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Pinball in movies or TV shows? Name a game you have seen in the background?


By Jackontherocks

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#601 2 years ago

Simon and Simon have a Hokus Pokus in their office. He was actually playing it while they were talking before I could grab my camera.

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#602 2 years ago

I believe I saw an Abra Ca Dabra in a new Windows 10 ad. Pinball is every where...

#603 2 years ago

On Bull, the episode aired today, "Never Saw the Sign".
In the coffee internet café scene. There was a pin in the back ground. Although it had a 4 player head from the 70's, the backglass appeared to be a photo shopped overlay, single player.

#604 2 years ago

Firepower and pinbot in the grocery store on Raising Hope. It was a thanksgiving episode.

Also saw the one on Simon and Simon, the playfield looked more modern than Hokus Pokus when he was playing it but I could be mistaken.

#605 2 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

Bull. There was a pin in the back ground.

I saw that. It flashed by real fast. I was playing pinball with the TV on overhead.

#606 2 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

On Bull, the episode aired today, "Never Saw the Sign".
In the coffee internet café scene. There was a pin in the back ground. Although it had a 4 player head from the 70's, the backglass appeared to be a photo shopped overlay, single player.

I just watched that show and missed it completely.

Life imitating art I suppose. It's just like the lawyer in the show proved, you can see things that are right in front of you and your brain doesn't register them...my brain anyhow.

#607 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

It flashed by real fast.

It was in the background and was only briefly in view.

#608 2 years ago

Not Real pins, but these were in the background from a season seven episode of American Dad:
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I'm trying to find a bigger picture, but the one on the left is called "Racing", and the one on the right is an "Eight is Enough" pin.

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#609 2 years ago

Grease 2 (which is set in 1961) has a bowling alley scene with a Travel Time (1973), Drop A Card (1971), El Toro (1970), and at least two others in the deep background that I can't make out.

#610 2 years ago

My fave, Dr. Who on another fave, Diners, Drive-ins & Dives.

#611 2 years ago

Okay this one is driving me nuts. It's some coin-op game in Friday the 13th Part II. Next to the Kiss pinball machine. Anybody?

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#612 2 years ago

It is some kind of bowler I m guessing a shuffle puck.

#613 2 years ago
Quoted from bob_e:

guessing a shuffle puck.

It looks like it can hold a lot of empties on top of it...
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#614 2 years ago

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#615 2 years ago

At the beginning of Rocky he carries a drunk into a bar and there's a pin against the wall. The cabinet appears to be a Lucky Ace but the back glass doesn't match. Thoughts?

#616 2 years ago

An ATT commercial for their data had a SKYLAB in the background in one of the scenes. While two people were playing fooseball. The back glass was changed to remove "skylab" but the rest of the glass was unchanged as well as the cabinet art.

#617 2 years ago

Just caught a 15 second promo for "The Simpsons" on KCOP 13 Los Angeles that features what appears to be a Future pinball rendition of the Data East Simpsons pinball machine.

#618 2 years ago
Quoted from kvolak:

Okay this one is driving me nuts. It's some coin-op game in Friday the 13th Part II. Next to the Kiss pinball machine. Anybody?

It's a Williams "Topaz"Topaz (resized).jpg shuffle bowl game (1978)

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#619 2 years ago

A FB friend sent me a picture of a movie "Second hand Lions" 2003. There is a bar scene with a slightly covered up Odds and Evens. In the scene it is in the background, the green stands out.

#620 2 years ago

I'm trying to get a still from a current AT&T commercial that has a quick shot of a Williams Skylab / Spacelab in it.

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#621 2 years ago

Old Chicago is seen in thee Movie Weird Science. In a scene at Gary's house

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#622 2 years ago

Okay, not really Movies, or T.V., or even a real pinball machine but saw this on twitter:

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#623 2 years ago

Watching a movie with the kids and just saw Harlem globe trotters on three men and a baby. Then watched the sequel three men and a little lady and it's on there too!

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#624 2 years ago

Portland Expose, 1957 many woodrails and bingos. Just received the DVD from Amazon today

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#625 2 years ago
Quoted from Boof-Ed:

Watching a movie with the kids and just saw Harlem globe trotters on three men and a baby. Then watched the sequel three men and a little lady and it's on there too!

Recently watched a documentary on Leonard Nimoy by his son and learned Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy. Fascinating!

#626 2 years ago
Quoted from polyacanthus:

Recently watched a documentary on Leonard Nimoy by his son and learned Three Men and a Baby was directed by Leonard Nimoy. Fascinating!

Maybe it should have been Bally Star Trek in the scene! .

#627 2 years ago

http://www.pingeek.com/film/film.htm I've posted a few on this awesome page

#628 2 years ago

Friday the 13th Part 2 has Bally Kiss and Scanners 2 has 8 Ball Deluxe, Space Shuttle, Spy Hunter, Strange Science... I know many movies with pins, especially horror!

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#629 2 years ago

the remake of casino Royale
a Funland

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#630 2 years ago

Nitro Groundshaker in the bar in "Easy Money".

#631 2 years ago

Today Jan 24th. On the TV show InnerSPACE. They did a short segment on 'Wizard Mode'.

#632 2 years ago

In last night's new episode of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" (Season 12, episode 4), there were two games visible in a mirror. One was a BK2K with replacement backglass art saying "Knight's Lair." A decal, probably, since most of the art was standard, just the middle was covered, and although the game was on the bg was unlit. The other had only the left edge visible and I could not identify it, but someone might recognize it.

#633 2 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

A FB friend sent me a picture of a movie "Second hand Lions" 2003. There is a bar scene with a slightly covered up Odds and Evens. In the scene it is in the background, the green stands out.

I love that movie!

#634 2 years ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

In last night's new episode of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" (Season 12, episode 4), there were two games visible in a mirror. One was a BK2K with replacement backglass art saying "Knight's Lair." A decal, probably, since most of the art was standard, just the middle was covered, and although the game was on the bg was unlit. The other had only the left edge visible and I could not identify it, but someone might recognize it.

Had meant to re-watch today to try to figure out what that was. Didn't look familiar at all watching once through. Makes sense why now.

#635 2 years ago

Just noticed tonight, In Gilmore Girls 4th season, Dean is in the arcade talking to Luke. Behind Dean is a Revenge From Mars pin, and behind Luke is a Bally Night Rider and a Stern Memory Lane.

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#636 2 years ago

The latest Cox Communcations commercial for TV out here has a kid playing a pinball machine at the end of it, something like a home made maybe similar to Stars.

#637 2 years ago

Finally watched on old movie "The Warriors" and in the train stations appears to be two pins, 2001 and another in background.

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#638 2 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

2001 and another in background.

Looks like a 1970 Aquarius, with a black painted back box.

#639 2 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Finally watched on old movie "The Warriors" and in the train stations appears to be two pins, 2001 and another in background.

it may be a Gottlieb Aquarius in the far back.

#640 2 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

There is also a pin in the bar scene, it is in the background, out of focus. This is the second Timeless episode with pins on screen. Some one on the show likes them. The series is filmed in Vancouver.

Timeless episode, 'Karma Chameleon' airing tonight. Another pin in the bar scene. An multi player EM game. There are many different shots of it in the background.

That is third episode with a pin in it.

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#641 2 years ago

"No Tomorrow" on Netflix has a Meteor (I think) in the romantic lead's house. Extra well done because the character is convinced the earth will be destroyed by a meteor in 8 months.

#642 2 years ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

In last night's new episode of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" (Season 12, episode 4), there were two games visible in a mirror.

Obviously, you have the power of crows. Do you drink FIGHT MILK by any chance?

#643 2 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

Timeless episode, 'Karma Chameleon' airing tonight. Another pin in the bar scene. An multi player EM game. There are many different shots of it in the background.
That is third episode with a pin in it.

I saw that episode last night - Thought it might be a Super Soccer?

#644 2 years ago

The hotels.com commercial is odd. I see the TAF, but look at the pin the little girl is playing(next to the Hydro thunder). The DMD takes up 2/3rds of the width of the backbox, and is justified to the left. .I can't recall any pin doing that.

#645 2 years ago

Last night's episode of Baskets included a scene at a movie theater.

Iron Man and one other visible in the background a few times.

#646 2 years ago
Quoted from Beatnik-Filmstar:

Last night's episode of Baskets included a scene at a movie theater.
Iron Man and one other visible in the background a few times.

The other was a Godzilla.

#647 2 years ago

Two pins in Roadhouse, any guess what two

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#648 2 years ago

The latest episode of Supergirl last night had what I believe to be an EM in the bar scene at the beginning but it was kind of blurry so it was hard to tell what it was. Some dude was playing it before I got distracted and changed the channel.

#649 2 years ago

Episode of All In The Family, pin in back starts I think with Night

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#650 2 years ago

Didn't have time to read this whole thread so not sure if anyone's mentioned this before but in the Steven Segal movie "Out for justice" when he's in the basement after hours club asking "Anybody know why Ritchie did Bobby Lupo?' There is an EBD 81 version in the place.

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