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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.
John Pollock and Wai Ting look back at WWF Raw Is War and WCW Monday Nitro from July 13, 1998 in this special double review. Raw continued the mystery of whether The Undertaker was in CAHOOTS with his brother Kane ahead of a scheduled tag team match with Steve Austin, while Nitro brought us the fallout from Goldberg’s first WCW title win the week prior.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF No Way Out 2000 featuring a title vs. career Hell In A Cell match between Triple H and Cactus Jack. We discuss the angles that led up to this event, why Mick Foley’s retirement lasted only weeks following this perfect sendoff, X-Pac stealing Kane’s girlfriend, and lots more from the year 2000.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review ECW One Night Stand, WWE’s one-night-only revival of Extreme Championship Wrestling from the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, New York. We discuss the stories behind what many consider one of the best PPVs of all time, including its creation, the involvement of the WWE, Eddie Guerrero’s displeasure with his participation, JBL vs. the Blue Meanie and more.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Battleground 2016 just days following that year’s WWE Draft. WWE Champion Dean Ambrose faces Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins to determine whether the title moves to Raw or SmackDown. Plus, Bayley makes a surprise debut, Randy Orton appears on the Highlight Reel, and Kevin Owens faces Sami Zayn for THE LAST TIME.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review UFC 194 featuring José Aldo vs. Conor McGregor for the UFC Featherweight Championship. Our former colleague / MMA analyst Robin Black joins us to discuss the shockingly accurate prediction Conor made about his fight’s outcome in an interview he conducted with him two days prior.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review Being The Elite, the popular YouTube series starring The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega and The Bullet Club. We discuss the series’ beginnings as a travel vlog, its evolution into scripted variety show, its role in the creation of All In, and the show’s future as its cast deals with upcoming contract renewals.