Please welcome Rodney Alcala." After the three bachelors were announced, the young woman who would choose one of them for a date began asking questions. "I am kind of bending toward the other guy to get away from him, and I don't know if I did that consciously. "And he was very obnoxious and creepy -- he became very unlikable and rude and imposing as though he was trying to intimidate. CNN asked noted crime profiler Pat Brown to analyze Alcala's appearance on "The Dating Game." "He was aware that he could say things that were considered sexy and funny and the girl would like that," Brown told CNN.But thinking back on that, I probably did." Alcala was able to charm Cheryl Bradshaw from the other side of the "Dating Game" wall. "He watched the game and he gave those answers and he won, so he learned some tricks.
“I started to feel ill,” Bradshaw told the Sydney Telegraph in 2012. I remember him because I told my brother about this one guy who was kind of good-looking but kind of creepy.
But a psychopath's true nature comes seeping through.
"When you go back and look, what's most fascinating is that he had already committed a crime," Brown said, "Raped a little girl.
Bradshaw, if not for a healthy jolt of women’s intuition, would almost certainly be remembered today as one of Alcala’s victims.
Instead, after the show ended, she conversed with Alcala backstage.
Nobody at the time knew the man with the wavy long hair and toothy grin was an apparent psychopath -- an unstable, antisocial personality.