[TV Rundown] ‘Pro’ 5.11.91 – Sneak Attacks on Larry Z’s Legends, Arn Pleads with Beautiful Bobby, Reed & Gang Team Up

COMMENTATORS: Tony Schiavone & “The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko

No showcase matches this week on Pro but Butch Reed and One Man Gang are finally in the same place after a month of them supposedly being in cahoots so that’s something. Also on the show Brian Pillman interrupts Larry Z’s Legends and Arn Anderson makes a plea to Bobby Eaton. Pro rules.

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 CAHMPIONS: Vacant
  • WCW WORLD SIX MAN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: Ricky Morton, “Wildfire” Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog

LINEUP

  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. Carl Robertson & Paul Lee
  • CLIP: El Gigante Surprises Sid Vicious (Worldwide – 5.4.91)
  • El Gigante vs. Jim Boss
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Tom Burke/Burk
  • SUPERBRAWL CONTROL CENTER w/ Gordon Solie
  • Ron Simmons vs. Mike Steel
  • LARRY Z’S LEGENDS w/ Larry Zbyszko & Barry Windham
  • Butch Reed & One Man Gang vs. Scott Allen & Brett Wayne
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Jeff Stone
  • Nikita Koloff vs. Ian Weston

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[TV Rundown] ‘Pro’ 4.20.91 – TV Title Match, Luger/Koloff Recap

COMMENTATORS: Tony Schiavone & “The Living Legend” Larry Zbyszko

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

  • Brian Pillman & El Gigante vs. Doug Vines & Mark Kyle
  • SUPERBRAWL CONTROL CENTER w/ Gordon Solie
  • Arn Anderson [c] vs. Tim Horner for the WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • The Young Pistols vs. Dave Johnson & Lou Fabiano
  • BRICKHOUSE BONUS w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog vs. Rip Rogers, Don Allen, & Joe Cazana
  • LARRY Z’S LEGENDS: Larry Zbyszko w/ Ron Simmons
  • Barry Windham vs. Scott Allen
  • FEUD RECAP: Lex Luger vs. Nikita Koloff
  • Lex Luger vs. Pat Rose

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[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

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[TV Review] Pro – 3.9.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

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. Joe Cazana & Rip Rogers
  • PROMO: Dan Spivey
  • FEUD RECAP: Ric Flair vs. El Gigante
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Pat Rose
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Buddy Landell
  • SEGMENT: Brickhouse Bonus w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • PROMO: Barry Windham
  • Barry Windham vs. Terry Bronson
  • The Fabulous Freebirds [c] vs. The Steiner Brothers for the WCW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
  • IN-RING SEGMENT: Larry Z’s Legends w/ Larry Zbyszko & The Steiner Brothers
  • Sid Vicious vs. Scott Allen
  • PROMO: Terry Taylor & Alexandra York
  • PROMO: Sting & Lex Luger
  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. Mick Drago & Mark Kyle

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[TV Review] Main Event – 2.17.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Missy Hyatt

The Z-Man and Terry Taylor wrestle each other for the third week in a row, Bobby Eaton takes too long to beat a jobber with a goofy mustache, and Jim Ross can’t hide his disgust with co-host Missy Hyatt very well. There’s a PPV next weekend to sort-of promote to, and sort-of promote it they do!

The Lineup

  • El Gigante vs. Bill Ford
  • Brad Armstrong vs. Rip Rogers
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Rob Morgan
  • Doom vs. Scott Allen & Carl Robertson
  • In-Ring Segment: The Danger Zone
  • Tom Zenk vs. Terry Taylor

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 2.16.91

Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

This week there’s a rematch from Dixie DynamiteBig Josh makes his surprise debut, the future Johnny B. Badd is here with a horrible mispelling of his real name, and I fall in love with a tag team that just isn’t meant to be. Oh and El Gigante wants the belt.

The Lineup

  • Tommy Rich vs. Jack Victory
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Ron Cumberlidge & Bill Baker
  • Segment: Wrestling Wrap-Up w/ Gordon Solie
  • Dan Spivey vs. Chris Hann
  • Ringside Interview: Dan Spivey
  • Sid Vicious & Stan Hansen vs. Scotty Allen & Jeff Anderson
  • COTC Rematch: Tom Zenk vs. Bobby Eaton
  • Barry Windham vs. Ricky Nelson
  • Sting & Lex Luger vs. The State Patrol
  • Ringside Interview: Sting & Lex Luger
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Rip Rogers
  • Ringside Segment: The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously
  • Brian Pillman vs. Randy Starr
  • Doom vs. Marc Mero & Gregg Sawyer

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 2.2.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Kevin Sullivan

This week’s Worldwide is a good one (no, really) as Arn Anderson challenges for the Television Championship, The Freebirds have an honest to god worthwhile match, and The Steiner Brothers truck the everloving hell out of The Master Blasters.

The Lineup

  • Brian Pillman & Brad Armstrong vs. The Fabulous Freebirds
  • Sid Vicious vs. Dave Johnson (Power Hour – 2.2.91)
  • Clip: Sting (c) vs. Ric Flair for the WCW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (Meadowlands – 1.11.91)
  • Doom vs. Scott Allen & Carl Robertson
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Arn Anderson for the WCW WORLD TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
  • Tommy Rich vs. John Peterson
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. The Master Blasters

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[TV Review] World Championship Wrestling – 1.26.91

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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] Power Hour – 1.26.91

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Commentators: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

Power Hour starts of WCW’s weekend of shows by re-airing a bunch of stuff from the past two weeks of Pro. Back then it made sense as Pro didn’t air everywhere and Power Hour was on TBS. Watching it now, however…different story.

The Lineup

  • Minotaur vs. Keith Hart (Pro – 1.19.91)
  • The Master Blasters vs. Tim Parker & Scott Allen (Pro – 1.19.91)
  • Rick Steiner vs. Mike Samples (Pro – 1.19.91)
  • Wrestling News Network w/ Gordon Solie
  • Brian Pillman vs. Lt. James Earl Wright (Pro – 1.19.91)
  • Terry Taylor vs. Joe Barrett (Pro – 1.19.91)
  • Tom Zenk (c) vs. Moondog Rex for the WCW TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP (Pro – 1.12.91)

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[TV Review] Pro – 1.19.91

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Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

This week on Pro we get a couple of fun squash matches (including one that makes Minotaur of all people look good), an actual competitive match between Brian Pillman and Lt. James Earl Wright, and a vignette from Arn Anderson & Barry Windham that…hasn’t aged well, to say the least.

The Lineup

  • The Master Blasters vs. Tim Parker & Scott Allen
  • Rick Steiner vs. Mike Samples
  • The Danger Zone w/ Paul E. Dangerously & Ric Flair
  • Brian Pillman vs. Lt. James Earl Wright
  • Brickhouse Bonus w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • Terry Taylor vs. Joe Barrett
  • Minotaur vs. Keith Hart
  • The Southern Boys vs. Ed Brock & George South
  • Vignette Time: Arn Anderson & Barry Windham Go ‘Back to the Basics’

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