- " 'The clothes fit?' Doc asked. / Marty nodded unenthusiastically. 'All except the boots. They're too tight.' / He held up the offending footwear. He had tried them on, but had gone back to his Nikes when the boots had crushed his toes."
- —From Back to the Future by Craig Shaw Gardner (quote, page 32)
Cowboy boots were a type of footwear commonly seen in the 1800s.
Marty promised Doc that he would put these cowboy boots on when he arrived in the Old West, but when he did the boots ended up being thrown by Marty as he was chased by a bear.