One Bid, Showcase Showdown and Showcase Stats
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Seasons:
Season 29 Season 30 Season 31 Season 32 Season 33 Season 34 Season 35 Season 36
Season 37 Season 38 Season 39 Season 41 Season 42 Season 43 Season 44 Seasons 29-43

Opening

Statistic Total Notes
Episodes 191
Drew wore a tie 69
Drew wore a bow tie 24
Drew did not wear a tie 98
Amber passed Drew the microphone 43
Gwendolyn passed Drew the microphone 43 Gwen & Manuela both did
the handoff on March 21
Manuela passed Drew the microphone 50
Rachel passed Drew the microphone 56

Item Up for Bids

Statistic Total Notes
Males called 642
Females called 1122
Pairs of contestants were called on Mar. 21 (twins), May 11 (mothers), May 28 (teens),
Jun. 4 (engaged) and Jun. 15 (fathers)
Train brought out the prize 12
Tugboat brought out the prize 6
Fourth bidder won 441
Third bidder won 268
Second bidder won 203
First bidder won 234
Bidder at red podium won 279
Bidder at blue podium won 289
Bidder at yellow podium won 275
Bidder at green podium won 303
First bidder called won 164 29 won Showcase
Second bidder called won 166 28 won Showcase
Third bidder called won 158 24 won Showcase
Fourth bidder called won 166 28 won Showcase
Fifth bidder called won 152 19 won Showcase
Sixth bidder called won 136 27 won Showcase
Seventh bidder called won 103 17 won Showcase
Eighth bidder called won 61 5 won Showcase
Ninth bidder called won 40 5 won Showcase
One out of the first four contestants
failed to win a one bid
84
Two out of the first four contestants
failed to win a one bid
13
$1 bids 195 3 in overbid
Winning $1 bids 43 1 in overbid
$2-$99 bids 17
Winning $2-$99 bids 3
Bids over $4,000 17 Twice 2 in same episode
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 10
Aired overbids 9
Aired double overbids 1 Nov. 1
Perfect bids 39 1 in overbid
2 perfect bids in the same episode 5 Feb. 6, Mar. 28, Mar. 30, May 24,
Jun. 6
Statistic Top 3
Most expensive one bid Aico 'Exiterra' Queen Bed
($4,248)
(Mar. 7)
Trip to the Stagecoach Festival
($4,199)
(Mar. 29)
Trip to Sonoma
($4,034)
(May 30)
Least expensive one bid 32" Sceptre LED HDTV
($500)
(Oct. 10, Mar. 2)
Espressione Espresso Machine
($500)
(Dec. 6, Jan. 10, Feb. 9, Feb. 20)
3pc. Coleman Luggage
($500)
(Dec. 16)
Most expensive one bids in one episode $12,014 (Dec. 30) $11,862 (Sep. 28) $11,743 (Jun. 4)
Least expensive one bids in one episode $4,524 (Dec. 16) $4,633 (Jan. 12) $4,724 (Dec. 8)

Showcase Showdowns

Statistic Total Notes
Male spinners 438
Female spinners 738
Pairs of contestants were called on Mar. 21 (twins), May 11 (mothers), May 28 (teens),
Jun. 4 (engaged) and Jun. 15 (fathers)
First spinner wins 116
Second spinner wins 143
Third spinner wins 123
Contestant went over $1.00 322
First two spinners went over $1.00 14
$1,000 winners 77
$11,000 winners 6 Sep. 29. Oct. 19, Jan. 6, Feb. 22,
May 2, Jun. 6
$26,000 winners 5 Nov. 4, Nov. 29. Dec. 7, Feb. 9,
May 7
Total won $273,000
Spun $1.00 in one spin 48
Spun $1.00 in two spins 34
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 5
Spun $1.00 in a 3 way spin-off spin 1 Jan. 12
2 person spin-offs 46 5 $1.00 spin-offs, 2 in same episode
Spin-off ties 3 Nov. 11, Dec. 22, Apr. 23
3 person spin-offs 2 Jan. 12, May 15
Spins under one revolution 35 Twice 2 by same contestant,
1 in a bonus spin, 1 in a spin-off spin,
1 spun $1.00 in a subsequent spin
Assisted spins by host 20 Eight times 2 for same contestant,
1 in a spin-off spin

Showcase

Statistic Total Notes
Female vs. Female Showcases 74
Male vs. Male Showcases 31
Female vs. Male Showcases 84 Showcase wins: Males lead 43-39
Excludes Jun. 4 & Jun. 15
Top winner bids on first Showcase 60 46 car, 7 boat, 4 trip,
3 motorcycle Showcases
Top winner passes first Showcase 131 41 trip, 36 boat, 36 car, 6 snowmobile,
6 motorcycle, 3 jet ski, 2 trailer,
1 ATV Showcases
Top winner wins Showcase 90 30 bid on Showcase #1,
60 bid on Showcase #2
Runner-up wins Showcase 92 64 bid on Showcase #1,
28 bid on Showcase #2
Most expensive Showcase is won 104
Least expensive Showcase is won 82
Showcase #1 is most expensive 89 50 were won
Showcase #2 is most expensive 102 54 were won
One contestant overbid 80
Double overbids 9 Oct. 25, Oct. 27, Nov. 8, Jan. 10, Jan. 20,
Jan. 23, Feb. 2, May 15, Jun. 1
Double Showcase winners 4 Oct. 18, Nov. 28, Dec. 15, Jan. 6
Showcase winner is not the biggest
winner of the day
4 Sep. 19, Dec. 2, May 4, Jun. 6
Showcase ended with a car 184 93 were won
Showcase ended with a trip 82 37 were won
Showcase ended with a boat 73 34 were won
Showcase ended with a motorcycle 15 9 were won
Showcase ended with a jet ski 11 6 were won
Showcase ended with a snowmobile 9 3 were won
Showcase ended with a trailer 5 2 were won
Showcase ended with offroad vehicles 2 1 was won
Showcase ended with motor scooters 1 1 was won
Both Showcases offered a car 23
Neither Showcase offered a car 30
Statistic Top 3
Most expensive Showcase $71,628 (Dec. 30) $69,485 (Nov. 14) $58,458 (Nov. 11)
Most expensive Showcase won $58,458 (Nov. 11) $51,108 (Jan. 6) $50,969 (Sep. 19)
Least expensive Showcase $18,349 (Jan. 20) $19,508 (Jan. 23) $19,563 (Jan. 13)
Least expensive Showcase won $19,827 (Apr. 19) $20,182 (Nov. 2) $20,408 (Apr. 17)
Most expensive Showcases (Combined) $121,565 (Dec. 30) $110,417 (Nov. 11) $105,296 (Nov. 14)
Least expensive Showcases (Combined) $39,933 (Jan. 23) $40,817 (Apr. 19) $42,499 (Jan. 20)
Smallest difference between Showcase values $46 (May 21) $208 (Dec. 20) $276 (Apr. 10)
Largest difference between Showcase values $33,674 (Nov. 14) $26,867 (May 14) $21,691 (Dec. 30)
Bid closest to actual retail price $26 (Oct. 18) $99 (Nov. 28) $136 (Jan. 6)
Closest bid among non Showcase winners $542 (Feb. 22) $1,299 (Dec. 16) $1,332 (May 10)
Bid furthest from actual retail price $43,628 (Dec. 30) $21,485 (Nov. 14) $20,939 (Apr. 24)
Largest miss among Showcase winners $17,937 (Dec. 30) $17,432 (Sep. 22) $15,402 (Feb. 29)
Smallest overbid $134 (Dec. 1) $141 (Feb. 2) $180 (Jun. 6)
Largest overbid $25,839 (Sep. 20) $14,007 (Jun. 18) $12,212 (Apr. 3)
Smallest difference between bidders $28 (Dec. 23) $41 (Jan. 25) $140 (Feb. 22)
Largest difference between bidders $25,691 (Dec. 30) $18,751 (Nov. 11) $17,674 (Nov. 14)

Overall

Statistic Total Notes
Male Showcase winners 77
Female Showcase winners 110
Pairs of contestants were called on Mar. 21 (twins), May 11 (mothers), May 28 (teens),
Jun. 4 (engaged) and Jun. 15 (fathers)
Both car games were won 11 Oct. 13, Oct. 26, Dec. 26, Jan. 13,
Jan. 25, Feb. 9, Mar. 26, Apr. 27,
May 11, May 30, Jun. 4
(Excludes episodes with more than two car games)
Contestant won multiple cars 12 Sep. 19, Oct. 5, Oct. 11, Oct. 13,
Jan. 6, Feb. 16, Mar. 21, May 1,
May 7, May 11, May 28, Jul. 4
All 3 Pricing Games were won in first half 8 Dec. 26, Jan. 9, Jan. 10, Mar. 14,
May 17, May 24, Jun. 4, Jun. 14
All 3 Pricing Games were won in second half 14 Sep. 27, Sep. 28, Oct. 28, Dec. 2,
Jan. 2, Jan. 16, Feb. 6, Mar. 21,
Apr. 2, Jun. 4, Jun. 8, Jun. 13,
Jul. 4, Sep. 4
6/6 Pricing Games won 0
5/6 Pricing Games won 5 Dec. 26, Mar. 14, Mar. 21, May 24,
Jun. 4
4/6 Pricing Games won 26
3/6 Pricing Games won 40
2/6 Pricing Games won 75
1/6 Pricing Games won 35
0/6 Pricing Games won 10 Sep. 26, Nov. 2, Nov. 23, Feb. 22,
Apr. 9, Apr. 16, Apr. 30, May 23,
May 29, Jun. 12
The above stats consider Plinko lost when less than $50,000 is won.
"Clean sweeps" 1 Jun. 4
Winless shows 3 Sep. 26, Feb. 22, Apr. 30
Approximate winnings $12,805,901
Average winnings per episode $67,047
Median winnings per episode $63,379
Statistic Top 3
Largest winners Stephanie Johnson
($104,346)
(Jan. 6)
Robert Preuss
($86,760)
(May 7)
Sharon Baker
($79,687)
(Sep. 19)
Largest non-Showcase winners Sharon Baker
($79,687)
(Sep. 19)
Brian ???
($34,720)
(Jan. 2)
Amy Stahovich &
Charleen Stammer
($34,208)
(Mar. 21)
Smallest winners Debra Brown
($500)
(Dec. 6)
Ian Rico
($500)
(Jan. 10)
Danielle DeBose
($500)
(Feb. 20)
Keith Lemeline
($500)
(Mar. 2)
Smallest Showcase winners Robin Lanting
($21,228)
(Apr. 17)
Michael Relucio
($21,527)
(Jan. 27)
Shelley Tourangeau
($22,032)
(May 4)
Largest daily winnings $172,365 (Jun. 4)1 $158,502 (Sep. 19) $121,281 (Jan. 6) $120,538 (May 11)
Smallest daily winnings $13,474 (Jun. 1) $17,646 (Jan. 20) $30,2692 (Nov. 2)
1Includes $35,292 in trips that were given as a bonus prize to the six one bid winners.
2Estimated winnings

Weekly Totals$12,805,901
WeekDatesEpsOverallHigh DayLow Day
1Sep. 19-235$432,779 $158,502 (Sep. 19)$47,115 (Sep. 23)
2Sep. 26-305$387,721 $111,643 (Sep. 28)$40,129 (Sep. 26)
3Oct. 10-145$382,277 $99,789 (Oct. 14)$59,191 (Oct. 11)
4Jan. 2-65$470,728 $121,281 (Jan. 6)$55,325 (Jan. 5)
5Oct. 17-215$322,744 $89,348 (Oct. 19)$35,799 (Oct. 21)
6Oct. 3-5, Dec. 15, Jun. 195$348,518 $100,626 (Dec. 15)$48,890 (Jun. 19)
7Oct. 31-Nov. 45$311,626 $106,533 (Nov. 4)$30,269 (Nov. 2)
8Nov. 7-115$285,761 $83,762 (Nov. 11)$44,725 (Nov. 8)
9Nov. 14-185$306,466 $86,175 (Nov. 14)$51,983 (Nov. 18)
10Nov. 21-233$141,554 $59,415 (Nov. 21)$37,824 (Nov. 23)
11Nov. 28-Dec. 25$349,685 $83,585 (Nov. 29)$52,646 (Dec. 1)
12Dec. 5-95$316,607 $79,944 (Dec. 7)$49,050 (Dec. 8)
13Oct. 7, Dec. 12-14, 165$325,149 $79,909 (Oct. 7)$56,167 (Dec. 12)
14Dec. 19-235$305,118 $75,048 (Dec. 19)$49,524 (Dec. 20)
15Dec. 301$104,821 --
16Oct. 24-285$303,324 $100,202 (Oct. 26)$33,217 (Oct. 25)
17Jan. 9-135$372,986 $98,128 (Jan. 9)$54,312 (Jan. 10)
18Dec. 26, Jan. 18-20 & 305$293,155$106,539 (Dec. 26)$17,646 (Jan. 20)
19Jan. 23-275$284,248$83,205 (Jan. 25)$41,424 (Jan. 23)
20Jan. 16 & 31, Feb. 1-35$349,726 $84,746 (Feb. 1)$39,600 (Feb. 2)
21Feb. 6-105$335,628 $110,212 (Feb. 9)$44,298 (Feb. 10)
22Feb. 13-175$322,130 $88,531 (Feb. 17)$43,832 (Feb. 14)
23Feb. 20-245$258,335 $63,676 (Feb. 23)$41,816 (Feb. 22)
24Feb. 27-Mar. 25$307,203 $81,338 (Feb. 29)$47,061 (Feb. 27)
25Mar. 5-95$290,817 $69,358 (Mar. 7)$49,465 (Mar. 8)
26Mar. 12-143$218,936 $90,309 (Mar. 14)$56,403 (Mar. 12)
27Mar. 19-235$355,073 $105,513 (Mar. 21)$39,881 (Mar. 20)
28Mar. 26-305$337,590 $90,543 (Mar. 26)$49,647 (Mar. 30)
29Apr. 2-65$364,728 $94,772 (Apr. 3)$60,335 (Apr. 6)
30Apr. 23-275$340,103 $88,087 (Apr. 27)$54,179 (Apr. 23)
31Apr. 16-205$239,759 $68,207 (Apr. 20)$37,859 (Apr. 19)
32Apr. 9-135$322,536 $78,974 (Apr. 13)$57,738 (Apr. 11)
33Apr. 30-May 45$289,857 $64,849 (May 4)$42,421 (Apr. 30)
34May 7-115$398,707 $120,538 (May 11)$47,366 (May 8)
35May 15, 17-18, 21, Jun. 15$244,080 $79,344 (May 17)$13,474 (Jun. 1)
36May 14, 22-255$290,033 $85,891 (May 24)$31,808 (May 23)
37May 16, 28-315$364,558 $100,414 (May 30)$47,783 (May 16)
38Jun. 4-85$475,979 $172,365 (Jun. 4)$62,536 (Jun. 7)
39Jun. 11-155$340,637 $82,852 (Jun. 14)$37,066 (Jun. 12)
40Jun. 18, Jul. 4, Aug. 17, Sep. 44$314,219 $97,037 (Jul. 4)$42,227 (Aug. 17)