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Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (2017)

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much is the thrilling, award-winning documentary from CJ Wallis about a math genius from Texas named Ted Slauson who spent the majority of his life memorizing the prize amounts on The Price Is Right. The film explores how Ted went from bidding to banned, and reveals his part in a 2008 perfect bid Showcase scandal that was covered in Esquire, Time Magazine & others“- YouTube Movies

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District Grade:C+
District Category:Niche
Sub-Genres:People, Crime, Nostalgia
Run Time:72 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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“The perfect bid was $23,743. That bid is the only one in the show’s decades-long history to be exact to the number. It was made by Terry Kniess, who nailed the contest with the help of Slauson, who was a math teacher from Texas” ABC Action News Tampa Bay

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The District’s Quick Hits

Awards:Best Documentary (Orland Film Festival)
Where To Stream:Peacock, YouTube, tubi, PlutoTV
Director:C.J. Wallis
Starring: Bob Barker, Drew Carey
Where To Stream sections are based on the films location at the time of the article’s published date. Some films may no longer be available on certain streaming services.

Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much

2017
72 Minutes
Niche
Final Grade: C+
Now Streaming On: Peacock, YouTube, tubi, PlutoTV,

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