When Catherine Graham finally got onstage at a recent taping of “The Price Is Right” she was so excited to be there! She’d traveled from Boston to Los Angeles to visit her daughter and to be a contestant on the show.
But when she guessed the price of the prize correctly and won, she was a little disappointed to find that she had a nice vacation package for five nights in glorious New Hampshire. Just a short drive from her home. Where she’d been “a billion” times.
“I just wish it was Tahiti or someplace” she said while laughing during an interview with WBZ Channel 4, CBS Boston.
The prize included roundtrip airfare — from Los Angeles, of course, so she’d need to fly back to LA to claim all of her prize.
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We’re not sure if “The Price Is Right” offers any kind of replacement prizes in such situations, but at least Graham has $1,000 that she won from spinning $1 on the big wheel.
New Hampshire definitely stepped up to entice Graham, though. The New Hampshire Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives offered her an additional $6,500 in prizes according to reports in People Magazine. They threw in a wine tasting, jet ski rental and a chance to throw the first pitch at a minor league baseball game.
Watch Catherine’s winning guess and disappointed reaction here:AlertMe