What the World is Watching

The League

FX Networks

“Bro-Lo El Cordero”
Season 4, Episode 9
12/6/2012

The League is leaving Netflix at the end of this month. So, if you haven’t yet, do yourself a favor and watch this episode where the guys take to the squared circle, lucha libre style.

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What the World is Watching

The Simpsons

“Gorgeous Grampa”
Season 24, Episode 14
3/3/2013

If there’s one thing I’ve learned thanks to Maffew’s Botchamania, is that wrestling nerds love them some Simpsons references. Especially, when you can tie them into a joke about wrestling. So here’s a Simpsons episode full of wrestling references and jokes about wrestling. 

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2016: The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture

Supernatural-UpsetHarleyThe year’s wrapping up, and in the world of professional wrestling, journalists, fans, bloggers, etc., will be declaring their wrestlers and matches of the year. However, here at Cheap Pop Culture, I’d rather give you a breakdown of all the times pro wrestling reared its red-headed step child head in the world of pop culture. So enjoy the second annual of The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture.

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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.

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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.