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Recap for February 23, 1981 (4011D)
« on: May 26, 2024, 01:02:42 AM »
Episode Number: 4011D (02/23/1981)
Airdate: February 23, 1981
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: Left-to-right (though it was almost 2-3-4-1)
Microphone Handoff: Janice



1st IUFB - A trip to Washington, D.C.: Fly with a guest round-trip air coach from L.A. to D.C. aboard Western Airlines, for a 6-night stay at the Sheraton Washington Hotel, a 12-acre park-like setting close to downtown historical and cultural sights, swimming, jogging, sauna, and 4 restaurants (Holly on the Train, Janice with the prize)

|JOYCE|DAVID|ESTHER|CONSTANCE|
|$700|$850|$600|$550|

Actual Retail Price: $1,196!

David is a flight attendant for a major airline. He's from New Orleans, "Super Bowl City".

David is playing Switcheroo for a new car: Pontiac LeMans coupe with room for 6 and V6 engine, includes body side moldings, steel belted radial white stripe tires, bumper guards, custom exterior group, tinted glass, deluxe wheel covers, custom belts, and luxury steering wheel (Dian)

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CAR

SWEATER

CLOCK

TABLEWARE

VACUUM

David can also price these four items (Janice):
1. Fire Islander sportswear sweater for today's woman
2. Spartus Water Pump clock reproduced on rustic frame
3. Washington Forge Town & Country tableware set, polished stainless steel blades with natural grain Fleetwood handles
4. Hoover Portapower vacuum with all the power of a full-size vacuum in a neat compact lightweight canister

The numbers are 1, 2, 4, 5, and 8.

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

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CAR

SWEATER

CLOCK

TABLEWARE

VACUUM

David takes another 30 seconds. How many are right?

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CAR

SWEATER

CLOCK

TABLEWARE

VACUUM

Nuts. And he never had the car right to begin with.

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$7525

$18

$40

$51

$80

David will return for the Showcase Showdown after we play a little more.



2nd IUFB - A handy dishwasher: Gibson portable dishwasher featuring 3 levels of washing action, hygiene cycle, forced air drying, and energy saver switch (Holly)

|Joyce|HAROLD|Esther|Constance|
|$400|$395|$250|$300|

Actual Retail Price: $420!

Joyce is playing Barker's Bargain Bar for a microwave range and a bar set:
1: Tappan complete cooking center, a self-cleaning electric oven with 1-piece smooth cooktop, and the convenience of a full-size microwave oven at the top with automatic temperature probe (Janice)
2: Chromcraft Furniture bar set, the bar with clear glass top, the front button tufted, and the stools have a brass finish with wood footrests (Dian)

Range
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Bar Set
$1,080
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$790

Joyce picks the bar set. Reveal the prices!

$1,580
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$1,090
$500
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$300

MRRRRRRRP! She wanted a range, but she's out of range herself.

Joyce will be back for the Showcase Showdown after the next game.



3rd IUFB - A ceiling fan light: Casa Blanca Fan Company Victorian ceiling fan light in white with brass trim, saves energy (Janice)

|ELOUISE|Harold|Esther|Constance|
|$800|$525|$375|$420|

Actual Retail Price: $564!

Harold, a rancher in Colorado, is playing Poker Game for a chicken hutch, a washer/dryer, a wood-burning stove, and a wicker chair:
1: The Lane Company, Inc. Trade Winds chair that combines wicker with semi-attached back for today's popular lifestyles (Dian)
2: Chicken hutch (yes, that's what it's called!) designed to be used as a display unit in any room in the home, can display plants and art objects, and even hold cookbooks and condiments (Dian)
3: Gibson 18-pound Washmaster automatic washer with 8 temperatures plus Agisoak action; includes matching Drymaster with Gibson's Vacudry system that dries clothes fast but is gentle to fabrics (Holly)
4: Sun Fire original firewood stove with the classical look of sculpture, nickel brass, or copper trim, adds a cheerful gleam to the glow of your fire (Holly)

Harold must build a winning Poker hand with two prizes.

█ █ █ █ █ ◄ PLAYER
HOUSE ► █ █ █ █ █


Janice brings in the prize tags.

CHAIR
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HUTCH
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WASH/DRY
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STOVE
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Harold picks the washer/dryer... $790.
Harold adds the chair... $600 for three of a kind.

0 0 0 9 7 ◄ PLAYER
HOUSE ► █ █ █ █ █


CHAIR
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HUTCH
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WASH/DRY
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STOVE
$600
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$790
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Harold passes to the house.

The third prize is... $299.
The fourth prize is... $669 for a full house!

9 9 9 6 6 ◄ PLAYER
HOUSE ► 0 0 0 9 7


CHAIR
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HUTCH
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WASH/DRY
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STOVE
$600
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$299
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$790
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$669

Harold wins all four prizes!



1st Showcase Showdown:
|CONTESTANT|SPIN 1|SPIN 2|TOTAL|RESULT|
|Joyce|.50|.50|1.00|$1,000!|
|David|.80|.20|1.00|$1,000!|
|Harold|.10|.25|.35||

During Joyce's spin, Bob recalls a trio of women who all failed to get the Wheel all the way around at least once.

|BONUS SPIN(OFF)|SPIN|RESULT|
|Joyce|.25||
|David|.85|SHOWCASE|



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

|Elouise|YOLANDRA|Esther|Constance|
|$1|$700|$800|$805|

Actual Retail Price: $499!

Elouise is playing Range Game for a teak wood day bed, with dark rosewood satin finish, the head frame with deep hand carving, plus 3 storage drawers in the base (Holly)

The price is between $3600 and $4200.

Elouise stops the range at $3767-$3917.

The actual price is... $3890!.

Elouise wins the day bed!



5th IUFB - A new stereo console: Soundesign vertical integrated audio unit that combines beautiful furniture with exciting home stereo, complete with AM-FM radio, 8-track and cassette recordings, VSR record changer, and 4 speakers (Janice)

|JEAN|Yolandra|Esther|Constance|
|$875|$900|$700|$750|

BUZZ! BUZZ! BUZZ! And the audience was shouting to slip in a dollar bid. Nobody listened, and now everybody must go lower than $700.

|JEAN|Yolandra|Esther|Constance|
|$550|$600|$605|$525|

Actual Retail Price: $620!

Esther is playing Hi-Lo (Holly and Janice). The grocery products are:
1. Can of Jolly Time popping corn
2. Chloraseptic Lozenges for Sore Throat Pain
3. Diaparene 100% Talc Free Baby Powder made with Corn Starch
4. Trident Value Pack Sugarless Gum Original Flavor
5. Dr. Scholls Insoles
6. Tidy Cat Odor-Ban Cat Box Filler

The prize is a pair of motorcycles: Pair of Honda CM200 commuter-type bikes with electric starter, easy to handle and easy on the pocketbook, a prize worth $2,656 (Dian).

Hi––––|––––|––––|
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Esther's first pick is the cat litter... $1.20.
Esther's second pick is the insoles... $2.09.
Esther's third pick is the lozenges... $3.42.

|CAT LITTER|INSOLES|LOZENGES|
|$1.20|––––|––––|

The price of the gum is... 49’.
The price of the popcorn is... 62’.
The price of the powder is... $2.57.

HiCAT LITTER|INSOLES|LOZENGES|
|$1.20|––––|––––|
|GUM|POPCORN|POWDERLo
|49’|62’|$2.57|

Esther will return for the Showcase Showdown after one more game.



Oops! The next calldown, Bernardine, accidentally moved into the red spot and pushed the two others. Bob has to sort it out as we play "Musical Mice". :P

6th IUFB - A regulator clock: The New England Clock Company Vienna Regulator clock, elegant with a dark pine cabinet true to classic designs, tradition and quality, beautifully styled (Holly on the Turntable)

|Jean|Yolandra|BERNARDINE|Constance|
|$450|$625|$700|$600|

Actual Retail Price: $750!

Constance couldn't be pushed out for a pricing game, and now we have to send her off to the First Four Breakfast Club.

Bernardine is playing Dice Game for a new car: Ford Mustang with power brakes, AM-FM radio, interior accent group, turbine wheel covers, VI-75 tires, and California emission, includes tilt steering wheel (Janice).

Dian and Holly wheel in the Dice Game table.



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Is the 1st number a 3? No! Bernardine guesses HIGHER.
Is the 2nd number a 4? No! Bernardine guesses HIGHER.
Is the 3rd number a 4? No! Bernardine guesses LOWER.
Is the 4th number a 4? No! Bernardine guesses LOWER.

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L

Light up the price!

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MRRRRRRRP! So close, but she had to defy the odds a second time.

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



2nd Showcase Showdown:
|CONTESTANT|SPIN 1|SPIN 2|TOTAL|RESULT|
|Esther|.35|.55|.90||
|Bernardine|.80|.10|.90||
|Elouise|.25|.80|1.05|MRRRRRRRP!|

|SPINOFF|SPIN|RESULT|
|Esther|.40|SHOWCASE|
|Bernardine|. 5||



David is the top winner, and Esther is the Runner-Up!

SHOWCASE 1: A trip to The Price is Right Department Store! (Dian)
1. And on floor 2, we find the home entertainment department and a projection TV! (Janice)
- Muntz projection TV with 50-inch screen, all self-contained in a wood-grain cabinet

2. And now, we're on our way up to floor 3 and the accessory department, and a duo sauna! (Holly)
- Viking Sauna Duo Sauna that holds 2 adults comfortably, complete with heater, light fixture, and controls, simple to install, no drains or plumbing required

3. And on floor 4, we have the appliance department and something for the whole family, a new refrigerator/freezer! (Janice)
- White-Westinghouse 3-door frost-free refrigerator with giant 21 cubic foot capacity, 7-day meat keeper, and separate top freezer compartment for often used items

4. Up we go, now, and finally on floor 5, we find the music department and a beautiful organ! (Holly)
- Lowrey organ with exclusive rhythm and 18 unique tempos, features a pair of 44-note keyboards and includes many different instrument sounds

David passes the Showcase.
Esther Bids: $5,400.

SHOWCASE 2: Prizes mentioned in our salute to characters from Roman Mythology!
1. And the first famous Roman is Flora, the goddess of flowers, and you'll be able to enjoy Flora's prize possessions with flowers once a week for a year! (Dian, with prize on the Turntable)
- The American Florist Marketing Council fresh flower arrangement every week for a year

2. Next, we have Minerva, the goddess of many things, one of which was wisdom! And to keep you wise, just like Minerva, we've found a new encyclopedia! (Janice, with prize on other side of Turntable)
- World Book Encyclopedia 22-volume encyclopedia including research guides and index volume, easy-to-use, easy-to-read, and easy-to-understand; plus Childcraft 15-volume How & Why library

3. Now, here's Summanus, and to pay tribute to this Roman god, you'll have to enter into his domain, sleep, on a brand new bed! (Holly)
- Namaco Industries bed collection, a combination of traditional and contemporary designs, a beauty to behold and a decorative dream; plus a Namaco Industries Lifetime sleep set available in your choice of extra firm inner spring, flotation system in firm foam, complete with matching foundation

4. Here's Mercury, the messenger of the gods, and son of Jupiter and Maya. And to emulate this renowned Roman, you'll need to get around town fast, too, in a new sports car! (Johnny)
- Triumph TR-7 with standard features, includes air conditioning, fuel injection, AM-FM radio with cassette, cloth gauges, map lights, steel belted radial tires, (?) cover, rack, pin stripes, and mats

David Bids: $10,800.

Showcase bids:
|Esther|David|
|$5400|$10800|



ARP of David's Showcase: $13,786, for a difference of $2,986.
ARP of Esther's Showcase: $6,955, for a difference of $1,555.

Difference of:
|ELEVATOR|SPORTSCAR|
|$1555|$2986|

Esther wins $7,575 in prizes!
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