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Recap for December 25, 1979 (3532D)
« on: May 14, 2024, 12:54:25 AM »
3533D (12/26/1979)*

Episode Number: 3532D (12/25/1979)
Airdate: December 25, 1979
Barker's Beauties: Janice, Dian, Holly

Here it comes! Television’s most exciting hour of fantastic prizes! The fabulous, 60-minute Price Is Right!

HOUR POWER!

First Four: Right-to-left
Microphone Handoff: Janice



1st IUFB - A Merry Christmas tree: 6-foot Christmas tree all handmade with flat needles and lemon silver, decorations imported from Germany and Japan, the lights from Italy, a Christmas showpiece you'll cherish for years to come (Dian)

|EARLEE|CHARLENE|TARI|JANET|
|$350|$200|$225|$275|

Actual Retail Price: $1,012!

Earlee is playing Clock Game for a bar set and a bachelor chest (Holly):
1: Bachelor chest that can be used for many things, as a credenza in the entry hall, a lamp table in the living room, or a dining room server, finished in black lacquer with chinoiserie overlay
2: Chromcraft bar set with stools and bar front finished in hand-woven rush, the seats and backs of the stools upholstered in sable (?) fabric

Earlee has 30 seconds to give the correct price for both prizes.

The price of the chest is $619. The clock will start with the first bid:

$500▲, $600▲, $700▼, $650▼, $625▼, $612▲, "13"▲, "14"▲, "15"▲, "16"▲, "17, 18, 19"

*DING DING DING DING DING DING* Earlee wins the chest with 17 seconds left!

The price of the bar set is $891. The clock will start with the first bid:

$800▲, $900▼, $850▲, $855▲, "60"▲, "70"▲, "75"▲, "80"▲, "85"▲, "90"▲, "95"▲, ... "91"

*DING DING DING DING DING DING* Earlee wins both prizes with 5 seconds left!



2nd IUFB - A new sailboat: Snark Sunflower sailboat that carries 2 adults or 4 children, weighs only 45 pounds and easily transportable (Janice)

|WILLIAM|Charlene|Tari|Janet|
|$375|$400|$515|$475|

Actual Retail Price: $499!

Janet is playing Switcheroo for a new car: Pontiac Phoenix front-wheel drive coupe with advanced engineering for better gas mileage, includes accent stripes, steel belted white stripe tires, custom exterior group, tinted glass, remote sport mirror, wire wheel covers, automatic transmission, custom belts, and remote control decklid release (Dian)

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CAR

OIL LAMPS

BLANKET

SHOES

FRY PAN

Janet can also price these four items (Janice):
1. Pair of Lamplight Farms in the Conestoga design, each lamp specially designed to reflect the charm and glow of yesteryear
2. Beacon thermal blanket that lets you warm up the natural way with a blanket for all seasons, 100% cotton and easy care
3. 2 pairs of Vitality shoes for women, famous for fashion and fit, flexible and genuinely fine to your feet
4. Presto jumbo fry pan with big 15-inch sides, cooks a complete dinner for up to 8 automatically

The numbers are 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Janet uses 30 seconds to place five numbers. How many are right?

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CAR

OIL LAMPS

BLANKET

SHOES

FRY PAN

Obviously, she has to try again.

Janet takes another 30 seconds. How many are right?

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CAR

OIL LAMPS

BLANKET

SHOES

FRY PAN

And she forget to change the car in her second try.

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$5845

$26

$35

$60

$54

Janet wins the fry pan.



After the calldown, Bob notices a shirt out there. Audience member Nancy is wearing a shirt that says "Dorothy Jo is a lucky woman", and David's shirt says "What I wanna know is who's Dorothy Jo". :P

3rd IUFB - An upright freezer: Amana energy saving freezer engineered to save money on your electric bills and completely free of frost, each shelf forming its own fast-freeze compartment for safe 0-degree storage (Holly)

Also going to the winner is a supply of Rath Hickory Smoked Sliced Bacon (Holly)

|William|Charlene|Tari|EVERETTE|
|$500|$525|$425|$470|

Actual Retail Price: $600!

Charlene is playing Most Expen$ive for an organ, a recliner, and a 3-panel mirror:
1: Easy-Rest, Inc. Superstar recliner with wall glider mechanism that allows placement 4 inches from the wall, upholstered in genuine top-framed leather, truly a superstar chair (Janice)
2: Conn Caper organ designed for fun with Conn's built-in rhythm, 1-finger chords, and automatic bass (Dian)
3: Plate glass 3-panel mirror to enhance, enlarge, and brighten any special area, with hand-beveled herring bone pattern that does much to add another dimension to the conversation piece (Holly)

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Recliner
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Organ
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Mirror

Charlene picks number 2. Reveal the prices!

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$700
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$1035
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$1275
Recliner
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Organ
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Mirror

MRRRRRRRP! She can't even flip the price to $5,301 with that mirror.

Charlene will be back for the Showcase Showdown after the break.

Before the break, Bob invites the Beauties to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. Holly says "Merry Christmas and a ho-ho-ho to everybody!". Janice says "Merry Christmas, and thank you for keeping our show such a success!". Dian finishes with "Merry Christmas to everyone I love!".



1st Showcase Showdown:
|CONTESTANT|SPIN 1|SPIN 2|TOTAL|RESULT|
|Janet|.85|––|.85|SHOWCASE|
|Charlene|.70|.50|1.20|MRRRRRRRP!|
|Earlee|.55|. 5|.60||



4th IUFB - A bumper pool table: Murrey bumper pool table featuring professional billard cloth, rubber cushions, genuine 1-piece slate bed, and playing equipment (Holly on the Turntable)

|William|MARTHA|Tari|Everette|
|$300|$571|$550|$700|

Actual Retail Price: $695!

Martha is playing Race Game for a stereo console, a sofa, a hall tree and umbrella stand, and a riding lawn mower:
1: Zenith classic early American style stereo console with AM-FM radio, precision automatic record changer, 8-track player recorder, and Allegro tuned (?) speakers (Janice)
2: Snapper 25-inch 6 HP high vacuum powered riding mower with on-the-go speed and cutting height adjustment plus immediate response steering (Dian)
3: Bernhardt sofa that's finely crafted, featuring contemporary styling, plush fabric, and the ultimate in comfort (Janice)
4: Karmel Plastics beautiful clear (?) light ensemble, enhancing your hallways and entryways (Dian)

Martha knows this game, and she took off her high heels to play. Bob thought she has 6 toes on her left foot, but that extra was just a spot on the floor.

Martha has 45 seconds to place the following prices in the correct places.

$240
$689
$420
$739

Go!

Stereo
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Sofa
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Hall Tree
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Lawn Mower
$240
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$689
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$420
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$739
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RACE GAME
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Stereo
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Sofa
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Hall Tree
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Lawn Mower
$420
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$689
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$240
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$739
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RACE GAME
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Martha wins all four prizes!

Stereo
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Sofa
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Hall Tree
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Lawn Mower
$420
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$689
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$240
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$739
$420
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$689
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$240
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$739

Bob was curious about the way she danced around the stage, thinking she's part Indian. She is! She identifies as a Cherokee.



5th IUFB - A fireplace with hutch: Chinook Circulator quality free-standing fireplace stove with all stainless steel fire box to rapid heat transfer, approved for use in conventional mobile or modular homes (Janice)

|William|PATRICIA|Tari|Everette|
|$350|$320|$539|$480|

Bob thinks William bids $350 on everything they show him. :rollold:

Actual Retail Price: $582!

Tari is playing Grocery Game for a beautiful brass bed: Sunshine Brass Bed, Inc. king-size bed of solid brass tubing, the contemporary rendering of an old stylish design; plus a Dakotah bedding ensemble with pillow shams, decorative pillows, and table rounds designed in contemporary appliquι graphics with outlined quilted traditional prints; and finally a King Koil posture bound sleep set with bounded construction designed to provide firm body support with comfort; a prize package worth $1,833 (Dian).

Janice is at the cash register.

The grocery products are:
1. 5th Avenue Almond Milk Chocolate candy bar
2. 6-pack of Dentyne chewing gum
3. Cella's Chocolate Covered Cherries with 100% Liquie Centers
4. Squeeze Parkay Margarine
5. New SC Johnson Scrunge scrubber sponges (2 pads)

|CANDY BARS|GUM|CHERRIES|MARGARINE|SPONGES|
|––––|––––|––––|––––|––––|

Tari starts with 35 candy bars... 20’ x 35 = $7.00!

WIN!

Tari wins the bedroom group!



Bob thinks about contestant Everette's name. She was apparently expected to be a boy, with no E at the end. Then she came along.

As for William, Bob asks if the $350 bids have any significance. What if we don't have anything worth exactly that? He'll take any amount. Actually, Bob doesn't think he will.
:oldlol:

6th IUFB - A Santa Claus and a little boy: Santa with a bear in a sled and a traditional Christmas caroler, all animated to wish you a happy holidays (Holly)

|William|Patricia|MARY|Everette|
|$200|$400|$300|$280|

Actual Retail Price: $1,530!

Patricia is playing Dice Game for a new car: American Motors AMC Spirit liftback with 4-cylinder engine, includes bumper guards, rally side stripes, tinted glass, visibility group, spoke style wheels, automatic transmission, cruise control, and light group (Janice).

Dian and Holly wheel in the Dice Game table.



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Her first roll attempt is too strong and ends up on the floor. Bob can't believe that. She does that in Vegas as well. :oldlol:

Is the 1st number a 5? Yes!
Is the 2nd number a 5? No! Patricia guesses LOWER.
Is the 3rd number a 5? No! Patricia guesses LOWER. Bob thinks she'd do well in Vegas.
Is the 4th number a 2? No! Patricia guesses HIGHER.


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Light up the price!


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She may want to rethink that Vegas trip. Patricia will be back for the Showcase Showdown after the break.



2nd Showcase Showdown:
|CONTESTANT|SPIN 1|SPIN 2|TOTAL|RESULT|
|Patricia|.95|––|.95|SHOWCASE|
|Tari|.40|.35|.75||
|Martha|.40|.50|.90||



Patricia is the top winner, and Janet is the Runner-Up!

SHOWCASE 1
1. New dining room (Janice): 9-piece set in sea mist white consisting of dining table, 4 side chairs, and 2 arm chairs with inserts, buffet server with folding top, and casters and china cabinet with 4-drawer base, lights, and grill; plus Kanney Marketing Services china, stainless, and crystal, Rhapsody china, pastel shades on pure white rose stainless in a traditional motif, Princess Grace 24% cut and polished lead crystal stemware; and finally 40 square yards of World Carpets do-it-yourself wall-to-wall carpeting
2. Trop to Holland (Dian): Fly with a guest round-trip air coach from L.A. to the Netherlands for a 6-night stay with many meals and tourist attractions included at the famous Apollo Hotel right on a canal in the heart of Amsterdam, rated 5 star super deluxe, with a long tradition of serving sophisticated international travelers
3. Handsome set of luggage (Holly): Airway Elwood luggage collection with pleated construction for casual elegance and extra packing place, plus wheels for the ease of roll-along luggage

Patricia Bids: $5,450.

SHOWCASE 2: Prizes mentioned during our story of Christmas in the department store!

It's Christmas day, and our department store Santa (Johnny) is just about to leave his post when some kids stop him and ask if he'll take a few late Christmas wishes! Being the trooper that he is, our Santa says yes, and asks the first girl to join him on his throne!

1. Little Dian is very excited and whispers her wishes in his ear! Santa pauses...and then instructs Dian to open one of the presents by his chair, telling her that her wishes have been answered with a new TV!
- Quasar trim contemporary looking 19-inch color TV with new picture tube, sharpness and tone controls, and automatic color control system

2. Little Holly settles down in Santa's lap and shows him what she wants from her Christmas list! Santa stops her mid-sentence and points to yet another present on the floor! Holly jumps off Santa's lap and rips open her present...a new microwave oven!
- Norelco microwave oven with solid state dual mode with plan a meal and cooking back temperature systems, computerized programming, reheat cycle, digital readout

3. Janice slides onto Santa's throne and starts to tell him all about her special wish! Santa nods his head and reaches into his pocket to give her a diamond watch!
- Benrus watch featuring 32 sparkling diamonds, Italian mesh bracelet, 17 joule movement

4. Janice helps our Santa to his feet as he directs the girls to the doors behind him. "And now, my children, to make Christmas day complete for you and your family! I have these new cars!" (one for each girl)
- Ford Pinto with 4-cylinder engine and a long list of standard features (Holly)
- Ford Futura coupe with 4-cylinder 4-speed transmission and all the other standard equipment, plus white wall tires and California emission (Dian)
- Silver Blue Ford Thunderbird with all standard equipment, plus vinyl roof, paint stripes, wheel covers, white side wall radial tires, convenience group, tilt wheel, speed control, air conditioning, AM-FM stereo with tape player, and power side windows (Janice)

Janet Bids: $22,000.

Showcase bids:
|Janet|Patricia|
|$22000|$5450|



ARP of Patricia's Showcase: $8,573, for a difference of $3,123.
ARP of Janet's Showcase: $20,204. MRRRRRRRP!

Difference of:
|CHRISTMAS|ROOM/TRIP|
|OVER|$3123|

Patricia wins $10,103 in prizes!
« Last Edit: May 15, 2024, 08:15:24 PM by mechamind »
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