[TV Review] Worldwide – 2.9.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Gordon Solie (!!!)

Worldwide is stacked to the brim this week as not only are we graced with the presence of Gordon Solie on commentary but some of the biggest stars in the company are in action, including the WCW World Heavyweight Champion himself Ric Flair and…Magnum Force Rick. Okay look they aren’t all superstars.

The Lineup

  • Michael Wallstreet vs. David Isley
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Mike Samples & Magnum Force Rick
  • Sid Vicious vs. Unnamed Jobber w/ Blonde Mullet
  • Ron Simmons vs. Barry Windham
  • Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & Junkyard Dog vs. Lt. James Earl Wright & The Master Blasters
  • Ric Flair vs. Mike Hart
  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. Rip Rogers & Dutch Mantell

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[TV Review] Main Event – 2.3.91

WCW Main Event

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

Terry Taylor looks to prove himself to the championship committee by taking on the now-former Television Champion The Z-Man in singles action. Also on the show El Gigante squashes a tiny dude, Michael Wallstreet still has some matches in the can WCW needs to burn through, and Diamond Dallas Page makes his WCW debut. BANG!

The Lineup

  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Tim Parker & Scott Sandlin
  • El Gigante vs. Keith Hart
  • Lex Luger vs. Pat Rose
  • Segment: The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously
  • Tom Zenk vs. Terry Taylor
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Rick Cannon

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[TV Review] Pro – 2.2.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich get another crack at Arn Anderson & Barry Windham in the main event of this week’s Pro, plus Sid Vicious puts another jobber in the hospital, Michael Wallstreet is still around for some reason despite no longer being with the company, and we get to see more of the big Sting/Ric Flair match that happened at the Meadowlands last month. Yes we’re still seeing footage from that show, deal with it.

The Lineup

  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Tim Parker
  • Clip: Sting (c) vs. Ric Flair for the WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Meadowlands – 1.11.91)
  • Lex Luger vs. John Peterson
  • Segment: Brickhouse Bonus w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • Sid Vicious vs. Johnny Boyd
  • Ricky Morton & Tommy Rich vs. Arn Anderson & Barry Windham

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.26.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

With Main Event not airing tomorrow this week’s episode of WCW did the heavy lifting of making the final sell for this Wednesday’s Dixie Dynamite event. And sell they did with most squashes involving wrestlers that will be on that card as well as feud recaps and various interview segments. Seriously there are a lot of people on here, a staggering amount given the show only ran for two hours.

The Lineup

  • Ricky Morton vs. Rip Rogers
  • Ringside Interview: Ricky Morton
  • Sid Vicious vs. Greg Sawyer
  • Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Tim Horner vs. Sheik Ali Shikar
  • Interview: Michael Wallstreet & Alexandra York
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Scott Allen
  • Doom vs. Mike Samples & Mike Hart
  • Ringside Interview: Doom
  • Brian Pillman vs. The Cajun Predator
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. David Isley & John Faulkner
  • Scott Steiner vs. John Peterson
  • The Royal Family vs. Keith Hart & Larry Santo
  • Ringside Interview: Sting & Lex Luger
  • Feud Recap: Missy Hyatt vs. Paul E. Dangerously
  • Arn Anderson & Barry Windham vs. Rick Ford & Carl Robertson
  • Video: Anderson & Windham Go ‘Basic to the Basics’
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Brett Wayne
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. The State Patrol
  • Ringside Interview: Arn Anderson & Barry Windham

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 1.26.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Barry Windham(?!?)

Bobby Eaton and Arn Anderson square off this week on Worldwide to determine the new #1 contender for Z-Man‘s Television Championship. Considering Eaton already has the title shot coming up at Dixie Dynamite this makes absolutely no sense but we’re gonna just go with it lest WCW’s incoherence start breaking me down psychologically.

The Lineup

  • Doom vs. John Faulkner & Greg Sawyer
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Arn Anderson
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Larry Santo
  • Scott Steiner vs. Rick Ford
  • Lex Luger vs. Magnum Force Speedy
  • Sid Vicious vs. Brian Worley

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.20.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentator: Jim Ross

WCW is on Sunday and only an hour to boot this week but they still manage to jam in a bunch of squash matches, some interview segments, and about two minutes of a promised 8-man tag team match, the rest of which is airing on Main Event. Okay then.

The Lineup

  • Tom Zenk vs. Master Blaster Blade
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Mike Hart
  • Vignette: Paul E. Dangerously ‘Trains’ for Clash of the Champions
  • Terry Taylor vs. Dave Johnson
  • Ringside Interview: Terry Taylor
  • Doom vs. Brian Morley & Ray Diamond
  • Ringside Interview: The Fabulous Freebirds
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Magnum Force
  • Sting, Brian Pillman, & The Steiner Brothers vs. The Four Horsemen (Partial)

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[TV Review] Pro – 1.12.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

Television gold is on the line this week as The Z-Man defends his championship against Moondog Rex. Yes a Moondog is getting a singles title shot on WCW TV. Crazy, right? Also on the show The Danger Zone focuses on trying to put over MinotaurArn Anderson & Barry Windham promise ‘legal’ violence, and Teddy Long cuts a promo for Doom with one Doom member missing.

The Lineup

  • Brian Pillman vs. Tom Burke
  • Vignette: Windham & Anderson
  • Sid Vicious vs. Mountain Man Bailey
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously & Minotaur
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Jeff Sword & Mark Kyle
  • The Brickhouse Bonus
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Moondog Rex for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Konnan vs. Barry Horowitz
  • Promo: Teddy Long & Ron Simmons
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Scotty Williams

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[TV Review] Main Event – 1.6.91

WCW Main Event

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

This week’s featured match is a tag team contest between The Fabulous Freebirds and the weird mash-up of goofy gimmicks team Trucker Norman and The Juicer. This is Juicer’s one and only appearance in 1991 as he was fired due to sexual assault allegations stemming from his time in Portland. Starting a review on a downer, that’s my jam.

The Lineup

  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Dave Johnson
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously
  • Tommy Rich vs. Buddy Landell
  • Allen Iron Eagle & Tim Horner vs. George South & Doug Vines
  • Lex Luger vs. Mike Hart
  • Trucker Norman & The Juicer vs. The Fabulous Freebirds

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.5.91

WCW SN 1991

Commentators: Jim Ross & Bob Caudle

Before it was called Saturday Night the flagship show of World Championship Wrestling was simply known as…World Championship Wrestling. This changes soon enough during 1991 so I’m going to still tag it as Saturday Night on the website. The feud between Terry Taylor and Arn Anderson reaches its conclusion this week as the two face off once again, but this time there will supposedly be a clear and distinct winner. The Z-Man also makes his first defense of the Television Title against a…masked gimmick character from the Buddy Rogers era. WCW rules, man.

The Lineup

  • Sid Vicious vs. Pablo Crenshaw
  • Brian Pillman vs. Rip Rogers
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Reno Riggins
  • The Renegade Warriors vs. Ed Brock & Chuck Coats
  • Minotaur vs. Mountain Man Bailey
  • Lex Luger vs. Mike Samples
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Greg(g) Sawyer
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Dr. X for the WCW World Television Championship
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Keith Hart & Jamie McKinnon
  • WCW Classics w/ Gordon Solie
  • Terry Taylor vs. Arn Anderson
  • JR Interviews Lawrence Taylor
  • Tim Horner vs. George South

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 1.5.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Dutch Mantell

Worldwide is the third (!) of four (!!) shows to air on Saturday from WCW. Granted it’s syndication so it did probably vary from area to area but I’m going with the stuff I’ve seen on the internet and the internet never lies to me. Main event is, uh, Ricky Morton vs. Bobby Eaton but not the one from Power Hour. In fact it turns out the Power Hour one was from two weeks ago and originally aired on Worldwide. WCW continuity is going to drive me crazier than I already am, can’t wait!

The Lineup

  • The Master Blasters vs. Pablo Crenshaw & Todd Brewer
  • Dutch Mantell vs. Dave Johnson
  • Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Tom Zenk vs. Tim Hughes
  • The Big Cat vs. Jamie McKinnon
  • Ricky Morton vs. Bobby Eaton
  • Michael Wallstreet vs. Scott Sadlin

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