The dating game contestants list

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Host: Jeff Foxworthy Years on TV: 2007- present Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader is genius, right?

Challenge contestants to show their smarts with elementary school questions…

Hosts: Jim Lange (1965-1980), Elaine Joyce (1986-1988), Jeff Mc Gregor (1988-1989), Brad Sherwood (1996-1997), Chuck Woolery (1997-2000) Years on TV: 1965-1980; 1986-1989, 1996-2000 The Dating Game is the original matchmaking game show (Take that, The Bachelor!

), starting in 1965 and running through 1980 with host Jim Lange, who introduced the show’s signature ending of blowing a kiss to the viewers.

only it’s not so easy to recall fifth grade history when you’re all grown up.

Hosted by the most famous redneck of all, Jeff Foxworthy makes the losing contestants fess up “I am not smarter than a 5th grader.” Oh the misery.

The host became a contestant during the second segment and the final challenge pitted the winning contestant against Ben Stein himself!

I like their energy and applaud the producers, editors, directors and all others who brought this season's show to the success that I see it as.

Losing contestants were sucked off the set in their leather recliners and don’t forget the final challenge – naming music videos from clips played on a pile of TVs.

Hosts: Dick Clark (1973-1988), Bill Cullen (1974-1979), John Davidson (1991-1992), Donny Osmond (2002-2004) Years on TV: 1973-1988; 1991-1992; 2002-2004 Whether it was ,000 or 0,000, the set for Pyramid was a killer – those monitors for the clues and of course, the ultimate final pyramid challenge with the fenced in “winner’s circle” and the cubes that revealed each correct answer in the pyramid. Host: Ben Stein Years on TV: 1997 – 2003 Who would’ve thought that lawyer and presidential speechwriter Ben Stein would be a worthy host and competitor on a Comedy Central game show?

Host: Ben Bailey (US) Years on TV: 2005 – present Who needs an elaborate and/or cheesy game show set when the whole thing can take place in a pimped out taxi cab?

Hosted by comedian Ben Bailey, this game show on wheels is a clever diversion from your typical trivia show – and makes you wish the cash cab would pull up the next time you hail a taxi.

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