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Lorraine and Biff meet up in glorious ‘Back to the Future’ reunion

'I can’t wait to see who runs this dump.'


Josh Katzowitz

Internet Culture

Posted on Sep 3, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 7:24 am CDT

The internet can’t get enough of Back to the Future reunions. Even when it involves Biff Tannen sneaking up behind Lorraine McFly.

On Saturday, Lea Thompson—who played Lorraine, the mother and near paramour of Michael J. Fox’s Marty McFly in the popular time-traveling movie—posted a video of herself outside of a restaurant called Biff’s and said, “I’m outside Biff’s Café with …”

She then panned the camera, and Tom Wilson—who played iconic bully Biff Tannen—walked up behind her, smiled into the camera, and exclaimed, “I can’t wait to see who runs this dump.”

As Mashable notes, the reunion occurred late last month at Fan Expo Canada in Toronto. In an Instagram photo uploaded on Saturday, Thompson posed with Wilson, Fox, and Christopher Lloyd. The caption says, “Wow. Such good times and amazing fans at #fanexpotoronto I got very emotional. It really is an honor to have been a part of so many people’s lives through the years. Thank you for being such an amazing part of mine.”


Though Thompson refers to the eatery as Biff’s Café, it’s actually called Biff’s Bistro. According to Google, Biff’s is a “relaxed restaurant with a patio serving classic French fare plus an extensive wine list.” Unlike Lou’s Café in the movie, Biff’s does not appear to serve either chocolate milk or candy bars (though you can purchase lamb tagine and merguez for $37). Considering it’s received a collective score of 4.2 by reviewers on Google, the restaurant is most likely not “a dump.”

But Back to the Future fans can’t seem to get enough of the 33-year-old movie and its stars’ reunions. The video had 530,000 views on Twitter 12 hours after Thompson posted it.


The only thing that would have made Thompson’s nine-second clip even better? If Wilson had walked up to Thompson, called her a “butt head,” and told her to “make like a tree and get outta here.”

H/T Mashable

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*First Published: Sep 3, 2018, 11:48 am CDT