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Episode #6431K (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
Aired – 9/23/2013; Taped – 6/25/2013
Models: Danielle Demski, Rachel Reynolds
Microphone Handoff: Rachel
First Four Contestant Seating: Right to Left

First IUFB: iPod and New Laptop (Apple: 16GB iPod Nano + 13in Macbook Air with 148GB flash storage, 4GB RAM, noise canceling headphones); ARP: $1,648 (Danielle)

BARBARA VERA DYLAN KATHERINE
1800 1300 1850 1301

The winner is...
KATHERINE


Katherine is playing Money Game for a 2013 Chrysler 200 LX (2.4L engine, AT, traction control, paint/fabric) (Rachel).

MONEY GAME

    57 42 93
    19 61 20
    72 21 86
    F 5 R

Katherine picks [21] - [$$]

21   57 42 93
    19 61 20
    72   86
    F 5 R

Katherine picks [19] - [$$]

21   57 42 93
19     61 20
    72   86
    F 5 R

Katherine picks [20] - [F]

21   57 42 93
19     61  
    72   86
    20 5 R

Katherine picks [72] - [$$]

21   57 42 93
19     61  
72       86
    20 5 R

Katherine picks [42] - [$$]

21   57   93
19     61  
72       86
42   20 5 R

LOSS (Total Winnings: $154; ARP: $20,561)

Second IUFB: Designer Handbags (Kate Spade: Gold-plated hardware with 2 leather, 1 linen-cross body); ARP: $1,154 (Danielle and Rachel)

BARBARA VERA DYLAN WANDA
775 875 1 950

The winner is...
WANDA


Wanda, an elementary school cook from Sacramento, California, is playing It's In The Bag for a chance to win up to $16,000.

Grocery items: Allegra Anti-Itch Cream, Minute Maid Orange Juice, HP Tri-Color 75 Ink, Instant Krazy Glue, Reeses Snack Size, Fun Da-Middles Cupcake Mix.

PEANUT BUTTER SNACKS
INK CARTRIDGE
ORANGE JUICE
GLUE
CUPCAKE MIX

$1.49
$20.99
$3.69
$7.49
$4.61

PEANUT BUTTER SNACKS
INK CARTRIDGE
CUPCAKE MIX
ORANGE JUICE
GLUE

$1,000
$2,000
LOSS
$8,000
$16,000

Third IUFB: Treadmill (16 Workout programs, folding); ARP: $799 (Danielle)

BARBARA VERA DYLAN SPENCER
650 625 701 700

The winner is...
DYLAN


Under the rules of the game, the contestant is shown two prizes and a number between them. The contestant is expected to decide if subtracting the number given from Prize 1 equals Prize 2 or if adding the number equals 2. If the person gets its correct, the contestant wins both prizes and the cash equivalent to the number

Dylan, a student of exercise science at Indiana State University from Newburgh, Indiana, is playing Do The Math for a new television (60in LED 3D HDTV with 1080P resolution, web browser, 4 pairs of 3D glasses) (Rachel) and a new motorcycle (Yamaha: TTR-110E with 110cc engine, 4-speed transmission with automatic clutch and electric start).

± $1160 =
3-D HDTV
MOTORCYCLE
Dylan believes it is
-$1160 =
3-D HDTV
MOTORCYCLE
-$1160 =
$3400
$2240

WIN (Total Winnings: $6,800)

SCSD #1

Contestant Winnings Spin 1 Spin 2 TOTAL RESULT
Wanda $1.154 35 60 .95 *SHOWCASE*
Katherine $1,802 75 85 1.60
OVER
Dylan $7,599 60 80 1.40
OVER

Fourth IUFB: Pair of Waterproof Camcorders (DXG: 1080P resolution to 197ft underwater with wrist remotes); ARP: $500 (Danielle)

BARBARA VERA PATRICIA SPENCER
475 680 650 500

The winner is...
SPENCER
CLANGERS! $500!

Spencer is playing Coming or Going for a trip to Tahiti (RT Coach to Tahiti for a 6n stay at a luxury resort in a garden setting + full-day ATV adventure) (Amber).

6 8 4 7 4 8 6
COMING -or- GOING

Spencer sets the price to:



7 4 8 6
COMING -or- GOING

ARP: $7,486. WIN

Fifth IUFB: Car Audio System (8-piece package with GPS unit, subwoofer, amp, bluetooth reciever); ARP: $2,040 (Rachel)

BARBARA VERA PATRICIA STEWART
699 825 900 895

The winner is...
PATRICIA


Patricia is playing Any Number for random cash, a selection of coffee makers (Espresso machine with 4 stone work cups and saucers) (Rachel) or a 2013 Hyundai Sonata GLS (AT, 2.4L engine, cargo mat, cargo net, paint/fabric) (Danielle).

The first number is...

CAR 2
CHAIR
PIGGY BANK

Patricia picks 1...

CAR 2
CHAIR
PIGGY BANK 1

Patricia picks 2...

CAR 2 2
CHAIR
PIGGY BANK 1

Patricia picks 7...

CAR 2 2
CHAIR 7
PIGGY BANK 1

Patricia picks 6...

CAR 2 2 6
CHAIR 7
PIGGY BANK 1

Patricia picks 4...

CAR 2 2 6
CHAIR 7 4
PIGGY BANK 1

Patricia picks 5...

CAR 2 2 6
CHAIR 7 4 5
PIGGY BANK 1

LOSS. The Final board was...

CAR 2 2 3 9 6
CHAIR 7 4 5
PIGGY BANK 8. 0 1

Well, premiere of season 42, premiere of the limo as we continue our way west through Ohio. For the first show we pulled the double-wide out of the garage. If neither gets out of Contestant's Row, both are headed off to Helliard, Ohio.

Sixth IUFB: Dishwasher (Elmira Stove Works: Retro dishwasher with 24in unit); ARP: $1,498 (Danielle)

BARBARA VERA DEBORAH STEWART
1000 980 525 975

The winner is...
BARBARA


Vera heads off to Helliard, while Barbara, from South Carolina, is playing SECRET X for a brand new snowmobile (Ski-Doo MXC TNT with a Rotax 600 liquid cooled engine, heated grips, hydraulic disk brakes; ARP: $8,749) (Rachel).

Barbara places the free X...

The small prizes (Rachel) are:

  1. Juice Extractor
  2. 7-piece utensil set
X
?
 
 
?
 
 
?
 

$95
$130
JUICE EXTRACTOR

95
$130
$130
X
?
 
 
?
 
 
?

$50
$75
UTENSIL SET

$50
$75
$50
X
?
 
 
?
 
?
 X

The secret X is revealed...
X
 
 
 
 
 X
 
X

LOSS

SCSD #2

Contestant Winnings Spin 1 Spin 2 TOTAL RESULT
Barbara $1,678 20 85 1.05
OVER
Patricia $2,785 45 70 1.15
OVER
Spencer $8,846 50 .50 *SHOWCASE*

THE FABULOUS SHOWCASES

Spencer has the honors...

SC1 - Spencer

BLASTING OFF SEASON 42
  • iPad (Apple: 16GB 4th generation iPad with 5MP rearfacing camera and skygazing app) (Danielle)
  • Trip to Seattle (RT Coach to Seattle, WA for a 5n stay in a deluxe king corner room at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel + dinner at the Space Needle and observation deck) (Danielle)
  • 2013 Nissan Sentra SE CVT (1.8L 4-cylinder engine, CVT Transmission) (Rachel)
Bid: $23,000

SC2 - Wanda

EATING THIS SHOWCASE UP
  • Teppenyaki Table (Stainless Steel table with electric heat with 4 chairs) (Rachel)
  • Trip to Japan (RT Coach to Tokyo, JP for a 6n stay in a premium double room in first-class hotel + Teppanyaki Dinner for 2) (Danielle)
  • Pizza Oven (Nemco: Countertop Pizza Oven) (Danielle)
  • Trip to Italy (RT Coach to Rome, IT for a 6n stay in a lovely room at the Hotel Atlante Star with daily breakfast + guided evening city tour + evening of pizza making at local restaurant) (Rachel)
Bid: $22,000
Spencer
$23,000
SENTRA
$22,307
SENTRA
Wanda
$22,000
TRIPS
$28,877
$6,877
TRIPS
*WIN*
$30,031

Results: 2 out of 6
Winnings: $52,741
Biggest Winner: Wanda

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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2013, 12:09:40 PM »
I put just as much effort into my reaction as the show put into this episode.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2013, 12:16:14 PM »
Every car offered was under $25,000. I can't get over that. :-?
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2013, 12:28:10 PM »
Mike should watch the season 35 premiere and see how a season premiere is supposed to be done. 

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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2013, 12:33:16 PM »
There was a time when the season premiere was a special show, a real special show, not a gimmicky "Wedding Shower Appreciation"-style show that has been prevalent in the past couple of seasons. I miss those days. If it wasn't for the "42 Years" signage around the set, this could have passed for a mid-season budget-saving show, because nothing says "Let's start the season off with a bang!' like playing Money Game first, am I right? Much better than playing 3 Strikes, Triple Play or Golden Road... or even Pay the Rent...

I'll be curious to see what the reaction will be to the new light box, but, for my money, it's too busy - those rotating Pricedown dollars (which appear FAR too frequently in the newer set designs and on-screen graphics, in my opinion) come off as very distracting and the smaller light patterns inside the box itself pale in comparison to the traditional light box. However, I do like the new logo introduction - far more spiffy looking than the previous one. However, I'm undecided if I like it appearing right at the top of the show... after 41 seasons of just panning the audience, it's sort of strange to have the logo on-screen right at the outset. I would suggest starting the opening shot tight on one of the Price logos around the audience and then pulling back into a sweep of the audience - might look better.

Today's contestants were a good bunch, lots of enthusiasm there which is always good to see. Too bad the games they played were nothing to write home about. As I said, Money Game has no business (in my view) opening up the season. Any Number, in honor of the 42nd year, should have started the show off, not shuffled off in the second half and it was too bad that neither car game was won today. It's in the Bag was also pretty tricky, I don't think I would have fared any better playing it. Do the Math is a neat enough concept, but, I'm still unsold on the reveal for the game, so, I'll reserve final judgment until I see how a loss is handled. Coming or Going was handled well, but, Secret "X" is a bit of a downer to play on the season premiere - the win is hinged too much on a random chance for it to be reliably exciting for a season premiere show, which is an overarching problem with this episode - it's the first show of the year, start it off with a bang, lots of winners, easier setups, more enjoyable games, not just something that looks and plays like any old show. Aside from the 40th season premiere, I feel like this is one aspect of the show the current staff doesn't really have a firm grasp on.

Danielle, the new model, seems like a decent addition to the cast of models. She's quite pretty and seemed to have the modelling knack.

The Emmy callbacks started to get a little tiresome. It was neat that they incorporated the statue into the opening shot, but, to keep inserting it and referencing it all over the show was a bit of overkill, in my view. The current administration won an Emmy and they're obviously very proud of it, but, to keep harping on it throughout the show came off somewhat as the show seeking validation (which, you would think that the winning of the Emmy would be validation enough). True, during the Barker years, there would sometimes be reference in some special set designs and host introductions to previous Emmy wins, but, I seem to recall them being more subtle and not repeatedly hammered home of "Look, look! We won an Emmy! Look!"

So, overall, a disappointing start to what is hopefully a good season.

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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2013, 12:33:32 PM »
So it's the Season 42 premiere and it was..............(blows raspberry)...........even to Mike-ish standards.

As of now, it seems weird to see new model Danielle being on the show for me, because I'm still up in the air considering what role she has: whether she replacing Amber, Manuela, or...........dare I say...........both, or if she pulling double duties for both Price and LMAD (since she's replacing Tiffany until she comes back from maternal leave, but after that, I really don't know). But for right now, I think that bridge will be crossed soon enough. I don't have anything against her, but the situation is quite the hair-puller for me.

Do The Math actually has potential and I really do like the game and how it's presented, so that's probably the one thing I can take from the premiere that's actually good.

The lineup and even the presentation of the premiere just seems so lazy, spiteful and, at times, rushed (mostly due to the intro) I didn't liked that the dings from A# (Winnable game, Drew? *scoffs*) were late like that. It was nice to see Secret X today, but setting up like that........SMH. Baggy could've gone better, though, but Wanda did won a tripcase.

Plus, I was pretty surprised that rules from CoG were still kept, but I'm sure how long that would be............I really thought that Tahiti was "coming".

Also, enough with the shoutouts already.........I know it's Drew's thing and all, but no one has the time (despite that it is a hour-long show) to hear the DTM winner describing his family tree.

Bottom line: 2 wins, no car wins, and cheap Showcases...........(sarcastically): Richards is really pulling out all the stops today.  :rollold: You know, for someone who won a Daytime Emmy, you'd think he would at least go all out on this one...............Instead, he had to play it safe. Hell, at least he could've put up Rent instead of Baggy. Hopefully, the rest of the week won't be like this. Or worse than this.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2013, 12:37:26 PM »
Instead of rehashing the same complaints, I'm going to point out no Scott is the likely cause of this:



Just... lol.

But really, going back to rehashing... playing X instead of Cliff, but then put it up top? These guys just don't get a season premiere at all, which is odd after S40.

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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2013, 01:12:08 PM »
Why did they feel the need to add those logo transitions and animations in the intro? The logos were exceedingly distracting (especially how they were angled), whereas the new light border is lifeless and the spinning dollar signs on the sides are exceedingly distracting (especially if one watches in SD).

How does The Price Is Right begin its 42nd year on CBS? With Money Game and It's In The Bag, of course! :roll: Other than Do The Math, the lineup was rather boring and devoid of any big-ticket prizes.

Do The Math...is alright, I suppose. The gameplay is fine, but I do not like the fact it is completely electronic, nor do I find the cash bonus to be particularly necessary.

I had expected the budget to have been saved up for the Showcases, and said as much in chat...only for all of us to be surprised at not only the prizes but also the fact that one barely passed $22,000 and the other was just under $29,000.

Really, the only hints that this was in fact a new season were Drew constantly saying "It's our 42nd season!" and the "42years" sign on the large dollar sign between the Turntable and Door #1. Further, the displaying of the Daytime Emmy as "We won an Emmy! Appreciate us!" felt very out-of-place on a season premiere that was undeserving of its presence.

For some reason, the split-screen credits listed Jennifer Mullin as (an?) Executive Producer. Someone should look over the full credits once CBS posts the episode.

Overall, a 2/6 with a new game and almost nothing else going for it.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2013, 01:24:24 PM »
Why did they feel the need to add those logo transitions and animations in the intro? The logos were exceedingly distracting (especially how they were angled), whereas the new light border is lifeless and the spinning dollar signs on the sides are exceedingly distracting (especially if one watches in SD).

I really hope the light border looks better in HD. I had to watch the show in SD today, and lord was that border distracting, especially on the sides. All you could see were the edges of the dollar signs, which was very irritating.

If they would just recreate the old Barker light border in HD...
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2013, 02:28:32 PM »
This was an unimpressive season premiere. I wanted to see something along the lines of 4 car Race Game, starting things off with a bang instead of a whimper. I did like Do The Math, however.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2013, 02:43:33 PM »
Hey, if we just show the Daytime Emmy we won on camera as much as possible, people will know we're awesome to the point we don't have to do anything to make this stand out from an average show, right? Righhht.....

Seriously, this was an average Bag show. I understand not every season premiere has to have huge games on it, but if you're going to have normal games, at least make some of them easy. Money, Any and Secret X can all be manipulated to be easy. It would have been nice to see at least one of them be that way today. (On the other hand, it was a nice surprise to see Secret X for only the 2nd time since the beginning of February.) Or even have the back half of Money actually be 42. And then to have normal SCs after that was a surprise too. It just makes the show look cheap, especially when they're trying to hype things up like the show is a big deal and it's just not.

I do enjoy Do the Math and think its concept is a unique spin on ME that will be quick to play (timing it at 3.5). As for the opening, way too busy and flashy. Soon the set will be that way too.

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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2013, 02:48:50 PM »
Mike should watch the season 35 premiere and see how a season premiere is supposed to be done.
He has. He needs to rewatch his own work and watch the Season 40 Premiere. That was great.

This was kind of astonishing how terrible this episode was to serve as a season premiere. A season premiere doesn't need to have a Big 3, but if it doesn't, it needs to at least have some high-end prizes (namely a nice car) somewhere in the show that isn't the showcase.

The icing on top was Secret X not being setup for a slam dunk win. That seemed like the perfect way to end a show that they certainly didn't seem to care about.

Let's see...they've got five models, four of which have been with the show for at least three seasons. They've got a nice family dynamic. And what's the best way to showcase that nice dynamic as you start the 42nd season than by only having one of the models there? I mean seriously, Danielle can cut her teeth and practice for LMAD on other shows this season (she can really do it on LMAD). It makes no sense to start the season out with only one returning model.

I'd call this the worst season premiere ever, but I haven't seen them all to make such a declarative statement. But boy howdy, did they do absolutely everything they could possibly do to get this wrong. At least they didn't play Pathfinder or Stack.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2013, 03:48:22 PM »
He has. He needs to rewatch his own work and watch the Season 40 Premiere. That was great.

This was kind of astonishing how terrible this episode was to serve as a season premiere. A season premiere doesn't need to have a Big 3, but if it doesn't, it needs to at least have some high-end prizes (namely a nice car) somewhere in the show that isn't the showcase.

The icing on top was Secret X not being setup for a slam dunk win. That seemed like the perfect way to end a show that they certainly didn't seem to care about.

Let's see...they've got five models, four of which have been with the show for at least three seasons. They've got a nice family dynamic. And what's the best way to showcase that nice dynamic as you start the 42nd season than by only having one of the models there? I mean seriously, Danielle can cut her teeth and practice for LMAD on other shows this season (she can really do it on LMAD). It makes no sense to start the season out with only one returning model.

I'd call this the worst season premiere ever, but I haven't seen them all to make such a declarative statement. But boy howdy, did they do absolutely everything they could possibly do to get this wrong. At least they didn't play Pathfinder or Stack.
Has he really (and by really, I mean, thoroughly) watch the S40 premiere? IMHO, that's highly doubtful, because if he did, this wouldn't be the end result. I mean, it was cool to see Do The Math and (temporary) new model Danielle, but I think he was too concerned about the show's budget instead of trying to make the premiere entertaining. Just adding a new game and a allegedly new model does not make it special.

But you're right............he needs to re-watch that premiere (but thoroughly) and many others before it.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2013, 04:13:37 PM »
As someone who's been to multiple tapings, I think you would agree that any PiR show has the potential to be special.  In my mind, the most "special" shows I've been to were the 2010 ACM Awards and Earth Day shows.  Yet the one "special" show that I've never had the opportunity to partake in is a season premiere.  Now...the premiere show--the first chapter of a brand-new year--is supposed to be something that all of us--myself included--would look forward to watching.  Expensive cars, lots of cash, you name it--it's there.  The opening to a new PiR season is supposed to be full of joy, wonder, and excitement...right?

Today, we got the exact opposite for a season premiere.  Instead of an airing full of higher-end goodies and lots of genuine excitement, we got something that resembled a budget-saving mid-season episode that was lackadaisically put together with no hint of anything that would be considered "special" (save for Do The Math, which looked pretty darn cool).  But...for God's sakes, if they REALLY wanted to do a season premiere, they should've put something like 3X or Trips, but come on, man...MONEY GAME!?!  Topping it off, none of the cars even broke $25K in price, and for me, that was a big turn-off.

The only saving grace for this clunker of a premiere show, however, were the contestants; we had some pretty excited folks get on stage.  Despite this, this was one of those premiere shows that you would want to tag for deletion on your DVRs.
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Re: TPiR Recap - 9/23/2013 (TPiR Season 42 Premiere; Do The Math Premiere)
« Reply #14 on: September 23, 2013, 04:29:52 PM »
Not a fan of Do the Math. I know it's meant to be a quickie, but the whole + or - thing could throw some contestants off because all you really have to do is figure out whether the first prize is more expensive or less expensive than the second prize. I wouldn't be surprised at all if someone loses the game because they got confused by that.