On Thursday, Oprah released her annual Favorite Things list via O, The Oprah Magazine. With an astonishing 104 items, it’s billed as the largest ever, and as always it’s a wild ride full of luxurious things I’d love to own if I had a house sprawling enough for more than two throw blankets.
Oprah’s been picking her ideal presents every holiday season for over two decades, but this is the first year she’s made it all Amazon-easy: this time around, you can peruse every last insane item from the comfort of your own home. Ah, capitalism. Doesn’t it smell good?
As viewers say goodbye to Oprah, they're also saying goodbye to a dream: Getting a ticket to be in the studio audience for her annual giveaway bonanza of her Favorite Things. Here, we catalog and itemize the $23,809,050 worth of products she's given away since 2002.
Today, Oprah aired part two of her Favorite Things episode. The audience was filled with people who knew that Oprah had just taped her "last" Favorite Things episode, and assumed that they weren't getting anything. They were wrong!
The best part of Oprah's "Favorite Things" episodes is the audience, who goes absolutely apeshit when it realizes everyone within is about to receive tens of thousands of dollars in awesome gifts. The annual show is the most sought-after studio audience ticket in all of TV land, and because people would do anything…