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

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#1001 3 years ago

Role Models - Kiss (Bally)

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#1002 3 years ago

Spaceballs - Bally Night Rider in the diner

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#1003 3 years ago

Terminator 2 - Bally Harley Davidson (right side)

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#1004 3 years ago

Escape from NY has an older game but i'm not sure what it is

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#1005 3 years ago

Ghostbusters - Star Gazer

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#1006 3 years ago
Quoted from Aphex:

Escape from NY has an older game but i'm not sure what it is

United 'Oklahoma'.

http://www.pingeek.com/film/film.htm

#1007 3 years ago
Quoted from Aphex:

The Wraith - a Gottlieb Royal Guard gets destroyed
» YouTube video

Holy nostalgia...I thought that movie was great back in the day.

#1008 3 years ago

Caught this on The Golden Girls this morning. Can’t make out the game though.

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#1009 3 years ago

Not sure if this has been said yet. In stranger things 2, there is a Firepower in the arcade. Really fits the 80s theme of the show.

#1010 3 years ago
Quoted from janus:

There is a black hole in the cafeteria of the elsinore brewery in strange brew

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Quoted from Aphex:

Ghostbusters - Star Gazer

We must go deeper..
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#1011 3 years ago

Wow, "Inception"!

#1012 3 years ago
Quoted from chippe01:

Caught this on The Golden Girls this morning

Full credit for watching Golden Girls looking for pins. Now that's taking one for the team!

#1013 3 years ago
Quoted from chippe01:

Caught this on The Golden Girls this morning. Can’t make out the game though.

That's a Delta Queen pin.

#1014 3 years ago
Quoted from janus:

There is a black hole in the cafeteria of the elsinore brewery in strange brew

There's also a Superman right next to it (under something draped over it).

#1015 3 years ago

Latest episode of Flash...Gamatron, Meteor and Flight 2000

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#1016 3 years ago

Not exactly sure if this counts either but you can see one in this Progressive commerical. Can’t make out the title

#1017 3 years ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

Not exactly sure if this counts either but you can see one in this Progressive commerical. Can’t make out the title

Been brought up many times. There is a "search on thread" tool above.

Quoted from setzkor:

Latest episode of Flash...Gamatron, Meteor and Flight 2000

Gamatron & F2k...a little overkill eh?

#1018 3 years ago

Oops sorry. Must have missed it.

#1019 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Been brought up many times. There is a "search on thread" tool above.

Gamatron & F2k...a little overkill eh?

Yep someone wanted some early Stern's and didn't care if they were the same... Or even Stern's

#1020 3 years ago
Quoted from mrossman5:

Not exactly sure if this counts either but you can see one in this Progressive commerical. Can’t make out the title
» YouTube video

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/19#post-4091739

A custom Black Knight 2000 called Knights Lair.

#1021 3 years ago

Game of Thrones caught in Jessica Jones season 2 trailer.

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#1022 3 years ago

Life on Mars (USA version). Season 1, episode 7 has a Revenge From Mars.

The title is definitely foreshadowing what's going on in the episode, that's why they chose it I guess.

The show is about a cop who goes into a coma in 2008 and wakes up in 1973. Part of the show is him trying to figure out if he's having a lucid dream of the past, from his coma in 2008, or if it's really 1973 and he's having a breakdown and imagining he's from the future. In 1973, he sees a lot of anachronistic things from the future that give him resolve in his search for the truth. In this episode he happens to see himself as a 4 year old kid, playing the RFM. I thought hey, there's another thing that he recognizes from the future, good for them! But no, it wasn't supposed to be a link to the future, someone just dropped the ball and put a pinball from the year 2000 onto the set as belonging to 1973. :p

#1023 3 years ago

I liked that show.

A pinball in a commercial for Tic Tac Gum but not a real pinball but plays like one.

#1024 3 years ago
Quoted from Grayman_EM:

I liked that show.

Yeah, is pretty good. I liked the British one like ten years ago, though it never really felt closed at the ending. Hoping they tie it up more neatly in the USA version.

#1025 3 years ago

Weather channel has a "Twister" machine - just saw it about a week ago on one of their storm forecasts.

#1026 3 years ago
Quoted from setzkor:

Latest episode of Flash...Gamatron, Meteor and Flight 2000

Just watched it and totally missed that. Maybe I should just start binge watching Golden Girls.

#1027 3 years ago

Just started watching Daredevil on Netflix. Mustang in the 2nd episode, in the bowling alley where the guy's head got smashed.

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#1028 3 years ago

Tic tac gum commercial related to pinball machine, only got the end of it, still counts I guess

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#1029 3 years ago

In case you missed it, there is a thread about the Tic Tac commercial.
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/tic-tac-gum-pinball-commercial

1 week later
#1030 3 years ago

Season 2, ep 2 of Jessica Jones opens with her in a bar. Behind her is a GOT, and I think maybe a South Park.

Also the bar is haunted because even with no one playing, and no other pins present, you can hear chimes from an early SS or EM.

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#1031 3 years ago

Even ghosts appreciate royalty free sounds.

#1032 3 years ago

Some closeups of Metallica Pro backglass at the beginning of Metallica: Masters of Metal currently showing on AXS tv. Pretty lame show otherwise, a boring rehash of what has already been told many times before. The older Behind The Music is far better.

#1033 3 years ago

Watched Lone Wolf McQuade with Chuck Norris last night (don't ask me why). There was a Rapid Fire and another pin in the room of the evil midget in a wheelchair (I can't make this stuff up). I couldn't make out what the other pin was, but looked like a 70's early 80's solid state.

#1034 3 years ago
Quoted from Crile1:

don't ask me why

No need to ask. It's Chuck Norris.
http://www.icndb.com/the-jokes-2/

#1035 3 years ago

American Dad Last week:

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#1036 3 years ago

Another Star Trek pro on Price is right today. Tween episode so they're starting them young.... Now that JT is gone.

#1037 3 years ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

Another Star Trek pro on Price is right today. Tween episode so they're starting them young.... Now that JT is gone.

Ouch, too soon! (Is probably not a phrase he would have used)

#1038 3 years ago

Not the game itself, but in season 3 episode 5 of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Stranded in space) at the beginning of the episode, Joel is using Crow and servo for a shooting gallery. When Joel is explaing this to the T.V. audience, crow says (in a mock robotic voice) "Quit talking and start chalking" (happens at about a minute and thirty eight seconds):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=5G0HcmRL1uM

And this weekend at WonderCon the Third episode of season two of Timeless was shown. The protagonists operations are now taking place in an old warehouse or factory. near the end of the episode they show a scene in what apparently is a lunchroom in the background I believe I saw a quick shot of an old pin in the background. I'll have to look for it again when the episode airs.

... and here it is:

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Can anyone identify it?

#1039 3 years ago

in Opening scene in new TV show Alex Inc on ABC WED nite
in the background of some hi tech business office
are a BLY Bow and Arrow EM pin
and a Bingo (dual card) called Stardust.

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#1040 3 years ago

Final scene of movie Ready Player One, a RFM in the background.

#1041 3 years ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

I saw a quick shot of an old pin in the background

It looks like a prop. No EMs had full lighting from the backglass. The cabinet looks like it is pink, and has that brown earth colour rubbed onto it, to reduce the colour saturation or glare, while filming/taping.

This would be the 3rd pinball machine that has been used in 'Timeless'.

#1042 3 years ago

In the background at Bob's Country Bunker in the Blues Brothers.

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#1043 3 years ago
Quoted from AJB4:

In the background at Bob's Country Bunker in the Blues Brothers.

The one in the middle is a Bally Monte Carlo, and the one on the right is a Williams Blue Chip.
The one on the left? can't quite tell but it looks to be a Gottlieb single player E.M.

#1044 3 years ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

The one in the middle is a Bally Monte Carlo, and the one on the right is a Williams Blue Chip.
The one on the left? can't quite tell but it looks to be a Gottlieb single player E.M.

Gtb. 4 Square on the left.

#1045 3 years ago

Some dude on TPIR rocking a photoshopped price is right pinball on his shirt. Let's see if he gets up there.
EDIT: Won his game...nice
Edit: I think he just gave a shout out to Trent

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#1046 3 years ago
Quoted from Jtm3:

Final scene of movie Ready Player One, a RFM in the background.

Yep, spotted it last night. Admittedly I spent most of my time mentally ticking off 80's pop culture references in the background rather than actually following the movie plot. I think the best was the reelect Mayor Goldie Wilson poster on the wall which was shown for all of 2 seconds in the background of a scene.

Also a row of dedicated arcade cabinets (PONG, Galaga, Centipede etc) in the archives scene and a generic tabletop about halfway through.

#1047 3 years ago

This week's Young Sheldon had a woodrail game with a baseball theme in a comic store. Anyone recognize it?

Boxes piled on top of it, for shame!

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#1048 3 years ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

Boxes piled on top of it, for shame!

No wonder I did not notice that pitch and bat.

#1049 3 years ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

This week's Young Sheldon had a woodrail game with a baseball theme in a comic store. Anyone recognize it?
Boxes piled on top of it, for shame!

1961 Williams Deluxe Batting Champ:
http://www.ipdb.org/search.pl?name=Deluxe+batting+champ&gtype=EM&mfgid=413&tm=baseball&sortby=name&searchtype=advanced

#1050 3 years ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

This week's Young Sheldon had a woodrail game with a baseball theme in a comic store. Anyone recognize it?
Boxes piled on top of it, for shame!

Saw it too, legs are on castors.

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