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OPENING
Episodes 53   (Last Updated: November 24)  
             
Drew wore an open collar 8          
             
Alexis Gaube passed Drew the microphone 9          
Amber Lancaster passed Drew the microphone 11          
Manuela ArbelŠez passed Drew the microphone 6          
Rachel Reynolds passed Drew the microphone 27          
ITEM UP FOR BIDS
Eggland's awards offered 6   (Sep. 24 / Oct. 1 / Oct. 4 / Oct. 15 / Oct. 25 / Nov. 18)
             
TPiR Train brought out the prize 5   (Sep. 14 / Sep. 21 / Oct. 13 / Oct. 15 / Nov. 23)
TPiR Tugboat brought out the prize 2   (Sep. 29 / Nov. 1)    
             
Prizes placed on center stage 43          
Prizes rolled out on stage 11          
Prizes placed behind the Big Doors 7          
Prizes placed on the turntable 31          
Prizes lowered from the rafters in the Basket 36          
Prizes lowered from the rafters in front of the Big Doors 2          
Prizes placed behind the Giant Price Tag 44          
Prizes placed in the Clam 40          
Prizes placed behind the Reveal 42          
Prizes placed behind the $ tag 43          
Prizes presented in front of Contestant's Row 6          
Prizes presented at George's podium 6          
             
Fourth bidder won 133   41.82% (Season 29-49 percentage: 39.90%)
Third bidder won 67   21.07% (Season 29-49 percentage: 22.06%)
Second bidder won 55   17.30% (Season 29-49 percentage: 19.93%)
First bidder won 63   19.81% (Season 29-49 percentage: 18.12%)
             
Bidder at the red podium won 79   24.84% (Seasons 30-49 percentage: 24.46%)
Bidder at the blue podium won 81   25.47% (Seasons 30-49 percentage: 23.85%)
Bidder at the yellow podium won 74   23.27% (Seasons 30-49 percentage: 24.63%)
Bidder at the green podium won 84   26.42% (Seasons 30-49 percentage: 27.05%)
             
First bidder called won 44 ( 7 won the Showcase)  
Second bidder called won 48 ( 7 won the Showcase)  
Third bidder called won 45 ( 6 won the Showcase)  
Fourth bidder called won 50 ( 6 won the Showcase)  
Fifth bidder called won 34 ( 9 won the Showcase)  
Sixth bidder called won 41 ( 9 won the Showcase)  
Seventh bidder called won 30 ( 5 won the Showcase)  
Eighth bidder called won 16 ( 2 won the Showcase)  
Ninth bidder called won 10 ( 0 won the Showcase)  
             
Contestants called eighth and ninth both won 1   (Nov. 18)      
Contestants called seventh, eighth and ninth all won 0          
             
One out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 25          
Two out of the first four contestants failed to win a one bid 0          
             
$1 bids 68   (4 on Nov. 2)      
$1 bids that were not from the last bidder 9          
$1 bids in an aired overbid 0          
$1 bids when there was a perfect bid 2   (Sep. 13 / Sep. 30)    
             
Winning $1 bids 21          
Winning $1 bids that were not from the last bidder 0          
Winning $1 bids in an aired overbid 0          
             
$2-$99 bids 5   ($2 bid - Oct. 1, Oct. 27, Oct. 29 & Nov. 22) / ($3 bid - Oct. 27)
$2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 3   (Oct. 1 / Oct. 29 / Nov. 22)  
             
Winning $2-$99 bids 1   (Nov. 22)      
Winning $2-$99 bids that were after a previous $1 bid 1   (Nov. 22)      
             
$4,000+ bids 9          
             
Bid $1 above a previous bidder 151          
Winning $1 up bids 70   46.36% (Season 41-49 percentage: 48.04%)
Two separate $1 up bids in the same round 5          
Occurred 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 11          
Winning $1 up bids 5   45.45% (Season 41-49 percentage: 64.45%)
Occurred in an aired overbid 0          
Bid $1 above a perfect bidder 1   (Nov. 8)      
             
All bidders bid $1 above the previous bidder 0          
             
Bid $1 under a previous bidder 3   (Oct. 6 / Oct. 20 / Nov. 11)  
             
Bid was $1 over the actual retail price 5   (Oct. 13 / Oct. 14 / Oct. 26 / Nov. 8 / Nov. 11)
             
Aired overbids 0          
             
Perfect bids 11          
2 perfect bids in the same episode 2   (Sep. 13 / Nov. 4)    
Perfect bids in an overbid 0          
             
Median one bid value $1,397          
             
Highest bids $8,000   (Sep. 14)      
  $5,500   (Nov. 24)      
  $4,600   (Oct. 19)      
             
Biggest underbids from the winning contestant $3,090   (Sep. 13)      
  $2,749   (Nov. 16)      
  $2,713   (Sep. 16)      
             
Most expensive prizes $6,190   (Ross-Simons Diamond Jewelry - Sep. 13)
  $5,149   (Trip to to Grand Canyon - Nov. 16)
  $5,057   (Trip to Las Vegas - Nov. 24)  
             
Total one bids above $3,000 25          
             
Least expensive prizes $508   (Yale Home Security Gadgets - Sep. 15 / Oct. 5)
  $510   (4 pairs of C7 Roller Skates - Oct. 29)
  $529   (Dartboard Cabinet - Oct. 21)  
             
Highest one bid totals for one episode $16,605   (Nov. 11)      
  $14,796   (Sep. 16)      
  $13,582   (Sep. 14)      
             
Lowest one bid totals for one episode $6,647   (Sep. 15)      
  $6,669   (Sep. 24)      
  $6,784   (Nov. 5)      
SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
First spinner won 36   33.96% (Season 29-49 percentage: 29.97%)
Second spinner won 32   30.19% (Season 29-49 percentage: 34.14%)
Third spinner won 38   35.85% (Season 29-49 percentage: 35.89%)
             
Contestant went over $1.00 94          
First two contestants went over $1.00 5   (Oct. 6 / Oct. 12 / Oct. 29 / Nov. 4 / Nov. 24)
             
$1,000 winners 8          
$11,000 winners 2   (Oct. 15 / Nov. 17)    
$26,000 winners 2   (Sep. 29 / Nov. 1)    
Total winnings $82,000    
             
At least one $1,000+ winner in each Showcase Showdown 1   (Sep. 20)      
             
Spun $1.00 in one spin 9          
Spun $1.00 in two spins 2          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off spin 0          
Spun $1.00 in a spin-off tie 1   (Oct. 27)      
             
2-person spin-offs 9          
2-person $1.00 spin-offs 0          
             
Spin-off ties 2   (Sep. 27 / Oct. 27)    
             
Spin-offs in both Showcase Showdowns 1   (Sep. 27)      
             
3-person spin-offs 1   (Nov. 5)      
             
Lowest two-spin score 20   (Nov. 5)      
Highest two-spin score 175   (Oct. 27)      
             
Lowest tied score 65   (Oct. 27)      
             
Went over after spinning 5 cents on the first spin 0          
Went over after spinning 10 cents on the first spin 1   (Oct. 18)      
             
Lowest winning score for the first spinner 60   (Nov. 5)      
Lowest winning score for the second spinner 60   (Sep. 28 / Oct. 22)    
Lowest winning score for the third spinner 40   (Oct. 15)      
             
Lowest winning spin-off score 40   (Nov. 19)      
Lowest winning 3-person spin-off score 35   (Nov. 5)      
             
Showdown only had three total spins 0          
             
Spins under one revolution 24   (2 by the same contestant on Sep. 20 / Sep. 24 / Oct. 13)
      (Subsequently spun $1.00 on Nov. 1 & Nov. 17)
Puny spins in a bonus spin 3   (Sep. 24 / Oct. 27 / Nov. 15)  
Puny spins in a spin-off spin 0          
             
Assisted spins 3   (1 in a spin-off on Sep. 15)  
Spun $1.00 in an assisted spin 0          
Won the Showcase Showdown 0          
SHOWCASE
Top winner bid on the first Showcase 19   35.85% (Season 29-49 percentage: 34.37%)
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a car 15          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a trip 2          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a boat 2          
Bid on a Showcase that ended with a motorcycle 0          
             
Top winner passed the first Showcase 34   64.15% (Season 29-49 percentage: 65.63%)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a car 12   ( 5 offered a car in the second Showcase)
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trip 11        
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a boat 7          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a motocycle 4          
Passed on a Showcase that ended with a trailer 0          
             
The top winner won the Showcase 22   41.51% (Season 29-49 percentage: 42.82%)
Bid on the first Showcase 8          
Bid on the second Showcase 14          
             
The runner up won the Showcase 29   54.72% (Season 29-49 percentage: 50.20%)
Bid on the first Showcase 19          
Bid on the second Showcase 10          
             
The most expensive Showcase was won 22          
The least expensive Showcase was won 28          
(Excludes Double Showcase wins)            
             
Showcase #1 was the most expensive 27   50.94% (Season 29-49 percentage: 47.65%)
Showcase #2 was the most expensive 26   49.06% (Season 29-49 percentage: 52.35%)
             
The top winner bid on the most expensive Showcase 33   62.26% (Season 44-49 percentage: 56.70%)
The top winner bid on the least expensive Showcase 20   37.74% (Season 44-49 percentage: 43.30%)
             
One contestant overbid 21          
Double Overbids 2   (Oct. 7 / Nov. 11)    
Double Showcase Winners 1   (Oct. 15)      
             
Showcase winner was not the biggest winner of the episode 3   (Sep. 13 / Sep. 15 / Oct. 29)  
           
Showcase ended with a car 61 ( 29 were won)  
Showcase ended with a trip 22 ( 12 were won)  
Showcase ended with a boat 15 ( 6 were won)  
Showcase ended with a motorcycle 7 ( 5 were won) (Nov. 16 was actually three recreational vehicles)
Showcase ended with a tailer 1 ( 0 were won)  
Showcase ended with jet skis 0 ( 0 were won)  
             
Neither Showcase offered a trip 0          
Showcases that offered three trips 6   (Sep. 16 / Sep. 29 / Oct. 8 / Oct. 28 / Nov. 9 / Nov. 18)
             
Showcases that offered less than three prizes 1   (Oct. 11)      
             
Both Showcases offered a car 11          
Neither Showcase offered a car 3   (Oct. 18 / Oct. 22 / Nov. 12)  
             
Showcases that offered more than one car 0          
             
Median Showcase value $32,384          
Median value of Showcases won $32,049          
             
Showcases worth more than $40,000 15          
Showcases worth less than $22,000 1          
             
Most expensive Showcases $54,278   (Sep. 13)      
  $50,431   (Nov. 15)      
  $49,644   (Sep. 17)      
             
Most expensive Showcases won $49,644   (Sep. 17)      
  $41,804   (Sep. 23)      
  $41,394   (Oct. 6)      
             
Least expensive Showcases $21,423   (Sep. 22)      
  $22,314   (Oct. 7)      
  $22,326   (Sep. 15)      
             
Least expensive Showcases won $23,741   (Oct. 28)      
  $24,281   (Sep. 20)      
  $24,362   (Oct. 18)      
             
Most expensive Showcases (combined) $91,228   (Sep. 13)      
  $85,924   (Nov. 2)      
  $84,738   (Oct. 27)      
             
Least expensive Showcases (combined) $46,832   (Sep. 22)      
  $47,570   (Oct. 7)      
  $48,469   (Oct. 28)      
             
Largest difference between Showcase values $25,696   (Nov. 15)      
  $25,270   (Sep. 17)      
  $19,003   (Oct. 22)      
             
Smallest difference between Showcase values $987   (Oct. 28)      
  $1,010   (Oct. 5)      
  $1,419   (Oct. 20)      
             
Bids closest to the actual retail price $123   (Oct. 15)      
  $303   (Oct. 26)      
  $450   (Sep. 13)      
             
Closest to a Double Showcase win $303   (Oct. 26)      
             
Closest bids for a contestant that did not win their Showcase $1,793   (Oct. 19)      
  $3,182   (Nov. 4)      
  $3,666   (Nov. 12)      
             
Bids furthest from the actual retail price $21,661   (Sep. 13)      
  $19,171   (Sep. 30)      
  $18,475   (Nov. 2)      
             
Biggest miss from a contestant that won the Showcase $17,955   (Sep. 21 - other contestant overbid)
  $16,430   (Sep. 23 - other contestant overbid)
  $14,744   (Sep. 17 - other contestant overbid)
             
Median Showcase difference (excluding overbids) $5,477          
             
Smallest overbids $151   (Oct. 18)      
  $686   (Oct. 7)      
  $903   (Nov. 24)      
             
Largest overbids $11,622   (Sep. 14)      
  $9,508   (Nov. 11)      
  $8,095   (Oct. 1)      
             
Median overbid amount $2,281          
             
Average value of Showcases that were overbid $28,357          
             
Smallest margins of victory $387   (Oct. 29)      
  $433   (Nov. 5)      
  $1,101   (Oct. 19)      
             
Largest margins of victory $21,211   (Sep. 13)      
  $14,721   (Oct. 15)      
  $11,576   (Nov. 15)      
OVERALL
Both car games were won 7   (Sep. 21 / Sep. 28 / Oct. 7 / Oct. 19 / Nov. 11 / Nov. 12 / Nov. 17)
             
Contestants that won more than one car 5   (Sep. 21 / Sep. 23 / Oct. 19 / Nov. 9 / Nov. 17)
             
Episodes where 3+ cars were won 4   (Sep. 21 / Sep. 28 / Oct. 19 / Nov. 17)
Episodes where no cars were won 14          
             
All three Pricing Games played in the first half were won 4   (Sep. 21 / Oct. 13 / Oct. 19 / Nov. 11)
All three Pricing Games played in the second half were won 6   (Sep. 14 / Sep. 17 / Sep. 27 / Nov. 1 / Nov. 5 / Nov. 17)
             
6/6 Pricing Games won 0          
5/6 Pricing Games won 4   (Sep. 21 / Sep. 27 / Oct. 19 / Nov. 17)
4/6 Pricing Games won 8          
3/6 Pricing Games won 18          
2/6 Pricing Games won 19          
1/6 Pricing Games won 3          
0/6 Pricing Games won 1   (Nov. 3)      
             
All games were at least partially won 1   (Oct. 19)      
Winless Shows 0          
             
Only one Pricing Game was won or partially won 3   (Push Over - Oct. 5 / Magic # - Oct. 8 / Plinko - Nov. 3)
Only one Pricing Game was lost or partially won 4   (Make Your Move - Sep. 21 / Temptation - Sep. 27 / Plinko - Oct. 19 / Half Off - Nov. 17)
             
Episodes with no grocery product Pricing Games 1   (Nov. 2)      
Episodes with no small prize Pricing Games 0          
             
Episodes with more than one small prize Pricing Game 1   (Sep. 14)      
Episodes with more than one grocery product Pricing Game 1   (Sep. 17)      
             
Episodes where the small prize and the grocery product games were 1   (Oct. 1)      
played in the same half     (Excludes Sep. 14 & Sep. 17)  
             
Episodes with more than two car games 1   (Oct. 29)      
             
Episodes with more than one cash game 2   (Sep. 14 / Sep. 17)    
             
Episodes where more than one Pricing Game was played for a trip 23          
Episodes where no Pricing Games were played for a trip 1   (Oct. 29)      
             
Episodes with no 1-prize games 1   (Oct. 13)      
Episodes with more than two 1-prize games 0          
             
Non-car games played for a car 9   (Sep. 14 / Sep. 16 / Sep. 17 / Oct. 8 / Oct. 25 / Oct. 29 / Nov. 3 / Nov. 9 / Nov. 11)
(Back to '72, Balance Game, Cliff Hangers, Double Prices, Grocery Game,     (4-5 Record)      
Hi Lo, Pick-a-Number, Range Game, Secret "X")            
             
Pricing Games played for a restored vehicle 1   (Oct. 29)      
(Grocery Game)     (0-1 Record)      
             
Non-cash game played for cash 2   (Sep. 14 / Oct. 29)    
(Back to '72 x2)     (2-0 Record)      
           
Pricing Games played for multiple trips 9   (Sep. 14 / Sep. 15 / Sep. 22 / Oct. 6 / Oct. 15 / Oct. 18 / Nov. 1 / Nov. 23 / Nov. 24)
(Bargain Game x4, Double Cross, One Wrong Price, Switch? x3)     (9-0 Record)      
             
Approximate total winnings $4,694,343          
Average winnings per episode $88,573          
Median winnings per episode $77,188          
Pace (190 episodes) $16,828,777          
             
Episodes with more than $100,000 in winnings 13          
Episodes with less than $50,000 in winnings 2          
             
Biggest winners: $132,334   (Stephen Brennan - Sep. 15)  
  $106,190   (Robert Strupczewski - Sep. 13)  
  $87,986   (Anthony Parnther - Sep. 17)  
             
Biggest Showcase winners: $87,986   (Anthony Parnther - Sep. 17)  
  $84,726   (Ralph Valencia - Oct. 15)  
  $71,951   (Margaret Diaz - Sep. 29)  
             
Smallest winners: $540   (Danen Butler - Oct. 13)    
  $555   (Laura Romano - Oct. 22)  
  $595   (Tara Delgado - Nov. 16)  
             
Smallest Showcase winners: $24,640   (Paige Williams - Oct. 28)  
  $25,688   (Lauren Willmot - Nov. 10)  
  $26,118   (Kellie Dreyfuss - Sep. 22)  
             
Median winnings for Showcase winners: $39,036          
             
Most won in one episode: $231,593   (Sep. 13)      
  $190,963   (Sep. 15)      
  $172,996   (Sep. 14)      
             
Least won in one episode: $47,226   (Oct. 28)      
  $49,043   (Oct. 14)      
  $50,875   (Sep. 20)