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It was revived (also syndicated) as follows: 1978-1980, 1986-19-1999 (repeats of the last version appeared in the 1999-2000 season).For years it was almost always aired in tandem with another Barris production, The Newlywed Game, which premiered on ABC the following year.Other contestants who appeared before becoming famous included The Carpenters, Jackson Bostwick, Joanna Cameron, Andy Kaufman (who went under the pseudonym Baji Kimran), Steve Martin, Burt Reynolds, John Ritter, Phil Hartman, Jennifer Granholm (Governor of Michigan from 2003-2010), Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Alex Kozinski.Serial killer Rodney Alcala appeared on the show during his murder spree and after he had been convicted of rape in California.Certain kinds of questions were "off-limits", such as name, age, occupation, and income.

Generally the bachelorette would ask questions written in advance on cards to each of the three hidden bachelors.Some contestants appeared even after they were fairly well known, including a young Michael Jackson, Ron Howard, Maureen Mc Cormick, Barry Williams, Sally Field, Richard Dawson, Jay North, and Paul Lynde.One standard trademark was that at the end of each episode, the host and winning contestants would blow a kiss to the viewers.A notable change was that the prospective bachelor/bachelorette knew what the first names of his or her potential dates were at all times.Instead of asking questions of their potential date, the bachelor/bachelorette was presented with two pun-laden statements, each pertaining to one of the potential dates.

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