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3 Real Life Time Travelers

December 2, 2019


– Are time travelers really real?
– Let’s talk about that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ – Good Mythical Morning!
– Today is October 21st, 2015, the infamous destination day
for Marty McFly and Doc Brown in – Back to the Future Part II.
– Mm! Now, that movie was released in 1989, so
their 26-year leap into the future is now – our present.
– Whoa! And they delivered on a number of
predictions including hoverboards, thumb print payment, drone cameras,
video calling, and the wild popularity of – PewDiePie.
– Oh ho! That’s not true. So, in the spirit of Marty McFly, the
DeLorean, and the Flux Capacitor, we’re gonna be talking about some real
life time travelers! Now, you may remember last year we did an episode called
“4 Cases of Time Travel.” – I do.
– Well, it turns out there are so many amazing cases and claims about time travel
that that’s not enough to cover it! So we did a little boopity-boop-boop-
badoop-boop-boop research and we got – some more for you.
– Lemme hit you with this…open cockpit – biplane pilot from 1935,
– Wow, that’s a mouthful. Sir Robert Victor Goddard, a pilot for the
British Royal Air Force. When you got “Sir” in front of your name and you say
you’ve traveled in time, listen. – Listen to that guy.
– ‘Cause that means he’s like a knight, right? He’s been knighted.
If you’re a “Sir,” right? Well, he was flying during the day,
and it was a round trip flight. – Yep, the best.
– And he’s going to Edinburgh and he looks down on his way and he sees the
abandoned airfield in Drem, Scotland. – You’ve heard of it.
– There it is, yeah. Everybody has. Nothing out of the ordinary here, you
know? Dilapidated tarmac, four hangars in disrepair, pastures with some cows… but
then, on his way back on the round trip, coming back through, he encounters some
problems. He enters a downward spiral, almost dies, okay? But then he recovers
and he finds himself flying in these strange yellow clouds,
and then the clouds– You sure they weren’t yellow puddles
on the inside of the cockpit? (chuckles) Could’ve been. And the clouds
part and he looks down and lo and behold, there is the same Drem Airfield
in Scotland, but now– – (dramatically) In the future!
– It’s totally operational and renovated. It looks good as new. There are four
planes down there painted yellow. Now, we all know that back then the RAF
planes were not painted yellow. – Oh yeah. Who would’ve thought of that?
– There was one monoplane down there which was unlike anything in the Royal Air
Force in 1935. The mechanics’ overalls… you know, they were all working and
bustling down there– they were all wearing blue overalls. You know they don’t
wear blue overalls back then! – This guy’s got good vision.
– They wear what? What color do they – wear back then, Rhett?
– I dunno. – (whispers) Brown.
– Brown! Brown! That’s right. Made it safely back,
tells his friends, they don’t believe him. And then, four years later, 1939, guess
what happened. They did reopen Drem Airfield, and what color did they
paint the training planes? – Yellow.
– Yellow! And they had one monoplane called “The Magister” just like the one he
witnessed, was added to the fleet. And the mechanics’ overalls were
changed to what color, Rhett? – Blue.
– Blue! Was he on the planning committee
for the new Air Force base? – (laughs)
– I mean, there’s a way to confirm that your prediction comes true, just be on
the board of directors. Do you know that – he wasn’t?
– I don’t know. – And maybe he just has insight–
– He was a “Sir.” into aviation fashion. I mean, I could
totally see that going from brown to blue. – He wrote a book!
– Seems innovative. In 1975, called “The Flight Towards
Reality.” That’s good enough for me. I’m gonna read that! Okay, so that’s
his story. I’ve got another story. – A little more recent.
– Top that. Andrew Basiago. This guy’s a lawyer with
five degrees. He’s also a writer and a member of Mensa. He also happens
to be the first child to teleport! – Okay.
– Through time. – Smart lawyer.
– Okay. This guy has gone on Coast to Coast AM, this AM radio
show that’s absolutely amazing. And they don’t just let
anyone on that show. – No, they don’t.
– (Rhett and crew laugh) And he’s told this entire story,
so these are some tidbits from the story. – Okay.
– So, he claims that back in 1968 when he was a boy, he was part of something called
“Project Pegasus,” which is a supposed classified exploration of time travel
and teleportation project sanctioned – by the US government.
– So they would send kids on time travel – excursions?
– Yeah! Yeah, because, you know, I guess the time machines are small.
You gotta put youngsters in there. 140 of ’em supposedly involved in this.
He claims, among a number of things, to have gone back to 1 million BC to
check out the dinosaurs, where he was almost eaten alive. Either he was
misquoted or… 1 million BC is not far enough for the dinosaurs. You gotta go–
remember, like 65 million years is when – they went extinct, so…
– Well, he was a kid. – Maybe he got his math mixed up.
– Maybe. He went to 2045 to pick up some microfilm.
That’s in the future. Can’t wait to see what that is! Microfilm. He’s also said
that he traveled back and forth to Mars as part of the military’s plan to
establish an American presence on the Red Planet, and, for one of those
trips, he was accompanied by none other than President Barack Obama, who, at
that time, was going by the name – “Barry Sotoro.”
– And going through puberty? I mean, what are these, middle
schoolers traveling around Mars? I think it said that Barack was a teenager
at the time, which 1968… doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to me, but… okay,
anyway. As if that wasn’t believable, he says that because of his good
performance in these duties, – Okay.
– he was given the opportunity on November 19, 1863, to go back and see
Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address. And there’s photographic
evidence, everybody! – Bring it on!
– Here’s the photo. This is what Andrew says, quote, “I am the boy standing in
the center of the image looking to his right. My shoes were lost in the transit
through the Quantum Plenum that took me from the plasma confinement chamber.
A cobbler–” that’s a shoemaker, not a peach cobbler that you would enjoy–
“by the name of John Lawrence Burns furnished me with a pair of men’s street
shoes and a Union winter parka. In this image, you can see how oversized the shoes
were. When I walked over to this location and stood in this manner to detract
attention from my shoes–” This is how I always stand when I wanna detract
attention from my big shoes. – (Link laughs)
– (Rhett) I just kinda look to the right and point both of ’em
in the same direction. – (laughs)
– “Lincoln had not yet arrived and I only stood in this position for several minutes
before the quantum field effect produced by the plasma confinement chamber ended
and I found myself back in the Time Lab in New Jersey!” So he didn’t get to see the
Gettysburg Address! What a bummer! – But he got some sweet new kicks!
– Yeah he did. – (crew laughs)
– A little oversized, but you know, you can just stand sideways
and nobody’ll notice. – So the proof is right there!
– So, this is photographic evidence. – Proof is in the shoes.
– And this guy’s made quite a stir – on the radio circuit, Link!
– Has he, now? He has. So there’s that.
You got another one? Well, is there any other pictures of
the shoes? Because I’m really into that. Nope, but I could do, like,
a CSI zoom-in on ’em though. On November 2nd, in the year 2000, a user
by the name of “Timetravel_0” began a thread on the Time Travel Institute
Forum’s web site and claimed that he was – from the year 2036.
– Mmhm. And he was like, “I’ll answer
any questions you got.” – (laughs) Here I am at the forum.
– I’m a time traveler and here are my – office hours. Um, so–
– This is the place to go if you come back from the future, though.
The Time Travel Institute forums. – Right.
– I mean… don’t go to the press. Quickly, some of the things you gather
are: he was an American soldier from the year 2036 based in Hillsboro County,
Florida, and his name was John Titor. He started traveling in time as part of
an undercover secret government project where he had to return to the year 1975
and retrieve an IBM 5100 computer – Of course!
– and bring it back to 2036. But instead of just going back to the future, he
stopped in the year 2000 for, quote– Hold on. Why was he getting a computer
from 1975 to solve a problem in the future? To debug the Unix Year
2038 problem, which is– – Oh! Oh, okay. Continue.
– (Rhett and crew laugh) – It’s like Y2K but in 2038.
– Yeah, gotta have those 1975 computers. Instead of going back to the future, he
stopped in the year 2000 for, quote, – “some personal reasons.”
– That was a good year! As he’s answering all these questions in
the forum, he’s giving all types of details. You can read all this stuff.
It’s really fascinating. He explained time travel, he said he travels using a
Displacement Unit that was made by General Electric. He’s very forthright.
He scanned user manuals. – He had a brand integration in his story.
– (laughs) – GE!
– (both laugh) Yeah. And he showed pictures of equipment
and he had taken those photos with – Polaroid cameras.
– Yeah. He’s into retro stuff. – (laughs)
– He goes back to 1975, he only takes – Polaroids… I like this guy.
– So, the situation is, you know, if in 2036, this guy was in the military,
then, if you look at the range of time, – well, right now in 2015–
– He’s alive right now. ‘Cause they’re not gonna send, like, an 18-year-old
on this mission. Well, if they did, he could be about to be
born, or he could be in grade school. – No, Link, he’s alive.
– Most likely. You can’t be but at least 30 years old to
go on a mission like this, so 30 years old in 2036, he’s like 9 years old
right now. This is a 9-year-old! John! – And he’s going to be a time traveler.
– Well, we should have him on the show. – Right. Or his mom. Or both.
– Or both! You can both come. If you don’t travel by yourself,
come with your mom. I don’t care. Now, his mom went on Coast to Coast
and, speaking through a lawyer, because she actually wouldn’t talk, the lawyer
was trying to support her case of being John’s mother, and that didn’t really
amount to much. But I think we can get to the bottom of it, especially,
John, if you reach out to us. Bring your Polaroids, bring your mom, and
bring a 1975 computer. We’ve got a NASCAR – computer we can trade.
– John predicted that a world war in 2015 – would kill 3 billion people, so…
– Oh, there’s still some time left. There’s some other predictions I can
go through in Good Mythical More, but for now, I’m pretty excited
about the cases for time travel! – (laughs)
– Let us know what you think in the – comments.
– Thanks for liking and commenting and – subscribing.
– You know what time it is. – Hi, I’m Avery.
– Hi, I’m Shea. – Hi, I’m Sophie.
– Hi, I’m Liv. Hi, I’m Ava, and it’s my birthday. (all) And it’s time to spin the
Wheel of Mythicality! Woooooo! Today is the last day that you can get
the hoverboard shirt! You have to act – (both) now!
– to get that shirt, people! – (Rhett) RhettandLink.com/store.
– Click through to Good Mythical More. We are gonna play Guess that
Celebrity Time Traveler Game. (high pitched) Ooh, it’s gonna be so fun! Rhett’s got some pictures
of celebrities in the past. (Rhett) Unisong about beepers. – ♪ (both) Beep, beep, beep, beep, beep ♪
– ♪ What’s that sound… ♪ – ♪ coming from my pocket ♪
– (both) ♪ it’s a beeper ♪ ♪ (both) Beep, beep, beep! What’s that
sound coming from my belt loop? ♪ – ♪ It’s my beeper! Beep, beep, beep ♪
– ♪ Let me take you to the future ♪ – ♪ But not really ♪
– (crew laughs) – ♪ (both) Take me to the future ♪
– ♪ Gonna meet John Teeter ♪ – (laughs)
– Titor. I said “Teeter.” [Captioned by Caitrin:
GMM Captioning Team]

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100 Comments

  • Reply mikeysavage88 G June 8, 2019 at 1:32 am

    Anyone 2019

  • Reply Violet Davis June 8, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    I'm in 2019 no war , so yah he warned us??😕

  • Reply Sea Bass June 9, 2019 at 3:37 am

    I am always confused by these guys. Are they serious or just sarcastic?

  • Reply Janine Swinglehurst June 9, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Hi

    Like if u agree

  • Reply Octo Photography June 11, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    People that believe in time travelers are on drugs

  • Reply Honey Lemon June 13, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    7:25 wait, that’s where I live

  • Reply DieWespe June 13, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    Yeah, so, if it ain't obvious, John is thoroughly debunked

  • Reply Otakukid69 June 14, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    Stiens gate anyone?

  • Reply soLiD PAPAGIORGIO June 16, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    John is lying. Watching this in 2019 and there was no world war.

  • Reply Memphis Hurtin June 20, 2019 at 4:07 am

    Project pegisis is from marvle comics

  • Reply Masked Man June 21, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    Hello like if ur in 2019

  • Reply jamie buchanan June 27, 2019 at 12:53 am

    this z awefull…

  • Reply Parker McMartin June 28, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Project Pegasus is a thing in the MCU

  • Reply Brian Deezy July 2, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Tyson vs. Mcneely 1995 a member of the audience was recording the fight on a smart phone…… which looks more advanced than the one I'm typing on right now.

  • Reply Kaitlyn Heckman July 4, 2019 at 12:25 am

    2019?

  • Reply _ BasicWeeb _ July 4, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    When I time travel I'm gonna save Etika

  • Reply A R July 11, 2019 at 2:51 am

    Another proof that I just discovered please take a look and comment. https://youtu.be/ruGtCmMXfqk

  • Reply Alysha Carter July 12, 2019 at 3:28 am

    2019 there are drones with cameras..

  • Reply thevendetta6891 July 12, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    Still watched in July 2019

  • Reply abood_ YT July 12, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Who's watching in 2019 july 13 sat

  • Reply ITSME KAT July 16, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Clicked on a random video it is October 21 2015 when he said 2015 I almost chocked on my potato chip lol 2019 anyone

  • Reply Hermis Kitty Stories July 18, 2019 at 12:47 am

    Watching from 2019?

  • Reply Fabiola Suarez July 19, 2019 at 4:36 am

    This was on the day of my bday 🙂

  • Reply Larry Pierre July 22, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    No…..

  • Reply yahia kubara July 26, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    Ya playing too much go straight to the point

  • Reply Kaden Bledsoe July 27, 2019 at 1:05 am

    There was no war I guess cause it’s 2019 for me lmao

  • Reply rudy Alv July 28, 2019 at 5:34 am

    Omg!!!!!!

  • Reply Jose Galindo August 1, 2019 at 12:08 am

    In 2019 people are going to Area 51 to see them a Aliens sep 20th

  • Reply Super Gaming August 1, 2019 at 1:42 pm

    Im from the year of 2019

  • Reply Random Fandom August 1, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Where's the area 51 raid prediction

  • Reply Foolproofviper August 3, 2019 at 10:00 am

    at 8:00 that story link is telling is fake, the story he is telling pretty much what happens in a anime called steins gate

  • Reply Niklas Carlsen August 4, 2019 at 1:54 pm

    This Was 3 Years Ago

    It Has 3 Million Views

    And Has 3 Time-Travel Things That's Real

  • Reply Spooder Man123 August 6, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    what happens when a time traveler dies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVEY5AL5zzk

  • Reply Nikolas Chelmis August 6, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    I’m watching in 2019

  • Reply A D August 15, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    4:49 everyone look up when microfilm was invented….. 1925

  • Reply pravash behera August 16, 2019 at 1:37 pm

    It seems like I am the third time-traveller here along with you 2! Rest and their stories are simply a time-pass.

  • Reply D&M Tech August 17, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    I will comment on this comment in 2 years

  • Reply Jiju Thomas August 18, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    Did I time travel

  • Reply flako pelon August 19, 2019 at 2:57 am

    Queers

  • Reply Michael Myers August 19, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    who is watching in 1,000,000BC

  • Reply ANDRUU SCOTT August 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Makes sense why John Titor would visit in 2000

  • Reply Gringa Gringa August 20, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    Don't you think they change their clothes before they entered the time warp unless they just happened to walk into a portal and Zapped them up where they stuck there forever
    08-20-19 2:22 pm pdt

  • Reply Waimate TV August 22, 2019 at 10:59 am

    I thought you guys were timetravellers? :O lol

  • Reply Lilyann Reeder August 22, 2019 at 10:27 pm

    Who is watching in 2019 just me ok

  • Reply NATOi Rimo August 24, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    Mother fckers u 2

  • Reply Carol Berwind August 29, 2019 at 5:51 am

    I knew of this before hearing from Asiago

  • Reply Betty Schneider August 30, 2019 at 2:37 am

    I am from the future🔮 it's Aug. 29. 2019 Lol 😆🚡

  • Reply oogrooq August 31, 2019 at 8:45 am

    I honestly dont understand why these douchebags are so popular.

  • Reply Reveron Everon September 1, 2019 at 12:54 am

    Lot's of pop up again

  • Reply Stereo Degree September 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    0:35 when someone says I have a girl friend

  • Reply ItsEvanApplebaum September 3, 2019 at 12:40 am

    When nasa says that we are going to mars…

  • Reply Jaydies Leath September 3, 2019 at 9:23 am

    It's 2019 and the war didn't happen. I was surprised you didn't have Noah on there.

  • Reply sathalheimer67 September 4, 2019 at 7:00 am

    There still is NO HOVERBOARD!

  • Reply Madhu Bose September 9, 2019 at 4:41 am

    Hi golu

  • Reply Josefin S. September 9, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    2019. Still waiting for that war that is gonna be in 4 years ago.

  • Reply Samuel Maldonado September 10, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Yo steins gate

  • Reply Aldrin Rabaja September 11, 2019 at 4:29 am

    This is the reason why we should storm area51

  • Reply Mary Fitts September 11, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Thumbs down for too much talking

  • Reply ROBBIE BUNGE September 12, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    I was interested to watch this, but these guys are irritating

  • Reply 1234 Mac September 16, 2019 at 12:38 am

    Think you guys need to keep up on top with things because there was a dinosaur found and dated back to just 62000 years ago

  • Reply Rice Roll September 19, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    I’m watching in 2067

  • Reply Matthew Bergeron September 22, 2019 at 6:05 am

    there is actually an anime that makes reference to the guy who goes back in time to get an old computer. Its called steins gate and its pretty good

  • Reply Gears of Creativity September 23, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    I know how to time travel and I won't tell anybody. I don't care if you think I'm lying a man got to have its personal tricks.

  • Reply Jon Anthony September 26, 2019 at 6:23 am

    Idiots

  • Reply Nihad Krncevic October 2, 2019 at 4:50 am

    Im a time traveler from 2888 at Oktober 2th 2019 Link is going to take a poop

  • Reply Cobi_ishmoonlight1234bpom Kawaii October 6, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    :0

  • Reply James Cotter October 7, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    վɑաղ

  • Reply MarkMC Gamer October 9, 2019 at 11:41 am

    Dr.Wells Harrison leave the group chat

  • Reply John Diaz October 14, 2019 at 5:37 am

    Like if we same cute🤗

  • Reply AntmanRocks984 October 21, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Today's October 21st 2019

  • Reply Micheal schmidt October 23, 2019 at 11:08 am

    If u can time travel what would you want with 75 computer your technology is already advanced secondly the mini blackholes on time machine no way

  • Reply John Mc Woodly Occilien October 23, 2019 at 12:08 pm

    2019?

  • Reply Shalendra Kumar Heta October 24, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Ok can you tell me who will win world cup in 2379

  • Reply Laura Hernandez October 24, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    Loosers

  • Reply Ricky Roma October 24, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    I guess this channel is for kids.

  • Reply maureen coats October 27, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Once again NO BLACKS! Once again UNBELIEVABLE 😆

  • Reply Core1138 October 27, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    We do not have hoverboards

  • Reply Daniel Conlin October 27, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    I don't believe most of what these guys talk about but sure are f-ing intertaning. Lol

  • Reply MARTIN M October 28, 2019 at 8:54 am

    I'm from the future yo

  • Reply TheOverwatcher72 October 30, 2019 at 5:50 am

    It is very clear that they are dads

  • Reply ninja kawasaki h2r October 31, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    Hi I am from 2019 anyone from 2019

  • Reply Exe November 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    2093 anyone ?

  • Reply Detour Gamer November 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

    project pegasis:

    the project about using the teseract to re-locate the skrulls from the kree

  • Reply suzycreamcheesez November 6, 2019 at 1:35 am

    a member of Mensa

  • Reply Chuck Rustle November 6, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    2nd guy. a lawyer and a writer. So he lies for a living.

  • Reply Fixing the 97 Honda civic November 10, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    If he came back with the shoes where are they and why are they not carbon dated

  • Reply Fixing the 97 Honda civic November 10, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Lol

  • Reply Lara Vann November 16, 2019 at 5:38 am

    Who's watching in 3002 😊

  • Reply Ly Ve November 17, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Nope time traveler is not real. Full Stop

  • Reply Papyrus November 17, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Time travel is very dangerous and it is very confusing

  • Reply Ro W November 18, 2019 at 1:04 am

    John still doesn’t know he is going to be a time traveler in future, so he can’t come on the show

  • Reply Mr T Eye November 21, 2019 at 1:55 am

    I came from the future to tell you that time travel is not possible. And you will both go bald!

  • Reply Gary M November 22, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    It’s great that so called time travel is from our Time, show us something from the future not the past

  • Reply GAMES TV November 23, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Im i a time travel , i was wating my food and after 2 minutes it was not there

  • Reply Jeff Edward November 24, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    Just came back from 2036. DISNEY OWNS everything and Mickey mouse is president of the world.

  • Reply Adrienne Fox November 27, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Obama was born in ‘61 🙄

  • Reply James Simon November 27, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    2036 is some 4 yrs after the world as we know it ends per AOC and her Green New Deal predictions

  • Reply Yooo November 28, 2019 at 2:08 am

    2020 anyone? might be early, im from the future sorry

  • Reply Cowboy Gomez December 1, 2019 at 8:50 am

    If they ever make time travel will they use it to films movies. Like they can go back in time or forward in time to film a seen.

  • Reply JJGPCH Vlogs December 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm

    Who’s watching in 2020?? Just me?

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