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

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#4801 39 days ago

A Swedish Love Story (1970)

Special thanks to pinballslave who found this movie and the machines.

Jolly Roger
Kings & Queens

Quoted from pinballslave:

Using my new-found skills I can confidently say the A Swedish Love Story, by Roy Anderson, is not already listed and has Jolly Roger and Kings & Queens at about 31 mins into the film in a youth club. Can't find any clips of that scene though.

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#4802 38 days ago

1960 Williams Nags in a Fugitive episode..

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#4803 38 days ago

Yep. Actually suprised you didn't s"NAG" it earlier since you are our "Fugitive Guy".

Quoted from LeChuck:

The Fugitive S3E10 (Landscape with Running Figures: Part 2)
The Chicago Coin Match Bowler from S01E03 shows up again. And there's a Williams Nags pin (1960) with a nice closeup.
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Quoted from Mopar:

1960 Williams Nags in a Fugitive episode..
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#4804 38 days ago
Quoted from pinball2020:

Actually suprised you didn't s"NAG" it earlier since you are our "Fugitive Guy".

I looked back at my earlier posts, and I'll be damn. On post 2786, I actually did post that same Nags..
I watch those old Fugitive reruns time to time. Years back, I remember seeing a 4 Roses on one of
the episodes. I'm sure eventually I'll be seeing that episode again..

#4805 38 days ago

One of the amazing benefits of key posts and this thread . Let us know when you see the 4 Roses again .

Quoted from Mopar:

I looked back at my earlier posts, and I'll be damn. On post 2786, I actually did post that same Nags..
I watch those old Fugitive reruns time to time. Years back, I remember seeing a 4 Roses on one of
the episodes. I'm sure eventually I'll be seeing that episode again..

#4806 38 days ago

Hawaii 5-0 S8E20 "Turkey Shoot at Makapuu"

Williams Gulfstream and I'll let you guys figure out the other one.

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#4807 38 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

Hawaii 5-0 S8E20 "Turkey Shoot at Makapuu"
Williams Gulfstream and I'll let you guys figure out the other one.[quoted image]

Looks to me like Op-Pop-Pop (Bally, 1969).

#4808 37 days ago

And that's one of the ones I checked. Are you sure? But you get the benefit of the doubt.

Now name the shooting game. You might have to watch the video. Quite a good episode if I do say so.

#4809 37 days ago

Allied Leisure Crack Shot (1972)

Also when I key posted your find I added that it might be S08 E19. I found the episode listed both ways so edited the key post with both episode numbers.

I watched the episode and with fifty two years of television distance/hindsight, as much as I loved the original 5-0 the episode did nothing for increasing a person's comfort or safety for hang gliding in Hawaii . Those thugs were real skeezes.

Quoted from o-din:

And that's one of the ones I checked. Are you sure? But you get the benefit of the doubt.
Now name the shooting game. You might have to watch the video. Quite a good episode if I do say so.

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Quoted from SonicZone:

Looks to me like Op-Pop-Pop (Bally, 1969).

Confirmed it is an Op-Pop-Pop .

#4810 37 days ago

The Simpsons - S10E21 - Monty Cant Buy Me Love

Homer playing Flipper Frenzy

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#4811 37 days ago
Quoted from Oneironaut:

The Simpsons - S10E21 - Monty Cant Buy Me Love
Homer playing Flipper Frenzy
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Quoted from Rolls-Royce:

Fellas,
"War Of The Worlds(2005)", Tom Cruise had a Pinball in a closet before his kitchen, "Friday The 13th Part 2(1981)", KISS Pinball in a bar, and in The Simpsons Mr. Burns and Homer go to Scotland searching the Loch Ness for “Nessie" and Homer went to play Pinball [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

#4812 37 days ago

Searched, did not show up. Names the show, completes the post.

#4813 36 days ago
Quoted from pinball2020:

I watched the episode and with fifty two years of television distance/hindsight, as much as I loved the original 5-0 the episode did nothing for increasing a person's comfort or safety for hang gliding in Hawaii

Well, as of today McGarrett has been kidnapped and brainwashed by Wo Fat. I hope we can get more scenes with vintage pinball machines.

#4814 36 days ago

Was this the serialization of the Hawaii 5-0 tv movie where McGarrett is put in a sensory deprivation isolation tank in water to get brainwashed? I remember a scene somewhere as McGarrett is in the isolation tank and hallucinating he starts swimming while in the rubber suit fantasizing. From when I was a young lad . I wonder if he was fantasizing then of playing pinball with a girl afterwards.

Quoted from o-din:

Well, as of today McGarrett has been kidnapped and brainwashed by Wo Fat. I hope we can get more scenes with vintage pinball machines.

#4815 35 days ago

And as Wo Fat rides off into the sunset after another failed caper, all I can say is they don't make Chinese Junks like they used to.

#4816 35 days ago

They do make Chinese Junks they are called Thunderbirds pinball machines (cue rimshot and snare drum sounds). Thank you, I will be here all night. Try the roast beef, it's delicious. You've been a great audience!

Quoted from o-din:

And as Wo Fat rides off into the sunset after another failed caper, all I can say is they don't make Chinese Junks like they used to.

#4817 35 days ago

I saw another one on an episode of Mannix called "The Gang's All Here". Shortly into the episode in the gang's hangout.

It was the middle of the night and I was still half asleep and I can't find a free stream of it, don't remember the title, but it was there.

#4818 35 days ago

Mannix S07 E08 "The Gang's All Here" (1973)

Thanks, @o-din. It is a Flip-A-Card (1970). Confirmed by sunnRAT and AlexF - thank you sunnrat and AlexF. After I had posted asking for help I did my own scouring of the images on Pinside and found Flip-A-Card and Card Trix just as sunnRAT and AlexF posted to the thread . Squinting my eyes it looks like the backglass reads "Flip-A-Card" more than "Card Trix" as well . And as AlexF says, no previous high score to the right upper part of the backglass.

Quoted from o-din:

I saw another one on an episode of Mannix called "The Gang's All Here". Shortly into the episode in the gang's hangout.
It was the middle of the night and I was still half asleep and I can't find a free stream of it, don't remember the title, but it was there.

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#4819 35 days ago

Gottlieb Flip A Card. No previous High Score on it.

#4820 35 days ago
Quoted from pinball2020:

Mannix S07 E08 "The Gang's All Here"
Thanks, @o-din. Anybody guess what machine this is? These are the best shots I could get.

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Card Trix (Gottlieb, 1970)

Edit: it is Flip A Card.

#4821 35 days ago

You guys rock! Thanks!

Quoted from AlexF:

Gottlieb Flip A Card. No previous High Score on it.

Quoted from sunnRAT:

Card Trix (Gottlieb, 1970)

#4822 35 days ago

You guys are great! That almost looks like Leif Garrett.

I'll keep watching for them even if it is at 2 AM. It's always cool to see these machines in their original eras and habitats. Then I can go back to sleep.

#4823 35 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

You guys are great! That almost looks like Lief Garrett.

Could be. We just re-watched the Outsiders recently and I realized he was Bob, the dude that gets stabbed. Weird.

#4824 35 days ago
Quoted from AlexF:

Gottlieb Flip A Card. No previous High Score on it.

You are correct. Definitely Flip A Card.

#4825 32 days ago

Deleted my own post here - duplicate entry. There were several posts for "Marathon Man" already. Added keypost for first one that had pictures posted .

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#4826 32 days ago
Quoted from pinball2020:

There were several posts for "Marathon Man" already.

Is it safe yet?

#4827 32 days ago

Ha ha ha ha. No, it isn't safe, Zell. Not to be confused with the money transfer app Zelle.

Quoted from o-din:

Is it safe yet?

Quoted from 6point5degrees:

Watched Marathon Man for the 100th time last night and there's a Gottlieb Polo in action during a scene in Paris.
And, yes, it is safe. You'll only get that if you've seen the movie.

Quoted from schudel5:

In the 1976 movie Marathon Man, starring Dustin Hoffman, about 30 minutes in a guy is playing a pinball machine in a drug store. The first shot is of the playfield showing him playing what is clearly a Bally Bow and Arrow. They then cut up to the backbox which is a Gottlieb Polo. That's really a strange mix of machine and manufacturer to put together in the movie.
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Quoted from jk2171:

Just watched 'Marathon Man' yesterday, and there is a close-up of the EM "Polo" in a scene. They actually use the sounds of the game as well in the close-up as a transition between scenes.

#4828 32 days ago

Been sitting on this one for about a month. Just DL'd now for screenshots. Pretty sure this makes Paul Newman the king of pinball in movies...

Also sitting on another movie but I only heard the machine in the background pretty much wrecking the scene. I will DL it and see if there is a shot of the machine to post.

WUSA (1970)

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#4829 32 days ago

1965 Lucky Strike. A little tricky as it's a reflection.

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#4830 32 days ago

That Oh Boy Pepperoni stick for 10 cents looks like a pretty good deal. Same price as a game of pinball.

#4831 31 days ago

In "Out on a limb " (1992), from french film director Francis Veber, at 4'56 you can see a pinball machine that I haven't been able to identify. And at 54'44, a Gottlieb Buccaneer, whose cabinet and backbox have been repainted.

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#4832 29 days ago

The Comic Strip Presents S01 E04: "Bad News Tour". Fortune (1976) ~20:40 into the episode. Worth tracking down for fans of Spinal Tap, which was filmed around the same time. Same idea.

Sally: Do you always play the pin tables before a gig?
Spider: No, you asked me to cuz you thought it would make a nice shot.