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Bob Barker Celebrates 90th Birthday On ‘The Price is Right’

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Drew Carey & Bob Barker (credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS)

Drew Carey & Bob Barker (credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS)

 

(CBS SF/AP) – Bob Barker celebrated his 90th birthday by urging one more contestant to “come on down” from the audience on “The Price is Right.”

The veteran game-show host, who helmed “The Price is Right” from 1972 to 2007, was invited back by current host Drew Carey on Thursday to celebrate the milestone birthday.

The audience gave Barker a standing ovation. He moved a little more slowly, and his microphone was a little thicker, but he fell right back into the groove.

During the appearance, Barker showed off a puppy that was available for adoption, and presented a special showcase.

He also joined with Carey in encouraging viewers to spay or neuter their pets — Barker’s longtime cause.

To the reception, he said, “You folks appreciate the fact that it has taken me a long time to become 90.”

VIDEO: Bob Barker Returns To “The Price is Right” For Birthday Celebration

“The Price Is Right” can be seen on KPIX 5 / CBS weekdays at 10:00am, after “Let’s Make A Deal.”

(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS San Francisco and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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