20 The Price Is Right Secrets That Bob Barker Has Kept Under Wraps

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15. To dye, or not to dye, that is the question

Poor Bob Barker had a tough old time figuring out what to do with his hair. As a prematurely gray man, he was one of the few TV hosts of the time to sport a silver fox hairdo. In fact, he only decided to go all natural after several failed attempts to dye and tint his hair. What’s more, in a bizarre twist the new look actually helped to bolster the ratings.

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Image: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
Image: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

14. Contestants are advised not to wear a certain color

Yes, that’s right. Audience members looking to attend the show need to think hard about what they’re wearing, because if it’s green, chances are you’ll stick out in all the wrong ways. Indeed, the producers advise against donning the color at all as it can sometimes blend in with the chroma key screens that are present in some of the games.

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