ Emmett Brown to Marty and Jennifer that the "true" future is whatever they choose it to be.
~ Emmett Brown’s famous exclaim

Emmett Brown is the deuteragonist of the Back to the Future franchise, serving as the deuteragonist in Back to the Future Parts I and II, and one of the two main protagonists in Back to the Future Part III. He was portrayed by Christopher Lloyd, who also played Charlie Wilcox in Suburban Commando.


Dr. Brown is a mad scientist, with rather quirky and emotional manners, but also a very kind person. He invented the flux capacitor, that makes time travel possible, and built a time machine out of a DeLorean car. Despite its ingenuity, his invention caused many problems and often changed the History of Hill Valley, the films'setting.

Dr. Brown is the best friend of Marty McFly (who calls him "Doc") whom he took to many adventures by accident, and despite their completely opposed personalities, they make a great time-traveling team.


  • Jeff Goldblum, John Lithgow, the late Robin Williams, Chevy Chase, the late Harold Ramis, Randy Quaid, Gene Hackman, James Woods, John Cleese, the late Gene Wilder, Bill Cosby, Donald Sutherland, the late John Candy, Steve Martin, Robert Klein, Tom Conti, the late Ron Silver and Eddie Murphy were considered for the role of Emmett Brown before the role was given to Christopher Lloyd.
  • In Back to the Future: the Animated Series, Doc was played by Christopher Lloyd in the live-action segments, while he was voiced by Dan Castellaneta, who voices Homer Simpson.
  • In the movie Ready Player One, Doc makes a cameo in the Oasis, where he is wearing his futuristic outfit from Back to the Future Part II.
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