The Price is Right to air ‘Plinko’ Episode


You know your favorite memory of The Price is Right is someone playing Plinko. Well now, as one of America’s favorite games turns 30, producers are planning a special tribute.

“When we realized it was the 30th anniversary of Plinko, we wanted to do something special,” says executive producer Mike Richards. “And [host] Drew [Carey] and I have always wanted to do an all-Plinko show. This seemed like the perfect opportunity to keep trotting it out.”

“There’s so much history with this game,” says Richards. “It’s almost becoming baseball-like….People have all kinds of theories of where to drop [the chip] — whether to drop it high and let it go, or as low as you can and try to feed it into that slot, or come off to the right and move it left.”

The Plinko tribute episode will September 27, 2013.

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