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The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.
It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
Serial killer Rodney Alcala's episodes were shown during his murder spree and after he had been convicted of rape in California.
Maybe you’re already in a relationship, and you want nothing more than to heal it, and make it better. Look, you know deep down you’re the emotional center of the household. But we’ve been tying our emotional roller coaster to other peoples rides and it’s driving us crazy, because it’s backwards.
We need to create the calm that everyone steps into, and I make that part easy.
A notable change was that the prospective bachelor/bachelorette knew what the first names of his or her potential dates were at all times.
Instead of asking questions of their potential date, the bachelor/bachelorette was presented with two pun-laden statements, each pertaining to one of the potential dates.