For this revival's first season, two formats were used.The basic format for this show, used throughout the first year, was for the bachelor/bachelorette to pick from two facts about the three potential dates.The same question could be asked to multiple bachelors.The questions were written in advance by the producers.With 150 questions, our list provides everything you need for playing this entertaining game.
It was the forerunner for many imitators such as "Love Connection", MTV's "Singled Out" and numerous others.
The ending of the show always had the host (Jim Lange) and the and winning contestants blowing a big kiss to the camera.
Has a very young Michael Jackson as the contestant Ok I finally get it, sixties “just for fun” television hits 21st century social media.
Nothing was supposedly scripted but I’m pretty sure that a least the celebrity guest stars got some warning what the questions might be and even some “helpful” words from the writers.
One contestant on the show was a young Tom Selleck but out of two appearances he was never chosen (I bet those bachelorettes were kicking themselves later!
December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 1/2 hour episodes (8 seasons in original run) on ABC Other versions of the show appeared during the years: (1973–1974 as The New Dating Game), (1978–1980), (1986–1989) and (1996–1999) on different networks with different production companies Created and Produced by: Chuck Barris, Chuck Barris Productions Jim Lange was the sole host for the entire run of the series (1965-1971) He also hosted two of the shows re-boots (1973-’74) and (1978-’80)Below is a list of guest stars that you may recognize: THE SCOOPThis was sort of a sixties style boy meets girl but first boy must proof that he is worthy of girl by answering some telling questions.