2. The game was originally known as the Better than Average Bowl. When the name was changed, it became the Superbowl (one word). It was not until 1982 that the current two-word title was introduced.
3. Many people believe the ball is so-named because it is kicked with the foot, but this is not true. The ball was, in fact, originally exactly one foot in length from point to point.
4. The game was played in Salt Lake City for the entirety of the 1960s and 70s. No one knows why.
5. The Texas Rangers have won the most Super Bowl championships, wrapping up their last win in 1996, after a rousing game against the Santa Fe Wookpeckers.
6. The most people to attend a single Super Bowl in person is 18. The magic of television causes the crowd to appear much larger.
7. The Super Bowl has not been aired live since that awful halftime accident of '99. From 2000 to present, the game has been filmed over a period of several weeks.
8. The Goodyear blimp is really a plastic model flown very closely to camera to fool the viewer's perspective.
9. The first message to ever appear on a Super Bowl Jumbotron was the trite, "KILROY WAS HERE," in spite of the fact that Kilroy has never been confirmed to have attended.
10. The first Super Bowl commercial was for Etch-a-Sketch. It took 30 years for George Lucas to develop the telestrator for commentators to draw plays on the TV screen.
11. Television commercials during the Super Bowl are outlandishly expensive. In 1999, producers mistakenly hired M. Night Shyamalan to direct the cast of Wonder Years and the Muppets in a tear-jerking advertisement for post-hole diggers.
12. The NFL commissioner originally proposed hat the trophy awarded be called the Vincent Price trophy. The name was changed when he was informed that Vince Lombardi beat Vincent Price in a bar fight.
13. Players used to tell reporters that since they had just won the Super Bowl, they would next be "going to Disney, Oklahoma".
14. Seats for the Super Bowl now sell for an average of $180,000 each. On the 50-yard line, they can sell for as high as a half million dollars.
15. Players in the Super Bowl must be cleared by Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the AFT, PBS, and the Liberace's body guard, Gary. Gary has been performing this duty every year except 2005, when he was recovering from a broken pelvis.
16. Pads in the game of football used to be called fluffies. In the 70s, they were made from discarded polyester thread.
17. While 2014 may go down as the coldest Super Bowl game ever played, the hottest game goes to the 1955 contest, a game played in Costa Rica.
18. The winning quarterback of the 1980 Super Bowl (Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame) received a Josten's Super Bowl ring, a collection of Campbell's "Soup"er Bowl memorabilia, a sleeveless Ocean Pacific shirt, and the keys to a 1978 AMC Pacer (previously owned by Harlem Globetrotters star, Wilt Chamberlain).
19. The Chicago Bears stole the "Super Bowl Shuffle" from the office of Soul Train's Don Cornelius.
20. The original wardrobe malfunction can be attributed to vaudeville performer Schmecky Overton. Schmecky wasn't actually a halftime performer, but two fans witnessed the "accidental exposure" in the parking lot.
21. The ideal Super Bowl snacks include Barbecue-flavored Fritos corn chips, Sunkist Orange Soda, leftover cheese biscuits from Red Lobster, and Doublestuff Oreo cookies with skim milk.
22. In 1977, NBC commentator Howard Cosell was locked out of the broadcast booth for the first 90 minutes of the game by guest color commentator Angie Dickinson.
23. Only six Super Bowl deaths have occurred since the first Super Bowl. Oddly, all six deaths have occurred during years ending in zero: the first two in 1960, one in 1970, and three in 2010.
24. Ties are broken at the Super Bowl-ing Alley. A requirement of the host city is that there is a bowling alley within ten blocks of the stadium.
25. Many players to inject their derrieres with Botox three to four weeks before the game.