Every Back to the Future and Chicago Cubs fan know about the second movie’s prediction of a 2015 World Series win. Well, it turns out the movie wasn’t technically wrong.
The official Back to the Future Twitter account explained why the Cubs World Series prediction was one year off:
— Back to the Futureâ„¢ (@BacktotheFuture) November 3, 2016
When they were making the movie in the late 80s, there’s no way they could’ve predicted that MLB players would strike in 1994. So they were thrown off by one year. But since the strike happened, the Cubs winning was delayed to 2016.