It’s another edition of the Obscure Old Tv Clip.
Today I present the first episode and game of the current era of “The Price Is Right”.
The year was 1972.
Check out how quiet the audience is during the intro unlike now when everyone is screaming. Johnny Olson reads the contestant’s names and for this show only, they are not immediately told to come on down. Of course there is also the introduction of Bob Barker’s era on The Price is Right, and yes this is still the same studio 33 they use today (now known as the Bob Barker Studio).
Now the first pricing game to be played was Any Number. This game was also the LAST pricing game Bob played (I’m sure that was on purpose). Note the contestant’s podium that doesn’t exist anymore.
It’s also a rare appearance by the Piggy Bank!