A Board Game based on the 1986 version was released by Pressman in 1987.
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Sometimes the guy chosen would be the one chosen for both looks & personality; in later shows when that happened he/she won a $500 bonus in addition to the trip.
This format was mostly disliked by fans of the original show so the next year they switched back to its original format and theme with new host Chuck Woolery at the helm.
Alcala was found guilty in 2010 of killing four women and a 12-year-old girl in Southern California in the 1970s.