He then proceeded to Engage Physically - by taking her on a cheap date to a closed restaurant with the backup plan of pizza and a movie. Demonstrate Value - Dennis pretended to purchase medications for his ill grandmother from Caylee.Jim Lange, fresh from his announcing duties with Tennessee Ernie Ford stepped through the flower-speckled rotating partitions for the first of many, many times shortly before Christmas 1965. On one side you had 3 bachelors answering questions from a girl on the other side of the partition (each not being able to see the other).The girl was given a certain amount of time to ask as many questions as she could to the 3 bachelors.Mac brings Caylee to the fair where they casually run in to Dennis.
Charlie and Dennis tell her he is playing her by using similar methods that Dennis uses on women. Meanwhile, Ben takes Dee to the park for a nice picnic.
He leaves but runs into Mac in the entryway, who is about to perform his own system on Caylee: Move in After Completion (ie. Frank then shows up, urging Mac to hurry so he can get to his system - picking up the "scraps" after Dennis and Mac. The Waitress enters her apartment to find Charlie taking apart her garbage disposal and trying to put hair in it.
Dennis demands that he must have his chance to "re-D. He was attempting to Demonstrate Value by secretly breaking her disposal then coming back later to fix it for her. Charlie complains the system isn't working for him and Dee complains that Ben isn't afraid of her independence.
But they all have the same influence: Chuck Barris, the creator of the one that started it all!
"THE DATING GAME" first premiered on December 20-24, 1965 on abc-TV and remained a fixture on the network in both daytime and nighttime incarnations through the rest of the 1960s and well into the 1970s.