Sex chatting mom bot - Michael jackson on the dating game show
"He loved doing local radio, especially before it was computerized."Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.
He went on to star on "The Dating Game" three years later.
Patterned after the Major Bowes Amateur Hour show that was a radio hit in the 1930s, the programme featured performers who had peculiar talents and, often, no talent at all.
, died Tuesday of a heart attack in his Mill Valley, CA home. Lange hosted the game show for more than a decade after it debuted in 1965, and over those years played host to contestants including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Farrah Fawcett and Arnold Schwarzenegger competing for the right to win a date by answering questions that were intended to illicit PG-13 responses well before there was such a thing as PG-13.
December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 1/2 hour episodes (8 seasons in original run) on ABC Other versions of the show appeared during the years: (1973–1974 as The New Dating Game), (1978–1980), (1986–1989) and (1996–1999) on different networks with different production companies Created and Produced by: Chuck Barris, Chuck Barris Productions Jim Lange was the sole host for the entire run of the series (1965-1971) He also hosted two of the shows re-boots (1973-’74) and (1978-’80)Below is a list of guest stars that you may recognize: THE SCOOPThis was sort of a sixties style boy meets girl but first boy must proof that he is worthy of girl by answering some telling questions.
Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants.
Even a pre-"Charlie's Angels" Farrah Fawcett appeared on the program, introduced as "an accomplished artist and sculptress" with a dream to open her own gallery.
The only questions that weren’t allowed were name, occupation, income or age.
Nothing was supposedly scripted but I’m pretty sure that a least the celebrity guest stars got some warning what the questions might be and even some “helpful” words from the writers.
The gimmick: a young female questions three males, hidden from her view, to determine which would be the best date.
Sometimes the process was switched, with a male questioning three females.
radio and television personality Jim Lange, famous as host of "The Dating Game," has died of a heart attack in San Francisco, TMZ said Thursday. Lange began his network television career as an announcer for and sidekick to host Tennessee Ernie Ford on "The Ford Show" in 1962.
The show, in which three bachelors compete to take one woman out on a date, featured appearances by celebrity competitors Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as serial killer Rodney Alcala, TMZ noted.
One contestant on the show was a young Tom Selleck but out of two appearances he was never chosen (I bet those bachelorettes were kicking themselves later!Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating