The DeLorean time machine is most certainly a “character” in the BTTF trilogy and I am more than fine including it amongst its human characters.
I’m not sure that Back to the Future would have been as successful as it was without the DeLorean. I mean sure another car could have taken its place but there is something special about the DeLorean’s presence in the film.
I left it to the third film because I like when it gets the 50s retrofitting to get it back to the future (even though it then goes back instead). When it gets destroyed at the end of the film it’s heartbreaking.
This is part of the 366 Characters from 366 Films project running throughout 2020. The original illustrations go on sale over on the Lee Draws Stuff store the same day (around 9:00 am Brisbane time) and are available until someone snaps it up.
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