A Sacramento man won big on “The Price Is Right!” this week.
Roger Cobb, a group fitness instructor at 24 Hour Fitness, won the Showcase Showdown on Monday, bringing home $41,777 worth of prizes. He won a new car and two vacations.
The CBS game show, hosted by Drew Carey and formerly hosted by Bob Barker, has contestants, chosen at random from the audience, guess the price of various retail items and trips to win prizes.
“My partner like hit me in the audience and said, ‘They called you,’” Cobb told The Sacramento Bee. “I looked up, I saw my name, just shocked first when they called.”
Cobb lost the first round, in which contestants guessed the retail prices of four smartwatches.
The second round featured a collection of women’s rain boots and Kate Spade attire.
“In my mind I was thinking, ‘Crap, watch me win this stuff, lady stuff,’” Cobb said.
He had the closest guess with a price of $1,100 – the true price was $1,366.
The prize? A brand new Toyota Yaris sedan.
He then had to guess the price of the Yaris in a game called Cover Up, during which he looked to his friends in the audience for guidance.
He got super close with his initial guess, with only the last number off. In the end of the Cover Up game, the last number eluded him and he didn’t win a car – in that round.
However, Cobb got to spin the wheel and got $0.95 – a very high number – on his first try, moving on to the Showcase Showdown.
“I was like, ‘Wow, oh my God I’m in the Showcase,’” Cobb said.
Then, in the showdown with one other contestant, Cobb had the closest guess on the retail price of the big prize.
His reward? Trips to Norway and Miami and a brand new Mitsubishi Lancer.
His friends and family – partner Robert Weight, sister-in-law Hattie Barrientos, niece Tracy Bramasco and his niece’s friend Susana Villanueva – dressed in matching shirts, ran up on stage to celebrate with him.
“I’m still in disbelief,” Cobb said Friday about winning.
Watch the episode here.