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OPENING
Episodes 168          
             
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 33          
Gwendolyn Osborne passed Drew the microphone 29          
Manuela Arbelaez passed Drew the microphone 29          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 77          
Connor (Drew's son) passed Drew the microphone 2   (Nov. 7, Jan. 17)    
(Amber and Rachel both did the handoff on Oct. 10)            
(Amber and Connor both did the handoff on Jan. 17)            
ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Males called to Contestant's Row 588          
Females called to Contestant's Row 994          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 22, Dec. 23, Feb. 14, Apr. 21            
& May 12)            
(Rival contestants were called on Mar. 31)            
             
Eggland's Eggs awards given away 10   (Oct. 7, Oct. 19, Nov. 1, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Feb. 17, Mar. 2, Mar. 29, May 2)
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 7   (Sep. 22, Oct. 17, Oct. 20, Nov. 1, Jan. 24, Mar. 2, Apr. 21)
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 8   (Sep. 20, Dec. 9, Feb. 7, Feb. 15, Mar. 3, Mar. 30, Mar. 31, May 4)
             
Prizes placed on center stage 147          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 29          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 37          
Prizes placed on the turntable 91          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 104          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 86          
Prizes placed in the Clam 125          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 141          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 112          
Prizes presented in Contestant's Row 69          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 27          
Prizes presented at George's podium 23          
Prizes presented at the back of the audience 1   (Oct. 21)      
Prizes presented in multiple locations 1   (May 12)      
             
Fourth bidder won 416   41.27%      
Third bidder won 213   21.13%      
Second bidder won 207   20.54%      
First bidder won 172   17.06%      
             
Bidder at the red podium won 248   24.60%      
Bidder at the blue podium won 243   24.11%      
Bidder at the yellow podium won 262   25.99%      
Bidder at the green podium won 255   25.30%      
             
First bidder called won 140 ( 19 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 143 ( 21 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 150 ( 19 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 148 ( 20 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 122 ( 23 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 125 ( 23 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 93 ( 15 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 62 ( 11 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 25 ( 3 won the Showcase)  
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 75          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 8   (Sep. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 12, Oct. 18, Dec. 12, Jan. 31, Feb. 2, May 2)
             
$1 bids 173          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 28   (2 in overbid)      
$1 bids in an overbid 6   (Nov. 7, Dec. 7, Feb. 15, Mar. 6, Mar. 8, Mar. 20)
$1 bids when there was a perfect bid 5   (Nov. 9, Jan. 19, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Mar. 7)
             
Winning $1 bids 31   (2 on Jan. 4)      
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder 1   (Dec. 30)      
Winning $1 bids in an overbid  0          
             
$2-$99 bids 7   (Dec. 23, Feb. 17, Feb. 22, Mar. 2, Apr. 14, May 22, May 26)
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 7   (Dec. 23, Feb. 17, Feb. 22, Mar. 2, Apr. 14, May 22, May 26)
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 2   (Dec. 23, Apr. 14)    
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 2   (Dec. 23, Apr. 14)    
             
$4,000+ bids 16   (2 in the same bidding round on Dec. 22 & May 15)
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 472          
Winning $1 up bids 231          
$1 up bids in an overbid 2   (Nov. 7, Dec. 8) (Dec. 8 won)  
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 5   (Sep. 29, Feb. 20, Mar. 29, Mar. 31, May 26)
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 51          
Winning $1 up bids 30          
$1 up bids in an overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 1   (Feb. 13)      
             
All bidders bid $1 above the previous bidder 1   (Feb. 15)      
             
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 10   (2 by the same contestant on Sep. 22 and Mar. 6)
      (1 in an overbid on Mar. 6)  
             
Bid was $1 above the actual retail price 17          
             
Aired overbids 7   (Nov. 7, Dec. 7, Dec. 8, Feb. 15, Mar. 6, Mar. 8, Mar. 20)
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 29          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 1   (Apr. 6)      
Perfect bids in an overbid 0          
             
Highest bids $14,000   (Oct. 24)      
  $10,000   (Jan. 10)      
  $9,000   (Dec. 13)      
             
Biggest underbids from the winning contestant $2,529   (Sep. 20)      
  $2,292   (May 12)      
  $2,234   (Apr. 14)      
             
Most expensive prizes $4,154   (Dance Floor & DJ Equipment - Oct. 26)
  $3,610   (Trip to Las Vegas - Oct. 24)  
  $3,367   (Trip to Cabo San Lucas - Oct. 28)  
             
Least expensive prizes $500   (2 Healbe GoBe Fitness Trackers - Sep. 28, Nov. 16 & Feb. 8)
      (2 Michael Kors Watches - Oct. 19)
      (2 FitBit Activity Trackers - Dec. 5 & May 10)
      (Park & Sun Foosball Table - Apr. 11)
  $504   (6 One Face SmartWatches - Dec. 21)
  $508   (Imperia Pasta Maker - Oct. 12, Nov. 21)
             
Highest one bid totals for one episode $16,040   (Oct. 28)      
  $15,363   (Oct. 24)      
  $14,618   (Oct. 25)      
             
Lowest one bid totals for one episode $5,558   (Apr. 21)      
  $5,582   (Sep. 29)      
  $5,733   (Dec. 8)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
Male spinners 400          
Female spinners 652          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14, Apr. 21            
& May 12)            
             
First spinner won 106   31.55%      
Second spinner won 126   37.50%      
Third spinner won 104   30.95%      
             
Contestant went over $1.00 287          
First two contestants went over $1.00 15   (Sep. 19, Nov.18, Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Dec. 27, Dec. 29, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 13,
      Mar. 24, Mar. 30, May 8, May 12, May 17)
             
$1,000 winners 88          
$11,000 winners 4   (Sep. 23, Dec. 5, Apr. 18, May 16)  
$26,000 winners 1   (Feb. 10)      
Total winnings $158,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 11   (Oct. 4, Nov. 17, Dec. 16, Dec. 19, Jan. 4, Jan. 6, Feb. 22, Apr. 6, Apr. 17, Apr. 25,
      Apr. 27)      
Spun $1.00 in one spin 45          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 46          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 2   (Jan. 23, Mar. 28)    
             
2-person spin-offs  34          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 6   (Oct. 28, Dec. 19, Jan. 25, Mar. 13, May 3, May 15)
             
Spin-off ties 1   (Jan. 25)      
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 2   (Nov. 9, Dec. 9)    
             
3 person spin-offs 3   (Oct. 17, Dec. 12, Jan. 26)  
3 person $1.00 spin-offs 1   (Oct. 17)      
             
Spins under one revolution 5          
Puny spins in a bonus spin 1   (Dec. 19)      
             
Assisted spins 9   (Four times 2 by same contestant, 1 in a spin-off)
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 1   (May 4)      
SHOWCASE
Female/Female Showcases 57          
Male/Male Showcases 24          
Female/Male Showcases 82 ( 31 were won by females)
(Excludes Dec. 22, Dec. 23, Feb. 14, Apr. 21 & May 12)   ( 44 were won by males)
             
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 65   38.69%      
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 60          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 2          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 3          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 103   61.31%      
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 43          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 27          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 33          
             
The top winner won the Showcase 72   42.86%      
Bid on the first Showcase 28          
Bid on the second Showcase 44          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 82   48.81%      
Bid on the first Showcase 53          
Bid on the second Showcase 29          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 57          
The least expensive Showcase was won 93          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 78   46.43%      
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 90   53.57%      
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 99          
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 69          
             
One contestant overbid 44          
Double Overbids 14   (Oct. 3, Oct. 29, Nov. 10, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Dec. 30, Jan. 24, Mar. 31, Apr. 3, Apr. 11,
      Apr. 13, Apr. 24, May 11, May 24)  
Double Showcase Winners 4   (Nov. 2, Dec. 5, Feb. 15, Apr. 21)  
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 10   (Oct. 13, Oct. 24, Dec. 22, Jan. 3, Jan. 4, May 2, May 15, May 18, May 19, May 25)
             
Showcase ended with a car 224 ( 98 were won) (Includes the Jan. 25 "opposite day" Showcase)
Showcase ended with a trip 52 ( 31 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 60 ( 29 were won)  
             
Showcases that offered at least three trips 17          
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 41   (Both did on Oct. 10)    
             
Both Showcases offered a car 62          
Neither Showcase offered a car 6          
             
Showcases that offered more than one car 1   (Feb. 14)      
             
Most expensive Showcases $52,529   (Nov. 21)      
  $50,488   (Feb. 22)      
  $49,726   (Dec. 27)      
             
Most expensive Showcases won $48,179   (Jan. 31)      
  $46,323   (Sep. 21)      
  $45,828   (Feb. 21)      
             
Least expensive Showcases $20,263   (Mar. 13)      
  $20,360   (Jan. 3)      
  $20,419   (Apr. 11)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $20,360   (Jan. 3)      
  $21,273   (Jan. 19)      
  $21,960   (Apr. 4)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $85,797   (Nov. 21)      
  $83,192   (Feb. 22)      
  $80,987   (Dec. 23)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $46,708   (Jan. 19)      
  $47,584   (Nov. 7)      
  $50,282   (Dec. 9)      
             
Largest difference between Showcase values $22,908   (Jan. 31)      
  $20,368   (Feb. 21)      
  $20,354   (Dec. 27)      
             
Smallest difference between Showcase values $76   (Apr. 7)      
  $152   (Jan. 6)      
  $396   (Oct. 25)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $8   (Apr. 21)      
  $79   (Dec. 5)      
  $103   (Nov. 2)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win the Showcase $1,262   (Apr. 20)      
  $1,353   (Sep. 19)      
  $1,470   (Jan. 5)      
             
Bids furthest from the actual retail price $21,679   (Jan. 18)      
  $21,529   (Nov. 21)      
  $18,805   (Dec. 7)      
             
Biggest miss from a contestant that won the Showcase $21,679   (Jan. 18)      
  $17,179   (Jan. 31)      
  $14,182   (Dec. 21)      
             
Smallest overbids $55   (Jan. 12)      
  $115   (Nov. 3)      
  $118   (Oct. 19)      
             
Largest overbids $9,119   (Nov. 11)      
  $8,940   (Mar. 28)      
  $8,539   (Nov. 10)      
             
Smallest margins of victory $1   (Mar. 30)      
  $61   (Jan. 27)      
  $132   (Feb. 10)      
             
Largest margins of victory $15,261   (Nov. 21)      
  $14,496   (Mar. 6)      
  $13,854   (Dec. 27)      
OVERALL
Male Showcase winners 72          
Female Showcase winners 88          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 22, Dec. 23, Feb. 14, Apr. 21            
& May 12)            
             
Both car games were won 24   (Sep. 20, Oct. 12, Oct. 13, Oct. 19, Nov. 1, Nov. 7, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 23, Dec. 22,
      Feb. 7, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 20, Feb. 21, Feb. 28, Mar. 3, Mar. 9, Mar. 20, Mar. 30,
      Apr. 21, Apr. 28, May 1, May 3)  
      (Excludes May 15-19)    
             
Contestants that won more than one car 20   (Oct. 31, Nov. 2, Nov. 8, Dec. 13, Dec. 22, Dec. 27, Dec. 29, Jan. 18, Feb. 1, Feb. 10,
      Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 22, Mar. 28, Mar. 30, Apr. 21, May 3, May 8, May 12, May 17)
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 10   (Oct. 25, Nov. 2, Nov. 15, Dec. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 20, Mar. 31, Apr. 7, Apr. 24, May 15)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 21   (Sep. 21, Sep. 27, Sep. 29, Oct. 4, Nov. 7, Nov. 11, Dec. 14, Dec. 15, Dec. 19, Dec. 20,
      Dec. 27, Feb. 1, Feb. 23, Feb. 27, Mar. 2, Mar. 9, Apr. 12, Apr. 13, May 3, May 8,
      May 12)      
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 10   (Sep. 21, Sep. 29, Nov. 7, Nov. 15, Dec. 14, Dec. 20, Mar. 9, Mar. 20, Mar. 31, May 3)
4/6 Pricing Games won 35          
3/6 Pricing Games won 51          
2/6 Pricing Games won 47          
1/6 Pricing Games won 20          
0/6 Pricing Games won 5   (Oct. 17, Oct. 26, Nov. 18, May 24, May 25)
             
All games were at least partially won 5   (Oct. 25, Dec. 14, Dec. 20, Mar. 9, Mar. 20)
Winless Shows  2   (Oct. 17, Oct. 26)    
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 10          
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 10          
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product games were 15   (Excludes Oct. 28)    
played in the same half            
             
Episodes with more than two car games 5   (Sep. 19, May 15, May 16, May 18, May 19)
Episodes with no car games 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes with more than one cash game 2   (Oct. 28, Dec. 30)     
             
Episodes where more than one Pricing Game was played for a trip 37          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 2   (Oct. 28, May 15)    
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 9   (Sep. 23, Oct. 6, Oct. 11, Oct. 28, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Apr. 6, Apr. 15, May 1)
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 1   (Oct. 18)      
             
Non-car games played for a car 24   (Sep. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 7. Oct. 18, Oct. 26, Nov. 1, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, Dec. 20, Dec. 23,
(Balance Game x3, Bonus Game, Check-Out x2, Cliff Hangers,      Dec. 30, Jan. 9, Feb. 7, Feb. 22, Mar. 10, May 15, May 16, May 17, May 18, May 19)
Grocery Game, Hi Lo x2, Pick-a-Number x3, Punch a Bunch, Push Over,      (13-11 record)    
Range Game, Secret "X", Squeeze Play x2, Switch? x2,      (4 non-car games were played on May 15)
Vend-O-Price x2, 2 for the Price of 1)            
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 21   (Oct. 3, Oct. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 23, Dec. 8, Dec. 16, Dec. 29,
(Bargain Game x4, Do the Math x5, Double Cross x2, 1 Right Price x5,)     Feb. 6, Feb. 9, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 21, Mar. 31, Apr. 5, Apr. 14, May 5, May 16,
Switch? x5)     May 23)      
      (16-5 record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $13,238,860          
Average winnings per episode $78,803          
Median winnings per episode $74,934          
Pace (190 episodes) $14,972,520          
             
Biggest winners: $213,876   (Christen Freeman - Oct. 28)  
  $105,014   (Rymond Keefe - Oct. 24)  
  $102,164   (Cassandra Boettcher - Dec. 30)  
             
Biggest Showcase winners: $78,273   (Thomas Kotlarsz - Jan. 5)  
  $77,062   (Anthony & Kimberly Valenti - Apr. 21)
  $74,921   (Linda Baquero - Feb. 10)  
             
Smallest winners: $500   (Dana Martin - Sep. 28)    
  $504   (Jeremy Memme - Dec. 21)  
  $508   (Cassandra Mercury - Nov. 21)  
             
Smallest Showcase winners: $21,940   (Allen Kushynski - Jan. 3)  
  $22,573   (Rosalind Dixon - Jan. 19)  
  $22,710   (Krystal Roberts - Apr. 4)  
             
Most won in one episode: $244,532   (Oct. 28)      
  $188,245   (Oct. 24)      
  $178,309   (May 15)      
             
Least won in one episode: $13,596   (May 24)      
  $18,217   (Dec. 9)      
  $29,821   (Nov. 10)