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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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Janice Pennington ...
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 ...
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"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

Mark Breslow, the show's original director, developed many of the show's innovative camera shots such as opening the light boarder, the whacked out ticket plug shots, and the showcase showdown big wheel arrow shot. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line during Double Prices]
[to contestant]
Drew Carey - Host: Hold my hand.
[he/she does]
Drew Carey - Host: Say Alakazzam.
Contestant: Alakazzam.
[Drew reveals price]
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Connections

Referenced in Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #31 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

The Price Is Right Theme
7th Theme
Composed by Edd Kalehoff (ASCAP/BMI) for Score Productions
author for hire of Robert Arnold Israel (BMI) of Score Productions
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An Institution
9 September 2003 | by 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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