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12th Jun '17 2:58:28 PM Malady
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* An episode of ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' had one of the main characters playing a video game offscreen, complete with arcade bleeps and bloops. However, when you see the blurred screen in the background of another shot, the game has obvious Playstation 2/Xbox 360 graphics. It also looks like they were either using the Playstation Eyetoy, the Wii Balance Board, or the Xbox360 Kinect to play the game.
* A critical element in the ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'' episode "Rabbit in a Snowstorm" is a 2014 ''Pinball/MustangStern'' pinball game. When characters play it, however, it plays electro-mechanical chimes from fifty years ago.
* Averted in ''[[Series/HouseOfCardsUS House of Cards]]'' on multiple occasions. Frank Underwood is shown playing ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}'' in earlier seasons, and in season 3 he is shown playing ''VideoGame/TheStanleyParable''.

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* An episode of ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' had one of the main characters playing a video game offscreen, complete with arcade bleeps and bloops. However, when you see the blurred screen in the background of another shot, the game has obvious Playstation 2/Xbox 360 graphics. It also looks like they were either using the Playstation Eyetoy, the Wii Balance Board, or the Xbox360 UsefulNotes/Xbox360 Kinect to play the game.
* A critical element in the ''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}'' ''Series/Daredevil2015'' episode "Rabbit in a Snowstorm" is a 2014 ''Pinball/MustangStern'' pinball game. When characters play it, however, it plays electro-mechanical chimes from fifty years ago.
* Averted in ''[[Series/HouseOfCardsUS House of Cards]]'' ''Series/{{House Of Cards|US}}'' on multiple occasions. Frank Underwood is shown playing ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}'' in earlier seasons, and in season 3 he is shown playing ''VideoGame/TheStanleyParable''.



*** The arcade's music in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'', the Japanese only sequel to Earthbound, has several beeps, and if you listen closely, you can hear the 'doo, doo, woop' sound from ''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''

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*** The arcade's music in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'', ''VideoGame/MOTHER3'', the Japanese only sequel to Earthbound, has several beeps, and if you listen closely, you can hear the 'doo, doo, woop' sound from ''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''
16th Apr '17 12:34:52 PM nombretomado
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*** The arcade's music in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'', the Japanese only sequel to Earthbound, has several beeps, and if you listen closely, you can hear the 'doo, doo, woop' sound from SpaceInvaders

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*** The arcade's music in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'', the Japanese only sequel to Earthbound, has several beeps, and if you listen closely, you can hear the 'doo, doo, woop' sound from SpaceInvaders''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''
17th Jun '16 5:35:30 AM erforce
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* In an episode of ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' Simon challenged two bullies to a game of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' and the sounds from the Game Boy sound nothing like the actual game play.

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* In an episode of ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' Simon challenged two bullies to a game of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'' and the sounds from the Game Boy sound nothing like the actual game play.



* An episode of the soap opera ''Series/AllMyChildren'' features a character playing a game entitled "Dark Star" on the TV. He is, of course, mashing the controller (which appears to have come from a Playstation), and we hear, in order, the "death music" from ''Pac-Man'', the "begin level" music from ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', and the BGM from ''Space Invaders''.

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* An episode of the soap opera ''Series/AllMyChildren'' features a character playing a game entitled "Dark Star" on the TV. He is, of course, mashing the controller (which appears to have come from a Playstation), and we hear, in order, the "death music" from ''Pac-Man'', the "begin level" music from ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', and the BGM from ''Space Invaders''.''VideoGame/SpaceInvaders''.
16th Apr '16 10:28:02 AM nombretomado
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* In the episode "Everybody Loves a Clown," from the second season of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', a child is shown playing a NintendoDS, but the sound effects emanating from the device are sounds from the original Atari 2600 release of ''Donkey Kong''.
* In an episode of ''SeventhHeaven'' Simon challenged two bullies to a game of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' and the sounds from the Game Boy sound nothing like the actual game play.

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* In the episode "Everybody Loves a Clown," from the second season of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', a child is shown playing a NintendoDS, UsefulNotes/NintendoDS, but the sound effects emanating from the device are sounds from the original Atari 2600 release of ''Donkey Kong''.
* In an episode of ''SeventhHeaven'' ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' Simon challenged two bullies to a game of ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry 2'' and the sounds from the Game Boy sound nothing like the actual game play.
4th Apr '16 11:02:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, and Edgar Wright made a point to avoid this in ''{{Spaced}}'', after being tired of all the generic video games in other TV shows made by people who don't play games.

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* Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, and Edgar Wright made a point to avoid this in ''{{Spaced}}'', ''Series/{{Spaced}}'', after being tired of all the generic video games in other TV shows made by people who don't play games.



* In Australian soap, ''{{Neighbours}}'', for most of the '90s, the only video game anyone on the show ever played was ''Magic Carpet'' (most of the time with the camera looking at the player from behind the computer monitor, so you just heard the distinctive sound-track and sound effects). Now, in 2010, when at least one family has a complete set of guitar controllers, one young cast member was sat playing on a DS Lite to the distinctive sound effects of Magic Carpet - unless a more recent game, that actually has a DS version, uses the same sounds...

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* In Australian soap, ''{{Neighbours}}'', ''Series/{{Neighbours}}'', for most of the '90s, the only video game anyone on the show ever played was ''Magic Carpet'' (most of the time with the camera looking at the player from behind the computer monitor, so you just heard the distinctive sound-track and sound effects). Now, in 2010, when at least one family has a complete set of guitar controllers, one young cast member was sat playing on a DS Lite to the distinctive sound effects of Magic Carpet - unless a more recent game, that actually has a DS version, uses the same sounds...
18th Mar '16 1:45:10 PM Hossmeister
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17th Mar '16 3:13:21 PM Hossmeister
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* Avoided in ''TheBigBangTheory'', where game soundtracks are often heard where applicable.

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* Avoided in ''TheBigBangTheory'', 'Series/TheBigBangTheory'', where game soundtracks are often heard where applicable.
17th Dec '15 11:29:44 AM erforce
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* The ''Film/CharliesAngels'' [[TheFilmOfTheSeries movie]] has a sequence in which Drew Barrymore's character stumbles upon two kids playing ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' (a one-player game) with two 3rd party PlayStation controllers, buttonmashing unrealistically while out-of-place sound-effects play -- though at least the sound effects are neither particularly old-sounding nor from Pac-Man.

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* The ''Film/CharliesAngels'' [[TheFilmOfTheSeries movie]] has a sequence in which Drew Barrymore's Creator/DrewBarrymore's character Dylan stumbles upon two kids playing ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'' (a one-player game) with two 3rd party PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation controllers, buttonmashing unrealistically while out-of-place sound-effects play -- though at least the sound effects are neither particularly old-sounding nor from Pac-Man.
5th Oct '15 7:07:51 AM Loekman3
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* Averted in ''[[Series/HouseOfCardsUS House of Cards]]'' on multiple occasions. Frank Underwood is shown playing ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}'' in earlier seasons, and in season 3 he is shown playing ''TheStanleyParable''.

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* Averted in ''[[Series/HouseOfCardsUS House of Cards]]'' on multiple occasions. Frank Underwood is shown playing ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}'' in earlier seasons, and in season 3 he is shown playing ''TheStanleyParable''.''VideoGame/TheStanleyParable''.
28th Sep '15 3:30:15 AM ironcommando
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* The 8-Bit Jam music in ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies2ItsAboutTime[='=]s'' Neon Mixtape Tour contains these. Arcade Zombie's arcade machine also makes arcade sounds when it spawns zombies, as well as when 8-bit zombies are defeated. Justified, as the level takes place in TheEighties when arcade games were all the rage.

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* The 8-Bit Jam music in ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies2ItsAboutTime[='=]s'' Neon Mixtape Tour contains these. Arcade Zombie's arcade machine also makes arcade sounds when it spawns zombies, as well as when 8-bit zombies are defeated. Justified, as the level takes place in TheEighties when early arcade games were all the rage.
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