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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.
2016-03-31 22:05 MacGyver's PC
Season 2 of MacGyver is liberally sprinkled with AT&T PC 6300s.
2016-02-24 01:10 Franklin Poirot
The Hercule Poirot mystery Murder In Three Acts has a small role for a Franklin Ace 1000.
2016-02-17 00:31 Cross My Palms
Little Black Book features two Palm PDA computers, both making the Starring-the-Computer debut. There is a Zire 71 and, in a critical role, a Tungsten C. Thanks to Kasey for the tip.
2016-02-07 17:39 A pair of Archimedes
Acorn Archimedes computers makes appearances in the children's TV show Watt on Earth and in the film Strapless, where a IBM PC AT also makes an appearance.
2016-01-29 00:52 The Bourne iPAQ
The final Starring-the-Computer debutante for the month of January is the HP iPAQ H5500 which makes a brief but important appearance in The Bourne Supremacy.
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