Movies & Television: Police, Fire & EMS Vehicles

CrownVic97

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All from the show Supernatural. From what I can tell, an MX7000, Edge 9000, Aerodynic, and an older one I don't recognize (can't recall the make/model).
Code 3 LP6000 is the bar in the last pic ;)
 

Phillyrube

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Backdraft 2..... Chicago FD, red n blue lights? LED bars don't even look real. No green. Probably why it went straight to Netflix.



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Ok, this one is green:


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coop359

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BD2 was terrible - nothing like the original. Filmed in Canada. Notice blue street signs and overhead trolley wires
 

Impala9C1

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Car 54 1994

The car may not be consistent but it is a cheesy and funny movie.


In New York City, two cops, Gunther Toody (David Johansen) and Francis Muldoon (John C. McGinley), are tasked with guarding Herbert Hortz (Jeremy Piven). A witness who's due to testify in an organized crime case, Hortz has damning information about mobster Don Motti (Daniel Baldwin).
 

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Impala9C1

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Super Mario Bros. 1993

Brooklyn plumbers Mario (Bob Hoskins) and Luigi (John Leguizamo) rescue Princess Daisy from King Koopa (Dennis Hopper) and the Goombas in a dinosaur world.

This has some interesting apocalyptic looking vehicles especially police cars.

 

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JazzDad

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That bar sounds like the walking dead.
 

jws926

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Here's one from Japan. This is an advert for the Nissan Safari or something (???). Presented in a way that only the Japanese could (read: inexplicable). Your guess is as good as mine. Hell of a flashy commercial though. Or whatever it is.

Thats not a advert for a Safari, thats is an advert or something for Japanese TV show called Seibu Keisatsu
 

Jarred J.

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Probably the same red light the sheriff used on the taxi in the movie as his car...
 

RyanZ71

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1975-1978 Plymouth Fury with Edge bar. (A-Team Episode 1985)
 

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CrownVic97

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1975-1978 Plymouth Fury with Edge bar. (A-Team Episode 1985)
Man, that's so out of place on that car. Damn Hollywood, lol.
 
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LRGJr72

LRGJr72

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Jaws 2 (1978)

Chief Brody’s Chevy Blazer, town ambulance and the police boat. A few noteworthy points:

- Chief Brody’s Blazer in the first Jaws movie was tan and white with an all-red Federal Signal VisiBar. In this movie the Blazer is white and blue with an all-blue VisiBar.

- The ambulance in Jaws 2 clearly has a TwinSonic 12x lightbar. Nothing special there. But.. it appears to have a pair of TwinSonic CTS domes. The driver’s side has an amber cutout on the rear. The passenger side has an amber cutout on the front (because it’s a CTS dome on the wrong side). Actually looks cool. Now I’m wondering why we never saw any other TwinSonic dome cutouts in a greater variety color combinations. Especially since they appear to bring some diversity to the appearance of the flashes.. even on the 12, 12x.. and all the other TwinSonic iterations. The only example I can think of is the Multnomah Sheriff’s custom CTS driver’s side dome (Blue dome with two cutouts.. red to the front and amber to the rear).

- The Amity Police boat has a TwinSonic bar in the early shots. Once Chief Brody crashes the boat into small island of rocks housing a utility hub it suddenly has a Signal Stat Dual Comm bar. Obviously two different boats.


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soutthpaw

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That is cool. How did you manage that?
The prop manager contacted me via one of my ebay listings. They also ended up being shipped overnight which is typical for movie business, because if it wasn't for the last minute, nothing would get done. The bought 2 then decided they needed 2 more.
 

Skulldigger

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My wife calls me in to see this. She is watching Boris Karloff's Thriller and see's this light. Interesting white base. 2 bulb rotator. What do you think it is? I was thinking a 17 with a 14 dome, but there appears to be two bands around the base.

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Fingers of Fear 2.JPG

Starts at 3:35

 

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