The Six Million Dollar Man (Bally, 1978)

The Six Million Dollar Man

The Six Million Dollar Man

Bally’s Six Million Dollar Man is themed upon the American science fiction television series of the same name, which ran on the ABC network for five seasons between 1973 and 1978. The show’s eponymous character, the “Bionic Man” Col. Steve Austin, is featured prominently on the backglass. The game can accommodate up to six-players at a time—the first solid state game to do so. The game features two (ever-popular) Bally spinners, a bank of drop targets, a pop-up “Play-More” post, an outlane diverter gate, a kick-out hole and a 50,000 point bonus collected through stand-up targets and rollovers. The Dave Christensen art package features some of the common themes found within his oeuvre: eagles, lightning bolts and muscular bodies set amongst a red, white and blue patriotic motif.

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Design team

Game Design: Greg Kmiec

Game details

Bally Manufacturing Co.
October 1978
Solid state
10,320 produced
$830 - $970


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Marketing slogan

"New super money-maker player flipper pinball!"

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Pinside rating

This game has received 33 approved Pinsider ratings and currently has a rating of 6.948 out of 10.


Top 100 ranking

This game ranks #263 in the Pinside Pinball Top 100.

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