WWF Monday Night Raw (November 4, 1996)

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Welcome to Walton, Kentucky where Kevin Kelly is standing outside the house of Brian Pillman for an interview that will be conducted later in the night to give an update on the condition of his ankle after receiving surgery on it last week after Steve Austin had destroyed it.

Stone Cold Steve Austin had threatened to come to Pillman’s house and finish the job, but up to this point Austin had not showed…

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WWF In Your House 4: Great White North (October 22, 1995)

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Pre-Show Saturday Night Slam
Todd Pettengill is at home I guess. He has cardboard cutouts of Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels in his living room that he greets when he sees them. His life seems the saddest. He has a giant pizza and sacks of snacks and a million cans of Coke to watch a mid-90s In Your House PPV alone.

A pair of women with lesbian haircuts who clearly hate Pettengill join him later as he highlights the most important matches of the upcoming show. This is actually pretty helpful if like me you are randomly watching an In Your House PPV from 1995 in 2017 completely devoid of context aside from some vague recollection of stuff you’d might have seen on TV 22 years ago. If it was 1995 and you’d been watching it as it happened and had been following WWF from week to week the only thing of any importance that happens here is Gorilla Monsoon talking about how Shawn Michaels had been attacked by a gang in Syracuse several weeks early and might not be able to compete but assured us an Intercontinental Championship match would take place. Oh shit this is that PPV?

Todd Pettengill wraps things up by shoving pizza in the face of a little girl who randomly appeared and the show gets underway.

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John Cena & Matt Hardy vs. Rikishi & Tajiri (WWE Smackdown November 14, 2002)

This is a fun little tag team match. Taken out of context, I have no idea why any of these guys are teaming up here, but it’s kind of hilarious to me. Cena and Hardy pick up the win when Hardy inadvertently pins Tajiri after a double clothesline spot. The post match high fives between Matt Hardy Version 1.0 and John Cena are a thing of beauty.

Aldo Montoya vs. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Barry Horowitz vs. Bob Holly vs. Duke Droese vs. Fatu vs. Hakushi vs. Henry O. Godwinn vs. Hunter Hearst Helmsley vs. Isaac Yankem DDS vs. Jean-Pierre Lafitte vs. Kama vs. King Kong Bundy vs. Marty Jannetty vs. Owen Hart vs. Rad Radford vs. Savio Vega vs. Sycho Sid vs. Skip vs. The 1-2-3 Kid (WWF Raw October 23, 1995)

Twenty Man Battle Royal to determine the #1 Contender for the WWF Intercontinental Championship.