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The show also ran in syndication in 1986 under the title "The New Dating Game" which was changed for the remainder of its run(1987-89) to "The All-New Dating Game".Unlike "The Bachelor" and other recent dating shows on which a single male or female over the course of several episodes hopes to find a potential life partner; a contestant on The Dating Game would ask three delegates of the opposite sex a series of questions with a view to pick one for accompanying him/her on a chaperoned date.
The Dating Game was surely the inspiration for several other shows and today's most popular reality dating shows which tinkered with its structure to reflect the changes in societal attitudes toward sex.The same question could be asked to multiple bachelors.The questions were written in advance by the producers.Host Jim Lange introduced him as a "successful photographer who got his start when his father found him in the darkroom at 13, fully developed.Between takes you might find him skydiving or motorcycling".Alcala won the contest, and a date with Cheryl Bradshaw, who subsequently refused to go out with him because she found him "creepy".
Alcala killed at least three other woman after his appearance on The Dating Game. Bradshaw might have been the contributing factor, according to experts.
(JPF&T) -- quoted from its origin -- Later on, the shows became more interactive that the viewers in front of the TV was able to make decisions to eliminate the undesirable contestants and to choose the winner of this contest after all the contestants have stayed together and shared a house for several weeks as long as the show episode lasts.
Unfortunately, most reality dating show couples did not stay together.
For instance, after choosing their date, contestants on "Love Connection(1983-99)" and "Studs(1991-93)" would return to the program to relay the details of what did happen on their date.
More recent shows such as "Best Friend's Date(2004-05" and the most famous "Blind Date(1999-2006)" have taken it one step further by sending a camera crew along to capture the highs and lows - the ins and outs of the couple's date.
After asking them a series of questions, she would chose which one to go on a date with.