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March 17, 1981
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First Four: Terry, Betty, Robin, Ralph

IUFB1: Brother Sewing Machine (winner also receives Pilot Precise Ball Liner)
Ralph: $345
Robin: $450*
Betty: $199
Terry: $295
ARP: $495

PG1: Golden Road--Played for a Tappan Microwave Oven, a Hand-Painted Armoire and something worth more than $10,000--an Audi 4000!!!

Super Slaw: 49

Microwave--$?90 (picks 4, is right)
Armoire--$2,?50 (picks 4, is wrong; ARP: $2,950)


Second Calldown: Delores

IUFB2: 2 Brazil Contempo Cowhide Rugs
Delores: $700
Betty: $1500
Terry: $525
Ralph: $675

Delores: $490
Betty: $475
Terry: $450
Ralph: $525

Delores: $400* (also wins $100 for perfect bid)
Betty: $349
Terry: $350
Ralph: $472
ARP: $400

PG2: Shell Game--Played for a Aeolian Player Piano ($3,510)

SP1: Presto Fry Daddy Deep Fryer, wrong price--$49 (guesses lower, ARP: $37--chip by #1)
SP2: Thompson's Waterproofing Seal-Stain, wrong price--$20 (guesses lower, ARP: $14--chip by #3)
SP3: Leisure Books Novels, wrong price--$36 (guesses higher, ARP: $25)
SP4: Corning Pot Helpers, wrong price--$11 (guesses higher, ARP: $19--chip by #2)

Bob checks Shell #1, but finds no ball
Bob checks Shell #2, but finds no ball
Bob checks Shell #3, and finds ball


Third Calldown: Susan

IUFB3: Trak Cross-Country Ski Equipment
Susan: $375
Betty: $450
Terry: $451
Ralph: $740

Susan: $250
Betty: $199
Terry: $295*
Ralph: $225
ARP: $324

PG3: Double Prices--Played for a Coffee Table Aquarium

Choices: $980 or $1,185

Terry's pick: $980

ARP: $980


Robin: .95
Terry: .50+.95=OVER
Delores: .25+.55=.80

Robin is going to the Showcase!

Fourth Calldown: Teresa

IUFB4: Amberlight Gas Barbeque Grill (winner also receives Armour Bacon)
Teresa: $375*
Ralph: $500
Susan: $230
Betty: $149
ARP: $390

PG4: Poker Game--Played for an Apache Wood Stove, Bernhardt Sofa, MGA/Mitsubishi Stereo System and Ventura Collection Luggage

Teresa's picks: Sofa ($515) and Stereo ($950)

Teresa's hand: 55591

She decides to keep her hand

Other ARP's: Stove--$799, Luggage--$500

House's hand: 99007


The prize cue is the full, unedited version of The Big Banana that is used in Showcases and for cars.

Fifth Calldown: Beverly

IUFB5: Michael C. Fina Mantle Clock
Beverly: $225
Ralph: $325*
Susan: $175
Betty: $49
ARP: $425

PG5: Ten Chances--Played for a Regina Electric Broom, Amana Freezer Chest and Ford Mustang

First, Ralph will bid on the Electric Broom

Possible numbers: 5, 0, 2

Chance #1: Writes $52, is wrong
Chance #2: Writes $50, is right

Next, he will bid on Freezer

Possible numbers: 8, 3, 9, 0

Chance #3: Writes $830, is wrong
Chance #4: Writes $930, is wrong
Chance #5: Writes $839, is wrong
Chance #6: Writes $893, is wrong
Chance #7: Writes $983, is wrong
Chance #8: Writes $389, is wrong
Chance #9: Writes $398, is wrong
Chance #10: Writes $390, is wrong

ARP: $380

Because he used up all 10 chances, Ralph will not bid on Car


Before the final calldown, Bob plugs the Bob Barker Fun & Games Show, and announces that its next two stops will be in Atlanta and Richmond, VA. The Atlanta show will be on April 24, and the Richmond show on the following day.

Meanwhile, Betty is still stuck in Contestant's Row; will she win her way up on stage, or head to the FFBC?

Final Calldown: Jeri

IUFB6: White-Westinghouse Washer/Dryer
Jeri: $475
Susan: $550
Betty: $500
Beverly: $551*
ARP: $880

After six rounds of bidding, Betty is now in the FFBC.

PG6: Grocery Game--Played for a Dining Group with Denby Stoneware, Flatware and Glassware ($4,308)

GP1: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner
GP2: Tree Top Frozen Pear-Grape Juice
GP3: Pepsodent Toothpaste
GP4: Trident Cinnamon Sugarless Gum
GP5: Boraxo Powdered Hand Soap

First purchase: 27 Gums x 20 = $5.40
Second purchase: 4 Macaroni & Cheese Dinners x 39 = $1.56 (TOTAL--$6.96)


Ralph: .90
Teresa: .95
Betty: .85+.55=OVER

Teresa is going to the Showcase!

Top Winner: Teresa
Runner-Up: Robin

American Tredex Home Exercise Machine, BP John Bedroom Group with Whisper Soft Mills Bedding Ensemble, Zinman Furs Mink Coat
Teresa passes to Robin, who bids $5,800

Mississippi River Cruise, Fishing Equipment, Rome, Africa (Nairobi, Kenya)
Teresa bids $11,800 $5,500

ARP of Teresa's Showcase: $8,530 (Difference: $3,030)
ARP of Robin's Showcase: $5,883 (Difference: $83)

Robin scores a :dsw:, and takes home $15,423 in cash and prizes!