The presenter looks barely recognisable thanks to a strange hairstyle in some throwback stills from his appearance on ITV programme, God's Gift.
The 49-year-old was still known as Patrick back then judging by his name badge, when he attempted to win over female audience members in the hope of securing a date.
Needless to say, Jon eventually lost the date to 28-year-old stuntman Marc.
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While Paddy is dressed simply in black jeans and a matching V-neck, his curly tresses are a long way from his very short 'do nowadays.
That mad dash to be the “next big thing” resulted in LOTS of ... Here are 12 reality dating shows from the '90s and early 2000's on MTV and more that ... Even Jon Hamm Wouldn't Have Picked Himself on That '90s Dating Show. These shows all had the same premise: to meet the “love of your life” (or at least someone cute you could make out with).
At the time I was like, 'Yes, have that lads', and now I'm going 'Oh God. '."Meanwhile, Paddy's own dating hit, Take Me Out, has been popular with viewers ever since it started a staggering seven years ago.
Thankfully, the Bolton-born favourite is now happily married to Christine Martin, and the pair have three children.
You talked to your crush/BF on AIM all night instead of texting or Facebook messaging them all night.
Because Facebook wasn’t around yet and if texting was, you probably weren’t allowed to have a cell phone. You had to deal with the total embarrassment of leaving voicemails on landlines.