Speechless goes Back to the Future for Halloween
Speechless is Marty McFlying into its first-ever Halloween episode.
The surprise ABC hit — about the outspoken, overprotective matriarch (Minnie Driver) of a teenager with cerebral palsy (Micah Fowler) — is fall’s boldest, best new sitcom, and it’s not shying away from embracing the spookiest season by dressing up its cast in one truly genius Halloween costume for the Oct. 26 episode.
EW has a sneak peek at the group ensemble: a tribute to Back to the Future, which involves high schooler J.J. transforming his wheelchair into the famous time-traveling DeLorean DMC-12 from the 1985 film. (The gag all but guarantees someone making a joke about not needing roads.)
The episode “H-A-L—HALLOWEEN” finds Ray recruiting sister Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) to assist with the school’s haunted house, and aide Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) accidentally letting J.J. get drunk at a party.
Speechless airs Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC.