Here's what went down: when parents didn't like their kid's boyfriend or girlfriend, they all went on this show.The parents would pick two other candidates for their kid to date instead of their current partner.And you can tell that host Drew Carey thought: "Nah, no chance you just happened to know that, son," and conspiracy theories arose. It turns out that Kniess loved patterns almost as much as Michael Larson.He and his wife Linda studied the show for four months, and they realised that nearly every prize on the show had been repeated over and over. Not only was Kniess lucky enough to make it onto the final round in the first place, but he used his studies to predict that the retail price of his showcase would be around $23,000.Hosts: Chuck Woolery (1983-1995), Pat Bullard (1998-1999) Years on TV: 1983-1995; 1998-1999 Super-suave Chuck Woolery hosted Love Connection, a different take on The Dating Game, where contestants would select their match from three potential dates.Losing contestants were sucked off the set in their leather recliners and don’t forget the final challenge – naming music videos from clips played on a pile of TVs.), 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.
Check out this video of some whammy highlights: Host: Jack Bailey Years on TV: 1947–1964; 1969–1970 An oldie for sure, but in its day, Queen for a Day allowed women to escape their everyday drudgery and become royalty (if only for a day) when the audience voted the biggest sob story with the applause meter.The Dating Game saw a variety of hosts through the years but ended with the big cheese of game show hosts himself, Chuck Woolery.Hosted by comedian Ben Bailey, this game show on wheels is a clever diversion from your typical trivia show – and makes you wish the cash cab would pull up the next time you hail a taxi.But they all went about it in different ways, and each show was more ridiculous than the next.