When all said and done, the dating couple went out on a dream vacation which was paid by the producers.Occasionally, the bachelor would ask questions to three bachelorettes.Once it was picked, the person in question would reveal the reason behind the fact to the hopeful single.After a round of questioning, the bachelor/bachelorette chose their date.After that, the question round was conducted in its usual fashion, with the bachelor/bachelorette picking who they thought had the best personality out of the three.After the choices were made, the contestant was then prompted to choose between their choice for best looking or best personality.All three of the potential dates had their names revealed before the questioning started as well, something that wasn't done on any version of TDG prior.During a part of the first season, in addition to asking the questions, the bachelor/bachelorette got to see all three contestants at the outset of the game (who all had headphones on so they couldn't hear what their potential date was saying about them), and would pick who they thought was the best looking of the bunch.
Generally the bachelorette would ask a series of questions to each of the three hidden bachelors.
In 2008, according to an article from The Hollywood Reporterthe network has taped comediennes Kim Coles (who previously hosted Pay it Off for BET) and Judy Gold respectively to host pilots of this show along with its sister show The Newlywed Game even though for this show they already had a female host with Elaine Joyce in 1986 until 1987 as they would incorporate modern elements like online dating sites.
Michael Davies would executive produce both shows through his overall deal at Sony Pictures Television. Many celebrities appeared on the Dating Game over the years; here are a few of them: Main - Chuck Barris Background Music - "Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf" by King Richard's Fluegel Knights Bachelor Intro cue - "Spanish Flea" by Herb Alpert Bachelorette Intro cue - "Whipped Cream" by Herb Alpert Date cue - "Lollipops and Roses" by Herb Alpert Prize Intro cue - "Boston Bust-Out" by Jimmy Mc Griff Think cue - "Ladyfingers" by Herb Alpert Think cue - "Lemon Tree" by Herb Alpert Times Up cue - "Love Sickness" by Milton Delugg Turntable cue - "Fantail" by Count Basie Open Theme - Chuck Barris Close Theme - "Little Rosie" by Chuck Barris Bachelor Chooser Intro cue - "Spanish Flea" by Herb Alpert Bachelorette Chooser Intro cue - "Whipped Cream" by Herb Alpert Post-Bachelor Intro cue - "Mother Trucker" by Chuck Barris Prize Intro cue - "Boston Bust-Out" by Jimmy Mc Griff Original - Milton Delugg Alternative - Chuck Barris A Party Pak 45 rpm record narrated by Jim Lange was released in 1968, it was packed together with postcard invitations, name tags and scorecards for six people to play The Dating Game at home.
Dating is like a game, the more you do it, the better you get.
Some people have natural talent when it comes to dating, and some people have to try, try and try again.