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Teslas in Movies & TV

Discussion in 'Tesla, Inc.' started by vfx, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. wdolson

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    There was a Tesla cameo on the Major Crimes episode aired Jan 2, 2018. A character with private security comes down to a parking garage and there is a blue Model S parked near his waiting SUV.
     
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    Looks like the Model S will be featured in upcoming Season 5 of Silicon Valley. Can't wait for it. Love that show!

     
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    Think this is a Tesla S Refresh (still not so good at spotting those) in 'This is Us' this week. Feel free to abuse me if I am wrong. Such a great show. IMG_1428.jpg
     
  4. wdolson

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    Yes, that looks like a post-April 2016 Model S front end. It may be just an illusion, but the wheel looks crooked.
     
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    Apparently in literal "camper mode" ;)
     
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    #566 SMAlset, Jan 11, 2018
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    From CBS daytime shows, Model X from screen captures back in 01/17 and Model S from 5/17:

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    This Is Us S2EP11 time 36:08

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    Accidental Model S appearance in Shameless. There was a black Model S behind Ian in one scene about 12 minutes in.

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    I'm hearing a lot of references to Tesla's in new hip-hop and rap songs. Smokepurpp, Future, Damon King, Jaden Smith (I don't have to tell you, i'm sure you already knew...)

    Recently the "go-to" vehicle of choice for rappers has been the Rolls Royce Wraith, but I soon think a Tesla Model X will be seen as even trendier.
     
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    Looks like Dinesh gets launched into orbit by Ludicrous Mode :D
     
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    I spotted an interior shot of a Tesla, likely a Model S, in the PBS NOVA episode on the Solar Impulse. In Hawaii, they showed a scene with them driving a rental Tesla to the airport. Complete with a picture of their airplane on the web browser on the dash. Appropriate that they were in a Tesla, since the airplane they were flying around the world was solar/electric powered.

    1:22:55 into The Impossible Flight — NOVA | PBS
     
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    Were they talking about the fact that a large solar impulse would turn all of the world's Teslas into so much scrap aluminum?
     
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    Given the amount of electronics in modern cars, it's not just Teslas that will be lobotomized. ;)
     
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    There has been at least one "accidental" Model S in each of the last three episodes of Modern Family this season. I think my wife is getting tired of hearing me point them out.
     
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    Don't know if this was mentioned already, but in the season 4 finale of "Brokenwood Mysteries", which aired last November in New Zealand (and now available in the US streaming on acorn.tv), a refreshed white Model S made a brief appearance parked in the driveway of the victim's luxurious mansion.
     
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    An EMP of any kind (nuclear weapons create them too) would knock out well over 90% of the cars on the road. The only electronics that would survive are those hardened for EMP, which is mostly military grade equipment.
     
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    Skip to 2:35 to see Jimmy Fallon make fun of the gov't regulation on making EVs have sound at low speeds with Tesla. At first I was like "no he didn't!", but then it was soft enough to go "hahahahaha"

     
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    I've recently spotted Model S in Electric Dreams Episode 2 - Autofac.
     
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    A driverless, self-driving Model X takes Scully for a ride in tonight's XFiles...
     
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    Beat me to it.
     

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