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December 12, 2003
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Aired on Bob's 80th birthday; also includes promo for the upcoming MDS that will air the next night. Randy West is the announcer here.

First Four: Bryce, Ruth, Rodney, Mary Lee

IUFB1: Trip to Las Vegas
Bryce: $2100
Ruth: $1400*
Mary Lee: $3000
Rodney: $1
ARP: $1796

PG1: Lucky $even--Played for a Lincoln Town Car

First number: 4

Second number: Guesses 3, actual number--2 (gives back $1)
Third number: Guesses 5, actual number--2 (gives back $3)
Fourth number: Guesses 6, actual number--3 (Ruth goes broke!)
Fifth number: Not revealed


The show returns from commercial with a video greeting from Gail Miles of Farmington, NM.

Second Calldown: Craig

IUFB2: Handheld GPS Receivers
Craig: $875
Mary Lee: $900
Rodney: $650*
Bryce: $7
ARP: $800

PG2: Freeze Frame--Played for 2 Motorcycles

Possible prices: $7815, $3178, $1031, $8310, $4683, $9446, $6094, $1560

Rodney freezes frame at $7,815

ARP: $6,094


Going into commercial, we see another video greeting, this time from Irene Phillips of Middletown, NY, with her two children, Erica and Kevin. Irene mentions the time she won a car on the show from a year before.

When the show returns from commercial, Barbara Bloom, CBS' Senior VP of Daytime Programming, makes an appearance.

Third Calldown: Kimberly

IUFB3: Digital Piano (winner also receives Alka-Seltzer)
Kimberly: $1300
Bryce: $1301*
Craig: $1250
Mary Lee: $17
ARP: $1495

PG3: Grand Game

Target price: $5.25

GP1: Dole Pineapple Slices
GP2: Olive Oil
GP3: Fisher Deluxe Mixed Nuts
GP4: CLR Remover
GP5: Healthy Request Tomato Soup
GP6: Glad Press 'n Seal Wrap

First pick: Pineapple--$1.79, wins $10
Second pick: Soup--$1.19, wins $100
Third pick: Plastic Wrap--$2.99, wins $1,000

Bryce decides to continue

Fourth pick: Nuts--$6.49, game over

Other ARPs: Olive Oil--$5.49, Remover--$4.99


The next video greeting comes from Kim Vaughan of Chester, VA.

Rodney: .20+.50=.70
Bryce: .60+.45=OVER
Ruth: .40+.60=1.00

Ruth: .05

Ruth is going to the Showcase, with $6,000 in her pocket! The segment cuts off before Dig We Must reaches its end, so we don't get to see a ticket plug at all.

Fourth Calldown: Tracey

IUFB4: Spa (winner also receives Rembrandt Teeth Whitener)
Tracey: $1200
Craig: $4500
Mary Lee: $3000
Kimberly: $1201*
ARP: $2695

PG4: Barker's Bargain Bar--Played for a Floor Clock and Cast-Iron Stove

Clock: $1,395
Stove: $973

Kimberly picks Clock

ARP of Stove: $1,973 (Difference: $1,000)
ARP of Clock: $2,895 (Difference: $1,500)


The MDS promo comes before the next calldown, with the promise of a contestant spinning the Big Wheel for one million dollars.

Fifth Calldown: Tiffany

IUFB5: Desktop Computer
Tiffany: $950
Tracey: $900
Craig: $1100*
Mary Lee: $1301
ARP: $1289

PG5: Switcheroo--Played for a Ford Thunderbird, plus these four prizes...

SP1: Picture Frame
SP2: Coffee Maker
SP3: Chopper
SP4: Ice Bucket

Ice Bucket--?$7

Missing numbers: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7

First try: 7/1/4/3/5 (0 right)
Second try: 5/1/4/7/3 (2 right)

Wins Ice Bucket and Car
Other ARPs: Not revealed


The next video greeting comes from the campus of Pepperdine University.

So far, Mary Lee is being left out of the fun and games; can she pull off a miracle in the final One-Bid, or spend Bob's special day in the FFBC?

Final Calldown: Michael (also one of the half-dozen people who are celebrating a birthday on the same day)

IUFB6: His & Hers Tennis Equipment (winner also receives CLR Bathroom & Kitchen Cleaner)
Michael: $525
Mary Lee: $274
Tiffany: $600
Tracey: $601*
ARP: $640

No prizes for you, Mary Lee!

PG6: Push Over--Played for a Chrysler Concorde


Tracey pushes blocks to $25,345

ARP: $25,345

The next video greeting comes from a group of fans in Gillette, WY.

Kimberly: .95
Tracey: 1.00
Craig: .90+.35=OVER

Tracey: .55

Tracey is going to the Showcase, with $1,000 in her pocket! Ashley and Alyssa appear in the next video greeting, with the TPIR theme playing in the background. It's one of the very few times since 1976 that Dig We Must does not end the second SCSD on the daytime show.

Top Winner: Tracey
Runner-Up: Ruth

Swimwear, Bahamas, Ski Boat
Tracey passes to Ruth, who bids $32,624

Kitchen, Bar Set, Big-Screen TV, Cadillac DeVille
Tracey bids $27,500

ARP of Tracey's Showcase: $56,640 (Difference: $29,140)
ARP of Ruth's Showcase: $21,411 (OVER)

Tracey wins her Showcase, and takes home $83,665 in cash and prizes! The celebration will continue into tomorrow night, with an MDS and a star-studded celebration of Bob's 80th birthday.