Year in reviews are still going on, right? Enjoy the third installment of The Year of Wrestling in Pop Culture.
The 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.
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.
Title: Porky the Wrestler
Bio: A giant ogre of a man who ruled the wrestling circuits of the 1930’s. Suffered the biggest and most embarrassing loss of his career on a fluke to newcomer Porky Pig.
Signature Move: The airplane spin.
Title: The Ren and Stimpy Show
Bio: Lump and Loaf are of the big, bald, and mean as shit variety of cartoon wrestlers. They will beat the crap out of your animated heroes using well-known cartoon holds, like rolling their opponents into a ball. But when it’s all said and done and it’s time to go home, they’ll happily lie down for their opponents.
Signature Move: Doing the job.
Bio: When not endangering the safety of his opponents by wrestling drunk, The Hangman likes to live up to his moniker by choking out his opponents with a magical noose that drops from the ceiling.
Signature Move: Hanging wrestlers.