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

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9 years ago


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#3351 3 months ago

From the far right going to the left from Bowling alley scene in the movie, The Friends Of Eddie Coyle.
#1 do not recognize, probably WMS Pitch&Bat baseball
Then
Grand Slam
Target Pool
BLY Expressway
2001
Some GTB Multiplayer name escapes me (its Skipper)
then god knows what is located in the center of that (GTB Aquaris ?) wedgehead
looks like lemur??

#3352 3 months ago

Grounded for Life, S3 E1 (and presumably subsequent episodes since this bar is a plotline)
Travel Time

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#3353 3 months ago

Atypical. All re-themed, but I can make out that one is a Fishtales and I think I see a BK2000.

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#3354 3 months ago

Yeah what's with the WWH20 speaker panel on the far left pin,

#3355 3 months ago

Never mind it is WWh20 but different art on the cabinet. Why?

#3356 3 months ago

There was a re-themed (Revenge of the Wolf) Williams Stellar Wars in the new Bob Odenkirk flick, Nobody.

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#3357 3 months ago
Quoted from Quicksilver1:

There was a re-themed (Revenge of the Wolf) Williams Stellar Wars in the new Bob Odenkirk flick, Nobody.
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Enjoyed this one when it was posted over a year ago: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/51#post-6016714

Not to be a horse's rear, but I encourage everyone to please utilize both the search function and the key post function to verify you are posting a new find and not something that has already been presented. The one exception I make is if the original post does not contain photos and you are able to add them.

Keypost link: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background?kp=1&kp_sort=keypost_summary#index
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#3358 3 months ago

Ugh, my bad. I actually tried searching before posting, but obviously not well enough. It's all good, i guess i just didn't see it and removed my post. Sorry for the multiple mention.

#3359 3 months ago
Quoted from Quicksilver1:

Ugh, my bad. I actually tried searching before posting, but obviously not well enough. It's all good, i guess i just didn't see it and removed my post. Sorry for the multiple mention.

Happens to many of us (I've done it too, and you can only imagine the self-beratement I received after that).

This is one of my favorite threads (as I'm sure it is for many), so I just want everyone to do their best to prevent double posts. There are some other forums I follow where redundancy has almost got me to the point where I don't enjoy them anymore, so would hate to see it occur here.

#3360 3 months ago

Inside Moves - 1980

Big Deal and Superman

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#3361 3 months ago

Saw a pin in the background in a bar in X-Files Season 4 episode 12, but didn't see it long enough to identify it. Anyone have an idea what it was (from 1997).

#3362 3 months ago

Natural Born Killers

Whirlwind. Around 4:05 into opening scene:

#3363 3 months ago
Quoted from chris_p:

Natural Born Killers
Whirlwind. Around 4:05 into opening scene:

You know you can post a YouTube video link at the point in the video you are referring to, right?

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#3364 3 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

You know you can post a YouTube video link at the point in the video you are referring to, right?[quoted image]

I didn’t know that! I’ll try it!

#3365 3 months ago
Quoted from Zartan:

I didn’t know that! I’ll try it!

Made life so much easier posting video references when I discovered it too.

#3366 3 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

You know you can post a YouTube video link at the point in the video you are referring to, right?[quoted image]

I did NOT know that! That's gonna come in VERY handy - Thank You!

EDIT: oh man - I am gonna use this ALL THE TIME. I tend to share you tubes with my wife pretty often, just sent her one skipping the intro stuffage and jumping right in. Wheeee!

#3367 3 months 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]

Could we add this to the key index. I think it got overlooked...

#3368 3 months ago

From the 1972 Italian giallo "Eye in the Labyrinth," a Gottlieb Domino (1968).
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#3369 3 months ago

On motor Mythbusters S1 E3 in the back of the workshop a Bally Fireball home edition.

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#3370 3 months ago

Desert collectors
An Australian show , think American Pickers .
The guy had so many machines , I was so into it and then I thought fuck ! I have to take some pictures for this thread , and this is all I got

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#3371 3 months ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Desert collectors
An Australian show , think American Pickers .
The guy had so many machines , I was so into it and then I thought fuck ! I have to take some pictures for this thread , and this is all I got [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

The featured game is a TOTAN. I also see Terminator 2, Medieval Madness, Demolition Man, Addams Family and High Speed 2 (with an alternate translite). Can't make out the one to the right of High Speed.

ed: it's a CFTBL.

#3372 3 months ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

The featured game is a TOTAN. I also see Terminator 2, Medieval Madness, Demolition Man, Addams Family and High Speed 2 (with an alternate translite). Can't make out the one to the right of High Speed.
ed: it's a CFTBL.

I wish I had got better pictures . He had over 30 games I think .
I was just so happy watching pinball machines on the TV

#3373 3 months ago

On HULU Pam & Tommy, Episode 3. 18 min into it you can see a out of focused pin behind Pamela. My guess It's Phantom of the Opera, but I'm a little blurry too. Time for bed

#3374 3 months ago
Quoted from Donnyman:

On HULU Pam & Tommy, Episode 3. 18 min into it you can see a out of focused pin behind Pamela. My guess It's Phantom of the Opera, but I'm a little blurry too. Time for bed

Come on!!

Lol

#3375 3 months ago

All these "Barbed Wire" movie promotions in the series and no Gottlieb Pin.

#3376 3 months ago
Quoted from Quicksilver1:

Ugh, my bad. I actually tried searching before posting, but obviously not well enough. It's all good, i guess i just didn't see it and removed my post. Sorry for the multiple mention.

If you use the topic index link at the top of any page in this thread and then click to sort by keypost, it puts everything in alphabetical order, which makes it very easy to see if something has been posted already.

#3377 3 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

You know you can post a YouTube video link at the point in the video you are referring to, right?[quoted image]

Screenshots of pin sightings are preferred because they are hosted here and cannot randomly become broken links if youtube takes a video down.

#3378 3 months ago
Quoted from Donnyman:

On HULU Pam & Tommy, Episode 3. 18 min into it you can see a out of focused pin behind Pamela. My guess It's Phantom of the Opera, but I'm a little blurry too. Time for bed

Hulu's Pam and Tommy
It looks like a Stern Galaxy.

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#3380 3 months ago

Not a pinball but a 1962 Big Hit pitch and bat in Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

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#3381 3 months ago

Spirit of 76 gets screen time in the movie "Car Wash". Timely since the movie was released in October 1976.

Rotten Tomatoes - This day-in-the-life cult comedy focuses on a group of friends working at Sully Boyar's Car Wash in the Los Angeles ghetto. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers -- including a smooth-talking preacher (Richard Pryor), a wacky cab driver (George Carlin) and an ex-convict -- while cracking politically incorrect jokes to a constant soundtrack of disco and funk. Some of the workers find romance as the day moves along, but most are just happy to get through another shift.

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#3382 3 months ago

Can't believe this hasn't been posted yet, but it is also the first time I noticed it.. Spaceballs has Space Invaders

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#3385 3 months ago
Quoted from Daditude:

Now we need a pic of the night rider

It was posted years ago:

Quoted from Aphex:

Spaceballs - Bally Night Rider in the diner

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#3386 3 months ago

Firepower in It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books

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#3387 3 months ago
Quoted from ryansherwood:

Firepower in It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books
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The first feature film from director Richard Linklater (Dazed And Confused); came out in 1988. He's the one playing FP. I believe it's an extra on Linklater's Slacker Criterion Blu-ray.

#3388 3 months ago

Can anyone identify this pin from the 2007 film Blades of Glory at the 1:08:40 mark

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#3389 3 months ago
Quoted from ourdave76:

Can anyone identify this pin from the 2007 film Blades of Glory at the 1:08:40 mark
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Looks like Circus (Bally, 1973) to me.

#3390 3 months ago

Good eye. Thanks

#3392 3 months ago

LW3 behind Dusty Hill on ZZ Top documentary

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#3393 3 months ago

Newest episode of Billions. Season 6, Episode 3.

Maybe it's a sign.

Back to the Future: The Pinball

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#3394 3 months ago
Quoted from dookski:

Saw there was some Star Trek talk- anyone ID'd the machine used for the "Q Continuum Galaxy" machine in Voyager when they visit the continuum? It is a fictional game, but I figured someone knows it from the playfield. The episode is "Death Wish"

Was just watching this last week... Here's a screencap. Anyone?

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#3395 3 months ago
Quoted from jonnyqtrek:

Was just watching this last week... Here's a screencap. Anyone?
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Maybe Firepower?

#3396 3 months ago
Quoted from Bonk:

Maybe Firepower?

Ah. Cheers, thx. That would make sense since they used it in production a year or so later on Future's End 1-2.

#3397 3 months ago
Quoted from Gemini:

There's a particular second-season episode of Star Trek TOS called "A Piece of the Action" where Kirk and co. are being held captive in the storeroom on a planet run by gangsters and they have a variety of pinball machines in there in various states of disrepair... but I have no idea which pins they are. Most of them seem to be identical save for one. Here's a couple screencaps:
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Anyone have any idea which pins these are?

Some better screencaps on this one, as well... (just for curiosity's sake)

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#3398 3 months ago
Quoted from jonnyqtrek:

Was just watching this last week... Here's a screencap. Anyone?
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Playfield is Fire Power.

#3399 3 months ago
Quoted from jonnyqtrek:

Some better screencaps on this one, as well... (just for curiosity's sake)[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

They've been posted before, but none have ever been identified.

#3400 3 months ago
Quoted from jonnyqtrek:

Some better screencaps on this one, as well... (just for curiosity's sake)[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

The one in the last photo is a Majors (Chicago Coin, 1941).

ed: It actually looks like there might be two Chicago Coin Majors. The other one seems to be a Twenty Grand (Williams, 1952).

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