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Grimm

Amazon Prime

“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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Jessie

Disney

Lizard Scales and Wrestling Tales
Season 3, Episode 5
11/15/2013

Oddly enough, Disney’s Jessie expired from Netflix today, exactly four years after the premiere date of its wrestling episode. So, I guess you should read this and see what you missed out on.

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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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Women’s Wrestling TV Episodes

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With International Women’s Day having just passed, and it being National Women’s History Month, I realized I could do more to spotlight the representation of women’s wrestling (both good and bad) in pop culture. And wouldn’t you know it, there’s enough TV episodes featuring women wrestling to make a top ten list. These are the best ones.

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Jane the Virgin

janethevirgin-logo“Chapter Twenty”
Season 1, Episode 20
4/27/2015

In this wrestling episode, Jane the Virgin tries to show us a glimpse of what it would have probably been like if Kharma had decided to continue wrestling while being pregnant. Spoiler alert: the baby bump would’ve been used as a foreign object.

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Angel

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The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco
11/5/2003
Season 5 Episode 6

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s spin-off show, Angel, tackles Aztec demons, Day of the Dead lore, and numbered luchadores who happen to be brothers and are not named Los Villanos.

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Workaholics

workaholics logoFront Yard Wrestling
1/21/2015
Season 5, Episode 2

Based on some research, I found that Workaholics references wrestling A LOT. From Lou Albano costumes to them scrambling to find a place to watch Monday Night Raw. And  Blake’s first showbiz gig was actually doing backyard wrestling on public access TV. But this is the first episode that actually centers on wrestling as the main plot. And they do a hell of a job sending up both pro and backyard wrestling.

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