Ep. #432: November 15-21, 1998

6h 15m | Nov 20, 2023

Kris and David are guestless as we discuss the week that was November 15-21, 1998, a week that was requested by William Lanham with a $25 pledge on our Patreon. Topics of discussion include:

  • A full rundown of Survivor Series 1998: Deadly Game featuring The Rock and Shane McMahon turning heel as part of the tournament that crowned Rock as the new WWF Champion.
  • Vince McMahon and Steve Austin's real life relationship possibly being on the rocks.
  • A wild Raw featuring a cameo from Judge Mills Lane as well as Road Warrior Hawk and Droz climbing the Titantron.
  • Shawn Michaels returning to the WWF as the new on-screen Commissioner.
  • Chris Cruise writing a scathing letter to the Observer about the current state of the WWF.
  • Vader and Stan Hansen raising hell in All Japan’s Real World Tag League.
  • Masahiro Chono's career being in serious jeopardy.
  • Atsushi Onita showing up in New Japan to set up his 1999 appearances.
  • Some of the WCW-contracted luchadores getting ready to work for CMLL against their WWF-contracted counterparts.
  • “The Secret World of Pro Wrestling” premiering on The Learning Channel opposite Survivor Series.
  • Chris Candido and Tammy Sytch taking a leave of absence in ECW.
  • Bam Bam Bigelow invading WCW for a wild confrontation with Bill Goldberg on a Nitro that also features Presidential Candidate Hulk Hogan and his Monica Lewinsky lookalike.
  • The rest of Nitro and a crazy Thunder as WCW is in a…different state at the time.

This is just the tip of the iceberg, as we have so much more on this STACKED show!!!


0:00:00 WWF

2:04:24 Eurasia: AJPW, NJPW, Bam Bam Bigelow, BattlARTS, BJPW, DDT, FMW, Fuyuki Army, Kageki, SGP, SPWF, Wrestle Dream Factory, RINGS, NEO Ladies, & CWA

2:47:03 Classic Commercial Break

2:51:44 Halftime

3:12:26 Mexico: AAA, CMLL, & Promo Azteca

3:28:17 Other USA: TLC special, ECW, JAPW, Terry Funk. OVW, Power Pro, & APW

4:07:06 WCW

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