Under standard episode rules, the highest score reached on the Australian version of Sale of the Century was $200 by David Poltorak in episode 1443. He also answered the most questions correctly in the same episode - 35 out of 55. He would end up as one of the show's question writers some years later.
In 1995, two pilot episodes of a French version of the show were taped in Australia with a French host, hostess, audience and contestants. The show went well, despite the fact that the host snapped his Achilles tendon prior to recording.
In 1996, as Australian television celebrated its 40th anniversary, a "40 Years of Television" celebrity series was aired. On one episode, Pete Smith appeared as a contestant and also did the announcing. He won this episode against international guest 'Gary Coleman'. In the finals of the series, Coleman did the announcing.