Ep. #423: September 13-18, 1987

4h 20m | Sep 18, 2023

Kris and David are guestless as we discuss the (almost-)week of September 13-18, 1987. Topics of discussion include:

  • “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan making his return to the WWF after his firing for the New Jersey Turnpike arrest and how he was presented.
  • “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase's hatred of children.
  • Randy Savage being upset at The Honky Tonk Man as his babyface turn is kicking into gear.
  • Richard Belzer officially filing his famous personal injury lawsuit against Hulk Hogan and the WWF.
  • NEW Leaders vs. NOW Leaders is going strong in New Japan even though Akira Maeda is being phased own.
  • Corporal Kirchner debuts in Stampede.
  • Big hair and mask matches in Mexico.
  • Robert Fuller becoming the new Tennessee Stud in Continental.
  • Week Two of WHEEL OF TORTURE in Memphis.
  • The Iron Sheik debuting in a desolate World Class territory.
  • Buddy Landel debuting in the AWA and lasting exactly one TV taping before quitting.
  • The main Jim Crockett Promotions roster takes the week off for a company trip to St. Martin for the annual NWA convention.
  • The status of the CWF and UWF TV shows and how much Dave Meltzer hates them as they (temporarily, as it turns out) shift towards a magazine.

All that and much much more on an extremely fun BTS, so check it out!!!


0:00:00 WWF

1:11;36 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, AJW, All-Star, Ontario, Stampede, EMLL, UWA, & WWC

1:43:12 Classic Commercial Break

1:47:32 Halftime

2:09:17 Other USA: Deep South, Continental, CWA/Memphis, WCCW, Central States, AWA, Portland, & Lisa Mavia

3:20:51 Jim Crockett Promotions: JCP proper, CWF, & UWF

4:02:49 Patreon Preview: A very revealing sworn affidavit about racism in WCW from longtime stage coordinator Moses Williams

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