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Former ‘Price is Right’ producer shares protocol for contestants so excited they ‘pee their pants’
Hearing “Come on down!” on “The Price is Right” would make anyone excited, and there’s apparently plan in place if someone gets a little too excited.Former “Price is Right” and “Jeopardy!” producer Mike Richards told People recently that if someone accidentally wets their pants on set, production is prepared.“When I got there, they had a system in place in case someone peed their pants,” Richards told the outlet.He added, “I never saw it happen, but there were curtains and a blow dryer and [a] pair of sweats just in case, since we’d have to get on with the show.”Other kinds of accidents have happened on the set of “The Price is Right.”Last year, a contestant named Henry was celebrating his winning one of the games when he dislocated his shoulder. His wife, Alice, finished off the show by spinning the wheel for him.Henry ended up winning a Hawaiian vacation in the showcase showdown, and the show’s social media post of the clip joked, “He won a trip to Hawaii and the ER #PriceIsRight.”In 2014, a contestant named Judy hurt her ankle while spinning the wheel and played the Showcase Showdown on crutches.Richards worked on “The Price is Right” during its transition from Bob Barker as host to Drew Carey’s takeover and has also worked on “Wheel of Fortune” and “Let’s Make a Deal” throughout his career.The producer recently addressed his brief time as replacement host of “Jeopardy!” following the death of Alex Trebek.Richards told People, “No one was more surprised than me.