These shows all had the same premise: to meet the “love of your life” (or at least someone cute you could make out with).But they all went about it in different ways, and each show was more ridiculous than the next.He was most recently the Editor-in-Chief of Next Magazine.He has contributed to Vanity Fair, Playbill, Details, Out Magazine, Time Out New York, and has appeared on Biography Channel, East Village Radio and in Wallpaper magazine. Below I round up the best dating shows of the 90's for a reminder of the incredible fashion, music, and celebs of the day. Make sure to get a good look at the guy with the long curly perm and a lace-up Renaissance top in the clip. It's like the game Clue but someone got fingered instead of murdered.
I loved the terrible scripted dialogue, relished the extra juicy moments, and couldn’t stop hate-watching the people who were total jerks…
hard already whetted the network’s appetite for hot young singles getting it on and audiences were ready for more.
What followed would become an MTV signature: scripted dating shows that favored hot (often shirtless, fit and on Spring Break) 20-somethings look for the someone to screw, not marry.
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From overalls with one strap down to car phones to the Dick Tracy soundtrack, the decade was pretty much America's golden age.