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Dr. Emmett Brown (Doc Brown)

Doc Brown also known as Dr Emmet is an Iconic Character from Back to the Future as well a pop culture icon. We see his adaption very popularly in ‘Rick and Morty’ the writers even state it was inspired from the 80’s Cult classic, and we are not surprised. in his family’s mansion in Hill Valley, California. Dr. Brown was once very wealthy, until he spent all his money on realizing his ultimate “vision” – a time-travel device. This eccentric man is full of positivity. verbose and enthusiastic, Doc Brown speaks in a grand, antiquated manner. His eccentric character doesn’t clash with his undying optimism. As he likes to say, “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” 

Living… in 1985, on the verge of completing his vaunted time machine: a DeLorean DMC-12 sports car altered with a “flux capacitor,” a radioactive device that functions as the core of the time machine. His Profession?… inventor. Doc Brown describes himself as a “student of all sciences.” He spends his time toiling away in his garage-turned-laboratory, where he invented the flux capacitor. He’s willing to take any risk in order to pursue his vision, including scamming Libyan terrorists. As Doc puts it, “They wanted me to build them a bomb, so I took their plutonium and, in turn, gave them a shoddy bomb casing full of used pinballs.” 

His biggest Challenge is getting his young friend Marty McFly back to the future. When Marty is sent from 1985 back to 1955, he seeks out the help of the younger Doc Brown. In 1955, Doc Brown has to find a way of getting Marty back where he belongs before he accidently alters the course of history – and potentially erases his own existence. His futuristic car is one of the most iconic pieces in the movie and the talk of the 80’s

His Interests?…science. Doc reveres the great scientists, mathematicians, and inventors from history. He named his two dogs Copernicus and Einstein, and he keeps portraits of famous scientists such as Isaac Newton and Thomas Edison in his laboratory.  Even though we only know briefly of Doc’s past and his introduction to science, we know he’s kind of all over the place but a trusting companion to have around. 

'A touch of Mystique to everything I do' Roshni Srinivasan write a Blog dedicated to B-movies and underground film, the lesser known gems. Especially dedicated to cultivating a space for Horror enthusiasts like myself and misfits interested in topics of 'absurdity', 'the mystical' and 'the Obscure'

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