Famous questions from the dating game
Check out this video of some whammy highlights: Host: Jack Bailey Years on TV: 1947–1964; 1969–1970 An oldie for sure, but in its day, Queen for a Day allowed women to escape their everyday drudgery and become royalty (if only for a day) when the audience voted the biggest sob story with the applause meter.
We’d love to see this one make a comeback – but spa vacations would have to replace a new washer and dryer, for sure.
Hosts: Marc Summers, Bruce Jenner, Jason Harris Years on TV: 1986-1993 Nickelodeon kids’ channel featured plenty of slime and other messiness with the kids’ game show Double Dare.
Hosted by super cheeseball Marc Summers (he of the Cosby sweaters), kids were put through their paces with trivia questions and physical challenges. Host: Peter Tomarken Years on TV: 1983-1986 Any game show where eager contestants shout out “Big bucks! ” has to make the list, despite the dorky animated “Whammy” character that took away contestants’ cash and prizes.
The Dating Game TV show began as a daytime game show.
Then in October of 1966, ABC moved the series to their Thursday night prime-time schedule at PM to replace "The Tammy Grimes Show" that only survived a few episodes.
This list of the greatest dating game show shows also includes pictures from the shows when available.
Usually, it featured three contestants who competed amongst themselves for a date with a bachelorette.
It had some pretty strong competition from "My Three Sons" on CBS and "Star Trek" on NBC but it was a "fun" show and audiences loved it!
It managed to survive in prime-time (a rarety for a game show) for another three years!
"They Called Her Lynn" is Quiz Number 7 of a series based on my teammates' names.
The very best dating game show shows on television, ranked from best to worst.