Animated antics of the constantly grousing Griffins, a family that put some fun in dysfunctional.While dad Peter is a tad dim and lazy, mom Lois is none of the above.The crimes Alcala committed date to the late 1970s.Nobody at the time knew the man with the wavy long hair and toothy grin was an apparent psychopath -- an unstable, antisocial personality.
Alcala, who already had been convicted for the 1968 rape of an 8-year-old girl, was the first contestant to be introduced in the game-show episode. 1 is a successful photographer who got his start when his father found him in the dark room at the age of 13, fully developed," host Jim Lange said. "The best time is at night," Alcala answered with a wide smile. 2, said he had an almost immediate aversion to Alcala. If Alcala appeared likable to viewers at home, Mills said he was the complete opposite when they sat together in the show's green room, where the show's contestants waited before going on air. He was a standout creepy guy in my life." Within months of his "Dating Game" appearance, Alcala would become a killer, prosecutors said, abducting and murdering a 12-year-old girl in 1979.(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 next to Alcala in 1978. Definitely creepy." Found guilty in February of murdering four women and a child, Alcala, 66, is acting as his own attorney in the penalty phase of the trial.He is hoping to persuade the jury in Santa Ana, California, to spare his life.See full summary » The classic game show with a twist; the answers are revealed, but it's up to the contestants to supply the questions.Three contestants, including a returning champion, competed. See full summary » This is The 1st Edition of the program.