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The Price is Wrong!

7/29/2008 1:58 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

PlinkoA rigged game kinda derailed "The Price is Right" last week.

Our spies tell us the show's famous Plinko game had been pre-set to hit the $10,000 slot every time for a commercial they were shooting on set for the "Price" video game before the taping -- but some bonehead forgot to reset it.

During the next taping, a contestant began playing Plinko and racked up $30,000 before producers finally realized what was happening. They stopped tape, fixed the game (actually un-fixed it) and the woman went on to win $3,000.

The show still gave her the $30,000 as a fabulous parting gift.
But you won't see any of it on the show. It all was edited out.






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