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


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#2651 3 months ago
Quoted from mbeardsley:

Why do shows cover or alter the game names on the machines?

Short answer: Easier than involving lawyers, and much, MUCH cheaper.

#2652 3 months ago
Quoted from Darcy:

An Quantum Leap episode, called 'Mirror Image'. Has a Gottlieb Baseball in the bar scenes.
Another time travelling pinball machine, there is a reference that it is 1953 in this episode.

Already been posted:
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/35#post-5347881

#2653 3 months ago

Two & a Half Men
Season 5 Episode 07
Sea Belles pin

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#2654 3 months ago

Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)

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#2655 3 months ago

In the trailer for the upcoming film Willy's Wonderland, staring Nicholas Cage. Pinball is shown twice, has a Willy's Wonderland translite but didn't see much of the playfield.

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#2656 3 months ago
Quoted from ReadyPO:

In the trailer for the upcoming film Willy's Wonderland, staring Nicholas Cage. Pinball is shown twice, has a Willy's Wonderland translite but didn't see much of the playfield.
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Gottlieb by the displays I think.

Edit: Devils Dare, I'm 90% sure of it based on the number of displays, locations and color and the targets visible on the center and left side of playfield.

https://pinside.com/pinball/machine/devils-dare/gallery

#2657 3 months ago

I didn’t spot a pin, but I sure as heck heard one. Just watching Hard Eight. At 29:20 there is a casino scene, which initially has classic slot sounds, but at 29.36 I’m hearing classic Bally EE background sounds. Or did Bally use that sound in some of their slots?

#2658 3 months ago
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#2659 3 months ago
Quoted from Kkoss24:

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That's a Bally Future Spa on the right.

#2660 3 months ago

1989 Movie, “The Wizard”

Fireball Classic and Hi-Lo Ace (thanks for the ID’s)

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#2661 3 months ago

Fireball Classic in the first screen.

#2662 3 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

1989 Movie, “The Wizard”
I need help with pin ID’s
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Bally High Lo Ace in the second picture.
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Picture from IPDB

#2663 3 months ago

Rome Armed to the Teeth (1976)

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#2664 3 months ago
Quoted from SunnRAT:

Rome Armed to the Teeth (1976)
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Okay, So I can see the Nordamatic Champion and the Williams Winner, but I'm not sure about the other one. Is it a Gottlieb High Hand?

#2665 3 months ago
Quoted from Kkoss24:

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Entourage? but what season and episode?

#2666 3 months ago

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives S32 E43, first segment on Look's in South Dakota.

Looks like a Munsters in the background.
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#2667 3 months ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Okay, So I can see the Nordamatic Champion and the Williams Winner, but I'm not sure about the other one. Is it a Gottlieb High Hand?

Top Hand (Gottlieb, 1973), the Italian version of Capt. Card (AAB of High Hand).

#2668 3 months ago

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#2669 3 months ago

From TV show CAR KINGS two of the cast members were playing pinball. I only caught this part, I don't know if these games were in their break room or where. They were playing Wizard and 4 Million BC. The name of the shop where they customize cars is GALPIN AUTO SPORT. Poor quality picture is from my cell phone .

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#2670 3 months ago
Quoted from bob_e:

From TV show CAR KINGS two of the cast members were playing pinball. I only caught this part, I don't know if these games were in their break room or where. They were playing Wizard and 4 Million BC. The name of the shop where they customize cars is GALPIN AUTO SPORT. Poor quality picture is from my cell phone .
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Laserball on the left.

#2671 3 months ago

I saw a new TV ad the other day, where for a second or two they show a lady playing what looks like a Bally Expressway.

Can't remember what they were selling though.

#2672 3 months ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

Entourage? but what season and episode?

Was episode 1-3 first season can’t remember

#2673 3 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

I saw a new TV ad the other day, where for a second or two they show a lady playing what looks like a Bally Expressway.
Can't remember what they were selling though.

Kia Sorrento.
Check out p. 52 of this topic to see a photo and a video link to the ad.

#2674 3 months ago

Teenage Bounty Hunters, S1 E8, 26:23 on Netflix. Captain Fantastic, EATPM, and Kiss. Later in the episode, Tri-Zone.

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#2675 3 months ago

Firefly Lane
Season Episode 7
These games magically came from the future...
Jack Bot, Ripleys, Godzilla and Adams Family...while set in Mid 80’s bar scene.
Ooops

Also another shot shows Abra Ca Dabra
While they play Gamatron.

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#2676 89 days ago

Frito Lay 2021 Superbowl Commercial
Peyton and Eli Manning and Williams 1975 Triple Strike

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#2677 89 days ago

Perhaps already mentioned but I just re watched the original "The Stand" from 1994 and in season 1 episode 1 there is a beautiful No fade Black Rose in a rec room scene

#2678 89 days ago
Quoted from TecumsehPlissken:

Perhaps already mentioned but I just re watched the original "The Stand" from 1994 and in season 1 episode 1 there is a beautiful No fade Black Rose in a rec room scene

Looks like it was mentioned once 8 years ago, but no pics -

Quoted from taz:

There's a Black Rose in the opening scenes of Stephen King's The Stand. You can see it in a cafeteria as the camera pans over some of the first folks who bought the farm from the escaped super virus.

Got a screen shot from youtube, not real clear but here it is:

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#2679 86 days ago

Escape From L.A (1996)

What pin is in the background?

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#2680 86 days ago

Clearer shot from The Stand.

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#2681 86 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

Escape From L.A (1996)
What pin is in the background?
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1941 Gottlieb Sea Hawk

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#2682 86 days ago
Quoted from MacroMegas:

Pam Grier’s sons are playing Harlem Globetrotters when she finds them skipping school in Mars Attacks!

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#2683 85 days ago

I was watching (in the background) a 1949 movie, and I saw a redemption game with a CLAW in it grasping a heavy camera (which let go at the last second)
https://moviestvnetwork.com/movies/1029

When were claw games introduced? I had no IDEA they were that old.
-mof

#2684 85 days ago
Quoted from Beatnik-Filmstar:

Clearer shot from The Stand.
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Is that pinball-Pat McMahon? He did the artwork on Black Rose.

#2685 85 days ago
Quoted from koen12344:

Is that pinball-Pat McMahon? He did the artwork on Black Rose.

Wow! what a crazy coincidence ?!

#2686 85 days ago
Quoted from mof:

I was watching (in the background) a 1949 movie, and I saw a redemption game with a CLAW in it grasping a heavy camera (which let go at the last second)
https://moviestvnetwork.com/movies/1029
When were claw games introduced? I had no IDEA they were that old.
-mof

Claw games been around a long time, I want to say the 30's at least.

#2687 85 days ago
Quoted from mof:

I was watching (in the background) a 1949 movie, and I saw a redemption game with a CLAW in it grasping a heavy camera (which let go at the last second)
https://moviestvnetwork.com/movies/1029
When were claw games introduced? I had no IDEA they were that old.
-mof

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/82524/dime-after-dime-gripping-history-claw-machines

#2688 82 days ago

"Beat", season 1, episode 4 - A German show dubbed into English and currently showing on Amazon Prime. A T2 with a rusty lockdown bar, being played by a Russian gangster.

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#2689 82 days ago
Quoted from ReadyPO:

"Beat", season 1, episode 4 - A German show dubbed into English and currently showing on Amazon Prime. A T2 with a rusty lockdown bar, being played by a Russian gangster.
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Nice. How old is this show? That T2 looks like it's never had the glass taken off!

#2690 82 days ago
Quoted from SunnRAT:

Nice. How old is this show? That T2 looks like it's never had the glass taken off!

It is new, 2018. At least it appeared to be fully functioning but obviously in need of some TLC.

#2691 82 days ago

Croods (first one) in the "Punch Monkey" scene, you can clearly hear chimes from an EM as he is being beaten by the monkeys.

#2692 80 days ago
Quoted from lazySUNBATHER:

Firefly Lane
Season Episode 7
These games magically came from the future...
Jack Bot, Ripleys, Godzilla and Adams Family...while set in Mid 80’s bar scene.
Ooops
Also another shot shows Abra Ca Dabra
While they play Gamatron.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Hahah, omg I came to post they f’d up some pinball era machines :-p 80’s era had 90/2000’s games

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#2693 80 days ago
Quoted from northvibe:

Hahah, omg I came to post they f’d up some pinball era machines :-p 80’s era had 90/2000’s games
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When set decorators don't pay attention. I haven't seen this, but I'm willing to bet that they had EM chime sound effects in the background.

#2694 80 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

When set decorators don't pay attention. I haven't seen this, but I'm willing to bet that they had EM chime sound effects in the background.

Lol, actually they had no sound effects or gameplay noises from the dmd era games, Tully did play a solid state but I don’t remember any noises but flippers maybe. So at least they didn’t botch the noise

#2695 80 days ago

i was watching Major League 2 a couple days ago and i could not identify the machine they showed a few times.It was driving me crazy

#2696 80 days ago
Quoted from WolfManCat:

Was watching Major League 2 the other night when I spotted Judge Dredd. I think there was another pin in the room but didnt get a good look.[quoted image]

Quoted from Jamesays:

i was watching Major League 2 a couple days ago and i could not identify the machine they showed a few times.It was driving me crazy

#2697 80 days ago

Duplicate of above answer.

#2698 80 days ago

Just started Tanner '88 today after watching a Charlie Rose interview with Robert Altman. This pin was the star of the opening credit role in episode two. Surprised this show slipped through especially being a big Altman fan. It sure feels 'Altmanesque' as they say.
Also, remember this scene when you are purchasing a pin that mentions being on route... Two ashtrays and three drinks on the glass. It drove me crazy watching the girl fumble with her stemware putting it down on the glass.

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#2699 80 days ago

Starsky and Hutch (Ben stiller and Owen Wilson)

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#2700 80 days ago
Quoted from Manhattan:

Just started Tanner '88 today after watching a Charlie Rose interview with Robert Altman. This pin was the star of the opening credit role in episode two. Surprised this show slipped through especially being a big Altman fan. It sure feels 'Altmanesque' as they say.
Also, remember this scene when you are purchasing a pin that mentions being on route... Two ashtrays and three drinks on the glass. It drove me crazy watching the girl fumble with her stemware putting it down on the glass.[quoted image][quoted image]

Dungeons and Dragons (Bally 1987).

Quoted from bssbllr:

Starsky and Hutch (Ben stiller and Owen Wilson)
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Possibly a Big Deal (Williams 1977) on the left and a Bronco (Gottlieb 1977) on the right?

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