[TV Review] Pro – 4.13.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

This week on Pro the feud between Bobby Eaton, The Z-Man, & The York Foundation continues, The Royal Family shows up to remind us all they’re still employed, Dustin Rhodes stands up to an amused Stan Hansen, and much more!

CHAMPIONS

  • WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair (?)
  • WCW UNITED STATES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Total Package” Lex Luger
  • WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson
  • WCW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)
  • WCW UNITED STATES TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Vacant
  • WCW WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ricky Morton, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog

LINEUP

  • Bobby Eaton vs. Terrance Taylor (**)
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Hacksaw Higgins
  • The Lightning Express vs. The Royal Family (**)
  • SEGMENT: Brickhouse Bonus w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • Ricky Morton & Owen Hart vs. Greg Sawyer & Joey Maggs
  • SEGMENT: SuperBrawl Control Center w/ Gordon Solie
  • Stan Hansen vs. Larry Santo
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Stan Hansen
  • The Young Pistols vs. Chuck Coats & John Faulkner
  • LARRY Z’S LEGENDS: Larry Zbyszko & Big Josh
  • Sid Vicious vs. Scott Allen

Read more[TV Review] Pro – 4.13.91

[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 3.2.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

World Championship Wrestling this week features championship action, as The Fabulous Freebirds defend the Tag Team Titles against The Lightning Express. A whole lot of other folks are in action as well, and Magnum Force technically main events WCW’s flagship show so I’d call this a win overall! Helluva return after a two-year hiatus that was totally on purpose and not because I lost my external hard drive and was too lazy to look for it.

Champion Roll-Call

  • WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair
  • WCW UNITED STATES CHAMPION: “The Total Package” Lex Luger
  • WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPION: “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson
  • WCW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Fabulous Freebirds (Michael “P.S.” Hayes & Jimmy “Jam” Garvin)
  • WCW UNITED STATES TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)
  • WCW WORLD SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ricky Morton, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog

The Lineup

  • The Young Pistols vs. Brian Carr & Snake Watson
  • Ranger Ross vs. Buddy Landell
  • INTERVIEW: Brian Pillman
  • Sid Vicious vs. Marc Mero
  • SEGMENT: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Fabulous Freebirds [c] vs. The Lightning Express for the WCW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Ron Simmons
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Ricky Nelson
  • Big Josh & Tommy Rich vs. The State Patrol
  • VIDEO: Nikita Koloff Trains
  • Lex Luger vs. Doug Vines
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Lex Luger
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Joe Bruce & John Peterson
  • RINGSIDE SEGMENT: The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously & Sid Vicious
  • Dan Spivey vs. Larry Santo
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Jeff Sword
  • Sting & El Gigante vs. Magnum Force

Read more[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 3.2.91

[TV Review] Power Hour – 3.2.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

WrestleWar 91 fallout coverage plus repurposed footage from the 2.16.91 episode of Pro so it’s a short read at least.

Champion Roll-Call

  • WCW World Heavyweight Champion: Ric Flair
  • WCW United States Champion: Lex Luger
  • WCW Television Champion: Arn Anderson
  • WCW World Tag Team Champions: The Fabulous Freebirds (Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin)
  • WCW United States Tag Team Champions: The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)
  • WCW Six Man Tag Team Champions: Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & Junkyard Dog

The Lineup

  • The Royal Family vs. Dave Johnson & John Peterson (Pro – 2.16.91)
  • Tom Zenk vs. Lt. James Earl Wright (Pro – 2.16.91)
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Joe Cruz (Pro – 2.16.91)
  • JOINED IN PROGRESS: Terry Taylor & The Lightning Express vs. Master Blaster, Pat Rose, & Rip Rogers (Pro – 2.9.91)
  • Wrestling News Network w/ Gordon Solie
  • Sid Vicious vs. Thad Clark (Pro – 2.16.91)
  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. Magnum Force (Pro – 2.16.91)
  • El Gigante vs. Barry Windham (Pro – 2.16.91)

Read more[TV Review] Power Hour – 3.2.91

[TV Review] Worldwide – 2.23.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Gordon Solie

It’s the shortest month of the year and WCW will have managed to squeeze in FIVE Z-Man/Terry Taylor matches by the end of it. Crazy. Worldwide this week is pretty killer otherwise though with The Lightning Express taking on Arn Anderson & Barry Windham in the main event plus a handicap match between El Gigante and The State Patrol and a War Games warm-up for Sting, Brian Pillman, and The Steiner Brothers.

The Lineup

  • Tom Zenk vs. Terry Taylor
  • Ringside Interview: Ric Flair
  • Handicap Match: El Gigante vs. The State Patrol
  • Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers vs. Rip Rogers, Jeff Stone, & Magnum Force
  • Michael Hayes vs. Terry Bronson
  • Sid Vicious vs. Rick Hardrock
  • The Lightning Express vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham

Read more[TV Review] Worldwide – 2.23.91

[TV Review] Pro – 2.9.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

Pro this week focuses on the Ric Flair/El Gigante feud as Gigante guests on Sullivan’s Saloon and later confronts the man himself inside the squared circle. Also on the show Sting is in action taking on the other Nature Boy (wait no not that one either, the other other one) and Sid Vicious puts another jobber on a stretcher.

The Lineup

  • Ron Simmons vs. Rick Cannon
  • Sid Vicious vs. ???
  • Segment: Sullivan’s Saloon
  • The Junkyard Dog vs. Tom Burke
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Arn Anderson for the WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (Worldwide – 2.2.91)
  • Sting vs. Buddy Landell
  • Ringside Interview: David Sierra, El Gigante’s interpreter
  • Terry Taylor & The Lightning Express vs. Rip Rogers, Kevin Nash, & Pat Rose

Read more[TV Review] Pro – 2.9.91

[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 2.2.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Bob Caudle

This week’s World Championship Wrestling does some building towards WrestleWar later in the month while also building for a match between Ric Flair and El Gigante. Who actually wants to see that match, raise your hands. Put your hands down, liar.

The Lineup

  • Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & Junkyard Dog vs. Rip Rogers, Steve Stax, & Jeff Hendrick
  • Lex Luger vs. Lou Fabiano
  • Ringside Interview: Ric Flair
  • Terry Taylor vs. Dave Diamond
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Paul Lee & Ray Hammer
  • Segment: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Lightning Express vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham
  • Ringside Interview: Doom
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Rick Hardrock & Reno Riggins
  • Sid Vicious vs. Phillip Parrish
  • Ringside Interview: Brian Pillman
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Tim Parker
  • Ringside Interview: El Gigante

Read more[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 2.2.91

[TV Review] Main Event – 1.20.91

WCW Main Event

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

Main Event immediately follows World Championship Wrestling this week so luckily for us we’ll actually get to see the entirety of that 8-man tag between between Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers and The Four Horsemen. Also on the show The Lightning Express reunites (I didn’t know they were even a team that broke up) to take on The Fabulous Freebirds and Missy Hyatt works out in preparation for her Arm Wrestling match with Paul E. Dangerously at COTC: Dixie Dynamite. There’s only about 40 minutes not including commercials on this episode so let’s see how they pack it all in.

The Lineup

  • Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers vs. The Four Horsemen
  • The Southern Boys vs. Ed Brock & George South
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously & Ric Flair
  • The Lightning Express vs. The Fabulous Freebirds
  • Video: Missy Hyatt’s Workout

Read more[TV Review] Main Event – 1.20.91