But they all have the same influence: Chuck Barris, the creator of the one that started it all!

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TV may have made him nationally famous, but Lange's heart truly was in radio. Plus, you don't have to wear makeup and you don't have to shave." He is survived by his sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.

As he told the Bay Area Radio Museum, "Radio is the theater of the mind. You don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that.

Lange was known for blowing a kiss goodbye to the audience at the end of each episode.

"Jim Lange was one of the great show hosts of television.

(In fact, in light of its success, Baskin-Robbins named an ice cream flavor in honor of the show.) And over the years, the show featured many stars of the day (Burt Reynolds, Paul Petersen and even Dick Clark showed up) as well as newcomers who would in later years become big stars in their own right (John Ritter, Teri Garr, Tom Selleck and Farrah Fawcett were among these.) The show left abc-TV on July 2-6, 1973, but stayed in syndication for another year (1973-1974) before leaving the airwaves altogether.

Creator Chuck Barris brought the show back again 4 years later with Lange as host from 1978 to 1980.

Along with an updated version of "The Newlywed Game" and 2 new shows, ("The Gong Show" and "The

Creator Chuck Barris brought the show back again 4 years later with Lange as host from 1978 to 1980.Along with an updated version of "The Newlywed Game" and 2 new shows, ("The Gong Show" and "The $1.98 Beauty Show") "The Dating Game" returned to syndicated in 1978, only this time with a more adult-oriented borderline dialogue format--perhaps in an effort to recapture the same audience that had grown up watching THE DATING GAME in the 1960s.The newer version- along with Jim Lange's gaudy red tuxedo- lasted for 2 years until local stations finally got tired of the protesting phone calls.It also includes the title sequence he did for the movie "Spy Hard", without, for some odd legal reason, the actual titles.Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). See full summary » The defending Super Bowl 48 champions Seattle Seahawks and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the championship of the National Football League at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.Once again, the show featured both present-day and future stars such as Jaye P.

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Creator Chuck Barris brought the show back again 4 years later with Lange as host from 1978 to 1980.

Along with an updated version of "The Newlywed Game" and 2 new shows, ("The Gong Show" and "The $1.98 Beauty Show") "The Dating Game" returned to syndicated in 1978, only this time with a more adult-oriented borderline dialogue format--perhaps in an effort to recapture the same audience that had grown up watching THE DATING GAME in the 1960s.

The newer version- along with Jim Lange's gaudy red tuxedo- lasted for 2 years until local stations finally got tired of the protesting phone calls.

It also includes the title sequence he did for the movie "Spy Hard", without, for some odd legal reason, the actual titles.

Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). See full summary » The defending Super Bowl 48 champions Seattle Seahawks and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the championship of the National Football League at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Once again, the show featured both present-day and future stars such as Jaye P.

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Creator Chuck Barris brought the show back again 4 years later with Lange as host from 1978 to 1980.

Along with an updated version of "The Newlywed Game" and 2 new shows, ("The Gong Show" and "The $1.98 Beauty Show") "The Dating Game" returned to syndicated in 1978, only this time with a more adult-oriented borderline dialogue format--perhaps in an effort to recapture the same audience that had grown up watching THE DATING GAME in the 1960s.

The newer version- along with Jim Lange's gaudy red tuxedo- lasted for 2 years until local stations finally got tired of the protesting phone calls.

It also includes the title sequence he did for the movie "Spy Hard", without, for some odd legal reason, the actual titles.

.98 Beauty Show") "The Dating Game" returned to syndicated in 1978, only this time with a more adult-oriented borderline dialogue format--perhaps in an effort to recapture the same audience that had grown up watching THE DATING GAME in the 1960s.

The newer version- along with Jim Lange's gaudy red tuxedo- lasted for 2 years until local stations finally got tired of the protesting phone calls.

It also includes the title sequence he did for the movie "Spy Hard", without, for some odd legal reason, the actual titles.