The dating game tv show set
The audience voted on which date they thought was the perfect match and the contestant would reveal his/her choice.
Hosts: Dick Clark (1973-1988), Bill Cullen (1974-1979), John Davidson (1991-1992), Donny Osmond (2002-2004) Years on TV: 1973-1988; 1991-1992; 2002-2004 Whether it was $10,000 or $100,000, the set for Pyramid was a killer – those monitors for the clues and of course, the ultimate final pyramid challenge with the fenced in “winner’s circle” and the cubes that revealed each correct answer in the pyramid. Host: Ben Stein Years on TV: 1997 – 2003 Who would’ve thought that lawyer and presidential speechwriter Ben Stein would be a worthy host and competitor on a Comedy Central game show?
The host became a contestant during the second segment and the final challenge pitted the winning contestant against Ben Stein himself!
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.
Originally hosted by Bob Eubanks, The Newlywed Game introduced audiences to “whoopee” as viewers learned about newly married couples’ sex lives in a test to see how well each knew the other. Hosts: Monty Hall (1963-1977; 1980-1981; 1984-1986; 1990-1991), Bob Hilton (1990), Billy Bush (2003) Years on TV: 1963-1977; 1980-1981; 1984-1986; 1990-1991; 2003 If you had to name one of the zaniest game shows, Let’s Make a Deal would definitely fit the bill.
Hosts: Richard Dawson (1976–1985; 1994–1995), Ray Combs (1988–1994), Louie Anderson (1999–2002), Richard Karn (2002–2006), John O’Hurley (2006–present, daytime), Al Roker (Summer 2008, Celebrity Family Feud) Years on TV: 1976 -1995; 1999-present While Family Feud really hit its stride in the 70s and early 80s with host Richard Dawson (although he was totally creepy kissing all the ladies), it’s seen mini-revivals along the way with hosts like Ray Combs, Louie Anderson, Richard Karn and John O’Hurley. Part of the fun was host Monty Hall’s selection of contestants from an audience of people in crazy costumes trying to stand out in the crowd.), starting in 1965 and running through 1980 with host Jim Lange, who introduced the show’s signature ending of blowing a kiss to the viewers.The Dating Game saw a variety of hosts through the years but ended with the big cheese of game show hosts himself, Chuck Woolery.The Mole made a revival in 2008, but it couldn’t hold a candle to those first two seasons.Host: Jeff Foxworthy Years on TV: 2007- present Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader is genius, right?Host: Anderson Cooper Years on TV: 2001 – 2004; 2008 The Mole had a great thing going during its first two seasons on the air with host Anderson Cooper.