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OPENING
Episodes 80   (Last Updated: January 18)  
             
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 23          
Manuela Arbelaez passed Drew the microphone 25          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 32          
ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Males called to Contestant's Row 279          
Females called to Contestant's Row 459          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 24)            
             
Eggland's awards offered 7   (Sep. 21, Sep. 24, Oct. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 13, Nov. 15, Nov. 20)
PlayMonster awards offered 1   (Nov. 21)      
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 4   (Sep. 26, Nov. 7, Nov. 19, Dec. 26)  
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 2   (Sep. 18, Dec. 4)    
             
Prizes placed on center stage 74          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 15          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 25          
Prizes placed on the turntable 42          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 56          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 36          
Prizes placed in the Clam 68          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 58          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 42          
Prizes presented in Contestant's Row 42          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 11          
Prizes presented at George's podium 5          
             
Fourth bidder won 202   42.08%      
Third bidder won 105   21.88%      
Second bidder won 85   17.71%      
First bidder won 88   18.33%      
             
Bidder at the red podium won 120   25.00%      
Bidder at the blue podium won 110   22.92%      
Bidder at the yellow podium won 114   23.75%      
Bidder at the green podium won 136   28.33%      
             
First bidder called won 73 ( 7 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 64 ( 6 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 67 ( 14 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 73 ( 24 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 65 ( 8 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 44 ( 7 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 46 ( 5 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 30 ( 4 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 18 ( 2 won the Showcase)  
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 33          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 5   (Sep. 24, Nov. 21, Nov. 28, Dec. 24, Jan. 4)
             
$1 bids 96          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 14          
$1 bids in an overbid 0          
$1 bids when there was a perfect bid 1   (Jan. 8)      
             
Winning $1 bids 30          
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder 2   (Nov. 20, Dec. 28)    
Winning $1 bids in an overbid  0          
             
$2-$99 bids 6   (5 $2 bids, 1 $50 bid)    
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 6   (Oct. 8, Oct. 25, Nov. 9, Dec. 11, Dec. 12, Jan. 2)
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 0          
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 0          
             
$4,000+ bids 19   (2 on Sep. 17, Oct. 18 & Dec. 31, 3 on Oct. 11, 7 on Oct. 9)
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 211          
Winning $1 up bids 105          
$1 up bids in an overbid 2   (Nov. 15 & Dec. 13 - both won)  
$1 up bids in a double overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 5   (Sep. 21, Oct. 19, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 13)
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 25          
Winning $1 up bids 15          
$1 up bids in an overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 0          
             
All bidders bid $1 above the previous bidder 0          
             
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 2   (Nov. 14, Jan. 15)    
             
Bid was $1 above the actual retail price 14   (Sep. 21, Oct. 4, Oct. 19, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 8, Nov. 13, Nov. 20 x2, Dec. 3 x 2,
      Dec. 13, Dec. 14, Dec. 27)  
             
Aired overbids 3   (Nov. 15, Dec. 13, Dec. 26)  
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 19          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 2   (Oct. 4, Oct. 23)    
Perfect bids in an overbid 0          
             
Median one bid value $1,325          
             
Highest bids $7,000   (Sep. 17, Dec. 28)    
  $6,501   (Oct. 11)      
  $6,500   (Oct. 11)      
             
Biggest underbids from the winning contestant $2,570   (Oct. 8)      
  $2,415   (Dec. 11)      
  $2,396   (Dec. 24)      
             
Most expensive prizes $5,070   (Cartier Necklace, Ring & Earrings - Oct. 8) (Highest non-car since Feb. 13, 2009)
  $4,850   (Rolex Watch - Sep. 17 & Oct. 11)  
  $4,618   (Bull Pizza Oven - Oct. 9)  
             
Least expensive prizes $500   (Polar GPS Watch - Dec. 19)  
  $520   (Nintendo Switch - Sep. 24)  
  $530   (Microsoft XBox One - Oct. 30)  
      (Power Acoustik Car Electronics - Nov. 15, Dec. 4 & Jan. 10)
      (Nintendo Switch - Jan. 17)  
             
Highest one bid totals for one episode $16,836   (Oct. 9)      
  $16,569   (Oct. 12)      
  $16,398   (Oct. 11)      
             
Lowest one bid totals for one episode $6,432   (Sep. 20)      
  $6,528   (Dec. 7)      
  $6,540   (Dec. 13)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
Male spinners 189          
Female spinners 303          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 24)            
             
First spinner won 45   28.13%      
Second spinner won 62   38.75%      
Third spinner won 53   33.13%      
             
Contestant went over $1.00 125          
First two contestants went over $1.00 4   (Oct. 5, Oct. 30, Nov. 20, Jan. 8)  
             
$1,000 winners 41   ($1.00 spins were worth $2,000 on Oct. 8 & Oct. 12)
$11,000 winners 7   (Nov. 2, Nov. 8, Nov. 21, Dec. 7, Dec. 11, Dec. 24, Jan. 18)
$26,000 winners 4   (Oct. 9, Nov. 7, Nov. 19, Dec. 14)   
      (Spin was worth $52,000 on Oct. 9)
Total winnings $250,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 5   (Sep. 25, Oct. 16, Oct. 26, Nov. 8, Nov. 9)
             
Spun $1.00 in one spin 24          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 26          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 2   (Oct. 12, Oct. 23)    
             
2-person spin-offs  16          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 6   (Oct. 26, Nov. 8, Nov. 9, Nov. 26, Dec. 14, Jan. 11)
             
Spin-off ties 1   (Nov. 12)      
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 0          
             
3 person spin-offs 1   (Oct. 23)      
3 person $1.00 spin-offs 0          
             
Spun a total of 10 cents in two spins 2   (Nov. 21, Dec. 7)    
Spun a total of $1.90 in two spins 1   (Nov. 9)      
             
Spins under one revolution 17   (3 spun $1.00 afterwards - Sep. 25, Oct. 17 & Oct. 26)
Puny spins in a bonus spin 1   (Oct. 1)      
             
Assisted spins 4   (2 on Oct. 24 and Nov. 21)  
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 1   (Oct. 24)      
SHOWCASE
Female/Female Showcases 23          
Male/Male Showcases 12          
Female/Male Showcases 44 ( 21 were won by females)
(Excludes Dec. 24)   ( 21 were won by males)
             
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 30   37.50%      
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 26          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 4          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 0          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 50   62.50%      
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 23          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 12          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 15          
             
             
The top winner won the Showcase 32   40.00%      
Bid on the first Showcase 12          
Bid on the second Showcase 20          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 45   56.25%      
Bid on the first Showcase 27          
Bid on the second Showcase 18          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 41          
The least expensive Showcase was won 36          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 44   55.00%      
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 36   45.00%      
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 42          
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 38          
             
One contestant overbid 26          
Double Overbids 3   (Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Jan. 2)  
Double Showcase Winners 0          
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 4   (Sep. 17, Dec. 17, Jan. 10, Jan. 11)  
             
Showcase ended with a car 106 ( 57 were won)   
Showcase ended with a trip 29 ( 10 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 25 ( 10 were won)  
             
Showcases that offered at least three trips 9   (Sep. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 9, Oct. 24, Nov. 6, Nov. 28, Dec. 20, Jan. 7, Jan. 15)
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 15          
             
Both Showcases offered a car 26          
Neither Showcase offered a car 0          
             
Showcases that offered more than one car 0          
             
Median Showcase value $32,142          
Median value of Showcases won $32,704          
             
Most expensive Showcases $53,917   (Oct. 1)      
  $53,742   (Dec. 28)      
  $50,893   (Nov. 9)      
             
Most expensive Showcases won $53,742   (Dec. 28)      
  $48,350   (Sep. 17)      
  $46,983   (Nov. 9)      
             
Least expensive Showcases $21,941   (Oct. 22)      
  $22,498   (Jan. 3)      
  $22,699   (Dec. 4)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $22,741   (Dec. 27)      
  $24,463   (Sep. 18)      
  $24,609   (Jan. 8)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $101,443   (Dec. 28) (Highest since Sep. 24, 2012)
  $97,876   (Nov. 9)      
  $96,365   (Oct. 11)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $51,927   (Sep. 18)      
  $53,281   (Jan. 11)      
  $53,402   (Jan. 10)      
             
Largest difference between Showcase values $16,664   (Nov. 28)      
  $15,478   (Oct. 24)      
  $15,336   (Oct. 22)      
             
Smallest difference between Showcase values $574   (Dec. 3)      
  $726   (Dec. 12)      
  $836   (Nov. 15)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $289   (Nov. 15)      
  $335   (Oct. 3)      
  $408   (Jan. 10)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win their Showcase $1,590   (Dec. 10)      
  $2,482   (Nov. 12)      
  $3,295   (Jan. 8)      
             
Bids furthest from the actual retail price $22,273   (Nov. 19)      
  $21,158   (Sep. 25)      
  $20,159   (Oct. 1)      
             
Biggest miss from a contestant that won the Showcase $14,730   (Oct. 24)      
  $13,867   (Dec. 28)      
  $13,115   (Dec. 14)      
             
Median Showcase difference (excluding overbids) $5,444          
             
Smallest overbids $2   (Jan. 3) (Last $2 overbid: Jan. 9, 2014)
  $69   (Jan. 14)      
  $301   (Dec. 4)      
             
Largest overbids $15,398   (Oct. 9) (Highest since Jan. 9, 2015)
  $13,747   (Oct. 8)      
  $12,730   (Jan. 2)      
             
Median overbid value $2,586          
             
Smallest margins of victory $17   (Dec. 10) (Smallest since Mar. 30, 2017)
  $576   (Oct. 15)      
  $686   (Jan. 8)      
             
Largest margins of victory $19,498   (Oct. 1)      
  $14,552   (Sep. 25)      
  $14,317   (Nov. 19)      
OVERALL
Male Showcase winners 33          
Female Showcase winners 46          
(Contestants played in groups on Dec. 24)            
             
Both car games were won 11   (Sep. 19, Sep. 21, Sep. 26, Oct. 8, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 9, Nov. 20, Jan. 4, Jan. 15,
      Jan. 18)      
             
Contestants that won more than one car 5   (Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Dec. 13, Dec. 31, Jan. 3)
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 7   (Sep. 19, Oct. 8, Nov. 5, Nov. 20, Dec. 14, Dec. 17, Jan. 18)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 6   (Oct. 1, Oct. 10, Oct. 31, Nov. 2, Nov. 13, Nov. 15)
             
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 4   (Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 31, Jan. 18)  
4/6 Pricing Games won 19          
3/6 Pricing Games won 20          
2/6 Pricing Games won 26          
1/6 Pricing Games won 9          
0/6 Pricing Games won 2   (Oct. 3, Oct. 25)    
             
All games were at least partially won 2   (Nov. 8, Nov. 28)    
Winless Shows  1   (Oct. 3)      
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 0          
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 12)      
             
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 4   (Oct. 17, Oct. 18, Dec. 18, Jan. 18)  
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game 1   (Oct. 12)      
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product games were 5   (Sep. 20, Nov. 8, Dec. 28, Jan. 10, Jan. 15)
played in the same half     (Excludes Oct. 12)    
             
Episodes with more than two car games 0          
Episodes with no car games 1   (Oct. 12)      
             
Episodes with more than one cash game 1   (Oct. 12)      
             
Episodes where more than one Pricing Game was played for a trip 14          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 1   (Oct. 12)      
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 3   (Oct. 4, Oct. 12, Nov. 7)    
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 1   (Oct. 10)      
             
Non-car games played for a car 10   (Sep. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 10, Oct. 11, Nov. 5, Nov. 16, Dec. 4, Dec. 21, Dec. 24, Dec. 31)
(Balance Game, Check-Out, Double Prices, Hi Lo, Pick-a-Number,     (3-7 record)      
Push Over, Range Game x2, Secret "X", Squeeze Play)            
             
Non-cash game played for cash 6   (Oct. 8, Oct. 12 x5)    
(Bonus Game, Bullseye, Check-Out, Cliff Hangers, Hole in One,     (2-4 record)      
Pass the Buck)            
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 7   (Oct. 1, Oct. 11, Nov. 7, Nov. 19, Nov. 21, Dec. 24, Jan. 14)
(Bargain Game x3, Do the Math x2, Switch? x2)     (7-0 record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $7,019,903          
Average winnings per episode $87,749          
Median winnings per episode $82,242          
Pace (190 episodes) $16,672,270          
             
Biggest winners: $105,662   (Hannah Williams - Oct. 9)  
  $102,479   (Rocco Santangelo - Sep. 17)  
  $101,604   (Christopher Kenbeek - Oct. 11)  
             
Median winnings for Showcase winners: $39,722          
             
Biggest Showcase winners: $105,662   (Hannah Williams - Oct. 9) (Biggest since Dec. 23, 2014)
  $101,604   (Christopher Kenbeek - Oct. 11)  
  $85,981   (Michael Tacconi - Nov. 7)  
             
Smallest winners: $520   (Loryn Hill - Sep. 24)    
  $530   (Marycarmen Rodriguez - Dec. 4)  
      (Tottianna Powell - Jan. 10)  
  $531   (Brittney King - Jan. 14)    
             
Smallest Showcase winners: $24,890   (Terry Barnes - Dec. 27)    
  $26,448   (Carolyn Treshler - Dec. 17)  
  $27,287   (Megan Lutz - Jan. 11)    
             
Most won in one episode: $205,879   (Sep. 17)      
  $199,278   (Oct. 9)      
  $189,402   (Oct. 8)      
             
Least won in one episode: $30,809   (Jan. 2)      
  $39,491   (Dec. 27)      
  $39,688   (Oct. 16)