Attempts to revive the dating show in syndication first came inwhen Excused and Who Wants to Date a Comedian? Combining delightful nerdy history trivia with an Indiana Jones adventure feel, each episode centered around a specific artifact and led to a temple run that tested contestants' physical and mental prowess. How quantum theory clashes with reality. Disgruntled parents would set their kids up on two blind dates. The Newlywed Gameby contrast, another Barris show, had recently married couples competing to answer questions about each other's preferences.
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The wacky 52-year-long evolution of dating shows on TV
July Learn how and when to remove this template message. By the time the show ended in after four separate runsthe game had become iconic, and was parodied on comedy shows like "Saturday Night Live" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Mom and dad had to watch the dates on the couch next to their kid's bratty BF or GF. After four days, the star could decide to split the leftover money with the contestant left standing and see him or her again, or pocket all the cash.