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OPENING
Episodes 124   (Last Updated: April 3)    
             
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 6          
Manuela Arbelaez passed Drew the microphone 17          
Melissa Ordway passed Drew the microphone 8          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 77          
             
Drew's Diner dancers passed Drew the microphone 1   (Oct. 31)      
Courtney Hope passed Drew the microphone 5          
Hunter King passed Drew the microphone 1   (Nov. 18)      
Kiara Barnes passed Drew the microphone 1   (Nov. 5)      
Nischelle Turner passed Drew the microphone 2   (Dec. 2, Jan. 10)    
Rena Sofer passed Drew the microphone 1   (Dec. 18)      
Sheryl Underwood passed Drew the microphone 1   (Nov. 25)      
Tiffany Coyne passed Drew the microphone 2   (Mar. 24, Mar. 25)    
There was no handoff 2   (Nov. 6, Jan. 9)    
ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Eggland's awards offered 7   (Sep. 27, Oct. 7, Oct. 25, Nov. 18, Mar. 5, Mar. 9, Mar. 27)
Ancestry DNA bonuses offered 1   (Dec. 10)      
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 4   (Nov. 27, Mar 2, Mar. 9, Mar. 25)  
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 0          
             
Prizes placed on center stage 101          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 16          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 24          
Prizes placed on the turntable 99          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 74          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 43          
Prizes placed in the Clam 92          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 102          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 74          
Prizes presented in Contestant's Row 73          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 37          
Prizes presented at George's podium 5   (Oct. 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 29, Feb. 4, Mar. 12)
             
Fourth bidder won 291   39.11% (Season 29-47 percentage: 39.91%)
Third bidder won 169   22.72% (Season 29-47 percentage: 21.96%)
Second bidder won 156   20.97% (Season 29-47 percentage: 19.94%)
First bidder won 128   17.20% (Season 29-47 percentage: 18.19%)
             
Bidder at the red podium won 184   24.73% (Seasons 30-47 percentage: 24.49%)
Bidder at the blue podium won 170   22.85% (Seasons 30-47 percentage: 23.90%)
Bidder at the yellow podium won 196   26.34% (Seasons 30-47 percentage: 24.56%)
Bidder at the green podium won 194   26.08% (Seasons 30-47 percentage: 27.05%)
             
First bidder called won 104 ( 14 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 101 ( 18 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 105 ( 15 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 113 ( 23 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 90 ( 13 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 97 ( 9 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 66 ( 18 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 47 ( 4 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 15 ( 4 won the Showcase)   
(Excludes November 27)            
             
Contestants called eighth and ninth both won 2   (Nov. 7, Apr. 3)    
Contestants called seventh, eighth and ninth all won 0          
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 55          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 7   (Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Dec. 12, Jan. 14, Feb. 4, Mar. 9, Mar. 24)
             
$1 bids 124          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 28          
$1 bids in an aired overbid 1   (Nov. 1)      
$1 bids when there was a perfect bid 3   (Oct. 16, Dec. 6, Mar. 11)  
             
Winning $1 bids 23          
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder 5   (Sep. 30 x2, Dec. 12, Feb. 7, Mar. 2)
Winning $1 bids in an aired overbid  0          
             
$2-$99 bids 5   (3 $2 bids, 1 $3 bid, 1 $5 bid)  
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 3   (Sep. 27, Nov. 8, Dec. 2)    
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 1   (Dec. 2)      
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 1   (Dec. 2)      
             
$4,000+ bids 14          
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 354          
Winning $1 up bids 178          
$1 up bids in an aired overbid 3   (Nov. 1, Nov. 12, Mar. 5) (Nov. 1 - won)
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 3   (Dec. 18, Mar. 5, Mar. 9)    
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 29          
Winning $1 up bids 15          
$1 up bids in an aired overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 1   (Oct. 14)      
             
All bidders bid $1 above the previous bidder 1   (Feb. 21)      
             
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 6   (Sep. 23, Sep. 27, Oct. 9, Oct. 15, Feb. 7, Mar. 17)
      (Oct. 9 - wound up being a perfect bid)
             
Bid was $1 above the actual retail price 18   (Oct. 9, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Oct. 30, Nov. 8, Dec. 6, Dec. 17, Dec. 18, Dec. 19, Jan. 14,
      Jan. 29, Feb. 12, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Mar. 9, Mar. 11, Mar. 24)
             
Aired overbids 3   (Nov. 1, Nov. 12, Mar. 5)  
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 31          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 2   (Jan. 30, Feb. 17)    
Perfect bids in an overbid 1   (Mar. 5)      
             
Median one bid value $1,364          
             
Highest bids $12,995   (Oct. 15)      
  $12,994   (Oct. 15)      
  $12,453   (Oct. 17)      
             
Highest bids (Excluding Big Money Week) $6,500   (Feb. 13)      
  $6,000   (Apr. 1)      
  $4,500   (Oct. 30, Nov. 18)    
             
Biggest underbids from the winning contestant $4,484   (Dec. 31) (Biggest since at least Season 41)
  $4,079   (Jan. 24)      
  $3,316   (Oct. 16)      
             
Most expensive prizes $13,645   (Trip to Monte Carlo - Oct. 17)  
  $6,749   (Yamaha Piano - Jan. 24)  
  $5,700   (Rolex Watch - Dec. 31)    
             
Total one bids above $3,000 28          
             
Least expensive prizes $505   (Cuisinart Cofee & Espresso Makers - Feb. 14)
  $508   (Danby Microwave & Mini Refrigerator - Apr. 3)
  $510   (Tablet Computer - Sep. 30)  
      (Nintendo Switch - Oct. 8)  
      (3 FitBit Fitness Trackers - Oct. 9)  
      (Amazon Home Gadgets - Oct. 28)  
             
Highest one bid totals for one episode $22,412   (Oct. 17)      
  $13,569   (Oct. 10)      
  $13,277   (Oct. 16)      
             
Lowest one bid totals for one episode $6,021   (Oct. 7)      
  $6,089   (Nov. 14)      
  $6,141   (Oct. 3)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
First spinner won 74   29.84% (Season 29-47 percentage: 30.11%)
Second spinner won 82   33.06% (Season 29-47 percentage: 33.92%)
Third spinner won 92   37.10% (Season 29-47 percentage: 35.97%)
             
Contestant went over $1.00 205          
First two contestants went over $1.00 8   (Oct. 2, Oct. 3, Oct. 29, Oct. 30, Nov. 5, Nov. 14, Jan. 29, Apr. 3)
             
$1,000 winners 52          
$11,000 winners 5   (Oct. 21, Dec. 30, Jan. 30, Mar. 3, Mar. 23)
$26,000 winners 3   (Dec. 10, Dec. 17, Feb. 27)  
Total winnings $185,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 4   (Dec. 6, Mar. 10, Mar. 13, Mar. 30)  
             
Spun $1.00 in one spin 27          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 29          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 3   (Oct. 17, Dec. 17 x2)    
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin tie 1   (Nov. 25)      
             
2-person spin-offs  26          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 6   (Nov. 27, Dec. 6, Dec. 23, Mar. 3, Mar. 23, Mar. 30)
             
Spin-off ties 3   (Oct. 14, Nov. 25, Dec. 17)  
$1.00 Spin-Off ties 1   (Dec. 17)      
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 1   (Feb. 5)      
             
3 person spin-offs 1   (Jan. 30)      
3 person $1.00 spin-offs 1   (Jan. 30)      
             
Spun a total of 15 cents in two spins 2   (Feb. 6, Mar. 2)    
Spun a total of $1.90 in two spins 1   (Dec. 30)      
             
Went over after spinning 5 cents on the first spin 1   (Mar. 11)      
Went over after spinning 10 cents on the first spin 4   (Nov. 4, Nov. 5, Nov. 7, Dec. 31)  
             
Won spin-off with a score of 10 cents 1   (Jan. 27)      
             
Spins under one revolution 28   (Wound up getting $1.00 on Jan. 28 & Mar. 3)
Puny spins in a bonus spin 2   (Mar. 10, Mar. 23)    
             
Assisted spins 10   (Sep. 30 x2, Nov. 5 x2, Jan. 3 x2, Jan. 16 x2, Mar. 16 x2)
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 0          
SHOWCASE
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 39   31.45% (Season 29-47 percentage: 34.33%)
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 34          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 4          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 1          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 85   68.55% (Season 29-47 percentage: 65.67%)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 50   ( 29 offered a car in the second Showcase)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 24          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 11          
             
             
The top winner won the Showcase 50   40.32%      
Bid on the first Showcase 18          
Bid on the second Showcase 32          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 69   55.65%      
Bid on the first Showcase 49          
Bid on the second Showcase 20          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 62          
The least expensive Showcase was won 54          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 60   48.39% (Season 29-47 percentage: 47.70%)
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 64   51.61% (Season 29-47 percentage: 52.30%)
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 65   52.42%      
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 59   47.58%      
             
One contestant overbid 43          
Double Overbids 5   (Nov. 14, Feb. 4, Feb. 6, Feb. 19, Mar. 13)
Double Showcase Winners 3   (Sep. 23, Jan. 6, Mar. 25)  
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 9   (Sep. 23, Sep. 27, Oct. 10, Oct. 17, Dec. 17, Dec. 24, Mar. 9, Mar. 10, Mar. 11)
             
Showcase ended with a car 162 ( 85 were won)   
Showcase ended with a trip 55 ( 22 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 31 ( 15 were won)  
             
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
Showcases that offered at least three trips 17   (Sep. 23, Sep. 30, Oct. 18, Nov. 6, Nov. 14, Dec. 3, Dec. 11, Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Jan. 28,
      Feb. 5, Feb. 13, Feb. 19, Feb. 25, Mar. 6, Mar. 11, Mar. 30)
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 24          
             
Both Showcases offered a car 46          
Neither Showcase offered a car 7   (Oct. 17, Dec. 11, Dec. 27, Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Mar. 2, Mar. 10)
             
Showcases that offered more than one car 2   (Sep. 27, Feb. 14)    
             
Median Showcase value $29,451          
Median value of Showcases won $29,536          
             
Showcases worth more than $40,000 17          
Showcases worth less than $22,000 10          
             
Most expensive Showcases $59,677   (Nov. 11)      
  $50,488   (Sep. 27)      
  $49,414   (Mar. 23)      
             
Most expensive Showcases won $43,977   (Jan. 22)      
  $42,901   (Nov. 11)      
  $41,336   (Feb. 18)      
             
Least expensive Showcases $20,835   (Jan. 9)      
  $21,372   (Jan. 15)      
  $21,422   (Dec. 5)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $21,684   (Nov. 18)      
  $21,847   (Oct. 18)      
  $21,924   (Oct. 24)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $102,578   (Nov. 11)      
  $85,631   (Jan. 22)      
  $83,280   (Sep. 27)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $46,792   (Dec. 3)      
  $46,993   (Nov. 8)      
  $47,242   (Feb. 19)      
             
Largest difference between Showcase values $21,406   (Oct. 18)      
  $19,041   (Mar. 23)      
  $18,160   (Dec. 5)      
             
Smallest difference between Showcase values $607   (Nov. 7)      
  $935   (Nov. 22)      
  $987   (Oct. 28)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $6   (Mar. 25)      
  $124   (Sep. 23)      
  $233   (Jan. 6)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win their Showcase $429   (Feb. 28) (Lowest since at least Season 38)
  $1,928   (Dec. 12)      
  $2,054   (Oct. 29)      
             
Bids furthest from the actual retail price $24,914   (Mar. 23)      
  $16,583   (Dec. 24)      
  $16,274   (Oct. 30)      
             
Biggest miss from a contestant that won the Showcase $13,255   (Feb. 14)      
  $12,901   (Nov. 11)      
  $12,875   (Dec. 16)      
             
Median Showcase difference (excluding overbids) $4,616          
             
Smallest overbids $4   (Nov. 14)      
  $26   (Feb. 19)      
  $49   (Dec. 23)      
             
Largest overbids $12,604   (Feb. 13)      
  $12,117   (Mar. 17)      
  $8,303   (Jan. 10)      
             
Median overbid value $1,681          
             
Smallest margins of victory $78   (Nov. 18)      
  $162   (Feb. 28)      
  $177   (Jan. 22)      
             
Largest margins of victory $16,041   (Mar. 23)      
  $16,028   (Dec. 24)      
  $13,406   (Oct. 18)      
OVERALL
Both car games were won 5   (Sep. 30, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Dec. 19, Feb. 13)
      (Excludes Oct. 10 & Feb. 17-21)  
             
Contestants that won more than one car 13   (Oct. 1, Oct. 29, Dec. 12, Dec. 24, Jan. 6, Jan. 17, Jan. 22, Jan. 28, Feb. 14, Feb. 17,
      Feb. 20, Mar. 6, Mar. 25)  
             
Episodes where more than two cars were won 8   (Oct. 10, Oct. 11, Dec. 19, Dec. 24, Jan. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 17, Mar. 25)
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 5   (Oct. 3, Dec. 2, Dec. 27, Jan. 15, Jan. 20)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 8   (Oct. 1, Oct. 4, Oct. 10, Oct. 22, Dec. 26,  Jan. 31, Mar. 11, Mar. 17)
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 1   (Oct. 4)      
4/6 Pricing Games won 20          
3/6 Pricing Games won 47          
2/6 Pricing Games won 42          
1/6 Pricing Games won 14          
0/6 Pricing Games won 0          
             
All games were at least partially won 1   (Jan. 20)      
Winless Shows  0          
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 1   (Nov. 4)      
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 1   (Feb. 14)      
             
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 6   (Sep. 27, Oct. 8, Oct. 23, Nov. 12, Jan. 3, Feb. 28)
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game 0          
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product games were 12   (Oct. 18, Oct. 31, Nov. 8, Nov. 22, Dec. 18, Dec. 20, Dec. 30, Dec. 31, Jan. 14, Feb. 18,
played in the same half     Feb. 27, Mar. 25)    
      (Excludes Feb. 14)    
             
Episodes with more than two car games 6   (Oct. 10, Feb. 17-21)    
Episodes with only one car game 1   (Feb. 14)      
             
Episodes with more than one cash game 1   (Feb. 14)      
             
Episodes where more than one Pricing Game was played for a trip 25          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 1   (Feb. 17)      
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 2   (Oct. 9, Jan. 24)    
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 0          
             
Non-car games played for a car 16   (Oct. 1, Oct. 10 x2, Oct. 15, Oct. 31, Dec. 2, Dec. 20, Dec. 31, Jan. 22, Feb. 12, Feb. 17 x5,
(Balance Game x2, Check-Out, Cliff Hangers x2, Grocery Game, 1/2 Off,     Feb. 21)      
Hi Lo x2, 1 Right Price, Pick-a-Number, Punch a Bunch, Push Over,      (6-10 record)      
Range Game, Squeeze Play x2)            
             
Non-cash game played for cash 3   (Oct. 17, Oct. 18, Dec. 31)  
(Clock Game, Let 'em Roll x2)     (3-0 record)      
             
Pricing Games played for two cars 2   (Feb. 14, Feb. 17)    
(Any Number, 1 Right Price)     (0-2 record)      
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 17   (Oct. 1, Oct. 14, Oct. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 11, Nov. 27, Dec. 10, Jan. 6, Jan. 16, Jan. 23,
(Bargain Game x2, Do the Math x9, Double Cross, 1 Right Price x2,      Jan. 31, Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 24, Mar. 9, Mar. 25, Apr. 2)
Switch? x3)     (15-2 record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $10,001,999   (Excludes the value of bonus prizes awarded on September 27 and December 6)
Average winnings per episode $80,661          
Median winnings per episode $75,081          
Pace (190 episodes) $15,325,644          
             
Episodes with more than $100,000 in winnings 21          
Episodes with less than $50,000 in winnings 13          
             
Biggest winners: $262,743   (Michael Stouber - Oct. 14)  
  $134,234   (Michael Knapp Jr - Dec. 31)  
  $113,645   (Paula Radford-Bowen - Oct. 17)  
             
Median winnings for Showcase winners: $35,836          
             
Biggest Showcase winners: $262,743   (Michael Stouber - Oct. 14)  
  $134,234   (Michael Knapp Jr - Dec. 31)  
  $109,568   (Monique Barnes - Feb. 20)  
             
Smallest winners: $510   (Kevin Libeg - Oct. 9)    
  $511   (Carissa Whealton & Mario Kearse - Feb. 14)
  $517   (Kathleen Bowes - Dec. 2)  
      (Morgan Chacon - Apr. 3)  
             
Smallest Showcase winners: $22,474   (Sandra Watt - Nov. 18)    
  $22,969   (Carianna Keniston - Oct. 24)  
  $23,301   (Shelby Thiem - Oct. 31)  
             
Most won in one episode: $301,355   (Oct. 14)      
  $202,152   (Oct. 17)      
  $187,825   (Oct. 18)      
             
Least won in one episode: $32,376   (Feb. 4)      
  $35,773   (Nov. 14)      
  $38,147   (Feb. 6)