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Before becoming famous, Farrah Fawcett, Suzanne Somers, Yvonne Craig, Lindsay Wagner, Leif Garrett, Tom Selleck and Lee Majors appeared as contestants on the show in the 1960s and early 1970s.
Other contestants who appeared before becoming famous included The Carpenters, Jackson Bostwick, Michael Richards, Joanna Cameron, Andy Kaufman (who went under the pseudonym Baji Kimran), Steve Martin, Burt Reynolds, John Ritter, Phil Hartman, Jennifer Granholm (Governor of Michigan from 2003–2010), Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Alex Kozinski.
For the first season of the 1996 revival, The Dating Game used a different format.
A notable change was that the prospective bachelor/bachelorette knew what the first names of his or her potential dates were at all times.
Game Show Host: Hello, everyone and welcome to the Dating Game, where men and women meet the people of their dreams. I enjoy reading books on history, hiking with my dog, Amelia, and eating Japanese food.
Now, let's have our contestants introduce themselves, and then Sarah can ask some questions. I also like a woman who loves adventure, is open to new ideas, and likes discussing world politics and government.
Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 after he left The Home and Family Show when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.
When the original format returned to the syndicated revival in 1997, these rules were readopted but there was more of a variety between bachelors and bachelorettes.First Run December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973(ABC Daytime)October 6, 1966 – January 17, 1970(ABC primetime)September 10, 1973 – September 1974(Syndication)Second Run September 4, 1978 – September 1980 (Syndication)Third Run September 15, 1986 – September 8, 1989(Syndication)Fourth Run September 9, 1996 –September 1999 (Syndication) The Dating Game is an ABC television show.