Back to the Future

The BEST episodes of Back to the Future

Every episode of Back to the Future ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Back to the Future!

The time travelling adventures of Doc Brown, his family, and his friend, Marty McFly.

Last Updated: 9/26/2022Network:CBS
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Bravelord and the Demon Monstrux
star
9.40
5 votes

#1 - Bravelord and the Demon Monstrux

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/1992

Characters from Verne's new favorite video game, BraveLord and Monstrux, come to life in a weird accident. Doc can't fix this situation because he's been sent into the game.

Directors: Bob Gale
Marty McFly PFC
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9.33
3 votes

#2 - Marty McFly PFC

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/17/1992

On a trip to the 1940s, Verne enters a dance contest with his future dance instructor, Dorothy, while Marty gets drafted.

Directors: Bob Gale
The Money Tree
star
9.20
5 votes

#3 - The Money Tree

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/1992

Jules tries to grow a money tree to become popular at school, which leads to troubles with the media and the FBI.

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:Amazon
Retired
star
9.00
3 votes

#4 - Retired

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/7/1991

Jules and Verne pull a string of April Fool's Day pranks on Doc, tampering with his inventions. Unfortunately one of them, the Brain Wave Analyzer, causes Doc to think his days in science are over and he retires.

Directors: Peyton Reed
Watch Now:Amazon
Put on Your Thinking Cap, Kids! It's Time for Mr. Wisdom!
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9.00
3 votes

#5 - Put on Your Thinking Cap, Kids! It's Time for Mr. Wisdom!

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/26/1992

Marty and Verne meet Mr. Wisdom, who hosts a popular children's science show. As it turns out, Doc and Mr. Wisdom were college roommates. Doc doesn't recall it with fondness, as Mr. Wisdom stole his invention for a science fair and won. Things apparently haven't changed as Mr. Wisdom has stolen the DeLorean!

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:iTunes
My Pop's an Alien
star
9.00
3 votes

#6 - My Pop's an Alien

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/5/1992

After finding a strange craft in Doc's bushes, Biff claims Doc is an alien and everyone believes him. In 1967, Marty, Jules and Verne arrive to discover the truth.

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:iTunes
St. Louis Blues
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9.00
2 votes

#7 - St. Louis Blues

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/19/1992

While at the Brown house, Doc's hair cutting invention wreaks havoc on Marty's hair. Marty and boys go to find Doc, who is with Clara at the 1904 World's Fair, to fix this mess. But Marty then gets put in a side show by P.T. Tannen.

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:Amazon
Verne Hatches an Egg
star
9.00
3 votes

#8 - Verne Hatches an Egg

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/26/1992

Verne uses the DeLorean to look for something to bring in for show and tell, finding a dinosaur egg. Unfortunately, the egg hatches in the present and it becomes more and more difficult to hide it.

Directors: Bob Gale
Mac the Black
star
8.80
5 votes

#9 - Mac the Black

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/1992

Marty and Verne travel to 1500s Caribbean, where Verne hopes to get an earring and Marty has to deal with pirate Mac The Black.

Directors: Bob Gale
A Friend in Deed
star
8.67
3 votes

#10 - A Friend in Deed

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/3/1992

After Biff plans to evict Jennifer's family from their ranch, Marty goes to the Old West to stop Biff's family from getting the ranch deed.

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:iTunes
A Verne by Any Other Name
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8.33
3 votes

#11 - A Verne by Any Other Name

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/14/1992

Verne gets sick of his name after kids keep making fun of him and goes to great lengthes to get it changed, even going back to see his parents just before he's born.

Directors: Bob Gale
Batter Up
star
8.25
4 votes

#12 - Batter Up

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/9/1991

Marty takes the place of his ancestor, pitcher Pee Wee McFly, to help his team win a 1897 Pennant game. But a nasty gangster named Diamond Jim Tannen wanted Pee Wee to lose.

Directors: Peyton Reed
Gone Fishin'
star
8.20
5 votes

#13 - Gone Fishin'

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/30/1991

When Doc was four, he fell into a river during a fishing trip and has had a fear of it happening again ever since. After the boys learn about this, they and Marty try to change it. But they regret it when it leads to a mishap with a stunt plane, causing young Emmett Brown to become a famous daredevil.

Go Fly a Kite
star
8.14
7 votes

#14 - Go Fly a Kite

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/26/1991

After Jules insults his intelligence and comments that he can't really be a part of the family, Verne starts to think his real father is Benjamin Franklin. Unfortunately, this leads to Verne ruining Franklin's famous electricity experiment and it's up to Doc to set things straight.

Directors: Peyton Reed
Witchcraft
star
8.10
10 votes

#15 - Witchcraft

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/12/1991

Marty makes an emergency trip back to Salem, Massachusetts in the DeLorean to deliver a spare flux capacitor to Doc and the family. While Doc installs it to fix the train, Marty, Clara and the boys go into town, where Marty gets accused of being a witch.

Directors: Peyton Reed
Watch Now:Amazon
Time Waits for No Frogs / Einstein's Adventure
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8.00
4 votes

#16 - Time Waits for No Frogs / Einstein's Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/2/1991

a) Looking to cure Marty's athlete's foot, Doc and Marty travel back in time to locate an extinct frog in South America, where they have to stop Biffando from stealing the Incas' gold. b) Two bank robbers steal the DeLorean and end up outside an Australian prison in 1790. With him having been in the back seat, it's up to Einstein to get himself and these robbers home.

Watch Now:iTunes
Clara's Folks
star
8.00
2 votes

#17 - Clara's Folks

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/14/1991

Marty, Jules and Verne head back to the 1850s, where they meet Jules and Verne's maternal grandparents, Daniel and Martha. Unfortunately, Martha falls in love with Marty instead of Daniel, and Clara is in danger of never existing. Things get worse when Martha is kidnapped by Wild Bill Tannen...

Super Doc
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8.00
2 votes

#18 - Super Doc

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/12/1992

Marty and the boys learn Doc had a stint in wrestling during the fifties, but never really competed. Travelling back in time, Marty and the boys attempt to get Doc to enter the ring. This unfortunately leads to him getting hit on the head and becoming a bumbling superhero.

Directors: Bob Gale
Watch Now:Amazon
Verne's New Friend
star
7.67
3 votes

#19 - Verne's New Friend

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/1992

Verne and his new friend, Chris, go see a 1930s circus, which the owners are about to lose to landlord Farmer Tannen.

Directors: Bob Gale
Roman Holiday a.k.a. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Race
star
7.50
6 votes

#20 - Roman Holiday a.k.a. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Race

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/19/1991

Marty and Doc head to Ancient Rome, unaware Jules and Verne are joining them. While the boys cause trouble, Marty gets mixed up in a chariot race with Bifficus and Doc gets thrown to the lions.

Watch Now:iTunes
Forward to the Past
star
7.40
10 votes

#21 - Forward to the Past

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/28/1991

Doc and the boys travel back to prehistoric times to test a new invention and Doc stops a meteor from colliding with Earth. They don't realize they changed history until they return home and find a civilization where dinosaurs rule!

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Solar Sailors
star
7.33
3 votes

#22 - Solar Sailors

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/16/1991

It's Doc and Clara's anniversary and the kids get them tickets for a cruise, which takes place in 2091 and takes them into space. Unfortunately, Ziff Tannen sabotages the cruise ship.

Hill Valley Brown-Out
star
7.33
3 votes

#23 - Hill Valley Brown-Out

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/21/1992

Just before the Founder's Day Celebration, the town loses all its electricity again because of Doc. His attempt to fix it makes things worse, causing everyone to want the Brown family kicked out of town.

Directors: Bob Gale
Dickens of a Christmas
star
6.40
5 votes

#24 - Dickens of a Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/23/1991

It's Christmas time so the Brown family and Marty go to 1800s London to celebrate. Unfortunately, the boys lose the key to the DeLorean to a pickpocket and Clara, a toy shop manager and his family get thrown into prison by Ebiffnezer Tannen.

Directors: Peyton Reed
Watch Now:Amazon
Brothers
star
5.84
62 votes

#25 - Brothers

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/14/1991

Running away from home, Verne uses the DeLorean to travel back in time. When Doc, Marty and Jules go after him, they arrive in the middle of the Civil War where Jules and Verne get caught up on different sides.

Watch Now:Amazon

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