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Super Bowl: Super Bowl III

The New York Jets defeat the Baltimore Colts 16-7. The MVP was Joe Namath.

The game was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x1
Airdate: Sunday January 12th, 1969
Network: NBC

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Guest Stars
Indianapolis ColtsIndianapolis Colts
As NFL Champions (as The Baltimore Colts) (Loser)
Joe NamathJoe Namath
New York JetsNew York Jets
As AFL Champions (Winner)

Musical Guests
Florida A&M University BandFlorida A&M University Band
As Themselves (Halftime Show)

Jack ReaderJack Reader
As Back Judge
Tom Bell (2)Tom Bell (2)
As Referee/ Coin Tosser
Cal LeporeCal Lepore
As Line Judge
George Murphy (2)George Murphy (2)
As Head Linesman
Joe Gonzalez (2)Joe Gonzalez (2)
As Field Judge
Walt ParkerWalt Parker
As Umpire
Main Cast
Curt GowdyCurt Gowdy
As Announcer
Al DeRogatisAl DeRogatis
As Color Commentator
Kyle RoteKyle Rote
As Color Commentator
Episode Notes
This Super Bowl was played at the same place as the previous Super Bowl, the Orange Bowl.

Thought to be the earliest surviving Super Bowl on videotape.

The Jets did not throw any passes in the 4th quarter.

Joe Namath did not throw any touchdown passes in his MVP performance.

The Colts were favored by 18.

75,389 people attended this game.

The Nielsen Rating for this game was 36.0.

The cost of a 30-second commercial during this game was $55,000.

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