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A forgotten [American] [icon] from the [1960's]. Barris created [The Newlywed Game], The Dating Game, and [The Gong Show]; he also had a fluke songwriting success, with Freddie Cannon's "Palisades Park". Barris' [television|TV] ventures showed absolute contempt for the industry and the audience, resulting in shows that were [a hoot]. Fave moment: on his short-lived variety show, guest [George Carlin] did a stand-up that consisted of him struggling to say something; he never did.