August 4, 2021

EP. 206.6 — Back To The Future

Amy & Paul zoom at 88 miles per hour into 1985’s Robert Zemeckis time travel comedy Back To The Future! They ask why Eric Stoltz wasn’t the right choice for Marty McFly, discuss the film’s critique of Reaganomics, and debate whether Steven Spielberg has had too much influence on our brains. Plus: Was the DeLorean originally supposed to be a fridge?
Next week Unspooled’s summer blockbuster series continues with Speed! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at, and on Paul’s Discord at Learn more about the show at, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. You can also listen to our Stitcher Premium game show Screen Test right now at, and apply to be a contestant at! Photo credit: Kim Troxall

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