1978 episode of the dating game
The Crying Game In this game, Sonny tells a sad story, and whoever cries the hardest wins.However, after Sonny learns that the prize is his own teddy bear, he cries the hardest and wins.The contestants in this skit are Cookie Monster and Bill Smith.The Anything-in-the-World Prize Game Guy Smiley asks questions to random people on the street. His guest for this skit is Oscar the Grouch, who doesn't want to be bothered by Guy Smiley and accidentally gets every answer right.On the 2nd round, Maria sits on a bench with only Three legs and it knocks down.Then on 3rd (and final) round Maria used the cane to push cloud to the game show studio, causing Gordon to sneeze a lot.Make it Fit Cookie Monster has to search through a bin of shapes to find the matching shape, an octagon, within a one-minute time limit (similar to Beat The Time).
Dancing with Triangles In this Dancing with the Stars parody, contestants have to dance with a triangle.
The Eating Game Another spoof of The Dating Game, the object is for a plate (Fran Brill) is to ask questions to three different types of food, and then pick which one the contestant wants to take to dinner.
The food choices are a fish (David Rudman), a corn on the cob (Kevin Clash), and a glass of milk (Martin P. The plate ultimately chooses all three, thus making for a healthful meal. Gordon asks the audience what would happen next with help from the Dinger and Maria (as Charlie Chaplin). On the 1st round, Maria as Charlie Chaplin steps on the banana peel on the ground.
The Count wins, but after being given his choice of prizes (including a larger-than-life portrait of Playjacks himself, grapefruit goggles, and a barrel of industrial-strength gray-green finger paint), he chooses the pig instead.
Then an eel comes along to ask Pat Playjacks if the game is called Eel of Fortune.