Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Pinball / CaptainFantastic

Go To



%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.







* AbsoluteCleavage: On many of the women, natch.
* AllWomenAreLustful
* BareYourMidriff

to:

\n* %%* AbsoluteCleavage: On many of the women, natch.
* %%* AllWomenAreLustful
* %%* BareYourMidriff



* CelebrityStar
* CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase
* CoolShades: Elton John's goggles.

to:

* %%* CelebrityStar
* %%* CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase
* %%* CoolShades: Elton John's goggles.



* FlippingTheBird: One of the guys on the backglass.
* FormFittingWardrobe: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In addition to all the lustful women on the back glass, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler is hiding in the crowd.

to:

* %%* FlippingTheBird: One of the guys on the backglass.
* FormFittingWardrobe: On all of All the women, making it very clear they're not wearing women's clothing is tight enough to emphasize their lack of bras.
* %%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In addition to all the lustful women on the back glass, UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler is hiding in the crowd.



* LongTitle
* NiceShoes: Elton John's iconic ink-black, round-toed platform boots.[[note]]Which are actually ''smaller'' than the ones he wore in the film[[/note]]
* TheSeventies
* TitledAfterTheSong: This machine was Titled After the Album, instead.
* VaporWear: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.

to:

* %%* LongTitle
* %%* NiceShoes: Elton John's iconic ink-black, round-toed platform boots.[[note]]Which are actually ''smaller'' than the ones he wore in the film[[/note]]
* TheSeventies
*
%%* TitledAfterTheSong: This machine was Titled After the Album, instead.
* %%* VaporWear: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.



* WavingSignsAround: ''So much'' enthusiasm for a guy playing pinball!
* WorldOfBuxom

to:

* %%* WavingSignsAround: ''So much'' enthusiasm for a guy playing pinball!
* WorldOfBuxomWorldOfBuxom: Every single woman in the table's artwork has a hefty chest.


* InNameOnly: The [[http://mirror2.ipdb.org/images/439/image-1.jpg home version]] has almost nothing in common with the [[http://mirror2.ipdb.org/images/438/438f1.jpg arcade original.]]

to:

* InNameOnly: The [[http://mirror2.ipdb.[[http://ipdb.org/images/439/image-1.jpg home version]] has almost nothing in common with the [[http://mirror2.ipdb.[[http://ipdb.org/images/438/438f1.jpg arcade original.]]


* {{Cap}}: Early versions of this pinball only had five digit reels to display players' scores; when a player rolled over the score, the message "Over the Top" would light up on the backglass. Later versions expanded the score display to six digits instead.

to:

* {{Cap}}: Early versions of this pinball only had five digit reels to display players' scores; when a player rolled over the score, the message "Over the Top" would light up on the backglass. Later versions expanded have a "100,000" light for each player that remains lit after rolling over the score display to six digits instead.score.


''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. A semi-sequel to Bally's earlier ''Pinball/{{Wizard}}!'', it's named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, and features John dressed as the Local Lad from the rock opera movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.

to:

''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The and the Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. A semi-sequel to Bally's earlier ''Pinball/{{Wizard}}!'', it's named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, and features John dressed as the Local Lad from the rock opera movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.



!!This pinball machine demonstrates the following tropes:

to:

!!This pinball machine demonstrates the following tropes:
!!''Captain Fantastic'' provides examples of:


* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: There's no way this game could be mistaken for any era other than TheSeventies.


In a blatant appeal to {{Fanservice}}, the table is festooned with [[WorldOfBuxom large-busted women]] all over its backglass and playfield art. Unbeknownst to Bally management, artist Dave Christensen [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar also included several risque bits in the backglass]], including a guy [[FlippingTheBird flipping off the viewer]] and [[AllWomenAreLustful a woman enthusiastically grabbing the groin of a man behind her]]. Bally responded by adding small mirrored stars over the objectionable parts, though they didn't completely obscure the art.

to:

In a blatant appeal to {{Fanservice}}, the table is festooned with [[WorldOfBuxom large-busted women]] all over its backglass and playfield art. Unbeknownst to Bally management, artist Dave Christensen Creator/DaveChristensen [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar also included several risque bits in the backglass]], including a guy [[FlippingTheBird flipping off the viewer]] and [[AllWomenAreLustful a woman enthusiastically grabbing the groin of a man behind her]]. Bally responded by adding small mirrored stars over the objectionable parts, though they didn't completely obscure the art.

Added DiffLines:

* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: There's no way this game could be mistaken for any era other than TheSeventies.


''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. A semi-sequel to Bally's earlier ''[[Pinball/{{Wizard}} Wizard!]]'', it's named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, and features John dressed as the Local Lad from the rock opera movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.

to:

''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. A semi-sequel to Bally's earlier ''[[Pinball/{{Wizard}} Wizard!]]'', ''Pinball/{{Wizard}}!'', it's named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, and features John dressed as the Local Lad from the rock opera movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.



* DoubleEntendre[=/=]VisualPun: One of the triangle bumpers has a woman with large breasts holding a sign that reads "Feel Them Bumpers".

to:

* DoubleEntendre[=/=]VisualPun: DoubleEntendre: One of the triangle bumpers has a woman with large breasts holding a sign that reads "Feel Them Bumpers".



* FormFittingWardrobe[=/=]VaporWear: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In addition to all the lustful women on the back glass, AdolphHitler is hiding in the crowd.

to:

* FormFittingWardrobe[=/=]VaporWear: FormFittingWardrobe: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In addition to all the lustful women on the back glass, AdolphHitler UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler is hiding in the crowd.



* [[TitledAfterTheSong Titled After the Album]]

to:

* [[TitledAfterTheSong TitledAfterTheSong: This machine was Titled After the Album]]Album, instead.
* VaporWear: On all of the women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.
* VisualPun: One of the triangle bumpers has a woman with large breasts holding a sign that reads "Feel Them Bumpers".


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar

to:

* GettingCrapPastTheRadarGettingCrapPastTheRadar: In addition to all the lustful women on the back glass, AdolphHitler is hiding in the crowd.


* FormFittingWardrobe: On all of the women.

to:

* FormFittingWardrobe: FormFittingWardrobe[=/=]VaporWear: On all of the women.women, making it very clear they're not wearing bras.


In a blatant appeal to {{Fanservice}}, the table is festooned with large-busted women all over its backglass and playfield art. Unbeknownst to Bally management, artist Dave Christensen [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar also included several risque bits in the backglass]], including a guy [[FlippingTheBird flipping off the viewer]] and [[AllWomenAreLustful a woman enthusiastically grabbing the groin of a man behind her]]. Bally responded by adding small mirrored stars over the objectionable parts, though they didn't completely obscure the art.

to:

In a blatant appeal to {{Fanservice}}, the table is festooned with [[WorldOfBuxom large-busted women women]] all over its backglass and playfield art. Unbeknownst to Bally management, artist Dave Christensen [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar also included several risque bits in the backglass]], including a guy [[FlippingTheBird flipping off the viewer]] and [[AllWomenAreLustful a woman enthusiastically grabbing the groin of a man behind her]]. Bally responded by adding small mirrored stars over the objectionable parts, though they didn't completely obscure the art.


Added DiffLines:

* WorldOfBuxom


* [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TitledAfterTheSong Titled After the Album]]

to:

* [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TitledAfterTheSong [[TitledAfterTheSong Titled After the Album]]

Added DiffLines:

* [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TitledAfterTheSong Titled After the Album]]


''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. Named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, it features John dressed as his character, the Local Lad, from the movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.

to:

''Captain Fantastic'' ([-Full title:-] ''Capt. Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'') is an [[PhysicalPinballTable arcade pinball machine]] designed by Creator/GregKmiec and produced by [[Creator/MidwayGames Bally]] in 1976. Named A semi-sequel to Bally's earlier ''[[Pinball/{{Wizard}} Wizard!]]'', it's named after the chart-topping pop album by Music/EltonJohn, it and features John dressed as his character, the Local Lad, Lad from the rock opera movie ''Music/{{Tommy}}''. The game's eye-catching artwork, approachable gameplay, and Elton John's popularity made it one of the most produced electromechanical pinball machines ever. Enthusiasts consider it one of the iconic pinballs of the '70s.

Added DiffLines:

* CelebrityStar

Showing 15 edit(s) of 32

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report