Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another splendid edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we drop into the crazy world that was WWF's 1997. Baby-face/Heel dynamics are geography-based! Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart still really hate each other! The entire Hart family, along with In-Law extensions, are offended at once! Vince McMahon still thinks he's a decent announcer! All that plus our thoughts on AEW Dynamite, NXT, and the big return of Smackdown to terrestrial television.
So join us, as we review WWF's One Night Only from 1997!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, and Dogs whose owners listen over their Alexas... Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness one of the most jam-packed episodes of Raw possibly ever. The Arrival of Cactus Jack! The Heel Hart Foundation in full swing! Douche-bag Shawn Michaels, Goldust, Marlena and so...so much more.
This week we reviewed WWF Raw episode 226 from September 22nd 1997!
Welcome One! Welcome All! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we see what the second impression of ECW PPV looked like! See Mr Monday Night Rob Van Dam and Sabu beat up the Insane Clown Posse! The Sandman is lost in Florida! Little Spike Dudley donates about half his body weight in blood to the concrete floors of Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial! Live Helicopter footage! and More WWF Run-ins than you would think!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, NWO and WCW, Wolfpac and Black&White, ALL ARE WELCOME! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week Witness the height of the N.W.O! One of the best Promotional Heel turns! The WCW finally admitting to mispronouncing Ultimo as Ultimate! A misunderstood sting resorts to homing pigeons of questionable size to attempt to communicate with WCW officials! And like a sad childhood memory, the New World Order is left to Celebrate their Birthday a month late and with Papa Hogan absent!
We watched the very last WCW Clash of the Champions! Its Clash 35 from August of 1997!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week GO EXTREME once more! with the worlds most famous annual Internet Convention! Whatever that means... A Wild Eyed Rookie Tracy Smothers Debuts in ECW! The Full Blooded Italians are formed! Chris Candido's Terry Funk impression! Terry Funk's Terry Funk impression! And The Height of Dreamer Vs Raven!
We watched ECW Hardcore TV Episodes 201 & 202 covering ECW's CyberSlam 1997!
Welcome One Welcome All! To The Golden Age of Grappling! On this week's edition, We trip back to the summer of 1997! When the WWF decided to Lean into this Bizzaro World thing and allow Canadian Wrestling's First Family defend themselves against the Unruly and evil "Noble Heroes" of Stone Cold, Goldust, L.O.D. and Ken Shamrock! see World Champion Undertaker! Blond Paul Bearer! and hear 5 yankees pronounce "The Great Sasuke"
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 16: Canadian Stampede!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we bear witness to WCW in the throws of their peak popularity and their love/hate relationship with the dreaded NEW WORLD ORDER! Hear the announcers not know long of a time limit applies to Television Championship matches! Listen as the super hot wrestlers in the WCW vs NWO feud are set aside so the world can get the NWO vs the 4 Horsemen! And a fun match between Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero for the cruiser-weight title opens the show so its definitely not ALL bad.
Welcome one, welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight we go back to a whimsical time in World Championship Wrestling, When they were on the way up, and adding more and more NWO members because whoever said you can have too many cooks hasn't seen adult swim! Witness Macho Man Randy Savage and DDP have one of the hottest moments without being booked to wrestle at all, See Scott Steiner in that weird phase between Scotty and Big Pappa Pump. And discover how in the mid-90s america, the only thing that could truly bring us all together as wrestling fans, was hate...
This week its our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! All Christmas All the time. We have clips as old as 1976 to as new as 2004. Welcome the the Christmas show. Highlights include a Lonely Italian man, Bobby Heenan as Santa Clause with Roddy Piper, The very first, and I believe last, Topless Top Rope Match in WWE history, And of course, you bet we have the Christmas Creature!
Welcome, Sit down, and Enjoy a Festive episode of the Golden Age of Grappling!
Welcome Welcome, one and All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness a Spooky Treat as we adventure to the land of WCW for their annual Halloween show! See Macho Man and Hulk Hogan cut awful promo's! Witness the destruction of Mongo's marriage! And find out just how amazing an 11 minute match between Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio in their prime could be!
Welcome One, Welcome All to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight at the Ground Zero event in Louisville Kentucky, Witness the furious wrath of a just-injured Stone Cold Steve Austin as he relinquishes his tag team title. Listen to Jerry the King Lawler set a world record for most Motel mentions in a single broadcast! See everyone's favorite masked man Del Wil... I mean, Max Mini as he attempts to dodge the (Comparatively) gigantic El Torito! And Finally watch three WWF Superstars stumble like toddlers at chuck'e'cheese's through the WWF's 2nd attempt at a triple threat match!
Gather Round and listen, Oh Cometh Ye ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! For we travel down doth Road TO WRESTLEMANIA.
Only our tale has no Quick Roads, Not any roadsmiths repair delays.. No, Our path, Like the path of many internet darling wrestlers, Goes through the OTHER territories...
We Hath already tread the rocky mountain paths of Action Nonstop, and so it is this week that we look to the Land to the south. Where Flair is god, and God is never in a tag team match.. We look to WCW.
Tonight, Childhoods shall be ruined, Myths busted, and Tony Shiavone will try to ruin kayfabe multiple times. This is THE GRAND DADDY OF THEM ALL.