Edited down to the essentials, this episode of The Price is Right is only 11 minutes long

Gordon took an episode of The Price is Right and edited it down to gameplay. The resulting video is an eleven-minutes long blast of pure Price is Right. Price is Right as an Olympic sport.

I trimmed a few things like... -Long form product descriptions. -Pandering to the audience for answers. -Wheel spinning animations. -Unnecessary delays.

The methodology seems overly aggressive — isn't pandering to the audience the point of the show? — but an interesting deconstruction all the same. Read the rest

How to win "Now or Then" on The Price is Right 100% of the time

Slate has a cheat sheet based on game theory for winning The Price is Right. Read the rest