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.
His hosting tenure included many celebrity guests as contestants, including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck and a pre. Lange spoke to this in a 1992 interview with the , saying, "Radio is the theater of the mind. You don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that.
Occasionally, the bachelor would ask questions to three bachelorettes."He loved doing local radio, especially before it was computerized." Lange himself once told the Bay Area Radio Digest that he loved the medium because "you don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that." "Good radio is still the most fun," he said, "It always will be.Plus, you don't have to wear makeup and you don't have to shave." Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack, his wife Nancy told The Associated Press Wednesday.Though Lange had a successful career in radio, he is best known for his television role on ABC's "The Dating Game," which debuted in 1965 and on which he appeared for more than a decade, charming audiences with his mellifluous voice and wide, easygoing grin. Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others, appeared as contestants.A Board Game based on the 1986 version was released by Pressman in 1987.