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The Price Is Right 

The New Price Is Right (original title)
Contestants compete for prizes and cash, including cars and vacations, in games that test their knowledge of consumer goods pricing.
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Friday, September 22
S46.E5 Episode #46.5
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Celebrating Drew Carey's 10 years of hosting; with special cash prizes and a new game.


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 Himself - Host / ... (6,719 episodes, 1972-2015)
Janice Pennington ...
 Herself - Model / ... (5,519 episodes, 1972-2000)
Dian Parkinson ...
 Herself - Model / ... (3,482 episodes, 1975-1993)
Holly Hallstrom ...
 Herself - Model (3,481 episodes, 1977-1995)
Rod Roddy ...
 Himself - Announcer / ... (3,090 episodes, 1985-2012)
Johnny Olson ...
 Himself - Announcer / ... (2,841 episodes, 1972-2012)
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Storyline

"Come on down!" "The Price Is Right" -- hosted by Bob Barker until 2007 and Drew Carey thereafter -- features a wide variety of games and contests with the same basic challenge: Guess the prices of everyday (or not-quite-everyday) retail items. Four contestants, all of whom are seated in one of the wildest audiences in daytime game-show history, are called to the stage to play a preliminary pricing round. That winner joins the host on stage for one of more than 70 different pricing games. After three such games, the contestants spin a big wheel -- hoping to get as close to $1 as possible -- in the "Showcase Showdown." The two highest winners of that round advance to the final, where prizes could be cars or roomsful of furniture. A trio of models presents the prizes. Written by Jwelch5742

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Come On Down!

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Family | Game-Show

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4 September 1972 (USA)  »

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(1972-1975) | (1975-)

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(1972-1987)| (1987-)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally in order to win both showcases, the winning bid had to be less than $100 from the actual price without going over. At the beginning of the show's twenty-seventh season, it was changed to $250 or less away. See more »

Quotes

Bob Barker: [to the winner and runner up during the showcase round] The one of you who bids nearest to the actual retail price of your own showcase without going over will win it. But if you're the winner and are $250 or less away from the price of your showcase, we'll have the pleasure of giving you *both* showcases!
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Connections

Version of The Price Is Right (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Price Is Right Theme
6th Theme
Composed by Sheila Cole (ASCAP), and Robert Arnold Israel (BMI)
Published by Goodson-Todman Assoc. Inc. (ASCAP)
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An Institution
9 September 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

After over thirty years on the air, this I think it is right to call this show an institution. The Price Is Right is one of the few shows on television that is loved by young and old alike and that can be attributed to Bob Barker and the production staff who have done everything over the years to keep it fresh and innovative as well as exciting for the viewers. This is truly one show that I am proud to say that I grew up with.


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