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2018-09-16 15:13 Some more SAGE
A few more appearances of possibly the most frequent visitor to the small and silver screens, the IBM AN/FSQ-7. It appears in Kolchak: The Night Stalker "The Energy Eater", The Greatest American Hero "Train of Thought" and the pilot of Gemini Man.
2018-09-01 13:08 Films in other languages
The German film Go Trabi Go and the Norwegian film Døden på Oslo S both have small roles for a Commodore Amiga 2000. The Polish film Ucieczka z kina "Wolnosc" gives Starring the Computer its first Atari 65/130 XE, and another Polish film Pan Kleks w kosmosie also has that Atari plus an ST and another debutante, the Mazovia 1016.
2018-08-25 20:56 Three different PCs
Three 1980s PC compatibles: Prime Evil has the IBM PC AT, Perfect Profile has a Compaq Portable and, a computer I missed from the There for the Picking episode of Bergerac, the Commodore PC 10-III makes its Starring the Computer debut.
2018-07-26 21:02 Friends' Computers
Here's a collection of computers from episodes of Friends. The One with the Stoned Guy has a IBM PS/2 Model 50/70, The One with the List has a Compaq Contura 4/25cx, The One with All the Jealousy has a Sun Javastation-NC and a Compaq LTE 5000 (both of which are making their Starring-the-Computer debuts), The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding: Part 2 has a Apple Powerbook G3, and The One Where Emma Cries has a Clamshell iBook G3 and a iMac G4.
2018-07-07 13:06 Fathers, Daughters and Trouble with Penguins
Another collection of Apple laptop appearances: The New Daughter has a Powerbook G3 and Trouble with the Curve, Mr Popper's Penguins and Father of Invention all feature Macbook Pros.
2018-06-02 22:05 Lone Wolf McQuade, Texas Instruments Ranger
Lone Wolf McQuade gives Starring the Computer its first Texas Instruments DS990/1.
2018-05-19 16:28 One Laptop per Child
The film Savages gives Starring the Computer its first One Laptop per Child: the OLPC XO. It also has an Apple Unibody iMac and a Panasonic Toughbook.
2018-05-06 13:43 Family Tandies
In the Family Ties episode Working At It, we see a Tandy TRS-80 Model 4 and a DEC PDP-11/34.
2018-04-22 16:57 More Commodores
Preacher has a Commodore 64, John Wick: Chapter 2 has a Commodore VIC-20, and Collateral Beauty has a Commodore 64 and a couple of Apple machines (a iMac and a Macbook Pro).
2018-03-25 11:52 Computers from the Darkside
Thanks very much to Dirk who supplied a comprehensive list of computers appearing in the TV series "Tales from the Darkside". Here they all are: Slippage gives the Bull Micral 30 its debut, All a Clone by the Telephone, It All Comes Out in the Wash and Bigalow's Last Smoke all have HP 150s, The Impressionist has a Kaypro II, Lifebomb has a Televideo TS-803, Sorry, Right Number and Payment Overdue both have AT&T PC 6300s, and Red Leader gives the Compaq Deskpro model 1 its debut.
2018-02-18 22:39 Three times II
The Russia House and The Goldbergs (Season 2, Episode 4) both have Apple II, and Lots of Luck completes the trio with a Apple IIc.
2018-01-27 00:05 Killing a ThinkPad
Episode 4 of the first season of Forbrydelsen (The Killing) has a Starring the Computer debut role for a Lenovo ThinkPad Z60m.
2018-01-13 01:08 New Year Big Iron
Caprice offers some tape drives from a Burroughs B205, The second episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has a fleeting glimpse of a Honeywell H200, and the Doctor Who story The Green Death has a critical role for an ICT 1301.
2017-12-23 00:07 A Festive Pair
I've added two festive films to the database. Black Christmas has an Apple Powerbook G4 and This Christmas has a couple of Macbook Pros and an iMac.
2017-12-02 16:28 Apples and an Osborne
Cyborg She has an iMac G4. Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles has a Powerbook G3, a Clamshell iBook G3 and a iMac G3. 101 Reykjavík also has a iMac G3. Nerve has a iMac G3 and same Macbook Airs and Macbook Pros. And finally, EZ Money has a Powerbook 140 and Starring the Computer's first Osborne 1.
2017-11-25 13:07 Twin Tandys
Double Dragon has a very brief view of a Tandy TRS-80 Model III and a Tandy TRS-80 Model 4 plays a pivotal role in The Highroller.
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