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!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the WWE’s Biggest Party of the year SUMMERFEST! And we’re jumping back to the Uber-patriotic 2005!?? Witness the majesty that is Shark-Eyes Kurt Angle vs Eugene! The Immortal Hulk Hogan takes on the Icon Shawn Michaels! Chris Jericho can’t say tongue twisters! The “Divas Division” just… Isn’t! Tazz is Fuhstrated! Matt Hardy is betrayed and concussed! “J.R. & Co” can’t stop bringing the show back to politics! And we witness the very first ever Custody of a Child match!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, WELCOME! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we mirror the last few weeks in middle america with some HEAT! Back before WWF had given up on the product! Witness the destruction of the Brood! Michael PS Hayes as manager for the Hardy Boys! Its Vintage Vince Russo with tons of run ins and everyone has two feuds!
We reviewed Sunday Night Heat episodes 50 and 51 from July of 1999!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week Shawn Michaels is back and own’s stock in Jesus-T’s! The crew just came back from India and 80% of the roster is sick! The Tag champs are Nude! and Vince McMahon’s sense of humor is running WILD!
We reviewed WWE Raw episode #496 from November 25th 2002!
This week! The Attitude Era becomes Self-aware! We keep it classy with Pete Rose and Jennifer Flowers!The Legion of Doom buy new Goalie pads! Sgt Slaughter refuses to allow his estranged daughter Chyna to date Triple H! Sable Powerbombs her way into the hearts of millions! The Brothers of Destruction Collide! And Stone Cold Steve Austin is crowned World Champion!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! On this week’s show we dive headfirst into the original brand split! Its Bischoff vs Steph! Bischoff comes armed with H-L-A, Distant announcers, and the best of defunct companies propping up his WWE-bred main-eventers! And Steph fires back with the freaking Big Show as her champion, but a fantastic tag division with the likes of Los Guerreros and Edge/Mysterio! lots of good on this week’s show, Oh and the very first ever elimination chamber!
so join us as we review WWE’s Survivor Series 2002!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, and Others, Step Right Up! For another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the era of people power! CM Punk is on top with The Rock and Cena on the horizon! Heel Michael Cole and understanding, yet still creepily horny, face color commentator/grandpa Jerry Lawler! The finale to a “20 year Feud”! Kelly Kelly’s Vocal Cords in a Divas Championship Singles Match! And did you know Primo and Epico were already in WWE in 2011?
We Watched WWE’s Tables Ladders and Chairs from 2011!
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! To another trip to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we return to the wake of destruction left after the death of WCW! As all the guys who didn’t get invited to the Invasion went DOWN UNDER to begin the World Wrestling All-Stars! And although Vince Russo isn’t involved, His influence is in full effect as EVERY MATCH HAS A STIPULATION! And Most of them are part of a tournament to crown the first Heavyweight Championship! Oh and lots and lots of peak attitude era lady-bits and Jerry Lawler is at his worst! Oh yeah, and the Bananas in Pajamas get in on the wrestling action!!!
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week our Summerfest Celebration continues! As we welcome THE NEW GENERATION! to the first show in the BRAND NEW United Center in Chicago! Country Vs Rap Music! Brother Vs Brother! Undertaker Vs Underfaker! A Soft-rock chill British Bulldog! And an Uber-Evil Jim The Anvil Neidhart!
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!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discover that the WWE's Favorite Band in the World is the very worst version of Limp Bizkit! We witness the WWE riding a blip of pop culture into the ground! (Devoting 5 segments to it!!!) Hear the King get super racist! And then watch Brock Lesnar try to off himself in front of millions of people around the world by taking a swan-dive into the ring!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we travel back to the deserted wasteland of wrestling and entertainment known as 2010! Witness WWE put three of their largest competitors into ladder matches! The infamous Butterfly Diva's Championship! Kane getting the biggest babyface pop of his life only to turn heel seconds later! and one of the worst John Cena main event matches of all time!
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls and Inbetweeners! Step Right up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week is a bit shorter than usual, but just as much fun as we get RAW!!!! See the WWF in the midst of Vince McMahon's Steroid trial! Macho Man on Color commentary! 1-2-3 Kid vs Nikolai Volkoff! SO many Jobbers and SOOO many big fat wrestlers!
Its the new generation! We reviewed WWF Raw Episode 67 from 1994!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Join us as we discover the debut of Biker Undertaker! Triple H has begun mixing his faction with family! Stephanie as the Women's Champion at the age of 24! And Gerald Brisco's exhaustive time as the WWF Hardcore Champion!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls and stars of USA's Pacific Blue! Step right up to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to 1998, when wrestling was hot! Ratings were high! And adult content warnings were necessary! Witness Shane McMahon's on screen debut! Multiple boob flashes and references! Droz is gonna... he's gonna... PUUUKE!!! and Stone Cold giving the least effort possible!
We ReVIEWED ThE VeRY FiRST EpISODE Of WwF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT FrOM 1998!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week, trip back to with us to the era known only as the People Power Era! See Great Wrestling combined with poorly booked finishes and Paint-Drying-Boring backstage segments! Its the Johnny Ace regime, the time of the SUPER-SHOW, Heel Daniel Bryan and John Cena's first existential crisis story line!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, listen as WWE stretches as much as they can to fill a PPV time limit! we discuss inter-gender wrestling! we bitch about Matt Stryker a whole bunch! A smackdown GM changes the Raw title match on the show! And the announcers spend an entire match shit-talking Daniel Bryan when he was yet to even appear on television!