Quoted from Electrocute:
A few games in this movie.
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Pretty sure that's from The Bad News Bears (1976) (?)
From what you guys have shown already, I think it is indeed a Gottlieb Tropic Isle.
And I apologize for not having a better pic of it. It was a smartphone snap of paused DVD playback, and unfortunately my tower PC is down right now so I was unable to do an actual DVD rip for a clearer pic of that scene.
BTW, that episode also features a pre-Happy Days Tom Bosley as a womanizing businessman (!).
"Five Easy Pieces" (1970) - Got 3 of the 5 pictured:
Far Left: Cover Girl (Gottlieb, 1962)
Middle: Lucky Strike (Williams, 1965; I -think- its ball-in-play score reel is on that backglass, if not then it's the Bowl-A-Strike AAB)
Far Right: North Star (Gottlieb, 1964)
I'll let you all ID the other two...
I just now realized they apparently taped/painted over the Gottlieb name(s) on the backglass in my prior post:
Quoted from dirkdiggler:
Not sure if it's been mentioned yet but I recently watched one of my favorite movies when I was a kid, Porky's. There's a Buccaneer and another pin beside it in the whore house and what looks to be a nip it later in the flick.
Quoted from dirkdiggler:
Think the unnamed one is Big Shot (Gottlieb, 1974).
Two separate pin scenes from Boogie Nights (1997) ...
First one shows a Stardust (Williams, 1971) and an Aladdin's Castle (Bally, 1976). The second scene has a side view of a Big Strike (Williams, 1966).Added 13 months ago:
EDIT: Turns out the Big Strike is actually its replay sibling Hot Line. There's a backbox closeup of it later in the film that I somehow missed...
Quoted from schudel5:
Knight Rider. Episode 417 "Knight of a Thousand Devils" glimpse of a Stern Flight 2000 at around the 25 minute mark.
I happen to have another one of Flight 2000 (Stern, 1980): The film Terms Of Endearment (1983) has the briefest view of this pin in the hotel lobby's arcade room (only 3-4 film frames; this pic's the most visible one of the game).
Quoted from SunnRAT:
Bally Nitro Groundshaker? Not 100% sure though.
Edit: Nope, its not Nitro. Heres another screenshot. [quoted image]
Quoted from TopMoose:
Could it be Aladdin’s Castle?
Possibly Bobby Orr Power Play (Bally, 1978)? I see digital displays.
To the right of that one I'm calling Duotron (Gottlieb, 1974).
Quoted from illawarra92:
Magnatron, the 4 player version
It's only showing two (2) lit score reel displays in Game Over mode, Magnotron would have all four lit. Plus from a distance it looks like the bolder lettering for the "DUOTRON" game name on the BG, Mag's lettering is more condensed for space and has nowhere near that much illuminated yellow.
Compare these two vids (beware - first one's loud!!)
Quoted from PinMonk:
Do you know what episode this was, or even a clue of what it was about? That way I can attach the season and episode number.
"The Conspirators" (S7E05, 5/13/1978). It aired on MeTV recently.
FWIW, besides the Monte Carlo, there's also a 4 Square (Gottlieb, 1971) and a Flying Carpet (Gottlieb, 1972) in the same scene.
This was an interesting find; I was watching a vintage 1967 Championship Bowling film print on YouTube that still had its original commercials, and up comes this pinball-themed Schaefer beer commercial featuring a re-themed Double Action (Gottlieb, 1958) that "plays music" (that I'm assuming was Schaefer's jingle at the time).
Here's the commercial clip itself (the brief close-up of the flippers at the 38:14 mark gives away the actual game) ...
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