Famous dating game contestants
Jacques Semelin, a psychologist who took part in the documentary, said the participants were made to sign a contract obliging them to obey the presenter's instructions.
"They are obedient, but it's more than mere obedience, because there is also the pressure of the audience and cameras everywhere." One contestant said after filming that taking part had helped her to understand why her own Jewish grandparents had been tortured by the Nazis.
The experiment was modelled on a famous study conducted at Yale University in the 1960s, which used similar methods to examine how obedient citizens could be driven to take part in mass murder.She said: "Since I was a little girl, I have always asked myself why the Nazis did it and how they could obey such orders? Blockbusters is an American game show which had two separate runs in the 1980s.His good looks and wisecracker sense of humor won the hearts of viewers, but it was his unconventional style of greeting female contestants that would make him famous.Dawson started kissing female contestants on the cheeks and hands and even the lips within the first few weeks of the show.
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