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

By Jackontherocks

9 years ago


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#1601 2 years ago

Found a cleaner/unobstructed still of the pin in Herk Harvey's "Carnival of Souls" (1962)

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#1602 2 years ago
Quoted from SonicZone:

Found a cleaner/unobstructed still of the pin in Herk Harvey's "Carnival of Souls" (1962)[quoted image]

1958 Gtb. Double Action. https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=707

#1603 2 years ago

Subject of question on the BBC panel show "QI"

https://twitter.com/BBCTwo/status/1097443356320428033

#1604 2 years ago
Quoted from Timerider:

Subject of question on the BBC panel show "QI"

When i lived in the UK (Scotland) 2012-2013
i remember watching and enjoying this quiz show fondly,
but at that time Stephen Fry was the host.
It was always educational and informative and funny.
Not really a game show, as no one won money, as the contestants were all british celebs.
More of a comedy show than quiz show.

#1605 2 years ago

Married with Children
Season 9 episode 26 - "Radio Free Trumaine"

Funhouse can be seen in the background.
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#1606 2 years ago

Found another one. "Hidden Potential; Season 1, Episode 13, 'California Cape Cod' ".

In the opening, going through the home one of the rooms has a Captain Fantastic, in the corner. It has the kids art covering part of the backglass, blocking more than half of the artwork. The game is on, it is viewable for less than 30 seconds, clearly a pin proudly owned standing in place, in a good size room.

#1607 2 years ago

Not sure if anyone caught American Pickers latest episode (S18|E126 Thirsty Thirsty Pickers), they picked Mickey Gilley and he had a nice Dracula as well as some EMs under some sheets in his shed. Who wants to go pick Gilley and try to buy his machines?

#1608 2 years ago
Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Mine had a great laugh at my horror of what happened in Captain Marvel...

The movie sucked and the game isn’t much to talk about either!

Quoted from yancy:

Munsters, BK3, Playboy, and others.

Who the hell are they?? Local band?? I’m usually not a critic of local music and the little guy, but that music video is about 20 years late to the era it’s trying to replicate and comes off as cheesy as hell.

#1609 2 years ago
Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

The movie sucked and the game isn’t much to talk about either!

Who the hell are they?? Local band?? I’m usually not a critic of local music and the little guy, but that music video is about 20 years late to the era it’s trying to replicate and comes off as cheesy as hell.

I don't know, but I liked them better in the '80's when they were called the The Go-Go's.

#1610 2 years ago
Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

Who the hell are they?? Local band?? I’m usually not a critic of local music and the little guy, but that music video is about 20 years late to the era it’s trying to replicate and comes off as cheesy as hell.

Nasty Cherry. I'm sure they're local to somewhere. I love it, but to each his own.

#1611 2 years ago

Movie is comedy called Club Paradise from 1986 with Robin Williams. He has Flash Gordon in his office powered down and another one in the bar area powered on not sure.

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#1612 2 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Movie is comedy called Club Paradise from 1986 with Robin Williams. He has Flash Gordon in his office powered down and another one in the bar area powered on not sure.[quoted image][quoted image]

The other one is a Bally Six Million Dollar Man.

#1613 2 years ago

A Back to the Future. In the latest "Halloween" movie.

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#1614 2 years ago

What is this pin? It was in the background of a scene from "The Giant Spider Invasion" (1978) on tonight's Rifftrax. I can't find a higher res photo, but here is a capture from the original MST3K broadcast:
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#1615 2 years ago
Quoted from N101AA:

What is this pin? It was in the background of a scene from "The Giant Spider Invasion" (1978) on tonight's Rifftrax. I can't find a higher res photo, but here is a capture from the original MST3K broadcast:
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It looks like Gilligan's Island meets Perry Mason. lol

The game is Bally Dixieland.
https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=692

#1616 2 years ago

In the new SWAT TV show one of the officers has a Police Force in his home. lol.

He just got bummed because he was called to duty during multiball.

#1617 2 years ago

I am sure this has been shared before, but I am not going through 1600+ posts.

At any rate, I just bought a Pin*Bot, so I am sharing...

Tom Hanks in the 1988 movie "Big" playing a Williams system 11 Pin*bot

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#1618 2 years ago

Married with Children
Season 7 Episode 11 - "Old College Try"

The Bundy's think the bank made an error in their favor and go on a 25K spending spree. Fireball pin in the background is one of the many expensive purchases they made. Turns out they spent Bud's 25k college tuition grant, lol.
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#1619 2 years ago
Quoted from Daditude:

I am sure this has been shared before, but I am not going through 1600+ posts.
At any rate, I just bought a Pin*Bot, so I am sharing...
Tom Hanks in the 1988 movie "Big" playing a Williams system 11 Pin*bot[quoted image]

you can search this topic using key words. At the top right hand part of any page is a block "search the forum"

#1620 2 years ago
Quoted from Daditude:

I am sure this has been shared before, but I am not going through 1600+ posts.
At any rate, I just bought a Pin*Bot, so I am sharing...
Tom Hanks in the 1988 movie "Big" playing a Williams system 11 Pin*bot[quoted image]

It’s ok I started this topic and can’t remember all the ones I even posted. Maybe someone can write a code to figure it out before we type the show or movie,etc.

#1621 2 years ago

I saw a pinball machine in a ski lodge on an old Mission Impossible.

#1622 2 years ago

The Crazies (2010): It's very fuzzy there in the background, but it looks like it might be a Pinball 2000?

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#1623 2 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Paul Newman is playing a game in the beginning of the movie “The Verdict”

It’s actually a 1978 Williams ‘Disco Fever’ that Paul is playing in the bar (while doing shots of whisky at 8 am) but the EM chimes are obviously piped in.

#1624 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

In the new SWAT TV show one of the officers has a Police Force in his home. lol.
He just got bummed because he was called to duty during multiball.

It's not a police force. It's either a highspeed or a getaway with custom backglass and cab.

#1625 2 years ago

I guess they didn’t have the rights to show the correct name of the ‘Disco Fever’ in The Verdict, So it read ‘Night Fever’.

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#1626 2 years ago

Just caught these from the Dustin Hoffman film "Straight Time" (1978) airing on TCM:

Monaco & Grand Prix

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#1627 2 years ago

I can't deliver pictures for this but I can tell everyone who is interested that Pinball-machines can be seen in these 2 american movies from 1979-1980.

In XANADU there is a scene where someone plays I think a Gottlieb Single-Player, then 'all of a sudden' the scenery changes to somewhat that is supposed to be a gigantic playfield. Gene Kelly kicks a giant Pop-Bumper and flowers burst out or something else.

In ROADIE there is a scene in a laundry-shop or a 7/11 where a ROYAL FLUSH and/or a FREEDOM can be seen.

It's 30 or more years since I saw these movies so please excuse me.

#1628 2 years ago

Not a pin but a classic vid!

Asteroids in recent Preacher S04E05.

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#1629 2 years ago

Funhouse on Murder She Wrote

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#1630 2 years ago
Quoted from Bos007:

Funhouse on Murder She Wrote[quoted image]

Also a Mike Munves love tester in that picture.
Not sure what brand scale that is though.

#1631 2 years ago

"Rumble in the Bronx' has already been mentioned when they destroy a few machines during a fight scene. But I just noticed a bunch of playfield wall art later on in the movie as well.

Can anyone name those playfields?

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#1632 2 years ago

Can't make out the one on the far left, but the others are Eight Ball Deluxe, Mystic, Future Spa, and holy shit, Star Gazer!

#1633 2 years ago

The one on the far left is Rolling Stones.

Geez, did they go to Betson and just ask for cheap playfields (at the time?)

#1634 2 years ago

The third episode of the Swamp Thing has a pin which I can't immediately identify as well as the '54 United Mfg. Carnival Gun.

A little later, you see an Area 51/Maximum Force marquee on a Area 51: Site 4 arcade cab.
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#1635 2 years ago
Quoted from OTTOgd:

The third episode of the Swamp Thing has a pin which I can't immediately identify as well as the '54 United Mfg. Carnival Gun.
A little later, you see an Area 51/Maximum Force marquee on a Area 51: Site 4 arcade cab.
[quoted image][quoted image]

The pin is a 1971 Bally Firecracker, but it looks as if the artwork has been modified on the back glass.

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#1636 2 years ago
Quoted from OTTOgd:

The third episode of the Swamp Thing has a pin which I can't immediately identify

The CAB artwork does confirm it is likely BLY Firecracker
https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=855&picno=24064

the red/green at mid top of the BG might just be a reflection of some neon sign in the bar.

#1637 2 years ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

the red/green at mid top of the BG might just be a reflection of some neon sign in the bar.

Alright then who can name that neon sign ?

#1638 2 years ago

Coors Light Silver Bullet

#1639 2 years ago
Quoted from bssbllr:

Alright then who can name that neon sign ?

I'd like to name it Reginald.

#1640 2 years ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

When i lived in the UK (Scotland) 2012-2013
i remember watching and enjoying this quiz show fondly,
but at that time Stephen Fry was the host.
It was always educational and informative and funny.
Not really a game show, as no one won money, as the contestants were all british celebs.
More of a comedy show than quiz show.

Yap, I remember this show, it was hilarious. And, most of the times the celebs never used to know the correct answer to the question, and they would dish out the most outrageous of answers to the questions being asked.

#1641 2 years ago

Glimpse of a The Getaway: High Speed II during 'Honey, We're Home! A Very Brady Renovation' on HGTV

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#1642 2 years ago

Married with Children episode 924 called Shoeless Al. Al in the bowling alley end of show not sure of pin in back with bowling pins on it.

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#1643 2 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Married with Children episode 924 called Shoeless Al. Al in the bowling alley end of show not sure of pin in back with bowling pins on it.[quoted image]

Williams Triple Strike

#1644 2 years ago

You catch a quick out of focus glimpse of an Attack From Mars near the beginning of the new movie Ad Astra

#1645 2 years ago
Quoted from bernieberg:

You catch a quick out of focus glimpse of an Attack From Mars near the beginning of the new movie Ad Astra

Doh, beat me to it! Just saw it a few hours ago.

#1646 2 years ago
Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Doh, beat me to it! Just saw it a few hours ago.

Not quite sure how level it would be up on that tower!

#1647 2 years ago
Quoted from bernieberg:

You catch a quick out of focus glimpse of an Attack From Mars near the beginning of the new movie Ad Astra

Next person that sees it needs to tell us if it was original or remake..

#1648 2 years ago

Seen in the recent John Travolta movie "Fanatic"

I spotted it in the RedLetterMedia review, anyone actually subjected themselves to the movie to see if this odd retheme makes more of an appearance?

Never heard of "Police Shootout"

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#1649 2 years ago

Might be posted already but Dale Jr. Download Comet pinball.

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#1650 2 years ago
Quoted from pzy:

Seen in the recent John Travolta movie "Fanatic"
I spotted it in the RedLetterMedia review, anyone actually subjected themselves to the movie to see if this odd retheme makes more of an appearance?
Never heard of "Police Shootout"[quoted image]

Yikes. Color scheme leads me to guess that it's a ST or GB changed for copyright.

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