Monthly Archives: January 2016

Messages from David Gibbs’ answering machine

Let’s have a listen, shall we? “Lynnda here, I’m out of Aqua Net, can I borrow some?” “Hey Dave, I heard this funny joke today, it involves a 12 inch pianist and a man who walks into a bar…..”   … Continue reading

Posted in $ale humor, $ale Models, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mystery Money or Pick Again

It could be as much as $1000 or maybe 99 cents….. Are you going to take the money or not?

Posted in The Fame Game, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

And now, here’s the next question for $5

“Complete this nursery rhyme,┬áJack and Jill went up the hill……” BUZZZZZZ!!!!! “To fetch a roll of cheese?” “I’m sorry that’s incorrect, it’s ‘to fetch a pail of water.” “And speaking of cheese my friends……”

Posted in contestants, Jim Perry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

That agonizing moment when you realize

When that Instant Bargain you bought, a microwave oven for just $7 earlier in the game….. ……and you wind up losing in the Speedround, by a margin of just $5

Posted in contestants, Instant Bargains, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Day in $ale History, January 21, 1986

Thirty years ago, returning champion Curtis Warren claimed the $50,000 cash bonus on the syndicated version of $ale. And we have someone here who witnessed that moment in television history. Sure you did…..

Posted in $ale champions, contestants, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

I know a neighbor who has a stash of private home videos, but he has nothing to play them in…..

No problem, today’s Instant Bargain brings us the 1980s version of the future…. It’s a VCR! How much does that sucker cost? Wait a minute, you don’t expect me to pay this much?! Now that’s more like it!

Posted in $ale Models, Instant Bargains, Summer Bartholomew, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buy this Instant Bargain or the kid gets it

Here on Sale, we resort to extreme measures to get contestants to purchase our stuff. Today, it’s a trip to Carlsbad, California for Mommy, Daddy and Baby….. ……where they can stay at the Pelican Cove Inn. All for less than … Continue reading

Posted in $ale Models, Instant Bargains, Jim Perry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment