Original dating game episodes
Backstage after the show, however, she saw the real Alcala. "He was kind of a creepy guy," Jed Mills, the bachelor next to Alcala, said in 2010.
At the beginning of the Dating Game episode, Lange asks Alcala to say hello so Bradshaw can hear his voice.
Alcala's death sentence in the Samsoe murder was overturned twice.
But in 2010, he was once again sentenced to death for the murder of five women, though authorities have still been unable to pin down a precise victim count.
, died Tuesday of a heart attack in his Mill Valley, CA home. Lange hosted the game show for more than a decade after it debuted in 1965, and over those years played host to contestants including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Farrah Fawcett and Arnold Schwarzenegger competing for the right to win a date by answering questions that were intended to illicit PG-13 responses well before there was such a thing as PG-13.
The Dating Game (also known as The New Dating Game and The All-New Dating Game) is the long-running dating game show where one girl or one guy had to choose between three bachelors or bachelorettes to go out on a date for which the producers pay.
He had somehow got on the popular game show The Dating Game despite a 1972 conviction for raping an eight-year-old girl.