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Monday Night Mayhem (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sport  -  14 January 2002 (USA)
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How ABC's Monday Night Football, a live broadcast of the National Football League, came to be.

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How ABC's Monday Night Football, a live broadcast of the National Football League, came to be.

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Gifford. Cosell. Meredith. There was more action in the booth than there was on the field.

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The release date of Monday, January 14th, 2002 was on the 29th anniversary of the Miami Dolphins defeating the Washington Redskins, 14 to 7, in Super Bowl VII, (VII is 7 in Roman Numerals) and were undefeated in the 1972-73 season, winning all 17 games, with 17 wins and 0 losses record, winning all 14 regular season games and all 3 post-season games. Super Bowl VII's (7 in Roman Numerals) 14 to 7 score is the lowest scoring Super Bowl game. There was just 21 points scored, combined. 14 + 7 = 21. Additional Fact of 7th Super Bowl, The difference was 7 points in Super Bowl 7. 14 minus 7 = 7. See more »

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On 5 September 1983 when Howard Cosell made the comment "That little monkey gets loose doesn't he," O.J. Simpson was not yet a booth commentator. The team was still comprised of Gifford, Meredith, and Cosell. See more »

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References NFL Monday Night Football (1970) See more »

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A friendly portrait of Cosell......Still entertaining.
15 January 2002 | by (Planet ScottT) – See all my reviews

An entertaining behind the scenes look at Monday Night Football from it's inception to the departure of Howard Cosell.

The movie is extremely friendly to Cosell, and is based mostly upon him, and Roone Arlidge. Not much dirty laundry is aired during this movie....Of course there are the well known incidents such as Cosell getting drunk and vomiting on Meredith's boots, Chet Forte's gambling, the clashing of egos in the broadcast booth, and the little monkey comment that caused so much furor.

John Turturro as Cosell seemed to be a stretch. I felt Turturro was a little over the top in his portrayal, but not so much it was annoying.


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