What the World is Watching: The Strain

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The Silver Angel
Season 2, Episode 4 

It being October means reviewing something that fits in well with the Halloween season. What better show to capitalize on that than this particular episode of The Stain that features a short homage to the old school El Santo vs. movies, directed by Guillermo Del Toro himself.

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Create-A-Wrestler: Tiger Millionaire

Steven Universe - Tiger MillionaireMedium: Animation
Title: Steven Universe
Bio: Tag team partner of Purple Puma. Tiger is a wealthy wrestler who made his fortune off the coconut mines in Jungle Island. Can also turn into a “cheetah” if need be.
Signature Move: Underhanded tactics and remorse.

Create-A-Wrestler: Purple Puma

Steven Universe - Purple PantherMedium: Animation
Title: Steven Universe
Bio: Tag team partner of the dastardly Tiger Millionaire. No real backstory. Also, pumas are cool.
Signature Move: Destroying opponents and saving wrestling.

Create-A-Wrestler: The Good-Looking Gang

Steven Universe - The Good Looking GangMedium: Animation
Title: Steven Universe
Bio: Dashing Danny Doober and Handsome Hank Hackleschmidt stomped their way through the tag team tournament and into the fans’ hearts.
Signature Move: Helping Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma actually win the tag team titles from them in the name of wrestling.

Create-A-Wrestler: Concrete Heat & Chunk Truck

Steven Universe - Concrete HeatMedium: Animation
Title: Steven Universe
Bio: They build hospitals for the sick, and they build muscles that look slick.
Signature Move: Gross misuse of safety equipment and the public’s tax dollars.

Create-A-Wrestler: El Justiciero Enmascarado

El Chavo - El Justiciero EnmascaradoMedium: Animation
Title: El Chavo Animado
Bio: Disillusioned with the current state of lucha libre, and the fact that he doesn’t want to end up a broken and withered old luchador, El Justiciero decides to retire. But then he returns to the ring five minutes later to retain his stronghold on the Lucha Libre Championship.
Signature Move: Retiring then returning to the ring, like most retired wrestlers.

Create-A-Wrestler: El Furioso Desesperado

El Chavo - El Desesperado FuriosoMedium: Animation
Title: El Chavo Animado
Bio: A true rudo who’ll stop at nothing to provoke his arch-nemesis to face him in or outside the ring for the Lucha Libre Championship.
Signature Move: Forever jobbing to El Justiciero Enmascarado.