Acroprint’s signature green time clocks show up in the darndest places! We have a lot of fun around here trying to spot our time recorders — we’ve found them in print, online and on TV / movies. Here are just a few samples:
E*trade Super Bowl Commercial
Imagine our excitement when we saw one of our Model 150s in a prominent cameo appearance at the 13-second mark in the E*trade “This is Getting Old” commercial during the Super Bowl! Watch the entire commercial here.
Spotted by Just About Everyone in the Company, Feb. 2018
Rizzoli and Isles
In the “Post Mortem” episode (season 7, episode 4), Rizzoli and Isles are investigating a murder related to contraband packages. In the post office, there's one of our Model 150 clocks, which it appears the postal workers use to clock in and out.
Spotted by Diane Aull, December 2016
Dodge Ram commercial
Dodge Ram trucks have a reputation for toughness, so I guess it's only natural they'd feature our rugged Model 125 in one of their commercials! You can watch the entire commercial here.
Spotted by Glenn Robbins, November 2015
Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series)
Kathy reports this clock appeared in Season Two, Episode Three, in case you want to look it up for yourself next time you're binge-watching.
Spotted by Kathy Goedeke, June 2015
Alaska State Troopers (TV Series)
While watching this NatGeo series, Mike noticed a Model 150 hanging on an office wall plus they're using one of our green time card racks, too!
Spotted by Mike Valchar, Jan. 2015
Esurance uses our Model 125 to illustrate the concept of “saving time,” which they wisely note also “saves money.” But we already knew that! Watch the entire commercial here.
Spotted by Diane Aull, December 2014
Ground Floor (TV Series)
If you look closely off to the right, you'll see one of our Model 150 clocks lurking in the background.
Spotted by Phil Wong, December 2014
Please Touch Museum (Philadelpha, PA)
This adorable fellow certainly knows his way around a Model 125. Looks as though he's ready to start work!
Photo by Kathy McCartin Jahelka of Vic's Time, September 2014
Breaking Bad (TV Show)
From Season 3, episode 10, entitled “Fly,” for all you online binge-watchers out there.
Spotted by Jessica Lancaster, June 2014 & Kathy Goedecke, September 2014
Baldo (Comic Strip)
It is said you haven't really arrived until you've made the comics. Looks as though Acroprint has finally arrived! See the entire comic here.
Spotted by Chuck Rice, July 2014
Men's Health Magazine
Obviously, we don't condone this sort of violence against an innocent time clock. (From the April 2014 issue.)
Spooted by Chris Corday of Ace Depot, March 2014
Well, the clock face has been edited a bit, but it's still definitely a Model 125! See the entire article here.
Spotted by Mike Valchar, January 2013
The Dark Knight Rises (Movie)
Spotting this appearance took a really good eye. The clock is only on screen for a second or two, way off in the corner. Kudos to Roberto for superior green-spotting skills!
Spotted by Roberto Palomo, Siasa, December 2012
American Petroleum Commercial
Our iconic Model 150, illustrating the concept of American workers. (And demonstrating the famous one-hand operation!)
Spooted by Diane Aull, November 2012
Pawn Stars (TV Show)
OK, so technically this isn't one of our green clocks, but it's still pretty cool! It's one of our timeQplus Biometric systems, which featured prominently in an episode of Pawn Stars on The History Channel. Click here to view the entire episode and hear the pawn shop owners talk about the benefits of the system for them.
Spotted by Diane Aull, November 2012
White Collar (TV Show)
A nice shot of our Model 125 in action, from the TV show, White Collar.
Spotted by Glenn Robbins, October 2012
TED Talk by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo
Digital artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo used one of our Model 150 clocks in a recent art project, which he spoke about in a TED Talk.
Spotted by Glenn Robbins, August 2012
Shift Beer Advertisements
The ad on the left was spotted on Pandora. The one on the right is from the Shift Beer website. Can you spot the Model 150 in each?
Spotted by Michael Valchar, April 2012
A Gifted Man (TV Show)
Notice the Model 150 lurking in the background of this busy clinic.
Spotted by Glenn Robbins, April 2012
New York Lottery Commercial
Our Model 150 was a big star in this humorous NY Lottery commercial, which featured people “clocking in” to ordinary life activities.
Spotted by Glenn Robbins, March 2012
Shark Tale (Movie)
Oscar (late for work, again!) floating in front of what looks to be an Acroprint Model 150 at the Whale Wash.
Spotted by Amanda Robbins, March 2011
Maid in Manhattan (Movie)
Marisa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez) lets her son help her clock in on an Acroprint Model 150 for her hotel maid job.
Spotted by Time Masters, November 2010
Our Model 150 makes a cameo appearance at the beginning of the “Moonlighting” commercial for the Volkswagen Jetta.
Spotted by Catherine Winn, November 2010
iCarly (TV Show)
And a whole new generation becomes acquainted with our classic green clocks!
Spotted by Michael Valchar, October 2010
Found on page 16 in the September 20, 2010, issue.
Spotted by Louise Guyton, September 2010
Tin Cup (Movie)
“...there is an Acroprint Time Recorder in the movie Tin Cup. It is in Roy 'Tin Cup' McAvoy's (Kevin Costner) office.”
Spotted by Brooke Edwards, June 2010
Sandy's Hot Dogs (Columbia, SC)
At the St. Andrews location of Sandy's Hot Dogs, on the counter behind the cash register
Spotted by Diane Aull, May 2010
Clerks II (Movie)
“At Mooby's [a fast-food restaurant in the movie] there's a distinctive green punch clock visible.”
Spotted by Time Masters, May 2010
ESPN SportsCenter Commercial
Click here to watch a video of the commercial
Spotted by Amanda Robbins, December 2009
Found in The Economist. Look third from the right (in the “hundreds” place).
Spotted by Mihaela Mitran, May 2008
How I Met Your Mother (TV Show)
Can you find our Model 125 in this cluttered office?
Spotted by Amanda Robbins, April 2008
WifeSwap (TV Show)“It showed a worker punching in on an Acroprint Model 150 at a grocery store to clock in. Then as the worker was talking the Model 150 was hanging on the wall in the background.”
Spotted by Catherine Winn, December 2004
Fortune Small Business magazine
Image appeared in print version only. Click here to read the article online.
Spotted by Catherine Winn, September 2004