Marty and Doc’s Back to the Future Friendship Made No Sense, John Mulaney Explains

“I like using references when, hopefully, the fact that I’m using it is what’s funny, not the reference itself,” John Mulaney told Vulture in an interview earlier this week. And you can see him put that philosophy to the test in his new hour special, The Comeback Kid, which hits Netflix on Friday. The best example is a bit about Back to the Future, a movie that maybe makes no sense. No, it’s not crazy to believe in time travel; it’s crazy to believe that a kid could be friends with some old scientist and everyone would be chill about it.

Mulaney Points Out Back to the Future Weirdness