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December 16, 1988
« on: December 06, 2018, 03:09:30 PM »
While this is not a holiday episode per se, the ending does contain a segment where Bob calls the winner of the Santa's Workshop Home Viewer Showcase before the end credits roll.

First Four: Michael, Margarita, June, Dorothy

At the top of the show, Bob announces that he will call the winner after the Showcase round has concluded.

IUFB1: Santa Bear Collection (winner also receives Spangler Candy Wreaths)
Michael: $895
Margarita: $800
Dorothy: $500*
June: $375
ARP: $700

PG1: Barker's Bargain Bar--Played for a Chaise Lounge and Dart Game

Chaise Lounge: $1,164
Dart Game: $1,195

Dorothy picks Dart Game

ARP of Chaise Lounge: $1,564 (Difference: $400)
ARP of Dart Game: $1,895 (Difference: $700)


Second Calldown: Helen

IUFB2: Hand-Painted Clock
Helen: $350
June: $400
Michael: $450
Margarita: $700*
ARP: $1450

PG2: Dice Game--Played for a Subaru DL Wagon

First number: 1

Second number: Rolls 6, is wrong (guesses lower)
Third number: Rolls 4, is right (no guess)
Fourth number: Rolls 2, is wrong (guesses higher)
Fifth number: Rolls 6, is right (no guess)

ARP: $11,446


What is up with the second number getting two buzzers?

Third Calldown: Erin

IUFB3: Washer/Dryer
Erin: $750
Helen: $800
June: $1100
Michael: $825*
ARP: $1028

PG3: Bullseye--Played for a Trip to Africa ($7,360)

GP1: Jonny Cat Premium Cat Litter
GP2: Tabasco Sauce
GP3: Bays English Muffins
GP4: Gas-X
GP5: Del Monte Peas

First purchase: 5 Muffins x $1.29 = $6.45
Second purchase: 9 Peas x 43 = $3.87
Third purchase: 3 Hot Sauces x 89 = $2.67

If the Hidden Bullseye is behind the Peas or Hot Sauce, Michael still wins the trip

Behind Peas? SORRY
Behind Hot Sauce? SORRY

Hidden Bullseye was behind Gas-X


Michael: .80
Dorothy: .75+.65=OVER
Margarita: .40+.75=OVER

Michael is going to the Showcase!

Fourth Calldown: Franklin

IUFB4: 2 Bikes (winner also receives Advanced-Formula Centrum Vitamins)
Franklin: $450
Erin: $600
Helen: $650* (also wins $100 for perfect bid)
June: $475
ARP: $650

PG4: Most Expensive--Played for a Bumper Pool Table, Refrigerator/Freezer and Dinete Set

Helen picks #3

ARP of #1: $1,100
ARP of #2: $1,300
ARP of #3: $1,806


Fifth Calldown: Amber

IUFB5: Recliner (winner also receives StarterLogg Fire Logs)
Amber: $875
June: $900
Franklin: $950*
Erin: $800
ARP: $1175

PG5: 3 Strikes--Played for a Geo Metro

Numbers in price: 1, 5, 7, 0

First draw: X (strike one!)
Second draw: 5 (guesses second, is wrong)
Third draw: X (strike two!)
Fourth draw: 0 (guesses fourth, is right)
Fifth draw: 7 (guesses first, is right)
Sixth draw: 5 (guesses third, is right)
Seventh draw: 1


Can June avoid the dreaded FFBC?

Final Calldown: Karen

IUFB6: 2 Portable Color TVs
Karen: $480
Erin: $700
Amber: $500
June: $501*
ARP: $558

Yes, she made it!

PG6: Secret "X"--Played for a Bedroom Group ($3,249)

Free X: Upper Left

SP1: Perfume--$23 or $50? Picks $50, is right
SP2: Razor--$89 or $108? Picks $89, is right

Additional X's: Upper right and Lower left

Location of secret X: Top center


After Rod describes the perfume in a seductive voice, Bob admonishes him for doing so; he describes the razor in his normal voice.

June: .20+.80=1.00
Helen: .30+.80=OVER
Franklin: .70+.30=1.00

June: .70
Franklin: .45

June is going to the Showcase, with $1,000 in her pocket!

Top Winner: June
Runner-Up: Michael

Microwave Range, Fireplace, Ski Equipment, Mitsubishi Montero
June bids $14,500

Ceiling Fan, Soda Fountain, Spa, Ski Boat
Michael bids $17,000

ARP of Michael's Showcase: $21,409 (Difference: $4,409)
ARP of June's Showcase: $24,381 (Difference: $9,881)

Michael wins his Showcase, and takes home $22,437 in cash and prizes...

...but wait, that's not all, because the moment has finally come to reveal the winner of the Home Viewer Showcase, which had a Christmas wreath, entertainment center with color TV, motorcycle, emerald and diamond necklace, and a Corvette convertible; the ARP is revealed to be $71,685.85. The winner is Pamela Crouse of Winston-Salem, NC, who sent in 145 different bids, but one of them was right on the nose!