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->'''Marina:''' You're not worried about changing the past and messing up the future?
->'''Pearl:''' Nah. I'd only make good changes. Like giving cellphones to cavesquids.
-->-- ''VideoGame/Splatoon2''


->''"Once more, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero the wheels of suffering are set in motion by my hand]]. By [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaWarriorWithin taking Kaileena from the Island of Time]], I've changed the course of history. Without the Sands of Time, I never [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime journeyed to Asad, never killed the Vizier]]. Now he [[BackFromTheDead lives again]], driven by [[AmbitionIsEvil the same]] [[AGodAmI mad]] [[ImmortalitySeeker desire]]."

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->''"Once more, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero the wheels of suffering are set in motion by my hand]]. By [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaWarriorWithin taking Kaileena from the Island of Time]], I've changed the course of history. Without the Sands of Time, I never [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime journeyed to Asad, never killed the Vizier]]. Now he [[BackFromTheDead lives again]], driven by [[AmbitionIsEvil the same]] [[AGodAmI mad]] [[ImmortalitySeeker desire]].""''

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->''"Once more, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero the wheels of suffering are set in motion by my hand]]. By [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaWarriorWithin taking Kaileena from the Island of Time]], I've changed the course of history. Without the Sands of Time, I never [[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaTheSandsOfTime journeyed to Asad, never killed the Vizier]]. Now he [[BackFromTheDead lives again]], driven by [[AmbitionIsEvil the same]] [[AGodAmI mad]] [[ImmortalitySeeker desire]]."
-->--'''The Prince''', ''VideoGame/PrinceOfPersiaTheTwoThrones''


'''Gypsy:''' Changing the past ''always'' turns the future into a nuclear wasteland. It just ''does'', okay?\\
-->--''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravelers The Time Travellers]]''

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'''Gypsy:''' Changing the past ''always'' turns the future into a nuclear wasteland. It just ''does'', okay?\\
-->--''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'',
okay?
-->-- ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'',
''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravelers The Time Travellers]]''


->'''Bill''': So, what are the rules?\\
'''The Doctor''': Rules?\\
'''Bill''': Yeah. Travelling to the past, There's got to be rules. If I step on a butterfly, it could send ripples through time that mean I'm not even born in the first place and I could just disappear.\\
'''The Doctor''': Definitely. I mean, that's what happened to Pete.\\
'''Bill''': Pete?\\
'''The Doctor''': Your friend, Pete. He was standing there a moment ago, but he stepped on a butterfly and now you don't even remember him.\\
'''Bill''': Shut up! I'm being serious!\\
'''The Doctor''': Yeah, so was Pete.\\
'''Bill''': You know what I mean. Every choice I make in this moment, here and now, could change the whole future.\\
'''The Doctor''': Exactly like every other day of your life. The only thing to do is to stop worrying about it.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "Thin Ice"



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-->--''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravellers The Time Travellers]]''

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-->--''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravellers ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravelers The Time Travellers]]''

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->'''Gypsy:''' Nonono! You changed the past and now the future is a nuclear wasteland.\\
'''Tom Servo:''' What? From the 1920s?\\
'''Gypsy:''' Changing the past ''always'' turns the future into a nuclear wasteland. It just ''does'', okay?\\
-->--''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', ''[[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S11E03TheTimeTravellers The Time Travellers]]''


-->--'''Benjamin Button''': ''{{The Curious Case of Benjamin Button}}''

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-->--'''Benjamin Button''': ''{{The Curious Case of Benjamin Button}}''
''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton''



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-->'''Creator/RyanNorth''', ''[[http://btothef.tumblr.com/ B to the F: The Novelization of Back To The Future]]''

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-->'''Creator/RyanNorth''', -->-- '''Creator/RyanNorth''', ''[[http://btothef.tumblr.com/ B to the F: The Novelization of Back To The Future]]''
Future]]''

-> THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT - A tiny butterfly flapping its wings today may lead to a devastating hurricane weeks from now. The smallest decision can dramatically change the future. Your actions will shape how the story unfolds. Your story is one of many possibilities. Choose your actions carefully.
-->-- Intro to ''VideoGame/UntilDawn''


->'''Kyon''': Hey, Nagato. Could you make it rain on the day of the game? A huge one that'll cancel the game.
->'''Nagato''': It is possible. However, it is not recommended.
->'''Kyon''': Why's that?
->'''Nagato''': Alterations to the local environmental data may result in aftereffects on this planet's ecosystem.
->'''Kyon''': How long before these aftereffects show up?
->'''Nagato''': Between a few centuries and ten millennia.
->'''Kyon''': Then I guess we probably shouldn't.
->'''Nagato''': Yes.

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->'''Kyon''': Hey, Nagato. Could you make it rain on the day of the game? A huge one that'll cancel the game.
->'''Nagato''':
game.\\
'''Nagato''':
It is possible. However, it is not recommended.
->'''Kyon''':
recommended.\\
'''Kyon''':
Why's that?
->'''Nagato''':
that?\\
'''Nagato''':
Alterations to the local environmental data may result in aftereffects on this planet's ecosystem.
->'''Kyon''':
ecosystem.\\
'''Kyon''':
How long before these aftereffects show up?
->'''Nagato''':
up?\\
'''Nagato''':
Between a few centuries and ten millennia.
->'''Kyon''':
millennia.\\
'''Kyon''':
Then I guess we probably shouldn't.
->'''Nagato''':
shouldn't.\\
'''Nagato''':
Yes.


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-> HEADS UP: by subtly altering traffic patterns today AND throughout your entire life both by taking cars, buses, bikes and skateboards and those times you DIDN'T take cars, buses, bikes or skateboards, you've caused several people to be killed in car accidents and/or NOT be killed in car accidents who would've otherwise survived/died. IT IS ALL YOUR FAULT.\\\
THINK ABOUT IT\\\
{{YOU MONSTER}}
-->'''Creator/RyanNorth''', ''[[http://btothef.tumblr.com/ B to the F: The Novelization of Back To The Future]]''

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-> "So, despite the temptation, altering the timeline is more foolish than productive. Anybody who would built a space-time object replacement device is a complete '''[[PowerEchoes moron.]]'''"
-->--'''Professor Membrane,''' ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' ("Big Bad Rubber Piggy")


->'''Cassie''': Why can't you second-guess history? I mean, if you ''could'' go back and change things so that the U.S. was ready to fight earlier ''[in WorldWarII]''...\\

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->'''Cassie''': Why can't you second-guess history? I mean, if you ''could'' go back and change things so that the U.S. was ready to fight earlier ''[in WorldWarII]''...UsefulNotes/WorldWarII]''...\\


-->--''The Boredom of LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiyaSuzumiyaHaruhi''

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-->--''The Boredom of LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiyaSuzumiyaHaruhi''
[[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya SuzumiyaHaruhi]]''



--> -- ''BeingErica''

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--> -- ''BeingErica''
''Series/BeingErica''


-->--''The Boredom of SuzumiyaHaruhi''

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-->--''The Boredom of SuzumiyaHaruhi''
LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiyaSuzumiyaHaruhi''



'''Dr. Tom''': I love that movie.\\

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'''Dr. Tom''': I love [[Film/BackToTheFuture that movie.movie]].\\



-->--'''Professor Farnsworth''', ''{{Futurama}}'' ("Roswell That Ends Well")

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-->--'''Professor Farnsworth''', ''{{Futurama}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' ("Roswell That Ends Well")



Return to the ButterflyOfDoom here, but DON'T... ''TOUCH''... '''''[[ThisIsSparta ANYTHING!]]'''''

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Return to the ButterflyOfDoom here, but DON'T... ''TOUCH''... '''''[[ThisIsSparta '''''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis ANYTHING!]]'''''


--> -- ''{{Animorphs}}'', book 7, page 134

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--> -- ''{{Animorphs}}'', ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'', book 7, page 134



--> -- ''{{Animorphs}}'', book 7, page 161

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--> -- ''{{Animorphs}}'', ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}'', book 7, page 161

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