Forward to the Past
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Air Date
Season 03
Episode Number 06
Proceeded By Evil Coffee Shop Much?
Followed By Planet of the Hunks

Forward to the Past is episode 6 of Season 3.



A shopping spree is cancelled due to crazed electronics thieves who disappear in a red and purple portal. The girls go back in history to the 1970's, where they meet some familiar people. In the B-story, Clover gets into hypersonic dating.



  • Clover mocks/questions the villian’s clothing/fashion.
  • This episode shows that WOOHP was founded in 1975.
    • The alternate WOOHP is the World Organization of Harming People.
  • The title is an inversion of "Back to the Future".
  • This is the first appearance of Mandy's mother, Phoebe, who is revealed to be a Beverly Hills High alumnus. She is also shown to be a hippie in this episode.
  • Clover's hypersonic dating limits the questions to only a few per person.
  • Alex did not know how the pre-inline skates were designed.
  • Gus makes a reference to the song Kung Fu Fighting.
  • This is one of the few episodes Sam, Clover, and Alex do not get WOOHPed.
  • Their catsuits during their fight with Boogie Gus is based on classic 1970's disco.
  • The girls changed their hairstyles when they switch their catsuits to the disco styles: Sam wears a pale green headband and a light green choker, Clover's fluffy medium bob has been layered into a wavy look, and Alex's bob has been layered in a messier look.
  • Jerry's hair in his younger appearance was red similar to his twin brother, Terrence Lewis.
  • The disco soundtrack used through episode sounds similar to the 1980's song Disco Inferno by The Trammps.
  • Alex makes a reference to the song Get Down Tonight.
  • Clover provides the ending video in this episode.
  • Goof: When Sam's Compowder says WOOHP is missing it spells WOOHP "WHOOP".
  • Goof: When Phoebe hands the girls a magazine Clover isn't wearing any lipstick.
  • Goof: When the girls are watching Boogie Gus and 1970's Jerry in the warehouse there is a brief moment where Alex's glasses are gone.
  • Goof: When Alex shows 70's Jerry the picture of the WOOHP New Years Eve party the rim of the heart on Alex's belt is colored yellow instead of white.