Question: Which game show once had a convicted serial killer as a contestant?

Answer: Rodney Alcala appeared to be the perfect bachelor when he appeared on the matchmaking TV game show, The Dating Game. But little did anyone know that “bachelor number one” was one of America’s most dangerous serial killers. Alcala was secretly kidnapping, raping and murdering women and children, and was at the peak of his killing spree when the episode was filmed. Alcala, later nicknamed the “Dating Game Killer”, would go on to be linked to the death of over 130 women and children. Alcala won the competition, and a date with “bachelorette” Cheryl Bradshaw, who fortunately refused to go out with him because she found him “creepy”.

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1  Rodney Alcala, The Dating Game Killer : Serial Killer Documentary
Rodney James Alcala is a convicted rapist and serial killer who was sentenced to death in California in 2010 for five murders committed between 1977 and 1979, and is thought to be responsible. Rodney Alcala is a convicted rapist, torturer and serial killer who evaded justice for 40 years. Dubbed the Dating Game Killer Alcala was once a …
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1Rodney Alcala

Rodney James Alcala (born Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is an American convicted rapist and serial killer who was sentenced to death in California for five murders committed in that state between 1977 and 1979, and received an additional sentence of 25 years to life after pleading guilty to two homicides committed in New York in 1971 and 1977.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney_Alcala

2Rodney Alcala

But in at least one instance, a Dating Game contestant ended up picking a serial killer. The September 13, 1978 episode of The Dating Game was much like the other episodes.
https://www.history.com/news/serial-killer-dating-game-rodney-alcala

3Rodney Alcala

(CNN)– Before he was a convicted serial killer, Rodney Alcala was a winning bachelor on “The Dating Game.” “Oh yeah, I remember it quite clearly,” said Jed Mills, the game-show contestant who sat …
http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/03/08/dating.game.killer/index.html

4The Dating Game show once had a convicted serial killer as a contestant
Serial kller Rodney Alcala brazenly secured an unsuspecting date on US show The Dating Game. The year was 1978 and the long-haired singleton was sitting behind a screen with two other men on TV’s The Dating Game. Alcala was “Bachelor No1”, a charming and intelligent photographer whose wit got him picked by the lady contestant.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/873102/dating-game-killer-rodney-alcala-chilling-story/

5Rodney Alcala

A convicted serial killer now awaiting sentencing once did time as Bachelor No. 1 on “The Dating Game,” reports revealed.
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/serial-killer-rodney-alcala-won-dating-game-murder-spree-article-1.174189

6Rodney

The serial killer that won a TV dating show during his murder spree IN THE middle of a horrifying killing spree, convicted murderer Rodney Alcala went on a TV dating game show – and shockingly …
https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/true-stories/the-serial-killer-that-won-a-tv-dating-show-during-his-murder-spree/news-story/4808e43e9d9e276f4e93d08075103df2

7The Dating Game show once had a convicted serial killer as a contestant
But little did the female contestant – or the studio audience – know that he was one of America’s most dangerous serial killers. 13 Alcala appeared on a dating TV show at the height of his killing …
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/worldnews/8312900/rodney-alcala-dating-game-serial-killer/

8The Dating Game show once had a convicted serial killer as a contestant
In the late 1970s, Rodney Alcala had a fleeting brush with fame as a contestant on the television show The Dating Game, which featured people looking for love. Bachelorette Cheryl Bradshaw selected Alcala as her blind date, but he later became infamous throughout the United States after he was convicted of kidnapping, raping, torturing and murdering multiple women.
https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/crimefeed/serial-killer/5-facts-about–the-dating-game-killer–rodney-alcala

9The Dating Game show once had a convicted serial killer as a contestant
Chilling story of how charming US Blind Date contestant was secretly a serial killer who raped and murdered 7 women. … Now The Dating Game Killer, … Alcala had already killed at least once.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11689992/us-blind-date-contestant-rodney-alcala-serial-killer/

10The Dating Game

Rodney Alcala, who once looked for love on the TV show The Dating Game, has been convicted of murdering five people, including 12-year-old Robin Samsoe. INSIDE EDITION reports.
https://www.insideedition.com/headlines/185-the-dating-games-serial-killer-contestant

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1.  Rodney Alcala
Rodrigo Jacques Alcala Buquor; August 23, 1943) is an American convicted rapist and serial killer who was sentenced to death in California for five murders…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodney Alcala

2.  Stephen Merchant
all." He also appeared as a contestant on a 1997 episode of the TV game show Blockbusters and worked for a short time as a DJ for Radio Caroline. Merchant…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen Merchant

3.  List of Total Drama characters
Like the original series, it follows contestants of a reality game show, The Ridonculous Race. Four contestants from Total Drama compete in the spin-off…
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of Total Drama characters