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Jimmy Kimmel celebrated “Back to the Future Day” — with a surprise visit from none other than the real Marty McFly and Doc Brown!

Thing is, Jimmy had to explain to them why there are no flying cars or peace in the Middle East — and they also talked about the threat of their great adversary “who became a a rich, evil and megalomaniacal casino owner and ruined the world.” But at least he was able to get in a selfie with these two cultural legends.

Jimmy also sat down with Bernie Sanders, who made his case for why he really would be electable:

Larry Wilmore looked at all the hype that CNN put into the run-up to Joe Biden’s announcement on Wednesday, and all their heated speculation of what he might say: “Why don’t you just wait five f@#$ing minutes?!”

Trevor Noah and Jessica Williams examined Paul Ryan’s demands of House Republicans, if they want him to become Speaker of the House:

And Conan O’Brien put forward another possible candidate for speaker: Andy Richter. “He’s a white male form the Midwest; he looks Christian; he’s comfortable behind a lectern; and he has a closet full of mildly ill-fitting suits.”

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