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After that, the question round was conducted in its usual fashion, with the bachelor/bachelorette picking who they thought had the best personality out of the three.
After the choices were made, the contestant was then prompted to choose between their choice for best looking or best personality.
Once it was picked, the person in question would reveal the reason behind the fact to the hopeful single.
After a round of questioning, the bachelor/bachelorette chose their date.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
When all said and done, the dating couple went out on a dream vacation which was paid by the producers.
Occasionally, the bachelor would ask questions to three bachelorettes.
This was especially true when the two shows entered syndication; in fact, in 1996 the revivals of both The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game were sold as a package called "The Dating-Newlywed Hour".
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.
The same question could be asked to multiple bachelors.