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Computer, Game Consoles, Arcade Cameo role in Films&TV

Post by resident paul » Sat Sep 01, 2007 1:24 pm

I had notice in the past there are different computers, Game consoles & Arcade Machines in Films & TV briefly as they like a cameo role like a famous star.
I give you one example the Craig XMP had a bit part in the film Sneakers were as Robert Redford & Ben Kinsley sat down next to it.
I give you another in Airwolf at the firm's office there was a Commodore64 or VIC 20 was use as a terminal.
Sorry I left arcade out before re-editing.
Let me know are there more cameo appearances( Brief appearances) out there :!:
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Post by chewy » Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:23 am

PC Engine/Turbo Graphix in Enemy of The State.

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Post by resident paul » Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:36 am

Just spotted on Sky Movies last night a PSP and very breifley a DS on "Snakes on the Plane".
Also spotted was a Pacman Machine in Scrubs.

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Post by RetroENZO » Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:55 am

Afterburner in Red Dwarf
XBox360 (game I don't recognise) in Chuck
Playstation 3 (game I don't care about) in Heroes (which was odd as the PS3 wasn't available in the US at the time the episode was aired)
Playstation 2 (and Timesplitters 2) in Shaun of the Dead
XBox in Eureka
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Post by DrBlue » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:02 am

There was an Amiga (1000 I believe) in the War of the Worlds TV series (the second, darker series that had Adrian Paul in it).
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:33 am

Wasn't there an Amstrad in Soylent Green?
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:34 am

And The Green Mile?
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Post by woody.cool » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:11 am

DrBlue wrote:There was an Amiga (1000 I believe) in the War of the Worlds TV series (the second, darker series that had Adrian Paul in it).
On the talk of Amigas - an Amiga 600 appeared on a regular basis in the ITV TV Show 'The Krypton Factor' - If I remember correctly - they used an A600 for the 'flight simulator'

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Post by DrBlue » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:44 am

paranoid marvin wrote:Wasn't there an Amstrad in Soylent Green?
There was an original Atari Pong machine in Soylent Green. Guess they thought it looked all futury like.
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Post by chewy » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:46 am

On the subject of Shaun Of The Dead, a PS1 and Resi 2 in episode 3 series one *of Spaced... [/nerd]

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Post by RetroENZO » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:55 am

chewy wrote:On the subject of Shaun Of The Dead, a PS1 and Resi 2 in episode 3 series one... [/nerd]
I presume you mean Spaced rather than Shaun of the Dead.
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Post by James Bond » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:15 am

Not to mention the bloke always used to drown Lara Croft in Tomb Raider when he was depressed :lol:


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Post by resident paul » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:47 am

Can anybody name the arcade machines in Terminator 2 and Tron :?:

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Post by woody.cool » Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:01 pm

resident paul wrote:Can anybody name the arcade machines in Terminator 2 and Tron :?:
I remember an Afterburner arcade machine and a Missile Command machine being present in T2.

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Post by SirClive » Sun Sep 02, 2007 2:42 pm

Just watched Back to the Future 2 with the Wild Gunman game.
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