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OPENING
Episodes 123          
             
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 19          
Gwendolyn Osborne passed Drew the microphone 23          
Manuela Arbelaez passed Drew the microphone 24          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 57          
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 421          
Females called to Contestant's Row 724          
(Contestants played in pairs or trios on Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14)            
             
Eggland's Eggs awards given away 8   (Oct. 7, Oct. 19, Nov. 1, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Feb. 17, Mar. 2)
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 6   (Sep. 22, Oct. 17, Oct. 20, Nov. 1, Jan. 24, Mar. 2)
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 5   (Sep. 20, Dec. 9, Feb. 7, Feb. 15, Mar. 3)
             
Prizes placed on center stage 108          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 21          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 22          
Prizes placed on the turntable 70          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 76          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 62          
Prizes placed in the Clam 94          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 102          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 87          
Prizes presented in Contestant's Row 47          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 21          
Prizes presented at George's podium 16          
Prizes presented at the back of the audience 1   (Oct. 21)      
             
Fourth bidder won 293   39.70%      
Third bidder won 158   21.41%      
Second bidder won 158   21.41%      
First bidder won 129   17.48%      
             
Bidder at the red podium won 192   26.02%      
Bidder at the blue podium won 179   24.25%      
Bidder at the yellow podium won 180   24.39%      
Bidder at the green podium won 187   25.34%      
             
First bidder called won 104 ( 13 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 106 ( 17 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 108 ( 12 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 107 ( 13 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 90 ( 17 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 89 ( 21 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 67 ( 12 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 48 ( 9 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 19 ( 2 won the Showcase)  
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 53          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 7   (Sep. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 12, Oct. 18, Dec. 12, Jan. 31, Feb. 2)
             
$1 bids 127          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 19   (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 24   (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 4   (Dec. 23, Feb. 17, Feb. 22, Mar. 2)  
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 4   (Dec. 23, Feb. 17, Feb. 22, Mar. 2)  
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 1   (Dec. 23)      
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 1          
             
$4,000+ bids 12   (2 in the same bidding round on Dec. 22)
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 345          
Winning $1 up bids 164          
$1 up bids in an overbid 2   (Nov. 7, Dec. 8) (Dec. 8 won)  
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 2   (Sep. 29, Feb. 20)    
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 40          
Winning $1 up bids 21          
$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 7   (2 by the same contestant on Sep. 22 and Mar. 6)
      (1 in overbid on Mar. 6)    
             
Bid was $1 above the actual retail price 11          
             
Aired overbids 7   (Nov. 7, Dec. 7, Dec. 8, Feb. 15, Mar. 6, Mar. 8, Mar. 20)
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 19          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 0          
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)      
  $2,170   (Mar. 23)      
  $1,844   (Oct. 26)      
             
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)  
  $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 $5,582   (Sep. 29)      
  $5,733   (Dec. 8)      
  $5,750   (Oct. 12)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
Male spinners 284          
Female spinners 480          
(Contestants played in pairs or trios on Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14)            
             
First spinner won 82   33.33%      
Second spinner won 88   35.77%      
Third spinner won 76   30.89%      
             
Contestant went over $1.00 207          
First two contestants went over $1.00 11   (Sep. 19, Nov.18, Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Dec. 27, Dec. 29, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 13,
      Mar. 24)      
             
$1,000 winners 65          
$11,000 winners 2   (Sep. 23, Dec. 5)    
$26,000 winners 1   (Feb. 10)      
Total winnings $113,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 7   (Oct. 4, Nov. 17, Dec. 16, Dec. 19, Jan. 4, Jan. 6, Feb. 22)
             
Spun $1.00 in one spin 35          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 32          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 1   (Jan. 23)      
             
2-person spin-offs  28          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 4   (Oct. 28, Dec. 19, Jan. 25, Mar. 13)  
             
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 4          
Puny spins in a bonus spin 1   (Dec. 19)      
             
Assisted spins 2   (2 by same contestant)    
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 0          
SHOWCASE
Female/Female Showcases 40          
Male/Male Showcases 19          
Female/Male Showcases 61 ( 22 were won by females)
(Excludes Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14)   ( 34 were won by males)
             
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 52          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 48          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 1          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 3          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 71          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 25          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 22          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 24          
             
The top winner won the Showcase 56   45.53%      
Bid on the first Showcase 24          
Bid on the second Showcase 32          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 60   48.78%      
Bid on the first Showcase 37          
Bid on the second Showcase 23          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 43          
The least expensive Showcase was won 70          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 56   45.53%      
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 67   54.47%      
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 77          
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 46          
             
One contestant overbid 33          
Double Overbids 7   (Oct. 3, Oct. 29, Nov. 10, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Dec. 30, Jan. 24)
Double Showcase Winners 3   (Nov. 2, Dec. 5, Feb. 15)  
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 5   (Oct. 13, Oct. 24, Dec. 22, Jan. 3, Jan. 4)
             
Showcase ended with a car 161 ( 70 were won) (Includes the Jan. 25 "opposite day" Showcase)
Showcase ended with a trip 39 ( 26 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 46 ( 23 were won)  
             
Showcases that offered at least three trips 12          
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 30   (Both did on Oct. 10)    
             
Both Showcases offered a car 43          
Neither Showcase offered a car 5          
             
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)      
  $20,591   (Nov. 7)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $20,360   (Jan. 3)      
  $21,273   (Jan. 19)      
  $22,812   (Sep. 27)      
             
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 $152   (Jan. 6)      
  $396   (Oct. 25)      
  $563   (Jan. 13)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $79   (Dec. 5)      
  $103   (Nov. 2)      
  $112   (Feb. 15)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win the Showcase $1,353   (Sep. 19)      
  $1,470   (Jan. 5)      
  $1,669   (Jan. 17)      
             
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)      
  $8,539   (Nov. 10)      
  $8,510   (Nov. 17)      
             
Smallest margins of victory $61   (Jan. 27)      
  $132   (Feb. 10)      
  $160   (Jan. 4)      
             
Largest margins of victory $15,261   (Nov. 21)      
  $14,496   (Mar. 6)      
  $13,854   (Dec. 27)      
OVERALL
Male Showcase winners 56          
Female Showcase winners 64          
(Contestants played in pairs or trios on Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14)            
             
Both car games were won 19   (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)
             
Contestants that won more than one car 13   (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)  
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 6   (Oct. 25, Nov. 2, Nov. 15, Dec. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 20)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 16   (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)
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 8   (Sep. 21, Sep. 29, Nov. 7, Nov. 15, Dec. 14, Dec. 20, Mar. 9, Mar. 20)
4/6 Pricing Games won 27          
3/6 Pricing Games won 35          
2/6 Pricing Games won 32          
1/6 Pricing Games won 18          
0/6 Pricing Games won 3   (Oct. 17, Oct. 26, Nov. 18)  
             
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 7          
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 6          
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product  11   (Excludes Oct. 28)    
games were played in the same half            
             
Episodes with more than two car games 1   (Sep. 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 26          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 1   (Oct. 28)      
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 6   (Sep. 23, Oct. 6, Oct. 11, Oct. 28, Jan. 23, Feb. 20)
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 1   (Oct. 18)      
             
Non-car games played for a car 15   (Sep. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 7. Oct. 18, Oct. 26, Nov. 1, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, Dec. 20, Dec. 23,
(Balance Game x2, Bonus Game, Check-Out, Cliff Hangers, Grocery Game,     Dec. 30, Jan. 9, Feb. 7, Feb. 22, Mar. 10)
Hi Lo x2, Pick-a-Number x2, Secret "X", Squeeze Play, Switch? x2,     (6-9 record)      
Vend-O-Price)            
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 15   (Oct. 3, Oct. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 23, Dec. 8, Dec. 16, Dec. 29,
(Bargain Game x3, Do the Math x4, Double Cross, 1 Right Price x3,)     Feb. 6, Feb. 9, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 21)
Switch? x4)     (12-3 record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $9,812,192          
Average winnings per episode $79,774          
Median winnings per episode $76,161          
Pace (190 episodes) $15,157,045          
             
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)  
  $74,921   (Linda Baquero - Feb. 10)  
  $73,713   (Michael Pittman - Nov. 2)  
             
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)  
  $24,487   (Chelsea Thompson - Dec. 6)  
             
Most won in one episode: $244,532   (Oct. 28)      
  $188,245   (Oct. 24)      
  $156,314   (Dec. 22)      
             
Least won in one episode: $18,217   (Dec. 9)      
  $29,821   (Nov. 10)      
  $33,518   (Jan. 24)