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Most viewed - The Announcers
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557 viewsWhen announcers were shown on camera, this was a typical shot used to call contestants to "Come On Down!" Here is Rod calling down a contestant in a 1990 episode.
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554 viewsThe cameraman catches Rod at an unusual angle in this episode. Rod's looking spiffy in this bright yellow blazer!
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542 viewsRod Roddy making an on-camera appearance during a showcase, taking the dreaded 'Announcer's Test.' The scripts were chock full of difficult tongue twisters that Rod was almost always able to master with ease.
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539 viewsWhat a handsome dude!
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536 viewsEven Rod has to admit "It's much harder than it looks!" And he wasn't even playing for a car!
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520 viewsTwo things wrong here. He's on the wrong side of the stage and he's undressing. He was called out for a copy clarification after he ducked out during Game Six to change clothes for the Showcase. (Now there's a lost art...announcers changing clothes for the Showcase!)
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517 viewsRod is seen here wearing a sparkily blueish hat (sent to him by a fan), which matches his sparkily blueish jacket! Bob said "Rod, you look kinda cute!"
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513 viewsRod mugs for the camera after a quick cameo to repeat a detail about an item up for bids.
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501 viewsPeople love Bob, but just as many loved Johnny. Here, one woman brandished a pennant with her heart's desire.
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497 viewsThey took a quick shot of Rod when he made a blunder with Bob's name! The next contestant was named "Donna." When Bob asked Rod for a contestant, Rod said, "Well, Don --" and quickly caught himself. Barker had fun with him over the slip-up.
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493 viewsAnother nice smile from Rod Roddy, who has just passed another dreaded "Announcer's Test" showcase!
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488 viewsAnnouncer Rod Roddy participated in his share of showcases over the years. Here you see such an occasion.
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