Playmobil Is Going Back to the Future in 2020!

NEW YORK — Great Scott! Dust off your DeLoreans, sci-fi fans because Playmobil will launch three new sets from the “Back to the Future” films in 2020 that will have you channeling your inner Marty McFly. 

Playmobil, which released a full line of Mars exploration sets this year, will follow it up with a line of Back to the Future sets that feature the iconic time-traveling DeLorean and characters from the 1985 science fiction film (and its two sequels). The toy company unveiled the new Playmobil sets last week here at New York Comic Con. 

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The new Playmobil playsets will include a hero set with the Delorean, 1985 Marty McFly and Doc Brown, as well as Doc’s dog Einstein and their accessories. The line will also include a two-pack featuring the figures of 1955 Doc Brown and Marty. 

Finally, a set of collectible 6-inch Doc Brown and Marty characters will round out the sets. Playmobil has not release prices yet for the new sets, but they will be available in May 2020. 

Here’s a look at the new sets as seen at Playmobil’s NYCC booth.

Playmobil DeLorean

Playmobil unveiled its new Back to the Future sets in a glass display case at New York Comic Con 2019. The main set comes with Marty, Doc Brown, Einstein the dog, plutonium and case and the iconic Delorean time machine.

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The gull wings of Back to the Future’s DeLorean swing open for Playmobil’s Marty and Doc to climb inside. 

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The lightning rod to power Marty’s trip “back to the future” from the first film is installed on Playmobil’s DeLorean in this display.

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Playmobil’s DeLorean looks sleek in this head-on view.

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1955 Doc and Marty 

In addition to the main set, Playmobil has this two-pack of 1955 Doc and Marty, complete with newspaper and a guitar, just what Marty needs for the Enchantment Under the Sea dance.

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Collectible 6-Inch Back to the Future Figures

Playmobil has also created these large 6-inch collectible figures  for its Back to the Future line, featuring 1985 Marty and accessories, and Doc Brown with his DeLorean remote control. 

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Playmobil’s Back to the Future line follows the company’s “Ghostbusters” line, another 1980s franchise. The company unveiled a set of new collectible 6-inch Ghostbusters figures for 2020 at NYCC. 

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