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Super Bowl: Super Bowl XXIII

The San Francisco 49ers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 20-16.

Episode Info

Episode number: 23x1
Airdate: Sunday January 22nd, 1989
Network: NBC

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

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Guest Stars
Cincinnati BengalsCincinnati Bengals
As AFC Champions (Loser)
San Francisco 49ersSan Francisco 49ers
As NFC Champions (Winner)

Musical Guests
Billy JoelBilly Joel
As Himself (National Anthem)
Elvis PrestoElvis Presto
As Himself (Halftime Show)

Bob BeeksBob Beeks
As Line Judge
Bob GrieseBob Griese
As Coin Tosser
Gordon Wells (2)Gordon Wells (2)
As Umpire
Jerry BergmanJerry Bergman
As Head Linesman
Jerry SeemanJerry Seeman
As Referee
Larry LittleLarry Little
As Coin Tosser
Nick BuonicontiNick Buoniconti
As Coin Tosser
Paul BaetzPaul Baetz
As Back Judge
Bobby SkeltonBobby Skelton
As Field Judge
Gary Lane (2)Gary Lane (2)
As Side Judge
Main Cast
Dick EnbergDick Enberg
As Announcer
Merlin OlsenMerlin Olsen
As Color Commentator
Episode Notes
This is the 2nd time the 49ers defeat the Bengals in a Super Bowl.

The 49ers were the favorite by 7.

The Bengals record going into the Super Bowl (including playoff games) was 14-4, where the 49ers was 12-6.

Joe Montana threw for a Super Bowl record setting 357 yards.

The largest lead of the game was a 13-6 Bengals lead.

This Super Bowl was ranked number 1 on NFL.com's list of the 10 Best Super Bowl's.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Elvis Presto(title is not known) 

Episode Quotes
Joe Montana: (to Harris Barton) There, in the stands, near the exit ramp. Isn't that John Candy?

Cultural References
Joe Montana: (to Harris Barton) There, in the stands, near the exit ramp. Isn't that John Candy?

John Candy was a comedian and actor until his death in 1994.

Warning: Super Bowl season 23 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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