Theme from dating game
A pre-America's Funniest Home Videos Bob Saget appeared on The Dating Game for the 1st time. " following by a camera showing a half-smiling farmer along with his black cow as it then shows a shot of the set along with the logo while the announcer says that "not everything can be as good as the original, but Diet Dr. Pepper Phil Hartman, following his appearance on The Dating Game, designed an album cover for the 1979 Poco LP Legend. The 1979 crime drama film The Onion Field (based on the true crime book from 1973 by Joseph Wambaugh of the same name) has a brief clip of The Dating Game being played on TV in prison.
The game first did the crossover to the indie music universe when PUP were announced to have a cameo appearance, but now the indie status is confirmed as Will Wiesenfeld, aka Baths, unveiled the theme song to the game.
But if I did, I'd probably show you that I care, By takin all these other motha fuckers outta here!
I'd go through your phonebook and whack em all And find contestant #1 and break his fuckin jaw!
Another Carol Burnett parody, called The Dater's Game, featured Lyle Wagoner as the host and Tim Conway as a newly-hired but very clumsy stage manager.
Burnett, Vicki Lawrence and Kaye Ballard were the bachlorettes.