Painful 'Price Is Right' Clip Shows Both Contestants Overbidding By Dollars

By Dave Basner

November 20, 2019

There have been some tough moments on The Price Is Right, like the time a guy took $1500 instead of trying to win a new car, or the time a contestant was in the bathroom when she was called to come on down, or the time host Drew Carey left a contestant hanging as he tried over and over to shake his hand, but there is a new one from a recent episode that is so painful to watch you'll actually feel it in your gut.

It took place during the final showdown, when contestants bid on a huge package of fabulous prizes. The one who gets closer to the price of their package without going over, wins it. In the clip, the first contestant, who bid $26,844 for a car and game room, wound up being over by just $481 - it was actually worth $26,844. That's pretty bad, but then the other contestant, who guessed $25,000 for three dream vacations, wound up overbidding by just $4 - they were worth $24,996.

The audience groaned and Carey apologized to both contestants, calling it "a bummer." Hopefully they got some good consolation prizes.

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