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December 24, 1999
« on: December 18, 2018, 02:14:43 PM »
As the holiday itself falls on a Saturday, this will be the de facto Christmas show of Season 28.

First Four: Nicholas, Suzanne, Jeffrey, Marjorie

IUFB1: Christmas Tree
Marjorie: $525
Jeffrey: $625
Suzanne: $800*
Nicholas: $400
ARP: $995

PG1: Barker's Bargain Bar--Played for a Reclining Sofa and Gallery Clock

Sofa: $909
Clock: $1,020

Suzanne picks Clock

ARP of Sofa: $1,209 (Difference: $300)
ARP of Clock: $1,520 (Difference: $500)


Second Calldown: Benoit

IUFB2: Telescope
Benoit: $300
Nicholas: $700
Marjorie: $750
Jeffrey: $751*
ARP: $1515

PG2: One Away--Played for a Chevrolet Impala

Wrong price: $31,672

Jeffrey changes price to $22,583

Ladies, how many numbers are right? 2

Jeffery changes price to $20,561

ARP: $20,781


Third Calldown: Cassandra

IUFB3: Hand-Painted Cedar Chest
Cassandra: $800
Benoit: $1200
Nicholas: $900
Marjorie: $1*
ARP: $520

PG3: Punch-a-Bunch

SP1: Karaoke Machine, wrong price--$50 (guesses higher, ARP: $70)
SP2: Armageddon VHS Cassette, wrong price--$13 (guesses higher, ARP: $19)
SP3: Photo Album, wrong price--$110 (guesses lower, ARP: $80)
SP4: 2 Candle Holders, wrong price--$48 (guesses lower, ARP: $79--but she gets them anyway on a technicality)

Marjorie wins four punches on the punchboard

First punch: $500--continues
Second punch: $500--continues
Third punch: $50--continues
Fourth punch: $50


Marjorie: .10+.70=.80
Jeffrey: .90
Suzanne: .15+.80=.95

Suzanne is going to the Showcase!

Fourth Calldown: Benjamin

IUFB4: Camping Equipment
Benjamin: $500*
Cassandra: $700
Benoit: $600
Nicholas: $1
ARP: $518

PG4: 1 Right Price--Played for Trips to Germany and Tahiti

The 1 right price is $4,700

Benjamin picks Germany

ARP of Germany: $3,412


Fifth Calldown: Tressa

IUFB5: Pearl Necklace
Tressa: $700
Cassandra: $500
Benoit: $750
Nicholas: $800*
ARP: $2390

PG5: Any Number--Played for 2 Wing Chairs or a Chevrolet Tracker Convertible

First number in Car: 1

First pick: 5, fifth number in Car
Second pick: 3, third number in Piggy Bank
Third pick: 8, third number in Chairs
Fourth pick: 6, first number in Chairs
Fifth pick: 4, first number in Piggy Bank
Sixth pick: 7, second number in Car
Seventh pick: 9, second number in Chairs

Other ARPs: Car--$17,025, Piggy Bank--$4.13


Before the final calldown, Benoit's friends sing Happy Birthday to Bob in French. Additionally, Benoit is getting married on Bob's birthday, so obviously, this was taped at least two weeks in advance.

Final Calldown: Daniel

IUFB6: Gumball Machine
Daniel: $500
Tressa: $625*
Cassandra: $501
Benoit: $500 $1
ARP: $999

We later find out that Tressa was named after one of the contestants her mother had seen on the show 25 years before.

PG6: Check-Out--Played for a Bedroom Group ($8,922)

GP1: Pam Cooking Spray (Guesses $2.99, ARP--$2.99)
GP2: Dove Beauty Bars (Guesses $3.50, ARP--$2.24)
GP3: Magic Sizing (Guesses $1.59, ARP--$1.39)
GP4: Breath Savers (Guesses $2.50 $1.50, ARP--$2.69)
GP5: Wisk Detergent (Guesses $5.00, ARP--$3.76)

Totals: Guessed--$14.58, Actual--$13.07
Difference: $1.51


Benjamin: .95
Tressa: .50+.15=.65
Nicholas: .60+.45=OVER

Benjamin is going to the Showcase!

Top Winner: Suzanne
Runner-Up: Benjamin

Kitchen Appliances, Dining Room Group, Player Piano
Suzanne passes to Benjamin, who bids $15,000

Winchell's Donuts for a Year, Cappuccino Machine, Chrysler 300M
Suzanne bids $24,000

In the second Showcase, we see Bob take a donut and eat it. Before the commercial break, Benjamin has a donut as well, but Bob lets him give some of it to Suzanne.

ARP of Suzanne's Showcase: $40,241 (Difference: $16,241)
ARP of Benjamin's Showcase: $15,945 (Difference: $945)

Benjamin wins his Showcase, and takes home $16,463 in gifts! Bob's final words after the spay/neuter plug: "Merry Christmas, everybody!" Rod also says this before his usual closing spiel.