On the final episode before WrestleMania, Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston engaged in the annual WrestleMania contract signing, Becky Lynch left jail under her own recognizance and was driven to Baltimore, the SmackDown tag titles will be defended at WrestleMania in a fatal four-way, The Miz took on Sanity, and Randy Orton’s Wellness Policy violations became promo material for AJ Styles.
On the final Raw before WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey teamed with Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch against The Riott Squad before the main event participants were arrested. Plus, Kurt Angle’s final Raw before his farewell match, Rey Mysterio vs. Baron Corbin, a great Batista promo, the Demon version of Finn Balor is advertised for WrestleMania, and Stephanie McMahon announces it’s “Winner Take All” in the women’s main event.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review two wrestling-themed episodes of the world’s most famous animated sitcom, The Simpsons. We discuss our viewing history of The Simpsons, compare the quality of the series 16 years apart, and discuss how each episode represented professional wrestling’s mainstream status at the time.
Tuesday’s episode features a Tag Team Gauntlet match involving Big E. and Xavier Woods running the table for Kofi Kingston’s last chance to face Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania, Asuka defended the SmackDown women’s title against Charlotte Flair causing changes to the WrestleMania card, a stipulation has been added to Shane McMahon’s match with The Miz, and more on a busy edition of the program.
Monday’s episode featured a Last Man Standing match between Drew McIntyre and Dean Ambrose, Triple H quotes the Spice Girls as his career is threatened, SNL hosts added to the WrestleMania battle royal, Roman Reigns answered Drew McIntyre’s challenge, Kurt Angle has one more match with Samoa Joe, and for some reason there was a Beat the Clock Challenge featuring Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch.
John Pollock and Wai Ting (joining us remotely from Hawaii) answer their patrons’ questions from the POST Wrestling Forum in the April 2019 edition of Ask-A-Wai. We cover over 35 questions in this 80 min podcast, discussing AEW, WWE house shows, Umaga, Konnan, Wrestling GIFers, parenting, dental hygiene and more.