Behind the original TPIR Announcer's podium

If you’ve ever gone to a taping of The Price Is Right, you know it’s an all-day affair. You get up before sunrise in order to get a spot in line. You wait. You get a number then are sent off for a few hours. You wait. You go through the interview process with producers. You wait. You take your seat. You wait. That is unless you have Rich Fields’ dad. Did Dad have big important CBS connections? No, Rich’s dad was a real MacGyver. Find out how Rich ended up backstage next to the Big Wheel, long before he was the voice of TPIR.

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