The supermarket was deemed a suitable pick up palace, and so the "is that a banana in your basket or are you just glad to see me" movement was born.
Singles of both sexes began to prowl the shopping aisles with random bananas sitting in the seats of their trolleys where a child is supposed to ride - thus signalling their availability.
His terse, laconic style always gave the impression of total command, while his sharp intelligence made him a master of assessing the balance between risk and safety.
The same qualities informed his television commentaries.
Reading the descriptions of the couples doesn't give me much hope.