If you're going to travel through time, you've got to do it in style. Here are some of the most eye-poppingly great time machine designs from pop culture history.

The Project Tic-Toc, a secret experimental time machine of the U.S Army in Time Tunnel (1966-1967)

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The Time Sled from Time Machine (1960), based on a 1895 novel by H. G. Wells


Yes, that's Ray Bradbury sitting in the movie prop!

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Time Displacement Equipment from Terminator (1984)

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A DeLorean from Back To The Future (1985)

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The rocket sled from Time Cop (1994)

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Bruce Willis goes back to WWI in Twelve Monkeys (1995)

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TARDIS Type 40 time travel capsule from Doctor Who (1963-1989; 2005-)

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The eight-spoked Frozen Wheel from Lost (2004-2010) that manipulated space and time


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The Sphere from Looper (2012)


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Bonus Worst Ever Design: A malfunctioning time machine in The Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

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Double Bonus: La Jetée (1962), the heartbreaking science fiction featurette that inspired 12 Monkeys

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