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


By Jackontherocks

8 years ago



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#701 3 years ago

This on an episode of CHiPs

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#702 3 years ago

Someone just posted this picture from the Moonwalker Genesis / Mega Drive game on Twitter:

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#703 3 years ago

Half an Aztec backbox visible in 1980's "Gloria". That's Gena Rowlands and the weird little kid in the doorway.

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#704 3 years ago

Spotted what looks to be a transformers on a episode of Tanked. Saint Leo University in Tampa, Florida.

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#705 3 years ago

My wife and daughter watch these HGTV shows like House Hunters and some of the highly repetitive fix-it/flip-it faire.

Walking through the living room I heard "pinball and skeeball".

It was only on for a flash but the husband in his episode had a DESW:

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Episode:

http://www.hgtv.com/shows/house-hunters-international/episodes/family-time-in-new-zealand

#706 3 years ago

Ernest Borgnine goes mad in "Bad Day at Black Rock" (1955)

The machine is Genco "Follies of 1940"
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#707 3 years ago

Pinbot spotted in the movie "Big"

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#708 3 years ago

Game: Unknown??

Band (Jet) performs on backglass throughout video. I'm sure someone will recognize the cab and playfield.

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#709 3 years ago

My wife and daughter were watching a recent episode of Nashville and one of the characters was playing a pin for five minutes while talking with another person. I waited for a glimpse of the machine, but when it finally showed it, all I caught was a topper that said "Game Over".....arghhh!

#710 3 years ago
Quoted from Spraynard:

Pinbot spotted in the movie "Big"

I was just going to post that.

#711 3 years ago

Not sure if this has been posted already 'Twin Peaks'

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#712 3 years ago
Quoted from rai:

Not sure if this has been posted already 'Twin Peaks'

Only twice before!

Watched a movie this morning on Netflix, "Hair Brained." Two pins, including a Fish Tales with nice dubbed-in bell sounds!

#713 3 years ago

Just went to see Colossal. There's a Stern Freefall in the bar.

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#714 3 years ago

They really glossed over this one on the Price is Right mother's day special.

C'mon Drew...Moms are worth more than a Zizzle

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#715 3 years ago

In an episode of Kickin' It on Disney there is an Upper Deck.

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#716 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

They really glossed over this one on the mother's day special.
C'mon Drew...Mom's are worth more than a Zizzle

That's the new Spidey The Pin. What show was this on?

#717 3 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

That's the new Spidey The Pin. What show was this on?

Yeah that's what I said! Sorry forgot Price is Right

#718 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Yeah that's what I said! Sorry forgot Price is Right

Did you catch the list price? Was it in the showdown?

#721 3 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

Did you catch the list price? Was it in the showdown?

Not at all. It was part of the Showdown and they just said "...And this Pinball Machine..."
That's what I meant by "glossing over it"...it was kind of weird really.

#722 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Not at all. It was part of the Showdown and they just said "...And this Pinball Machine..."
That's what I meant by "glossing over it"...it was kind of weird really.

Honestly, Stern has glossed over Spidey The Pin too.

#723 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Not at all. It was part of the Showdown and they just said "...And this Pinball Machine..."
That's what I meant by "glossing over it"...it was kind of weird really.

Seriously? YOU watch, The Price is Right ?!?

#724 3 years ago
Quoted from bob_e:

Seriously? YOU watch, The Price is Right ?!?

Yeah it's a kind of popular show for the last 40 years or so....not to mention Babies seem to like watching it.

#725 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Yeah it's a kind of popular show for the last 40 years or so....not to mention Babies seem to like watching it.

Do you watch Wheel of Fortune too?

#726 3 years ago

I was watching "The Waltons" and caught a "Guys and Dolls" & "A,B,C," at the Dew Drop Inn! Sorry no pic!!

#727 3 years ago

No, I stopped watching WOF after they took away making you spend the monies you just won on prizes. Generations of kids growing up that don't even know what "And I'll take the rest on a gift certificate Pat" means is a goddamn shame.

#728 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

I stopped watching WOF after they took away making you spend the monies you just won on prizes.

I stopped watching WOF when Chuck left.

Kind of pinball related, last night I watched Kolchak take on thee Black Knight.

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#729 3 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

I stopped watching WOF when Chuck left.

Yeah I never saw any of those that I know of. Think Love Connection was the first Chuck i saw.

#730 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Yeah I never saw any of those that I know of. Think Love Connection was the first Chuck i saw.

Awwwww....I want to watch Love Connection! Totally forgot about that show.

#731 3 years ago

Be back in two and two...

#732 3 years ago

Dancing with the Stars last night (yes I watch it ) featured a contestant dancing in an "Arcade" with a pin being played. The pin looked like a Revenge from Mars cabinet type, and it appeared to have a populated/lit playfield, but the cabinet/backbox were reskinned to reflect one of the judges, "Len's Revenge".

Contestant was Simone Biles, the Olympic Gymnast, who coincidentally got voted off last night, despite being a great performer.

Enjoy!

#733 3 years ago

There were some EMs in an episode of My Name is Earl I was watching last night.

The one where Catalina has to jump at the jiggly bar to get Joy out of jail.

I'll have to watch it again and see which ones they were.

#734 3 years ago

Progressive Insurance. Pin in the new Man Cave ad. Starts off looking normal, the man cave room ends up mostly white by the end of the ad.

#735 3 years ago

A tourism ad for Portland has an animated couple playing pinball at Ground Kontrol.

#736 3 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

Progressive Insurance. Pin in the new Man Cave ad. Starts off looking normal, the man cave room ends up mostly white by the end of the ad.

The first shot before it turns all white looks like a black knight 2k with a custom backglass. Can't tell for sure tho.

#737 3 years ago
Quoted from Rando:

Dancing with the Stars had a pin on stage that looked like a Revenge from Mars cabinet repurposed as "Len's Revenge" referencing their head judge.

Still waiting for it to be put up for sale on eBay.

#738 3 years ago

American gods , Sunday night episode had Centaur

#739 3 years ago
Quoted from barakandl:

The first shot before it turns all white looks like a black knight 2k with a custom backglass. Can't tell for sure tho.

Yep, Black Knight 2000. Some kind of decal covering most of the backglass, as it is not a reflective surface.

#740 3 years ago
Quoted from mswhat:

This on an episode of CHiPs

Just looked at the picture again. isn't that Bryan Cranston?

#741 3 years ago

Incredible Hulk buried in some guys collection on pickers

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#742 3 years ago

A scene on an episode of the Avengers (60s detective show) tonight involved playing a pinball machine as a metaphor for "nudging" a contact. Through the magic of TV the shots of the backglass were a Gottlieb Show Boat but the sound was a Bally in my book, not sure what the cabinet shots were of.

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#743 3 years ago

A current Adult Swim bumper about "Things you don't need" includes a "Family guy pinball machine".

#744 3 years ago

Watched Marathon Man for the 100th time last night and there's a Gottlieb Polo in action during a scene in Paris.

And, yes, it is safe. You'll only get that if you've seen the movie.

#745 3 years ago

In the season finale of Kevin Can Wait, there's a startup company and there's a Punchy the Clown in the office. I had never seen that before so had to search to find out what it was. Turns out there's only 103 units ever made back in 1993, so it's a little odd that it was on the show. Maybe one of the staff's personal collection?

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#746 3 years ago

Midnight Madness. Name them.

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#747 3 years ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

Midnight Madness. Name them.

Trident, Fireball, World Cup, Mata Hari SS, Eight ball, Dragon and Power Play

... oh, and a Dynamo Air Hockey and Atari 2 player Football.

#748 3 years ago

I had a Trident before....actually liked it. A cool flowing game with a good layout. Some people don't like no outlane on the left just a return lane, but I think that added a lot to gameplay. For an old Stern, the game played fast as hell. My buddy has it now.

#749 3 years ago

On Superior Donuts, 'Arthurs Day off' 2 pins in the bowling alley back ground, Gogar for sure, couldn't figure out the other one.

#750 3 years ago

Corner Gas!

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