Bob Barker to Appear on "The Price is Right" in Honor of his 90th Birthday

Posted Tuesday October 29, 2013 10:30 PM GMT

He was one of television's most beloved game show hosts, and Bob Barker will return to "The Price is Right" for a special birthday tribute in December.

The feisty silver haired gent, who held court on the popular show until his retirement in 2007, will be featured on an upcoming episode during a week dedicated to pet adoption, one of Bob's main causes.

The pre-taped show will air on Mr. Barker's 90th birthday, December 12, and will show the former host participating in a special pet adoption, as will as a show case highlighting the advantages of being 90.

Executive producer Mike Richards said of the big event, "We've had Bob on just one other time since Drew Carey took over the show. It was when Bob's book, 'Priceless Memories', came out and it was a priceless moment for fans. I was looking for the perfect reason to bring Bob back again and this TV legend turning 90 is the perfect reason."

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