References to Back to the Future
- Omaha's Number 1 News Team - The rioting act that breaks out in the town square is reminiscent of that in 1985A.
- The Inspiration to Draw This - The scene where the doctor got the inspiration to draw a sketch of the Flux capacitor. In this skit, Emmett Brown is hanging himself in the bathroom, when he slips and bonks his head on the sink.
- 87 MPH - A cop pulls Marty over just one mile shy of 88 - the mileage required to make the DeLorean time machine travel through time.
- Comet's Christmas Miracle - The scene where Comet says, "Legs? Where we're going, we don't need legs!" and flies toward the camera is a reminder of the ending scene from Back to the Future Part I.
- Meet the Bachelors - George McFly, Biff Tannen, and Marty are on a game show. When Lorraine says she'll become a nun, this causes Marty to disappear.
- Doc Brown's Plutonium - This skit goes back story of how Emmett obtained the Plutonium from the Libyan terrorist group.
- Calling Chuck Berry - When Marvin Berry makes the preposterous decision to call his cousin Chuck from a conveniently placed phone during a prom performance, he ends up changing history.
- Jay-Z & the Doc - Jay-Z helps Dr. Emmett Brown get back to the future by performing a rap song about it.
- A Delorian? - Marty keeps criticizing the car that Emmett builds the time machine into. By the time the doctor builds it into a car that Marty thinks is awesome, the doctor drives off without him, since Marty just kept on criticizing him.
BTTF actors in Robot Chicken
- Lea Thompson - Lorraine Baines McFly in "Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"
- Christopher Lloyd - Dr. Emmett Brown in both "Casablankman II" & "Eaten by Cats" (the later of which he also voiced Early Hacker)
- Billy Zane - Pilot & King Ding Dong in "Poisoned by Relatives"