Celebrity Appearances on The Dating Game

In the comments on mikl-em’s post about comics first appearances on The Tonight Show, Doctor Popular tips us off to a 1968 episode of The Dating Game featuring Steve Martin as one of the competing bachelors.

Of course there’s the infamous 1978 episode where Andy Kaufman was a contestant playing a character similar to his Latka Gravas role from the TV show Taxi.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was a bachelor asking the questions on 1973 episode.

In 1972 a 14 year-old Michael Jackson was the guest on a special teenage episode.

Over the years many other celebrities made appearances as well.

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