Anyone competing on “The Price Is Right” who’s lucky enough to hit $1,000 when spinning the iconic wheel is the envy of all game-show contestants, but what are the odds of two contestants hitting $1,000 in the same show?
Actually, scratch that. How about the chances of three contestants doing it in the same show?
The odds must be beyond astronomical, yet that’s precisely what happened on today’s edition of the long-running game show when all three contestants who took a turn spinning the wheel hit that hallowed number — and, even stranger, none of the three managed it on the first spin, but by combining two spins.
While only one of the contestants — Manfred — wound up advancing to the next round, the first contestant to hit the $1,000 served up an over-the-top, joyfully insane happy dance for the ages. Watch: