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

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#3101 8 days ago
Quoted from Manhattan:

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.

I can vouch for this. I have personally seen him at arcades multiple times.

#3102 7 days ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Dude, where's the spoiler alert - I haven't seen that episode yet.

Yeah, I pretty much gave up the plot, episode info in there, whew, dodged a bullet.

#3103 6 days ago
Quoted from xTheBlackKnightx:

The new AMC Series, "Lodge 49", has an Aztec dominantly displayed and another pinball game "Out of Order" covered in the tavern room. The mystery cabinet is clearly visible (only backbox is covered with a sheet), but I would have to research which game, as it looks original.

It was a fantastic. I sold both aztec and fantastic to AMC on 8/1/2017.

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#3104 5 days ago

MASH S3:E1

Gottlieb Spot A Card (1960) - thanks for the ID help, I just like attaching the title to the original post.

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#3105 5 days ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

MASH S3:E1
Need help with ID (this is the best frame I could find).
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Spot-A-Card (Gottlieb, 1960). This same game is also seen in at least one other episode later in the series; not sure which one(s).

#3106 5 days ago

Is it just me or do you like/respect a tv series or movie more, because a director decided to use a pinball machine as a prop?

#3107 5 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Is it just me or do you like/respect a tv series or movie more, because a director decided to use a pinball machine as a prop?

I love it, but I love it more when the prop is era correct. That 1960 Spot-a-Card is showing up in MASH which takes place during the Korean War (1950-1953).

Then there's Bally's "Nip It" from 1973 that is frequently seen in the sitcom Happy Days which takes place during the 50's and early 60's.

#3108 5 days ago
Quoted from Mathazar:

I love it, but I love it more when the prop is era correct. That 1960 Spot-a-Card is showing up in MASH which takes place during the Korean War (1950-1953).
Then there's Bally's "Nip It" from 1973 that is frequently seen in the sitcom Happy Days which takes place during the 50's and early 60's.

Or The Waltons, which is set in the 1930's and 40's but the General Store has a 1972 Flying Carpet.

The best is when the pin is appropriate or ironic for the setting, like the Heat Wave machine at the arctic station in The Thing.

#3109 5 days ago
Quoted from Mathazar:

I love it, but I love it more when the prop is era correct. That 1960 Spot-a-Card is showing up in MASH which takes place during the Korean War (1950-1953).
Then there's Bally's "Nip It" from 1973 that is frequently seen in the sitcom Happy Days which takes place during the 50's and early 60's.

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Almost like there should be a sister thread entitled "Pinball in movies or TV shows? Name a game in the background that is not appropriate to the setting"

#3110 5 days ago

Bob's Burgers Season 7 Episode 12:
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Not real pins, but two pinballs in a chocolate factory office ("Rock Star" and "Raceway").

#3111 4 days ago

Wife is watching a show called Swat. Season 2 episode 14. Getaway rethemed as Police Action

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#3112 4 days ago

Anyone know the game Paul Newman is leaning on in the opening scene of The Hustler?

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#3113 4 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Anyone know the game Paul Newman is leaning on in the opening scene of The Hustler?

I do know that game, and although not as valuable, I like
its game play better than United's Midget Alley.
Others I'm sure will its title.

#3114 4 days ago
Quoted from Mopar:

I do know that game, and although not as valuable, I like
its game play better than United's Midget Alley.
Others I'm sure will its title.

Am I drunk? What? Lol

#3115 4 days ago
Quoted from Mopar:

Others I'm sure will its title.

Oh, haha. I see what you're saying. I meant to say 'I'm sure others will "know" its title',
but I'll give it out. It's a 1958 Bally "All Star Bowler".
I have a Friend that has that and a Midget Alley (the same era) side by side, and I like the
Bally's play better. Years back, twice I had a chance to pick one up, but after having many
other types of bowlers, I didn't think it would be anything special, but to play, it actually is.

#3116 4 days ago

CHiPs. Season 4, Episode 7 (1980) Satan's Angels. Evel Knievel

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#3117 4 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Anyone know the game Paul Newman is leaning on in the opening scene of The Hustler?
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Quoted from Mopar:

Oh, haha. I see what you're saying. I meant to say 'I'm sure others will "know" its title',
but I'll give it out. It's a 1958 Bally "All Star Bowler".
I have a Friend that has that and a Midget Alley (the same era) side by side, and I like the
Bally's play better. Years back, twice I had a chance to pick one up, but after having many
other types of bowlers, I didn't think it would be anything special, but to play, it actually is.

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I watched that last night on TMC, but I missed part of the movie. When in the movie is it?

#3118 4 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

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I watched that last night on TMC, but I missed part of the movie. When in the movie is it?

The opening scene after he parks his car for gas and goes into the bar. Literally a minute into it.

#3119 4 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

The opening scene after he parks his car for gas and goes into the bar. Literally a minute into it.

Yup. I got in at about five minutes.

#3120 2 days ago

Supergirl 2 nights ago. This has been shown several times but I still have no idea what it really is. It says Cosmic Goddess.

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#3121 2 days ago
Quoted from phillyfan64:

Supergirl 2 nights ago. This has been shown several times but I still have no idea what it really is. It says Cosmic Goddess.
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Looks like the cab was painted all black.

#3122 2 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Or The Waltons, which is set in the 1930's and 40's but the General Store has a 1972 Flying Carpet.
The best is when the pin is appropriate or ironic for the setting, like the Heat Wave machine at the arctic station in The Thing.

Like seeing Attack From Mars in the Brad Pitt movie Ad Astra.

#3123 2 days ago

Super Capers (2009)
Data East Star Wars

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#3124 2 days ago

From SHARK S2 E6 costarring Jerri Ryan
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We have a SPACE SHUTTLE & WHIRLWIND

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#3125 2 days ago
Quoted from phillyfan64:

Supergirl 2 nights ago. This has been shown several times but I still have no idea what it really is. It says Cosmic Goddess.

The placement of the score reels on the BG do not align with any normal conventional EM pin.

#3126 2 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

The placement of the score reels on the BG do not align with any normal conventional EM pin.

Could be just a box of lights.

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