The popular dating show premiered in 1965 and typically ran back-to-back with The Newlywed Game, providing a solidd block of gawking as earnest singles would try to relate and win dates.
Davis) and other times, as young unknowns on the cusp of their later fame (like Farrah Fawcett and John Ritter).
Below, we've gone back through some of our favorite celebrity appearances on The Dating Game in the '60s and '70s and recreated the match-ups to see if you can tell who these bachelors and bachelorettes chose in the end.
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.
Below is a complete The Dating Game episode list that spans the show's entire TV run.
Everything from “Wednesday October 19, 1966 (DT)” to “Wednesday August 17, 1966” is included on this poll.
Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Dating Game episode is from?
"THE DATING GAME" first premiered on December 20-24, 1965 on abc-TV and remained a fixture on the network in both daytime and nighttime incarnations through the rest of the 1960s and well into the 1970s.
Jim Lange, fresh from his announcing duties with Tennessee Ernie Ford stepped through the flower-speckled rotating partitions for the first of many, many times shortly before Christmas 1965. On one side you had 3 bachelors answering questions from a girl on the other side of the partition (each not being able to see the other).
When the show returned, Jim would have her announce her choice.
After meeting the 2 boys she didn't select, she's meet her date at which point Jim would tell them where they were going for their dream date.
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