When it was revealed that the hugely popular 1950s quiz show “Twenty One” was rigged, it changed television game shows in the United States permanently.
The show was especially popular among female teens, who religiously followed the relationships between the crew mates.
Though, I'm pretty sure that a lot of them tuned in just so they could stare at Ryan Gosling.
In the clip, Hamm—who’s 25 years old and is sporting a ’90s haircut to end all ’90s haircuts—has to give a short pitch on what he’d do on a first date to win over the lady, and his response is, well, less than suave.
“Well, we’d start off with some fabulous food, some fabulous conversation, and [after the host says ‘what else fabulous, Jon?
The show lasted for two seasons and left us with perhaps one of the most unsettling cliffhangers of all time (watch it and you'll see what I'm talking about!
) made us all wish we went to school on a cruise ship.
Watch out for Suzanne Paul as one of the show's later suitors, who gets laughs for making clear the romantic impact of a well-built wallet.
Two contestants also provide a post-mortem on their blind date.
Fifteen years ago, that was a question that had zero cultural significance.