Rules to the dating game
Though I haven't seen it since, I recall watching this particular entry due to the fascinating appearance of Andy Kaufman, playing a reasonable facsimile of his Latka Gravas character from TAXI.
Not having seen his character on TAXI, I was not prepared to see him as a contestant on THE DATING GAME, supposedly an immigrant claiming ignorance for the rules regarding this show, and coming off as quite amusing or I wouldn't have kept watching.
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.
If you’re asked to contribute later, politely decline. Eventually, they’ll get the hint and leave you alone.
Maintaining composure on the stinging side of rejection requires restraint mixed with common sense.
Who could forget such famous responses to a simple question like "what was the first thing you said to your husband on your wedding night?
Several rounds can be played, and the game can be adjusted to include other “games” (seeing the first dates, Jeopardy-style rounds, etc.).(As for those unreturned emails, editors are swamped. It is exhausting to star in your own mopey tragedy night after night. You may have felt that you did a wonderful job, but the editor may be less enthusiastic. For example, I lack a rhythm with regional magazines.Answering your eloquent plea can get neglected when they’re proofreading, organizing a staff meeting, writing three blog posts, comforting advertisers, and holding a writer’s hand through rewrites before the issue closes.) I can’t tell you how many times I had a great time on a date and then that young lady would either vanish or coldly reject me as if I was a telemarketer calling at dinner. Maybe my sensibilities are too broad or my style rubs editors the wrong way. Keeping your heart and soul protected from how a client treats you makes it easy to leave if things turn ugly.I don't remember if he 'got the girl,' but I wouldn't be surprised if she did pick him out of the three!Score another notch on the belt for producer Chuck Barris, who certainly had more than a few before THE GONG SHOW, with THE NEWLYWED GAME tops among them.