The Pioneer Saloon is famous all over the world. Its fame has been largely due to the enormous amount of press and media surrounding the 100 year old saloon. Maybe you were not even aware of the Pioneer Saloon having a cameo in one of your favorite TV programs or movies. Possibly a commercial or better yet even a video game. Well you’re in for a treat, in this article we will explore a few of these and even share the Youtube video of that show, movie, video game or commercial with you.
Ghost Adventures: Travel Channel
In this episode of Ghost Adventures Zak, Nick, and Aaron (the ghost experts) find themselves traveling past Las Vegas and into Goodsprings, NV where they investigate, and hope to solve, the mysterious death of America’s Profane angel, Carole Lombard.
National Geographic’s: Diggers
This show is all about finding old lost, misplaced, or stolen artifacts with the tools of a paleontologist. They use a metal detector to see if they can’t find the gold of an old gold thief. They basically search in the walls of the saloon itself to get down to business!
Sister Wives: TLC
This episode includes three brothers of the Mormon faith who are visiting the Pioneer Saloon. Apparently controversial, one brother mentions that he is a “Rule bender.” They have a drink served by the one and only Tom Sheckells.
News: Channel 8
Yes, the Pioneer Saloon has even made the channel 8 news. This time on the news they mention the Pioneer Saloon’s Centennial event for the 100th year of operation. Noel Sheckells speaks about the preservation of history, and we learn just how far people will come to visit this historic landmark.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
A man and his attorney go on a crazy adventure chasing after the American dream. The Pioneer Saloon was featured as an American icon.
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Sandra Bullock stars as an FBI agent who, in the first Miss Congeniality, went undercover as a beauty pageant nominee. In this sequel, her undercover status has been realized and she faces a big break in her career involving a kidnapper. The Pioneer Saloon is shown as a bar fight breaks out and we are introduced to one of the bad guys.
A man called Jerry is sent by his mobster boss to go off to find a pistol in Mexico, named originally, “The Mexican.” He’s faced with a choice to do this and live, or quit the mob, make his girlfriend happy, but die. Again the Pioneer Saloon gets a cameo.
Fallout: Las Vegas A post-nuclear role playing video game showing places in Goodsprings such as the Goodsprings Elementary School, the old cemetery, the Goodsprings General Store and of course the Pioneer Saloon.
You can see many more TV shows, commercials, movies, etc. on the Pioneer Saloons Links Page. Here at Vegas Off Road Tours we love to share the history both the onld and new of not only the Nevada desert but that of the famous Pioneer Saloon.