Serial killer who was on the dating game
Between takes,you might find him skydiving or motor-cycling." There was something immediately off-putting about Alcala, Mills told CNN.While he was all charm and smiles on stage, he showed a more sinister side while in the green room with the other male contestants. They think that something is wrong with that girl: 'She played me.Alcala is imprisoned in California's Corcoran State Prison and is sentenced to death.He has been connected to six murders in two states, though authorities estimate he may have killed up to 130 people across the country.Alcala appeared on the game show in 1978 -- the year after Thornton was found dead.A bachelorette chose him among three suitors -- but after the show was taped, she reportedly refused to go out on a date with him.Backstage after the show, however, she saw the real Alcala. "He was kind of a creepy guy," Jed Mills, the bachelor next to Alcala, said in 2010.
Rodney Alcala on Tuesday was charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of Christine Ruth Thornton.
" "The best time is at night," he replies, smiling. [Morning and afternoon] are okay, but nighttime is when it really gets good."The convicted child rapist, then a typesetter at the Los Angeles Times, goes on to do a chilling impression of a "dirty old man." He also answers a question about what he would be called if he were a meal by stating, "I'm called ' The banana' and I look really good.
Peel me." Bradshaw erupts into laughter as the crowd applauds.
After host Jim Lange introduces "successful photographer" Alcala ("You might find him skydiving or motorcycling!
"), Bradshaw asks him, "What's your best time?