Andy kaufman the dating game

Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.

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He remains in the public imagination as a hoaxter, but for those born after his death, it might be difficult to understand just how effectively he messed with people’s minds.. ” segment, “Andy Kaufman—the actor-comedian and Intergender Wrestling Champion—had his first wrestling match with a member of his own sex.” In true Kaufman form, the segment descended in chaos.

After he went too far with his shtick, I cheered when wrestler Jerry Lawler stepped in and shoved him to the ground.“Lawler, you think you’re really being smart,” Kaufman ranted. Lawler eventually slapped him across the face, which unleashed a torrent of expletives and coffee thrown in the direction of the wrestler.

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Michael Jackson was a guest on "The Dating Game" in 1972 when he was a member of the Jackson 5 and his biggest hit was "Rockin' Robin." Jackson's date, La Tonya Simmons, won tickets to a Jackson 5 concert in New York City. But at least in 1972, they wouldn't be hounded by the press.

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