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ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Eggland's awards offered 2   (Nov. 16, Nov. 23)    
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 3   (Nov. 30, Dec. 23, Jan. 8)  
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 0          
             
Prizes placed on center stage 35          
Prizes presented in front of the Big Doors 7          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 1   (Dec. 14 - trampoline)    
Prizes placed on the turntable 34          
Prizes lowered from the rafters 0          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 24          
Prizes placed in the Clam 33          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 30          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 28          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 23          
Prizes presented at George's podium 4          
             
Fourth bidder won 92   41.44% (Season 29-48 percentage: 39.89%)
Third bidder won 55   24.77% (Season 29-48 percentage: 22.01%)
Second bidder won 43   19.37% (Season 29-48 percentage: 19.96%)
First bidder won 32   14.41% (Season 29-48 percentage: 18.15%)
             
Bidder at the red podium won 51   22.97% (Seasons 30-48 percentage: 24.49%)
Bidder at the blue podium won 54   24.32% (Seasons 30-48 percentage: 23.90%)
Bidder at the yellow podium won 57   25.68% (Seasons 30-48 percentage: 24.56%)
Bidder at the green podium won 60   27.03% (Seasons 30-48 percentage: 27.05%)
             
First bidder called won 29 ( 2 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 32 ( 4 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 33 ( 6 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 32 ( 4 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 28 ( 7 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 22 ( 4 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 21 ( 3 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 20 ( 2 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 5 ( 1 won the Showcase)   
             
Contestants called eighth and ninth both won 2   (Dec. 17, Dec. 22)    
Contestants called seventh, eighth and ninth all won 1   (Dec. 17)      
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 18          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 2   (Nov. 18, Jan. 15)    
             
$1 bids 36          
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 11   (2 in overbid - Dec. 1 & Jan. 14)  
$1 bids in an aired overbid 2   (Dec. 1, Jan. 14)    
$1 bids when there was a perfect bid 1   (Dec. 1)      
             
Winning $1 bids 11   (3 on Dec. 9)      
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder 2   (Nov. 16, Dec. 1)    
Winning $1 bids in an aired overbid  0          
             
$2-$99 bids 3   ($2 bid - Dec. 7 / $10 bid - Jan. 14 ) / $80 bid - Dec. 21)
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 2   (Dec. 7, Jan. 14)    
$2-$99 bids in an overbid 1   (Jan. 14)      
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 0          
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 0          
             
$4,000+ bids 3          
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 101          
Winning $1 up bids 46   45.54% (Season 41-48 percentage: 48.02%)
$1 up bids in an aired overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 0          
             
Bid $1 above a bidder that had also bid $1 above a previous bidder 9          
Winning $1 up bids 5   55.56% (Season 41-48 percentage: 64.72%)
$1 up bids in an aired overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 0          
             
All bidders bid $1 above the previous bidder 0          
             
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 4   (Nov. 16 x2, Nov. 20, Jan. 8)  
             
Bid was $1 above the actual retail price 2   (Nov. 18, Dec. 22)    
             
Aired overbids 4   (Nov. 23, Dec. 1, Dec. 10, Jan. 14)  
Aired double overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 6          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 0          
Perfect bids in an overbid 0          
             
Median one bid value $1,351          
             
Highest bids $4,100   (Nov. 17)      
  $4,001   (Jan. 13)      
  $4,000   (Jan. 13)      
             
Biggest underbids from the winning contestant $2,039   (Dec. 23 - due a $1 bid)    
  $1,984   (Dec. 1)      
  $1,899   (Nov. 17 - due to a $1 bid)  
             
Most expensive prizes $3,384   (Kymco Like 150i Motor Scooter - Dec. 1)
  $3,374   (Trip to Santa Cruz - Nov. 30)  
  $3,280   (Trip to Mendocino - Dec. 24)  
             
Total one bids above $3,000 6          
             
Least expensive prizes $516   (Tablet Computer - Dec. 18)  
  $520   (4 JBL Speakers - Dec. 10)  
  $522   (2 Fire Sense Patio Heaters - Nov. 24 / Jan. 14)
             
Highest one bid totals for one episode $10,750   (Dec. 1)      
  $10,683   (Dec. 3)      
  $10,534   (Nov. 17)      
             
Lowest one bid totals for one episode $6,907   (Nov. 16)      
  $6,920   (Dec. 2)      
  $6,956   (Dec. 9)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
First spinner won 23   31.08% (Season 29-48 percentage: 30.04%)
Second spinner won 28   37.84% (Season 29-48 percentage: 33.93%)
Third spinner won 23   31.08% (Season 29-48 percentage: 36.03%)
             
Contestant went over $1.00 72          
First two contestants went over $1.00 3   (Dec. 9, Dec. 14, Dec. 16)  
             
$1,000 winners 19          
$11,000 winners 1   (Jan. 4)      
$26,000 winners 1   (Jan. 5)      
Total winnings $56,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 2   (Nov. 18 / Jan. 5)    
             
Spun $1.00 in one spin 6          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 15          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 0          
             
2-person spin-offs  10          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 1   (Dec. 17)      
             
Spin-off ties 0          
$1.00 Spin-Off ties 0          
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 0          
             
3 person spin-offs 0          
             
Lowest two-spin score 20   (Dec. 7 / Dec. 18 / Jan, 15)  
Highest two-spin score 175   (Dec. 16)      
             
Lowest tied score 65   (Dec. 2 / Dec. 15)    
             
Went over after spinning 5 cents on the first spin 0          
Went over after spinning 10 cents on the first spin 1   (Dec. 9)      
             
Lowest winning score for the first spinner 65   (Nov. 19)      
Lowest winning score for the second spinner 55   (Dec. 7)      
Lowest winning score for the third spinner 35   (Nov. 24)      
             
Lowest winning spin-off score 30   (Jan. 15)      
             
Spins under one revolution 12   (Subsequently spun $1.00 on Nov. 18)
Puny spins in a bonus spin 0          
             
Assisted spins 4   (Nov. 18 x2, Dec. 17 x2)    
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 0          
SHOWCASE
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 14   37.84% (Season 29-48 percentage: 34.22%)
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 13          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 0          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 1          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 23   62.16% (Season 29-48 percentage: 65.78%)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 18   ( 14 offered a car in the second Showcase)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 1          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 3          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trailer 1          
             
The top winner won the Showcase 13   35.14%      
Bid on the first Showcase 6          
Bid on the second Showcase 7          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 20   54.05%      
Bid on the first Showcase 14          
Bid on the second Showcase 6          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 15          
The least expensive Showcase was won 17          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 22   59.46% (Season 29-48 percentage: 47.50%)
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 15   40.54% (Season 29-48 percentage: 52.50%)
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 17   45.95%      
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 20   54.05%      
             
One contestant overbid 13          
Double Overbids 4   (Nov. 16, Dec. 15, Dec. 17, Dec. 24)  
Double Showcase Winners 1   (Nov. 25)      
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 1   (Dec. 22)      
             
Showcase ended with a car 56 ( 25 were won)   
Showcase ended with a trip 6 ( 3 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 9 ( 4 were won)  
Showcase ended with a motorcycle  1 ( 0 were won) (Nov. 20)  
Showcase ended with a tailer 1 ( 1 was won) (Dec. 2)  
Showcase ended with jet skis 1 ( 1 was won) (Jan. 6)  
             
Neither Showcase offered a trip 1   (Dec. 24)      
Showcases that offered at least two trips 3   (Dec. 1, Dec. 11, Jan. 12)    
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 8          
             
Both Showcases offered a car 21          
Neither Showcase offered a car 2   (Nov. 20, Dec. 2)    
             
Showcases that offered more than one car 0          
             
Median Showcase value $28,873          
Median value of Showcases won $28,752          
             
Showcases worth more than $40,000 2          
Showcases worth less than $22,000 2          
             
Most expensive Showcases $43,643   (Dec. 16)      
  $43,290   (Dec. 3)      
  $39,968   (Jan. 8)      
             
Most expensive Showcases won $39,968   (Jan. 8)      
  $37,604   (Dec. 8)      
  $35,522   (Jan. 12)      
             
Least expensive Showcases $21,747   (Jan. 15)      
  $21,984   (Dec. 24)      
  $22,309   (Dec. 22)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $22,309   (Dec. 22)      
  $22,334   (Nov. 18)      
  $22,547   (Dec. 10)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $71,552   (Dec. 1)      
  $71,318   (Jan. 8)      
  $70,427   (Jan. 4)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $46,991   (Dec. 17)      
  $49,161   (Dec. 9)      
  $49,379   (Dec. 24)      
             
Largest difference between Showcase values $19,460   (Dec. 3)      
  $18,261   (Dec. 16)      
  $16,282   (Dec. 10)      
             
Smallest difference between Showcase values $1,067   (Nov. 20)      
  $1,663   (Dec. 17)      
  $1,977   (Dec. 4)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $105   (Nov. 25)      
  $309   (Dec. 22)      
  $330   (Dec. 3)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win their Showcase $2,579   (Nov. 19)      
  $3,601   (Dec. 18)      
  $3,667   (Jan. 7)      
             
Bids furthest from the actual retail price $19,365   (Dec. 16)      
  $14,629   (Dec. 10)      
  $13,494   (Jan. 6)      
             
Biggest miss from a contestant that won the Showcase $13,494   (Jan. 6 - other contestant overbid)  
  $9,772   (Jan. 12 - other contestant overbid)
  $9,047   (Jan. 15 - other contestant overbid)
             
Median Showcase difference (excluding overbids) $4,339          
             
Smallest overbids $210   (Dec. 3)      
  $578   (Nov. 16)      
  $908   (Dec. 9)      
             
Largest overbids $11,393   (Dec. 15)      
  $4,820   (Nov. 20)      
  $4,605   (Dec. 24)      
             
Median overbid value $2,378          
             
Average value of Showcases that were overbid $26,955          
             
Smallest margins of victory $304   (Jan. 7)      
  $711   (Nov. 19)      
  $1,565   (Nov. 24)      
             
Largest margins of victory $14,082   (Dec. 10)      
  $12,483   (Dec. 16)      
  $7,950   (Dec. 11)      
OVERALL
Both car games were won 5   (Nov. 16 / Nov. 18 / Dec. 10 / Dec. 14 / Jan. 14)
             
Contestants that won more than one car 2   (Nov. 25 / Dec. 23)    
             
Episodes where 3+ cars were won 2   (Nov. 18 / Jan. 14)    
Episodes where no cars were won 5   (Nov. 23 / Dec. 17 / Dec. 22 / Jan. 6 / Jan. 15)
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 4   (Nov. 16 / Nov. 24 / Dec. 3 / Dec. 24)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 1   (Jan. 14)      
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 0          
4/6 Pricing Games won 9          
3/6 Pricing Games won 13          
2/6 Pricing Games won 12          
1/6 Pricing Games won 2          
0/6 Pricing Games won 1   (Nov. 23)      
             
All games were at least partially won 1   (Dec. 10)      
Winless Shows  0   (Dec. 16)      
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 0          
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 0          
             
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 2   (Dec. 4 / Dec. 17)    
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game            
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product games were 2   (Nov. 25 / Dec. 23)    
played in the same half            
             
Episodes with more than two car games 0          
Episodes with no car games 0          
             
Episodes with more than one cash game 0          
             
Episodes where more than one Pricing Game was played for a trip 7   (Nov. 20 / Nov. 24 / Dec. 8 / Dec. 16 / Dec. 24 / Jan. 6 / Jan. 14)
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 0          
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 1   (Dec. 10)      
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 0          
             
Non-car games played for a car 3   (Dec. 11 / Dec. 23 / Jan. 11)  
(Hi Lo, One Wrong Price, Secret "X")     (0-3 Record)      
             
Non-cash game played for cash 0          
             
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 8   (Nov. 19 / Dec. 4 / Dec. 7 / Dec. 11 / Dec. 14 / Dec. 21 / Jan. 8 / Jan. 15)
(Bargain Game x2, Do the Math, Double Cross, 1 Right Price x3, Switch?)     (8-0 Record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $2,779,636   + 1 Spelling Bee "A"    
Average winnings per episode $75,125          
Median winnings per episode $76,539          
Pace (149 episodes) $11,193,669          
             
Episodes with more than $100,000 in winnings 4          
Episodes with less than $50,000 in winnings 4          
             
Biggest winners: $100,878   (Roberto Derosa - Dec. 22)  
  $86,017   (Anne Merovich - Dec. 24)  
  $66,928   (Heather Daughtry - Nov. 25)  
             
Biggest Showcase winners: $66,928   (Heather Daughtry - Nov. 25)  
  $53,392   (Gricel Caarineira - Jan. 5)  
  $49,786  
(Sondra Heslep - Jan. 8)
 
             
Smallest winners: $522   (James Ramirez - Nov. 24)  
  $540   (Evan Lee - Jan. 8)    
  $550   (Scott Miller - Dec. 8)    
             
Smallest Showcase winners: $24,508   (Darquan Peoples - Dec. 22)  
  $27,881   (Miranda Cover  - Nov. 23)  
  $27,882   (Elvia Teck - Dec. 16)    
             
Median winnings for Showcase winners: $35,195          
             
Most won in one episode: $138,854   (Dec. 22)      
  $107,052   (Dec. 24)      
  $102,063   (Dec. 10)      
             
Least won in one episode: $33,944   (Dec. 17)      
  $35,723   (Nov. 23)      
  $37,169   (Dec. 15)