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"The more time has gone by, the creepier it gets," he said, "because it kind of sinks in slowly.
Although the show earned high ratings among young viewers and was fairly popular during its run, it was canceled to make room for the short-lived The Chevy Chase Show.
In the event that two couples chose correctly, the man with the most stuffed hearts won the date.
Studs provoked some controversy because the answers on the show often discussed the contestants' sexual relationships in detail.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.