Raw footage of improvised comedic scenes shot for (but mostly not used in) TVTV Goes To The Superbowl, a documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Superbowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. This tape features Christopher Guest, Bill Murray, Brian Murray, and Harold Ramis.
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with a blue screen.
00:17Copy video clip URL Bart Friedman and Christopher Guest on the football field. Friedman interviews a few nearby people on the field.
01:20Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of a GoodYear blimp flying over Dolphin Stadium.
02:05Copy video clip URL Friedman and Guest hold a mock interview with one another about the production of the Superbowl program “Black Sunday.” Guest pretends to be the publicist for the program.
04:51Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of Bill Murray, Brian Murray, and Harold Ramis as they talk about what types of things they may be shooting. Friedman and Tom Weinberg eventually make their way over to a group of cameramen and talk about the pre-game technical set up.
07:00Copy video clip URL Cut to footage from within the CBS production room. The feeling in the room is tense as the production team puts a piece for the program together. The video gets a little rough throughout this portion of the tape. This lasts for several minutes.
13:31Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of Weinberg and Friedman as they walk around the grounds outside of the stadium. They hold a brief mock interview with Harold Ramis and ask him if he is a cop. Ramis remains unresponsive and walks away. He eventually approaches Weinberg and Friedman and talks to them about his work on “Black Sunday.” The videomakers continue to collect footage from around the area. They go on to interview a real cop about their suspicions that Ramis is a police officer.
18:11Copy video clip URL Friedman interviews a police officer who is out of uniform. He states that there are numerous out-of-uniform police officers throughout the area. Friedman goes on to briefly interview a production crew member about his work covering the Superbowl.
21:07Copy video clip URL The CBS Superbowl Broadcast Team, including several former NFL players, play pick-up game in their street clothes. Bill Murray does color commentary while Christopher Guest conducts interviews with the players. Guest briefly interviews Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas about the game. Bill Murray asks CBS crew member Betsy Wilson to list a few of the players. As Wilson lists all who are involved in the game, Murray makes humorous comments about the game unfolding. The tape gets rather rough throughout this portion.
27:29Copy video clip URL Johnny Unitas leads a few huddles between his teammates. Murray continues to do play-by-play. It very rough throughout this portion of the tape. Phyllis George of CBS Sports and Murray talk about the game with one another. George says the game is “good, clean all-American fun.” Christopher Guest eventually joins the conversation. After one of the teams scores a touchdown, Murray briefly interviews quarterback Hank Stram about the play. Stram then walks off of the field to change his shoes.
33:21Copy video clip URL Tape ends.