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In , the radio's sound clips that play during "Fast Lock" are taken from earlier The Twilight Zone Pat Lawlor pinball machines. In fact, starting the mode when one of the clips is playing cues the multiball theme from the respective machine to play.
Similarly, hitting the clock enough times during "Clock Chaos" will play a clip of Rudy (from ) yelling, "Stop playing with the clock!"
Funhouse The Wizard Mode in Steve Ritchie's is "Final Battle", which pits the player against the T-X Terminator. At the climax of the fight, Ritchie reprises his role as Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines the voice of Shao Khan to deliver the final instruction:
has a couple.
Red & Ted's Road Show After missing the jackpot in the multiball restart, Red says "You missed everything!"
The Invaders from appear during several modes, most notably during the Seattle mode.
The Twilight Zone Los Angeles' mode is nicknamed " Earthshaker!", and you get to hear Red imitate the Titlescream at the end of the mode.
The Kansas City "Tornado" mode starts with a quote from .
Whirlwind has several, most of which are Judge Dredd Shout Outs to John Trudeau's .
Creature from the Black Lagoon has a lot of them. Examples include:
Junk Yard One sound effect is taken from .
Earthshaker! During Crane Hurry-up, the voice saying "Come on, hurry, hurry, hurry!" sounds like one of the voices in (used for the Gift of Gab, among other things).
Dr. Dude The Angel's voice is the same as the Candy 5000's from Safecracker, and both the Angel's portrait and the Devil's voice are in
WHO dunnit The backglass indicates that the junkyard itself is located behind Tony's Palace.
The Super Jackpot animation comes from .
The Getaway: High Speed II And, most of all, the Time Machine. After collecting a certain piece of junk, shooting a target will start a mode from a previous Williams title. Modes include "Mamushka", "Move Your Car", "Saucer Attack", and, in early revisions, "Payback Time".
has a few other references to previous No Good Gofers Pat Lawlor tables, all of which occur when you lose all your balls in multiball without scoring the jackpot.
Some of the ticker messages from reference Monopoly Pat Lawlor's earlier games.
One of the things Pin*Bot can say when you cheat in is "Look, there's Jack*Bot Rudy."
In , shooting the outer loops several times in a row prompts Skull the Bone Head (from Johnny Mnemonic ) to appear and shout "Again!"
No Fear: Dangerous Sports During the Match Sequence for , you can hear phrases from other Williams tables:
Scared Stiff :
Truck Stop The semi truck has a plate with "CG" and a musical note; these are the initials of the game's musician, Chris Granner.
A bumper sticker reads "DL - JP", referring to designers Dan Langlois and Jim Patla.
A detached license plate near Betty and Marge reads "SK - 13", for design collaborator Steve Kirk.
One of the playfield road signs shows two merging arrows with the text reading "Williams/Bally Merge", referring to the (then) recent acquisition of Bally by Williams Electronics.
The globe on the backglass for includes a splotch of white paint next to Lake Michigan. Harlem Globetrotters On Tour Greg Freres painted the image during Chicago's notorious winter of 1979, and included that as a tribute.
The Attract Mode for Sega Pinball's shows Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Sonic the Hedgehog alongside the Sega logo. After a few iterations, Sonic appears with big scars, like Frankenstein's other Creatures.
In , after winning a Special on the Baywatch Match Sequence, one of the random voice clips is Mitch saying "Never had a better day!" — a catchphrase of television series producer Gregory Bonann.