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2 items from 2015

Technology Back to the Future never saw coming: 8 gadgets that would blow Marty McFly's mind

21 October 2015 6:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

October 21st, 2015 - the day that good old Marty McFly and Doc Brown will pop into our hoverboard-riding, fax-sending, flying car-driving world. Except... no, we don't do any of those things. Blame scriptwriters Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale - Back to the Future Day has forever skewed our expectations of 2015.

But then again, it's not all tech-based doom and gloom either. We might not have a Mr Fusion powering the Digital Spy servers yet, but we enjoy a few advances not predicted by Back to the Future II that would blow the minds of our beloved time-travelling cohorts. Such as...

1. A little thing called the internet

Let's kick things off with a biggy. Sure - predicting something that would immeasurably change every facet of the world, forever, is a toughie. But the Internet seems like a pretty big oversight in Back to the Future's view of 2015. Especially as, when »

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Hello?! Dom Joly is bringing back Trigger Happy TV on Channel 4

21 May 2015 8:36 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Keep an eye out for a tall guy in silly outfits. Trigger Happy TV is coming back after 12 years.

Channel 4 has decided to bring back Dom Joly's prank show, unless of course Joly's announcement is a prank itself.

Speaking to BBC Radio London's Robert Elms, Joly promised a more "cinematic" version of the original series, which ran from 2000 to 2003 including an American spinoff on Comedy Central.

"I'm bringing Trigger Happy back. I just went to Channel 4 yesterday. I'm doing it in a very different way.

"I'm doing it in kind of 'modules' because I really want to make some cinematic-style ones. I want some really big hits.

"So it's not coming back as the original show, it's coming back as a Trigger Happy stunt show, so I'm quite excited about that."

Joly said he found fame "really terrifying" in the early 2000s, explaining: "I didn't want that level. »

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