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Weird Science

Hulu

“Men in Tights”
Season 4, Episode 2
1/13/1996

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Create-A-Wrestler

Create-A-Wrestler: Pretzel-Maker Pickles

Rugrats-GrandpaPicklesMedium: Animation
Title: Rugrats
Bio: Pretzel-Maker Pickles stepped out of retirement to face his greatest adversary in the senior’s division, Conan “The Crusher” McNulty. With the championship title on the line, Pickles tried his best but was no match for McNulty’s underhanded tactics. Pickles was then awarded the Senior’s Division Championship after McNulty was exposed as a cheater.
Signature Move: Babysitting children.

Create-A-Wrestler

Create-A-Wrestler: Conan “The Crusher” McNulty

Rugrats-CrusherMcNultyMedium: Animation
Title: Rugrats
Bio: Conan “The Crusher” McNulty ruled the senior’s wrestling division with an iron first and a can of motor oil. With his opponents unable to grab McNulty long enough to slap on a wrestling hold, McNulty was free to tickle them into submission. His reign as Senior’s Division Champion was put to an end by his arch-rival, Pretzel-Maker Pickles.
Signature Move: Tickling.

The Bundy 5

The Bundy 5: Hulk Hogan Halloween Costumes

HulkHoganCostumeThere’s little doubt that the most recognizable wrestler on the entire planet is, was, and probably forever will be Hulk Hogan. At the very least, he’ll always be the George Lucas of wrestlers in terms of merchandising the hell out of his brand. From the start of Hulkamania in the mid-80’s to his lackluster and soul-sucking stint in TNA from the last couple of years, The Hulkster’s always been able to cash a few more checks come Halloween time.

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What the World is Watching

Roseanne

Amazon Prime

“Roseanne-Feld”
Season 9, Episode 20
3/4/1997

At first, I didn’t get the title to this episode and wondered if it had to do with the wrestling storyline. It didn’t. Having watched it, I realized this episode was pretty much about nothing and then it hit me. This was basically a throwaway episode and apparently a dig at Seinfeld. Only problem is that as good as Roseanne was, their later seasons sucked and even with Seinfeld being a show about “nothing” there were way more great episodes than there were bad ones. I guess, what I’m really trying to say is, I wish there was more wrestling to this episode.

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