Oprah Winfrey has ended the final season of her talk show "with a bang," devoting two full episodes to her annual holiday shopping list of “Favorite Things.” The lucky, stunned (and screaming) studio audience members came away with gifts — including new cars and Caribbean cruises — that far exceeded the bounty of years past.
Here are some numbers:
Total number of gifts — including an iPad Scrabble app ($4.99), an iPad ($499 and up), a Sony Bravia 3D television ($3,600), and Beecher’s “World’s Best” Mac ‘N’ Cheese ($29) — that audience members received (split between those attending the two separate tapings)
Projected price tag of the 2012 VW Beetle 2012 audience members received this year
Amount in taxes the audience members will pay on their new cars — VW is covering the fees
Number of food items, or items related to food preparation, included in this year’s “Favorite Things”
Number of books related to weight loss that were featured in the giveaway
Here are a few more numbers…