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OPENING
Episodes 187          
             
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 36          
Gwendolyn Osborne passed Drew the microphone 30          
Manuela Arbelaez passed Drew the microphone 32          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 89          
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 657          
Females called to Contestant's Row 1096          
(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 9   (Sep. 22, Oct. 17, Oct. 20, Nov. 1, Jan. 24, Mar. 2, Apr. 21, Jun. 12, Jun. 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 161          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 30          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 39          
Prizes placed on the turntable 105          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 119          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 95          
Prizes placed in the Clam 140          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 157          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 124          
Prizes presented in Contestant's Row 79          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 29          
Prizes presented at George's podium 25          
Prizes presented at the back of the audience 1   (Oct. 21)      
Prizes presented in multiple locations 1   (May 12)      
             
Fourth bidder won 471   41.98%      
Third bidder won 228   20.32%      
Second bidder won 231   20.59%      
First bidder won 192   17.11%      
             
Bidder at the red podium won 274   24.42%      
Bidder at the blue podium won 269   23.98%      
Bidder at the yellow podium won 290   25.85%      
Bidder at the green podium won 289   25.76%      
             
First bidder called won 158 ( 22 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 158 ( 23 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 168 ( 23 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 167 ( 24 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 137 ( 26 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 137 ( 24 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 98 ( 15 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 71 ( 11 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 28 ( 3 won the Showcase)  
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 81          
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 196          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 33   (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 39   (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 8   (Dec. 23, Feb. 17, Feb. 22, Mar. 2, Apr. 14, May 22, May 26, Jun. 16)
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 8          
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 2   (Dec. 23, Apr. 14)    
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 2          
             
$4,000+ bids 18   (2 in the same bidding round on Dec. 22 & May 15)
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 526          
Winning $1 up bids 258          
$1 up bids in an overbid 2   (Nov. 7, Dec. 8) (Dec. 8 won)  
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 6   (Sep. 29, Feb. 20, Mar. 29, Mar. 31, May 26, Jun. 9)
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 56          
Winning $1 up bids 35          
$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 11   (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 19          
             
Aired overbids 8   (Nov. 7, Dec. 7, Dec. 8, Feb. 15, Mar. 6, Mar. 8, Mar. 20, Jun. 13)
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 33          
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)  
             
Most expensive prize (Excluding Big Money Week) $3,099   (Kawasaki Off-Road Motorcycle - Oct. 6)
             
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)
      (2 Garmin Watches - May 30)  
  $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 453          
Female spinners 713          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 22, Dec. 23 & Feb. 14, Apr. 21            
& May 12)            
             
First spinner won 122   32.62%      
Second spinner won 136   36.36%      
Third spinner won 116   31.02%      
             
Contestant went over $1.00 316          
First two contestants went over $1.00 19   (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, Jun. 12, Jun. 21, Jun. 23, Jul. 4)
             
$1,000 winners 98          
$11,000 winners 5   (Sep. 23, Dec. 5, Apr. 18, May 16, Jun. 1)
$26,000 winners 1   (Feb. 10)      
Total winnings $179,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 12   (Oct. 4, Nov. 17, Dec. 16, Dec. 19, Jan. 4, Jan. 6, Feb. 22, Apr. 6, Apr. 17, Apr. 25,
      Apr. 27, Jun. 22)    
Spun $1.00 in one spin 51          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 50          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 3   (Jan. 23, Mar. 28, Jun. 23)  
      (Jun. 23 was a 3 person spin-off)  
             
2-person spin-offs  39          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 7   (Oct. 28, Dec. 19, Jan. 25, Mar. 13, May 3, May 15, Jun. 1)
             
Spin-off ties 1   (Jan. 25)      
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 2   (Nov. 9, Dec. 9)    
             
3 person spin-offs 4   (Oct. 17, Dec. 12, Jan. 26, Jun. 23)  
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 61          
Male/Male Showcases 27          
Female/Male Showcases 94 ( 37 were won by females)
(Excludes Dec. 22, Dec. 23, Feb. 14, Apr. 21 & May 12)   ( 49 were won by males)
             
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 75   40.11%      
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 70          
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 112   59.89%      
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 49          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 27          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 36          
             
The top winner won the Showcase 82   43.85%      
Bid on the first Showcase 33          
Bid on the second Showcase 49          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 89   47.59%      
Bid on the first Showcase 57          
Bid on the second Showcase 32          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 63          
The least expensive Showcase was won 103          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 89   47.59%      
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 98   52.41%      
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 111          
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 76          
             
One contestant overbid 48          
Double Overbids 16   (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, Jun. 7, Jun. 20)
Double Showcase Winners 5   (Nov. 2, Dec. 5, Feb. 15, Apr. 21, May 29)
             
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 250 ( 111 were won) (Includes the Jan. 25 "opposite day" Showcase)
Showcase ended with a trip 58 ( 33 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 66 ( 32 were won)  
             
Showcases that offered at least three trips 18          
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 46   (Both did on Oct. 10)    
             
Both Showcases offered a car 69          
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)      
  $21,490   (Jun. 2)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $85,797   (Nov. 21)      
  $83,192   (Feb. 22)      
  $80,987   (Dec. 23)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $44,104   (Jun. 2)      
  $46,256   (May 29)      
  $46,708   (Jan. 19)      
             
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)      
  $1,434   (Jun. 16)      
             
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)      
  $80   (Jun. 1)      
  $115   (Nov. 3)      
             
Largest overbids $9,119   (Nov. 11)      
  $8,940   (Mar. 28)      
  $8,539   (Nov. 10)      
             
Smallest margins of victory $1   (Mar. 30)      
  $61   (Jan. 27)      
  $95   (Jun. 16)      
             
Largest margins of victory $15,261   (Nov. 21)      
  $14,496   (Mar. 6)      
  $13,854   (Dec. 27)      
OVERALL
Male Showcase winners 79          
Female Showcase winners 98          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 22, Dec. 23, Feb. 14, Apr. 21            
& May 12)            
             
Both car games were won 26   (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, Jun. 20, Jun. 22)
      (Excludes May 15-19)    
             
Contestants that won more than one car 21   (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,
      Jun. 22)      
             
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 22   (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, Jun. 22)    
             
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 39          
3/6 Pricing Games won 55          
2/6 Pricing Games won 53          
1/6 Pricing Games won 24          
0/6 Pricing Games won 6   (Oct. 17, Oct. 26, Nov. 18, May 24, May 25, Jun. 2)
             
All games were at least partially won 5   (Oct. 25, Dec. 14, Dec. 20, Mar. 9, Mar. 20)
Winless Shows  3   (Oct. 17, Oct. 26, Jun. 2)    
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 11          
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 42          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 2   (Oct. 28, May 15)    
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 10   (Sep. 23, Oct. 6, Oct. 11, Oct. 28, Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Apr. 6, Apr. 14, May 1, Jun. 23)
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,      May 24)      
Range Game, Secret "X", Squeeze Play x2, Switch? x2,      (13-11 record)    
Vend-O-Price x2, 2 for the Price of 1)     (4 non-car games were played on May 15)
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 22   (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 x6, 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, Jun. 9)    
      (17-5 record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $14,447,463          
Average winnings per episode $77,259          
Median winnings per episode $73,547          
Pace (190 episodes) $14,679,240          
             
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)  
  $22,598   (Chandra Borcik - Jun. 2)  
             
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)      
  $16,086   (Jun. 7)      
  $18,217   (Dec. 9)