Apparently due to an editing mistake, Bob Barker is not introduced before entering through the big doors.
Pricing game 1/2 Off makes its debut in this episode.
This is Starr Campbell's first episode.
This special celebrates Bob Barker's induction into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. In addition to those credited, Les Moonves appears in a pre-taped segment.
Actor Tad Hilgenbrink appears as a contestant.
During the reveal of the car for the playing of Lucky $even, Rachel Reynolds doesn't apply the brakes early enough and hits the wall.
The theme of this special is "vote," and, supposedly, all of the audience members are college students who will be voting for the first time in November.
Bob Barker officially introduces Rich Fields as the show's new announcer.
This special is a salute to America's teachers.
This is Rich Fields' first episode as the permanent announcer.
During the second One Bid, a contestant's bid was displayed incorrectly causing him to lose his chance to play a pricing game. This was discovered after the ensuing pricing game had been played, so the contestant was awarded the prize offered in the game (a car) and excused from Contestant's Row (he would return for the Showcase Showdown). The contestant who erroneously came on stage won the pricing game and was allowed to keep the prize (the car). Furthermore, she was placed back in Contestant's Row for the next One Bid - which she won. She played a second pricing game and lost.
This is Claudia Jordan's final episode.
This special is a salute to colleges and universities, and, as such, only college students comprised the studio audience.
This episode is celebrated as the 6000th episode.
This is Rich Fields' first episode in his on-air audition to become the show's permanent announcer.
This episode was billed and celebrated as being the 6000th episode.
This is Rebecca Pribonic's first episode.
This is Claudia Jordan's last daytime episode.
This special was a salute to the armed forces and veterans. As such, only members of the military and veterans were in the audience.
Several CBS celebrities offer pre-taped messages to Bob Barker throughout the show.