BGP QOTD: What are the most iconic cars from TV and movies?

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    BGP QOTD: What are the most iconic cars from TV and movies?

    Which would you put at the top?

    A few I've thought of:

    The 1960s Batmobile
    The 1990s Batmobile
    The 2000s Batmobile
    1981 DeLorian (Back To The Future Series)
    1968 Mustang GT 390 (Bullitt)
    1964 Aston Martin DB5 (James Bond Series)
    Ecto-1 (Ghostbusters)
    1963 Volkswagon Beetle (Herbie Series)
    1982 Pontiac Trans Am (Knight Rider)
    1969 Dodge Charger (Dukes of Hazzard)
    1975 Gran Torino (Starsky & Hutch)
    1977 Pontiac Trans Am (Smokey and the Bandit)
    1973 Ford Falcon (Mad Max)
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    I'm not a big fan of Walmart...but, I did like the commercial they rolled out recently. It has several of the ones you mentioned, plus a few others.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CincySportsFan View Post
    I'm not a big fan of Walmart...but, I did like the commercial they rolled out recently. It has several of the ones you mentioned, plus a few others.

    That commercial is definitely what made me think of it.

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    The Ecto-1 was a 1959 Cadillac hearse/ambulance. I loved that car.

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    The Mystery Machine

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    Couple Other I thought of:
    Austin Powers Mini Cooper
    National Lampoon's Vacation Station Wagon
    Tommy Boy's Plymouth Belvedere
    Dumb & Dumber Dog Van

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    Munster Koach
    Beverly Hillbillies truck

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    The Ferrari in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. It was so choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    The Ferrari in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. It was so choice.
    Personally, I'd prefer the Ferrari from Magnum.

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    The ones I immediately thought of were the Dukes Of Hazzard, Starsky & Hutch, and the Batmobile.

    The Mystery Machine is a good one. The Plymouth from Christine is another.

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    Kit from Knight Rider. A-Team's van. The Love Bug from Herbie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CincySportsFan View Post
    I'm not a big fan of Walmart...but, I did like the commercial they rolled out recently. It has several of the ones you mentioned, plus a few others.

    The red and white Ford pickup at the very end of the commercial is Sam Walton's truck. That was his daily driver up to his death.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    The red and white Ford pickup at the very end of the commercial is Sam Walton's truck. That was his daily driver up to his death.
    Haha...mystery solved! I've been wracking my brain everytime I've seen that commercial trying to figure out where it must've been from. Could never place it. Now I know why.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CincySportsFan View Post
    Haha...mystery solved! I've been wracking my brain everytime I've seen that commercial trying to figure out where it must've been from. Could never place it. Now I know why.
    It's in the Walmart museum in Bentonville...they put the rear bumper back on it, he had accidentally ripped it off. For years the bumper laid on the floor behind the truck, they put it back on the truck several years ago.

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    -John Milner's 1932 Ford Coupe
    -Jim Rockford's '74 Pontiac Firebird Esprit
    -Columbo's Peugeot 403 convertible.

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