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To determine the "looks" portion, the bachelor/bachelorette observed their potential dates (another change not seen on any Dating Game series beforehand) for several seconds; the three players wore noise-cancelling headphones so they could not hear what the bachelor/bachelorette was saying about them and they identified by numbers.The statement round was used to determine the "personality" portion.Occasionally, the contestant was a bachelor who would ask questions to three bachelorettes.Certain kinds of questions were "off-limits", such as name, age, occupation, and income.In several weeks of episodes that aired at various times throughout the season, another format was used.This format saw the players choose a potential date based on how good they looked and another based on personality.The program was originally broadcast in black-and-white, but when a prime-time version began in October 1966, both it and the daytime version were broadcast in color; the daytime version thus became the first ABC daytime series to be broadcast in color on a regular basis.
For the first few episodes at the beginning of the ABC run, live music was provided by The Regents, a house band from Jack Martin’s A. The show also had music covers made by Skip Battin & The Group (1967, Aurora 159), & The Challengers (196? The series started using several songs by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass as cues for the show, including: The show added a closing theme in 1972 before the daytime version of "The Dating Game" ends. Many of the music, including this closing theme used during this show's run, was released on the 1973 LP record album Themes From TV Game Shows, produced by Chuck Barris.
After the game ended the bachelor/bachelorette chose one panelist based on looks and one based on personality, then was prompted to choose either of the two.
In the case the bachelor/bachelorette chose the same person for both looks and personality, they won a cash prize of 0.
Occasionally, the roles would be reversed with a man questioning three ladies; other times, a celebrity would question three players for a date for themselves or for a co-worker or a relative of theirs.
Before becoming famous, Farrah Fawcett, Suzanne Somers, Yvonne Craig, Lindsay Wagner, Leif Garrett, Tom Selleck and Lee Majors appeared as contestants on the show in the 1960s and early 1970s.