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* August 20, 1985 (daytime): During a college week episode, the first Instant Bargain had an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ztCMGYWEbc electric typewriter]] worth $500 selling for $5. Kirsten and Michael have a chance to buy it. Jim says "I'll help you a little bit further, I'll help you with the paper. $500 worth of typewriter..." As soon as Michael hears the $500, he buzzes in thinking Jim was throwing in $500 cash. Jim explained he was saying the value of the typewriter but decides to throw in the $500 anyway. On the second Instant Bargain, Jim grabs a cue card to explain to Michael that a $715 exercise bench can be bought for $10.



* August 20, 1985 (daytime): During a college week episode, the first Instant Bargain had an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ztCMGYWEbc]] electric typewriter worth $500 selling for $5. Kirsten and Michael have a chance to buy it. Jim says "I'll help you a little bit further, I'll help you with the paper. $500 worth of typewriter..." As soon as Michael hears the $500, he buzzes in thinking Jim was throwing in $500 cash. Jim explained he was saying the value of the typewriter but decides to throw in the $500 anyway. On the second Instant Bargain, Jim grabs a cue card to explain to Michael that a $715 exercise bench can be bought for $10.

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* August 20, 1985 (daytime): During a college week episode, the first Instant Bargain had an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ztCMGYWEbc]] electric typewriter worth $500 selling for $5. Kirsten and Michael have a chance to buy it. Jim says "I'll help you a little bit further, I'll help you with the paper. $500 worth of typewriter..." As soon as Michael hears the $500, he buzzes in thinking Jim was throwing in $500 cash. Jim explained he was saying the value of the typewriter but decides to throw in the $500 anyway. On the second Instant Bargain, Jim grabs a cue card to explain to Michael that a $715 exercise bench can be bought for $10.


* 1980s: Announcer Jay Stewart (who also modeled on occasion) once wore fruit and what appeared to be whipped cream on an [[NiceHat immense hat]]. Jim, walking over, dipped his finger into the cream and took a lick... but discovered that it was actually ''shaving'' cream.

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* 1980s: 1983/4: Announcer Jay Stewart (who also modeled on occasion) once wore fruit and what appeared to be whipped cream on an [[NiceHat immense hat]]. Jim, walking over, dipped his finger into the cream and took a lick... but discovered that it was actually ''shaving'' cream.


* September 23, 1985 (syndicated): A ''Franchise/StarWars''-themed Instant Bargain [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z0YFYYAJiA&start=244 goes horribly wrong]].



* September 23, 1985 (syndicated): A ''Franchise/StarWars''-themed Instant Bargain [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z0YFYYAJiA&start=244 goes horribly wrong]].


* September 23, 1985 (syndicated): A ''[[Franchise/StarWars]]''-themed Instant Bargain [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z0YFYYAJiA&start=244 goes horribly wrong]].

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* September 23, 1985 (syndicated): A ''[[Franchise/StarWars]]''-themed ''Franchise/StarWars''-themed Instant Bargain [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z0YFYYAJiA&start=244 goes horribly wrong]].

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* September 23, 1985 (syndicated): A ''[[Franchise/StarWars]]''-themed Instant Bargain [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z0YFYYAJiA&start=244 goes horribly wrong]].


* January 15, 1986 (syndicated): The third Instant Bargain of the day is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i1weRZc7lQ a trip to Palm Springs by limousine]](valued at $1,600, on Sale for $15), which wouldn't be too bad...[[CriticalResearchFailure but three guesses where champion Curtis Warren happened to live?]] [[spoiler:Jim Perry would then substitute Palm Springs for a trip to San Francisco, which Curtis then bought. This would also be repeated exactly two weeks later, where champion David Henfer was offered [[ContinuityNod a trip to Palm Springs]] (which was also bought) instead of Reno (where he lived 15 minutes from). It also happened on the daytime Sale, but there was no substitute offered in that instance.]]

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* January 15, 1986 (syndicated): The third Instant Bargain of the day is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i1weRZc7lQ a trip to Palm Springs by limousine]](valued at $1,600, on Sale for $15), which wouldn't be too bad...[[CriticalResearchFailure but three guesses where champion Curtis Warren happened to live?]] [[spoiler:Jim Perry would then substitute Palm Springs for a trip to San Francisco, which Curtis then bought. This would also be repeated exactly two weeks later, where champion David Henfer Hefner was offered [[ContinuityNod a trip to Palm Springs]] (which was also bought) instead of Reno (where he lived 15 minutes from). It also happened on the daytime Sale, but there was no substitute offered in that instance.]]


* 1984: On one episode, Jim was getting ready to introduce the contestants when the lights went out on the set. Without missing a beat, he said "And now we'll introduce (''lights go out'') the guy who will pay the bill for the lights, and then we'll get the hell out of here." [[note]]An unaired outtake that was shown in an episode of ''TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes''.[[/note]]

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* 1984: On one episode, Jim was getting ready to introduce the contestants when the lights went out on the set. Without missing a beat, he said "And now we'll introduce (''lights go out'') the guy who will pay the bill for the lights, and then we'll get the hell out of here." [[note]]An [[note]](An unaired outtake that was shown in an episode of ''TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes''.[[/note]])[[/note]]


* May 24, 1985 (syndicated): From Tim Holleran's first episode, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X097zjWgpag This question about Wales]] leads into total hilarity.

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* May 24, 1985 (syndicated): From Tim Holleran's first episode, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X097zjWgpag This this question about Wales]] leads into total hilarity.


* 1980s (syndicated): [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X097zjWgpag This question about Wales]] leads into total hilarity.


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* May 24, 1985 (syndicated): From Tim Holleran's first episode, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X097zjWgpag This question about Wales]] leads into total hilarity.

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* 1980s (syndicated): [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X097zjWgpag This question about Wales]] leads into total hilarity.


* 1980s: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yiceqnb_dPk This Fame Game]] where things go OffTheRails.


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* January 1986: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yiceqnb_dPk This Fame Game]] where things go OffTheRails.


* 1980s: Announcer Jay Stewart (who also modeled on occasion) once wore fruit and what appeared to be whipped cream on an [[NiceHat immense hat]]. Jim, walking over, dipped his finger into the cream and took a lick...but discovered that it was actually ''shaving'' cream.

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* 1980s: Announcer Jay Stewart (who also modeled on occasion) once wore fruit and what appeared to be whipped cream on an [[NiceHat immense hat]]. Jim, walking over, dipped his finger into the cream and took a lick... but discovered that it was actually ''shaving'' cream.

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* 1980s: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yiceqnb_dPk This Fame Game]] where things go OffTheRails.


-->'''Jim:''' According to the song, [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} when there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?]] (''John buzzes in'') John?\\

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-->'''Jim:''' According to the song, [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}} when there's something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?]] (''John buzzes in'') John?\\

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