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Saved by the Bell

NBC

“Pinned to the Mat”
Season 1, Episode 9
10/14/1989

Ever wondered what a Latino Hulk Hogan in cheetah print would look like? Well, wonder no more.

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The Intern

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Medium: Television
Title: Scrubs
Bio: The Intern was a world champion wrestler. A malnourished world champion wrestler, but a world champion nonetheless. Maybe. Nobody ever knew who he won the title from or where the title came from. But one thing was certain, few were as aggressive as The Intern was on the mic.
Signature Move: Cutting promos.

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Scrubs

scrubs-logo“My Fifteen Minutes”
Season 1, Episode 8
11/15/2001

Scrubs was a great show. Its use of flashbacks and day dreaming, fantasy sequences were a large part of the reason why it was great. What made it even better was this episode in which Zach Braff’s character, J.D., goes full-on 80’s wrestler in a wrestling promo fantasy sequence.

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Saturday Night Live

snl-logoHost: The Rock
“WWE Promo Shoot”
Season 40, Episode 16
3/29/2015

It only took him four tries, but finally… The Rock did an actual wrestling-related sketch on Saturday Night Live. And it was pretty damn good. Hell, the entire episode was pretty damn good and hilarious. It also didn’t hurt that the promo had WWE logos all over and was pretty much an ad for WrestleMania 31 “Press Play”.

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Wrestling with Joeylicious

Pitch-Sheet-Cover-9-8-copy-e1411507405329Granted, I’m a little late on this press release that Setta Entertainment put out… to WrestleZone. But still, it’s worth mentioning since a large part of this site is dedicated to actual TV episodes that feature pro wrestling in one way or another.

From Setta:

New York, NY – WRESTLING WITH JOEYLICIOUS is a single-camera half hour comedy, filmed in and around NYC. It will follow Joey’s trials and tribulations as he attempts to lead a normal life balancing work, family and a romance while desperately clinging to his dream of becoming the greatest professional wrestler of all time.

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