[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 3.9.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

This week’s Flagship features El Gigante in handicap action, a co-opted Danger Zone as the feud between Missy Hyatt and Paul E. Dangerously continues, the return of The Z-Man to televised action, and JOEY MAGGS coming out of nowhere to have possibly the best match I’ve seen this month on WCW TV. I’m as surprised as you are.

Champion Roll-Call

  • WCW UNITED STATES 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: The Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)
  • WCW WORLD SIX-MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ricky Morton, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog

The Lineup

  • CLIP: Nikita Koloff attacks Lex Luger (WrestleWar ’91)
  • Big Josh vs. Jim Boss
  • Larry Zbyszko vs. Tim Parker
  • The Young Pistols vs. Lou Fabiano & Dave Johnson
  • INTERVIEW: The Junkyard Dog
  • Tom Zenk vs. Buddy Landell
  • SEGMENT: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Barry Windham vs. Pablo Crenshaw
  • Ricky Morton vs. Joey Maggs
  • HANDICAP MATCH: El Gigante vs. Pat Rose & Ned Brady
  • RINGSIDE SEGMENT: The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously, Missy Hyatt, & Theodore R. Long
  • CLIP: Nikita Koloff does sit-ups in sweatpants like a TOUGH BOY
  • Lex Luger vs. Joe Cruz
  • Sid Vicious vs. Tommy Angel
  • Ranger Ross vs. Rip Rogers

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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

wcw worldwide

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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