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2017-02-12 22:51 64s in th '70s
Two TV episodes both set in the 1970s show a Commodore 64 that belongs firmly in the 1980s: DC's Legends of Tomorrow Blood Ties and That '70s Show Leaving Home Ain't Easy.
2017-02-03 23:11 A Couple of Classics
A couple of appearances of the Apple Macintosh Classic in TV shows Extant (Season 2, Episode 10) and Frasier (Season 1, Episode 23).
2017-01-28 18:14 Spectre of a Clevo
Spectre gives Starring the Computer its first machine from Clevo, the snappily named P151SM1.
2017-01-23 00:31 Small Wonders
Two episodes of the TV series Small Wonder have computers. Season 1, Episode 1 has a Tandy TRS-80 Model III and Season 4, Episode 6 has a Apple IIe both in important roles.
2017-01-14 12:24 Apple of Interest
A Macintosh IIsi plays an important role in the Bad Code episode of Person of Interest.
2017-01-06 00:08 Have An Ace New Year!
Two of the Aces Go Places series (also known as Mad Mission) feature computers. Aces Go Places 2 has a Atari 800, and Aces Go Places 3 has a Apple IIe.
2016-12-11 22:01 Down and Olivetti in Beverly Hills
There's a couple of brief glimpsed of an Olivetti M20 in the film Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
2016-11-06 18:13 Creepy Computers
A little late for Halloween, but there's a Commodore CBM-II in the mockumentary Ghostwatch and an HP 150 II in The Canterville Ghost.
2016-10-08 01:19 A Deluge of Debutantes
All of the following machines are making their first appearance on this site. Barb Wire has a Mattel Entertainment Computer System and a Casio Z-7000, Paul has a Getac B300, Real Life has a fleeting glimpse of a DEC PDP-11/45, and the third episode of Deutschland 83 has a Robotron A 5120 and a IBM Portable Personal Computer.
2016-09-17 23:51 Last Apples of Summer
Furry Vengeance has an Apple Macbook Pro, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen has a Macbook and an iMac, The Core has a Powerbook G3, Terminator Genisys has a Mac Plus and an Apple II and the Full House episode A House Divided has a Macintosh Classic.
2016-09-05 01:04 360 in the Attic
A second lump of big iron for the weekend - there's an IBM System/360 playing a brief role in the 1968 film Three in the Attic.
2016-09-03 14:25 Univac 9400
The second episode of the short-lived 1970s drama series Scorpion Tales offers Starring the Computer its first view of a Sperry Univac 9400. Thanks to Jim for the tip off.
2016-08-14 00:11 Three New Ones
Darkman III has a bunch of Commodore Amiga 3000s, but also a Starring-the-Computer newcomer, a Toshiba T4800C. Also, two episodes of Due South feature computers that have not appeared on the site before: a Sharp YO-6x0 in The Promise and a HP 85 in The Edge.
2016-07-19 00:26 A Mac in the Dollhouse
Welcome to the Dollhouse has a small but solid role for an Apple Macintosh Plus.
2016-06-17 21:10 Apple In June
Let's have a bunch of Apples in June. Liar Liar has an Apple Powerbook 5300 and a Power Macintosh 7X00/G3 desktop, The Big Easy has a Macintosh, The Princess Diaries has a Clamshell iBook G3 and a Powerbook G3 as does Teknolust, The Adventures of RoboRex has a iMac G4, and Iron Man 2 has an Apple Macbook.
2016-04-29 23:46 Bendix G-15
It's always good to find really early examples of computer in films, so I'd like to thank Jim who spotted Starring-the-Computer's first Bendix G-15 in an episode of Science Fiction Theatre from 1956.
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