George Takei’s “Day After the Future” Hoax

George Takei, legendary on Facebook for sharing amusing images on his page which are then liked and shared by thousands of fans, posted this today, along with the caption “We are now the day AFTER the future. LIKE and SHARE if you get this.”

Referencing, of course, Back to the Future. Unfortunately though this is just another variation of a hoax that has been done several times already. The image of the time circuit has been photoshopped to a modern date along with some quip about the future being here now.

The correct date originally set in the film was, and always shall be, Oct 21st 2015.


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