Shipmates

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For the 1931 American film, see Shipmates (film).
Shipmates
Genre Dating game show
Presented by Chris Hardwick
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Hurricane Entertainment Corp.
Tomlin-Schecter-Young
Columbia TriStar Television (season 1-2)
Sony Pictures Television (season 2)
Release
Original network Syndicated
Original release August 27, 2001 – 2003

Shipmates is an American syndicated television show that ran for two seasons from 2001 - 2003.

Reruns later ran on the cable channel Spike TV. The show was created by Hurricane Entertainment and the executive producer was John Tomlin. Chris Hardwick was the host. Participants in the show were sent on a blind date on a Carnival Cruise ship, with camera crews following the couple around the clock.

Many of the dates ended with one of the participants throwing a drink in their partner's face. The occurrence was so common that a group of students at Bowling Green State University dubbed the act of drink throwing as "Shipmating". For example, "Rosie was so pissed at Kyle that he shipmated him at Sky Bar."

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