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

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#3901 1 year ago

A random tour of Cleveland on YouTube he found a rolling stones pinball machine In rock hall.seems like everything I watch lately has a pin in it .

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#3902 1 year ago

On the Grimm life collective Halloween haunt attractions

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#3903 1 year ago

Don't know if these is are real games, saw them in the background of a music video.

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#3904 1 year ago
Quoted from snowy_owl:

Don't know if these is are real games, saw them in the background of a music video.
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2nd photo center machine looks like either a Set Up or Seven Up (Williams, 1969)

#3905 1 year ago

Spanish film from 1972 called Cannibal Man (aka the Week of the Killer.)

Early in the movie theres a scene in a small cafe featuring a pair of Domino machines made by the Spanish manufacturer Maresa. From what I understand, it is a copy of Domino (Gottlieb 1968) but with different artwork.

Later in the movie another machine appears. It is called Top-Secret (Maresa early 70s.) Because the main character is playing this game, there are some prominent shots of the game, including the backglass. Really cool artwork. According to IPDB, the layout is similar to Miss-O (Williams 1969) but minus 2 pop bumpers.
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#3906 1 year ago

STRANGE DAYS, filmed in 1994, with ELVIRA and PIN-BOT.

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#3907 1 year ago

Looks like maybe a cyclone too?

#3908 1 year ago
Quoted from snowy_owl:

Looks like maybe a cyclone too?

You're absolutely right, at first I thought so too, but CYCLONE got it's wheel on the left side ... but then I thought it over and guess what - the machines appear in a mirror, which can hardly be seen because they are blurred and out of focus.
So it's in fact a CYCLONE.

This also means that the upper picture shows the machines in a mirror, the lower one instead shows ELVIRA as it is, and to "her" right stands another machine that can't be seen in the upper picture ... now THAT's a hard one ... it must be a FUNHOUSE when you have a look at the W-Sign on the upper left Backbox and what can be seen from the backglass...

#3909 1 year ago

Random but.. That new busted Netflix show the Watcher there’s a scene where the family is at the cop shop and the chief is going through mail on his desk you can’t see it but he says there’s a pinball flyer, later on in the show the husband calls him out for having the pinball flyer saying who the hell has a pinball flyer and then something about a mancave after. Anyways the show sucks. Don’t waste your time

#3910 1 year ago
Quoted from Mardi-Gras-Man:

STRANGE DAYS, filmed in 1994, with ELVIRA and PIN-BOT.
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What's the game to the right of Elvira?
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Here's a clearer shot of Pin*Bot:
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#3911 1 year ago

"Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game" screened at the Heartland Film Festival and won 2 awards: overall audience choice and Indiana Film Journalists Association directorial debut award.

#3912 1 year ago

A zillow ad while house hunting. This place is a cluttered mess.

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#3913 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

What's the game to the right of Elvira?

Maybe Tee’d Off?

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#3914 1 year ago
Quoted from Borntolose:

Random but.. That new busted Netflix show the Watcher there’s a scene where the family is at the cop shop and the chief is going through mail on his desk you can’t see it but he says there’s a pinball flyer, later on in the show the husband calls him out for having the pinball flyer saying who the hell has a pinball flyer and then something about a mancave after. Anyways the show sucks. Don’t waste your time

Huh, I heard a bunch of people say the show was good.

#3915 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

What's the game to the right of Elvira?
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Here's a clearer shot of Pin*Bot:
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I still say it's a FUNHOUSE - in the picture I posted above you can see the "W"-Logo on a blue Backbox - this and the yellow shapes around it indicate a FUNHOUSE as do the blurred colours from the Translite.

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#3916 1 year ago

REELZ Eddie Murphy: The Price of Fame
a bio-doc about Eddie, shows an actor portraying him in a game room in a house playing pool with a couple of pins in background. Only one you can see clearly is a Wms Road Kings

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#3917 1 year ago

Internet pop up commercial for Cosentyx
Middle game in background is Scared Stiff. On left is Dialed In, I think. On the right is maybe Metallica

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#3918 1 year ago

Specsavers commercial. (2022)

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#3919 1 year ago
Quoted from ImNotNorm:

Specsavers commercial. (2022)
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Judging by the backglass, game looks like a black knight 2000. The cabinet art must have been altered, here is the original cabinet art:

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#3920 1 year ago

It seems we have lost our focus.

Guys, Zillow ads and Cosentyx pop-ups are not TV shows or movies...

Although I do want to hear more about that Temptations tab!

#3921 1 year ago

How did this one not get posted yet? Mean Streets (1973)

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#3922 1 year ago
Quoted from Manhattan:

How did this one not get posted yet? Mean Streets (1973)
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Williams Magic City or Magic Town, can't make it out. 1967

#3923 1 year ago
Quoted from Manhattan:

How did this one not get posted yet? Mean Streets (1973)
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Quoted from gdonovan:

Williams Magic City or Magic Town, can't make it out. 1967

Looks like Magic City from the wording, plus there's no white Balls To Play indicator that MT has at its top backglass edge.

MC's ball lights are along the right edge with a red Ball In Play square above them that's visible here (it's a white Previous Hi-Score space on MT).

#3924 1 year ago

Watching it now , probably posted already …

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#3925 1 year ago

You guys probably seen this one before, but I just started watching X files season one, first time watching since it first aired in 1993..

Season 1 episode 7 , Ghost in the machine.
Totem !
And yeah... not a great episode, A.I. horespucky, spotting the Totem was the highlight.
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#3926 1 year ago
Quoted from gonzo73:

Season 1 episode 7 , Ghost in the machine.
Totem !

Key posted 2 yrs ago

#3927 1 year ago
Quoted from HC2016:

Watching it now , probably posted already …

IS that Archie Bunker's Place or All in the Family?
and do you know the Season and episode number?
Does appear to be new pin machine siting for those shows,
as the tavern seems to have a rotating series of games on display (routed)

#3928 1 year ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

IS that Archie Bunker's Place or All in the Family?
and do you know the Season and episode number?
Does appear to be new pin machine siting for those shows,
as the tavern seems to have a rotating series of games on display (routed)

They probably use the studio's prop house, or an outside company prop house.

#3929 1 year ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

IS that Archie Bunker's Place or All in the Family?
and do you know the Season and episode number?
Does appear to be new pin machine siting for those shows,
as the tavern seems to have a rotating series of games on display (routed)

It was All In The Family , not sure of the episode

#3930 1 year ago

I’ve been doing a run through of All in the Family (slowwwwly) over the past 2+ years. As noted - there’s been a number of machines at Kelsey’s over the years. Probably just whatever a prop house had at a given time but does give a cool appearance of a route. Wish I had taken notes as I watched them, but I’m in season 7 now - way too far into it’s run to start over.

#3931 1 year ago
Quoted from Beatnik-Filmstar:

I’ve been doing a run through of All in the Family (slowwwwly) over the past 2+ years. As noted - there’s been a number of machines at Kelsey’s over the years. Probably just whatever a prop house had at a given time but does give a cool appearance of a route. Wish I had taken notes as I watched them, but I’m in season 7 now - way too far into it’s run to start over.

Quoted from ImNotNorm:

Seems like they rotated them through....here's a list for each episode that a pinball appears.[quoted image]

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#3932 1 year ago

A more complete list from the pingeek, which makes this topic listing almost moot.
http://www.pingeek.com/tv/tv.htm
http://www.pingeek.com/film/film.htm

#3933 1 year ago

There can always be more than place to track hobby related obsessions . It may not be more complete - the newer stuff like Hellraiser etc isn't on the site (at least yet). Besides here people can get to have their nickname plastered at the top of the thread for all posterity or at least until the site goes down . Plus we have the pictures showing . It is a nice reference too.

Quoted from pinwiztom:

A more complete list from the pingeek, which makes this topic listing almost moot.
http://www.pingeek.com/tv/tv.htm
http://www.pingeek.com/film/film.htm

#3934 1 year ago

Episode 1 of Ozzy Osbourne at the 1:00 mark there is a Capt. Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy

#3935 1 year ago

May have been listed before but just spotted BTTF on Halloween 2018

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#3936 1 year ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

A more complete list from the pingeek, which makes this topic listing almost moot.

Not as much fun though!

#3937 1 year ago
Quoted from matt_adams:

Not as much fun though!

You are correct. My wife now enjoys spotting pins in shows to tell me about, to see if they are listed here yet.
Photo references are important and cool.