A bachelor looking for love on ‘The Dating Game’ in the 1970s, who wound up sitting next to a serial killer during the show, remains haunted by the encounter nearly 40 years later. No one had any idea that Rodney Alcala had already launched his killing spree when he appeared on the popular dating show in 1978. Jed Mills was Bachelor No. 2 on the episode. Alcala was Bachelor No. 1. “He was a really creepy guy, a real idiot,” Mills told Inside Edition.