The Price is Right – an 80s GemThe overall contestant who had won the most in bid-enabled dollar terms was crowned winner and was eligible to play in the next exciting episode. But, the really big beneficiaries in the maiden version of The Price is Right game show were the home viewers. Thousands of Americans crowded around their TV sets to watch the progressively popular game show. Their mission was to guess the total value of a multi-prize package. Bids were sent to the show by ‘snail mail’ and the ‘closet to value’ won a prize bundle that often included a luxury vacation or brand new car!
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