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Michael J. Fox became so attached to the role that he accidentally got into the character of Marty while he was on set for other movies. While he was filming The Frighteners, he repeatedly used the wrong name during scenes. Instead of calling out to the judge, he would say Doc on accident.
Presumably, when we place our ephemera into a time capsule, whether it’s a ziploc baggie in a shoebox in the backyard, or a municipal vault sealed on the occasion of some locally-relevant anniversary, we hope to impart an accurate snapshot to the future — a selective recreation of life as we know it.
You watch Back to the Future and read a little Audrey Niffenegger, and you think you know everything. Have you considered that, in the wrong historical moment, you could be picked apart by lions for the amusement of a coliseum, or die gasping and spitting from cholera?