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Cody “The Crusader” Conway

Walker-3 Cody the CrusaderMedium: Television
Title: Walker, Texas Ranger
Bio: Against doctor’s orders, the once-retired Cody “The Crusader” goes on to headline a long-awaited rematch against his greatest rival, The Warlock. Reports state that Cody was paid half a million dollars for his return bout, making it one of the largest paydays in both real and fictional wrestling history.
Signature Move: Overcoming an aneurysm.

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Walker, Texas Ranger

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Season 6, Episode 16
1/31/1998

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since Roddy Piper passed away. He was as big a personality in the world of entertainment as he was in wrestling. But for every They Live or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia memorable part that Piper had a hand in, there were other lesser-known roles that he was just as entertaining in. Such is the case in this episode of Walker, Texas Ranger. RIP Hot Rod.

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Roddy Piper’s Wrestling-Related TV & Film Appearances

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The fact that you can become just as popular as Hulk Hogan in the 80’s, and do an even better job at transcending pro wrestling and cementing yourself a spot in pop culture, without the full backing of the WWE, speaks volumes of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s endless talent and charisma. Nowadays, it’s clear that Piper not only made better life choices than Hogan, but he also made better career decisions when it came to acting on TV and film. My favorite part about seeing Piper in other forms of media was his interpretation of different wrestling gimmicks, even when they were simply an extension of the Hot Rod himself. So, here’s a look at the top 10 Roddy Piper wrestling-related appearances on TV and film.

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