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Michael J. Fox Congratulates the Chicago Cubs with an Awesome ‘Back to the Future’ Reference

Go Cubs, GO!  In case you’ve been living under a rock these past few days, The Chicago Cubs made baseball history this week when they broke their 108 year curse by winning the World Series over the Cleveland Indians.  The Series came down to extra innings in a final game 7 and was one of THE best games of baseball fans had ever witnessed.  Both teams played their hardest but the Cubbies came out on top.

Throughout the years, many films and pop culture sources have poked fun at the possibility of the Cubs winning the World Series.  One of the most iconic of these is the beloved film Back to the Future Part II.  In Part II, Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) travels to the future, specifically to 2015, in a world where the Cubs win the series by sweeping a fictional team called the Miami Gators in 5 straight games.  Do you remember the scene?  If you need a refresher, check out the clip below:

Now, the fictional prediction has come true (with some minor differences in the details) and the internet is losing its mind!  Michael J. Fox joined in the fandom party and congratulated the Cubs with one simple and yet totally amazing tweet:

This IS heavy!  Life imitating art in the most awesome way! Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs on an amazing, unforgettable and historic season and congratulations to the Cleveland Indians on a great run.

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A self-proclaimed nerd, karaoke junkie, craft beer enthusiast and lover of all things pop culture, Denise enjoys all facets of entertainment from Broadway to box office blockbusters. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, concerts (lots and lots of concerts), volunteering, reading and playing with her rescue kitten, Samantha (who rescued who, right?). Denise currently resides in Long Island, New York and is honored to be a part of the Fan Fest News team!