The release of 'Hot Tub Time Machine,' the story of four men that enter a hot tub and come out on the wrong side of the 80s, has inevitably prompted every film site to update and publish their list of the __ Best Time Travel Films. Useful as that may be, we're more concerned with the vessels that get our protagonist from A to B (or -B, or -A, or A+1000 depending on the film).

Much like time travel itself (we imagine), the idea of hot tubs inevitably is more interesting and pleasurable than the practice itself. We've seen 'The Butterfly Effect' and all it takes is one emo-laden journal entry to alter history forever. It ain't worth it. But we were curious about how the hot tub stacks up against some of the other time travel machines of yore. A comparison:
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