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Back When Monday Night Football Was Like a Groovy ’70s Detective Show

As anticipation grows for Sunday night’s Super Bowl 50, we bring you an NFL promo from 1970 that you don’t have to be a football fan to appreciate. 

The minute-long spot essentially looks like the opening credits to a ’70s detective TV show that can’t make up its mind as to whether it’s more Twilight Zone or Brady Bunch. And of course, it wouldn’t be ’70s television without plenty of psychedelic colors. 

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