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Marty and Oedipus

April 18, 2013

It’s hard to miss the Oedipal themes in Back to the Future. Just in case they slipped by you…


… right. If you want to follow up on this, you might check out the following:

And before you go and get too serious about all of this, don’t forget about “Roswell that Ends Well,” an episode  of Futurama which lampoons the future-Oedipus tropes in 80s films The Terminator and Back to the Future (and much else) pretty mercilessly.


You can stream the episode on Netflix.


From → Misc, Time/Space

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