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Photos: 'Back To The Future' Fans Swarm The 'Twin Pines Mall'
Multiple Deloreans, Doc Brown's van and crowds of fans showed up in honor of Marty's trip to the future, but sadly none of the hoverboards worked.
Last night, the Puente Hills Mall in Industry—the Back To The Future filming location that stood in for the Twin Pines Mall in the series—hosted a fan appreciation night. Timed to coincide with the date that Marty arrives in the future in BTTF Part II, the event was co-hosted by the mall and non-profit fan group We're Going Back. In the parking lot, fans encountered a replica of the time-traveling Delorean, Doc Brown's van and a 'Twin Pines Mall' sign, along with lots of memorabilia from the films.
Before the event, Doc Brown's original van from the first film made an appearance in the lot, causing a bit of buzz. The van even contained Einstein's Milk Bones and other set dressing from the movie, according to ScreenRant:
The Puente Hills Mall had their sign changed to the Twin Pines Mall for the occasion (and somebody brought their own glowing, power-laced Nikes):
Later in the day, the Delorean was added to the mix:
As part of the celebration, the mall hosted a special screening of the entire trilogy, beginning at 4:29 p.m.—the exact time when Marty, Doc and Jennifer arrived in the future. Many fans showed up for the films sporting their finest Marty and Doc costumes and some even brought their own hoverboards.
Some fans went the extra mile and added their own special effects:
Even the van driven by the Libyan terrorists who shot Doc in the first film made an appearance:
And there was lots of memorabilia:
And as the night wore on, more and more fans swarmed the parking lot:
And some brought their own tricked out rides that looked ready for time-travel:
While others may have received the wrong memo:
Now, we just have to grab our copy of USA Today to find out what happens next in the future: