Abcs the dating game

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More often than not the questions would be of a quirky nature. G.: "If we were marooned on a desert island, what would be the first thing you'd do and why? During a commercial break, the girl would think about which bachelor she'd select.When the show returned, Jim would have her announce her choice.The most common objective of dating sims is to date, usually choosing from among several characters, and to achieve a romantic relationship.

Morgan, Bob Saget and Murray "The Unknown Comic" Langston.

“So I decided to go back and say, ‘Let me find bad acts.

I can’t find anything good so let me do acts that are really bad’ And [network executives] thought I was really crazy, but at that time I had a bunch of shows that were on the air, so they went with me.” Originally scheduled to produce the show, Barris took over when the original emcee bowed out (reportedly because, as Barris recounted, he “just didn’t understand the concept”).

The idea of “The Gong Show” came about when Barris, who was a behind-the-scenes star, was asked to come up with a variety show that he wasn’t even supposed to host.

“I went out looking for acts for this variety show and I didn’t find anything that was really good,” Barris explained on “The Drexel Inter View” in 2008 when he was interviewed on campus by Paula Marantz Cohen, Ph D, dean of the Pennoni Honors College and distinguished professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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