Drew Carey and John Teti nerd out about The Price Is Right in this bonus clip

Every week, John Teti hosts The A.V. Club Hosted By John Teti—it’s right there in the name!—and on a recent episode, he makes a personal dream come true by visiting the set of The Price Is Right. In this exclusive outtake from that episode, John and TPIR host Drew Carey nerd out about a specific game on the show that…

Watch a guy refuse to go for the car on The Price Is Right, shattering audience's dreams

The Price Is Right is a game show that’s as much about strategy as it is about chance. Whether you’re guesstimating the price of a new washing machine or undercutting your fellow contestant by only betting a dollar, it’s important to think through all your options before telling host Drew Carey what you want to do.…

Watch a dude go absolutely apeshit setting a Plinko record on The Price Is Right

The funny thing about the video below, which details a record-setting hot streak on The Price Is Right’s signature game Plinko, is that, at first, you would think the star of it is Andrea. Andrea’s number gets called, and we watch as she takes her spot at the show’s famous row of contestants, and as the camera pans to…

The Price Is Right’s 1972 debut episode is on YouTube and it is glorious

The original version of Goodson-Todman’s The Price Is Right from 1956 had a respectable enough nine-year run with Bill Cullen as host. But that was nothing compared to the enduring popularity of the glitzy 1972 revival hosted by Bob Barker, who recently turned 93. The debut episode of the Barker Price Is Right has …

Help us shame The New York Times into fixing its bogus Price Is Right journalism

Over the weekend, The New York Times published the latest edition of its fun consumer complaint resolution column, The Haggler, and this installment deals with an 81-year-old Price Is Right contestant who had trouble claiming her prizes. Allison McKay won a Nissan Versa, a bunch of Michael Kors bags, and a few other…

How every Price Is Right contestant should “come on down”

The act of “coming on down” on CBS’ long-running morning time-passer The Price Is Right is an act of pure self-expression. From the moment of hearing their name called, each contestant is tasked with a mission: to celebrate with loved ones and then memorably march from their seat to Contestant’s Row, where they will…

Hero Price Is Right model begins the revolution by just giving away a car

For decades, our nation’s Price Is Right spokesmodels have pulled on their sequined coveralls and high-heeled work boots, and marched dutifully into the game show factory for another day of pulling levers and pointing. As Upton Sinclair wrote in his historic game show exposé, The Jungle, “Into this wild-beast tangle…