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

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#3051 64 days ago

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

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#3052 64 days ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

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

That qualifies and so does this!:

#3053 64 days 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 64 days 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 63 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]

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 63 days ago

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

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#3057 63 days ago

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

#3058 61 days ago

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

#3059 61 days ago

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

#3060 59 days 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 59 days 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 59 days 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 59 days 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 59 days 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 57 days 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 56 days 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 56 days 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 56 days 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 56 days ago

Bally Dolly Parton on Charley Crockett sings James Hand album cover

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#3070 55 days 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 54 days 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 54 days 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 54 days ago
Quoted from Bonk:

Looks like The Six Million Dollar Man

That's it, thanks.

#3074 54 days 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 52 days 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 52 days 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 49 days 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 49 days 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 49 days 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 48 days ago

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

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#3081 48 days ago

Gay 90's

#3082 48 days 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 48 days 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 48 days 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 48 days 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 48 days 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 48 days ago

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

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#3088 47 days ago

Williams Space Mission and one other machine in Grand Theft Auto Vice City
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#3089 47 days 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 46 days 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 44 days ago

Been mentioned before but no pics.

Capt Fantastic in Goodfellas

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#3092 44 days 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 44 days 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 43 days 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 42 days ago

S2E8 newest Ted Lasso (btw, pretty much the best the show running these days)
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#3096 42 days 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 42 days 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 42 days 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 42 days 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 42 days 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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