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In Switch?, a contestant is asked whether to keep the prices of two prizes the same or switch the prices, hence the question mark.

GameplayEdit

Two prizes are shown with prices for each. The contestant must decide whether the prices stay where they are, or they should be switched. Upon switching the prices, peppy music would play and it is the same one used from the pricing game Switcheroo (the end bars in this case); originally, the think music from Check Game and Make Your Move was used. Then the models would spin the wheels with the titles on them to reveal the right prices; when Bob was the host the left model would go first, then the right (same scenario with Doug), but when Drew took over, the models did it at the same time. A correct decision won the game and the two prizes.

HistoryEdit

  • When the game was first played on February 27, 1992 (#8324D), it received its very first win.
  • The game was played for a car, six times (four times in daytime and two times in primetime).
  • On January 5, 2010 (#4982K), contestant Alexandra Klem opted to switch the prices. However, Amber revealed the price of one of the prizes, even with Drew repeatedly telling this. Despite her decision being incorrect, Drew declared it a technical win and Alexandra won both prizes.
  • On the Halloween episode on October 31, 2013 Switch? (#6474K) was renamed Witch? During that playing, the game was lost.
  • Since Drew became the host, he often tells the models to not bump or run into each other, whenever the prices were switched. The models usually play along, making a dramatic show of avoiding each other. Bob, on the other hand, never did so.
  • Switch? was played 4 times on the primetime version and every playing received a win.
  • On June 22, 2016 (#7593K), a contestant named Bridget Praytor decided to switch the prices, but lost, and it spoiled a perfect show.
  • On September 19, 2016 (#7611K) to kick off the 45th season, it was played for two cars, but was lost because the prices weren't switched.
  • On October 24, 2016 (#7661K), when the prices were being switched, the beginning of the Switcheroo music was accidentally used, instead of normally using the end bars.
  • On a Dream Car Week episode on May 18, 2017 (#7944K, aired out of order on May 16), Switch? was played for two trips: one to the Indy 500, the other one to the Daytona 500. Both trips were won when contestant John Rockett decided to switch the prices.

TriviaEdit

  • The most number of times this game was played in any season was 37.

GalleryEdit

NOTE: In the galleries below, if you see a screenshot of the models carrying prices, it means the contestant has decided to have the prices switched. And, if you don't see a screenshot of the models carrying prices, it means the contestant has decided to leave the prices where they are.

First Christmas Edition of Switch? (December 25, 1992, #8635D)Edit

Switch? for a Suzuki DS 80 Dirt Bike and Two Recliners (June 11, 1999, #1165K)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from the 30th Season Premiere (September 17, 2001, #1861K, aired out of order on September 24)Edit

Switch? for a Sea-Doo GTI Watercraft and a Beachcomber Spa (May 17, 2002, #001SP)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from the US Armed Forces Million Dollar Spectacular (December 18, 2003, #014SP)Edit

Switch? for a Tama Star Classic Drum Set and a Kawasaki KAF300 Mule Utility Vehicle (May 1, 2004, #017SP)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from the 34th Season Premiere (September 19, 2005, #3331K)Edit

Last Switch? Loss with Bob Barker (May 7, 2007, #3981K)Edit

Final Playing with Bob Barker (June 12, 2007, #4032K)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from Drew Carey's Million Dollar Spectacular (April 11, 2008, #029SP, aired out of order on March 14)Edit

First Playing with the Vertical Plasma Screen (October 7, 2009, #4853K, aired out of order on September 28 at 3 P.M.)Edit

Switch? for a Treadmill with 15" LCD TV and a NASCAR Video Arcade Game (December 22, 2009, #4962K)Edit

A Technical Win in Switch? (January 5, 2010, #4982K)Edit

Jonathon Plays Switch? with Neil Patrick Harris (October 12, 2011, #5663K, aired out of order on January 4, 2012)Edit

Monica Plays Switch? with Nene Leakes (January 25, 2013, #6195K, aired out of order on February 19, originally rescheduled to air on February 22)Edit

Manuela Arbelaez Hosts Switch? (April 1, 2013, #6291K)Edit

From June 17, 2013 (#6401K)Edit

Witch? (October 31, 2013, #6474K)Edit

Switch? for Trips to Shanghai, China and to Peru (May 25, 2016, #036SP)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from the 45th Season Premiere (September 19, 2016, #7611K)Edit

Switch? for 2 Cars from the Best of 2016 Special (December 30, 2016, #7745K)Edit

Naquita Plays Switch? with Wilmer Valderrama (February 23, 2017, #7824K, aired out of order on February 21)Edit

Switch? for Trips to Indy 500 and Daytona 500 (May 18, 2017, #7944K, aired out of order on May 16)Edit

From February 8, 2018 (#8204K, aired out of order on January 18)Edit

Updated Plasma Screen Debuts in Switch? (September 20, 2018, #8414K)Edit

Carson's Prize Package and Cash Equivalent Win (October 9, 2018, #8442K)Edit

Super Bowl Switch? (February 1, 2019, #8605K)Edit

Elementary Switch? (March 19, 2019, #8672K, aired out of order on April 23, originally rescheduled to air on March 12)Edit

Mother's Day Switch? (May 17, 2019, #8755K, aired out of order on May 10)Edit