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November 17, 1988
« on: October 25, 2018, 02:29:31 PM »
First Four: Brent, Carol, Cynthia, Bruce

IUFB1: Stereo System
Bruce: $1100*
Cynthia: $895
Carol: $805
Brent: $1
ARP: $1251

PG1: Five Price Tags--Played for a Jeep Cherokee

Possible prices: $12,346, $14,672, $13,700, $11,508, $15,666

SP1: Epilady Ultra--$89? Guesses false, ARP: $89
SP2: In-Sink-Erator--$185? Guesses false, ARP: $185
SP3: Engraving Pens--$30? Guesses false, ARP: $30
SP4: Whirlpool Hot Spa--$62? Guesses false, ARP: $110

Bruce wins one pick from the five price tags

First pick: $14,672? NO

ARP: $12,346


In this playing, the NO tag is met with a MRRRRRRRRP!

Bob throws to commercial with a mention of the Home Viewer Showcase, Santa's Workshop. After the break ends, Rod names the following prizes in it: a Christmas wreath, an entertainment center with color TV and VCR, a motorcycle, an emerald pendant and a Chevrolet Corvette Convertible.

Second Calldown: Joyce

IUFB2: Dishwasher (winner also receives Nabisco Frosted Wheat Squares)
Joyce: $550*
Cynthia: $725
Carol: $549
Brent: $450
ARP: $629

PG2: Clock Game--Played for a Color TV and Pub Table

First, Joyce will bid on Color TV

Joyce's bids/Bob's responses: $500/H, $600/H, $700/H, $800/L, $750/H, $755/H, $760/H, $780/H, $781/H, $782/H, $783/H, $784/H, $785/H, $786/H, $787/H, $788/H, $789/H, $790/H, $590/H, $591/H, $592/H, $593/H, $700/H, $750/H, $780/H, $790/H, $800/L, $791/H, $792/H, $793/H, $794/H, $795/H, $796/H, $797/H, $798/H, $799 (wins with 4 seconds left)

Next, she will bid on Pub Table

Joyce's bids/Bob's responses: $1200/L, $1100/L, $1104/L, $1000... MRRRRRRRRP!

ARP: $874


Third Calldown: Jeanine

IUFB3: Santa Bear Collection (Spangler Candy Canes)
Jeanine: $900
Cynthia: $950
Carol: $975
Brent: $13*
ARP: $700

PG3: Danger Price--Played for a Telescope, Sofa, Washer/Dryer and Globe

The danger price is $1,018

First pick: Sofa--$1,232
Second pick: Telescope--$799
Third pick: Globe--$445

The Washer/Dryer had the danger price


Bruce: 1.00
Joyce: .80+.75=OVER
Brent: .10+.25=.35

Bruce: .30

Bruce is going to the Showcase, with $1,000 in his pocket! Joyce's first spin does not get the split-screen. This is one of the first episodes with the revised ticket plug, which now comes after the first SCSD, with the TPIR theme playing in the background. However, Dig We Must will continue to be played in a couple more daytime episodes in the 90s, as well as the 2002-07 Barker primetime specials (including the MDS) and on Drew Carey's show, beginning in the spring of 2009.

Fourth Calldown: Neil

IUFB4: Rolltop Desk
Neil: $900
Jeanine: $750
Cynthia: $999*
Carol: $650
ARP: $1189

PG4: Barker's Bargain Bar--Played for a Screen and Refrigerator/Freezer

Screen: $1,000
Refrigerator: $800

Cynthia picks Screen

ARP of Refrigerator: $1,300 (Difference: $500)
ARP of Screen: $1,200 (Difference: $200)


Fifth Calldown: Lisa

IUFB5: Fireplace
Lisa: $550
Carol: $800*
Neil: $450
Jeanine: $851
ARP: $813

PG5: Squeeze Play--Played for a Subaru Justy


Carol removes the 8, and price squeezes to $7,361

ARP: $7,361


Before the final calldown, Rod reviews the prizes in the Home Viewer Showcase, and gives viewers details on how and where to mail their answers. The contest ends on November 21, and the winner will be revealed on December 16.

Final Calldown: Vicki

IUFB6: Gold Bracelet
Vicki: $795
Neil: $900
Jeanine: $925
Lisa: $830

Vicki: $625*
Neil: $525
Jeanine: $550
Lisa: $524
ARP: $725

PG6: Penny Ante--Played for a Piano ($3,672)

GP1: Jolly Time Microwave Popcorn
GP2: Acutrim II

Popcorn: $1.35, $2.50, $1.99 or 89?

First guess: $1.35? NO
Second guess: 89? NO
Third guess: $1.99? YES

Acutrim: $5.09, $10.00, $8.29 or $7.50?

Fourth guess: $5.09? YES


Cynthia: .80
Vicki: 1.00
Carol: .30+1.00=OVER

Vicki: .35

Vicki is going to the Showcase, with $1,000 in her pocket! Carol's second spin is not buzzed.

Top Winner: Vicki
Runner-Up: Bruce

Toy Rollercoaster, New York City, England, Japan
Vicki passes to Bruce, who bids $9,500

Dining Room Group, Scuba Gear, Hovercraft
Vicki bids $16,200

Before the final reveal, Rod gives the address to the Home Viewer Showcase one last time.

ARP of Vicki's Showcase: $15,618 (OVER)
ARP of Bruce's Showcase: $8,613 (OVER)

Alas, the show ends in a Double-Overbid.