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

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#3051 1 year ago

Opening scene of Con Air has a Time Zone and another pin beside it

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#3052 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Not sure if this qualifies but I’m just gonna leave this here

That qualifies and so does this!:

#3053 1 year ago
Quoted from pinballmike150:

Watching this video almost made me quit the pinball collecting hobby.

This was the video that started my pinball collecting hobby!

#3054 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

leave this here

I could be wrong, but I think I'm seeing a dimpled playfield.

Is this the proof we needed to see?

-mof

#3055 1 year 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]

The Abra Ca Dabra and Gamatron were provided by John's Jukes and was filmed in Vancouver at the Astoria Pub on East Hastings St.

#3056 1 year ago

Bally Bow and Arrow in The O.C. S2 E14 The Rainy Day Women

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#3057 1 year ago

Part of the fun of this thread is learning the kinds of things everyone watches.

#3058 1 year ago

Got an ad on Facebook for the current sleater-kinner / wilco tour. Jeff Tweedy has a Genie behind him

#3059 1 year ago

Congo Pinball in Solar Opposites.
Just saw one in Nobody with Bob Odenkirk as well.

#3060 1 year ago

Watching some old school wrestling.

WWF RAW - August 14th, 2000

JBL flips a lethal weapon pinball in the bar. (Sorry for the bad quality)

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#3061 1 year ago
Quoted from s1500:

From "Fart: the Movie"(yes, that's the movie's name). This guy has quite the collection. I see Fun House, Simpsons, Millionaire. Can't quite picture the other 4.
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Looks like Robocop next to Millionaire

#3062 1 year ago

Not an actual machine, but I did a double take when I saw mention of Stern Pro on "The Fifth Element".

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#3063 1 year ago
Quoted from ImNotNorm:

Watching some old school wrestling.
WWF RAW - August 14th, 2000
JBL flips a lethal weapon pinball in the bar. (Sorry for the bad quality)[quoted image][quoted image]

That's from my wrestling heyday. Think I remember that. Never a big JBL fan. Cool you're watching old wrestling matches. What are you streaming on? Peacock?

#3064 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

That's from my wrestling heyday. Think I remember that. Never a big JBL fan. Cool you're watching old wrestling matches. What are you streaming on? Peacock?

Yea Farooq and JBL were teaching Kai En Tai how to drink at the bar. When one of them puked on JBL's cowboy boots he went bezerk and tipped the Lethal Weapon pin on one of the Kai En Tai wrestlers.

Im not streaming. I torrented all of WWF/WWE from 1997-2004. (Attitude era)

#3065 1 year ago
Quoted from ImNotNorm:

Watching some old school wrestling.
WWF RAW - August 14th, 2000
JBL flips a lethal weapon pinball in the bar. (Sorry for the bad quality)[quoted image][quoted image]

I managed to make a clip for the hell of it.

https://streamable.com/ohdhz3

#3066 1 year ago

Another one shown again in the latest American Pickers. It was lit up and in the background in several shots, but not mentioned in the show. I don't know what it is.

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#3067 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Another one shown again in the latest American Pickers. It was lit up and in the background in several shots, but not mentioned in the show. I don't know what it is.
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1965 williams full house.

#3068 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Another one shown again in the latest American Pickers. It was lit up and in the background in several shots, but not mentioned in the show. I don't know what it is.
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Williams Full House or Top Hand.

#3069 1 year ago

Bally Dolly Parton on Charley Crockett sings James Hand album cover

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#3070 1 year ago

We got one on MTV. During a preview for the new run of MTV’s Cribs, T.J. Lavin shows his doghouse sleeping area, with a Gottlieb Blue Note next to his mattress. Not a bad doghouse.
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#3071 1 year ago

The Six Million Dollar Man in Greg Laurie interview of Alice Cooper in his "The Rock" hangout for local youth.

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#3072 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Greg Laurie interview of Alice Cooper in his "The Rock" center for youth.
The pin looks like it should be an Evel Knievel version, but the graphics don't match up from what I've seen so I need some help on the ID.
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Looks like The Six Million Dollar Man

#3073 1 year ago
Quoted from Bonk:

Looks like The Six Million Dollar Man

That's it, thanks.

#3074 1 year ago

The "High Score" series on Netflix also has a VERY short glimpse of Dr. Dude in Season 1 Episode 6 ("Level Up").

I found this amusing since this entire episode was dedicated to the advent of 3D graphics in video games, particularly Starfox, Wolfenstein 3D, and Doom -- nothing to do with pinball.

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#3075 1 year ago
Quoted from Sparky:

there appears to be two different backglasses displayed in a frame and backlit as art (looks like a swapbox!

They showed that episode again tonight. The boxed backglass in the corner of his office is a Mystic.

#3076 1 year ago

Different kind of post for this thread, but it fits well enough I think.

My wife and I just watched the last episode of a little HBO documentary about a small town TV station in Pahrump, NV. It's called "Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump" not the greatest thing ever, but entertaining enough to watch if anyone's interested in short documentary shows.

Anyway - final episode includes some footage of them creating an ad for a local attorney. Can't find that exact clip online, but the commercial itself is on Youtube. Sitting next to my wife as she sat there confused - "Where the Hell have I heard that before?!?" was rather funny.

If you don't recognize that, the same background tune was used for one of the songs in Deadpool.


Jump to 10:20 if the time stamp doesn't work.

#3077 1 year ago

saw this commercial on tv a few days back... PSA for lung scans for former smokers. Great clips and snippets of days gone by, including this from what looks like a foreign arcade... perhaps a Royal Flush and ??? 4 player SS pin...

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#3078 1 year ago

Was watching last week's episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine today and this pin was on the screen for about 2 seconds. Can't tell what it is, tho.....anyone?
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#3079 1 year ago
Quoted from Mathazar:

Was watching last week's episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine today and this pin was on the screen for about 2 seconds. Can't tell what it is, tho.....anyone?
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Playmatic Rio - been in the show (and this thread) before;
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/19#post-4109771

The operator for that bar really needs to rotate things out.

Edit: better clearer shot of it in tonight’s first episode.

#3080 1 year ago

Any idea on what game this is? Can't get a clear pic. American pickers

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#3081 1 year ago

Gay 90's

#3082 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Any idea on what game this is? Can't get a clear pic. American pickers
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Williams Gay 90s... nothing to write home about on this one... snoozefest IMO.

#3083 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

I don't think this has been mentioned, but Season 2, Episode nine of Doom Patrol:
Williams Cyclone, Williams Black Knight 2000, Williams Fun House, Some rethemed gottlieb 2 player EM (Time Crusaders), and a rethemed Bally 4 player EM (The Dawn of Space).

I posted this, but you have much better pictures.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/47#post-5834263

#3084 1 year ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

North Dallas Forty....is Nolte looking at the women or the pins???
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Cant make out the one in the centre or the right, but the yellow cabinet one looks to be a Bally Monte Carlo (or Odds and Evens).

#3085 1 year ago
Quoted from Fezmid:

Session 2, episode 9 (season finale) of Doom Patrol has a bunch of pins and arcade games when a main character is sitting in an arcade at a country fair. There's a Funhouse... a Time Crusaders which doesn't seem to be real? I cant make out the other three.
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I see cyclone, black knight 2000, fun house, and time crusaders, but I'm not sure about the one on the far right.

#3086 1 year ago

The Invaders season 2, episode 23

Gottlieb Slick Chick
and
Williams Full House (which is being played by one of the alien invaders.)
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Aliens play only using the right flipper, leans on the glass with his left arm. Lol

#3087 1 year ago

Also on The Invaders, season 2, episode 23, a shuffle puck bowler.

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#3088 1 year ago

Williams Space Mission and one other machine in Grand Theft Auto Vice City
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#3089 1 year ago
Quoted from ryansherwood:

Williams Space Mission and one other machine in Grand Theft Auto Vice City
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Williams Jolly Roger (1967).

#3090 1 year ago

Midway Play Ball pitch and bat in s04e04 of AP Bio:
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Later in the episode someone appears to be playing it like a pinball despite not having flippers....
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#3091 1 year ago

Been mentioned before but no pics.

Capt Fantastic in Goodfellas

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#3092 1 year ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Another one shown again in the latest American Pickers. It was lit up and in the background in several shots, but not mentioned in the show. I don't know what it is.
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They showed the same location again with the same pinball machine lit up in the background in the latest show, with him doing commentary on a completely different show this time. They try to hide it with fast cuts but it was obvious to me. They are getting lazy with American Pickers these days.

#3093 1 year ago

Anyone else find themselves ignoring dialog and plot every time a show or movie has a scene in a bar as you just scan the background looking for pins?

#3094 1 year ago
Quoted from Dono:

saw this commercial on tv a few days back... PSA for lung scans for former smokers. Great clips and snippets of days gone by, including this from what looks like a foreign arcade... perhaps a Royal Flush and ??? 4 player SS pin...
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That's a Card Whiz actually, the two player version of Royal Flush. I believe that's a Surfer/Surf Champ in the background to the left of the dark brunette also.

#3095 1 year ago

S2E8 newest Ted Lasso (btw, pretty much the best the show running these days)
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#3096 1 year ago
Quoted from northerndude:

S2E8 newest Ted Lasso (btw, pretty much the best the show running these days)

Ted Lasso is so oddly wholesome that the crochety old bastard in me wants to not like it, but damn it if it isn't just charming as Hell.

https://www.theonion.com/critically-acclaimed-ted-lasso-episode-just-stock-pho-1847547843

#3097 1 year ago

Two network morning shows had a story on the banning hall of fame auction today. Never took pics but looked like a awesome place.

#3098 1 year ago
Quoted from northerndude:

S2E8 newest Ted Lasso (btw, pretty much the best the show running these days)
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He's from Kansas, so WOZ is an appropriate choice.

#3099 1 year ago
Quoted from northerndude:

S2E8 newest Ted Lasso (btw, pretty much the best the show running these days)
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Dude, where's the spoiler alert - I haven't seen that episode yet.

#3100 1 year ago

Jason Sudeikis is a pinhead. I even saw or read an interview he did where its revealed that he grinded over Ted Lasso concepts/writing over pinball and beer at his house with the Asst. Coach on the show who is a writer/co-creator as well I believe.

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