I've always felt it's an OK, meh movie. It seems to rely on gimmicks and time gags ("What's a rerun?") to get its yuks, and it has no business being as beloved as it remains to this day. My wife and my son loved it, as they have their own minds and, in our family, you're allowed to like what you like without criticism. I watched it, happy they were happy, and amused.
In the back of my mind while watching Christopher Lloyd attach the cable to the tower clock, I was worried about Penn.
The consequences of a loss in this game to the 2015 season would have been severe. The Mountain Hawks were already coming off a rough 55-17 loss to James Madison, one where criticisms of the team, the coaches, and players were starting to be heard. A 1-2 start heading into two tough out-of-conference games versus Princeton and Yale could have the Mountain Hawks staring down a 1-4 start going into conference play.
Instead, Lehigh would crack 40 points at home in a 42-21 win over Penn, scoring six touchdowns and for the most part controlling the game in a way that wasn't seen in a while at Murray Goodman Stadium.
With a three touchdown win and the Mountain Hawks dropping 40 points at home, are we... Back to the Future?
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