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Grimm

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“Silence of the Slams”
Season 5, Episode 13
3/18/2016

Not counting the animated Scooby Doo TV episodes, I think this might be my last entry regarding spooky wrestling-themed TV episodes. It’s also my favorite title of the spooky wrestling episodes. I’m surprised this hasn’t been used as an actual title of a Halloween-themed indy wrestling show. Continue reading “Grimm”

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The Strain

The Strain - Logo“The Silver Angel”
Season 2, Episode 4 
8/2/2015

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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El Mascarado

Wrestlemaniac 2 - El MascaradoMedium: Film
Title: Wrestlemaniac
Bio: Once a famed luchador, El Mascarado became a deranged killer inside and outside the ring. Instead of being sent to prison, he was sent to live in some small remote town in Mexico, free to kill anyone who happened to stop by via wrestling holds.
Signature Move: Murder.

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Booking WrestleMania (The Video Game)

The4thSnake - Deviant Art
The4thSnake – Deviant Art

The Internet Wrestling Community (IWC) A.K.A. wrestling fans in general, usually celebrate the month leading up to WrestleMania by posting up on forums and complaining about the current WrestleMania card and booking their own dream WrestleMania. It’s nothing but an exercise in futility. Then again, being a wrestling fan usually is. So instead of booking a card that I feel WWE should’ve put together for this year’s WrestleMania and disappointing myself further, I figured I’d book a completely fictitious WrestleMania card inspired by wrestling characters from different pop culture mediums (film, comic books, and video games), starting with video games.

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El Muerto

El MuertoMedium: Comics
Title: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #6
Bio: Despite becoming a masked luchador in the name of his father, El Muerto is neither a junior or a El hijo del. After being given 10 years to train and unmask a hero, in order to avenge his father’s death and earn his mask, El Muerto chooses to go after Spider-Man of all people, instead of a regular babyface/tecnico luchador.
Signature Move:
Being rescued from El Dorado.

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El Toro Fuerte

Jackie Chan Adventures - El Toro FuerteMedium: Television
Title: Jackie Chan Adventures
Bio: El Toro Fuerte is a world champion luchador. It is believed that most of his power comes from the ox talisman that is embedded in his mask, hence the name. Is also a trusted sidekick of one Jackie Chan (the animated version).
Signature Move: Big splash.