Throughout the years, there have been numerous products/merchandise/goods brought to us due to the success of The Price is Right from Board Games to Video Games to Computer Games.
In 1958, Lowell released a board game based on the Original 1956 version hosted by Bill Cullen.
A second edition of the 1956-1965 version, by Milton Bradley, was released in 1964 in a card game format.
In 1973, Milton Bradley released a 2nd Price board game and 1st one based on the 1972 revamped version. A 2nd edition was released in 1974, a 3rd edition was released in 1976 and a 4th and final edition was released in 1986.
Endless Games released two home editions of the show: one in 1998 and one in 2004.
Video, Computer & Electronic GamesEdit
In 1998, Tiger Electronics released a handheld electronic version of the show and the voice heard saying Come on Down, You're the Next Contestant on The Price is Right ! when the game is turned on is believed to Bob Barker.
In 2008, Irwin Toys released an electronic tabletop version on the show based on the Drew Carey era as he appears on it's box cover.
Also in 2008, Video Game editions of The Price is Right for the Nintendo Wii, DS, and PC were released and all three editions feature the voice over of announcer Rich Fields as he handles announcing and hosting duties.
In 2009, Jakks Pacific released a TV Plug-and-Play version of the show and it features Drew Carey handling the hosting duties and Rich Fields as the announcer despite his voice only being heard when either a cash game comes up (Plinko, Punch-A-Bunch, Grand Game) by saying U have a chance to win up to $10,000/$25,000/$50,000 or a Car game comes up by saying It's a New Car !.
In 2010, a 2nd edition of The Price is Right titled The Price is Right: 2010 Edition was released for the Nintendo Wii, DS, and PC with Rich Fields returning as the voice over Host and Announcer. The only difference is the Nintendo Wii and PC games feature 30 Pricing Games while the DS Gaming console only features 20.
In 2011, a Decades edition of the show was released for the Wii, Xbox360 Kinect, and PS3 Gaming consoles titled Price is Right Decades. Featuring over 40 different pricing games from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and the 2000s as well as fun trivia facts and nostalgic bonus clips from the show's amazing history.
In 2005, Endless Games released a DVD edition of The Price is Right. It features screen grabs taken from various Price is Right shows between 2001 and 2005 and featuring Family Game Night and ex-Price is Right Live host Todd Newton as the voice over host.
In 2008, Endless Games released a 2nd DVD edition with Drew Carey appearing on it's box cover. While Drew does appear in the DVD game, Todd Newton does most of the voice over hosting while Rich Fields handles the announcing duties just like on the TV show.
Also in 2008, a DVD complication set featuring 26 "Priceless" episodes were released. The 4-disc DVD set features episodes from the Bill Cullen era as well as the first week of shows from the revamped version of The Price is Right from 1972, episodes from 1973, 1974, and the very first Hour-Long episode from November 3, 1975 and as an added bonus, Host Bob Barker's entire last week of shows from June 2007.
In 2007, Harper Paperbacks released a "Behind-the-Scenes" book titled Come on Down! Behind the Big Doors at The Price is Right. The Book includes behind-the-scenes photos of the production staff, producers, models, pricing games, and contestants. The Book was written by Stan Blits and includes a foreword written by Bob Barker.
In 2009, Center Street published Bob Barker's Best-Selling memoir Priceless Memories. The retired Price is Right Host shares his memories, his early family life, reminisces of his late wife Dorothy Jo as well as his ling-standing 50-year career in Television and Broadcast. He appeared on the April 16, 2009 episode of The Price is Right to promote the book and gave away a free copy to the studio audience.
In June 2014, ex-Barker's Beauty Kathleen Bradley released her memoir Backstage at The Price is Right: Memoirs of a Barker Beauty, published by The R Group. Bradley shares her memories, backstage secrets and even some tensed and intense moments she witnessed during her 10 years on the show. She also shares memories of her early life, family, and the memories of her singing with her group The Love Machine. The book is available in either Hard book or Paperback and can be ordered on Kathleen's website: www.kathleenbradley.tv and it's also beileved to be a Best-Seller.
In 1994, a rare Tabletop Pinball game was released in order to promote the short-live nighttime syndicated version with host Doug Davidson at the time. The game includes: an electrical cord, a promotional booklet with photos/slides along with three radio jingles on reel-to-reel tapes.
The Great Game Company (1983)Edit
An Atari 2600 and Mattel's Intellivision video game based on the 1972 version was going to be released by The Great Game Company in 1983. However, due to the North American video game crash of 1983, it was never made nor released to the public.
In 1987, Gametek had released video game versions of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune to the Nintendo Entertainment System. The company had also planned to released a video game version of The Price is Right to the NES as well as versions to the SNES, Sega Genesis, Sega Game Gear, and the Sega CD but all versions was shelved.
Phillips Interactive Media (1993)Edit
TPIR was planned for the CD-i along with Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Name That Tune, and The Joker's Wild. All were released except for Wheel and TPIR.
Silicon Gaming (2000)Edit
Due to the mild success of the Family Feud slots at the MGM Grand in 2000, a slot machine game based on The Price is Right was originally going to be released by them and installed at various Harrah's casinos at the time. However, the concepts of the game have segwayed itself as 5 Reel with Plinko, Match Three and Spin & Win Fruity for various online casinos in the UK such as Virgin Casino and Blue Sq Casino.
Endless Games (2008)Edit
A Quick Picks travel game with Drew Carey on the cover was promoted in their 2008 catalogue, but the game was never released.