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April 23, 1990
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The final Home Viewer Showcase of the Barker era, Summer Fun, is plugged throughout the show.

First Four: Jennifer, Jay, Elizabeth, Michelle

IUFB1: Camcorder
Michelle: $1100
Elizabeth: $1200
Jay: $1400
Jennifer: $1000*
ARP: $1099

PG1: Bonus Game--Played for a Mitsubishi Precis ($6,197)

SP1: Baby Set, wrong price--$16 (guesses higher, ARP: $12)
SP2: Remover, wrong price--$80 (guesses lower, ARP: $100)
SP3: Coffeemaker, wrong price--$60 (guesses lower, ARP: $46)
SP4: Vacuum, wrong price--$29 (guesses higher, ARP: $40)

Bonus window: #1


Before the second calldown, the following prizes are revealed in the Summer Fun Showcase: a set of sporting goods, a trip to Monte Carlo, a ski boat and a Chevrolet Corvette convertible.

Second Calldown: Bruce

IUFB2: Stereo System
Bruce: $1400
Michelle: $1350
Elizabeth: $1250*
Jay: $1500
ARP: $1300

PG2: Most Expensive--Played for an Entertainment Center, Cradle and Washer/Dryer

Elizabeth picks #1

ARP of #2: $1,457
ARP of #3: $908
ARP of #1: $1,100


Third Calldown: Nell

IUFB3: Chest
Nell: $975
Jay: $475
Bruce: $1050
Michelle: $1051*
ARP: $1675

PG3: Squeeze Play--Played for a Hover Jet
Setup: 73587

Michelle removes 3, and price squeezes to $7,587

ARP: $7,387


Jennifer: .05+.70=.75
Elizabeth: .25+.80=OVER
Michelle: .50+.65=OVER

Jennifer is going to the Showcase! This SCSD uses Dig We Must as the ending cue instead of the TPIR theme, and there is no ticket plug at all.

Fourth Calldown: Marilyn

IUFB4: Sofa (winner also receives Styling Gel)
Marilyn: $1200
Nell: $975*
Jay: $850
Bruce: $1201
ARP: $1038

PG4: Check Game--Played for Motor Scooters
Total must fall between $5,000 and $6,000

Nell writes check for $2,905

ARP: $2,996

Total: $5,901


Fifth Calldown: Deborah

IUFB5: Dishwasher
Deborah: $435
Jay: $520
Bruce: $525
Marilyn: $527*
ARP: $529

PG5: Dice Game--Played for a Pontiac Sunbird

First number: 1

Second number: Rolls 5, is wrong (guesses lower)
Third number: Rolls 2, is wrong (guesses higher)
Fourth number: Rolls 5, is wrong (guesses lower)
Fifth number: Rolls 6, is wrong (guesses lower)

ARP: $11,545


Before the final calldown, the address for the Home Viewer Showcase is revealed; the bid must be included on the postcard (although multiple postcards may be sent by the same person, letters and metered mail will not be accepted), and the same regular Showcase rules apply: whoever comes closest to the ARP without going over will win. The deadline is April 30, exactly one week after today's show, and the winner will be revealed on May 25.

Meanwhile, down in Contestant's Row, will Jay win his way up on stage, or will he go to the dreaded FFBC?

Final Calldown: Janel

IUFB6: Diamond Ring
Janel: $2500
Deborah: $1875
Jay: $1650*
Bruce: $1
ARP: $1700

Jay pulls off a miracle!

PG6: Grand Game

Target Price: $2.10

GP1: Cleaner
GP2: Candy Bar
GP3: Hot Sauce
GP4: Rice
GP5: Soap
GP6: Dye

First pick: Candy Bar--$1.08, wins $10
Second pick: Rice--$1.49, wins $100
Third pick: Hot Sauce--89, wins $1,000

Jay goes for it

Fourth pick: Dye--$2.79, game over

Other ARP's: Cleaner--$1.89, Soap--$2.49


Jay: .75
Nell: .60+.35=.95
Marilyn: .30+.55=.85

Nell is going to the Showcase!

Top Winner: Nell
Runner-Up: Jennifer

Playroom (Bar Set, Pinball Machine, Jukebox), Dune Buggy
Nell passes to Jennifer, who bids $9,200

New York, Germany, China, Buick Regal
Nell bids $19,575

Prior to the final reveal, Rod gives the address for the Home Viewer Showcase.

ARP of Jennifer's Showcase: $16,585 (Difference: $7,385)
ARP of Nell's Showcase: $27,345 (Difference: $7,770)

Jennifer wins her Showcase, and takes home $17,770 in cash and prizes! Bob's signoff does not include the spay/neuter plug.