Famous people on the dating game
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.
Sadly, Jackson later revealed to Andy Warhol in a 1977 interview, "I've never been on a date outside of 'The Dating Game.' And that was work."Andy Kaufman was a nationally known comedian, but his "Foreign Man" character was not yet a sensation on the sitcom "Taxi" when he made his 1978 appearance on "The Dating Game." While Kaufman's appearance is outrageously entertaining in its own right, it's almost more fun to watch Lange and the other two bachelors try to understand just what this guy was doing on the show. Olympia and a business student at UCLA when he appeared on "The Dating Game" in 1973.
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These guests were either huge stars before their appearance or after their appearance.
And one made news for reasons having nothing to do with show business.