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Who is your favorite game show host for The Price Is Right?

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    Dirk4MVP

    [1]Jan 18, 2008
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    I have commented about this on various TPIR forum threads, but I am specifically making a Bob Barker-Drew Carey thread now, so I am wondering if you perfer Bob Barker or Drew Carey more? It is like most prequels to movies. You can't replace them. You can't replace Bob Barker, and he receives my vote for sure.
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    HelloStuart

    [2]Jan 18, 2008
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    Barker, far and away. It's just not the same show.
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    DoctorShade

    [3]Jan 19, 2008
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    Bob Barker, I've just gotten so used to seeing Bob Barker host the Price is Right Drew Carey just seems out of place on that stage. I know eventually I will get used to Carey but for now I still say Barker was better.

    I hate when they replace hosts, this is the worst thing since Meredith Vierra replaced Regis Philbin on Millionaire, even now I'm still not completely used to seeing her in the host's seat. I do like her as a host a lot though but she just doesn't take the place of Regis.
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    tvfan95

    [4]Jan 19, 2008
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    Bob Barker. I watched an episode with Drew and, well,no comments.
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    canuckfan792

    [5]Jan 19, 2008
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    Bob Barker for sure
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    GATZ1000

    [6]Jan 19, 2008
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    Drew was perfect for the Drew Carrey Show and for "Whose line is it anyway?" but for a gameshow host its hard to picture. Especially when it comes to 'The Price is Right' its Bob Barker all the way. Drew does a pretty good job on Power of 10 though so he's not all bad.

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    DoctorShade

    [7]Jan 27, 2008
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    I still think Maury Povich would of been a closer match to Bob Barker's demeanor so people would have accepted him better, he did host Twenty-One so it's not without presedent
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    MrsHubbyD

    [8]Feb 17, 2008
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    Hi all!

    I thought I was the only one who cared about Bob leaving. I absolutely think Drew is wrong for the show! I have however seen many posts on different sites where people say they think he is great--HUH??? He is not, and never will be a good host for this show. I realize he is not Bob, and that's fine, but they could have done better. I looked at the CBS "mailbag" for TPIR, and of course, they only put up the letters that say how great Drew is---NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I also noticed about a third of the way down the page, that they relisted some of the identical letters from above). Guess they had to "fill in" the page (like they do the with the audience) Anyway, the producers should go on and cancel the show, before it GETS cancelled by the network. I watched TPIR for all of it's 35 years. I was even ON the show, so I never thought I would turn the channel when TPIR was on, but alas, I can stand it no more! So long Price!

    Edited on 02/17/2008 11:07am
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    NBAlien

    [9]Feb 29, 2008
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    As of now, I love Drew Carey.
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    Lindopool

    [10]Mar 2, 2008
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    Always barker
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    Late_NightTV805

    [11]Mar 4, 2008
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    Barker, it's a completely different show now with Drew..

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    burgoonster

    [12]Apr 7, 2008
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    I Love Drew Carey On Price Is Right He Suits The Job Well
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    BrainiacMM

    [13]Apr 8, 2008
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    Drew is good but he is no where near Bobs level..
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    Mlemlo

    [14]Apr 26, 2008
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    Barker, no questions asked.

    Why does Drew always seem to replace game show hosts? First Clive Anderson, now Bob Barker...

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    ThereGoesHalo3

    [15]Apr 27, 2008
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    If this was school, and everyone raised their hands up... Bob Barker would be the right answer.

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    Frankburnsflagg

    [16]May 2, 2008
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    Bob Barker, hands down. Don't get me wrong, Drew Carey is a good host, but it's just not the same.
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    raygoshay

    [17]May 17, 2008
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    Regardless of whatever else he may do, I have to give Bob Barker credit for one thing - No other guy could make watching people guessing how much toasters and scuba gear costs - enjoyable. It's never been one of my favorite shows, yet Bob Barker turned it into something I'd stop for when cruising through the channels during the entertainment dessert that is morning TV. As for Drew - fuhgeddaboudit!
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    Desire101

    [18]Jun 5, 2008
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    Watching The Price is Right without Bob is not the same experience, I've watched Drew do it an few times. He's getting the role together an bit more than he did when he first started.

    But it's still not the same.

    Everybody who watched the show before Drew will always say Bob was the better host but that's not taking anything away from Drew at all.
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    brein1327

    [19]Jun 10, 2008
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    I liked Drew in the Drew Carey show, but not so much in the Price is Right.

    To quote Happy Gilmore:

    "The Price is wrong Bob."

    Edited on 06/10/2008 10:34pm
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    cna97

    [20]Jun 11, 2008
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    Ever since Bob Barker retired. The Price is Right has never been the same.
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