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“I think we got one phone call and we had a meeting with a manager.” Having “Gong Show” on his resume didn’t land him much in the way of paying gigs.
But the “Dating Game” appearances (Reubens thinks it was 1976) helped him hone the Herman character that would be his springboard to fame.
The show would plow through five episodes in a day.
Reubens still remembers the chaotic atmosphere backstage.
The money helped him focus on his craft as an actor and comedian with the Groundlings improv group.
“I’ve told people for years that Chuck Barris supported a lot of struggling artists,” Reubens told In truth, contestants weren’t supposed to make repeat visits to “Gong Show.” Reubens had to disguise himself in his various acts lest the show run afoul of the FCC rules that govern game shows following the quiz show scandals of the early 1960s.
One was a shrimp burger cooker, which came with a gift certificate to buy shrimp burgers. Reubens also received multiple cans of green paint, which were used to paint the green room at the Groundlings’ Melrose Avenue theater.
“Gong Show” taped at the NBC studio complex in Burbank.
“He was always friendly and funny with me,” Reubens said.