Meet The Serial Killer Who Once Won A TV Dating Show During A Brutal Murder Spree

He’s in jail for the murder of seven women. It’s widely believed that he’s responsible for far more deaths. The serial killer Rodney Alcala terrorized New York and California in the seventies. Some even put his death toll at over one hundred souls…

One of the weirdest things about Alcala, though? He went on – and WON – The Dating Game. Even though he had already been convicted of raping a minor in 1972. And, unbeknownst to producers – killed four women.

Alcala was sentenced to death in 2010 for five murders committed in California between the years 1977 and 1979. He is currently on Death Row. In 2013, Rodney pleaded guilty to a further two homicides which he committed in New York.

His date? A young lady called Cheryl Bradshaw who, thankfully, never actually went on the date. She thought him weird straight away after meeting him and refused to go…

Rodney Alcala The Dating Game

“I started to feel ill. He was acting really creepy, I turned down his offer. I didn’t want to see him again.”

Rodney is now seventy three years of age is is still incarcerated. No ones truly knows how many murders he’s responsible for, but it’s thought to be a lot more than the ones he’s serving time for.

Rodney Alcala The Dating Game

The first question was ‘what’s your favorite time?’ His answer? Creepy, in retrospect. ‘Night time,’ he answered. ‘Because that’s the only time there is…’

Rodney Alcala The Dating Game

Here it is, then. The chilling appearance that shows the smooth and charming side to a cold-blooded psychopath…