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

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#2951 4 months ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

I see that the Night Rider in Spaceballs' diner scene has been mentioned, but I'm not sure if anyone caught the Space Invaders in Lonestar's Winnebago. That cockpit is deceptively large to hold a Bally widebody!
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BTW: It's not a re-theme. The "Spaceballs" logo came up on screen when I paused the movie and just happened to be centered on the backglass in this frame.

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#2952 3 months ago

A little bit of a stretch, but in S1E13 of Harley Quinn on HBO Max ("The Final Joke"), there are a couple of generic pins in Jokers' tower.

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#2953 3 months ago

The Simpsons - "Who shot Mr. Burns - Part 1"
S06E25

I looked it up in the index and word search and couldn't find anything.

Mr. Burns makes Smithers do more reps on the exercise bike while he goes and plays pinball.

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#2954 3 months ago

I think I saw a TFTC in the background of the newest episode of The Handmaids Tale, they were in an amply diner and saw it blurry.

#2955 3 months ago

French movie LE SECRET from 1974 with a WILLIAMS JUBILEE. If you look closely you recognize the black surrounding for the 3rd-Player-digits, so it surely is a 4-Player JUBILEE and not the 2-Player DARLING.
France was like Germany a 4-Player-Nation anyway.
The actress is Marlene Jobert, and she's the mother of gorgeous Eva Green who played Verper Lynd in Casino Royale.

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#2956 3 months ago

German movie "Der Tote" with Marius Müller-Westernhagen (who is a big star in Germany) from 1979.
POWER PLAY in Cologne with a Jukebox and a Rotamint, a german gambling-machine.

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#2957 3 months ago

Creepshow 2, Old Chief Wood'n Head.

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#2958 3 months ago
Quoted from Honch:

Creepshow 2, Old Chief Wood'n Head.
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Aztec and Super Straight?

#2959 3 months ago
Quoted from northerndude:

I think I saw a TFTC in the background of the newest episode of The Handmaids Tale, they were in an amply diner and saw it blurry.

The one mentioned on the other page? That was a Rocky and Bullwinkle. I brightened it up here...

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#2960 3 months ago

I’m assuming this is Stern KISS LE pin in Paul’s interview in “Biography: KISStory” on A&E.

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#2961 3 months ago

In Bob Odenkirks film Nobody there's a rethemed Stellar wars in his basement

#2962 3 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

I’m assuming this is Stern KISS LE pin in Paul’s interview in “Biography: KISStory” on A&E.
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Spoiler alert! Lol. The wife and I are watching the MTV bio and kisstory is next

#2963 3 months ago

Gottlieb Volley in Panic (Season 1, Episode 9) on Amazon.

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#2964 3 months ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Spoiler alert! Lol. The wife and I are watching the MTV bio and kisstory is next

Make sure you get parts 1 & 2 (part 2 is tonight).

#2965 3 months ago
Quoted from PinMonk:

The one mentioned on the other page? That was a Rocky and Bullwinkle. I brightened it up here...
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Nice, yes, it was quick and I just saw a lot of text and made assumption it was TFTC

#2966 3 months ago

Showtime doc series “kings” featuring a young Tommy hearns “enjoying the trappings of fame.”

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#2967 3 months ago

Kisstory on a&e last nite, kiss le in Paul Stanley's living room. Im sure the band all got an le

#2968 3 months ago

Double Nickels - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075956/
has Space Mission and one I can't identify. Scene is at about the 13 minute mark.

EDIT: Pat Hand

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#2970 3 months ago

The documentary The Sparks Brothers shows their home studio, where they have two pachinko machines. Maybe they like pinball too. If I programmed games for the P3 system, I would reach out to them and see if I could get permission to make a Sparks game. And I would use... the Heist Module. Maybe.

#2971 3 months ago
Quoted from oldbaby:

The documentary The Sparks Brothers shows their home studio, where they have two pachinko machines. Maybe they like pinball too. If I programmed games for the P3 system, I would reach out to them and see if I could get permission to make a Sparks game. And I would use... the Heist Module. Maybe.

This Multiball Ain’t Big Enough For the Both of Us.
(And it ain’t me who’s gonna drain!)

Great doc. Weird as hell to be the only ones in a theater though. Seems oddly appropriate all things considered.

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#2972 3 months ago

There’s a Top Score in The Madonna movie “Desperately seeking Susan”, movie is from 1985

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#2973 3 months ago

Bally’s Playboy in tonight’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. You catch a glimpse of it as actress Cara Delevingne is giving a tour of her “vagina tunnel”.

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#2974 3 months ago
Quoted from Classics_Master:

There’s a Top Score in The Madonna movie “Desperately seeking Susan”, movie is from 1985
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Already in the index 7 months ago.

#2975 3 months ago
Quoted from SketchyMcDuff:

Bally’s Playboy in tonight’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. You catch a glimpse of it as actress Cara Delevingne is giving a tour of her “vagina tunnel”.

Beat me to it, as I just caught this watching clips on YouTube this morning.

Anyone just as confused can see it here lol

#2976 3 months ago
Quoted from SketchyMcDuff:

You catch a glimpse of it as actress Cara Delevingne is giving a tour of her “vagina tunnel”.

I really have to bite my lip sometimes and not post the first or second thing that comes to mind.

#2977 3 months ago

Recent American Pickers called Return of the Impala S22E0, there are pinballs all over the place. Some stacked vertically, some setup. Lots in plain sight and they even moved at least one back box, but basically all were ignored as if they weren’t even there. The only one I recognized was Rocky and Bullwinkle inside the house.

#2978 3 months ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Recent American Pickers called Return of the Impala S22E0, there are pinballs all over the place. Some stacked vertically, some setup. Lots in plain sight and they even moved at least one back box, but basically all were ignored as if they weren’t even there. The only one I recognized was Rocky and Bullwinkle inside the house.

Yeah, I saw Hot Line, Ski Club, Hollywood and Paul Bunyan in or in front of the garage. There were others stacked I didn't recognize. Like you say they didn't even acknowledge the pins. But moved a head to get to other stuff. Fun show but coin-op and especially pins must not be high on their list of favorite things.

#2979 3 months ago
Quoted from AlexF:

Yeah, I saw Hot Line, Ski Club, Hollywood and Paul Bunyan in or in front of the garage. There were others stacked I didn't recognize. Like you say they didn't even acknowledge the pins. But moved a head to get to other stuff. Fun show but coin-op and especially pins must not be high on their list of favorite things.

Yet they pulled out that dumbass castle thing with the telephone stories.

There was tons of other good stuff in that guy's collection too. It went on forever, and a lot of it was neatly organized, not just piles of junk. A lot of it you could just catch a glimpse in passing like the pinball machines. I get it, the script called for them to focus on Oddfellow stuff, that's fine. But I think it would be a more interesting show for a collection like this if they went through the whole thing and bought the whole wad for their supposed antique stores. Like, offer that lady $100,000, or $500,000, or whatever it comes out to, and send in a semi and take the whole lot.

#2980 3 months ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Yet they pulled out that dumbass castle thing with the telephone stories.
There was tons of other good stuff in that guy's collection too. It went on forever, and a lot of it was neatly organized, not just piles of junk. A lot of it you could just catch a glimpse in passing like the pinball machines. I get it, the script called for them to focus on Oddfellow stuff, that's fine. But I think it would be a more interesting show for a collection like this if they went through the whole thing and bought the whole wad for their supposed antique stores. Like, offer that lady $100,000, or $500,000, or whatever it comes out to, and send in a semi and take the whole lot.

I do that at garage/estate sales when I'm first there if I see a bunch a stuff that would make it worth while. Make a offer to buy everything. Worked a few times. I have a free dump so no extra cost for the junk that I can't sell or give away in the free pile at yard sales

#2981 3 months ago

Werewolves Within. Brand new movie today, it has two re themes. The left is Fish Tales but I can’t make out the one on the right.

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#2982 3 months ago
Quoted from Waxx:

Werewolves Within. Brand new movie today, it has two re themes. The left is Fish Tales but I can’t make out the one on the right.
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Could it be an Independence Day?

#2983 3 months ago

There’s also a re theme of whirlwind to Weather Sux. Ha

#2984 3 months ago

Certainly looks like it to me. The ship in the upper left, and the habitrails, are giveaways.

#2985 3 months ago

Stir Crazy, 1980 (Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor). Bar fight scene in the early portion of the movie there's a repair tech standing next to an EM Night Rider with the playfield propped up. Don't recognize the other EM pin.....anyone?

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#2986 3 months ago
Quoted from Mathazar:

Stir Crazy, 1980 (Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor). Bar fight scene in the early portion of the movie there's a repair tech standing next to an EM Night Rider with the playfield propped up. Don't recognize the other EM pin.....anyone?[quoted image]

Chicago Coin Gunsmoke (1968).

#2987 3 months ago

Bally Space Invaders in the end bar scene of "Tootsie" (1982). Funny thing...while the guy is playing Space Invaders, a solid state machine, you hear EM scoring chimes. I didn't see any other pins in the bar but a few video games (like Dig Dug).

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#2988 3 months ago

Another screen-grab from Werewolves Within:

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#2989 3 months ago

Walking the Edge (1983)

Gorgar cameo.

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#2990 3 months ago

Haven’t watched it myself yet but looks like the latest Loki has a Space Mission in it!

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#2991 3 months ago
Quoted from DaWezl:

Haven’t watched it myself yet but looks like the latest Loki has a Space Mission in it!
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... and a Polybius video game.

#2992 3 months ago

F-14 Tomcat in background in story on ESPN of Oakland A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty, a cardboard cutout and a fan living with ALS:

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#2993 3 months ago

Commercial for some show called holey moley? Looks like a wipeout spinoff. Moving flippers

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#2994 3 months ago

There is a Data East Pinball in the Smiths House on tonight's American Dad. It's seen during a trip to the past. (I will try to get a picture later).

... and here it is:
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Also heard in the episode:
Young Stan "I'm going to play me some Jurassic Park Pinball! Great Game! Never saw the movie."

#2995 3 months ago

Found on season 3 of Atypical. The name-less "Galaxy" is missing in favor of some weird-themed pinballs. One's a High Speed guts. I think I found Deeproot's lineup.

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#2996 3 months ago
Quoted from s1500:

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Correction: it's a The Getaway: High Speed II's guts. Quite different machines.

#2997 3 months ago
Quoted from s1500:

Found on season 3 of Atypical. The name-less "Galaxy" is missing in favor of some weird-themed pinballs. One's a High Speed guts. I think I found Deeproot's lineup.
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Also a Fish Tales on the left

#2998 3 months ago

Looks like Diner on the right

#2999 3 months ago

Barely visible Phoenix and Paragon, and Bally Star Trek way behind Corey Haim, in the comic book shop in "The Lost Boys".

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#3000 3 months ago

Switchblade Sisters (1975)

Row of EM machines at a roller rink. I believe I see 2 pinball machines. One headbox is visible, the other just the cab. What are they?

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