Generally the bachelorette would ask questions written in advance on cards to each of the three hidden bachelors.
Occasionally, the contestant was a bachelor who would ask questions to three bachelorettes.
Certain kinds of questions were "off-limits", such as name, age, occupation, and income.
The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.
A notable change was that the prospective bachelor/bachelorette knew what the first names of his or her potential dates were at all times.
Instead of asking questions of their potential date, the bachelor/bachelorette was presented with two pun-laden statements, each pertaining to one of the potential dates.If you long for love, if you want to spend a date experience, 4is always your choice.We have so many love stories, when you play our date games, you will find life is the flower for which love is the honey. Com, such as Princess Valentines Chaos, Ladybug Halloween Date and Talking Tom And Angela Wedding Party.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.For the first season of the 1996 revival, The Dating Game used a different format.Other contestants who appeared before becoming famous included The Carpenters, Jackson Bostwick, 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.