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Digital Effects Make the New ESPN Show Possible.

Television Critic David Bianculli previews "Dream Season," a production of NFL Films that creates dream teams that compete in dream Super Bowls. Through computer generation and sophisticated editing, the producers take film from the last 20 years of televised football and extract key sequences featuring players from from top teams of their times and match them with other top opposing teams from different times. The effect is the video equivalent of the `what-if-the-'85-Raiders-played the-'87-Redskins' questions typical of radio call-in shows. "Dream Season" will air throughout the fall on ESPN.

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Other segments from the episode on September 6, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 6, 1989: Interview with John Gregory Dunne; Review of the album "New Year's Concert 1989"; Interview with Stephen Burum; Review of the television program "NFL…

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