His hosting tenure included many celebrity guests as contestants, including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck and a pre. Lange spoke to this in a 1992 interview with the , saying, "Radio is the theater of the mind. You don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that.
and the San Francisco area, which, his wife said even was his "real love," despite being widely known for his television work.
For some reason, networks seem to prefer male hosts for their game shows.The questions were designed by the show's writers to elicit sexy answers. "They wanted a boy and a girl," he said in a 1992 interview with the Bay Area Radio Digest."They wanted the boy to do sports and the girl to do the dances and stuff that was going on in the Twin Cities - very sexist - and play music once a week." He hosted that show for two years before attending the University of Minnesota and doing a three-year stint in the Marines, according to the Bay Area Radio Museum.The show's format: a young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from view, to determine which one would be the best date.The questions were designed by the show's writers to elicit sexy answers."I've never been out on a date before. " a teenage Michael Jackson asked one of his potential dates on a 1972 episode of the show."Well, we'd have fun," the girl answered.