At 11 seasons and 2, episodes, it was one of the longest lasting game shows in syndication. If not, the contestant could choose between the two losing candidates for the second date. Woolery created his trademark phrase "We'll be back in two and two" on Love Connection and simultaneously on Scrabblethe daytime game show he hosted on NBC during the same period. In a variation that aired on Fridays, a bachelor or bachelorette who had not yet chosen a date made an appearance and allow the studio audience to make the choice for him or her, based on video excerpts. As ofamong the couples who met on the show, there were a total of 29 marriages, 8 engagements, and 15 children, according to Woolery.
Retrieved July 14,
'Love Connection' featured first openly gay contestants
Retrieved June 13, After the date, the televised appearance was scheduled. Inthe series returned on Fox with Andy Cohen hosting. Two or three segments usually aired per show. Watch the preview of its queer daters below.
The relationship status of the contestants was noted on-screen in their profile summary in both syndicated iterations of the show, but is not referenced in the revival unless it arises in conversation between the guest, dates, and host. This version added a segment where guests and contestants rate their first impressions of each other's looks on a scale of 1—10; however, some contestants have acknowledged basing this rating in part on factors other than physical looks, such as punctuality or fashion sense. Retrieved August 25, Last season, the primary dater had to choose between love or a cash prize at the conclusion of the episode. However, older never-married, widowed, and divorced some multiple times contestants were occasionally selected as well.