Bob Barker Does Something New For His Return to The Price Is Right

The famed game-show host celebrated his 90th birthday with a return to the show

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Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

Today, to mark his 90th birthday, former The Price Is Right host Bob Barker returned to the show for one episode. Price is feting Barker, who hosted for 35 years, all week by supporting his pet — pun intended — cause: pet adoption.

But it wasn’t just an appearance by a super-cute puppy that made this morning’s episode of the show different from its thousands of precursors.

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Contrary to popular perception, Barker never actually uttered the show’s catchphrase—traditionally delivered by show’s announcer.

But Barker’s The Price is Right appearance today wasn’t actually a hosting gig, since current host Drew Carey was around to do the honors. Barker, looking spry, came and went several times throughout the episode, and used the occasion to finally say those immortal word: “Come on down!”