"Silk Stalkings" TV show on the USA net
work shows the top view of a red MKII during
opening credits. Also there is frequently a 87
gold MR2 sitting in various parking lots during
different scenes. I have also seen a red 85 on
the show too. The gold one is in at least 5
MKII MR2 (probably 1991) has appeared in many of
the episodes of Superman: The Adventures of Louis
and Clark on ABC.
"ER" - There was a red mk1 in a parking
space in one episode. The scence took place in
their parking garage. The mk1 could be seen in
the back ground.
"Melrose Place" The opening credits of
TV show. You have to be very sharp as they only
show the teardrop wheels of the AW11.
one of the reruns of in the heat of the night
there was a scene at the end of the show where
they were in front of a court and there was a
blue MKII turbo (i think) in the distance.
was a red Mk2 in an episode of Psi Factor. Parked
by the curb, it was extremely visible..
the early episodes of Miami Vice, the female
detectives drove a white MK1.
8. "Moment of Impact"
Fox special on bad driving. In one of the clips
from England a truck jack-knifes and 50 cars
slammed into it, in the front of the pack
(luckily untouched) was a white MKI.
(I think in Las Vegas?), I spotted a white MkII
NA. The cop was turning right at an intersection,
the MR2 was going the opposite way
"The Very Best of the World's Worst
Drivers" The first MR2 sighting was what
must have been a supercharged (judging by the
speed) MkI (red) outrunning the police in the UK.
He was basically outrunning even the helicopter
that was following him but he came up on slower
traffic and bolted into the oncoming traffic lane
where guess what? There was oncoming traffic!
Shortly after the T-bone, a couple of police
motorcycles pulled up (he was outrunning them
too!) The second sighting was a white MkI (again
in the UK I think) that was beeing smoke screened
by some bonehead who put diesel is his gasoline
America's Funniest Videos, there was a clip call
"virtual racing". A car road racing
with an onboard camera crests a hill, goes
underneath a bridge, and slows for a right hand
turn. Just ahead of it is a red Mk-I MR2!
Unfortunately, the rear of the MR2 comes loose,
the MR2 spins, and the car with the camera hits
it head on!
Alien UFO special on the Discovery Channel. The
episode was called UFO's "Down To
Earth" 3/4 of the way thru the show a
91+mK11 passed by the screen while they where
showing a down town shot. The MR2 passed by the
screen for just a second
"Shrink Wrapped Classics"(?) in which
they are asking people what cars they would
"shrink wrap" and store as future
classics and why...One fellow (British) with a
large car collection mentions the MkII but he
only has a red MkI in his collection and says
some really nice thinks about the MR2.
"Ray Bradbury Theatre". An episode
entitled "Zero Hour". The gentleman
comes home from work and is driving a yellow MK2
with t-tops out no less.
"Sienfeld", the one where Elaine is
seeing the sofa delivery man, just before Poppy
pee's on Jerrys new sofa!
Worlds most dangerous police chases- Red MkII
Turbo outruns cops in UK. Police helicopter
couldnt keep up with it(don't think this is the
same as #19).
"MTV Road Rules" in New Zealand. They
were sitting in a cafe when a black MKII driving
away from the cafe.
"America's Most Wanted", scene was in
Las Vegas, casino parking lot, White MKI.
"American Hodrodder" on SpeedVision
Near the end they interview Team Kosoku Racing
and there was a quick shot of a MkII with body
kit, clear corners, etc.
"A Different World" (a syndicated tv
now)- Dwayne and Whitley are on their honeymoon
in L.A. when, on their first stop, they stumbled
upon a red mk I during their sightseeing trip.
|21. "Cornation Street" there is a
shot of a red MKI with t-tops on the last episode
(Canadian) of Cornation Street. Nick just picked
it up because ihis Mom said it was is a great
|22. "Law & Order Episode"
~"Everybody's favorite Bagman"
Original series pilot - Air date Tuesday
10/30/1990 Detectives Greevey and Logan are
arresting a perp outside the lobby of his
building. As they are talking to the perp before
he is arrested, there is a red MKI parked across
|23. "Sex Lives of the Potato Men"
A British Comedy ~ After about an hour in they
are driving down a street in the potato van and
there is a red mk 1 on the right hand side
|24. "Faking It" There is an
episode of the show, the UK Version, which still
airs here in the States. On this particular
episode, they are trying to convert a priest to
become a car salesman, and during the whole
epidose there are several MK1s on the lot, and
the only sales the priest actually makes, is the
sale of a dark second generation MR2