Quotes: Alternate Timeline
"I hate alternate timelines. They make for messy bookkeeping."
Doc Brown: Obviously, the time continuum has been disrupted creating this new temporal event sequence, resulting in this alternate reality.
Marty McFly: English, Doc.
Doc: Here, here-here. Let me illustrate.
(He moves aside cardboard boxes to set up his chalkboard)
Doc: Imagine that this line represents time. (draws a line) 1985...the future...the past. Prior to this point in time, somewhere in the past, the timeline skewed into this tangent (draws a diverging line), creating an alternate 1985. Alternate to you, me, and Einstein, but reality for everyone else.