Dating shows from the 80s
There is a folding screen separating the junior suite of the three delegates and the contestant; that way the contestant cannot see their face but can talk further ahead after each question answered.
This show has screened all over the world's most watched TV channels till 2000s.
In this show, a single woman would be given a choice of three bachelors whom she could talk with, but not see.
After asking them a series of questions, she would chose which one to go on a date with.
In early 1990s' under the title "Saklambaç", it was also introduced in Turkey, as well; thanks to the unforgettable episodes with the host Nurseli Idiz.
The Dating Game was surely the inspiration for several other shows and today's most popular reality dating shows which tinkered with its structure to reflect the changes in societal attitudes toward sex.
A number of noted celebrities, including Tom Selleck and Jim Carrey, have started out as bachelors on this show.
The original "The Dating Game" pilot was designed by George Smith, an ABC TV staff art director in 1965.The show also ran in syndication in 1986 under the title "The New Dating Game" which was changed for the remainder of its run(1987-89) to "The All-New Dating Game".Unlike "The Bachelor" and other recent dating shows on which a single male or female over the course of several episodes hopes to find a potential life partner; a contestant on The Dating Game would ask three delegates of the opposite sex a series of questions with a view to pick one for accompanying him/her on a chaperoned date.George Smith was the art director for the first season of shows taped at the ABC Hollywood Talmadge & Prospect lot.George also was the designer and art director for "The Newly Wed" game show pilot and series at the ABC TV lot in Hollywood., obviously), but when nothing else is on and I’m feeling so bored I could scream, I’ll watch them.