Jon Hamm Appeared on a Dating Game Show in the ’90s! See the Awkward Video

It’s confirmed: Jon Hamm certainly wasn’t born with the innate smooth-as-silk nature as Don Draper, his career-defining character on “Mad Men.”

While digging around the web today, we discovered this gem of a YouTube video that features a young Hamm on a hokey love-connection game show in 1996 called “The Big Date” in which three men vie for the affections of one woman.

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In the clip, Hamm—who’s 25 years old and is sporting a ’90s haircut to end all ’90s haircuts—has to give a short pitch on what he’d do on a first date to win over the lady, and his response is, well, less than suave.

“Well, we’d start off with some fabulous food, some fabulous conversation, and [after the host says ‘what else fabulous, Jon?’] a fabulous foot massage for an evening of total fabulosity.”

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Uh, fabulosity? Who is he, Kimora Lee Simmons? The clip ends before we find out who the girl chooses, but no matter: Seeing Hamm shyly smile for the camera and act, well, sort of odd and awkward is good enough for us.

Watch the clip below!

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