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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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#1251 1 year ago

I don't know if it was mentioned here yet. There was a BTTF in the new Halloween.

#1252 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

... I don't think so:

It looks more like Bonanza to me. But the image is reversed.

https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=345

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#1253 1 year ago
Quoted from o-din:

It looks more like Bonanza to me. But the image is reversed.
https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=345
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Yeah, I noticed the reversal of the picture, but I defiantly looks more like a Gottlieb than a Bally pin.

#1254 1 year ago

Eight Ball Deluxe. Can you name the movie? Of course you can!

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#1255 1 year ago
Quoted from o-din:

Eight Ball Deluxe. Can you name the movie? Of course you can!
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I just noticed that when I watched this last week!

#1256 1 year ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

I just noticed that when I watched this last week!

Seriously, I was flipping thru the channels and there was nothing else on so I watched it again. Great flick!

I think by today's standards some might be able to find a bit of political incorrectness in that film. lol

#1257 1 year ago

Northern Exposure season 3 looks like the Hayburners II has been replaced by a Cyclone

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#1258 1 year ago
Quoted from Wise_Guy:

boogie nights had a few. What where they dunno

In the disco about 1:15 in there was a Stardust and Aladdin's Castle.
later in the movie in a house there is a Hot Line

#1259 1 year ago

My friends just released a new animated show on CBC called Gary and his Demons. It's pretty funny. Episode 1 has a "Master Concerto" pin in one scene. Could this be a sneak peak at the next new Stern?

#1260 1 year ago

The Lost Boys I was watching last night and a little more than halfway through movie or maybe about 25mins near the end when he meets up with the guys at comic book store there appears to be one or two in back.

#1261 1 year ago

An Eight Ball Deluxe doesn't ever actually show up in MST3K, but this is the second reference I've seen them make to it.

#1262 1 year ago

Commercial for new Discovery channel show, Vintage Tech Hunters. The guy with the hair used to be a video game reviewer on Reviews on the Run.

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#1263 1 year ago

The little couple A Bally Hoo

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#1264 1 year ago

HBO's The Deuce has a few, I don't know their names.

#1265 1 year ago
Quoted from hazmat7719:

HBO's The Deuce has a few, I don't know their names.

They've been covered:
Granada / Spanish Eyes
Target Pool
Bally Circus

#1266 1 year ago
Quoted from Captainhook:

The little couple A Bally Hoo

31" or 27" legs?

#1267 1 year ago
Quoted from hAbO:

I don't know if it was mentioned here yet. There was a BTTF in the new Halloween.

Crazy how prominently displayed BTTF was in Halloween.

#1268 1 year ago
Quoted from DropTarget:

31" or 27" legs?

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#1269 1 year ago

Just saw the new Michael Myers movie with my wife on Halloween.
Fairly quick into the movie there is a scene (as mentioned in previous posts above)
of a sheriff playing a Back to the Future pinball machine at a Quicky Stop store for
about 10 seconds while some jive talking dude tries to psych him about never beating his high score.
The producers even gave the Data East Pin and Universal an end credit
(Universal owns the Back to Future franchise,
so that is probably why the game was intact without any cover up of TM materials.
This remake is released by Universal)

#1270 1 year ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

The producers even gave the Data East Pin and Universal an end credit

Now there's a real pinball nerd (I mean that 100% as a complement)! He was so excited about seeing a pin in the movie that he paid detailed attention to all the credits just to see if it was referenced.

#1271 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

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I thought twice about posting that, but just had to.

#1272 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

paid detailed attention to all the credits

Actually i was just waiting thru the final credits hoping there would be some easter egg
about what might be coming next from Michael Myers, (just some heavy breathing at the end)
and the pinball credit was near the very end and kinda stuck out like a sore thumb
compared to the usual very very end credits and acknowledgements.

#1273 1 year ago

The Titans available on DC Universe streaming service aired/released episode 4 “Doom Patrol” last night (11-2-18). Three Lawlor pins were shown, The Addams Family, Twilight Zone, and Dialed In. I dont think I remembered to post after episode 3 aired last Friday, but Twilight Zone was played in a bowling alley.

So far Titans might be the best DC show on the air.

Spouse in part recaps tv shows for EW and has a podcast The DC TV Report so the merits and nuances of the various superhero shows are perhaps analyzed way too much in this household.

#1274 1 year ago

American Horror Story, can't make out what they are, hope to get a closer look in the future...

Also, Bob's Burgers had an episode recently centered around an arcade and had a couple of made up pins as well as a lot of funny, made up arcade games as well. Unfortunately, the wife deleted it before I could snap a pic. She hates me

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#1275 1 year ago
Quoted from Vader77:

American Horror Story, can't make out what they are, hope to get a closer look in the future...
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I'm guessing Space Shuttle, Congo, then Rescue 911, but it is tough to tell for sure

#1276 1 year ago

Stern Galaxy in the movie Bohemian Rapsody. Of course it had LEDs in it like all machines did in 1980...

#1277 1 year ago
Quoted from Vader77:

American Horror Story, can't make out what they are, hope to get a closer look in the future...
Also, Bob's Burgers had an episode recently centered around an arcade and had a couple of made up pins as well as a lot of funny, made up arcade games as well. Unfortunately, the wife deleted it before I could snap a pic. She hates me
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Quoted from herbertbsharp:

I'm guessing Space Shuttle, Congo, then Rescue 911, but it is tough to tell for sure

Left one, defiantly Space Shuttle, right one does look to be Rescue 911, but the one in the middle isn't Congo.

And if you look closely, there is a fourth pin partially visible to the left of Space Shuttle:
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#1278 1 year ago

The middle one could be a Jackbot?

Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Left one, defiantly Space Shuttle, right one does look to be Rescue 911, but the one in the middle isn't Congo.
And if you look closely, there is a fourth pin partially visible to the left of Space Shuttle:
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#1279 1 year ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

The Lost Boys I was watching last night and a little more than halfway through movie or maybe about 25mins near the end when he meets up with the guys at comic book store there appears to be one or two in back.

One was a paragon but not sure on the other. This is one of my favorite movies and watched it a bunch of times but never noticed the pins in the background. I guess once you get hooked in this hobby it kind of changes how you see things.

#1280 1 year ago
Quoted from Jtm3:

Stern Galaxy in the movie Bohemian Rapsody. Of course it had LEDs in it like all machines did in 1980...

Just got back from watching it. My son & I both noticed that little faux-pas. Especially the red ones under the sling shot plastics.....

#1281 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

The middle one could be a Jackbot?

I believe you may be right.

#1282 1 year ago

There's a Big Deal and Mari Hati in Vince Vaughn's office in the movie Be Cool.

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#1283 1 year ago

I have seen this movie dozens of times and never noticed the pinball machine, looks like a Congo.

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#1284 1 year ago

In Dazed and confused when they are at The Emporium there are several pinball and at least one bowling machine. I only recognized an Aztec.

#1285 1 year ago
Quoted from hazmat7719:

In Dazed and confused when they are at The Emporium there are several pinball and at least one bowling machine. I only recognized an Aztec.

Looks like 8 pins, 1 bat game and the bowler.

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

#1286 1 year ago

Seinfeld Season 9 - The Serenity now episode

Elaine confronts Mr. Lippman's son...and in his room there is a Fireball backglass or translite hanging behind him on the wall.
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#1287 1 year ago
Quoted from Vader77:

American Horror Story, can't make out what they are, hope to get a closer look in the future...
Also, Bob's Burgers had an episode recently centered around an arcade and had a couple of made up pins as well as a lot of funny, made up arcade games as well. Unfortunately, the wife deleted it before I could snap a pic. She hates me
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Yeah Stern is really scraping the bottom of the theme barrel with Manchester By The Sea

#1288 1 year ago

Ad for a pharmaceutical called Cosyntex. They are seen playing Pinbot.

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#1289 1 year ago

There is a Married with Children episode where Peg is going to break Al's record at the bowling alley. There is one pinball and a few arcade games that are out of focus.

#1290 1 year ago

The Good Place

https://www.propheaven.com/?name=pinball-machine&product=1030327878

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#1291 1 year ago

Here's a little better shot of the three pins on the final episode of AHS. Space Shuttle for sure on the left. Some DMD game in the middle and torpedo alley on the right??

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#1292 1 year ago

Here's a couple in the background of Kentucky Fried Movie. Not sure what they are...

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#1293 1 year ago

Some more from The Good Place

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#1294 1 year ago

Williams Magic City in "Rocketman" …

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#1295 12 months ago

Watching Narcos: Mexico, and it's a re-skinning. A bad one of BOP.

Or is this the failed BOP 2.0? I love how it's just titled "ARCADE"

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#1296 12 months ago

REL premieres at 9pm tonight. I saw a few old pins that look like EM's in the background.

#1297 12 months ago

A few pins and vids in the new 'Titans' series, S01E04.
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#1298 12 months ago

The Black Hole in Strange Brew has been mentioned before but what game is beside it?

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#1299 12 months ago

Looks like Atari. Superman.

#1300 12 months ago

I'm watching Netflix Narcos Mexico and looks like a custom Bride of Pinbot being shot up in Season 1 Episode 3 here

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edit: Sorry didn't realize it was posted above already.

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