Unfortunately, most reality dating show couples did not stay together.Being at the spot of our daily lives of our 80s' X-generation, our lives/choices/relations became like them unwillingly, uncontrollably.See full summary » One of the classic game shows created by Chuck Barris.In this show, a single woman would be given a choice of three bachelors whom she could talk with, but not see.More recent shows such as "Best Friend's Date(2004-05" and the most famous "Blind Date(1999-2006)" have taken it one step further by sending a camera crew along to capture the highs and lows - the ins and outs of the couple's date.(JPF&T) -- quoted from its origin -- Later on, the shows became more interactive that the viewers in front of the TV was able to make decisions to eliminate the undesirable contestants and to choose the winner of this contest after all the contestants have stayed together and shared a house for several weeks as long as the show episode lasts.Dodie, after the first week, was tired of the chaperon always trying to get laid, so Dodie asked their jeep driver if he would screw her? See more » Can be remembered as one of the longest running reality shows of all time, and the pioneer of its own genre : Reality Dating Shows: The Dating Game has been aired in both prime time(1966-70) and daytime(1965-73), and followed by syndicated versions(1973-74, 1977-80, and 1996-2000).
The meaning of love, the reason to stay together, the reflections on each others' personalities, the explorations on each others' characteristic properties don't make sense any more.
Nowadays the sense of a good relationship or a companionship is lost.
Deeply looking at the relations of the couples today, there is nothing to see. Relationships are so shallow and depending on one's own personal satisfaction needs.
Comedian-actress Dodie Goodman selected Vern Lanegrasse from the three unseen date contestants because she liked Vern's answers about cats in his Louisianan accent.
The show occurred on the same day as the Los Angeles area Northridge earthquake.