First celebrity dating game

01-Mar-2020 17:20

It was during these years that many single guests appeared on the show who would later go on to be big stars in their own right.

And we're not talking Ken Jennings kind of celebrities.

Lange was the first host of this enduring singles' program, and his run lasted from 1965 to 1980.

In 1967, "The Dating Game" had a special Father's Day episode featuring Groucho Marx's daughter, Melinda.

Groucho himself came on the show and asked questions of the prospective bachelors, as any protective father would.

Click through the slides to see who went on air to see if they could find the man or woman of their dreams.

planted the seeds of what would become the modern reality dating show — there was the sassy bachelorette, the suitors vying for her attention, the winking double entendres, and, of course, the celebrity guest appearance.

Lange was the first host of this enduring singles' program, and his run lasted from 1965 to 1980.In 1967, "The Dating Game" had a special Father's Day episode featuring Groucho Marx's daughter, Melinda.Groucho himself came on the show and asked questions of the prospective bachelors, as any protective father would.Click through the slides to see who went on air to see if they could find the man or woman of their dreams.planted the seeds of what would become the modern reality dating show — there was the sassy bachelorette, the suitors vying for her attention, the winking double entendres, and, of course, the celebrity guest appearance.But most people today know him as "The Dating Game Killer." Chillingly, Alcala was midway through his spree of killings when he made his "Dating Game" appearance.