Celebrity dating game show
Alas, many of the show tapes were erased (as was the standard in the day) but some of the hilarity has been preserved via some killer You Tube clips. The original version of the long-running game show, hosted by veteran host Bob Eubanks.Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks.
Unfortunately, most reality dating show couples did not stay together.
In early 1990s' under the title "Saklambaç", it was also introduced in Turkey, as well; thanks to the unforgettable episodes with the host Nurseli Idiz.
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.
In this show, a single woman would be given a choice of three bachelors whom she could talk with, but not see.
After asking them a series of questions, she would chose which one to go on a date with.