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Offline wink87

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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #60 on: February 22, 2020, 10:20:22 AM »
I think it'd be the original 3rd.....not the one that replaced it.

That is the 2nd episode, from 9/5/72.

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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #61 on: February 22, 2020, 11:29:51 AM »
Here are my sources:
Lost Media Archive: The Price is Right (Missing 1970s-2000s Episodes)
TV Tropes: Missing Game Show Episodes
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I feel like this needs to be said again:

TV Tropes is no better than Wikipedia. In fact, it is a wiki. Totally unreliable for actual facts.
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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #62 on: February 22, 2020, 11:34:27 AM »
Reading through this thread a lot of it seems to come down to you can't believe everything you read on the internet. The best possible sources would have to be this site's FAQ for things like this, not some random archive website.

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Re: Episodes which never aired
« Reply #63 on: February 22, 2020, 06:45:40 PM »
What would happen if an episode themed around a specific day got fully preempted (say, for example, the Valentine's Day Blind Date episode)? Would CBS show that later or just put it up on All Access and be done with it?
I don't know about the entire episode being themed, but there was an episode with a Cinco de Mayo showcase a few years ago that was scheduled for May 5 but moved to August because the other showcase included a trip to Katmandu, and it was right after a massive earthquake hit that area that, among other things, resulted in the deaths of a number of people climbing Mount Everest at the time.

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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #64 on: February 28, 2020, 03:47:01 AM »
I recall reading that there was a very early episode around 1973 that didn't air, but I don't know why.

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Re: Episodes which never aired
« Reply #65 on: February 28, 2020, 03:50:48 AM »
There's something else that occurred to me. The infamous 5/20/2008 show with the infamous $2 million bid in contestant's row was marked "not for rerun" Would there ever be any consideration to never airing such a show at all even the first time so as to keep such a contestant off the air altogether?

Was this episode really marked "Not for rerun" because of this?  Why wouldn't they do post-production edits, and just have the contestant bid sensibly?

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Re: Episodes which never aired
« Reply #66 on: February 28, 2020, 03:53:56 AM »
The guy who just pushed the button on Flip Flop in 2005 did have his episode repeated, but that segment was preempted both times it aired.

Preempted with what?  Or did they just edit out him pressing the reveal button?

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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #67 on: February 28, 2020, 01:16:25 PM »
I recall reading that there was a very early episode around 1973 that didn't air

There wasn't.

Was this episode really marked "Not for rerun" because of this?

Yes.

Why wouldn't they do post-production edits, and just have the contestant bid sensibly?

Why would they?  Also, what were they gonna do -- fly the entire audience back out to California to retape 30 seconds?

Preempted with what?

I don't remember what pre-empted the original broadcast, because it was 15 years ago.  The rerun, as I already stated, was pre-empted by coverage of a golf tournament that ran long.

Or did they just edit out him pressing the reveal button?

No, they didn't.
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Re: Episodes that never aired
« Reply #68 on: February 29, 2020, 05:19:05 AM »
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I don't remember what pre-empted the original broadcast, because it was 15 years ago.

The funeral of Pope John Paul II.