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About.com asks, “How would you change TPiR?”

Jan. 6th 2011

Over at about.com, Carrie Grosvenor is asking the big question in her Game Shows Blog.

If you were running the show, how would you change The Price is Right?

Would you bring back Rich Fields? Take the daytime show on the road? More primetime episodes?

We here at TPiR Blog would love to see a return of classic games such as Penny Ante, Hit Me, Joker, and Time is Money! What would you do? Feel free to drop a comment below or head on over to Carrie’s blog to have your say!

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Georgia Teacher Wins Big!

Jan. 2nd 2011

WJBF (Atlanta, GA) did a video expose on Jacqueline– Jacqueline was the big winner Thursday (12/30) sweeping the three prizes in rat race including a restored 1955 Ford Thunderbird!

You can find the video here.

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Bob Barker and State Farm: Good neighbors!

Dec. 30th 2010

Many folks who have been watching sporting events over the holiday break have noticed State Farm had a made a few new commercials– and guess who pops up (literally!) in one?

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The Greatest “The Price is Right” Bloopers!

Dec. 29th 2010

Brian Fairbanks over at Asylum has compiled “The Greatest ‘The Price Is Right’ Bloopers,” via a series of YouTube clips!

“The Price Is Right” has been around since 1965, and it has given away more than its share of ugly entertainment centers, useless blenders and laughably tacky two-door hatchback cars.

But really, who’s watching the world’s longest-running subliminal advertisement for its products? The guessing game of “The Price Is Right” has always taken a back seat to contestants wearing bizarre outfits, jumping on Bob Barker and taking him down and going berserk when they win, say, $500.

Read more over at Asylum!

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