Opening

Statistic 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Total %
Episodes 164 175 175 175 175 175 175 190 191 190 190 191 189 190 190 190 190 3115 -
Entrance from door #2 151 166 165 160 160 161 162 189 191 190 190 191 189 190 189 187 190 3021 -
Entrance from audience 13 9 10 15 15 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 92 -
Entrance from door #1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 -
Drew wore a tie - - - - - - - - 191 164 99 69 132 155 183 190 189 1372 -
Drew wore a bow tie - - - - - - - - 0 0 90 24 1 1 0 0 0 116 -
Drew had an open collar - - - - - - - - 0 26 0 98 180 33 7 0 1 221 -
Amber passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 9 25 28 31 43 71 17 35 39 37 335 -
Brandi passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 40 23 - - - - - - - - 63 -
Gabrielle passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 20 5 - - - - - - - - 25 -
Gwendolyn passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 11 20 26 36 43 11 18 25 19 30 239 -
Lanisha passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 28 34 45 14 - - - - - - 121 -
Manuela passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - - 8 35 46 50 73 16 34 36 34 332 -
Melissa passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 2 2 0 7 -
Phire passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 17 4 - - - - - - - - 21 -
Rachel passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 39 46 54 62 56 33 124 94 93 89 690 -
Shane passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 4 2 - - - - - - - - 6 -
Tamiko passed the host the microphone - - - - - - - 13 7 - - - - - - - - 20 -
Handoff by other models - - - - - - - 9 11 1 1 0 1 12 0 0 2 37 -
There was no handoff - - - - - - - 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 -

Item Up for Bids

Statistic 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Total %
Train brought out the prize - 25 30 30 20 24 12 4 2 20 20 12 9 9 5 13 9 244 -
Tugboat brought out prize - 13 19 18 17 16 9 3 2 2 14 6 7 2 1 6 8 143 -
Fee prizes in one bids 266 290 242 230 118 208 252 189 8 - - - - - - 2 10 1815 -
Pet adoption segments 33 32 35 33 31 32 32 - - - - - - 5 - 5 5 243 -
"Look of the Week" prizes - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 8 37 5 0 55 -
Fourth bidder won 422 420 405 434 388 407 400 430 419 448 452 441 456 453 500 477 478 7430 39.75%
Third bidder won 196 228 238 202 246 239 245 269 279 239 267 268 232 264 235 241 231 4119 22.04%
Second bidder won 194 216 221 225 197 226 208 229 237 236 218 203 220 228 209 223 236 3726 19.94%
First bidder won 172 186 186 189 219 178 197 212 211 217 203 234 226 195 196 199 195 3515 18.27%
Bidder at red podium won - 264 271 246 252 261 260 264 307 281 267 279 291 272 251 289 280 4335 24.48%
Bidder at blue podium won - 230 256 258 237 243 240 276 267 272 265 289 278 288 293 271 271 4234 23.91%
Bidder at yellow podium won - 260 228 260 265 243 265 293 270 281 301 275 269 290 291 276 293 4360 24.62%
Bidder at green podium won - 296 295 286 296 303 285 307 302 306 307 303 296 290 305 304 296 4777 26.98%
First bidder called won - - - - - - 152 152 167 163 163 164 162 161 157 164 161 1766 85.07%
Second contestant called won - - - - - - 146 160 161 157 162 166 166 161 170 163 160 1772 85.36%
Third contestant called won - - - - - - 152 163 160 161 164 158 155 164 167 156 170 1770 85.26%
Fourth contestant called won - - - - - - 155 164 170 172 164 166 168 170 170 168 170 1837 88.49%
Fifth contestant called won - - - - - - 138 139 154 149 150 152 130 147 142 131 140 1572 75.72%
Sixth contestant called won - - - - - - 110 150 125 131 128 136 122 126 122 136 140 1426 68.69%
Seventh contestant called won - - - - - - 103 109 110 113 108 103 114 99 107 116 99 1181 56.89%
Eighth contestant called won - - - - - - 59 69 63 68 66 61 85 76 66 72 72 757 36.46%
Ninth contestant called won 20 25 28 31 35 18 35 34 36 26 35 40 32 36 39 34 28 532 17.08%
First four contestants failing
to win a one bid
86 115 96 109 92 112 95 121 106 107 107 110 105 104 96 109 99 1769 14.20%
Two out of first four contestants
failed to win a one bid
7 13 11 12 7 14 - - - - 7 13 10 10 3 11 9 127 5.36%
$1 bids 197 210 221 251 276 259 255 259 199 249 219 195 206 198 227 228 202 3851 -
Winning $1 bids 60 53 53 63 75 54 74 60 41 70 44 43 56 51 69 51 41 958 24.88%
$1 bids in aired overbids 15 29 28 32 29 30 25 17 5 13 13 3 5 1 0 2 6 253 -
Winning $1 bids in aired overbids 3 6 1 2 7 4 8 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 39 15.42%
$1 bids in aired double overbids 2 4 2 1 6 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 23 -
Winning $1 bids in aired double overbids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4.35%
$1 bids in aired triple overbids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -
$1 bids in aired quadruple overbids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder - - - - - - - - - - - - 33 35 36 42 33 179 -
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 3 3 6 1 19 10.61%
$2-$99 Bids - - - - - - - - - - - 17 17 20 15 11 8 88
$2-$99 Bids after a $1 Bid - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 7 9 8 8 38 -
Winning $2-$99 Bids - - - - - - - - - - - 3 4 4 6 2 2 21 23.86%
$4,000+ Bids - - - - - - - - - - - 17 8 11 19 11 18 84
Bid $1 under a previous bidder - - - - - - - - - - 16 10 10 10 7 15 12 80 -
Bid $1 above a previous bidder - - - - - - - - - - 579 - 571 574 551 562 532 3369 -
Won by bidding $1 above a previous bidder - - - - - - - - - - 269 - 251 255 266 281 260 1582 46.96%
Bid $1 above a previous bidder
that had bid $1 above a previous bidder
- - - - - - - - - - 46 - 43 49 42 51 58 289 -
Won by bidding $1 above a previous bidder
that had bid $1 above a previous bidder
- - - - - - - - - - 30 - 31 33 31 36 36 197 68.17%
All contestants bid $1 above
the previous bidder
- - - - - - - - - - 0 - 1 0 0 1 1 3 -
Bid $1 above the actual retail price - - - - - - - - - - - - 37 26 23 25 20 131 -
Bid $1 above a perfect bid - - - - - - - - - - - - 14 11 10 8 6 49 -
Aired overbids 71 75 90 84 89 81 78 45 29 37 37 9 13 5 9 9 9 770 -
Aired double overbids 5 10 5 4 9 10 3 0 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 55 -
Aired triple overbids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -
Aired quadruple overbids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -
Two overbids in the same episode 0 16 0 11 9 14 11 4 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 -
Three overbids in the same episode 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 -
Perfect bids 32 29 40 35 31 24 34 44 29 28 35 39 48 47 47 24 33 599 -
Perfect bids in aired overbids 6 5 6 8 0 5 5 2 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 46 -
Perfect bids in aired double overbids 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -
Two perfect bids in the same episode 3 2 1 5 4 1 0 5 2 1 2 5 3 3 6 2 1 46 -
Three perfect bids in the same episode 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 5 -
Statistic Top 3
Most expensive one bid 2 Tag Heuer Watches
($5,500)
(February 13, 2009)
Trip to Harrisburg
($5,434)
(December 23, 2010)
Trip to a Dude Ranch in Wyoming
($5,247)
(January 16, 2009)
Least expensive one bid Power Tools
($405)
(June 24, 2002)
Noritake Stemware
($408)
(June 9, 2008 &
February 5, 2009)
Chess Set
($410)
(January 20, 2003)
Kickboxing Equipment
($410)
(May 8, 2007)
 
Highest one bid total
(in one episode)*
$17,922
(October 14, 2015)
$17,836
(November 10, 2014)
$17,688
(October 15, 2015)
Lowest one bid total
(in one episode)*
$3,733
(April 28, 2011)
$4,157
(October 9, 2013)
$4,181
(March 14, 2013)
 
Highest bids** $14,000
(October 24, 2016)
$13,000
(April 11, 2013)
$12,000
(May 5, 2015)
Biggest underbid by
the winning contestant**
$3,313
(Mar. 6, 2015)
$3,299
(Oct. 14, 2015)
$2,836
(Apr. 1, 2013)
*Seasons 38-45 only.
**Seasons 41-45 only.

Showcase Showdowns

Statistic 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Total %
First spinner won 92 93 103 106 119 109 99 115 104 117 123 116 119 117 113 112 123 1880 30.18%
Second spinner won 115 133 129 114 106 113 116 136 128 131 126 143 123 127 115 114 138 2107 33.82%
Third spinner won 121 124 118 130 125 128 135 129 150 132 131 123 136 136 152 154 119 2243 36.00%
Contestant went over $1.00 - - - - - - - 281 290 313 301 322 292 324 311 300 319 3053 26.77%
First two spinners went over $1.00 11 11 8 10 10 11 6 9 12 6 11 14 12 14 12 21 19 197 3.16%
$1,000 winners 73 82 65 66 66 64 74 96 72 69 90 77 75 89 71 75 101 1305 -
$6,000/$11,000 winners 14 14 9 10 7 4 5 8 8 12 11 6 7 7 11 10 5 148 -
$11,000/$26,000 winners 9 9 5 8 5 2 3 6 4 4 6 5 8 4 4 6 1 89 -
Total won (000s) 256 265 174 214 163 110 137 210 264 305 367 273 360 270 296 351 182 4197 -
Spun $1.00 in one spin - - - - - - - - - - - 48 53 56 51 52 52 312 55.52%
Spun $1.00 in two spins - - - - - - - - - - - 34 34 37 31 38 52 226 40.21%
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin - - - - - - - - - - - 5 3 7 3 1 2 21 3.74%
Spun $1.00 in a 3-way spin-off - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 0.21%
2 person spin-offs 44 54 44 31 38 25 46 47 51 36 41 46 48 42 41 34 39 707 -
2 person $1.00 spin-offs 8 8 7 4 9 0 5 8 6 3 8 5 7 6 6 11 7 108 -
2 person spin-off ties 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 2 1 2 1 21 -
2 person spin-off ties - twice 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 -
2 person $1.00 spin-off ties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 -
Spin-offs in both Showdowns - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2 2 2 2 10 -
3 person spin-offs 2 4 1 4 3 1 0 1 2 5 3 2 1 3 1 0 4 37 -
3 person $1.00 spin-offs 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 -
Spins under one revolution 38 58 51 41 48 65 24 42 26 42 32 35 30 30 39 7 5 613 -
Bonus spins under one revolution 0 5 2 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 23 -
Assisted spins by host - - 42 23 34 48 29 15 28 16 4 20 16 15 28 9 9 336 -
Assisted spins by others 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 13 -

Showcase

Statistic 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Total %
Top winner bids on first Showcase 68 62 43 56 58 70 61 70 47 50 55 60 69 83 65 66 76 1059 34.00%
Top winner passes first Showcase 96 113 132 119 117 105 114 120 144 140 135 131 120 107 125 124 114 2056 66.00%
Top winner wins Showcase* 73 62 66 74 68 80 77 78 95 78 77 90 77 79 100 87 82 1343 43.11%
Runner-up wins Showcase* 75 101 99 89 94 85 83 100 88 100 101 92 90 96 79 92 91 1555 49.92%
*Excludes Showcases that ended with a double overbid.
 
Most expensive Showcase is won* 64 87 72 68 67 76 78 71 89 75 79 100 81 94 72 88 64 1325 42.54%
Least expensive Showcase is won* 79 74 86 90 87 81 79 100 86 100 89 78 83 76 102 90 104 1484 47.64%
*Excludes Showcases ending with a double overbid or a double Showcase win.
 
Showcase #1 is most expensive 106 82 63 77 90 97 99 100 89 68 76 89 93 94 91 83 89 1486 47.70%
Showcase #2 is most expensive 58 93 112 98 85 78 76 90 102 122 114 102 96 96 99 107 101 1629 52.30%
One contestant overbid - 74 66 55 63 67 66 63 87 65 64 80 70 87 69 51 49 1076 36.46%
Double overbids 16 12 10 12 13 10 15 12 8 12 12 9 22 15 11 11 17 217 6.97%
Double Showcase winners 5 2 7 5 8 8 3 7 8 3 10 4 3 5 5 1 5 89 2.86%
Showcase ended with a car - - - - - - - - - 132 177 184 200 214 192 208 254 1561 51.35%
Showcase ended with a trip - - - - - - - - - 151 80 82 84 100 110 98 58 763 25.10%
Showcase ended with a boat - - - - - - - - - 53 78 73 73 52 68 74 68 539 17.73%
Showcase ended with a motorcycle - - - - - - - - - 9 22 15 11 11 9 0 0 77 2.53%
Showcase ended with a jet ski - - - - - - - - - 12 9 11 4 3 0 0 0 39 1.28%
Showcase ended with a snowmobile - - - - - - - - - 7 7 9 3 0 0 0 0 26 0.86%
Showcase ended with a trailer - - - - - - - - - 2 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 13 0.43%
Showcase ended with an offroad vehicle - - - - - - - - - 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.26%
Showcase ended with an electric vehicle - - - - - - - - - 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.16%
Showcase ended with a motor scooter - - - - - - - - - 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.10%
Showcase ended with another prize - - - - - - - - - 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.20%
Both Showcases offered a car - - - - - - - - - - 24 23 36 40 25 32 70 250 18.80%
Neither Showcase offered a car - - - - - - - - - - - 30 25 16 23 14 6 114 10.00%
Showcases that offered less
than three prizes
- - - - - - - - - - - - 68 60 35 59 47 269 14.17%
Showcase winner is not the biggest
winner of the day
22 23 26 26 19 12 15 14 7 8 10 4 7 8 3 11 10 225 7.22%
Statistic Top 3
Most expensive Showcase $91,426
(September 19, 2005)
$90,761
(June 15, 2007)
$89,739
(September 18, 2006)
Most expensive Showcase won $90,761
(June 15, 2007)
$89,739
(September 18, 2006)
$73,161
(November 11, 2009)
Least expensive Showcase $10,623
(March 7, 2001)
$11,224
(October 22, 2001)
$11,836
(October 10, 2006)
Least expensive Showcase won $11,836
(October 10, 2006)
$12,037
(February 8, 2001)
$12,482
(November 21, 2002)
Most expensive Showcases (Combined) $159,438
(June 15, 2007)
$135,076
(September 22, 2008)
$122,828
(September 18, 2006)
Least expensive Showcases (Combined) $24,028
(March 7, 2001)
$27,827
(June 17, 2003)
$27,848
(October 10, 2006)
Smallest difference between Showcase values $13
(January 27, 2004)
$38
(March 18, 2013)
$46
(May 21, 2012)
Largest difference between Showcase values $60,289
(September 19, 2005)
$56,650
(September 18, 2006)
$51,258
(December 23, 2004)
Bid closest to actual retail price $0
(December 16, 2008)
$5
(June 27, 2003)
$8
(December 6, 2005,
March 5, 2015
& April 21, 2017)
Closest bid among non-Showcase winners* $483
(May 14, 2010)
$520
(June 4, 2015)
$542
(February 22, 2012)
*Seasons 38-45 only.
 
Bid furthest from actual retail price $60,739
(December 30, 2010)
$43,628
(December 30, 2011)
$40,693
(December 23, 2004)
Largest miss among Showcase winners* $60,739
(December 30, 2010)
$37,303
(January 11, 2011)
$34,539
(October 15, 2010)
*Seasons 38-45 only.
 
Smallest overbid $1
(October 9, 2004)
$2
(November 7, 2007
& January 9, 2014)
$5
(October 29, 2013)
Largest overbid $68,313
(April 15, 2003)
$53,410
(April 14, 2009)
$51,676
(October 15, 2010)
Smallest margin of victory $1
(March 30, 2017)
$5
(May 4, 2009)
$9
(October 2, 2012,
January 13, 2003
& February 22, 2001)
Biggest margin of victory* $28,906
(November 6, 2012)
$25,691
(December 30, 2011)
$23,043
(December 7, 2012)
*Seasons 40-45 only.

Overall

Statistic 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 Total
Perfect Shows 1 1 1 3 2 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 25
Episodes where zero Pricing Games
were won
2 2 3 5 2 5 2 6 10 14 17 10 4 7 6 4 6 105
Winless shows - - - 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 4 3 0 3 4 4 3 29
All 3 Pricing Games were won in the first half - - - - - - - - - - 3 8 10 11 10 19 10 71
All 3 Pricing Games were won in the second half - - - - - - - - - - 10 14 11 18 17 18 22 110
Both Pricing Games played for a car were won - - - - - - - - - - 11 11 11 18 17 21 27 116
A contestant won more than one car - - - - - - - - - - 15 12 8 14 16 18 21 104
Episodes with no grocery product game - - - - - - - - - - - - 47 34 22 14 12 129
Episodes with no small prize game - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 26 20 18 10 81
Non-car games played for a car 13 16 14 11 13 14 16 23 33 19 17 28 16 12 22 21 25 313
Approximate winnings $205,087,813
Average winnings per season $12,063,989 High: Season 45 ($14,625,043)Low: Season 29 ($9,244,816)
Average winnings per episode $65,115
Statistic Top 3
Smallest daily winnings $7,311
(November 10, 2010)
$8,219
(December 18, 2007)
$8,539
(May 24, 2010)

Home