Dating game contestant
He was always looking down and not making eye contact.” Had the popular dating show performed background checks on their bachelors, they would have discovered that this “kind of good-looking but kind of creepy” guy had already spent three years in prison for raping and beating an eight-year-old girl (he’d done the same to a 13-year-old too), which landed him on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List.Alas, many of the show tapes were erased (as was the standard in the day) but some of the hilarity has been preserved via some killer You Tube clips. LOS ANGELES — The fun part about “The Dating Game” was how the person trying to blindly select a potential date — from among three people who could be heard and not seen — never knew who was going to come around the corner.planted the seeds of what would become the modern reality dating show — there was the sassy bachelorette, the suitors vying for her attention, the winking double entendres, and, of course, the celebrity guest appearance.
From a pre-fame Steve Martin to young Michael Jackson, a host of celebrity guests stopped by during its heyday.
From breaking into vacation homes to stealing airplanes, this Barefoot Bandit is on the up and up, before going down in headline history.
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