Once again, the show featured both present-day and future stars such as Jaye P.
The newer version- along with Jim Lange's gaudy red tuxedo- lasted for 2 years until local stations finally got tired of the protesting phone calls.More often than not the questions would be of a quirky nature. G.: "If we were marooned on a desert island, what would be the first thing you'd do and why? During a commercial break, the girl would think about which bachelor she'd select.When the show returned, Jim would have her announce her choice.The serial killer Rodney Alcala has been referred to as "The Dating Game Killer" as a result of his appearance in The Dating Game (1965) episode The Dating Game: Episode dated 13 September 1978 (1978) in the midst of his murder spree.Actor Jed Mills, who competed against Alcala as "Bachelor #2," later described him as a "very strange guy" with "bizarre opinions." Alcala won a date with "bachelorette" Cheryl Bradshaw, who subsequently refused to go out with him, according to published reports, because she found him "creepy." See more » The events span a long period of time from the 60s to 2010.