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September 15, 1982
« on: September 13, 2018, 02:18:08 PM »
First Four: Mary, Alfred, Gail, Cindy

Before the first IUFB, Bob points out Fingers McDonald (before she was Greco) and her family, who are in the audience today.

IUFB1: Ceiling Fan Light
Cindy: $350
Alfred: $475*
Mary: $400
Gail: $1
ARP: $702

PG1: Most Expensive--Played for a Sofa, Color TV with Remote and Refrigerator/Freezer

Alfred chooses #3

ARP of #1: $1040
ARP of #2: $1225
ARP of #3: $1470


Second Calldown: Robert

IUFB2: Bunk Beds
Robert: $450
Mary: $750
Gail: $525*
Cindy: $760
ARP: $560

PG2: Money Game--Played for a Fiat Smallback


First pick: 68, front of car
Second pick: 09, wins $9
Third pick: 52, wins $61
Fourth pick: 70, wins $131
Fifth pick: 27, wins $158

ARP: $6,885


Bob didn't call the smallest number on the board El Cheapo? Shame on him!

Third Calldown: Michele

IUFB3: Washer/Dryer
Michele: $625
Cindy: $500
Robert: $725*
Mary: $525
ARP: $1000

PG3: Punch-a-Bunch

SP1: Hair Dryer, wrong price--$20 (guesses higher, ARP: $30)
SP2: Flatware, wrong price--$142 (guesses lower, ARP: $103)
SP3: Circular Saw, wrong price--$21 (guesses higher, ARP: $39)
SP4: Floor Sweeper, wrong price--$30 (guesses lower, ARP: $43)

Robert wins three punches on the punchboard

First punch: $10,000
Second punch: $500
Third punch: $500

For just the second time ever, the first punch turns out to be the biggest amount on the board!

Gail: .90
Alfred: .20+.05=.25
Robert: .10+.15=.25

Gail is going to the Showcase!

Fourth Calldown: Tobi

IUFB4: Mantle Clock
Tobi: $425* (also wins $100 for perfect bid)
Mary: $195
Michele: $380
Cindy: $250
ARP: $425

PG4: Take Two--Played for 2 Rockers, a Range, Golf Clubs and a Desk

Target price: $1,678

First try: Golf Clubs ($847) and Desk ($700); TOTAL--$1,547
Second try: Desk ($700) and Rockers ($978); TOTAL--$1,678


Fifth Calldown: Janice

IUFB5: Luggage
Janice: $375
Mary: $475
Michele: $495*
Cindy: $450
ARP: $555

Michele brings along a Woodstock doll as her good-luck charm (which so far has brought her anything but that).

PG5: Hi Lo--Played for 2 Honda Motorcycles ($2,656)

GP1: Cup O'Noodles
GP2: Glad Lawn Bags
GP3: Niagara Spray Starch
GP4: Blue Lustre Dry Upholstery Cleaner
GP5: Success Rice
GP6: Trident Sugarless Gum

First pick: Lawn Bags--$2.79
Second pick: Upholstery Cleaner--$3.79
Third pick: Starch--$1.10

All other GPs must be less than $1.10

Gum: 59
Noodle Soup: 79
Rice: $1.60


As Cindy and Mary remain in Contestants' Row, the threat of a double-induction into the FFBC looms large. Can either one escape?

Final Calldown: Connie Jo

IUFB6: Electric Fireplace
Connie Jo: $550*
Cindy: $650
Janice: $800
Mary: $675
ARP: $596

Sadly, it's off to the FFBC for both of them. Meanwhile, Connie Jo shows off her own good-luck charm, a stuffed dog named Earl.

PG6: Card Game--Played for a Mazda GLC

Special deck: $300

Connie Jo's draws: Queen of Spades ($1,000), Ace of Diamonds (adds $1,000 to make bid $2,000), Ace of Hearts (adds $1,000 to make bid $3,000), 8 of Diamonds ($3,800), 7 of Spades ($4,500), 10 of Diamonds ($5,500), 4 of Diamonds ($5,900)Queen of Diamonds ($6,900)

Final bid: $6,900

ARP: $7,745

Difference: $845


Michele: .50+.75=OVER
Connie Jo: .45+.75=OVER
Tobi: .50

By virtue of the first two spinners going over, Tobi is going to the Showcase! During Connie Jo's second spin, Earl is shown in the split-screen shot as he is being held.

Top Winner: Tobi
Runner-Up: Gail

Dining Room Group, Jukebox
Tobi bids $6,700

Microwave Oven, Aquarium, Trash Compactor, Mediterranean Cruise
Gail bids $11,000

ARP of Gail's Showcase: $7,834 (OVER)
ARP of Tobi's Showcase: $5,808 (OVER)

This Double-Overbid brings an otherwise fun and exciting show to a tragic close.