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[TV Rundown] ‘Worldwide’ 4.20.91 – Flair and Vader in Action, Meadowlands Footage

COMMENTATORS: Tony Schiavone & Gordon Solie

This week on Worldwide we’ve got squash matches galore, the same SuperBrawl Control Center we’ve seen on every other episode this weekend, and another look at the feud between Lex Luger and Nikita Koloff. At least this one features new Meadowlands footage.

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

  • CLIP: Luger vs. Koloff from the Meadowlands
  • Big Van Vader vs. Snake Watson
  • SUPERBRAWL CONTROL CENTER w/ Gordon Solie
  • GREEN SCREEN PROMO: Sting
  • Ric Flair vs. Tim Parker
  • POST-MATCH INTERVIEW: Ric Flair
  • Brian Pillman & El Gigante vs. Mike Thor & Jeff Stone
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Greg Sawyer
  • FEUD RECAP: Lex Luger vs. Nikita Koloff
  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Jim Corbett & Paul Lee
  • MEADOWLANDS INTERVIEW: Paul E. Dangerously w/ Lex Luger
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Lynn Fields & Randy Tatum

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[TV Rundown] ‘World Championship Wrestling’ 4.13.91 – Pillman vs. Flair, Rhodes vs. Zbyszko

COMMENTATORS: Jim Ross & Paul E. Dangerously

Brian Pillman continues his crusade against The Horsemen this week on World Championship Wrestling, taking on its leader “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Also on the show Dustin Rhodes takes on Larry Zbyszko, Gordon Solie announces some SuperBrawl matches, 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

  • The Steiner Brothers vs. Don Allen & Lou Fabiano
  • The One Man Gang vs. Rick Hardrock
  • Big Van Vader vs. Mark Kyle
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Missy Hyatt w/ Big Van Vader
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Pat Rose
  • SUPERBRAWL CONTROL CENTER w/ Gordon Solie
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Dave Johnson & Terry Bronson
  • Terrance Taylor vs. Tim Parker
  • Dustin Rhodes vs. Larry Zbyszko (**1/4)
  • FEUD RECAP: Lex Luger vs. Nikita Koloff
  • THE DANGER ZONE: Paul E. Dangerously w/ Arn Anderson
  • Barry Windham vs. Tommy Angel
  • Brian Pillman vs. Ric Flair (***1/2)

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[TV Review] Pro – 3.30.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Larry Zbyszko

The Z-Man takes on Terrance Taylor in this week’s featured match on Pro. Owen Hart, Lex Luger, and the team of Sting & El Gigante are also in action.

CHAMPION ROLL-CALL

  • 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

THE LINEUP

  • CLIP: Nikita Koloff attacks Lex Luger (WrestleWar ’91 – 2.24.91)
  • The Fabulous Freebirds vs. Reno Riggins & Tim Parker
  • CLIP: Nikita Koloff lifts weights
  • Lex Luger vs. Joey Maggs
  • PROMO: Lex Luger
  • Tom Zenk vs. Terrance Taylor (**)
  • SEGMENT: Brickhouse Bonus w/ Jack Brickhouse
  • Big Josh & Tommy Rich vs. Lou Fabiano & Pat Rose
  • SEGMENT: Larry Z’s Legends w/ Larry Zbyszko & Sid Vicious
  • Owen Hart vs. Keith Stark
  • CLIP: Vader/Hansen brawl (WrestleWar ’91 – 2.24.91)
  • PROMO: Stan Hansen
  • Dustin Rhodes & The Young Pistols vs. Paul Lee & Magnum Force
  • CLIP: Ron Simmons & Butch Reed brawl (Pro – 3.16.91)
  • PROMO: Ron Simmons
  • Sting & El Gigante vs. Jim Boss & Jeff Sword

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[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 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 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
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Buddy Landell
  • 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
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Ranger Ross

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[TV Review] Worldwide – 3.9.91

Commentators: Tony Schiavone & Gordon Solie

The World Heavyweight Champion is in action this week as Ric Flair takes on Tim Horner. Also on the show Alexandra York christens Terry Taylor with a new name, Brad Armstrong tries his luck with Barry Windham, and WCW continues doing a great job of hyping a non-televised house show that people outside of Georgia can’t actually watch.

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 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

  • Sting & El Gigante vs. The State Patrol
  • PROMO: Dustin Rhodes
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Ric Flair
  • Dan Spivey vs. Tim Parker
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Ron Simmons
  • The Young Pistols vs. Jim Boss & Pat Rose
  • PROMO: Ricky Morton, Tommy Rich, & The Junkyard Dog
  • PROMO: Terrance Taylor, Alexandra York, & Mr. Hughes
  • Bobby Eaton vs. Terrance Taylor
  • RINGSIDE INTERVIEW: Big Josh & Tommy Rich
  • Brad Armstrong vs. Barry Windham
  • CLIP: Nikita Koloff attacks Lex Luger (WrestleWar ’91)
  • VIDEO: Nikita Koloff works out
  • PROMO: Lex Luger
  • Tim Horner vs. Ric Flair

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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] 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

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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] 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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