The official Mattel Back to the Future hoverboard is here, and it looks exactly like it did in Back to the Future II: happy neon pink retro future glory. All the details are there — the hole where Marty ripped off the pole, the foot strap and the graphics — but it doesn't actually hover. No matter, this is your childhood dreams in a toy.
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