Crowning Moment of Awesome; Dethroning Moment of Suck
July 12, 2010 1:25 PM Subscribe
On the coffee table, he's laid out the iconic name tags he and Linda were given, as well as their green seat assignments for the first of two tapings on September 22, 2008, in the Bob Barker Studio at CBS's Television City: 004 and 005 — right down in front, immediately to the left of the four podiums on Contestant's Row. He has the giant white cue card that a stagehand held up — TERRY KNIESS — because most contestants can't hear announcer Rich Fields telling them to come on down above the sound of the crowd. (Terry couldn't.) He also has the operating instructions for the Big Green Egg, "The World's Best Smoker and Grill," which Terry won with a perfect bid of $1,175 from Contestant's Row. It's by the pool out back, and Terry agrees that it's awesome. He has Linda's passport out, just in case, and their marriage certificate, dated April 7, 1972. "I know I would ask to see it," he says.A great Esquire article about the only perfect Showcase bid in the history of The Price is Right.
—But, of course, there's more. Terry wrote a book; Ted (the guy in the audience) left a comment on a message board. (Here's what Terry [and Jodi Colteryahn] had to say about Ted.) —Also, fans at Golden-Road.net react to the article linked above.
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