The actor who played the host was future Supermarket Sweep host David Ruprecht Sesame Street also spoofed Dating Game, but it was named "The Eating Game" where the contestant would have to pick the right food for him/her. Instead of picking one food, she chooses them all since they look so delicious.

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In 1990, The season 2 Saved by the Bell episode "Blind Dates" has a dream sequence where Zack Morris hosts a take on The Dating Game called The Blind Date Game and the bachelors are Teddy Kruger, Mason Voorhies, and Donald Chump (the three bachelor's names in general are spoofs of Freddy Kruger, Jason Voorhies and Donald Trump).

Also in 1990, Tiny Toon Adventures also spoofed the show in the episode "Dream Date Game".

Even Saturday Night Live parodied The Dating Game twice.

Originally in 1980 as The Dating Zone in which combined The Dating Game and The Twilight Zone hosted by Jim Lange (played by Bill Murray) with Don Johnson (played by Bob Newhart) as a clueless, unwilling contestant that was pulled off the street and was forced to choose between three perverse women.

This game show sketch was called "Pick Your Pet" and was the first game show spoofing skit on Sesame Street.

A 1996 episode of the short-lived sketch comedy series called Muppets Tonight has a parody of The Dating Game called Muppet Match-Up hosted by Kermit the Frog in 1975, featuring the guest host for the episode, Michelle Pfeiffer as "Michelle Pfeiffer Manowitz" choosing between three bachelors: Bunsen Honeydew, Beaker and Animal.

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.

Herb Alpert, who composed the instrumental themes "Spanish Flea" and "Whipped Cream" on The Dating Game, co-founded A&M Records in 1962 with his partner Jerry Moss. The 1970 crime drama film The Landlord a clip of the show can be seen on television in black & white. Appropriately, the episode was titled "The Dating Game". The gameplay was similar as well as the name but the host was a lollipop, Art Sweetheart.

in 2000, A&M evolved into Interscope Records, which, in turn, is part of Universal Music Group. Passion Fruit was the contestant and had to decide between three bachelorettes, a nerdy apple, a French Onion, and Orange. The Dating Game was also parodied on The Carol Burnett Show where it was titled "The Rat Race".

Here it was also called Dream Date but with a longer title The Dream Date Game.