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A young woman asked provocative questions of three bachelors who sat on stools behind a large wall. After questioning, the "bachelorette" chose one of the bachelors for her date, based only on how they answered her questions. On occasion, the role would be reversed (one bachelor, three bachelorettes).
Syndicated revivals were moderated by Elaine Joyce, Jeff MacGregor, Brad Sherwood, and Chuck Woolery.
The UK version, Blind Date, had a hugely popular run from 1985-2003 and was hosted by Cilla Black.
Game Show Tropes in use:
- All or Nothing: Somewhat, at least for the three potential suitors -- either you get the girl/boy, or you don't.
- Carried by the Host: Averted, hard. They could've done the show without a host and there would have been virtually no ill effect.
This show provides examples of:
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: The game became very raunchy as its popularity grew, with virtually all the questions (and answers) being veiled innuendos.
- Real Song Theme Tune: Herb Alpert's "Spanish Flea", "Lollipops and Roses" and "Whipped Cream" were all used as music cues.
- Spiritual Successor: Love Connection was basically this, but much more host-driven. Singled Out was similar, but had the contestant picking from 50 potential dates.